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12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: S. Korea’s lawmakers vote to impeach president

(image) South Korea’s National Assembly voted by a huge margin Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her role in a corruption and influencepeddling scandal, forcing her immediately to hand over the running of the country to a caretaker prime...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Mass crossing by migrants into Spain

(image) African migrants react after crossing the border fence between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta. More than 400 people stormed across the fence into Spain on Friday, according to the Associated Press, in one of the biggest crossing...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: CIA: Russia favored Trump
The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Transition team targets Energy
The Trump transition team has asked the Energy Department to identify which of its employees and contractors have worked on forging an international climate pact or on domestic efforts to cut the nation’s carbon output. The 74-question memo, which one...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Trump’s generals see world as good vs. evil
President-elect Donald Trump is assembling a national security team dominated by retired generals who share a deep distrust of Iran and have characterized the threat of militant Islam in far more dire terms than Obama administration officials and...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Disney investors have bad feeling about ESPN
For the second year in a row, Disney is poised to have another “Star Wars” megahit on its hands with the company on track to sell $130 million in U.S. pre-release tickets for next week’s “Rogue One.” But no matter how well it performs at the box...



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Inside the high life

(image) “Luxury” is not normally associated with D.C., but the region has transformed in the past decade. In our first Luxury Issue, we explore how opulence is defined in today’s Washington.



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Cream of the crop

(image) Washington Post critics make their picks for the year’s best in television, movies, pop music and video games.






12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: An air of resurrection
Sri Lanka’s long-cloistered east coast, torn by the devastations of war and a tsunami, is opening itself up to tourism.



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Shutdown averted
Senate Democrats forced the budget standoff to insist on health benefits for coal miners and U.S. steel for infrastructure projects. They vowed to keep fighting.



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: ‘Institutional conspiracy’
A massive, state-led doping program by Russia implicates government officials and more than 1,000 athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency reported.



12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Humility in New York:

(image) Former critics flock to Trump Tower, and Rudy Giuliani bows out.






12/10/2016: FRONT PAGE: Big money:
Six of Trump’s appointees contributed nearly $12 million to his campaign.



12/10/2016: NEWS: Washington Post iPad app

(image) We bring you a richly designed reading experience — a replica of the printed newspaper, along with a 14day archive, more than 40 comic strips, all Post blogs and real-time social media. The app gives you video, photo galleries, new search functionality...



12/10/2016: NEWS: CORRECTIONS
A preview of MetroStage’s “Fully Committed” in the Dec. 9 Weekend section incorrectly said that the production was the regional premiere. The show was staged at Ford’s Theatre in 2001. An article by Tom Sietsema on restaurant splurges in the Dec. 11...



12/10/2016: NEWS: Pakistan honors Nobel winner
Abdus Salam, who shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1979, was a member of the minority Ahmadiyya community that is ostracized and reviled by many Muslims in Pakistan. Adding his name to the National Center for Physics, 20 years after his death, is...



12/10/2016: NEWS: 2 juveniles charged in Tenn. wildfires
Two juveniles have been charged with aggravated arson in connection with the wildfires that ravaged two East Tennessee resort towns last week, killing 14 people and leaving nearly 150 others injured and damaging or destroying more than 2,400 properties.



12/10/2016: NEWS: Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will go to Pearl Harbor with President Obama later this month, becoming the first Japanese leader to visit the site of the attack on Hawaii 75 years ago that thrust the United States into World War II.



12/10/2016: NEWS: Ikea to expand paid family leave in U.S.
Beginning in January, new parents who work in Ikea’s U.S. corporate office and its stores will be eligible for up to four months of paid or partially paid time off after meeting certain tenure requirements.



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Alabama inmate was heaving, coughing during lethal-injection execution
An Alabama inmate heaved and coughed during his execution Thursday night in a lethal-injection process that lasted for more than half an hour, according to media witnesses. The lethal injection came after a deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court decided not to...



