Gunman in Texas subject of 2010 terror probe

Investigators searched Elton Simpson’s Phoenix apartment after authorities said he and a second man opened fire late Sunday in Texas outside an event featuring cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Pamela Geller recently sponsored an anti-Muslim ad campaign.

President Bill Clinton and Frank Giustra in Haiti iin 2014. (Getty Images)

The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada

As Hillary Clinton runs for president, her husband’s friendship with a mining magnate faces scrutiny.

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A private South African game reserve. (Getty Images)

A private South African game reserve. (Getty Images)

Bleak study sees ‘empty landscape’ as large herbivores vanish

Elephants, hippos, rhinos and gorillas are vanishing from the globe at a startling rate.

Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

A group of soldiers described firing artillery at random houses in Gaza and shooting at innocent civilians.

Former CEO Carly Fiorina joins
2016 race for the White House

Former CEO Carly Fiorina joins <br> 2016 race for the White House

With a tweet early Monday, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO launched a presidential campaign.

Ben Carson finds out his mother is dying hours before announcement

Ben Carson finds out his mother is dying hours before announcement

The Republican will still announce his candidacy on Monday, but has canceled his first campaign rally.

Ex-CIA deputy director: U.S. misjudged al-Qaeda revival

Ex-CIA deputy director: U.S. misjudged al-Qaeda revival

In a new book, Michael Morell says the agency underestimated Islamist extremists’ abilities.

Britain’s new princess has a name: Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain’s new princess has a name: Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kensington Palace on Monday announced the name of the new royal baby born on Saturday.

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Sons of the Harpy, Sparrows and Sand Snakes

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Sons of the Harpy, Sparrows and Sand Snakes

Here are the five most important things to know as we approach the halfway point of season five.

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theft illo

Small items are vulnerable. (Washington Post illustration)

How show houses keep would-be thieves on the straight and narrow

Stealing can be a problem at open houses and show homes, but tricks can thwart sticky-fingered visitors.

Sure, she’ll dance with a turnip.
But first lady wants to leave a legacy.

Sure, she’ll dance with a turnip. <br> But first lady wants to leave a legacy.

Michelle Obama hopes the results of her push to end childhood obesity will last beyond her husband’s term.

**MANDATORY CREDIT. FOR USE ONLY WITH REPORTING ON THE 2015 AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS** HANDOUT PHOTO: Professional Honorable Mention in the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards, Sandhill Cranes. (Photo by Jason Savage/Audubon Photography Awards)

(Photo by Jason Savage / Audubon Photography Awards)

The Audubon’s 2015 photography contest awards

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR LONGINES - Johnny Weir walks the Kentucky Derby Red Carpet, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Longines, the Swiss watchmaker known for its elegant timepieces, is the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the 141st annual Kentucky Derby. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Longines/AP Images)

(Diane Bondareff / Invision For Longines)

Johnny Weir and other extravagant Kentucky Derby hats

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Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

DR. GRIDLOCK | Drivers caught speeding will receive a warning during a 30-day trial period. After that, it’s ticket time.

Sports

Another 1-0 win for the Nats against the Mets

Another 1-0 win for the Nats against the Mets

The lack of hitting is concerning, but Doug Fister and the bullpen make one run stand up in New York.

Technology

Carly Fiorina really should have bought CarlyFiorina.org

Carly Fiorina really should have bought CarlyFiorina.org

Someone who’s not Carly Fiorina bought CarlyFiorina.org to slam her record at HP

Business

McDonald’s knows you don’t eat there anymore, and it has a plan to win you back

McDonald’s knows you don’t eat there anymore, and it has a plan to win you back

The world’s biggest burger chain hopes to end its sales slump with a massive turnaround plan, and no cost or burger is safe.

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