Europe’s appetite for U.S. wood fuels controversy

American pellet mills are helping European nations meet mandates to cut coal use, but critics say the switch to wood could create more carbon pollution and endanger U.S. wildlife habitats.

Cancer trial to target tumors by mutations, not location

For patients, the National Cancer Institute’s new study and strategy means access to experimental drugs that may be more effective and available sooner.

Sweetlife featured 31 musical acts just outside D.C. (Post)

Every town has a sad imitation
of Coachella. Sweetlife is ours.

ESSAY | What’s billed as a music festival instead relegates unimaginative performers to essentially background music.

    Local News

    Is the 3-year-old found dead on a park swing a case of dad discrimination?

    Is the 3-year-old found dead on a park swing a case of dad discrimination?

    COLUMN | Ji’Aire Lee’s death came 11 days after a custody agreement that left him with his troubled mother.

    Prosecutor: Rockville murder victim was stabbed and cut 42 times

    Prosecutor: Rockville murder victim was stabbed and cut 42 times

    The man accused of killing Dick Vilardo, 65, and wife Jody, 67, was ordered held without bond Monday.

    As Redskins remove more seats, for some fans, it’s ‘more fun’ to stay home

    As Redskins remove more seats, for some fans, it’s ‘more fun’ to stay home

    The trend toward smaller NFL stadiums reflects a changing market — and the team’s poor recent play.

    Police: Argument led to fatal shootout in Prince George’s park on Sunday

    Police: Argument led to fatal shootout in Prince George’s park on Sunday

    Alonzo Lloyd, 21, was charged with second-degree murder in the killing of 21-year-old Jeramey Williams.

    Lost and found: Missing SAT answer sheets discovered at high school

    Lost and found: Missing SAT answer sheets discovered at high school

    Loudoun schools apologized after the box, assumed lost in transit, was found in the school’s shipping area.

    Fairfax attorney who faced firing over Geer case will stay employed after all

    Fairfax attorney who faced firing over Geer case will stay employed after all

    Cynthia Tianti will now only work with services for substance abusers and the mentally ill, not police.

    ‘I will remember them with kind thoughts and a sincere sadness’

    ‘I will remember them with kind thoughts and a sincere sadness’

    Family and friends gather for the funeral of the Savopoulos family members who were brutally slain.

    Five free things to do this week

    Five free things to do this week

    Have a bike and movie night, swing dance, celebrate Caribbean culture, or go to a poetry reading.

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    Senators pledge to amend House bill after some NSA powers halted

    Senators pledge to amend House bill after some NSA powers halted

    Republicans were unable to act before the deadline after Sen. Rand Paul foiled the extension.

    Graham brings hawkish views,
    and feud with Paul, to campaign

    Graham brings hawkish views, <br> and feud with Paul, to campaign

    The S.C. Republican’s fight with the senator from Kentucky is one of many variables in an underdog bid.

    Justices allow suit by Muslim woman who says headscarf cost her a job

    Justices allow suit by Muslim woman who says headscarf cost her a job

    The court revived the action against Abercrombie and Fitch, citing federal law protecting religious beliefs.

    Bruce no more, Jenner reveals her new self on the cover of Vanity Fair

    Bruce no more, Jenner reveals her new self on the cover of Vanity Fair

    “Call me Caitlyn”: The former Olympian and reality TV dad expressed relief in an interview.

    Real Estate

    Five ways millennial renters can become landlords

    Five ways millennial renters can become landlords

    Young investors could offset their debt and small savings by forming a partnership with their friends and pooling their money.

    Federal Government

    Watchdog: EPA workers get away
    with timesheet fraud, watching porn

    Watchdog: EPA workers get away <br> with timesheet fraud, watching porn

    FEDERAL EYE | The inspector general describes a “culture of complacency” when it comes to employee misconduct.

    National

    Justices reject conviction for Facebook posts

    Justices reject conviction for Facebook posts

    The Supreme Court protected some perceived threats on Facebook, holding that prosecutors must prove they were intended as threats.

    Business

    Why conservatives are able to pass such harsh restrictions on the poor

    Why conservatives are able to pass such harsh restrictions on the poor

    WONKBLOG | If you were disturbed by recent proposals to limit what the poor can eat or do with their money, you weren’t alone.

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