Federal agents tow a motorcycle from the home of Harry Thomas Jr. in Northeast Washington. (Sarah L. Voisin/THE WASHINGTON POST)

Ward 5 D.C. Council member home searched. FBI and IRS agents searched the Northeast Washington home of D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. Friday. You’ll remember Thomas as the council member accused of mishandling more than $300,000 worth of public funds.

Where to get a tree and how not to get electrocuted are just a few of the tips we have for you in our D.C. holiday decorating guide.

It’s Hollywood on the Potomac. Meet the five artists, including Meryl Streep, who’ll be recognized at Sunday’s Kennedy Center Honors. Dan Zak’s entertaining profile of Streep is here.

Law students aided by para-beagles. I couldn’t resist the pun from the PostLocal Web team, just like you won’t be able to resist the photos of law students playing with puppies during final exams. It is the Internet, after all. (How do you relieve stress? Me, I enjoy naps and writing passive aggressive e-mails.)

Redskins-Jets: 5 storylines to follow. In case you’re a glutton for punishment/Washington Redskins fan, Mike Jones offers a few storylines for Sunday.

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