Texas casts wide net in effort to contain Ebola

State health officials said there were about “100 people” who may have had contact with a man being treated for Ebola in the Dallas area.

Under Pierson, agency couldn’t shake turmoil

Julia Pierson was tapped to put an end to business as usual at the Secret Service, but systemic problems persisted.

Hong Kong police stand guard as the standoff continues. (Getty)

  • Hong Kong police stand guard as the standoff continues.
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  • Police officers stand behind security barriers.
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  • Demonstrators gather outside government headquarters.
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  • A protester pleads for a peaceful resolution. (AP)
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  • Crowds outside government offices protest.(EPA)
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  • Pro-democracy supporters continue to occupy streets.
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  • Local police carry riot supplies and gear. (AP)
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  • Protesters rest in the Causeway Bay area. (Bloomberg)
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China warns Hong Kong protesters of ‘unimaginable’ consequences

Tensions rose as protesters threatened to block more government offices and authorities warned of retaliation.

Local News

Suspect in U-Va. abduction accused of sex assault at 2 colleges he attended

Suspect in U-Va. abduction accused of sex assault at 2 colleges he attended

Jesse “LJ” Matthew Jr., who was not charged in those cases, left the schools shortly after each allegation.

Supreme Court sidesteps Virginia same-sex marriage case for now

Supreme Court sidesteps Virginia same-sex marriage case for now

The court also passed on cases in four other states where bans have been struck down.

Giants will bring swagger of playoff experience to playoff series vs. Nats

Giants will bring swagger of playoff experience to playoff series vs. Nats

ANALYSIS | S.F.’s 32 postseason games since 2010 have built their confidence heading into the clash.

He gave a man 27 years and regretted it. Now this judge wants redemption.

He gave a man 27 years and regretted it. Now this judge wants redemption.

Urging clemency, he wants to undo the “unjust” term he was required to put on a low-level drug player.

This is the calm before the cool down

This is the calm before the cool down

WEATHER GANG | A cold front — and probably storms — are headed here as the Nats start the playoffs.

Counting down Tom Sietsema’s top 10 favorite restaurants: No. 6 is . . .

Counting down Tom Sietsema’s top 10 favorite restaurants: No. 6 is <span>. . .</span>

Little Serow, with Thai food that is not for the faint, earned 3.5 stars from the Post’s critic.

  • Which other spots made the list? Nos. 10 | 9 | 8 | 7

A giant face emerges on the Mall

A giant face emerges on the Mall

REVIEW | An artist’s stunning new public portrait work in soil and sand pushes the boundaries of art.

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The middle class has not gotten a raise in 15 years — and it has gotten poorer

The middle class has not gotten a raise in 15 years — and it has gotten poorer

WONKBLOG | The economy has gotten bigger, but much of the growth hasn’t reached the middle class.

‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel opening on Netflix? Why theaters aren’t happy.

‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel opening on Netflix? Why theaters aren’t happy.

Movie theater giants criticize the plan that could disrupt the business model that gives them first dibs.

The most bigoted show on television

The most bigoted show on television

POSTEVERYTHING | An activist points out the absurd stereotypes in “Homeland,” which returns Sunday.

A stock image of the Blue Lagoon leisure spa in Iceland, on March 25, 2006. The British Treasury has been in emergency talks with Iceland's authorities following the collapse of Landsbanki's internet bank 'Icesave'. British investors have roughly £4billion (5 billion euros) in the Icelandic bank and British Chancellor Alistair Darling has promised to compensate investors in full with the first £16,000 (20,000 euros) of each deposit to be funded by Icelandic authorities. AFP PHOTO/Leon Neal (Photo credit should read Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

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Morning Mix: The top 10 best places to grow old

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Rising threats against Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters

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Symbols of modern protests, from umbrellas to pots to upraised arms

Local Columnists

Nats’ success astounds old D.C. fans
of the Washington Senators

Nats’ success astounds old D.C. fans <br>of the Washington Senators

COLUMN | For former fans of the hapless Senators, a winning team is a contradiction in terms.

Sports

Strasburg to start NLDS Game 1

Strasburg to start NLDS Game 1

NATIONALS JOURNAL | The right-handed starter will make his postseason debut on Friday and face off against Jake Peavy.

Real Estate

For more D.C. condo owners, the schoolhouse rocks

For more D.C. condo owners, the schoolhouse rocks

The 1893 Pierce School and other onetime school buildings are fertile ground for developers and architects.

Federal Government

In effort to end veteran homelessness by 2015, $270 million doesn’t hurt

FEDERAL EYE | The administration is adding $270 million to programs aimed at keeping military veterans off the streets.

National

Supreme Court bypasses same-sex marriage cases, for now

Supreme Court bypasses same-sex marriage cases, for now

The justices have not determined whether to rule on cases from several states.

Lifestyle

The fashion world’s feminist leaning: Flats are in vogue

The fashion world’s feminist leaning: Flats are in vogue

The spring 2015 collections raised important issues — from celebrity culture to women’s rights.

Arts

A giant face emerges on the Mall

A giant face emerges on the Mall

REVIEW | An artist’s stunning new public portrait work in soil and sand pushes the boundaries of art.

Business

Washington’s unemployment rate continues to climb

Washington’s unemployment rate continues to climb

Government labor force, professional services firms continue to shrink, holding back the area’s recovery.

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