U.K. scrambles to restructure after Scotland vote

Scots rejected independence, but Prime Minister Cameron faces pressure to quickly reshape his nation’s constitution.

Goodell offers apologies but few specifics on new policies

The NFL commissioner, facing the media amid recent legal troubles of players, admitted, “I let everybody else down.”

The scene near Lake Isabella, Calif., on June 15. (Stuart Palley)

A moth to a flame: Chasing wildfires

PHOTO BLOG | Stuart Palley documents Southern California’s chaotic wildfires, setting out to capture the eerie nighttime glow.

Local News

Police: ‘Person of interest’ seen
with missing U-Va. student at bar

Police: ‘Person of interest’ seen <br> with missing U-Va. student at bar

But investigators do not have enough information to arrest him in the Hannah Graham case.

Councilman says Relisha Rudd report was slanted to protect D.C. from suits

Councilman says Relisha Rudd report was slanted to protect D.C. from suits

Jim Graham says the city should not have absolved itself of blame in the 8-year-old’s disappearance.

Is the brutal Islamic State ruining Halloween displays at theme parks?

Is the brutal Islamic State ruining Halloween displays at theme parks?

Busch Gardens’ parks in Virginia and Florida have toned down their popular Howl-O-Scream attractions.

I have a wedding and a funeral
to attend on the same day

I have a wedding and a funeral <br>to attend on the same day

TRANSCRIPT | The advice columnist answers questions about the strange train we call life.

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Army chief of staff: U.S. may need
to deploy more troops in Iraq

Army chief of staff: U.S. may need <br>to deploy more troops in Iraq

Gen. Ray Odierno warned that the fight against the Islamic State could intensify and last for years.

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Officials say 92 percent of all Isareli military jobs are open to women, but questions about roles remain.

Biden ends week with one more doozy

Biden ends week with one more doozy

THE FIX | He picked the wrong GOP senator to reminisce about at a women’s conference.

Local Columnists

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.

Sports

Trotz cranks up the heat

Trotz cranks up the heat

New Coach Barry Trotz pushes Capitals as training camp gets underway and first preseason game looms.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre.

Federal Government

It’s going to be a long fight

It’s going to be a long fight

FINE PRINT | Al-Qaeda was just the first round of this protracted war against terrorism, Walter Pincus writes.

National

Rare respiratory virus spreads to 22 states

The latest on which states have the uncommon virus strain sickening children.

Lifestyle

From ‘Marry Me’ to ‘Selfie,’ fall TV is filled with love stories. Isn’t the rom-com genre dead?

From ‘Marry Me’ to ‘Selfie,’ fall TV is filled with love stories. Isn’t the rom-com genre dead?

The romantic comedy genre is supposedly dead. Looks like someone forgot to tell the 2014 fall television season.

Arts

Star violinist’s stand-in doesn’t quite fill void in Baltimore

The symphony still managed to reach some highs despite the absence of its headlining violinist, Hilary Hahn.

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