Hezbollah’s international operations chief was killed on a street in Damascus.

    The U.S. and Israeli spy agencies used a bomb in the spare tire of a vehicle in Damascus to kill Imad Mughniyah in 2008, former officials say.

    How Mitt Romney decided against running in 2016

    He concluded that, while he might win the GOP nomination, he might be so badly wounded in the process that he would have trouble against Hillary Clinton.

    Visit to Amsterdam ensnares
    high-value cybercrime target

    Vladimir Drinkman, accused of taking part in several high-profile hacking incidents, will be extradited to the U.S. to stand trial.

    Once-modest tuition rates soar at public universities

    It used to be that students could attend a public institution and incur little to no debt. But as states cut funding and tuition rises, many scramble to cover the costs.

    Local News

    Report: Unarmed Springfield man
    had hands up when shot by police

    Report: Unarmed Springfield man <br>had hands up when shot by police

    Fairfax police released more than 11,000 documents and files about the August 2013 killing of John Geer.

    Mostly sunny and cold today, wintry mix approaches by Sunday afternoon

    Mostly sunny and cold today, wintry mix approaches by Sunday afternoon

    WEATHER GANG | Sunshine won’t do much to counter the chill. Today’s high: 33 degrees.

    Sororities ‘very surprised’ by U-Va. student response to frat party ban

    Sororities ‘very surprised’ by U-Va. student response to frat party ban

    National organizations say it’s just one night of parties, and sisters are missing the point of the warning.

    Md. Republican coup doesn’t shake Senate President Mike Miller

    Md. Republican coup doesn’t shake Senate President Mike Miller

    Entering his 27th year as leader, the Democrat, known as a partisan pugilist, is prepared for the worst.

    Va. bill gets language banning gay and transgender discrimination removed

    Va. bill gets language banning gay and transgender discrimination removed

    The wording was buried in a measure to legalize ride services and went unnoticed by many.

    She’s a free spirit. He’s practical.

    She’s a free spirit. He’s practical.

    DATE LAB | Will her happy-go-lucky attitude connect with someone who values motivation?

    Caps see possibilities in digitized player tracking coming to the NHL

    Caps see possibilities in digitized player tracking coming to the NHL

    The technology on display at last week’s all-star game could affect the game on a number of levels.

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    An Iraqi tried to replicate Paris’s
    ‘love locks’ bridge. It ended badly.

    An Iraqi tried to replicate Paris’s <br>‘love locks’ bridge. It ended badly.

    Amid the presence of Shiite militias, a public display of affection in Basra inevitably risked a backlash.

    If you’re buying a new television, be
    careful what you do with the old one

    If you’re buying a new television, be <br>careful what you do with the old one

    Often placed on a dresser in a kid’s room, they tip over and hurt curious toddlers with surprising frequency.

    Shake Shack’s threat to McDonald’s

    Shake Shack’s threat to McDonald’s

    The burger joint that started in a hot-dog cart had an explosive IPO, more than doubling its stock price.

    Super Bowl XLIX

    The NFL is beginning to make its audience feel guilty and uneasy

    The NFL is beginning to make its audience feel guilty and uneasy

    COLUMN | The past year begs whether the league cares more about people or profits.

    Real Estate

    Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

    Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

    Prices are climbing as an increasing number of people try to get in early on what many see as a coming boom.

    Federal Government

    Tax-delinquent feds may lose bonuses

    Tax-delinquent feds may lose bonuses

    FEDERAL EYE | A GOP senator wants to bar financial awards for federal workers who owe back taxes.

    National

    Prosecutor: 35-year-old murder case ‘changed the face of the city’

    Prosecutor: 35-year-old murder case ‘changed the face of the city’

    The disappearance of Etan Patz helped launch national missing children’s movement

    Technology

    Catch the Super Bowl online for free

    Catch the Super Bowl online for free

    NBC will stream pregame coverage, the actual game, the halftime show, and the latest episode of “The Blacklist” thrown in as a bonus.

    Business

    The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

    The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

    Instead of abandoning once-thriving suburban malls, owners are sinking millions into risky redevelopments

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