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Spencer S. Hsu
Forensic hair matches were overstated in many cases heard before 2000, including those of 32 defendants sentenced to death, the FBI and the Justice Department acknowledged after a review.
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.
Police chief William Drake, with Mount Rainier on horizon. (Chikwendiu/Post)
Mount Rainier simmers near Orting, Wash., but it was Gerry Pickens’s arrival — and disputed termination — that disrupted the town’s balance.
Donna St. George and Brigid Schulte
Cases from Texas, South Carolina and Florida highlight the question of how much supervision kids need.
Michael E. Ruane
A passerby called police after pajama-clad youngsters were seen wandering in the yard.
Ward 8 candidates hit the streets in Southeast Washington ahead of the April 28 special election.
Coach Randy Wittman scrambles his gameplan and Paul Pierce backs up his trash talk for a 93-86 victory.
At party convention in Ocean City, Hogan says: “It’s a great time to be a Maryland Republican, isn’t it?”
Members of Congress urge Virginia to try other tactics to ease crowding, like more HOV enforcement.
COLUMN | A squirrel chilling out at the National Zoo gets its moment in the sun.
The once-legendary Maryland Hunt Cup is looking to reinvigorate the dangerous sport of steeplechasing.
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Family and friends gather at the funeral. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)
DeNeen L. Brown
Hundreds gather to remember the seven children and their father who died in their sleep of carbon monoxide poisoning in Princess Anne, Md.
Karla L. Miller
@WORK ADVICE | A younger colleague’s verbal tic could harm her prospects. What’s a co-worker to do?
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Karen Tumulty and Robert Costa
His father’s and brother’s Granite State experiences offer cautionary tales — and ways to win.
COLUMN | It’s much easier to ride out an illness, divorce, job loss or other crisis if there isn’t debt to carry.
They had been acquainted with each other for years, just not as mother and daughter.
Humor has a place in hospitals, even if it’s dark or derogatory — as long as it isn’t cruel.
The physicians said it is “unacceptable” for the doctor and TV host to hold positions at the school.
Dozens killed in Afghanistan suicide attack
Denver teacher's third grade assignment goes viral
More migrants arrive on Italian shores
Iran's Rouhani: Tehran's military strategy aims for peace
Armed man shot near St. Louis after charging at officers
NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested for drug possession
Australia arrests 5 teens for alleged terror attack
Canadian diplomat's son charged with murder in Fla.
Chicago's former archbishop, Cardinal Francis George, dies at 78
Former top deputy to Saddam reported killed
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The senator was both deliberate and seemingly at-ease in his first campaign trip since announcing.
Her uber-privileged food stamp challenge obscures the many obstacles low income people face.
COLUMN | The gyrocopter pilot is just part of a wave of homegrown, daffy activists descending on D.C.
Escobar opens the game with a home run and Washington wins its second straight, 5-2, over Philadelphia.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 200-year-old house was built by descendants of the city’s founders.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | While the getting’s good, do good things with spring’s funky early-bird vegetable.
FEDERAL EYE | Free program aims to fill the void in training opportunities available at many agencies.
The agency says it wants input on whether it needs to do more to ensure that remedies are safe and effective.
The troubadour of the grade-school circuit celebrates 40 years in the biz. Don’t know his name? Well, you probably know his tune.
The Fox Business Network anchor on her “money honey” moniker, her weekly date with her mom and more.
Washington-based New Enterprise Associates raises $2.8 billion in a sign that start-up funding is back on track.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | The commercial of yesteryear recently surfaced on Reddit. It’s hilarious, and insightful.
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