Obama proposes Atlantic drilling, limits in Alaska

The proposals could potentially lead to the appearance of offshore drilling rigs from the southern Chesapeake to Georgia, but also moves to restrict access to oil companies along the Pacific and off Alaska’s coast.

    Ahead of 2016, Romney talks openly about Mormon faith

    If Mitt Romney chooses to run for president again, he is determined to re-brand himself as authentic — and make public what he has kept private.

    Comfort, left, and Kofi Boateng face troubles. (Michel du Cille/Post)

    How one family went from no debt
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    After the housing collapse derails the American Dream, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over one family.

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    D.C. police: Sharp decline in revenue was partly due to broken traffic cams

    D.C. police: Sharp decline in revenue was partly due to broken traffic cams

    The acknowledgment undermines the earlier claim that the drop was from motorists obeying the law.

    He was poised to be a top chef. Now he’s embroiled in a nasty legal battle.

    He was poised to be a top chef. Now he’s embroiled in a nasty legal battle.

    Frederik de Pue, formerly of Table and Azur, is accused of owing rent, plus siphoning money and wine.

    The cause of her growing fatigue was something no one guessed: A snack

    The cause of her growing fatigue was something no one guessed: A snack

    MEDICAL MYSTERIES | A Va. woman’s symptoms seemed like a heart attack, but tests ruled it out.

    Fairfax SWAT team raids Great Falls poker game that had $20,000 buy-in

    Fairfax SWAT team raids Great Falls poker game that had $20,000 buy-in

    But prosecutors cut the players a deal: The charges will be dismissed if they stay clean for six months.

    Wizards power duo could be sidelined as the team plays the Lakers tonight

    Wizards power duo could be sidelined as the team plays the Lakers tonight

    John Wall and Paul Pierce are officially listed as questionable, but L.A. won’t have Kobe Bryant.

    Your political opinion could
    earn you a $2,000 fine in D.C.

    Your political opinion could <br>earn you a $2,000 fine in D.C.

    OPINION | How an anti-legalized marijuana activist was charged for violating campaign finance laws.

    A once-grand Annapolis mansion

    Before a deadly inferno consumed the home, it showcased the Pyle family’s love of medieval design.

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    Why the snow forecast for NYC was so bad, and what should be done about it

    Why the snow forecast for NYC was so bad, and what should be done about it

    The weather service admits it didn’t do enough to communicate the uncertainty in its forecast.

    Mormon church will support laws protecting gays — with a few caveats

    Mormon church will support laws  protecting gays — with a few caveats

    The church said it would support some LGBT rights as long as its religious freedom is protected.

    Jenny McCarthy tries to mend her anti-vaccine image on reality TV

    Jenny McCarthy tries to mend her anti-vaccine image on reality TV

    It’s too little, too late for the TV host as she attempts damage control on “Donnie Loves Jenny.”

    Chinese police officers caught feasting on endangered giant salamander

    Chinese police officers caught feasting on endangered giant salamander

    After they were caught, the officers beat the undercover reporters who recorded them.

    Sports

    NFL deserves blame for DeflateGate

    NFL deserves blame for DeflateGate

    The league has allowed the Patriots’ football controversy to linger at its own benefit.

    Real Estate

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Here are some tips to avoid feeling remorse after your purchase.

    Federal Government

    IRS paying firm that muffed HealthCare.gov work

    IRS paying firm that muffed HealthCare.gov work

    FEDERAL EYE | The contractor, a key player in developing the once-glitchy HealthCare.gov site, is helping the IRS handle its responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act for $4.5 million.

    National

    Pentagon disputes that a decision has been made on Bowe Bergdahl

    Pentagon disputes that a decision has been made on Bowe Bergdahl

    The case is still under review by a top Army officer, Gen. Mark A. Milley, officials said.

    Business

    Dow drops amid earnings, global economy news

    Dow drops amid earnings, global economy news

    The indicators Americans love are helping to pummel the stock market and hurt corporate earnings overseas.

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