6 Baltimore officers suspended after man suffers fatal spinal cord injury

Protesters march following the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (The Baltimore Sun via AP)

City officials launched an investigation into what happened to 25-year-old Freddie Gray after his arrest and pleaded for calm amid rising protests.

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Michael Brown memorial tree damaged within a day of being dedicated in Ferguson

This is at least the third time that a memorial to Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has been damaged.

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    Law schools try to adapt as job market sours

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    Clinton says Republicans ‘seem to be talking only about me’

    Clinton says Republicans ‘seem to be talking only about me’

    In a campaign visit to N.H., the Democratic hopeful struck a more partisan tone amid GOP attacks.

    Court considers limits to vagueness in statutes

    The justices revisit the Armed Career Criminal Act in another attempt to understand it or toss it out.

    Scott Walker’s Monday: A semi-endorsement, paired with an ‘Olympics-quality flip-flop’

    Scott Walker’s Monday: A semi-endorsement, paired with an ‘Olympics-quality flip-flop’

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    The time bombs blowing up New Jersey’s taxpayers and its budget

    The time bombs blowing up New Jersey’s taxpayers and its budget

    At the start, zero-coupon bonds were an almost free ride. Now they are a huge problem for the state.

    Syrian fighters to begin training in Turkey despite divide over mission

    Syrian fighters to begin training in Turkey despite divide over mission

    U.S. and Turkey continue to disagree over whether opposition force should be authorized to target Assad’s military.

    Local education reporting nets Pulitzer

    California paper wins journalism’s highest prize for investigating corruption in a small school district.

    Federal Circuit: no trademark registration for Asian-American band called “The Slants”; one judge argues such denials violate the First Amendment

    Federal Circuit: no trademark registration for Asian-American band called “The Slants”; one judge argues such denials violate the First Amendment

    Federal trademark law gives benefits to registered trademark owners, but denies registration to marks that “may disparage ... persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute.” Is that exclusion (also involved in the Redskins case) unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination?

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    How many nuclear options does a president need to deter or to attack?

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    Barack Obama, running back

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    Fox News’s Roger Ailes doesn’t think much of Ted Cruz

    Fox News’s Roger Ailes doesn’t think much of Ted Cruz

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    The Post's Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for Secret Service reporting

    The Post's Carol Leonnig wins Pulitzer Prize for Secret Service reporting

    The Washington Post's Carol D. Leonnig was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting on Monday for uncovering security lapses within the Secret Service. Executive Editor Martin Baron, Leonnig and others celebrated with speeches in the newsroom.

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    The science behind allergies

    The science behind allergies

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    5 ways Bill and Hillary Clinton inspired ‘Veep’

    5 ways Bill and Hillary Clinton inspired ‘Veep’

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    Pulitzer winner Carol Leonnig thanks agents for shedding light on Secret Service lapses

    Pulitzer winner Carol Leonnig thanks agents for shedding light on Secret Service lapses

    The Washington Post's Carol Leonnig was awarded journalism’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize, for her revelations about the Secret Service. She was recognized in the national reporting category in an announcement by Columbia University in New York, which administers the awards.

    Of course the media should report on ‘Clinton Cash’

    Of course the media should report on ‘Clinton Cash’

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    Guns on university campuses: The Colorado experience

    Colorado’s experience with college campus handgun licensed carry

    Doctors diagnosed stroke — but didn’t know why she kept getting worse

    Doctors diagnosed stroke — but didn’t know why she kept getting worse

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    Alabama has no money. A lottery might be its last hope.

    Alabama has no money. A lottery might be its last hope.

    To pay for its prisons and Medicaid patients, long-time holdout Alabama may finally start selling lottery tickets.

    No, you can’t take an American flag from people who you think are mistreating it

    The Michelle Manhart incident: reminiscent of the UC Santa Barbara incident, in which Prof. Mireille Miller-Young was prosecuted for (among other things) taking pictures of aborted fetuses away from an anti-abortion protester.

    The ‘demons’ got my beautiful, loving daughter

    The ‘demons’ got my beautiful, loving daughter

    Six years after being diagnosed with mental illness, just short of her 29th birthday, she took her own life.

    Your eyes are red. You’re sniffling. Does that mean you have an allergy?

    Your eyes are red. You’re sniffling. Does that mean you have an allergy?

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    Ted Cruz’s imaginary electoral math

    Ted Cruz’s imaginary electoral math

    The Texas senator’s case for his electability is flawed.

    100 people who make a difference

    100 people who make a difference

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    South Dakota’s new ad campaign: At least we’re not Mars

    In which the state positions itself as a better alternative to a barren, lifeless rock.

    Advanced Placement offerings vary widely in D.C. high schools

    The chancellor’s budget for next year would fund a minimum of six AP classes in each school.

    Millions of people have CT scans that serve little if any medical purpose

    Millions of people have CT scans that serve little if any medical purpose

    Radiation exposure from unnecessary tests leads to thousands of cases of cancer every year.

    Consuming eggs might help cut your risk of developing diabetes

    Consuming eggs might help cut your risk of developing diabetes

    A study finds that although diabetics often have high cholesterol, eating eggs may be beneficial.

    Is your house as smart as you are?

    Is your house as smart as you are?

    “The Hacker’s Guide to Smart Homes” can help you build a network of useful devices.

    Welcome to the ‘Why Not Me?’ Republican presidential race

    Welcome to the ‘Why Not Me?’ Republican presidential race

    Explaining why the GOP field is going to be HUGE.

    Religious vaccination exemptions will completely end in Australia

    Religious vaccination exemptions will completely end in Australia

    Christian Scientists, the only group with a religious exemption, would lose government benefits if they don’t vaccinate their children.

    In graphic — and footnoted — terms, an alternative history of computers

    In graphic — and footnoted — terms, an alternative history of computers

    “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage” is a fantasy window on 19th-century invention.

    What happened when this feisty woman got fined $2,000 for feeding the homeless

    What happened when this feisty woman got fined $2,000 for feeding the homeless

    Joan Cheever argues that San Antonio police are violating her right to religious freedom by ticketing her for feeding the homeless.

    McAuliffe on Redskins stadium in Virginia: ‘It’s where they belong’

    McAuliffe on Redskins stadium in Virginia: ‘It’s where they belong’

    Citing the large number of players and fans in the state, Va. Gov. is looking at stadium sites in Loudoun County and elsewhere.