Ex-Va. governor reveals details of failing marriage

In his second day on the stand, Robert McDonnell testifies that he was blindsided by gifts and loans to his wife.

U.S.: Militant threat ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left the door open to expanded U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Shayne Bushfield is head nerd. (S. Eklund for The Post)

Google it? They don’t need to.

The trivia-obsessed nerds of the online community called LearnedLeague excel at an art that the Internet made obsolete. Among notable members is “Jeopardy!” champ Ken Jennings.

    A new space race so astronauts can stop hitching rides with Russians

    A new space race so astronauts can stop hitching rides with Russians

    NASA is preparing to issue a
    multi-billion-dollar contract for a shuttle it can launch and return.

    Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

    Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

    Unlike their elders, young protesters challenge authority and fuel their rage through social media.

    Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Militants, hailing the leaders as martyrs, respond with rocket fire in the sixth week of fighting.

    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

    “Making concessions would put all Americans overseas at greater risk,” the State Department said.

    Local

    Mayor Gray adopts new school boundary policy, redrawing maps

    Mayor Gray adopts new school boundary policy, redrawing maps

    The move will, in coming years, change the assigned schools for tens of thousands of D.C. students.

    Sports

    Nats make it 10 straight

    <b></b>Nats make it 10 straight

    Another day, another walk-off as Span comes home with winner on throwing error in ninth to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0.

    Arts

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

    Diversions