Ukraine rebels turn over bodies, data recorders

The developments offered some hope that an international investigation might clarify how Flight 17 was shot down.

Israel says soldier missing after weekend attack

If Hamas has captured a soldier, and if he is alive, militants could use him as leverage in negotiations with Israel.

What Russia and Israel
have in common

THE FIX | A poll shows that America’s top foe and top ally are more unpopular than they have been in decades.

Melissa Myrick at her home in Fenton, Mo. (Nikki Kahn/Post)

They want a baby.
The economy is in the way.

U.S. birth rates are near a historic low. This is one couple’s lesson in the new economics of having a child.

Local News

D.C. statehood gets a megawatt boost from President Obama: ‘I’m for it’

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He made his most unequivocal commitment yet to full voting rights for the District’s residents.

Get ready for another quick blast
of brutal heat and humidity, D.C.

Get ready for another quick blast <br>of brutal heat and humidity, D.C.<br>

WEATHER GANG | A cool front will slice through the area late week to bring some relief.

Rockville couple charged with abusing their 22-year-old autistic twin sons

Rockville couple charged with abusing their 22-year-old autistic twin sons

They’re accused of keeping the men in a locked room at night with no light or furniture for six years.

Nationals dodge a bullet to crush the Rockies and catapult into first place

Nationals dodge a bullet to crush the Rockies and catapult into first place<br>

Ian Desmond became the third player in Nationals history to go 5 for 5, including a two-run homer.

It was just a routine tongue surgery.
Then pain overwhelmed my life.

It was just a routine tongue surgery. <br>Then pain overwhelmed my life.<br>

A health writer recounts how “just a snip” introduced her to the struggle of severe chronic pain.

BOWIE, MD- JULY 10: Shelby Dillon works on a lesson about healthy nutrition at Pointer Ridge Elementary School in Bowie, Maryland on July 10, 2014. For the first time, about 500 students who will enter 2nd grade in August are spending the summer going over reading and math to prepare them for their next grade. The summer school program is a first for Prince George's where students across the county who are not reading on level were encouraged to attend summer remediation (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Shelby Dillon learns about healthy nutrition. (M. Joseph/Post)

It’s summer, and school is in

More than 500 Md. second-graders are working toward grade-level competence in reading and math.

More Top Stories

Seeking redemption, Rick Perry
finds power in immigration crisis

Seeking redemption, Rick Perry <br> finds power in immigration crisis

The Texas governor stares down President Obama and hopes for a second chance in 2016.

We’re heading into a jobless future,
no matter what the government does

We’re heading into a jobless future, <br>no matter what the government does

INNOVATIONS | Robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, do our chores — and leave us out of work.

Do popular dating apps for young people have a prostitution problem?

Do popular dating apps for young people have a prostitution problem?

THE INTERSECT | Tinder is rife with prostitution spam, a report finds. But it has real sex workers, too.

Politics

Biden versus Gates: Foreign policy smackdown

FACT CHECKER | Both Vice President Biden and former Defense Secretary Gates score points when they list each other’s failures.

Local Columnists

‘The Carl Bernstein proviso’ a part of the history of bicycling in Washington

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COLUMN | The reporter’s decision to fight a traffic citation became a key principle in D.C. biking law.

Sports

Five areas to monitor on defense

Five areas to monitor on defense

REDSKINS BLOG | We’re now just one day away from the Redskins’ training camp report date, and today we take a look at the defense, and the most pressing aspects to keep an eye on over the course of the next 20 days in Richmond.

Real Estate

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Real estate agents have differing views on whether to wait until fall or take the plunge now.

Lifestyle

Love pedicures? Beware of infections, fungus, etc.

Love pedicures? Beware of infections, fungus, etc.

Summer is the season of colorful toenails. But pedicures have risks. Here’s how to avoid them.

Arts

Critics of Corcoran deal to be heard in court

Critics of Corcoran deal to be heard in court

Judge schedules week of hearings to decide deal with George Washington and National Gallery.

Federal Government

Where is the Obama administration housing the immigrant kids?

Where is the Obama administration housing the immigrant kids?

FEDERAL EYE | From airport hangars and big box malls to military bases and a central processing center, here is how the administration plans to shelter the kids.

Technology

How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17

How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17

Web archivists and other digital sleuths are playing a potentially pivotal role in trying to determine what happened to the Malaysia Airline flight downed by a missile over eastern Ukraine.

Business

Barclays, Deutsche helped skirt taxes, Senate report says

The banks’ senior executives are scheduled to testify about the $6 billion Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

Diversions