Justice Dept. settles probe into Cleveland police

The settlement, which an official said is slated to be announced this week, comes more than six months after a scathing report in which the Justice Deptartment found Cleveland police engaged in a “pattern or practice” of unnecessary force.

    Dempsey’s restraint against ISIS shaped by Iraq war

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs, has played a key role in forming the administration’s often-criticized approach of using military force sparingly against the militants.

    Alex Dillmann, paralyzed in Afghanistan, and his wife. (Linsmire for The Post)

    What VA won’t pay for: A chance for wounded veterans to have children

    Twenty-three years ago, Congress barred VA from covering in vitro fertilization procedures, which are some veterans’ best hope for a biological child. Now, there is a new push to overturn the ban.

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      ‘It hurt like hell to be here’: End of tumultuous year brings relief to U-Va.

      ‘It hurt like hell to be here’: End of tumultuous year brings relief to U-Va.

      Hannah Graham’s death, a Rolling Stone article and police treatment of a black student rocked the campus.

      Shootings over 3-day weekend add to Baltimore’s deadliest month since ’99

      More than two dozen people were shot over the long weekend. There have been 108 homicides this year.

      ‘Free-range’ parents speak out after being cleared in one neglect case

      ‘Free-range’ parents speak out after being cleared in one neglect case

      The Md. family hopes the ruling may ease fears of other parents who want to let their children venture outdoors.

      Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

      Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyers

      The initiative would help buyers with down-payment assistance and a low-interest mortgage.

      Denver keeps Maryland from ending 40-year men’s lacrosse title drought

      Denver keeps Maryland from ending 40-year men’s lacrosse title drought

      Terps overcame much to reach the final, but couldn’t defeat upstart Pioneers in championship loss.

      After the earthquakes, life returns
      to normal for the rescue dogs

      After the earthquakes, life returns <br> to normal for the rescue dogs

      The disaster-response dogs of the Fairfax Search and Rescue team balance training and relaxation.

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Filling in for Fister, Roark transitions from his relief role to lead the team to its 20th win in 25 games.

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

      COLUMN | More stories from the fox hole: Why are the critters stealing newspapers all around the region?

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      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

      Officials, appalled at social-media racism aimed at 2014 co-champions, don’t want to see a repeat this week.

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

      WONKBLOG | The chain is spending millions to retool its image as its once-dominant empire crumbles.

      $75,000 will buy a lot of house in Havana — but only if you’re Cuban

      $75,000 will buy a lot of house in Havana — but only if you’re Cuban

      Cuba’s rebooted real estate market is proving to be a powerful engine for economic and social change.

      Charter close to acquiring Time Warner Cable in $55 billion deal

      Charter close to acquiring Time Warner Cable in $55 billion deal

      The proposed merger, which is expected to be announced Tuesday, would create a rival to Comcast.

      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 5 dead, 12 missing

      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 5 dead, 12 missing

      Days of historic rainfall spread flash floods across the southern Plains, sweeping away hundreds of homes.

      Amy Schumer, Mindy Kaling
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      Amy Schumer, Mindy Kaling <br> and the rise of the woman crush

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      Federal Government

      Senate committee backs measure to allow VA to recommend medical pot

      Senate committee backs measure to allow VA to recommend medical pot

      Lawmaker says that veterans should be given the same options as those visiting non-Veterans Affairs facilities.

      National

      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 5 dead, 12 missing

      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 5 dead, 12 missing

      Days of historic rainfall spread flash floods across the southern Plains, sweeping away hundreds of homes.

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