‘Better night’ in Ferguson though dozens arrested

Protesters gathered Tuesday night in Ferguson, but the rage over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown lowered from a boil to a simmer.

Un­or­tho­dox police practices
emerge from testimony

Darren Wilson placed his gun in an evidence bag himself and medical examiners didn’t take photos of the scene.

Ferguson violence broke the mold in 3 important ways

ESSAY | What occurred Monday night was rioting as a planned event, prepared for as to obscure the protests’ meaning.

Darren Wilson and evidence photos from prosecutors. (EPA/AP)

Inconsistency only constant with case

Witnesses failed to definitively clarify some of the crucial details of the confrontation between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson.

The confrontation: How it unfolded

The confrontation: How it unfolded

GRAPHIC | A St. Louis County prosecutor laid out this sequence of events, using physical evidence and the testimony of witnesses.

Local News

Coach Gruden benches RGIII, will
start Colt McCoy for Redskins Sunday

Coach Gruden benches RGIII, will <br>start Colt McCoy for Redskins Sunday

The coach was losing games and the locker room after poor performances by the starting QB.

Rain — soon to be snow — moves into D.C. on the year’s busiest travel day

Rain — soon to be snow — moves into D.C. on the year’s busiest travel day

WEATHER GANG | Travel will be difficult across the East Coast today as the storm moves through.

The Wizards are worthy of your attention, unlike that other team . . .

The Wizards are worthy of your attention, unlike that <i>other </i>team <span>. . .</span>

COLUMN | Take a break from your Deadskins angst — the Wizards are finally back in a real way.

It’s open season for health plans, federal workers: How to save money

It’s open season for health plans, federal workers: How to save money

FEDERAL DIARY | Insurance experts give tips for employees ahead of the Dec. 8 deadline.

Thanksgiving FAQs: What to do with your leftovers and last-minute dishes

Thanksgiving FAQs: What to do with your leftovers and last-minute dishes

If you haven’t finalized your menu yet or you’re fretting over carving the turkey, this is your resource.

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Former Hewlett-Packard CEO
Carly Fiorina sets stage for 2016 run

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO <br> Carly Fiorina sets stage for 2016 run

She could stand out in the crowded GOP field, but a failed 2010 Senate bid and debts from it raise doubts.

Flournoy takes herself out of the running for secretary of defense

Flournoy takes herself out of the running for secretary of defense

Michèle Flournoy was thought to be a front-runner for the job, and her withdrawal may muddle the search.

Inside the reign of fear at Iraqi hospitals run by the Islamic State

Inside the reign of fear at Iraqi hospitals run by the Islamic State

Harsh restrictions, power outages and medicine shortages define health care under the jihadists.

Thankful for their families, but
this holiday is now for friends

Thankful for their families, but <br> this holiday is now for friends

The benefits of “Friendsgiving” include no travel, no drama and the ability to sleep in your own bed.

Sports

Wizards stumble at home

Wizards stumble at home

Atlanta shreds turnover-prone Washington for a 38-point fourth quarter in 106-102 win.

Real Estate

Prepare your home now for winter

Prepare your home now for winter

Check your heater, roof shingles and sump pump.

Federal Government

In the Loop: About those non-pardoned turkeys

In the Loop: About those non-pardoned turkeys

IN THE LOOP | Every year, the president makes a show of sparing a bird or two. But then what does the first family eat?

National

Administration seeks to regulate teacher training

Administration seeks to regulate teacher training

The plan would require states to issue report cards for teacher preparation programs based on several factors.

Technology

FTC says Sony lied about how innovative the PS Vita is

FTC says Sony lied about how innovative the PS Vita is

As part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over false advertising charges, Sony will be offering early Vita buyers a small refund.

Business

Falling prices put pressure on OPEC

Falling prices put pressure on OPEC

WONKBLOG | Thursday’s OPEC meeting in Vienna will be the groups’s most closely watched session in years.

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