Gunman in Texas was convicted in ’10 terror probe

Investigators searched Elton Simpson’s Phoenix apartment after, authorities said, he and his roommate Nadir Soofi opened fire late Sunday in Texas outside an event featuring cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Pamela Geller recently sponsored an anti-Muslim ad campaign.

Carson, Fiorina announced their bid for president today. (Reuters, Getty)

For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

They will be powerful new voices in the race because they can articulate many Republicans’ frustrations with Clinton. The hard part will be when they want to be more than just a voice.

    Local News

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers caught speeding will receive a warning during a 30-day trial period. After that, it’s ticket time.

    Legal process for Baltimore police is expected to be lengthy, complex

    Legal process for Baltimore police is expected to be lengthy, complex

    The process could easily stretch more than a year, and a trial might not even take place in the same city.

    Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports

    Ask Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sports

    LIVE Q&A | The Post columnist takes your questions on all things related to D.C. sports.

    Redskins draft: How the rookies fit, and the veterans they could challenge

    Redskins draft: How the rookies fit, and the veterans they could challenge

    THE INSIDER | Team officials think they emerged from this weekend’s NFL draft with an improved roster.

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Thomas Jefferson High senior Pooja Chandrashekar got into 14 colleges and plans to study bioengineering.

    Ask Dr. Gridlock

    Ask Dr. Gridlock

    LIVE Q&A | “Dr. Gridlock” takes your questions (and gripes) on traffic, transit and commuting.

    Meet the pastry chef who does a little political consulting on the side

    Meet the pastry chef who does a little political consulting on the side

    Oris Marla Romash a seasoned political consultant who does a little baking on the side?

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    Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

    Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

    A group of soldiers described firing artillery at random houses in Gaza and shooting at innocent civilians.

    In wake of Baltimore riots, Obama’s plan for urban areas under scrutiny

    In wake of Baltimore riots, Obama’s plan for urban areas under scrutiny

    The president’s early ambitions for American cities have not been realized, despite enormous efforts.

    The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada

    The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada

    As Hillary Clinton runs for president, her husband’s friendship with a mining magnate faces scrutiny.

    Federal Government

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.

    National

    Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain is full of dog poop and it stinks

    Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain is full of dog poop and it stinks

    Colorado rangers have had to mark off 50 more piles a month after cleaning up 600 pounds, according to Pitkin County Open Space and Trails.

    Business

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    WONKBLOG | China’s central bank is getting more creative as it tries to stop its economy from slowing down too much.

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