U.K. scrambles to restructure after Scotland vote

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

NFL’s Goodell plans changes: ‘I let everybody down’

The league’s commissioner announced that a committee of domestic violence experts will recommend changes on rules governing player conduct.

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.

How the Nationals match up against potential first-round opponents

How the Nationals match up against potential first-round opponents

Whether Washington gains the NL’s top seed will determine a lot about the landscape of the playoff bracket.

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.

7 things to do this weekend

7 things to do this weekend

Eat vegan morsels at D.C. VegFest, visit the H Street Festival and root for dachshunds in the Wiener 500.

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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.

The TV shows worth watching this fall

The TV shows worth watching this fall

REVIEWS | Which of the 26 new comedies and dramas should you check out? Here’s a cheat sheet.

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

Ebola outbreak in the U.S.? Probably not happening.

Ebola outbreak in the U.S.? Probably not happening.

“These are relatively small probabilities,” a Northeastern University researcher says of Ebola exportation from West Africa to the United States.

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

A staging to themselves, or at least something similar

A staging to themselves, or at least something similar

A National Portrait Gallery exhibit, “Staging the Self,” features an exploration of Latin self-identity.

Diversions