U.K. scrambles to restructure after Scotland vote

Scots rejected independence, but Prime Minister Cameron faces pressure to quickly reshape his nation’s constitution — perhaps in line with the U.S. setup.

Army chief of staff: U.S. may need more troops in Iraq

Gen. Ray Odierno, calling 1,600 “a good start,” warned that the fight against the Islamic State could last for years.

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The TV shows worth watching this fall

REVIEWS | Which of the 26 new comedies and dramas should you check out? And which should you avoid? Here’s a cheat sheet.

Local News

Police claim ‘major break’ in disappearance of U-Va. student

Police claim ‘major break’ in disappearance of U-Va. student

Charlottesville police have seized a vehicle and have a new “person of interest” in Hannah Graham’s case.

2 of every 5 Arlingtonians say they’re likely to move out of county in 5 years

2 of every 5 Arlingtonians say they’re likely to move out of county in 5 years

An examination of housing costs proves the difficulty of paying rising rents and buying a home there.

How the Nationals match up against potential first-round opponents

How the Nationals match up against potential first-round opponents

Whether Washington gains the NL’s top seed will determine a lot about the landscape of the playoff bracket.

I have a wedding and a funeral
to attend on the same day

I have a wedding and a funeral <br>to attend on the same day

LIVE Q&A, NOW | The advice columnist answers questions about the strange train we call life.

7 things to do this weekend

7 things to do this weekend

Eat vegan morsels at D.C. VegFest, visit the H Street Festival and root for dachshunds in the Wiener 500.

More Top Stories

Alibaba clinches biggest stock debut
in history, rising 36% at open

Alibaba clinches biggest stock debut <br>in history, rising 36% at open

China’s king of Web retail is valued at over $220 billion, more than Facebook, Disney or Amazon.com.

Biden ends week with one more doozy

Biden ends week with one more doozy

THE FIX | He picked the wrong GOP senator to reminisce about at a women’s conference.

Hope Solo and the domestic violence case that no one is talking about

Hope Solo and the domestic violence case that no one is talking about

EARLY LEAD | The goalkeeper has a November trial date, yet continues to play for U.S. national soccer team.

Home-cooked family dinner
isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Home-cooked family dinner <br> isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

What if the pressure to meal plan is creating so much stress that it’s tearing families apart?

Local Columnists

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.

Sports

Redskins finally have a 3-4 defense that causes trouble

Redskins finally have a 3-4 defense that causes trouble

COLUMN | With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre.

Federal Government

In the Loop: Party at the White House or on the Hill?

In the Loop: Party at the White House or on the Hill?

IN THE LOOP | Lawmakers had to choose between a picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.

National

Ebola outbreak in the U.S.? Probably not happening.

Ebola outbreak in the U.S.? Probably not happening.

“These are relatively small probabilities,” a Northeastern University researcher says of Ebola exportation from West Africa to the United States.

Lifestyle

From ‘Marry Me’ to ‘Selfie,’ fall TV is filled with love stories. Isn’t the rom-com genre dead?

From ‘Marry Me’ to ‘Selfie,’ fall TV is filled with love stories. Isn’t the rom-com genre dead?

The romantic comedy genre is supposedly dead. Looks like someone forgot to tell the 2014 fall television season.

Arts

A staging to themselves, or at least something similar

A staging to themselves, or at least something similar

A National Portrait Gallery exhibit, “Staging the Self,” features an exploration of Latin self-identity.

Diversions