Germany asks top U.S. spy to leave amid flap

The unusual action between the two allies represents a public expression of anger over the reported cases of U.S. spying in the country.

The $10 billion fight over
the Army’s armored vehicles

General Dynamics didn’t bid on the contract after arguing it was rigged for its competitor. But that doesn’t mean it has bowed out of the competition.

Members of the bicycling community protest. (Yue Wu/The Post)

The great biker-driver clash of D.C.

COLUMN | Everyone in the city’s clash is right. And everyone is wrong. As Rodney King once asked: Can’t we all just get along?

Local News

Police back off on plan to take explicit photo of 17-year-old for sexting case

Police back off on plan to take explicit photo of 17-year-old for sexting case

Manassas police wanted to compare the photos against ones he allegedly sent to his girlfriend, 15.

The polar vortex is going to make a shocking summer comeback next week

The polar vortex is going to make a shocking summer comeback next week<br>

WEATHER GANG | Lows could fall to the 40s in the D.C. area while highs could be in the 50s in other states.

Maryland elections board dismisses complaint against nominee Hogan

Maryland elections board dismisses complaint against nominee Hogan

An investigation found that Change Maryland aided the GOP nominee in preparing for a run for governor.

Officers who shot woman in chase that ended near Capitol won’t be charged

Officers who shot woman in chase that ended near Capitol won’t be charged

Prosecutors rule the officers were justified in fatally shooting Miriam Carey after chasing her across D.C.

Thousands gather at Pr. George’s church for Wayne Curry’s funeral

Thousands gather at Pr. George’s church for Wayne Curry’s funeral

The funeral culminated a two-day farewell to the former executive who helped transform the county.

Slain shop owner remembered for turning customers into friends

Slain shop owner remembered for turning customers into friends

In a July 4 robbery, James Oh, 76, was hit in the head after handing over $3,000, D.C. police said.

Want a federal government job?
Good luck: Hiring slides to 9-year low.

Want a federal government job? <br>Good luck: Hiring slides to 9-year low.<br>

FEDERAL EYE | Just 76,735 joined in fiscal year 2013, a 14.5% decrease from the year before.

More Top Stories

Death toll climbs as Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza for third straight day

Death toll climbs as Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza for third straight day

Hamas and other militant factions also continued firing rockets at Israeli population centers.

Child thought to be cured of HIV
tests positive for the AIDS virus

Child thought to be cured of HIV <br>tests positive for the AIDS virus

Physician says the news is a “punch to the gut” after hopes had been raised by the early treatment.

The troubled trail of the alleged
call-girl killer of a Google executive

The troubled trail of the alleged <br>call-girl killer of a Google executive

Is Alix Catherine Tichelman a callous killer or a troubled soul battling addiction issues?

Scholarly journal retracts 60 articles after ‘peer review ring’ is uncovered

Scholarly journal retracts 60 articles after ‘peer review ring’ is uncovered

You’ve heard of prostitution rings, gambling rings and extortion rings. This one is a little different.

Small surprises to soothe the snubs

Small surprises to soothe the snubs

The best drama category feels overly similar, but the best comedy category is filled with sharp satire.

Local Columnists

Intimidated and inspired by 2 champion blind golfers

Intimidated and inspired by 2 champion blind golfers

COLUMN | How do they do it? Blind golfers play better than I do and use their skill to raise money, awareness for charity.

Sports

Is there any consolation in third place?

Is there any consolation in third place?

Brazil and the Netherlands, like many World Cup teams before them, have different attitudes toward playing a game for third place.

Real Estate

Region’s housing market continues to decline

Region’s housing market continues to decline

Home sales fell again last month and have declined in all but one month since the government shutdown in October.

Lifestyle

Oh, my: Your distressed jeans, designed by lions, tigers and bears

Oh, my: Your distressed jeans, designed by lions, tigers and bears

The jeans are actually made, in part, by zoo animals.

Arts

In London, a play that George Clooney could love

In London, a play that George Clooney could love

“Great Britain” tells us the obvious, at great length, in satirizing Britain’s fact-challenged tabloid papers.

Federal Government

House VA chairman to introduce bill to combat veteran suicides

House VA chairman to introduce bill to combat veteran suicides

FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) plans to unveil the bill Thursday afternoon with the parents of a Marine veteran who committed suicide.

Discussions

Ask Tom: Not every server has a great memory. Here’s what to do when they mess up.

Ask Tom: Not every server has a great memory. Here’s what to do when they mess up.

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Food critic Tom Sietsema entertained dining questions, rants and raves.

Business

FTC sues Amazon over children’s in-app purchases

FTC sues Amazon over children’s in-app purchases

Federal regulators announced a lawsuit against Amazon for allegedly making it too easy for children to make purchases when using mobile apps without a parent’s permission.

Diversions