House panel finds no U.S. fault in Benghazi

A Republican-led panel concludes that there was no intelligence failure and that the CIA and the military responded appropriately to the deadly attacks on
U.S. facilities in Libya in 2012.

    U-Va. fraternities suspended in light of rape allegations

    The suspension — coming days after a Rolling Stone account of a gang rape in 2012 — will continue until the spring semester begins Jan. 9.

    Turkeys feed in a suburban Virginia back yard. (Photo courtesy Bill Hankel)

    Wild turkeys return with a vengeance

    They were nearly extinct a century ago, but now 7 million turkeys roam across the American landscape, sometimes unnerving unsuspecting suburbanites with their aggressive behavior.

    Local News

    ‘Major’ storm could bring snow to D.C. the day before Thanksgiving

    ‘Major’ storm could bring snow to D.C.  the day before Thanksgiving

    WEATHER GANG | Substantial rain and/or snow could be possible if the storm develops into a Nor’easter.

    Police search for 3 men after report
    of sexual assault of GWU student

    The victim was attacked after the men followed her into an alley in Foggy Bottom, a university alert said.

    Asking the Answer Man: How did Fairfax’s Gallows Road get its name?

    Asking the Answer Man: How did Fairfax’s Gallows Road get its name?

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    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on classic

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on  classic

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Falls Church house was enlarged, but its period details were preserved.

    Capitol Christmas tree sneaks into town at night to avoid D.C. traffic

    Capitol Christmas tree sneaks into town at night to avoid D.C. traffic

    Not a creature was stirring, not even the House, as the 88-foot tree ended its 2,000 mile trip from Minnesota.

    For Wayne Madigo, comedy is a
    way of life, but it’s not always funny

    For Wayne Madigo, comedy is a <br>way of life, but it’s not always funny

    COLUMN | The co-founder of a comic collective went homeless when he first quit his day job.

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    U.S. combat in Afghanistan may continue under new rules for military

    U.S. combat in Afghanistan may continue under new rules for military

    U.S. military leaders in Afghanistan will be able to approve combat, even after operations end in December.

    Democrats have the machinery ready to fire up when Clinton says, ‘Go’

    Democrats have the machinery ready to fire up when Clinton says, ‘Go’

    THE TAKE | Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a disciplined strategy.

    When a plane’s stuck on the tarmac, why aren’t passengers compensated?

    When a plane’s stuck on the tarmac, why aren’t passengers compensated?

    COLUMN | Airlines face civil fines of up to $27,500 per passenger, but travelers don’t see any money.

    Intercepted communication prompted the investigation of a U.S. diplomat

    Intercepted communication prompted the investigation of a U.S. diplomat

    Surveillance of a Pakistani official led to suspicions that a former ambassador had passed secrets.

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    The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate

    The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate

    WONKBLOG | There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much of it. And it’s getting out of hand.

    Teacher to parents: A letter about
    that kid, the one your kid talks about

    Teacher to parents: A letter about <br>

<i>that </i>kid, the one your kid talks about

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    ‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

    ‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

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    She has curves and no makeup:
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    A graphic designer created the doll to send a message to everyone that “reality can be beautiful.”

    Thomas Wisniewki digs his car out of the snow following a massive snow storm in Buffalo, New York November 22, 2014. Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread flooding to the region bound for days by deep snow. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

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    Sports

    Gruden not playing transition game

    Gruden not playing transition game

    Redskins coach says he’s still in the business of winning games and won’t play young players simply to give them experience.

    Real Estate

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on classic

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on  classic

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Falls Church house was enlarged, but its period details were preserved.

    Federal Government

    GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

    GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

    FEDERAL EYE | The request comes shortly after Republicans reveal that White House inflated the law’s enrollment statistics.

    National

    In wake of Florida State shooting, spotlight returns to mental health issues and violence

    In wake of Florida State shooting, spotlight returns to mental health issues and violence

    Authorities say May wounded three during the shooting at Strozier Library before he was killed in a shootout with police.

    Business

    You just signed a
    $325 million deal. Now what?

    You just signed a <br>$325 million deal. Now what?

    COLUMN | Giancarlo Stanton’s baseball deal isn’t as much as it sounds like, and he still needs to budget and plan ahead.

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