Nepal beset
by aftershocks, delaying rescues

As the earthquake’s toll topped 2,500, the search for survivors was crippled by weather. And information outside the capital of Kathmandu was unreliable.

Climbers trapped on Everest ‘are getting desperate’

A big aftershock triggered more avalanches and fears of more casualties.

Clinton Foundation acknowledges missteps

Republicans have charged that Hillary Clinton has been too cozy with donors.

The house where the women were kept in chains by Ariel Castro. (Getty)

A desperate birth
in a kidnapper’s prison

BOOK EXCERPT | Two women held captive for years in a Cleveland house recount their anguish as one of them, pregnant with her tormentor’s child, gave birth in a plastic wading pool.

Local News

Baltimore police: 34 protesters arrested Saturday night, early Sunday

Baltimore police: 34 protesters arrested Saturday night, early Sunday

A peaceful protest of the death of Freddie Gray after his arrest turned violent late Saturday night.

A basketball star, tons of marijuana and a reputation destroyed

A basketball star, tons of marijuana and a reputation destroyed

Jason Miskiri was a community pillar and local success story. Then he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking.

Walter Fauntroy’s long, unexplained absence hasn’t shaken his wife’s faith

Walter Fauntroy’s long, unexplained absence hasn’t shaken his wife’s faith

Alone amid financial troubles since
the civil rights icon left the country in 2012, she believes he will return.

They met at an arcade, then realized they both lived in the neighborhood

They met at an arcade, then realized they both lived in the neighborhood

ON LOVE | Mike Rosenblatt and Carmen Fitzsimmons had a casual start, then faced a test: distance.

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Ana Bonilla-Galdamez works across language barriers and bridges cultural gaps to aid success.

Futility continues for Nationals
as skid hits five with loss to Marlins

Futility continues for Nationals <br>as skid hits five with loss to Marlins

A poorly executed run-down and three Marlins triples in three innings doomed Washington.

The French ambassador’s
residence reigns and rocks

The French ambassador’s <br> residence reigns and rocks <br>

A diplomatic redesign at the stately home in Kalorama marries tradition with modernity.

National

Thousands on Mall voice support of state laws against same-sex marriage

Thousands on Mall voice support of state laws against same-sex marriage

The rally in Washington came a few days before a Supreme Court hearing on arguments over regulations.

Business

Meet the $8 million janitor

Meet the $8 million janitor

COLUMN | The Vermont gas station attendant quietly accumulated a portfolio worth a fortune.

Diversions