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Retired Army major general named to lead NIH’s troubled Clinical Center
Retired Maj. Gen. James Gilman, former commander of the unit that oversees the Army’s medical research, will become the new head of the National Institutes of Health’s troubled Clinical Center, NIH announced Friday. Gilman, a 64-year-old cardiologist,...



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Confession is played in church shooting trial
Dylann Roof hesitated for about 20 seconds when an FBI agent asked him what he was doing on the night nine black church members were killed during Bible study. “Uh, I did it,” Roof said in a video recording played for the public for the first time...



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Man is found guilty in shooting of 2 officers
A jury has convicted a man of shooting two police officers during a 2015 protest in Ferguson amid fallout over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown months earlier. The officers were shot in March 2015 during one of many protests that...



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Washington state officials sue Monsanto over PCBs
SEATTLE — Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company...



12/10/2016: POLITICS & THE NATION: Birth defect linked to Zika has quadrupled in Colombia
The number of babies born with microcephaly in Colombia during a Zika outbreak this year more than quadrupled from 2015, dispelling earlier suggestions that the nation with the second-largest number of infections had somehow escaped the dreaded wave of...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Rio hoped for a post-Olympics boom. What it got was crisis.

(image) RIO DE JANEIRO — Three months after its successful staging of the Summer Olympics, Brazil’s cultural hub should be riding high. Instead it is a financial, political, crime-ridden mess. The Rio de Janeiro state government is broke, struggling to pay...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Blast kills 6 police officers, injures others
A bomb blast killed six police officers and wounded three others in what was probably the deadliest assault targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo in recent months, according to the country’s state-run news service. The explosion occurred on...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed chief executive says he won’t seek second term
BEIJING — In a surprise move, Beijing-backed Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced Friday that he would not seek a second term next year, citing family reasons. Leung was narrowly elected in 2012 by a 1,200-member committee stacked with...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Ghana president concedes to opposition leader
Ghana’s longtime opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won the presidency on his third run for office, a race that was largely seen as a referendum on how the incumbent party has managed the economy in this long stable democracy. State broadcaster Ghana...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 56
Two schoolgirl suicide bombers killed 56 people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated attack on a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali on Friday, a local official said. The bombings bore the hallmark of Islamist militant...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: South Sudan expels aid group’s director
South Sudan has expelled the country director of the Norwegian Refugee Council, the aid group announced. NRC spokeswoman Tuva Bognes also told the Associated Press that a staffer had been detained by South Sudan’s National Security Service after its...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: 83 potential suspects in soccer abuse probe, British police say:
Police overseeing a sex-abuse scandal in British soccer say 83 potential suspects have been identified and linked to 98 clubs. Officers across the country are sifting through 639 referrals received by police and a help line established last month, when...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Hundreds of men fleeing rebel-held Aleppo have vanished, U.N. o∞cial says

(image) beirut — Hundreds of men have disappeared after fleeing rebelheld districts in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the United Nations said Friday, amid allegations that armed groups on both sides have abducted and even killed civilians who tried to leave. Tens...



12/10/2016: THE WORLD: Anti-Islam Dutch politician guilty in discrimination case
london — A Dutch court found anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders guilty Friday of insulting an ethnic group and inciting discrimination after he led chants against Moroccans, a conviction he promptly denounced as “madness.” Wilders, the controversial...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Trump’s policies on trade could hit U.S. in the wallet

(image) President-elect Donald Trump has offered plenty of tough talk on his way to the White House. And while the business executive has turned his rhetorical fire to topics including the Iran nuclear deal and the Affordable Care Act, perhaps no issue has...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Goldman Sachs president is expected to lead National Economic Council

(image) new york — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name a top Goldman Sachs executive, Gary Cohn, to lead the National Economic Council, handing the Wall Street veteran significant sway over his administration’s economic policy. The council, which...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Riskiest cars will go first in Takata recall
Federal officials involved in the largest auto recall in history said Friday that the vehicles most at risk for deadly air-bag explosions will get replacement parts first. With 29 million vehicles under recall and the number expected to grow to 42...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Murdoch seeks full ownership of Sky
21st Century Fox has reached a preliminary deal to acquire full control of Sky PLC for 11.2 billion pounds ($14.1 billion) as Rupert Murdoch seeks to consolidate his television empire. Fox, which holds a 39 percent stake in Sky, proposed acquiring the...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: An oil derrick

