Tribe: World ignored Islamic State bloodbath

The extremists’ massacre of 700 people after a failed revolt was met with international silence. Some complain that the U.S. continues to ignore them.

Olympian sentenced to 5 years in girlfriend’s death

Olympian sentenced to 5 years in girlfriend’s death

Oscar Pistorius was convicted last month in South Africa.

Workers deconstruct the skeleton. (Linda Davidson/Post)

Mammoth dismantled, in 35 seconds

VIDEO | The Natural History Museum’s 20,000-year-old mammoth is being taken apart for restoration.

Local News

Rabbi took students to bath where he allegedly hid camera, woman says

Rabbi took students to bath where he allegedly hid camera, woman says

A student at Towson, where Barry Freundel has taught since ’89, said he invited them to use the ritual bath.

Metro to shutter Blue Line, access to Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day

Metro to shutter Blue Line, access to Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day

Planning for huge crowds on the Mall for a concert, the agency will ramp up service on other lines.

Black D.C. voters usually unite behind one mayoral candidate. Not this time.

Black D.C. voters usually unite behind one mayoral candidate. Not this time.

The black electorate seems fragmented and hasn’t fully aligned behind Democrat Muriel Bowser.

If Nats could only sign one, who would you pick: Zimmermann or Strasburg?

If Nats could only sign one, who would you pick: Zimmermann or Strasburg?

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

Extended paid leaves cost taxpayers
$775 million over a 3-year period

Extended paid leaves cost taxpayers <br> $775 million over a 3-year period

More than 57,000 federal workers were on leave for at least a month.

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Ebola patients are vanishing within Liberia’s chaotic medical system

Ebola patients are vanishing within Liberia’s chaotic medical system

Desperate families must search for loved ones at clinics that have lost track of both the living and the dead.

4 Pinocchios (again) for claim on
first-class travel for lawmakers

4 Pinocchios (again) for claim on <br> first-class travel for lawmakers

FACT CHECKER | A GOP Super PAC relaunches a false attack concerning congressional perks.

Designer defined fashion for first ladies and red-carpet regulars

Designer defined fashion for first ladies and red-carpet regulars

His exuberant frocks won the trust of customers and he set formal standards for women of taste.

Local Columnists

My sons love getting their toenails painted. Why should that wig me out?

My sons love getting their toenails painted. Why should that wig me out?

COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.

Sports

Right men; when’s the right time?

Right men; when’s the right time?

Royals and Giants have dominant bullpens; it’s up to Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy to use them correctly.

Real Estate

How to save money on rent -- so you can buy a house

How to save money on rent -- so you can buy a house

October to February is an excellent time to negotiate good deals with a landlord.

Federal Government

Coexistence of aggressive interrogation and civil liberties

Coexistence of aggressive interrogation and civil liberties

FINE PRINT | Panetta argues that “enhanced” interrogations were fruitful, but so were techniques without duress.

National

U.S. influx of travelers from Ebola-stricken nations slows

U.S. influx of travelers from Ebola-stricken nations slows

Fewer than half as many people as once thought are flying to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken African nations.

Lifestyle

Dave Grohl follows his ‘Sonic Highways’ home to Washington, D.C.

Dave Grohl follows his ‘Sonic Highways’ home to Washington, D.C.

The Foo Fighters frontman discusses his new rockumentary series for HBO.

Arts

Smithsonian seeks $1.5 billion for programs, endowment

Smithsonian seeks $1.5 billion for programs, endowment

The institution has raised $1 billion since 2011 in “quiet phase” of first unified fundraising campaign.

Business

Finance Lab: They have a pension and long-term care insurance. But is it enough?

Finance Lab: They have a pension and long-term care insurance. But is it enough?

Retirement writer Martha M. Hamilton pairs a couple with financial experts to help them decide if they’re ready to cover health care and living expenses in retirement.

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