OSHA investigates death of elephant caretaker

Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care.


Mechanical issue slows first lady’s Tennessee trip

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)

Who was the mystery passenger President Barack Obama greeted Wednesday aboard a government aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base after he returned from Florida?


Washington-area obituaries of note

(Pcs / AP)

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.


Congress Debrief: Some lawmakers question quick approval of military action

DEBRIEF | Many believe the short debate sent a bad signal for a body held in low regard by the public.


Oklahoma defense ready for Tennessee

(Sue Ogrocki / Associated Press)

Oklahoma’s defense has been lights out this season, especially before halftime.


Obama renews vow to keep U.S. troops out of a ‘ground war’ against Islamic State

Secretary of State John Kerry faced questions on Capitol Hill about the president’s Islamic State strategy.


Brother of man charged in Bobo case arrested

The brother of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 20-year-old nursing student has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case.