(image) operated by the Russian state oil company Rosneft stands in eastern Siberia. The Anglo-Swiss commodities trader Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign-wealth firm will pay $11 billion to buy a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft. The surprise move is a victory for...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: ALSO IN BUSINESS
Coca-Cola chief executive Muhtar Kent will step down next year. Chief operating officer James Quincey, long expected to become the next CEO, will take over leadership of the company on May 1, Coca-Cola said Friday. Kent will remain as chairman of the...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Investors’ optimism about Trump policies pushes markets to new highs

(image) Investors bid stock prices up to historic highs this week, brushing off escalating threats from President-elect Donald Trump to disrupt global trade. After a period of calm in the months preceding the election, markets have been rallying since Trump’s...



12/10/2016: ECONOMY & BUSINESS: Ambassador candidate launches effort to build stronger U.S.-Mexico ties

(image) The business leader expected to top the shortlist for Presidentelect Donald Trump’s ambassador to Mexico has launched a broad effort to promote stronger U.S.-Mexico ties and reassure leaders after Trump vowed unilateral action that would upend...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: We wish we were special

(image) Howard A. Smith’s Nov. 27 op-ed, “Yes, humanity is cosmically special,” mixed two arguments in a confused way. He rightfully pointed to the fact that in our corner of the galaxy, humans are probably quite unusual. He suggested a probability of 1 in 10...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: One thing all dogs remember well

(image) The Nov. 24 news article “Dogs have episodic-like memory, study finds” was informative and insightful. However, as a longtime dog rescuer, I must disagree with the belief that dogs have such difficulty recalling past events. I could have saved...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Give this caddie a mulligan

(image) The Nov. 28 Sports article “Civil war derailed caddie’s playing dreams” was more than interesting. As a would-be golfer who recognizes the motto of the UNCF, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,” I also believe that a special sports talent is a...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: When turkeys ruled the Earth

(image) The Nov. 24 article “Pardons buy turkeys some time, but not a lot” stated that “turkeys raised for eating have been bred into pale-feathered and colossal versions of the original, dark birds.” And later, “These days [the average commercial turkey]...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: And he writes Post op-eds

(image) In listing the recipients of President Obama’s Medal of Freedom awards, The Post did a great injustice to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [“Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 21 luminaries,” Politics & the Nation, Nov. 23]. Yes, Abdul-Jabbar is “the NBA’s all-time...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Judge The 74 on its news coverage

(image) In the Dec. 3 letter “The 74 is not nonpartisan,” a response to the Nov. 29 Style article “Breitbart not only site in awkward territory,” editors should have noted that since the article was published, The 74 updated its policy regarding the news...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: There’s more to food than calories
The advice in Tamar Haspel’s Nov. 30 Food column, “I keep hearing that healthful food costs more. Does it really?” wasn’t about healthier food. The column suggested that we compare cost calorie to calorie. Nutritionists know that calories from avocados...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Where are populations declining?
Ruchir Sharma conceded in his Dec. 4 Outlook essay, “Robots won’t kill the workforce. They’ll save the economy,” that “robots do represent a new obstacle for some poorer nations,” adding the puzzling amplification “namely those few that do not suffer...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Amazingly incorrect

(image) The Nov. 25 “Amazing Spider-Man” comic strip showed Peter Parker driving Mary Jane through New Mexico. The saguaro cactus grows in Arizona, not New Mexico. Marje Chavez, Sterling



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: It’s worth quite a lot
In her Nov. 23 op-ed, “Why Romney should be secretary of state,” Kathleen Parker wrote that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney is “super articulate and fluent in policy (as well as French, for what it’s worth).” French is an official language at...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: The call heard round the world

(image) Thanks for the Nov. 24 front-page remembrance of pitcher Ralph Branca [“Pitcher who gave up ‘shot heard round the world’ ”]. But Russ Hodges’s famous call — “The Giants win the pennant!” — was heard on radio, not television. Hall of Fame broadcaster...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Another registry in another time
Jared Blum’s Nov. 24 letter, “How we can resist a Muslim registry,” recalled an eerily similar World War II story. Blum wrote that some Jewish leaders have stated their intention to register as Muslims if such a registry is instituted in the United...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: News or propaganda?

