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The Washington Post (WP) Today's Headlines - February 28, 2015: Top Stories | Politics | Opinions.

The morning's most important stories, selected by Post editors and staff   •   Sat., Feb. 28, 2015 TOP STORIES Congress averts Homeland Security shutdown with one-week extension Congress managed at the last minute  on Friday  night to avert a partial shuttering of the Department of Homeland Security, passing a one-week funding measure for the agency. President Obama signed it shortly before the midnight  deadline.   Read full article » Putin critic, Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov killed in Moscow MOSCOW — Boris Nemtsov, a towering figure in Russian post-Soviet politics and a biting critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down steps from the Kremlin early  Saturday , authorities said. The drive-by shooting had the potential to open a violent new chapter in Russian political life.   Read full article » GOP states revisit Obamacare as Supreme Court weighs subsidies Officials in several Republican states that balked at participating in President Obama