Retired Israeli veterans warn against speech

Almost 200 former generals and top security officials said that Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress could undermine ties between Israel and the U.S., and could actually help Iran.

Thousands march to remember slain Putin critic

Russians rallied at the spot near the Kremlin where Boris Nemtsov was shot. Few felt any optimism for change.

Is the dog yellow or blue? Background changes perception. (Brainden.com)

It’s not just ‘the dress’: 12 optical illusions show how color tricks the eye

WONKBLOG | Amid a raging debate over a dress’s color, these fascinating illusions demonstrate how the mind can be fooled.

Local News

Icy travel conditions will continue as another wintry mix wallops D.C. area

Icy travel conditions will continue as another wintry mix wallops D.C. area

WEATHER GANG | A winter storm warning is in effect. Sleet and snow have turned to freezing rain.

GOP infighting in Va. may harm the party’s White House bid in 2016

GOP infighting in Va. may harm the party’s White House bid in 2016

A rift between centrist conservatives and tea party activists is alarming prominent national Republicans.

‘Mommy was in an accident’: A family tries to heal after a fatal tragedy

‘Mommy was in an accident’: A family tries to heal after a fatal tragedy

A grisly crash one year ago outside of an Arlington school left three children without their supermom.

$1.2 billion casino on track for 2016 opening at National Harbor

$1.2 billion casino on track for 2016 opening at National Harbor

MGM says the complex will feature 3,600 slot machines and 140 tables overlooking the Potomac River.

With help from Howard Hughes, scientists push the limits of mortality

With help from Howard Hughes, scientists push the limits of mortality

COLUMN | Is Hughes in some vat
in Ashburn, awaiting resurrection? No, but funny you should mention it.

Unpaid overtime. On call at all hours.
Grueling work weeks. Is this legal?

Unpaid overtime. On call at all hours. <br>Grueling work weeks. Is this legal?

@WORK ADVICE | Readers are still asking about the most common subject of employment lawsuits.

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Jeb Bush hopes his record in Florida will erase the doubts of conservatives

Jeb Bush hopes his record in Florida will erase the doubts of conservatives

Eyeing a 2016 run, the former governor is trying to convince the right that he’s one of them.

Syrian rebel group that got U.S. missiles dissolves after major defeat

Syrian rebel group that got U.S. missiles dissolves after major defeat

The collapse of Harakat Hazm further complicates efforts to counter the rise of extremism in Syria.

A rare look inside a Saudi prison that showers terrorists with perks

A rare look inside a Saudi prison that showers terrorists with perks

Save for its machine guns and guard towers, the al-Hair prison looks like a hotel in many ways.

Sports

Wizards hang on, snap skid

Wizards hang on, snap skid

Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce return as Washington blows 21-point lead before rallying late to beat Detroit, 99-95, and halt six-game slide.

Federal Government

Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

FEDERAL EYE | A Reagan-era executive order requires all U.S. government workers to be drug free.

National

Ebola nurse to sue Dallas hospital owner over training, privacy concerns

Ebola nurse to sue Dallas hospital owner over training, privacy concerns

Nina Pham says the hospital didn’t have the gear or resources to treat her properly, according to reports.

Business

Northrop employee reads tea leaves, sees millions, in Keurig coffee machine

Northrop employee reads tea leaves, sees millions, in Keurig coffee machine

VALUE ADDED | Northern Virginia entrepreneur leaves 100k job tending satellites for dream;

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