‘Quadcopter’ drone found at White House

In the latest White House security breach, the Secret Service said the compound was locked down after a two-foot-wide device was found.

    Saudis fortify their borders as Mideast chaos grows

    No one has ascended to the Saudi throne amid more regional turmoil than King Salman, who was crowned Friday.

    After victory, Greek leftists plot fight over austerity

    Analysts fear attempts to cancel some of Greece’s debt could end with the country’s exit from the euro — a move that could put the currency union at risk.

    Intense snow is expected in pink and red areas. (stormvistawxmodels.com)

    Northeast braces for ‘historic blizzard’

    WEATHER GANG | Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning as some places may see up to 3 feet of snow and other areas may see wind gusts as strong as 75 mph.

    Storm’s second wave may snarl D.C. commute

    WEATHER GANG | Although not much snow has stuck on roads, up to 2 inches may accumulate later today.

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    Sajida Mubarek Atrous al-Rishawi. (Jordan TV via AP)

    Sajida Mubarek Atrous al-Rishawi. (Jordan TV via AP)

    Why the Islamic State wants this woman freed

    The failed suicide bomber they want to trade for a Japanese hostage has a special connection.

    Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

    Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

    The father’s gloom and doom could present problems for his son’s presidential aspirations.

    As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

    As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

    Prosecutors seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of setting off one bomb.

    How the mortgage meltdown affected one wealthy black community

    How the mortgage meltdown affected one wealthy black community

    Fairwood, where the median household income was more than $170,000, epitomizes what was lost.

    Does Obamacare use federal
    subsidies for elective abortions?

    Does Obamacare use federal <br> subsidies   for elective abortions?

    FACT CHECKER | We check if the claim by anti-abortion lawmakers correctly portrays abortion coverage.

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    A group of children stand behind the fence at Auschwitz. (AP)

    The fading voices of Auschwitz

    The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz could mark the last major commemoration for many survivors.

    ‘Downton Abbey’: A memorable proposal brightens dark episode

    ‘Downton Abbey’: A memorable proposal brightens dark episode

    RECAP | Is happiness really that hard to find for these mansion-dwellers? Apparently so.

    SAG Awards fail to provide a clear favorite for best picture Oscar

    SAG Awards fail to provide a clear favorite for best picture Oscar

    The Academy Award acting categories, on the other hand, look to be pretty much a lock.

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    U-Md. admissions officers — and a turtle — surprise applicants in person

    U-Md. admissions officers — and a turtle — surprise applicants in person

    High schoolers learned they were admitted to the university when a crowd showed up at the door.

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    Wells caps furious comeback

    Wells caps furious comeback

    Maryland trailed by 14 in the second half before rallying to defeat Northwestern, 68-67, on a late basket by senior Dez Wells.

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