Hastert is said to have paid alleged sex assault victim

The former House speaker allegedly paid a male ex-student to keep quiet about acts that took place decades ago, a federal law enforcement official said.

O’Malley officially launches campaign for White House

The former Maryland governor offers himself as a more progressive 2016 option to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Man arrested on Alaska cruise back
in Maryland to face murder charges

Man arrested on Alaska cruise back <br> in Maryland to face murder charges

Scott Tomaszewski will make his first court appearance on Monday in the deaths of his Rockville neighbors.

Police: Wife and her lover brutally beat Takoma Park man to death

Police: Wife and her lover brutally beat Takoma Park man to death

Larlane Brown and Hussain Zadeh are being held without bond in the death of 73-year-old Cecil Brown.

‘She overcame much and excelled at everything she put her hand to’

‘She overcame much and excelled at everything she put her hand to’

D.C. journalist Charnice Milton was fatally shot Wednesday at a bus stop after an assignment.

As boomers hit retirement, they’re having to learn how to act their age

As boomers hit retirement, they’re having to learn how to act their age

Several classes in the D.C. area target a demographic that seems to see itself as forever young.

Some of the region's highest-paid CEOs.

Pay for Washington-area CEOs outpaces the nation as a whole

The rise has come as the region’s economy lags behind that of other metropolitan areas.

Arlington’s second Italian Store has
all the old favorites — and more

Arlington’s second Italian Store has <br>all the old favorites — and more

The long-awaited addition to the Westover neighborhood includes new food and drink options.

To prepare for this setup, he took advice from a woman he lives with

To prepare for this setup, he took advice from a woman he lives with

DATE LAB | She also suggested that he bring flowers. How will he fare without assistance?

The 2015 Post Hunt promises brainteasers, puns and fun

The 2015 Post Hunt promises brainteasers, puns and fun

The annual afternoon of puzzles built into the D.C. landscape starts at Freedom Plaza at noon Sunday.

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Anti-Muslim demonstrators face off against crowd at mosque in Phoenix

Anti-Muslim demonstrators face off against crowd at mosque in Phoenix

Police separated those denouncing Islam from defenders of the faith, but the clash remained nonviolent.

The link that connects conservative faith to doubts on climate change

The link that connects conservative faith to doubts on climate change

A new study with a huge sampling finds commonality among religions that deny evolution.

A shadow of suspicion hangs over world soccer’s governing body

A shadow of suspicion hangs over world soccer’s governing body

ON SOCCER | Much of FIFA still resists change, but some countries hope to force it on the organization.

Why one of the world’s most wanted suspected Nazis never faced justice

Why one of the world’s most wanted suspected Nazis never faced justice

Vladimir Katriuk, who moved to Canada in the ’50s, was wanted for his alleged role in a massacre.

Sports

NASCAR driver ‘completely forgot’ new rule, wanders onto hot track after vehicle crashes

NASCAR driver ‘completely forgot’ new rule, wanders onto hot track after vehicle crashes

Jennifer Jo Cobb will now likely become the first person penalized under the rule NASCAR made after Tony Stewart accidentally killed Kevin Ward Jr. last year.

Real Estate

Whimsical details abound in English Tudor manor on Severn River

Whimsical details abound in English Tudor manor on Severn River

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is considered one of Maryland’s grandest, early-20th-century abodes.

National

Nebraska banned the death penalty, but opponents say the fight isn’t over.

Nebraska banned the death penalty, but opponents say the fight isn’t over.

For foes of capital punishment, the bill’s passage offered a moment of relief after a long, emotional debate.

Business

Start your engine and stop your watch

Start your engine and stop your watch

New laws in Canada and other countries require motorists to take a time out from wearable gadgets.

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