ISIS claims first deadly bombing in Afghanistan

At least 33 people were killed and more than 100 injured in what marked the first time the group has claimed to be behind an assault in the country.

In the Granite State, a crucial test waits for Jeb Bush

His father’s and brother’s experiences in New Hampshire offer cautionary tales
— and ways to win.

McHenry interviews Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith. (AP)

ESPN, first in sports broadcasting
— and maybe staff suspensions

Britt McHenry’s suspension after her rant is the latest in the network’s storied history of sending its personalities to the sidelines after embarrassing episodes that grabbed headlines.

Local News

‘Handicapped Heaven’ defies D.C.’s attempts to stamp out parking fraud

‘Handicapped Heaven’ defies D.C.’s  attempts to stamp out parking fraud

The city’s efforts against parking cheaters offer a long lesson in how not to fix a common urban problem.

Sunny skies, low humidity and temperatures in the 80s today

Sunny skies, low humidity and temperatures in the 80s today

WEATHER GANG | Today should be close to perfect when it comes to spring weather.

Arlington police: Woman found dead in home appears to have been slain

Arlington police: Woman found dead in home appears to have been slain

Officials declined to release many details, including how the woman, who had two small children, died.

Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66 inside Beltway

Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66 inside Beltway

Members of Congress urge Virginia to try other tactics to ease crowding, like more HOV enforcement.

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The house was once home to an order of nuns. (Taylor Dabney)

Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 200-year-old house was built by descendants of the founders of Alexandria.

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Do opposites really attract?

Do opposites really attract?

DATE LAB | She’s an avid reader and a foreign-film devotee. He’s more likely to watch or play sports.

6 things about Metro’s 7000 series railcars that could change behavior

6 things about Metro’s 7000 series railcars that could change behavior

Blue Line riders were the first to experience brighter cars, more room to move and better signs.

More Top Stories

Race creeps into debate over stalled confirmation for Loretta Lynch

Race creeps into debate over stalled confirmation for Loretta Lynch

Activists see racial overtones in the delay on the first black female nominee for attorney general.

Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

The physicians said it is “unacceptable” for the doctor and TV host to hold positions at the school.

40 years after Vietnam War, children of U.S. servicemen still left behind

40 years after Vietnam War, children of U.S. servicemen still left behind

A DNA database may be the last chance to link Amerasians
with their fathers.

Politics

Rubio’s trail journey begins with a New Hampshire swing

Rubio’s trail journey begins with a New Hampshire swing

The senator was both deliberate and seemingly at-ease in his first campaign trip since announcing.

Real Estate

Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 200-year-old house was built by descendants of the founders of Alexandria.

National

Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

The physicians said it is “unacceptable” for the doctor and TV host to hold positions at the school.

Technology

Verizon breaks up TV bundle, offers choices

Verizon breaks up TV bundle, offers choices

In the basic plan, which will cost $54 per month, customers will get 35 basic channels including all local broadcast networks, CNN, HGTV, AMC, the Food Network and other channels.

Business

Credit is a powerful tool for American families

Credit is a powerful tool for American families

The credit conundrum: Is consumer credit good or evil? Two academics make the case for plastic.

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