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‘Another life gone’: Hundreds gather for Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

Many who came to the church never knew Gray, but said they wanted to show outrage at how he died.

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    California nonprofit group seeks to become ‘AARP for kids’

    California nonprofit group seeks to become ‘AARP for kids’

    Common Sense Media, known for reviewing children’s TV shows and video games, has a bigger vision.

    National charter schools advocate wants Hogan to veto charter bill

    National charter schools advocate wants Hogan to veto charter bill

    Says watered-down bill does not go far enough to increase the number of charters schools in Maryland.

    Van Hollen: Hogan needs to ‘do the right thing’ on schools funding

    Van Hollen: Hogan needs to ‘do the right thing’ on schools funding

    Joined by most of the Montgomery legislative delegation, he asks the governor to use $68 million set aside.

    Firetruck crashes on the way to call in Prince George’s County

    Firetruck crashes on the way to call in Prince George’s County

    Nine firefighters injured in two, separate incidents over the weekend as they responded to calls.

    A former disc jockey, pet sitter and journalist becomes Teacher of the Year

    A former disc jockey, pet sitter and journalist becomes Teacher of the Year

    Shanna Peeples became a teacher to create a safe place and “small successes” for kids.

    Gusty storms, possible tornado blitz New Orleans region: Train blown off track

    Gusty storms, possible tornado blitz New Orleans region: Train blown off track

    An intense line of storms blasted through New Orleans with damaging winds and a possible tornado.

    ‘Another life gone’: Hundreds gather for Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

    ‘Another life gone’: Hundreds gather for Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

    Many who came to the church never knew Gray, but said they wanted to show outrage at how he died.

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    69-year-old man assaulted at Metro station

    69-year-old man assaulted at Metro station

    Metro Transit Police say they are looking for a man who is shown in a surveillance video punching another man at the Eastern Market Metro station.

    When your child is trapped in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

    When your child is trapped in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

    A Bethesda couple has no immediate way of getting out of Nepal.

    Social media mourns #FreddieGray during funeral service

    Social media mourns #FreddieGray during funeral service

    “The casket is closed, but the feeling in the room is that this is far from over.“

    Alleged abduction in Fairfax turns out to be false, police say

    Police had said earlier that a man allegedly grabbed a boy and tried to take him away from the front of a school.

    W. Bartoszewski, resistance fighter and Polish foreign minister, dies at 93

    W. Bartoszewski, resistance fighter and Polish foreign minister, dies at 93

    Mr. Bartoszewski was a prisoner at Auschwitz and later was an enemy of the post-war communist regime.

    Police: Man found dead on golf course was trying to free car stuck in the mud

    Engine of car driven by Frank Bartee, 70, caught fire; his family reported him missing the day before.

    Sid Tepper, prolific songwriter for Elvis Presley and other hitmakers, dies

    Mr. Tepper also co-wrote the 1948 hit “Red Roses for a Blue Lady.”

    Photos: After Saturday night showers, Sunday sunshine casts light on flowers

    Photos: After Saturday night showers, Sunday sunshine casts light on flowers

    The blend of deep blue skies and fair weather cumulus made for the perfect backdrop for flower photography.

    About 100 firefighters responded to blaze at Alexandria hotel

    About 100 firefighters responded to blaze at Alexandria hotel

    Guests evacuated during three-alarm fire at hotel, with one suffering injuries that are not life-threatening.

    Man dies after getting trapped in machine at rock quarry in Clinton

    Fire official said man was killed when he got stuck in machinery at the Clinton site.

    Amazing supercells drop at least two tornadoes, softball-size hail in Texas

    Amazing supercells drop at least two tornadoes, softball-size hail in Texas

    Dangerous supercell thunderstorms formed southwest of Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday evening, which formed at least two tornadoes and massive hail stones.

    5 free things to do during the week of April 27 to May 3

    5 free things to do during the week of April 27 to May 3

    Yoga and taekwondo classes at the Deanwood Recreation Center, and the DC Funk Parade takes over U Street.

    Fairfax County rescue group headed to Nepal to help in recovery efforts

    Fairfax County rescue group headed to Nepal to help in recovery efforts

    The Fairfax County Fire task force group has helped in disasters around the world.

    Virginia poll: Republicans gaining on Clinton

    Virginia poll: Republicans gaining on Clinton

    The Democratic frontrunner’s support weakens in the swing state.

    Problem with Interstate 66 signs

    Signs simply read “X“. Officials said they are working to fix the problem.

    About 2,400 customers in No. Virginia without power after traffic crash

    Two utility poles were badly damaged and need to be replaced.

    National accreditation board suspends all DNA testing at District lab

    National accreditation board suspends all DNA testing at District lab

    Two audits of D.C. crime lab found inadequate procedures for DNA testing and poorly-trained employees.

    Restaurant in Laurel hit by fire, one firefighter injured

    Officials said an early morning fire broke out at a Laurel restaurant

    Is Metro really so bad?

    Is Metro really so bad?

    A national transit expert says that compared to a half dozen other big-city systems says it isn’t.

    Water main closes road in Northeast D.C.

    Part of Newton Street in Northeast D.C. is closed. There is a water main break in the area of 22nd Street NE.

    Amy Schumer is the queen of comedy television

    Amy Schumer is the queen of comedy television

    Schumer has become one of the sharpest satirists around, putting the writers of “Saturday Night Live” to shame.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Readers say old cars can get you where you want to go, even if it’s only in your imagination.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    After videos of men who died after police encounters surfaced, trust has eroded — and that hurts everyone.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    At a local barbershop, little surprise at flawed testimony from the FBI’s elite forensic workers.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Florida mailman is part of a wave of homegrown, daffy, sometimes troubled activists descending on D.C.

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    Paying tribute at Freddie Gray’s funeral in Baltimore

    Mourners remembered Gray, the black man whose death in police custody has sparked days of protests.

    Baltimore protests take confrontational turn

    The city became the new center of demonstrations over police actions after a man’s death.

    Flower power

    Leesburg’s 25th annual Flower and Garden Festival draws 30,000.

    One poignant funeral for eight who died together

    Hundreds on Maryland’s Eastern Shore mourn a father and his seven children, all killed in a carbon monoxide accident.

    Big pitch for McLean boy hurt in sledding accident

    Bensten Schone, 6, was critically injured in a sledding accident in January.

    The secret lives of bees

    The Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy’s “Native Bees” program gives nature lovers a closer look at the pollinators.

    A parade for D.C.’s Emancipation Day

    It marks the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Washington.

    Gyrocopter lands on West Lawn of Capitol

    A pilot said to be a mailman from Florida was arrested after landing the one-person copter.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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