Cuban migration surges on fear of policy change

Some Cubans fear that America’s immigration benefits — which essentially treat anyone from the island as a political refu­gee — are in jeopardy.

Ahead of 2016, Romney talks openly about Mormon faith

If Mitt Romney chooses to run for president again, he is determined to re-brand himself as authentic. And central to that mission is making public what he has kept private.

Comfort, left, and Kofi Boateng face troubles. (Michel du Cille/Post)

How one family went from no debt
to owing more than $1 million

After the housing collapse derails the American Dream, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over one family.

D.C. police: Sharp decline in revenue was partly due to broken traffic cams

D.C. police: Sharp decline in revenue was partly due to broken traffic cams

The acknowledgment undermines the earlier claim that the drop was due to motorists obeying the law.

How much snow actually fell in Washington vs. what was forecast?

How much snow actually fell in Washington vs. what was forecast?

WEATHER GANG | Germantown got the most at 4.5 inches, while most areas got between 1 and 2.5.

Searching for tiny bodies amid the wreckage, through snow, ice and rain

Searching for tiny bodies amid the wreckage, through snow, ice and rain

A grim search through the rubble of a mansion fire in Annapolis ended when a sixth body was found.

The cause of her growing fatigue was something no one guessed: A snack

The cause of her growing fatigue was something no one guessed: A snack

MEDICAL MYSTERIES | A Va. woman’s symptoms seemed like a heart attack, but tests ruled it out.

BLADENSBURG, MD - JANUARY 28: Cars rest in a sinkhole formed after a water main broke in Bladensburg, Maryland Tuesday January 28, 2015. (Photo by Mark Gail for The Washington Post)

No injuries were reported in the incident. (Mark Gail for Post)

Sinkhole swallows car during storm

It’s unclear if the Bladensburg-area water-main break, which caused the incident, was related to the snow.

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Evgeny Buryakov at hearing Monday. (Reuters)

Evgeny Buryakov at hearing Monday. (Reuters)

This alleged Russian spy ring was interested in some dangerous things

They seemed like stumblebum spies, but they discussed “debstabilizing” U.S. markets.

Fairfax SWAT team raids Great Falls poker game that had $20,000 buy-in

Fairfax SWAT team raids Great Falls poker game that had $20,000 buy-in

But prosecutors cut the players a deal: The charges will be dismissed if they stay clean for six months.

New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

Across the U.S., more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

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Winter’s wrath: New England hunkers down for storm that spared some

Winter’s wrath: New England hunkers down for storm that spared some

Massachusetts saw snowfall rates of up to 2 inches an hour, but New York City lacked “historic” snow.

Why Republicans now want to give
Obama more power over trade

Why Republicans now want to give <br> Obama more power over trade

Fast-track authority on trade deals is one of the few areas where the GOP and the president agree.

Oil-rich Saudis find new way to delay action on climate change: Cheap gas

Oil-rich Saudis find new way to delay action on climate change: Cheap gas

Efforts to drive oil prices down are undermining global attempts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

On landmark anniversary at Auschwitz, a nightmare revisited

On landmark anniversary at Auschwitz, a nightmare revisited

The 70th anniversary of its liberation came at an uneasy moment for Europe — particularly its Jews.

Real Estate

Home buyers’ top five regrets

Home buyers’ top five regrets

Here are some tips to avoid feeling remorse after your purchase.

Federal Government

IRS paying firm that muffed HealthCare.gov work

IRS paying firm that muffed HealthCare.gov work

FEDERAL EYE | The contractor, a key player in developing the once-glitchy HealthCare.gov site, is helping the IRS handle its responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act for $4.5 million.

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