Yemen meltdown pushes Mideast toward chaos

The conflict now risks spiraling into a full-blown war between Saudi Arabia and Iran in a regional conflagration that many feared would arise after the Arab Spring.

Official: Co-pilot hid medical issues from his employer

Andreas Lubitz — suspected of intentionally crashing Germanwings Flight 9525 — tore up a “sick note” that covered the day of the crash, a prosecutor said.

Migel Angel Cobas hits a homemade baseball. (Sarah L. Voisin/Post)

Global market forces are changing rules of the game for Cuban baseball

Havana wants to preserve the pastime as a source of socialist glory. But the challenge of convincing a new generation to play at home for the equivalent of $80 a month is a lost cause.

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Va. Gov. McAuliffe amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

Va. Gov. McAuliffe amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

A bill limiting the time police could keep license plate data passed before McAuliffe moved to extend it.

Chance of showers, flurries tonight into Saturday; cold Sunday morning

Chance of showers, flurries tonight into Saturday; cold Sunday morning

WEATHER GANG | If there are snow showers overnight, they will be light and without much accumulation.

Silver Spring families are head over
heels about hosting Danish gymnasts

Silver Spring families are head over <br>heels about hosting Danish gymnasts

A native of Denmark, now living in the D.C. area, helped open neighbors’ doors to the traveling troupe in 2010.

Can I congratulate my once-morbidly obese colleague on her weight loss?

Can I congratulate my once-morbidly obese colleague on her weight loss?

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

One city’s message to D.C. residents: Move here because it’s cheaper

One city’s message to D.C. residents: Move here because it’s cheaper

Metro station ads target people ages 25 to 35 — especially ones starting families and buying homes.

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Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

His backing of Charles Schumer makes the New Yorker the favorite for the Democratic leader’s chair.

Italy’s highest court overturns Amanda Knox’s murder conviction

Italy’s highest court overturns Amanda Knox’s murder conviction

The ruling ends the high-profile legal saga over the 2007 death of Knox’s British roommate.

Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

A San Francisco jury found that the prestigious firm did not discriminate against the former junior partner.

SAE members learned racist chant at national leadership event, probe finds

SAE members learned racist chant at national leadership event, probe finds

University of Oklahoma officials found the chant to be part of the chapter’s “institutionalized culture.”

So long, ‘Suze Orman Show,’ TV’s only sane space in a money-crazed culture

So long, ‘Suze Orman Show,’ TV’s only sane space in a money-crazed culture

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Real Estate

Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Clinton, Md., home burrows into a mound of dirt, using the earth as insulation.

Federal Government

Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

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Major publisher retracts 43 articles amid fake peer-review controversy

Major publisher retracts 43 articles amid fake peer-review controversy

An investigation revealed a scheme to “deceive” editors by suggesting fake reviewers for scientific papers.

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