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Hours before the shootings, the gunman declared his intention on Instagram to kill police officers as retribution for the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
THE TAKE | Just as he did in 2010, the president seems to shrug off a midterm election defeat. But this time he’s grown more assertive in acting unilaterally.
Week 16 Washington vs. Philadelphia
Redskins Forbath kicks winning field goal. (Toni L. Sandys/Post)
For once, the ball bounced Washington’s way, and the team fought past calamities to upset the Eagles in the final seconds, 27-24.
Police said the nurse assaulted two more women while he was under investigation in previous incidents.
After she averaged 13 ambulance rides a month, the judge asked her friend to spend evenings with her.
The developer hopes the “parklet” will help change people’s minds about the community and its future.
The school board called for a separate unisex bathroom, but one student described it as “humiliating.”
Rain and strong winds are likely, and snow is possible, in the East on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
One of the murals on display. (Mark Gail for The Post)
Michael E. Ruane
In an epic Smithsonian display, striking depictions of the 1839 slave ship revolt tell the saga of Africans’ defiance, capturing hope for 19th-century blacks.
“Into The Woods” is the latest movie to use actors not typically known for their singing voices.
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Karla L. Miller
@WORK ADVICE | A recent grad thinks his job is “below my skill level” and wants to bail. Hang on.
Keith L. Alexander
The spotting, near the runways of National Airport, established the return of the white arctic bird.
You can bring the Japanese trend to Washington. But it turns out, you can’t make a cat do anything.
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David A. Fahrenthold
“My first thought was, ‘Wow, that was easy,’” Sandy Booket said of angering the New Jersey governor.
Tupac’s godmother, considered a domestic terrorist since the ’70s, fled from prison decades ago.
WONKBLOG | Research finds greater bias in states where black residents are in the majority.
Russians support their president as he confronts a West that is newly united against him.
We shouldn’t feel obligated.
THE FIX | It was a notable change of pace for the White House press corps, which is male-dominated.
A strange-looking new species was discovered during recent exploration of the Mariana Trench.
North Korea says it did not hack Sony
New York rally supporting law enforcement clashes with protesters
Highlights from Obama's last briefing of 2014
Cuban-Americans in Miami split on policy change
FIFA will not reopen 2018, 2022 World Cup votes
Olympian Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'
Gas prices dip to under $2 a gallon
Pentagon: 'N. American airspace is safe for sleigh travel'
Man rams car into headquarters of Spain's ruling party
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THE FIX | In a news conference, the president conflates the Baltimore Ravens QB with the star of “The Interview.”
The shift toward late motherhood is often seen as novel liberation from the biological clock. Don’t believe it.
COLUMN Give Gray credit: His taxi chief upgraded cabs and gave drivers a chance to compete with Uber.
Washington rallied in the fourth quarter to top the Heat, snapping a five-game skid in Miami.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Spring Valley home feels modern, but kept its traditional warmth and intimacy.
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Catch classic holiday movies, rock out to ’90s hits at the 9:30 Club or head to the opera house.
FEDERAL EYE | The 1% increase is small compared with those given in past presidential administrations.
The number of Americans who name race as the nation’s most pressing issue has risen to a two-decade high.
It wouldn’t be “The Late Late Show” if it wasn’t completely crazy.
The acclaimed Meryl Streep turns in a credible — and moving — musical performance in Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.”
A 70-year-old company in New York becomes an unlikely foil for the Silicon Valley heavyweight.
PART 6 | An exceptional economy has been lost because Americans stopped doing exceptional work.
Dr. Simpson, 102, helped devise the Saffir-Simpson scale used to prepare the public for oncoming storms.
Washington suburbs add fewer jobs than the nation’s capital, which accounts for about half the growth.
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