Ill will toward NYPD lingers for blacks, Latinos

New York’s crime rate has plummeted, but the Bloomberg-era “stop and frisk” practice triggered particular resentment toward the department, which has a history of aggressive tactics.

1 CDC worker in Atlanta may have been exposed to Ebola

The technician has no symptoms after the incident Monday, when a virus sample was mistakenly moved from the Ebola research lab to a second lab.

Siddhartha Dhar, with his infant, left London. (National News/Zuma Wire)

Islamic State’s new recruits: Families

The militants are calling on doctors, lawyers, engineers and other professionals to join. And children are part of the new society.

Local News

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave
1 suspect dead, another wounded

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave <br>1 suspect dead, another wounded

Police said the suspects in two separate crimes fired at police, who returned fire. No officers were shot.

Dreaming of a mild Christmas?
You’ve got it — and lots of wind.

Dreaming of a mild Christmas? <br>You’ve got it — and lots of wind.

WEATHER GANG | Expect this spell of sunshine and mild weather on Friday and Saturday, too.

A lost engagement ring. A frantic search. And a Christmas miracle.

A lost engagement ring. A frantic search. And a Christmas miracle.

Maybe someone would find the ring, Hayley Plack’s fiance told her. Maybe that person would find them.

NIH is getting overrun with deer. But hunting isn’t the answer; spaying is.

NIH is getting overrun with deer. But hunting isn’t the answer; spaying is.

The surgeries, which cost $1,000
per doe, take place in a high-tech operating room.

WASHINGTON, DC- DECEMBER 19: Jaydan Stancil, 9 playing with wrestling figures after one of his physical therapy sessions at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. on December 19, 2014. Jaydan Stancil was shot in the head Oct. 3 and just before Christmas the 9 year-old continues a miracle recovery as he deals with life as a survivor. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Jaydan Stancil plays in the hospital. (M. Joseph/Post)

A bullet is still lodged in his brain,
but he’s fighting his way back

Three months after being shot in the head, D.C. 9-year-old Jaydan Stancil is determined to leave the hospital.

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

Their inclusion in the marquee slate of holiday games shows the change in perception of D.C.

Man kills 650-pound black bear
while hunting in Fauquier County

Man kills 650-pound black bear <br>while hunting in Fauquier County

The bear, which ranks among the biggest ever killed in Virginia, yielded about 100 pounds of meat.

Watch Nationals Park convert into
an ice rink for hockey’s Winter Classic

Watch Nationals Park convert into <br>an ice rink for hockey’s Winter Classic

A time-lapse video shows layers of metal, wood and water spreading across the infield.

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White House set to ramp up transfers
of prisoners from Guantanamo

White House set to ramp up transfers <br>of prisoners from Guantanamo

However, President Obama faces congressional opposition to moving or releasing detainees.

In Hawaii, Obama hits the links
with an unusual playing partner

In Hawaii, Obama hits the links <br>with an unusual playing partner

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak joined the First Foursome on a golf summit of sorts.

Sports

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

Their inclusion in the marquee slate of holiday games shows the change in perception of D.C.

Real Estate

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

The 30-year fixed-rate average edged up to 3.83 percent, but has remained below 4 percent for all but two weeks since October.

Business

Dave Camp drops a tax reform bill on his way out the door

Dave Camp drops a tax reform bill on his way out the door

Retiring House Ways and Means chairman burnishes legacy of trying to think big in a gridlocked Congress.

Diversions