Hundreds gather in Arizona for armed anti-Muslim protest

Fifty great books for kids to read this summer

The books will appeal to kids from Pre-K to eighth grade.

O’Malley to launch improbable bid for Democratic presidential nomination

Former Maryland governor will offer himself as fresher, more progressive alternative to Hillary Rodham Clinton.


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Author of discredited study on gay canvassers apologizes, defends work

Religion events from around the Washington area

Church flea markets, Trinity Sunday events, Alzheimer’s program, recitals, jazz concerts, Celtic worship service.

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American Express President Ed Gilligan dies

A roundup of business news from around the world.

Dennis Hastert’s rise was based on being the no ‘skeletons’ guy — until this week

DEBRIEF | Hastert was elected House speaker in part because he could “withstand the scrutiny” at a tumultuous time.

How Dennis Hastert made a fortune in land deals

The former wrestling coach accumulated millions while House speaker by investing in farmland.

Bill Clinton seeks to reassure foundation donors amid criticism

He says coverage since Hillary Clinton announced candidacy has largely ignored group’s successes.

Verdicts often set before trials take place in Iran’s revolutionary courts

The case of The Washington Post’s Jason Rezaian, currently on trial, may stem from Iranian political infighting.

Why don’t Americans feel better about the economy?

The newfound prudence of American consumers has turned into the country’s core economic dilemma.

Martin O'Malley, in his own words

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is a possible Democratic contender for the White House in 2016. Here's his take on gay marriage, income inequality and more, in his own words.

If I understand the history correctly…

A thought following the indictment of Dennis Hastert.

D.C. mayor’s first budget thin on new investments for middle schools

Bowser campaigned on improving quality of those schools citywide.

Houthi rebels in Yemen are holding multiple Americans prisoner

Efforts to secure their release have so far failed, though officials say the U.S. citizens are not hostages.

No crime of ‘hate speech’ under D.C. law

Distribution of Anti-Semitic leaflets is constitutionally protected, the police conclude.

Why law professors might invite students to work on briefs, for no credit and no money

Volokh the "exploit[er]"?

Aging doesn’t always come naturally. Classes are teaching boomers how.

From maintaining muscle tone to joining the co-housing movement, Age Well Academy covers it.

School surveillance video shows boxes of SAT exams were delivered to UPS

A batch of SATs from a Virginia high school went missing, leaving more than 250 students distraught.

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