Europe’s appetite for U.S. wood fuels controversy

American pellet mills are helping European nations meet mandates to cut coal use, but critics say the switch to wood could create more carbon pollution and endanger U.S. wildlife habitats.

Cancer trial to target tumors by mutations, not location

For patients, the National Cancer Institute’s new study and strategy means access to experimental drugs that may be more effective and available sooner.

A person is rescued from the Yangtze River in Hubei Province. (AP)

Hundreds remain missing after
ship sinks into China’s Yangtze River

Crew members said the vessel carrying more than 400 passengers, many of them tourists, got caught in a cyclone.

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    As Redskins remove more seats, for some fans, it’s ‘more fun’ to stay home

    As Redskins remove more seats, for some fans, it’s ‘more fun’ to stay home

    The trend toward smaller NFL stadiums reflects a changing market — and the team’s poor recent play.

    Is the 3-year-old found dead on a park swing a case of dad discrimination?

    Is the 3-year-old found dead on a park swing a case of dad discrimination?

    COLUMN | Ji’Aire Lee’s death came 11 days after a custody agreement that left him with his troubled mother.

    Police: Argument led to fatal shootout in Prince George’s park on Sunday

    Police: Argument led to fatal shootout in Prince George’s park on Sunday

    Alonzo Lloyd, 21, was charged with second-degree murder in the killing of 21-year-old Jeramey Williams.

    Fairfax attorney who faced firing over Geer case will stay employed after all

    Fairfax attorney who faced firing over Geer case will stay employed after all

    Cynthia Tianti will now only work with services for substance abusers and the mentally ill, not police.

    3 cats are at large in Pr. William,
    and some think they’re seeing bobcats

    3 cats are at large in Pr. William, <br>and some think they’re seeing bobcats

    “We’re trying to spread the word so nobody shoots him,” says the owner of one of the pixiebob cats.

    A friend of mine is so unbelievably needy that I just can’t take it anymore

    A friend of mine is so unbelievably needy that I just can’t take it anymore

    EXPRESS | Dr. Andrea advises a reader on a friend who will often “exploit” her generosity.

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    Photo illustration from Washington Post

    Photo illustration from Washington Post

    How Caitlyn Jenner won Bruce Jenner's Olympic medals

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    Five free things to do this week

    Five free things to do this week

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    Video shows assistant pastor pushing trooper before fatal shooting in Okla.

    Video shows assistant pastor pushing trooper before fatal shooting in Okla.

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    ISIS launches surprise offensive that could reshape battlefield in Syria

    ISIS launches surprise offensive that could reshape battlefield in Syria

    The assault opened a new front and underscored the militants’ capacity to catch its enemies off guard.

    Poll shows Clinton continues to dominate, but her image is eroding

    Poll shows Clinton continues to dominate, but her image is eroding

    The Post-ABC News poll shows Clinton on top for Democrats. No front-runner has emerged for GOP.

    Every town has a sad imitation
    of Coachella. Sweetlife is ours.

    Every town has a sad imitation <br>of Coachella. Sweetlife is ours.

    ESSAY | What happens at a music festival that doesn’t ask you to think about anything at all?

    The surprising secret to being rich

    The surprising secret to being rich

    WONKBLOG | The path to wealth doesn’t involve one’s intelligence or ancestry, an economist says.

    Federal Government

    Watchdog: EPA workers get away
    with timesheet fraud, watching porn

    Watchdog: EPA workers get away <br> with timesheet fraud, watching porn

    FEDERAL EYE | The inspector general describes a “culture of complacency” when it comes to employee misconduct.

    National

    Justices reject conviction for Facebook posts

    Justices reject conviction for Facebook posts

    The Supreme Court protected some perceived threats on Facebook, holding that prosecutors must prove they were intended as threats.

    Business

    Why conservatives are able to pass such harsh restrictions on the poor

    Why conservatives are able to pass such harsh restrictions on the poor

    WONKBLOG | If you were disturbed by recent proposals to limit what the poor can eat or do with their money, you weren’t alone.

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