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.

    Targeted Israeli airstrikes kill 3
    top Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Targeted Israeli airstrikes kill 3 <br>top Hamas commanders in Gaza

    The Palestinian group called the attack “a despicable crime for which Israel will pay dearly.”

    Afghanistan, Libya, Syria: Jim Foley was a journalist who had to be there

    Afghanistan, Libya, Syria: Jim Foley was a journalist who had to be there

    The 40-year-old, killed by Islamist militants, was driven to report from dangerous places, friends said.

    Military, House members, diplomats barred from Ice Bucket Challenge

    Military, House members, diplomats barred from Ice Bucket Challenge

    A letter was sent to certain federal workers alerting them that the challenge violates ethics rules.

    NYC wants to regulate who can pose
    in costume for photos at Times Square

    NYC wants to regulate who can pose <br>in costume for photos at Times Square

    GOVBEAT | The call for IDs and background checks is meant to protect tourists, an official said.

    Local

    Mayor Gray adopts new school boundary policy, redrawing maps

    Mayor Gray adopts new school boundary policy, redrawing maps

    The move caps a contentious 10-month process. A third of D.C. public school families will see a change.

    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.

    Lifestyle

    ‘The Simpsons’: A genius portrait of American childhood

    ‘The Simpsons’: A genius portrait of American childhood

    From the start, “The Simpsons” gave Lisa, Maggie and Bart rich and sophisticated inner lives.

    Arts

    Soil and sand on the Mall will transform into lofty artwork

    Soil and sand on the Mall will transform into lofty artwork

    Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.

    Federal Government

    Hashtag #BlameTheIntern

    Hashtag #BlameTheIntern

    IN THE LOOP | When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.

    Diversions