Ind. to ‘clarify’ new law decried as anti-gay

GOP lawmakers promised to amend a religious freedom bill that critics have labeled as anti-gay, bowing to protests that have rapidly spread to several other states considering similar measures.

Poll: Majority of Americans back nuclear deal with Iran

According to a new Post-ABC poll, 59 percent of Americans support a deal but they aren’t confident it will prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

The scene of the shooting that left one dead. (Washington Post staff/AP)

A fatal wrong turn suspected at NSA

What first looked like an attempt to breach security now appears to have been a wrong turn by two men who police believe stole a vehicle and perhaps didn’t stop because they had drugs inside.

Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for suicidal tendencies, officials say

Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for suicidal tendencies, officials say

Privacy laws may have prevented doctors from circulating concerns about Andreas Lubitz more widely.

Dozens killed in airstrike
at refu­gee camp in Yemen

Dozens killed in airstrike <br> at refu­gee camp in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition did not confirm that it hit the camp as part of attacks on the Houthi insurgents.

Obama promised an era of openness, but journalists say it’s the opposite

Obama promised an era of openness, but journalists say it’s the opposite

Reporters often encounter closed doors when seeking data and interviews from the administration.

Md. woman who killed alleged abuser can’t escape clutches of felony past

Md. woman who killed alleged abuser can’t escape clutches of felony past

Stymied by employers wary of her record, Shari L. Thomas wonders: “When is enough enough?”

A growing revolt: More borrowers
are refusing to pay back student loans

A growing revolt: More borrowers <br> are refusing to pay back student loans

GET THERE | The dicey move jeopardizes their financial future, but it has drawn government attention.

Politics

Senate’s top Dems all agree: Chuck Schumer should be next party leader

Senate’s top Dems all agree: Chuck Schumer should be next party leader

Potential opponents, including Sens. Patty Murray and Richard Durbin, have endorsed Schumer for the role.

World

Saudi Arabia’s hostile relationship with Russia is leaving Egypt stuck in the middle

Saudi Arabia’s hostile relationship with Russia is leaving Egypt stuck in the middle

“He speaks about the problems in the Middle East as though Russia is not influencing these problems,” Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says of Vladimir Putin.

Local

Md. man sentenced to 18 months
after exposing two women to HIV

Md. man sentenced to 18 months <br>after exposing two women to HIV

A Montgomery County judge also told Daniel Cleaves, 28, that he can no longer have unprotected sex.

Sports

D.C. Zoning Commission votes to reduce maximum height of pop-ups

The action gives residents a look at rules that could govern one of DC’s most controversial building practices.

Business

Losing a job is terrible. For those over 50, it’s worse.

Losing a job is terrible. For those over 50, it’s worse.

WONKBLOG | New data from AARP shows that older workers stay unemployed longer, and their new jobs pay less.

Federal Government

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

IN THE LOOP | The fears of the merely wealthy, eager for postings at U.S. embassies, may be unfounded.

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