Baltimore police admit missteps
in Gray arrest

Officials said the 25-year-old was not seatbelted in the back of the van, even after he was handcuffed and put in leg irons — a violation of department policy — and he was not offered medical attention despite several pleas for help.

A neighborhood mourns: ‘Freddie was our family’

A neighborhood mourns: ‘Freddie was our family’

He came from a place where residents don’t always welcome cops.

Bill Nye at Monday's Shorty Awards in New York City. (Getty)

The evolution of Bill Nye, one of
Obama’s favorite science guys

How the man trained as an engineer shifted from explaining “like wow” stuff to talking about matters such as climate change.

Local News

Slain Mary Washington student recalled as a ‘force of nature’ at vigil

Slain Mary Washington student recalled as a ‘force of nature’ at vigil

Grace Mann’s father says he doesn’t know of a motive in her death but that it cut short a life full of promise.

It’s a parking lot in N.W. Washington. Is it worthy of historic preservation?

It’s a parking lot in N.W. Washington. Is it worthy of historic preservation?

Some D.C. residents say a Spring Valley blacktop lot is crucial to a shopping center’s historic status.

In aggressive bid to get noticed, O’Malley hits Clinton from the left

In aggressive bid to get noticed, O’Malley hits Clinton from the left

Maryland’s ex-governor is causing headaches for the Democratic frontrunner as she starts her run.

Montgomery teacher’s aide and coach charged with sex abuse of a minor

Montgomery teacher’s aide and coach charged with sex abuse of a minor

Police say Robert Otis Wilson, 23, kissed and touched a girl at Loiederman Middle School.

Alexandria mayoral candidates agree: Don’t sell off City Hall, Market Square

Alexandria mayoral candidates agree: Don’t sell off City Hall, Market Square

Three Democratic hopefuls have their first face-off and spar over development and parking.

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Backlash after U-Md. student group postpones ‘American Sniper’ showing

Backlash after U-Md. student group postpones ‘American Sniper’ showing

The decision about the biographical war drama was made in deference to complaints from Muslim students.

In D.C.’s Ward 4, candidate repeats proven strategy of knocking on doors

In D.C.’s Ward 4, candidate repeats proven strategy of knocking on doors

Council hopeful Brandon Todd is making his face known — following the lead of Fenty and Bowser.

I-66 HOT lanes: Congestion solution or threat to nearby Va. communities?

I-66 HOT lanes: Congestion solution or threat to nearby Va. communities?

Residents question the basic concepts behind transportation officials’ congestion-relief plan.

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Same-sex marriage presents perils
for GOP’s presidential contenders

Same-sex marriage presents perils <br>for GOP’s presidential contenders

The 2016 hopefuls try to navigate between traditional evangelicals and younger voters as opinion shifts.

U.S. government’s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

U.S. government’s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

Critics want information on all drone strikes for which strong evidence exists that civilians were killed.

In attempt to save Time Warner deal, Comcast’s final pleas fell on deaf ears

In attempt to save Time Warner deal, Comcast’s final pleas fell on deaf ears

CEO Brian Roberts misjudged the FCC’s perspective on regulating Internet broadband, analysts say.

Bruce Jenner: ‘For all intents
and purposes, I am a woman’

Bruce Jenner: ‘For all intents <br> and purposes, I am a woman’

The Olympic champion-turned-reality star discussed gender identity in an emotional ABC interview.

After stabbing, U.S. ambassador to South Korea is back to business

After stabbing, U.S. ambassador to South Korea is back to business

Mark Lippert is still suffering from a knife attack, but he says it hasn’t changed the way he operates.

Sports

Braden Holtby, at peace in the crease

Braden Holtby, at peace in the crease

After a frustrating 2013-14 season, the Capitals’ goaltender is back to being himself, and playing his game.

Real Estate

They prayed and played in this chapel turned Tudor in Georgetown

They prayed and played in this chapel turned Tudor in Georgetown

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | A church from 1855 to the early 1900s, the home became a place to entertain ambassadors and politicians.

National

Justice Department will ‘monitor’ the ‘Muslim-free’ gun range in Arkansas

Justice Department will ‘monitor’ the ‘Muslim-free’ gun range in Arkansas

The DOJ hasn’t indicated whether it plans to launch an investigation into the Gun Cave Shooting Range in Hot Springs.

Business

After Comcast’s failed bid, Charter wants to give Time Warner Cable another try

After Comcast’s failed bid, Charter wants to give Time Warner Cable another try

Now that Comcast is out of the picture, officials at Charter are considering making another offer to TWC.

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