New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital.

Islamic State militants used chlorine gas in Iraq attack

The assault, which hospitalized 11 police officers, appears to be the group’s first confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Monica Lewinsky speaks in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Daily News via AP)

Starr team mistreated Lewinsky
during Clinton inquiry, probe found

The intern and her mother were threatened with criminal prosecution if she did not agree to wear a wire.

    Local News

    D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

    D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

    The District will now spend nearly a billion dollars for a transit network with only about eight miles of lines.

    Frank Mankiewicz, political and
    media insider, dies at 90

    Frank Mankiewicz, political and <br>media insider, dies at 90

    He came from a family of Hollywood luminaries but forged his own path in Washington politics and media.

    No rain ahead, but breezy conditions persist as temperature fluctuates

    No rain ahead, but breezy conditions persist as temperature fluctuates

    WEATHER GANG | Best to dress in layers as temperatures will be mild one minute and cool the next.

    Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

    Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

    Two others were injured in the crash that occurred about a mile from the Frederick Municipal Airport.

    Bitter sheriff’s race reveals divisions
    in fast-changing Frederick County

    Bitter sheriff’s race reveals divisions <br>in fast-changing Frederick County

    The upcoming election is pitting the county’s newcomer foodie crowd against its old-time buck hunters.

    U-Va. abduction suspect faces charges in 2005 Fairfax sexual assault case

    U-Va. abduction suspect faces charges in 2005 Fairfax sexual assault case

    The warrant could be an indication that Jesse L. Matthew will face trial on the older charges first.

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    30 million vehicles have defective
    air bags, congressional officials say

    30 million vehicles have defective <br>air bags, congressional officials say

    Some legislators want all affected vehicles to be repaired in what could become the largest recall in history.

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    Drawing charges of hypocrisy, GOP groups are attacking Democrats who supported conservative ideas.

    Dogs helped stop White House jumper

    Dogs helped stop White House jumper

    The suspect’s capture marked a contrast to the Secret Service’s handling of a similar event in Sept.

    Canadian police say Ottawa gunman was not being monitored by officials

    Canadian police say Ottawa gunman was not being monitored by officials

    Police said he had a criminal record, may have had “radical views,” and was seeking to fly to Syria.

    Local Columnists

    When female teachers prey on male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

    When female teachers prey on male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

    COLUMN | COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a male teen may have damaged more than her reputation.

    Sports

    Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

    Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

    NATIONALS JOURNAL | Span has never won the award and has been nominated twice, while LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012.

    Real Estate

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    The 1885 rowhouse, designed and built by Thomas Franklin Schneider, retains his historic character outside but has been modernized inside.

    Federal Government

    Transgender federal worker wins historic discrimination case

    Transgender federal worker wins historic discrimination case

    FEDERAL EYE | A report said the Army restricted Tamara Lusardi’s restroom usage and stopped giving her work.

    National

    Probe implicates more than 3,100 students in academic scandal at UNC

    Probe implicates more than 3,100 students in academic scandal at UNC

    The investigation details a scheme in which athletes were placed in courses they didn’t have to attend.

    Lifestyle

    Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

    Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

    The actress is not the only Hollywood star who bears the burden of our expectations about beauty and aging.

    Arts

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    In video works, “Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn examines our need for nature to revitalize us.

    Business

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    ON LEADERSHIP | The maker of brands such as Camel, Kool and Pall Mall will begin imposing more restrictions on where employees can light up.

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