Review finds
2 decades of FBI forensic errors

Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the agency and the Justice Department as part of a massive investigation into lab problems has included flawed forensic testimony, government officials said.

Netanyahu, Gaza Strip war hugely popular in Israel

The public and political class have rallied behind the aggressive campaign against Hamas and its rockets and tunnels.

Maureen McDonnell, center, arrives at the courthouse. (AP)

Defense: Maureen McDonnell craved attention as her marriage soured

As the McDonnells’ marriage began to break down, the former Virginia first lady developed a crush on the man who is the star witness at the couple’s corruption trial, her attorney said.

Local News

Ruling that lifted D.C.’s ban on handguns is temporarily halted

Ruling that lifted D.C.’s ban on handguns is temporarily halted

The 90-day stay will give officials time to respond to the ruling that overturned the city’s main gun law.

Future FBI headquarters could be in Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield

Future FBI headquarters could be in Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield

The plans have led to months of jockeying between developers, Congress and local officials.

Working escalators! Bathrooms!
Oh, the smell of a fresh commute.

Working escalators! Bathrooms!<br>Oh, the smell of a fresh commute.

Riders respond with awe and apathy as they take the Silver Line on its first weekday.

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E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

In the wake of the downing of Flight 17, the European measures are the strongest since the Cold War.

Impeaching President Obama is
just a fantasy — for both parties

Impeaching President Obama is <br>just a fantasy — for both parties

Few people think he is about to be impeached, but both Democrats and the GOP can’t quit talking about it.

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million
in suit against slain Navy SEAL

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million <br>in suit against slain Navy SEAL

The sniper alleged he punched the former Minnesota governor in a bar in 2006 for disparaging Navy SEALs.

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs.
the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs. <br>the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

Sen. Alexander is sticking with his state’s long legacy of pragmatic politics in the upcoming primary.

In a sea of choices, are Spanx jeans
the new jeggings or sausage casing?

In a sea of choices, are Spanx jeans <br>the new jeggings or sausage casing?

The company famous for stomach-flattening garments has branched into jeans — with negligible results.

Local Columnists

A Marine mom seeks the terrible
details of her son’s death in Iraq

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COLUMN | Amy Wolfe attempts to soothe the gaping wound her son’s death left using dance.

Sports

NFL tells players there will be ‘zero tolerance’ on use of slurs

NFL tells players there will be ‘zero tolerance’ on use of slurs

Infractions are to result in 15-yard penalties and possible disciplinary action by the league, according to the nearly 12-minute video to be shown to players during training camps.

Real Estate

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Check with management companies on their policies and consider renting a single-family house.

Lifestyle

A new app will let you send any e-mail to anyone -- anonymously

A new app will let you send any e-mail to anyone -- anonymously

Anonymous social networks are enjoying something of a heyday -- but have they finally gone too far?

Arts

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

The group challenging the disposal plan contends that the institution is financially healthier than portrayed.

Federal Government

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Former Procter & Gamble chief will take over an agency rocked by a recent scandal.

Discussions

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Dr. Gridlock collected stories - good and bad - from the Silver Line’s first commute.

Technology

The FTC is expanding the war on bogus cellphone charges

The FTC is expanding the war on bogus cellphone charges

Up to 20 million people a year are affected by “mobile cramming,” according to a federal study. Now the FTC is laying out what wireless carriers should do to stop it.

Business

Targeting scams against the elderly

COLUMN | Scammers go after senior citizens, who don’t have as much time as the young to recover lost money.

Diversions