Tensions rise after slayings of NYPD officers

As the strain mounts between the police and City Hall, attention turned to the shooter, who posted that he would kill officers as retribution for the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

N.J. activists’ strategy: Be yelled at by Gov. Christie

N.J. activists’ strategy: Be yelled at by Gov. Christie

They aim to steal the spotlight or undermine his 2016 prospects.

The Morales children are U.S. citizens. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)

The almost Americans

When President Obama drew a line on immigration, it went straight through Marilu Morales’s family, leaving her and four children on one side and her recently deported husband on the other.

Local News

D.C. judge turns to matchmaking to
get woman to call 911 less frequently

D.C. judge turns to matchmaking to <br>get woman to call 911 less frequently

A friend of the caller’s was asked to spend time with her after she had about 13 ambulance rides a month.

With win against the Eagles, Gruden
can count on not getting fired

With win against the Eagles, Gruden <br>can count on not getting fired

COLUMN | For better or worse, the coach and RGIII will likely get a chance for a do-over next season.

A seasonable Sunday in store, but a Christmas storm waits in the wings

A seasonable Sunday in store, but a Christmas storm waits in the wings

WEATHER GANG | Our lump of coal could arrive Christmas Eve in the form of wind-driven and heavy rains.

Give Gray credit: D.C. mayor, his taxi boss brought needed change to cabs

Give Gray credit: D.C. mayor, his taxi boss brought needed change to cabs

COLUMN | The taxi chief upgraded cabs and gave drivers a chance to compete with Uber.

Back to Tysons: Readers remember

Back to Tysons: Readers remember

COLUMN | Answer Man’s readers corner the market on memories of the former crossroads.

When do-si-dos turned into ‘I do’

When do-si-dos turned into ‘I do’

ON LOVE | Victoria Longergan and Paul Kosar met doing what they love to do most — square-dancing.

A bowl of late-night comfort

A bowl of late-night comfort

PLATE LAB | Izakaya Seki’s garlic fried rice seems simple, but making it requires a little attention.

More Top Stories

For some exiles, the old toast
‘Next year in Cuba!’ sounds real

For some exiles, the old toast <br> ‘Next year in Cuba!’ sounds real

Younger Cuban Americans appear to lack the outrage of their parents’ generation.

Russians keep paying the price
for their leaders’ incompetence

Russians keep paying the price <br>for their leaders’ incompetence

WONKBLOG | Whether it’s 1989, 1998 or 2014, the nation’s economy crashes every time oil prices do.

5 questions about the winter solstice

5 questions about the winter solstice

WEATHER GANG | The official
start of astronomical winter
will be at 6:03 p.m. Eastern.

Politics

Obama: North Korea hack ‘cyber vandalism,’ not ‘act of war’

Obama: North Korea hack ‘cyber vandalism,’ not ‘act of war’

The president also draws criticism from some Republicans over his overall response to the hack.

Real Estate

Renovation integrates 1950’s house into a contemporary design

Renovation integrates 1950’s house into a contemporary design

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Spring Valley home feels modern, but kept its traditional warmth and intimacy.

Federal Government

Obama gives federal workers a modest pay raise

Obama gives federal workers a modest pay raise

FEDERAL EYE | The 1% increase is small compared with those given in past presidential administrations.

National

It came from the very, very deep: Ghostly fish found at record depths

It came from the very, very deep: Ghostly fish found at record depths

A strange-looking new species was discovered during recent exploration of the Mariana Trench.

Business

Fixing the broken U.S. talent flow

Fixing the broken U.S. talent flow

PART 6 | An exceptional economy has been lost because Americans stopped doing exceptional work.

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