Turkish border closes as Syrians flee Islamic State

Paramilitary forces locked down stretches of the Syrian border after facing a flood of more than 130,000 refugees fleeing the latest advance by militants

Rockefeller oil empire heirs plan to cut ties to fossil fuels

“There is a moral imperative to preserve a healthy planet,” said Valerie Rockefeller Wayne, a great-great-granddaughter of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller Sr.

Secret Service officers inspect the White House grounds over the weekend. (AP)

The Secret Service messes up
and we pay the price? No way.

COLUMN | How about the Secret Service starts by doing what most other ordinary folks around the world do? Lock. The. Doors.

Local News

Va. preschool teacher charged with biting toddler, allegedly in retaliation

Va. preschool teacher charged with biting toddler, allegedly in retaliation

An owner of the Goddard School in Woodbridge was charged with failing to report abuse or neglect.

Which team is the ideal matchup for the Nats in round 1 of the playoffs?

Which team is the ideal matchup for the Nats in round 1 of the playoffs?<br>

LIVE Q&A | The Post columnist takes your questions on all things D.C. sports.

Office owners can only hope this is finally rock bottom for Va. real estate

Office owners can only hope this is finally rock bottom for Va. real estate

It may be the worst time in the past 25 years to own an office building with space to lease in N.Va.

It’s time to give North-White-Rock-Bethesda-Flint-Ville a real name

It’s time to give North-White-Rock-Bethesda-Flint-Ville a real name

OPINION | The area will become denser and more walkable than anywhere else in Montgomery Co.

Missing U-Va. student’s father: ‘This
is every parent’s worst nightmare’

Missing U-Va. student’s father: ‘This <br>is every parent’s worst nightmare’

Jesse Matthew, the man believed to be the last to see Hannah Graham, was charged with reckless driving.

In 1972, she watched her sister get murdered. Last week she relived it.

In 1972, she watched her sister get murdered. Last week she relived it.

A trial was found unconstitutional after 40 years, so Emmogean Simpson had to testify again.

Is Metro replacing the carpet in its older rail cars? Some of it is moldy.

Is Metro replacing the carpet in its older rail cars? Some of it is moldy.<br>

TRANSCRIPT | “Dr. Gridlock” takes your questions (and gripes) on traffic, transit and commuting.

Redskins fall, but Kirk Cousins shines

Redskins fall, but Kirk Cousins shines<br>

TAKEAWAY | The backup-turned-starting QB was a bright spot, showing he can lead the team.

7 things to do this week — for free

7 things to do this week — for free

GOING OUT GUIDE | Tour exhibits at no cost on Museum Day Live or celebrate Banned Books Week.

More Top Stories

Top-level exodus at DHS hinders ability to stay ahead of threats

Top-level exodus at DHS hinders ability to stay ahead of threats

Employees cite bad morale, a dysfunctional work environment and the lure of firms paying top dollar.

Police narrow search area in hunt for suspect in Pa. state trooper shootings

Police narrow search area in hunt for suspect in Pa. state trooper shootings

Officers are scouring a remote corner of the state a day after finding an assault rifle left by the shooter.

New celebrity nude photos have been leaked. Why can’t Reddit stop them?

New celebrity nude photos have been leaked. Why can’t Reddit stop them?

It is nearly impossible to capture these images because they spread faster than they can be deleted.

Local Columnists

Sold! To the man who loves old guitars . . .

Sold! To the man who loves old guitars . . .

COLUMN | That 1960 Gibson Les Paul guitar? It sold for more than $140,000. Meet the rabid collector who bought it.

Sports

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss

Five observations from the Redskins’ loss

REDSKINS BLOG | Here are five things that stood out to Mike Jones after an evening to reflect on the Redskins’ 37-34 loss in Philadelphia.

Federal Government

Feds honored for ‘outstanding achievements’

Feds honored for ‘outstanding achievements’

FEDERAL EYE | Feds will be honored with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for outstanding work.

National

Three Afghan military officers training in Cape Cod are missing

Three Afghan military officers training in Cape Cod are missing

It is the second time in a week that a group of Afghan men training in the United States have gone missing.

Lifestyle

My weekend with Oprah and trying to find the life I want

My weekend with Oprah and trying to find the life I want

Winfrey brought her life-improvement tour to Washington, and here's what happened.

Arts

Denied visas, Syrian refugees still get a platform

Denied visas, Syrian refugees still get a platform

An unusual gathering at Georgetown U. brings Syrian refugees to their audience by Skype.

Diversions