(image) FOR YEARS, members of Congress have fumed about what they regard as ineffective U.S. public diplomacy, including the failure of broadcasting operations such as the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to match the reach and apparent...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: An ill-conceived plan
THE D.C. COUNCIL is required by law to obtain a fiscal impact statement from the city’s chief financial officer before enacting legislation. Unfortunately, there is no requirement to actually read the statement. That’s the only plausible explanation...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Science 101 at the EPA
THE WEEK started with a hopeful sign for those concerned about climate change: Former vice president Al Gore met with Donald Trump for about 90 minutes on Monday, leading some to believe that the president-elect might be ready to accept facts and...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Time for a new Taiwan approach
The Dec. 6 editorial “China, Taiwan and Trump” correctly noted that “China is an essential player in restraining North Korea.” For more than 20 years, increasingly anxious U.S. presidents have urged China to use its unique leverage. Instead,...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: The political crisis that Italy’s referendum has triggered
The Dec. 7 editorial “Italy’s muddled message” called Italy’s Dec. 4 constitutional referendum a “blessing in disguise.” It is true that the constitutional amendments, intended to strengthen executive power, were questionable. But, in part because...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: The country’s anti-science faction
Nathan Pilkington’s Dec. 4 Five Myths essay, “The fall of Rome” [Outlook], refuted analogies between late Rome and the United States today. But why are Americans using analogies to Rome? Historians can, and usually should, do their work without...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Spreading a different fake story
A Post writer decried fake news even while peddling it. In her Dec. 6 Metro column, “When spreading fake news leads to real consequences,” Petula Dvorak baselessly blamed the shooting of former representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) on Sarah Palin...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Don’t gamble on climate change
The Dec. 6 news article “Trumps meet with Gore about climate change” described President-elect Donald Trump’s meeting with former vice president Al Gore and suggested that Mr. Trump may be reconsidering his stance on global climate change. Mr. Trump,...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Coal jobs aren’t coming back
Regarding the Dec. 7 front-page article “In coal country, in Trump they trust”: One can’t help but feel compassion for the West Virginians who find themselves in economic distress, but, as I like to remind people, the law of supply and demand has not...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: A dangerous fact of life in the District
Now that the D.C. Council has voted to give the city’s commuter-dominated workforce one of the most generous family and medical leave laws in the country, will our legislators have the time, inclination and, equally important, intellectual depth...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Beyond Pizzagate: These are the real conspiracies
If there is one thing that I learned from Pizzagate, it is that we are working much, much too hard to find conspiracies. No one was hurt, thank goodness, when a man showed up at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant this week with a gun in an effort to free...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Fascism comes into focus
Donald Trump is a fascist. When you call somebody a fascist, you can mean any number of things. Often, it means no more than “somebody I don’t like.” It is an all-purpose epithet, usable by anyone against everyone from university deans to Fox News...



12/10/2016: FREE FOR ALL: Second jaguar sighting in Arizona mountains could be a new male cat
Jaguars — spotted, stocky and stealthy — once roamed freely throughout the wilds of the western United States. But like many other species, the big cat’s resident population was hunted to death in this country. For several decades, there have been only...



12/10/2016: METRO: MGM casino wows gamblers and gawkers

(image) The new casino on the banks of the Potomac and in the shadow of the nation’s capital filled to overflowing on its first full day of operations Friday, giving an early indication that the $1.4 billion investment could yield a big payoff for Prince...



