Flight asked to change altitude before vanishing

A huge search-and-rescue operation for the Singapore-bound plane, which departed Indonesia with 162 people, had resumed on Monday amid good visibility.

NYPD commissioner: Anger is the ‘tip of the iceberg’

Bill Bratton said frustration extends beyond policing to poverty rates, growing disparity and unemployment issues.

Robert Griffin III leaves the field. (Post)

  • Robert Griffin III leaves the field.
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  • Anthony Spencer grabs the ball and scores a touchdown.
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  • Robert Griffin III is sacked by Dallas’ George Selvie.
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  • DeSean Jackson fights off Barry Church.
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  • David Amerson and Jackson Jeffcoat try to tackle Cole Beasley.
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  • Keenan Robinson sacks Dallas quarterback Tony Romo.
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  • The Dallas defense stops running back Alfred Morris.
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  • Dez Bryant scores a Dallas touchdown.
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Redskins finish with a thud

Dallas stars Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant step up and Washington goes down, 44-17, to close season 4-12.

Local News

District lawmaker who reshaped
Ward 1 wonders if anyone noticed

District lawmaker who reshaped <br>Ward 1 wonders if anyone noticed

In his final days on the D.C. Council, Jim Graham hopes residents will realize how his area improved.

Tolls set to start for 95 Express Lanes

Tolls set to start for 95 Express Lanes

Get ready to pay 20 to 80 cents per mile to use them in Northern Virginia, starting Monday.

Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

COLUMN | A TV veteran in the D.C. area wants the homely dumpling to be America’s ubiquitous meal.

McDonnell daughter says former governor’s downfall is mom’s fault

McDonnell daughter says former governor’s downfall is mom’s fault

Two of the ex-Virginia governor’s children wrote letters seeking leniency for Robert McDonnell.

‘Diner’ debut on stage reveals a musical still on uncertain footing

‘Diner’ debut on stage reveals a musical still on uncertain footing

REVIEW | But Sheryl Crow’s songs for the adaptation of the 1982 film do have a satisfying melodic urgency.

There’s just no explaining 2014

There’s just no explaining 2014

The Clooney nuptials — they tied the knot at a Chuck E. Cheese, right? — is just part of this madcap recap.

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As U.S. draws down in Afghanistan, Obama says homeland is more secure

As U.S. draws down in Afghanistan, Obama says homeland is more secure

After 13 years of war in Afghanistan, the president marked the end of the combat mission by thanking troops.

Fire on Greek ferry traps hundreds
on top deck; 1 dies trying to escape

Fire on Greek ferry traps hundreds <br> on top deck; 1 dies trying to escape

An Italian Coast Guard official says one person died while attempting to escape the blazing ferry.

For U.S., an arms-length alliance
with Iran against Islamic State

For U.S., an arms-length alliance <br>with Iran against Islamic State

The U.S. has accepted the reality and risk of dramatically increased Iranian military involvement in Iraq.

Politics

Divide over police and justice system isn’t just racial — it’s partisan, too

Divide over police and justice system isn’t just racial — it’s partisan, too

The differences are stark between blacks and whites, but a split also emerges depending on ideology.

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.

Going Out Guide

Heller’s Bakery to close

Heller’s Bakery to close

One of the District’s oldest bakeries will close this week due to unpaid rent. Here’s a look back at its storied history.

Business

Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

VALUE ADDED | COLUMN | A TV veteran in the D.C. area wants the homely dumpling to be America’s ubiquitous meal.

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