Justice Dept. settles probe into Cleveland police

The settlement, which an official said is slated to be announced this week, comes more than six months after a scathing report in which the Justice Deptartment found Cleveland police engaged in a “pattern or practice” of unnecessary force.

    Charter close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

    The companies are expected to announce their proposed merger Tuesday, in a move that would create a powerful cable and broadband Internet contender and competitor for Comcast.

    Alex Dillman, paralyzed in Afghanistan, and his wife. (Linsmire for The Post)

    What VA won’t pay for: A chance for wounded veterans to have children

    Twenty-three years ago, Congress barred VA from covering in vitro fertilization procedures, which are some veterans’ best hope for a biological child. Now, there is a new push to overturn the ban.

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      A day to celebrate, a day to mourn: Events across D.C. for Memorial Day

      A day to celebrate, a day to mourn: Events across D.C. for Memorial Day

      Hundreds of thousands honored military veterans past and present in Washington commemorations.

      Shootings over 3-day weekend add to Baltimore’s deadliest month since ’99

      More than two dozen people were shot over the long weekend. There have been 108 homicides this year.

      Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

      Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

      The initiative would help buyers with down-payment assistance and a low-interest mortgage.

      Denver keeps Maryland from ending 40-year men’s lacrosse title drought

      Denver keeps Maryland from ending 40-year men’s lacrosse title drought

      Terps overcame much to reach the final, but couldn’t defeat upstart Pioneers in championship loss.

      After the earthquakes, life returns
      to normal for the rescue dogs

      After the earthquakes, life returns <br> to normal for the rescue dogs

      The disaster-response dogs of the Fairfax Search and Rescue team balance training and relaxation.

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Filling in for Fister, Roark transitions from his relief role to lead the team to its 20th win in 25 games.

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

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      Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

      Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

      The relationship had been described as “strictly professional” when their travel together became an issue.

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

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      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 3 dead, 12 missing

      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 3 dead, 12 missing

      Days of historic rainfall spread flash floods across the southern Plains, sweeping away hundreds of homes.

      Politics

      Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

      Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

      Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says the courts have too much power to “make law as well as enforce it.“

      Federal Government

      You won’t believe what some agencies are paying for wireless service

      You won’t believe what some agencies are paying for wireless service

      The staggering array of plans suggests that Uncle Sam could be spending a lot smarter.

      National

      Floods sweep across parts of Midwest, forcing hundreds to flee

      Floods sweep across parts of Midwest, forcing hundreds to flee

      May is already the wettest on record for several cities in the southern Plains states, with more rain coming.

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