Airstrikes failing to impact flow of Islamic militants

More than 1,000 fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate that has so far been unchanged by airstrikes against the Islamic State, U.S. officials say.

Police say man sought in Pa. trooper ambush captured

Police say man sought in Pa. trooper ambush captured

Eric Frein’s capture ends a seven-week manhunt.

Ruins at the Umm El-Jimal archeological site. (Warrick Page for The Post)

Indiana Jones-wannabes are driving
a surge in tomb-raiding in Jordan

Imagine what damage the action hero could do in the desert tombs. Now imagine that Indy has a lot of underemployed cousins with drills and a basic knowledge of archaeology.

    Local News

    Will a lifetime in politics finally lead this businessman to elected office?

    Will a lifetime in politics finally lead this businessman to elected office?

    Larry Hogan, the GOP gubernatorial hopeful in liberal Maryland, has held a ringside seat to political power.

    Will the weather hold for Halloween? A cold weekend is on the way.

    Will the weather hold for Halloween? A cold weekend is on the way.

    WEATHER GANG | The winds will pick up as cool air moves into the Washington region this weekend.

    Legal marijuana could be a $130M
    a year business in D.C., officials find

    Legal marijuana could be a $130M <br>a year business in D.C., officials find

    City officials declined to estimate tax revenue, citing the unfinished nature of the regulatory legislation.

    Reston, not Tysons Corner, begins
    to dominate Northern Va. real estate

    Reston, not Tysons Corner, begins <br> to dominate Northern Va. real estate

    The Silver Line won’t arrive at Reston Town Center for years, but companies are flocking there.

    Is smoked ice D.C’s next food trend?

    Is smoked ice D.C’s next food trend?<br>

    New Navy Yard barbecue joint Willie’s Brew & Cue puts its ice into the smoker, then re-freezes it.

    5 things to do in your garden by winter

    5 things to do in your garden by winter

    If you don’t have a ton of time, these tasks should be your top priority before December.

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    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine order,
    rides bike with boyfriend in Maine

    Nurse defies Ebola quarantine order, <br>rides bike with boyfriend in Maine

    Kaci Hickox followed through on her vow to ignore the voluntary quarantine order.

    Want exclusive access to Republican governors? Shell out big money.

    Want exclusive access to Republican governors? Shell out big money.

    A special roundtable for big donors is fueling a fundraising bonanza for the GOP governors’ group.

    The Kochs were running ads during
    ‘Daily Show.’ So Stewart trolled them.

    The Kochs were running ads during <br>‘Daily Show.’ So Stewart trolled them.<br>

    THE FIX | The lesson: Make sure that the content surrounding your ad buy doesn't disagree with you.

    Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug probes

    Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug probes

    THE WATCH | Just a tiny fraction of “sneak-and-peek” warrants are used in terrorism investigations.

    Sports

    Wizards open their season with a thud

    Wizards open their season with a thud

    Short-handed Washington ran out of gas in the fourth quarter and fell prey to the Miami Heat.

    Real Estate

    Do your homework before picking a home renovation firm

    Do your homework before picking a home renovation firm

    The right research, planning and preparation on the front end are essential to a positive experience.

    Federal Government

    Got Ebola? Call a doctor. Or maybe a lawyer, for your Ebola-related needs.

    Got Ebola? Call a doctor. Or maybe a lawyer, for your Ebola-related needs.

    IN THE LOOP | A D.C. law firm is hard at work anticipating your dread-disease quandries. Just in case.

    National

    Ferguson grand jury cleared of misconduct

    Ferguson grand jury cleared of misconduct

    The St. Louis County prosecutor also criticized leaks about officer Darren Wilson’s testimony before the jury.

    Lifestyle

    ‘Rival Survival’: A feeble reach across the political isle

    ‘Rival Survival’: A feeble reach across the political isle

    TV REVIEW | Discovery put two U.S. senators on an island for a week. It went about as well as you’d expect.

    Arts

    Middleburg Film Festival launches its sophomore year

    Middleburg Film Festival launches its sophomore year

    Expectations are high for the Virginia festival to beat its first year success and create a unique identity.

    Business

    New rules on student debt and for-profit colleges

    New rules on student debt and for-profit colleges

    But critics said the Obama administration’s new guidlines contain too many loopholes.

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