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Plane crash called ‘deliberate’ act
The account described the plane dropping at a steep, steady rate that did not seem to startle passengers at first: “The screams are not heard until the very last moments.”
Lori Aratani and Ashley Halsey III
U.S. airlines require two crew members in the cockpit at all times. In the wake of Tuesday’s crash, European carriers are moving swiftly to implement new rules.
Alberto Cuadra, Bonnie Berkowitz and Richard Johnson
GRAPHIC | A safeguard allows access to the cockpit in case those inside are incapacitated. A prosecutor said the co-pilot overrode it.
A rebel vehicle burns after clashes Thursday in Aden. (Reuters)
Egypt said it was willing “to send ground forces if necessary” to back an Arab-led offensive against Shiite rebels that has become a showdown between the major powers in the Middle East.
The Post Sports Live crew lays out what the Wizards need to fix before the team returns to the playoffs.
Loveday Morris and Mustafa Salim
Iranian-backed militia fighters who have been supporting Iraqi forces are refusing to participate.
Sari Horwitz and Carol Leonnig
A law enforcement official familiar with the matter said the parties occurred in Colombia.
One leaves Friday for a year while his twin stays on Earth, allowing for study of the changes between them.
The soccer superstar’s D.C. visit has fans ditching work and lining up to catch a glimpse of No. 10.
Wichita State faces Notre Dame and North Carolina battles Wisconsin for spots in the Elite Eight.
George F. Will
Leaving wealth in the hands of the wealthy, one author argues, is the best way to benefit all Americans.
Yet Mr. Obama pretends the Israeli-Palestinian logjam is a new development.
THE FIX | Check out these early attempts by Rick Perry, Bill Clinton and Sarah Palin to woo voters.
There’s growing research that denial of pleasures (when you have the funds) isn’t good for you.
Warning signs absent for Germanwings co-pilot
Obama calls for ‘payday’ loan regulations
Twitter launches new live-streaming app, rivaling Meerkat
Father of U.S. Germanwings crash victim mourns
‘Downton Abbey’ to end after sixth season
Building collapses, burns in NYC's East Village
Mom arraigned over dead children found in freezer
Ground video from site of Germanwings plane crash
Ben Affleck, Bill Gates urge foreign aid for Congo
Aaron Schock bids farewell to Congress
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An all-night budget voting session is an exercise in political messaging.
The country has not given U.S. weapons to militias, officials say, but monitoring a fused force is difficult.
An Army National Guardsman who wanted to join the Islamic State was arrested along with his cousin.
Michael R. Strain
It’s time to toss some popular tax credits that really just help the rich.
Aaron C. Davis
The high-profile Republicans have introduced a bill that would undo city laws — some of the nation’s strictest.
After crucial defensive lapse in loss to Pacers, the Wizards are on their third losing streak of at least four games since late January.
After a decade of construction, money and mishaps, there’s still no start date for the new transit system.
Xiomara Reyes dazzles as the Cowgirl in Agnes de Mille’s “Rodeo,” among other incandescent works.
Tech companies are collecting a lot of data about you. What happens if they go bankrupt?
Being debt free doesn’t beat having cash in the bank, one financial adviser argues.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | President Obama’s nominee for attorney general will set the mark for waiting after Senate’s spring break.
The 30-year fixed-rate sinks to its lowest level since mid-February, dropping to 3.69 percent.
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