Obama to seek
7% increase over sequester levels

The president is set to unveil next week his 2016 spending plan that includes $74 billion more than the spending caps mandated by Congress four years ago in an attempt to reduce the federal deficit, White House officials said.

    How swarm of quakes could shake Okla.’s foundation

    Last year, 567 quakes of at least 3.0 magnitude rocked a swath of the state. Oil and gas drilling are the implicit culprits, but some hesitate to blame an industry that has kept Okla.’s economy afloat.

    Super Bowl XLIX

    (Lazaro Gamio and Sohail Al-Jamea/Post)

    At first, the shows were a way to entertain bored fans. Then Michael Jackson changed everything in 1993. Here’s a look at every Super Bowl halftime show, in all its cheese-tastic glory.

    Super Bowl or birth of your first child? Richard Sherman may have to choose.

    Super Bowl or birth of your first child? Richard Sherman may have to choose.

    The Seattle cornerback and his girlfriend are expecting the birth of their son soon. And by soon, we mean in the next week.

    Local News

    Nationals’ Jayson Werth pleads guilty to reckless driving, gets 5 days in jail

    Nationals’ Jayson Werth pleads guilty to reckless driving, gets 5 days in jail

    The outfielder admitted to driving his Porsche at more than 100 mph on the Beltway in July.

    Your evening commute may get icy, especially north and west of Beltway

    Your evening commute may get icy, especially north and west of Beltway

    WEATHER GANG | The precipitation will likely happen between 3 and 7 p.m., starting off as sleet.

    U-Va. sorority sister: We’ve been reduced to objects of men’s pleasure

    U-Va. sorority sister: We’ve been reduced to objects of men’s pleasure

    GRADE POINT | A student responded to the order to stay home on fraternities’ bid night.

    RGIII: I wasn’t healthy and ‘it sucked,’ being benched was ‘unfortunate’ call

    RGIII: I wasn’t healthy and ‘it sucked,’ being benched was ‘unfortunate’ call

    SPORTS BOG | The Redskins player said he can’t wait to work with the team’s new quarterbacks coach.

    6-year-old snowboarding in driveway in critical condition after hitting car

    6-year-old snowboarding in driveway in critical condition after hitting car

    The boy was with other kids playing on the site of an abandoned house in McLean.

    The Asian side of José Andrés’s long-awaited China Chilcano is winning

    The Asian side of José Andrés’s long-awaited China Chilcano is winning

    FIRST BITE | Dumplings and dim sum are terrific at the chef’s new Chinese-Japanese-Peruvian spot.

    Where the Nats’ payroll stands after the record Max Scherzer megadeal

    Where the Nats’ payroll stands after the record Max Scherzer megadeal

    The signing of the ace pitcher may have bumped the Nationals into the top five spending teams in baseball.

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    Conservatives: We’re over Palin

    Conservatives: We’re over Palin

    Her recent rambling speech has many influential voices on the right realizing that the romance is gone.

    Why this baby’s mom is so angry
    at the anti-vaccination movement

    Why this baby’s mom is so angry <br>at the anti-vaccination movement

    “When you choose not to vaccinate, you’re putting other children at risk,” the mother of the 6-month-old said.

    Dartmouth announces no hard alcohol, no pledging on campus

    Dartmouth announces no hard alcohol, no pledging on campus

    The Ivy League school wants to create residential communities in an effort to rein in “extreme behavior.”

    What’s going on with Bruce Jenner’s appearance, and is it wrong to ask?

    What’s going on with Bruce Jenner’s appearance, and is it wrong to ask?

    Tabloids have tip-toed around whether the Kardashians’ stepdad is transitioning from male to female.

    Politics

    Jeb Bush’s wrong claims on oil imports

    Jeb Bush’s wrong claims on oil imports

    FACT CHECKER | The former Florida governor gets his facts wrong about which nations export oil to the United States

    Federal Government

    Loretta Lynch assures GOP she is not Eric Holder, again and again

    Loretta Lynch assures GOP she is not Eric Holder, again and again

    IN THE LOOP | A rundown of top Holder-bashing moments at attorney general confirmation hearing.

    National

    ‘Costly’ placebos are more effective, study finds

    ‘Costly’ placebos are more effective, study finds<br>

    Parkinson's patients performed better when told they were receiving a pricier “drug,” researchers found.

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