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Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham is seen in an undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department. Searchers found human remains on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, that could be those of the University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo told a news conference.  (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va., Police Department, File)

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

- Associated Press

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

Elect candidates who support kids, learning

- The Washington Times

There is a candidate running for a high office in the nation’s capital who wants a “moratorium on school closings and new charter schools.” I won’t name the candidate because the focus should not be on the candidate, but on the fact that such a stance is anti-children.

Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier, left, is on hand as D.C. public officials speak to the media about emergency legislation to amend District laws to conforming to the court's recent Palmer v. District of Columbia ruling on the DistrictÕs gun laws during a press conference at the Wilson Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Backdoor gun control: D.C. sets impossible hurdles for carry permits

- The Washington Times

The District’s newly minted concealed carry laws require gun owners seeking permits to complete 18 hours of firearms training. One problem: As of Wednesday, the day before a court-ordered deadline for the permitting process to begin, no instructors had been approved to teach the compulsory course.

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Unarmed police are sitting ducks

- The Washington Times

David Grosso, a freshman at-large council member, wants members of the Metropolitan Police Department to serve but not protect. He wants to take their guns away, and he wants us to participate in a love-in of the '60s and '70s variety. Mr. Grosso must be having flashbacks from innocently being in the vicinity of second-hand reefer smoke.

Washington, D.C. MPD Chief Cathy Lanier announces that the police department is testing 5 different kinds of body-worn cameras as part of a pilot program, during a press conference at the Wilson Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, September 24, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

D.C. citizens decry police tactics at hearing

- The Washington Times

Dozens of residents and activists gathered this week at Howard University and testified before the D.C. Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety to shed light on police practices they say have terrorized the city’s black residents.

D.C. Council proactively probes police-community relations

- The Washington Times

Lawmakers and residents of cities across the country are increasingly calling for deeper scrutiny of the tactics employed by their police departments, including officials in the District who are trying to take a proactive approach to policing their own police.

Rabbi Gil Steinlauf leads a group of children in song Friday during a celebration of the first night of Hanukkah at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The rabbi has now come out as gay. (Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times)

Rabbi at conservative D.C. synagogue comes out as gay

- The Washington Times

Senior Rabbi Gil Steinlauf informed members of Adas Israel Congregation that after years and with the help of his wife, Batya, he came to understand "that I could walk my path with the greatest strength, with the greatest peace in my heart, with the greatest healing and wholeness, when I finally acknowledged that I am a gay man."

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his Republican challenger, Ed Gillespie, agreed on foreign policy and other issues but showed stark differences elsewhere. (Associated Press)

Virginia's Warner, Gillespie trade partisanship accusations in Senate debate

The Washington Times

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner repeatedly called Republican opponent Ed Gillespie a partisan political warrior incapable of seeing issues outside of the lens of party politics, as the two candidates squared off in a prime-time debate Tuesday evening in the battle for U.S. Senate in Virginia.

INSIDE JOB: The World Bank, which usually has to defend itself from demonstrators outside during its annual meetings, got an unexpected revolt Tuesday when staff members gathered in the lobby to protest hefty bonuses for top managers and aggressive cost-cutting elsewhere.

World Bank workers turn on bosses, protest pay cuts and executive bonuses

- The Washington Times

The World Bank has been the go-to financier for developing nations for decades. But now its own employees are staging a rich-nation protest reminiscent of Occupy Wall Street, voicing outrage that top managers got hefty bonuses while pushing an aggressive cost-cutting agenda expected to include salary reductions and layoffs for lower-level staff.