Robert Cissell stands next to the fence separating his yak herd from his domestic cattle. (Timothy C. Wright for The Post)
Robert Cissell stands next to the fence separating his yak herd from his domestic cattle. (Timothy C. Wright for The Post)
Robert Cissell spent years in the Northern Virginia tech industry, but the bustle of the Washington region wore him down. He moved to rural Virginia, trading traffic and gridlock for serenity and livestock.
Alec Baldwin canvasses in Chesterfield County on behalf of Democratic state Senate candidate Amanda Pohl. (Gregory S. Schneider/The Post)
Alec Baldwin canvasses in Chesterfield County on behalf of Democratic state Senate candidate Amanda Pohl. (Gregory S. Schneider/The Post)

Knock, knock. It’s Alec Baldwin at the front door as Virginia Democrats import celebrity firepower.

Excited by the prospect of winning control of the General Assembly on Nov. 5, the party has turned to high-profile surrogates. Republicans say the stars are for “when you don’t have accomplishments.”

Trump’s D.C. hotel abruptly cancels Christian aid group’s Kurdish solidarity event

The group said it wanted to use the venue to raise awareness about the Kurdish plight and transcend partisan differences.

Number of suspected hate crimes in D.C. is on track to reach a new high

As a D.C. Council committee prepares to discuss bias-motivated violence, data shows that reports of hate crimes were up nearly 14 percent through the end of September.

House committee praises changes at Metro but tells agency to improve customer service, strengthen ethics code

Among lawmakers’ chief concerns was how Metro leaders are addressing the fallout from the handling of the ethics scandal involving former board chairman Jack Evans.

The man was found on Ponds Street NE near the Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens.

Alexandria Republicans, annoyed by unopposed Democrats, have launched low-key campaigns.


Police said a man opened fire on officers as they responded to the scene in Burke. They say he killed his mother and nephew before fatally shooting himself.

He was shocked and fell into a trench, officials said.

The man was found on Silver Hill Court in District Heights, Md.

Scott Mackenzie, a longtime GOP consultant, admitted to lying to the FEC.

It could be a messy commute before rain tapers. Wednesday's weather is classic fall.

The vote on Tuesday followed a move to repeal the ban, which has been in place for 22 years.

The attack happened in Congress Heights on Saturday afternoon, authorities said.

It broke out in the kitchen of a business, officials said; the cause is under investigation.

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When Mollie wanted to propose to Greg, she had an out-of-this-world idea.

The traditional public school system had a 4 percent increase in students.

Houston meteorologists say the year-round weather in Washington — much like the Nationals’ bullpen — sort of stinks.

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Trains are no longer sharing a track.

The incident happened along Briar Rose Lane.

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