12/10/2016: METRO: Siblings rip into father in court before his sentencing in mother’s death
When Michelle Castillo was found slain in her Ashburn, Va., home in March 2014, five children were left without a mother. Four of them, ages 11, 9, 6 and 3, were asleep in the house when she was killed, while a fifth, then 21, was away at college. A...



12/10/2016: METRO: Metro can’t support new fleet
Metro spent $1.46 billion on a fleet of new state-of-the-art rail cars with the goal of running more eight-car trains, but the system’s electrical infrastructure doesn’t have the capacity to support them, according to a report released Friday. The...



12/10/2016: METRO: Md. picks 102 firms to sell first medical pot
Maryland officials announced on Friday the 102 businesses that have received preliminary authorization to sell the state’s first legal medical marijuana, bringing the long-awaited program a step closer to fruition. The Maryland Medical Cannabis...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: ‘Merry Christmas’ and other Trump vows
President-elect Donald Trump’s hundreds of promises to voters during his campaign included many targeted at religious voters, especially the evangelicals who supported him overwhelmingly. Tuesday night on Fox News, former Trump campaign manager Corey...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: A matter of contention

(image) This cross stands on a hill in a public park in Spur, a tiny city in the Texas panhandle. A Wisconsin-based organization, the Freedom from Religion Foundation, has asked Spur to remove the cross, contending that its presence on public property is...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: On Earth or in space, Glenn delighted in creation, and he prayed

(image) John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was an American hero: a trailblazer in science and a devoted public servant on Earth as well as in the heavens. He was also a man of deep faith, with a vantage point on God’s handiwork that few humans...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: RELIGION EVENTS
Christmas dinner at the National Shrine: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will sponsor dinner for those alone or in need on Christmas Day. Volunteers are needed to assist in preparing, serving and delivering meals and...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: State’s sagging tax collections looking up
Virginia’s revenue collections rose 5.4 percent for the year as of November, better than the forecast of 1.7 percent, the governor’s office said Friday. November was especially strong, with general-fund revenue up 13.4 percent over the same month last...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: 4-decade sentence in 2014 killing
Gregory Allen Green fatally shot Derrick Eugene Williams, 35, outside Williams’s Southeast home two years ago, federal prosecutors say. Then, as Williams lay on the ground, Green, 28, went through his pockets for money, prosecutors said. On Friday,...



12/10/2016: RELIGION: Pedestrian dies after being struck Tuesday
A woman hit by a car in Rockville on Tuesday died Thursday, Montgomery County police said. They said Esther Erestain Contreras, 63, of Fort Washington, was struck at Chapman and Bou avenues.



12/10/2016: RELIGION: Victim of fatal shooting identified
A man fatally shot Thursday in his home in the 600 block of Nicholson Street NE has been identified by D.C. police as Victor Anthony Holden, 26. A police report says the house was ransacked. Police did not cite a motive.



12/10/2016: RELIGION: Subfreezing weather arrives
In Washington, as holidays approached and a transfer of political power loomed, Friday’s cold could hardly be the only issue of interest. But it had to be one of them, with the city seeing its coldest day of the season, and more cold expected soon. On...



12/10/2016: THE WEATHER: DUI charge for liquor panel chief
The chairman of the commission that oversees liquor licenses in Prince George’s County was arrested on drunken driving charges Thursday night outside the MGM National Harbor casino after he was in a crash involving two other vehicles, according to...



12/10/2016: THE WEATHER: Man gets 12 years for crash that killed three
A 21- year- old man who drove 115 mph down River Road in Bethesda before slamming into a car carrying a family of four was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the tragic crash that killed three members of the family. “You took a huge risk, a...



12/10/2016: STYLE: A new face in country music

(image) The first time Kane Brown sat down to write a song with a professional Nashville songwriter last fall, he had a feeling that the writer, Josh Hoge, wasn’t too excited to be there. Hoge had received a last-minute call to meet with Brown, the singing...



12/10/2016: STYLE: The key to Jackie? That unforgettable voice, Portman says.

(image) What a difference six months makes. Last summer, Natalie Portman was promoting “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” a Hebrew-language film that marked the 35-year-old Jerusalem-born actress’s feature debut as a director and writer. The movie, adapted from...



