Cleveland officer acquitted for role in fatal shooting

Michael Brelo fired repeatedly on Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were unarmed, after their car’s backfire was mistaken for gunshots in 2012. The Justice Dept. said it will review the case.

Nobel laureate, subject
of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ dies

The mathematician, 86, and his wife, 82, were killed in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Artificial turf is installed at actor Christopher Knight's house. (Post)

Fake grass gains ground in California amid concerns about ongoing drought

More homeowners, such as the actor who played Peter on “The Brady Bunch,” are opting for synthetic turf instead of a thirsty lawn, even as some environmentalists and homeowner groups protest.

Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

The four were not charged in the D.C. slayings, which police believe involved more than one person.

With a stunningly lopsided vote,
Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage

With a stunningly lopsided vote, <br>Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage

The Irish are “generous, compassionate, bold and joyful people,” the premier said.

In Arlington’s ‘Old Guard,’ a personal connection to valor and tragedy

In Arlington’s ‘Old Guard,’ a personal connection to valor and tragedy

At cemetery, Lt. Col. Michael B. Baka visits a soldier under his command who paid the ultimate price.

As military tributes become routine at ballparks, new doubts about sincerity

As military tributes become routine at ballparks, new doubts about sincerity

The ceremonies have become so ubiquitous — and branded — that some ask if they’re hollow gestures.

And the dorks shall inherit the laughs

And the dorks shall inherit the laughs

Rachel Renée Russell dreamed up the “Dork Diaries,” which ring true with many in the tween crowd.

Can you spell ‘sibling rivalry’? Probably not as well as this family.

Can you spell ‘sibling rivalry’? Probably not as well as this family.

Edwin Estep defeated two siblings to become the fourth in his family to make the National Spelling Bee.

Their extraordinary response
to a diagnosis of a fatal disease

Their extraordinary response <br> to a diagnosis of a fatal disease

Eric Powell and Laura Stotz didn’t plan to get married. That changed when he found out he had ALS.

At the Capitol after dark: The
unseen work of a shadow army

At the Capitol after dark: The <br>unseen work of a shadow army

Hundreds of overnight staffers report to clean the corridors of power after democracy’s workday is done.

It’s not you, it’s us: Getting dumped by your hotel, airline or cruise company

It’s not you, it’s us: Getting dumped by your hotel, airline or cruise company

COLUMN | Can businesses turn you away if they get a better offer from another customer? Actually, yes.

Local

Suspect in deaths on Mother’s Day wished all a happy holiday

Suspect in deaths on Mother’s Day wished all a happy holiday

Before his Rockville neighbors were found dead, Scott Tomaszewski posted on Facebook.

Sports

Phillies halt Nationals’ 6-game win streak

Phillies halt Nationals’ 6-game win streak

Nats right-hander fails to make it out of the fourth for third time in four starts as his ERA rises to 6.50.

Business

‘Does MapQuest still exist?’ it does. It does.

‘Does MapQuest still exist?’ it does. It does.

Verizon’s deal to buy AOL gives pioneering online mapper MapQuest a shot at new relevance.

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