Radical leftists win as Greece rejects austerity

With millions of voters turning out, the country delivered a historic win to Syriza, a party that could put Greece on a collision course with the rest of Europe.

Saudis fortify their borders as Mideast chaos grows

No one has ascended to the Saudi throne amid more regional turmoil than King Salman, who was crowned Friday.

Rand Paul’s White House hopes face a real risk: Dad

Rand Paul’s White House hopes face a real risk: Dad

Ron Paul embraced a role as libertarianism’s prophet of doom.

A man takes a picture in Prospect Park on Saturday in New York City. (Getty)

‘Potentially historic’ blizzard takes
aim at Northeast; up to 3 feet of snow

WEATHER GANG | Residents from New York City to Maine are being advised to change their travel plans ahead of the storm.

D.C. may only see an inch of snow — or less

D.C. may only see an inch of snow — or less

There are still a couple of windows for some disruptive accumulating snow by the time the last showers depart.

Local News

Dreams of black wealth foundered amid the mortgage meltdown

Dreams of black wealth foundered amid the mortgage meltdown

Fairwood, one of the nation’s most aspirational black communities, epitomizes what was lost.

U-Md. gives the personal touch to a handful of accepted applicants

U-Md. gives the personal touch to a handful of accepted applicants

Six local students admitted to the university got a big surprise at their front door Sunday.

Video from D.C. police body cameras ending up as evidence in court

Video from D.C. police body cameras ending up as evidence in court

In a recent assault trial in D.C., both sides highlighted a video shot on a police officer’s body camera.

Peshawar school attack galvanizes Pakistanis in D.C. area and beyond

Peshawar school attack galvanizes Pakistanis in D.C. area and beyond

“This is the first time in my life I have seen Pakistanis get so involved,” a local resident said.

Rock Creek Park kicks off anniversary commemoration with owl experiment

Rock Creek Park kicks off anniversary commemoration with owl experiment

Young visitors dissected owl pellets as part of the park’s year-long 125th anniversary celebration.

After new law, parties popping up in unlikely places in Prince George’s

A shooting near a synagogue could be the result of an effort to crackdown on night clubs and banquet halls.

Our daily bread: Remembering D.C.’s homegrown Miles’-long sandwiches

Our daily bread: Remembering D.C.’s homegrown Miles’-long sandwiches

COLUMN | Would you walk a mile for a sandwich from Miles’-long? In 1960s Washington, plenty did.

Washington outlasts Denver in overtime to halt 2-game skid

Washington outlasts Denver  in overtime to halt 2-game skid

Kris Humphries, John Wall both post double-doubles as Washington wins in a back-and-forth affair in Denver.

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A group of children stand behind the fence at Auschwitz. (AP)

The fading voices of Auschwitz

The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz could mark the last major commemoration for many survivors.

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As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

Prosecutors seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of setting off one bomb.

The GOP’s field of presidential hopefuls grows ever more crowded

The GOP’s field of presidential hopefuls grows ever more crowded

THE FIX | With no clear favorite, there are now reportedly 25 potential candidates for the nomination.

Obama to call for more wilderness protections in Alaska refuge

Obama to call for more wilderness protections in Alaska refuge

The White House wants more than 12 million acres set aside, but Republicans likely will oppose it.

‘Downton Abbey’ recap: Memorable proposal brightens dark episode

‘Downton Abbey’ recap: Memorable proposal brightens dark episode

STYLE BLOG | Is happiness really that hard to find for these mansion-dwellers? Apparently so.

Unprepared for disaster

Unprepared for disaster

Years after 9/11, how could smoke in a Metro tunnel prompt such a poor response?

  • Raiding the college piggy bank
  • Va. should cut emissions via the markets

Wait, prosciutto isn’t a fish or cheese?

Wait, prosciutto isn’t a fish or cheese?

COLUMN | A meat-and-potatoes (and vending-machine tuna) woman adjusts to a foodie cuisine world.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Beaux-Arts-style mansion in Northwest for $16.5M

House of the Week | Beaux-Arts-style mansion in Northwest for $16.5M

The nine-bedroom, 16-bathroom home was designed to resemble the Marble House in Newport, R.I.

Federal Government

Federal employee bills show Capitol Hill’s partisan divide

Federal employee bills show Capitol Hill’s partisan divide

FEDERAL DIARY | When it comes to federal employees, one party wants to give and the other wants to take away.

National

Georgia couple disappears after arranging meeting on Craigslist

Georgia couple disappears after arranging meeting on Craigslist

Relatives said they grew concerned when the couple didn’t show up to babysit their grandchildren.

Diversions