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After House Republicans held a private meeting Thursday, the looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security may be averted for three weeks.
Souad Mekhennet, Adam Goldman and Griff Witte
A disturbingly familiar profile has emerged.
Theodore M. Hesburgh 1917-2015
Hesburgh, right, with President Eisenhower at Notre Dame in 1960. (AP)
He was considered one of the most important university leaders of the past century and wielded influence with U.S. presidents.
Aaron C. Davis
Muriel Bowser casts blame on a familiar bogeyman in D.C. politics: Maryland Rep. Andy Harris.
The Savage restaurant owner’s investigation began when a woman found a video camera in the room.
A. Camden Walker
WEATHER GANG | It won’t be as cold as last Friday, but cold enough to still feel like winter.
Erin C.J. Robertson
A-listers visiting the White House know they are important when they get to play with the top dogs.
Frustrated by alleged stonewalling, the attorney asked the state police to investigate the death of John Geer.
GOING OUT GUIDE | Catch the D.C. bluegrass festival, 3 British bands and explore Mingering Mike’s works.
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Lupita Nyong'o at Academy Awards (EPA,Getty)
Soraya Nadia McDonald
Lupita Nyong’o’s show-stopping gown of pearls has been reported stolen from her hotel room.
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Earl Lloyd 1928-2015
He was surprised the Washington Capitols drafted him, as he saw the area as a “cradle of segregation.”
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Cecilia Kang and Brian Fung
Officials say the landmark vote will prevent companies from controlling what people see on the Web.
THE FIX | The governor made a flawed comparison in a speech to conservative activists at CPAC.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
FACT CHECKER | During her CPAC speech, Palin uttered an unreliable veteran suicide statistic.
Is it blue? Is it white? The dress was inescapable as tens of millions of people debate its true colors.
Scott Walker may have thought he was being clever, but his words have no place in politics.
An agency official was able to cancel a contract for a device some called a breakthrough, the report said.
STYLE BLOG | A guide to the glacially-paced political storylines that don’t make much sense.
Program turns prisoners into poets
Here’s what CPAC actually looks like
Mixed martial artist a fighter, feminist
D.C.'s new marijuana law, explained
DHS funding, by the numbers
Is Mayweather-Pacquiao fight worth the hype?
A Palestinian city caught in conflict
New limbs for Pakistani soldiers
How will Zimmerman do at first base?
Who is Zendaya?
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Robert Costa, Matea Gold and Jose A. DelReal
Scott Walker touts his handling of union protesters, while Chris Christie calls Jeb Bush the pick of “elites.”
Employee drug tests have always been a privacy violation. Now they’re just pointless.
COLUMN | If pot is going to be mainstream, it shouldn’t be tough for a mom of two to find a party, right?
Washington’s top four defensemen trying to get through an entire season without missing a game.
Described in a 1935 Washington Post Real Estate section article as “homes ahead of their times,” this semi-detached duplex in the Brightwood neighborhood was revolutionary in that era.
Food & Drink
Not all locally roasted beans are alike, or even good. Learn how to find one that matches your tastes.
FEDERAL DIARY | IRS officials tell Congress about stark reductions in taxpayer services because of staff and budget cuts.
Three Republicans join Democrats in supporting Obama’s pick as the nomination heads to the full Senate.
D.C.’s marijuana law offers many pitfalls for the cannabis connoisseur. The hardest part may be growing it.
A New York drummer has created music to accompany movies by the first African American filmmaker.
Conservatives convinced of a cover-up are demanding to see the full regulations now.
General Dynamics is lobbying to win a contract that has already been awarded--and that it didn’t bid on.
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