Ill will toward NYPD lingers for blacks, Latinos

New York’s crime rate has plummeted, but the Bloomberg-era “stop and frisk” practice triggered particular resentment toward the department, which has a history of aggressive tactics.

NIH is overrun with deer.
And the answer is surgery.

Sterilizations, which cost about $1,000 per doe, happen in a state-of-the-art Bethesda operating room.

Siddhartha Dhar, with his infant, left London. (National News/Zuma Wire)

Islamic State’s new recruits: Families

The militants are calling on doctors, lawyers, engineers and other professionals to join. And children are part of the new society.

Local News

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave
1 suspect dead, another wounded

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave <br>1 suspect dead, another wounded

Police said the suspects in two separate crimes fired at police, who returned fire. No officers were shot.

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

Their inclusion in the marquee slate of holiday games shows the change in perception of D.C.

Dreaming of a mild Christmas?
You’ve got it — and lots of wind.

Dreaming of a mild Christmas? <br>You’ve got it — and lots of wind.

WEATHER GANG | Expect this spell of sunshine and mild weather on Friday and Saturday, too.

WASHINGTON, DC- DECEMBER 19: Jaydan Stancil, 9 playing with wrestling figures after one of his physical therapy sessions at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C. on December 19, 2014. Jaydan Stancil was shot in the head Oct. 3 and just before Christmas the 9 year-old continues a miracle recovery as he deals with life as a survivor. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Jaydan Stancil plays in the hospital. (M. Joseph/Post)

A bullet is still lodged in his brain,
but he’s fighting his way back

Three months after being shot in the head, D.C. 9-year-old Jaydan Stancil is determined to leave the hospital.

19-year-old woman arrested in the fatal stabbing of her grandmother

The 67-year-old Frederick County woman was a retired employee of the school system there.

Time-lapse: Watch Nats Park convert into an ice rink for the Winter Classic

Time-lapse: Watch Nats Park convert into an ice rink for the Winter Classic

SPORTS BOG | The park looks entirely different for the Capitals-Blackhawks game on Jan. 1.

Politics

12 of the most memorable political sketches of 2014

12 of the most memorable political sketches of 2014

THE FIX | “Schoolhouse Rock,” Angela Merkel and performance art.

Sports

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

The Wizards are back on the NBA’s ‘nice list,’ get big stage on Christmas

Their inclusion in the marquee slate of holiday games shows the change in perception of D.C.

Real Estate

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

The 30-year fixed-rate average edged up to 3.83 percent, but has remained below 4 percent for all but two weeks since October.

Business

Want to reduce teen pregnancy and abortion? Start with long-term birth control.

Want to reduce teen pregnancy and abortion? Start with long-term birth control.

WONKBLOG | When cost isn’t a factor, teens are much more likely to choose the most effective contraceptive methods.

Diversions