Court rules Va.’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A federal appeals court panel in Richmond rules that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed under the Constitution.

Explosions rock Gaza hospital, leaving 10 dead

Hamas and Israel each blamed one another for the blasts as hopes faded for a break in the conflict for the Eid holiday.

An Israeli soldier tours the tunnels used by Hama militants. (EPA)

Tunnels: The perfect conduit for terror

OUTLOOK | From ancient Rome to Gaza, tunnels remain a psychological weapon of the weak, one historian says.

Local News

Five things to watch as former Va. governor McDonnell, wife go to trial

Five things to watch as former Va. governor McDonnell, wife go to trial

This is what reporters will focus on as they watch for new revelations during the corruption trial.

The differences between Jay Gruden and Mike Shanahan are already clear

The differences between Jay Gruden and Mike Shanahan are already clear

The days of micromanaging are gone: Redskins’ coach believes in delegating and practicing hard.

RESTON, VA - JULY 26: The sky walk at the new Silver Line metro stop Tysons Corner in Tysons Corner, VA, on Saturday, July 26, 2014. (Photo by Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post)

The new Tysons Corner station on opening day. (Post)

Does the Silver Line mean people
will finally live in Tysons Corner?

It already has a city’s worth of office space, shopping and jobs. But until recently, very few people.

Rumors fly about Nationals deals
as July 31 trade deadline creeps up

Rumors fly about Nationals deals <br>as July 31 trade deadline creeps up<br>

The team is scouring for a reliever, young shortstops and an infielder while Ryan Zimmerman is injured.

7 things to do this week — under $10

7 things to do this week — under $10

GOING OUT GUIDE | Celebrate Peru with tasty eats or see the Chuck Brown All Star Band concert.

How D.C. got its first pandas, and Nixon’s thoughts on their sex habits

How D.C. got its first pandas, and Nixon’s thoughts on their sex habits<br>

POSTEVERYTHING | You can even hear audio of the president leaking the news to a reporter.

More Top Stories

Ukraine captures rebel area close to crash site

Ukraine captures rebel area close to crash site

The fighting forces international investigators to postpone a trip to the debris field for a second day.

Buying a pickup is an affirmation
that times are good, or getting better

Buying a pickup is an affirmation <br> that times are good, or getting better

STORYLINE | One man’s choice of whether to buy an F-150 can tell us a lot about the health of the recovery.

Where cats are more popular than dogs in the U.S. and around the world

Where cats are more popular than dogs in the U.S. and around the world

WONKBLOG | We all know there are only two types of people in the world. Now we know where they each live.

Local Columnists

Big transportation tasks for the area, post-Silver Line

Big transportation tasks for the area, post-Silver Line

COLUMN | D.C. region needs to ante up for rail cars for Metro, and add at least one Potomac crossing to relieve traffic

Real Estate

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

Also ‘Hot Homes’ feature helps buyers act quickly.

Business

After foreclosure, trying to buy their house back

After foreclosure, trying to buy their house back

Fannie would sell couple their home for $450,000, while Wall Street investors could buy it for $260,000.

Diversions