12/10/2016: STYLE: Pro-Trump columnists hard to find
Wanted: Columnists to say nice things about Donald Trump. Must be able to make cogent arguments in favor of the president-elect’s policies, appointees and statements. Experience preferred but not required. It’s not an actual want ad, but it might as...



12/10/2016: STYLE: A credit or a discredit for Trump?
News that President-elect Donald Trump will retain an executive producer credit on the forthcoming season of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” has led to a lot of debate about the ethics of his potential involvement with a major network show. The...



12/10/2016: STYLE: CROSSYNERGY CROSSWORD

(image) ACROSS 1. Scarlett O’Hara or Melanie Hamilton 6. Lie in ambush for 11. Acknowledge an ovation 14. Disturbed terribly 15. Welcome mat locale, often 16. Momentous period 17. Felt-tipped implement 19. Bushy-tailed carnivore 20. 40-40, at Wimbledon...



12/10/2016: STYLE: Cousin’s getting married. Her mom says, ‘Ante up!’

(image) Adapted from an online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Are wedding presents still mandatory? Is it poor taste to skip out? I am heading out of town for a wedding. It will cost both me and my boyfriend over $400 each to just fly out and stay for the weekend....



12/10/2016: STYLE: Zhou Long, reaching beyond time and place

(image) The Phillips Collection’s Music Room can feel a bit gloomy at times, with all that heavy oak paneling and the huge, eternally unlit stone fireplace. But Thursday, the place was cheerfully decked out with bright red Chinese lanterns, a welcoming nod to...



12/10/2016: STYLE: BRIDGE

(image) This is another in a series of weekly columns on “Simple Saturday.” The intent is to help aspiring players master basic technique and learn to think logically. North’s bid of 2NT is an artificial forcing spade raise. Modern pairs use “limit” double...



12/10/2016: STYLE: HOROSCOPE
BIRTHDAY | DECEMBER 10 This year you open up to many new ideas that you might carry into realization. Good vibes often emanate from you, especially when you are not serious. If you are single, a flirtation enters your life through a friend. You will...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: First in command

(image) baltimore — When Zach Abey was a senior at Archbishop Spalding High in Anne Arundel County, he met before the season with Coach Kyle Schmitt, then entering his first year. Included in that conversation were Abey’s aspirations after graduation. At the...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: Rookie Vrana starts to gel with Capitals in road win
buffalo — As is tradition, rookie Jakub Vrana had a towel covered in shaving cream shoved in his face, with Tom Wilson doing the honors to commemorate Vrana’s first NHL goal. Vrana wiped off some of the blue gel, but with his left eye burning and...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: Rise and fall: Redskins’ RBs deal with both sides of story
The Rob Kelley story drips with good feelings. How can you not love an undrafted rookie running back with a nondescript résumé who suddenly becomes an NFL starter for a playoff contender? Who doesn’t appreciate his hardcharging running style and...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: WADA report misses the mark by focusing on wrong targets
Cue the Olympic moralizers, who will call for sweeping condemnations and bans. The World AntiDoping Agency has issued a new report on the doping of more than 1,000 Russian athletes, but its contents are more embarrassing for WADA than for Vladimir...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: Doctson’s rookie year officially comes to end
When the Washington Redskins designated center Kory Lichtensteiger to return from injured reserve Wednesday, they also officially ended the season of wide receiver Josh Doctson, whose rookie campaign was derailed by recurring Achilles’ tendon...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: Applewhite promoted to head job at Houston
The University of Houston didn’t end up needing to go far in replacing coach Tom Herman. Major Applewhite, who served as Herman’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons, was promoted to the job Friday. It will be the first head coaching job for...



12/10/2016: SPORTS: Raiders’ Smith makes his case for reinstatement
Suspended Oakland Raiders pass rusher Aldon Smith met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in hopes of being reinstated. A person with knowledge of the meeting said Smith sat down with the commissioner and other league staff Friday to make his case to...