U.K. scrambles to restructure after Scotland vote

Scots rejected independence, but Prime Minister Cameron faces pressure to quickly reshape his nation’s constitution.

Goodell offers apologies but few specifics on new policies

The NFL commissioner, facing the media amid recent legal troubles of players, admitted, “I let everybody else down.”

An Uighur woman walks with her baby. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

China’s war on terrorism — and Islam

A campaign against separatism blurs into an attack on Islam in Xinjiang, stoking resentment and, at times, deadly protests.

White House partially evacuated after man jumps fence; Obama not there

White House partially evacuated after man jumps fence; Obama not there

The incident happened just after the president had left for Camp David. The jumper was apprehended.

Police: ‘Person of interest’ seen
with missing U-Va. student at bar

Police: ‘Person of interest’ seen <br> with missing U-Va. student at bar

But investigators do not have enough information to arrest him in the Hannah Graham case.

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Officials say 92 percent of all Isareli military jobs are open to women, but questions about roles remain.

As NFL squirms under female gaze, will Hollywood ever do the same?

As NFL squirms under female gaze, will Hollywood ever do the same?

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Plot device of violence against women lets filmmakers indulge toxic fantasies.

‘Daily Show’ segment becomes latest battleground over Redskins name

‘Daily Show’ segment becomes latest battleground over Redskins name

Fans of the team say they were misled after being confronted by activists on a yet-to-air show.

Sports

Trotz cranks up the heat

Trotz cranks up the heat

New Coach Barry Trotz pushes Capitals as training camp gets underway and first preseason game looms.

Lifestyle

Will success spoil Ariana Grande?

Will success spoil Ariana Grande?

As with many celebrities on the cusp of major fame, the pop princess has legions of new fans — and critics.

Arts

Star violinist’s stand-in doesn’t quite fill void in Baltimore

The symphony still managed to reach some highs despite the absence of its headlining violinist, Hilary Hahn.

Federal Government

It’s going to be a long fight

It’s going to be a long fight

FINE PRINT | Al-Qaeda was just the first round of this protracted war against terrorism, Walter Pincus writes.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre.

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