Questions mount over Clinton’s use of e-mail

The former secretary of state says she wants the public to see her e-mails, but some Democrats are worried the controversy could damage her strength as a presidential candidate.

In volatile Karachi, residents fear a nuclear nightmare

China is supplying two large nuclear reactors for energy-starved Pakistan, but critics question why a city vulnerable to earthquakes, tsunamis and, potentially, terrorist attacks, was chosen.

A Delta jet skidded off the runway at Laguardia airport. (Reuters)

  • A Delta jet skidded off the runway at Laguardia airport.
  • (Reuters)
  • A passenger is wheeled on a stretcher at LaGuardia Airport.
  • (Reuters)
  • Salt is spread on Independence Avenue in D.C.
  • (Astrid Riecken/Post)
  • Visitors on the Mall shield themselves from the snow.
  • (Astrid Riecken/Post)
  • A man runs towards Wilkes Street Tunnel.
  • (Matt McClain/Post)
  • A worker de-ices a plane at Ronald Reagan Airport.
  • (Matt McClain/Post)

Heavy snow falls throughout the region, with more on the way

WEATHER GANG | Accumulations of 4-7 inches are likely in downtown and 5-10 inches to the north and west.

Local News

The battle for sledding on Capitol Hill is lost — for the time being

The battle for sledding on Capitol Hill is lost — for the time being

A “sled-in” protest is planned at the top of the hill to try to get U.S. Capitol Police officers to reconsider.

Kathleen Matthews, longtime news anchor, eyes Rep. Van Hollen’s seat

Kathleen Matthews, longtime news anchor, eyes Rep. Van Hollen’s seat

The Marriott executive would vie to replace the Maryland Democrat, who will run for the Senate in 2016.

Why a D.C. bike shop is joining a radical socialist union

Why a D.C. bike shop is joining a radical socialist union

WONKBLOG | Capitol Hill Bikes organized in solidarity with the campaign at Capital Bikeshare.

Tired of government shutdown fights? This bill would end them for good.

Tired of government shutdown fights? This bill would end them for good.

FED EYE | If Congress doesn’t pass a budget, the measure would extend existing funding levels.

The Mall is known for its monuments, but not its character as a park

The Mall is known for its monuments, but not its character as a park

ACT FOUR | The planned restoration of Constitution Gardens will add a more low-key destination.

Calling all Pr. George’s ‘Queen Bees’

Calling all Pr. George’s ‘Queen Bees’

RELIABLE SOURCE | A reality show is looking for “uber-fabulous” women who call the Maryland county home.

What should you do if you see
someone fall onto the Metro tracks?

What should you do if you see <br>someone fall onto the Metro tracks?

DR. GRIDLOCK | After watching a man fall off the platform, a passenger wonders what he should have done.

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North Korea: Knife attack on U.S. envoy was ‘deserved punishment’

North Korea: Knife attack on U.S. envoy was ‘deserved punishment’

Mark Lippert, ambassador to South Korea, received 80 stitches for wounds on his hands and face.

Surge in online tax scams raises questions about TurboTax

Surge in online tax scams raises questions about TurboTax

“Suspicious” returns spike amid discussions about who is responsible for fixing the problem.

King Salman awards prize to scholar who says 9/11 was an ‘inside job’

King Salman awards prize to scholar who says 9/11 was an ‘inside job’

The award came before a meeting the new king of Saudi Arabia had with Secretary of State John Kerry.

Ringling Bros. to eliminate iconic elephant acts due to cruelty concerns

Ringling Bros. to eliminate iconic elephant acts due to cruelty concerns

Executives said the decision to end the circus’s century-old tradition was difficult and debated at length.

Politics

Texan Will Hurd defies the odds for House Republicans. Can he last?

Texan Will Hurd defies the odds for House Republicans. Can he last?

He’s one of two African-Americans in the GOP caucus, and nearly 70 percent of his constituents are Latino, and given their problems trying to attract minority voters, national Republicans have made Hurd’s success a priority for 2016 and beyond. 

Business

Is China’s 1929 moment coming?

Is China’s 1929 moment coming?

WONKBLOG | Even though China’s economy is still growing more than 7 percent, its debt bubble is looking rather ominous.

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