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GOP: House to vote on Homeland bill without conditions

Netanyahu says it’s his duty to warn Congress

Israel’s prime minister said he has “a moral obligation” to warn of the perils a deal with Iran could bring to Israel.

Iran: The issue that divides Netanyahu and Obama

The obsession of the Israeli leader’s political life also represents a chance for Obama to redeem a foreign policy ethos.

From top left clockwise: Schumer, Feinstein, Durbin, Lowey. (Getty)

A political dilemma for Hill Democrats

The big question for many is whether it is riskier to be viewed as condoning an effort to undercut Obama or to be seen as bucking a politically potent ally?

    Local News

    Snow and rain mix later today with temperatures hovering near freezing

    Snow and rain mix later today with temperatures hovering near freezing

    WEATHER GANG | The precipitation should develop between 1 and 3 p.m. and taper off before 7 p.m.

    Stories of grief, love and penance live among what’s left at the Vietnam Wall

    Stories of grief, love and penance live among what’s left at the Vietnam Wall

    Experts are choosing from 400,000 items to display at the planned Vietnam War education center.

    After five days with legal pot, D.C. poised to ban cannabis clubs

    After five days with legal pot, D.C. poised to ban cannabis clubs

    No clubs have formed, but Bowser wants to head a off gray market under a loophole in legalization.

    McDonnell launches bid to have corruption conviction thrown out

    McDonnell launches bid to have corruption conviction thrown out

    The former Virginia governor’s brief says the case against him was “built on a boundless definition of bribery.”

    What is derailing public transit expansion in the D.C. area?

    What is derailing public transit expansion in the D.C. area?

    Arlington rejected a planned streetcar, and D.C. and Maryland could also scrap system blueprints.

    O’Malley announces he will not run
    for Mikulski’s U.S. Senate seat

    O’Malley announces he will not run <br> for Mikulski’s U.S. Senate seat

    The Maryland Democrat is weighing a 2016 White House bid and has said he will decide by spring.

    Morning Mix

    Stories from all over

    Convicted rapist Mukesh Singh. (AP)

    Convicted rapist Mukesh Singh. (AP)

    The chilling reason the Delhi bus gang-rapist blames his victim

    “A decent girl won’t roam around at nine o’clock at night,” he tells a filmmaker.

    Washington, D.C.’s lunch crowd is hungry for customized pizzas

    Washington, D.C.’s lunch crowd is hungry for customized pizzas

    Local chain &pizza received
    $10 million in venture capital funding to fuel its rapid expansion.

    How to avoid online romance scams — and what to do if you’re scammed

    How to avoid online romance scams —  and what to do if you’re scammed

    When a scammer contacted her, one Missouri woman created an online resource to help victims.

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    Clinton used private e-mail for government business at State Dept.

    Clinton used private e-mail for government business at State Dept.

    The former secretary of state did not routinely preserve and turn over her
    e-mails for government records.

    Leadership style of China’s Xi Jinping forged by two historic traumas

    Leadership style of China’s Xi Jinping forged by two historic traumas

    His need for control can be traced to the Cultural Revolution and collapse of the Soviet Union.

    Shipping magnate foots the bill for Amal Clooney to represent Greece

    Shipping magnate foots the bill for Amal Clooney to represent Greece

    The cash-strapped Greek government gets help in its quest to recover the Elgin Marbles.

    How chocolate cake helped capture Mexico’s most-wanted drug lord

    How chocolate cake helped capture Mexico’s most-wanted drug lord

    Servando Gómez Martínez, who led the Knights Templar cartel, was arrested by Mexican police.

    Mystery paralysis in children is puzzling parents — and researchers

    Mystery paralysis in children is puzzling parents — and researchers

    Doctors believe it is linked to last year’s outbreak of enterovirus, but they haven’t proved a connection.

    The zombie statistic about women’s share of income and property

    The zombie statistic about women’s share of income and property

    FACT CHECKER | A statistic, based on fishy data from four decades ago, continues to circulate.

    Sweeteners: A periodic table

    Sweeteners: A periodic table

    GRAPHIC | Which sweeteners are good for your gut, can upset your metabolism or promote tooth decay?

    Sports

    Virginia overcomes early scoring drought to beat Syracuse

    Virginia overcomes early scoring drought to beat Syracuse

    The Cavaliers managed only two points in the first 13-plus minutes before rallying to secure the outright ACC regular season title.

    Real Estate

    Downsizing tips for empty-nesters

    Downsizing tips for empty-nesters

    The first steps are to de-clutter your house and to think seriously about whether it can meet your needs as you age.

    Federal Government

    What to look for from Democrats during Bibi’s speech Tuesday

    What to look for from Democrats during Bibi’s speech Tuesday

    IN THE LOOP | Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday is dividing Democrats trying to figure out how to comport themselves.

    Lifestyle

    Jerry Crawford knows how to pick a winner — in politics and horse racing

    Jerry Crawford knows how to pick a winner — in politics and horse racing

    The political guru has shepherded every Democratic presidential nominee to a win in Iowa since 1980, except one: Hillary Clinton. And if he can’t do that, he at least hopes to win the Kentucky Derby.

    Business

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA ready to compete against Elon Musk’s space startup, CEO says

    ULA chief Tory Bruno says the company is transforming itself in the wake of challenges by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

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