Fears of another war grow in Israel, Lebanon

Residents worry their countries are on the brink of war after Israeli troops and the Lebanese Hezbollah militia traded a deadly barrage across the volatile border.

Electrical failure, Christmas tree caused Md. mansion fire

The tree that had been cut two months earlier was still up on Jan. 19 when an inferno gutted the $6 million waterfront home in Annapolis, killing six.

Palin speaks at the Iowa Freedom Summit. (Getty)

Conservatives to Palin: We’re over you

Sarah Palin’s recent rambling speech has many influential voices on the right realizing that the romance has gone cold.

Local News

Is Northern Virginia splitting into
two different places?

Is Northern Virginia splitting into<br> two different places?

DIGGER | An economist suggests more urbanized areas like Arlington will succeed and Fairfax will fail.

Thursday wintry mix possible;
better chance of snow on Sunday

Thursday wintry mix possible; <br> better chance of snow on Sunday

WEATHER GANG | Thursday’s weather could affect afternoon rush hour and merits attention.

Stop blaming U-Va. sorority sisters and other women for rape problem

Stop blaming U-Va. sorority sisters and other women for rape problem

COLUMN | Sorority sisters ordered by their council to stay in this weekend need to fight instead.

Who stays in the District?
Not most transplants.

Who stays in the District? <br>Not most transplants.

A new study says only about 23 percent of people who moved to D.C. in 2004 were still here in 2012.

Redskins hire Matt Cavanaugh to new post of quarterbacks coach

Redskins hire Matt Cavanaugh to new post of quarterbacks coach

A former quarterback in college and the NFL, he has 22 years of college and pro coaching experience.

Nationals sign veteran reliever Casey Janssen in one-year, $3.5 million deal

Nationals sign veteran reliever Casey Janssen in one-year, $3.5 million deal

The former career Blue Jay will likely fill Tyler Clippard’s old spot in the eighth inning.

Fairfax woman charged in Arlington hit-and-run that critically injured man

Fairfax woman charged in Arlington hit-and-run that critically injured man

Police say Alexandra Mendez drove a car that knocked a man to the ground and then ran over him.

Everyone seems to despise noisy D.C. restaurants, but I’m in search of them

Everyone seems to despise noisy D.C. restaurants, but I’m in search of them

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post’s dining critic weighs in on your questions about eating in D.C.

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At confirmation hearing, Lynch defends Obama on NSA, immigration

At confirmation hearing, Lynch defends Obama on NSA, immigration

The attorney general nominee also sought to assure senators that she would work with them.

Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia

Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia

THE FIX | The first lady gets high marks for her “fashion diplomacy” by not covering her head.

Can Democrats ever retake the House?

Can Democrats ever retake the House?

With their ranks depleted, they are now the most tangible symbols of the party’s recent electoral defeats.

Security contractor killed in Libya leaves a legacy of U.S. military service

Security contractor killed in Libya leaves a legacy of U.S. military service

David Berry was a Marine Corps veteran who deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan five times.

Federal Government

House panel easily passes veterans sick-leave bill

House panel easily passes veterans sick-leave bill

FEDERAL DIARY | Lawmakers unanimously vote to give disabled vets increased leave but are haunted by partisanship.

National

Blizzard of 2015 broke records in New England

Blizzard of 2015 broke records in New England

WEATHER GANG | Wind gusts peaked at 78 mph on Nantucket, but the island reported sustained gusts above 50 mph for nearly 24 hours.

Diversions