Cleveland officer acquitted for role in fatal shooting

Michael Brelo fired repeatedly on Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were unarmed, after their car’s backfire was mistaken for gunshots in 2012. The Justice Dept. said it will review the case.

Female activists are denied access to walk into N. Korea

Women including Gloria Steinem and Nobel Peace laureates were bused across the demarcation line during their effort to be “citizen diplomats.”

Artificial turf is installed at actor Christopher Knight's house. (Post)

Fake grass gains ground in California amid concerns about ongoing drought

More homeowners, such as the actor who played Peter on “The Brady Bunch,” are opting for synthetic turf instead of a thirsty lawn, even as some environmentalists and homeowner groups protest.

Local News

Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

The four were not charged in the D.C. slayings, which police believe involved more than one person.

Suspect in deaths on Mother’s Day wished all a happy holiday

Suspect in deaths on Mother’s Day wished all a happy holiday

Before his Rockville neighbors were found dead, Scott Tomaszewski posted on Facebook.

In Arlington’s ‘Old Guard,’ a personal connection to valor and tragedy

In Arlington’s ‘Old Guard,’ a personal connection to valor and tragedy

At cemetery, Lt. Col. Michael B. Baka visits a soldier under his command who paid the ultimate price.

Va. Democrats hope to use Clinton mojo to improve their own position

Va. Democrats hope to use Clinton mojo to improve their own position

While building support for her 2016 campaign, they hope to gain an advantage in state Senate races.

D-Y-N-A-S-T-Y. Definition: Extra pressure at the National Spelling Bee.

D-Y-N-A-S-T-Y. Definition: Extra pressure at the National Spelling Bee.

Edwin Estep is the fourth in his family to make the bee, and he got there by defeating two siblings.

At the Capitol after dark: The
unseen work of a shadow army

At the Capitol after dark: The <br>unseen work of a shadow army

Hundreds of overnight staffers report to clean the corridors of power after democracy’s workday is done.

Is there anything I can do about a supervisor’s vulgar language?

Is there anything I can do about a supervisor’s vulgar language?

@WORK ADVICE | There’s nothing professional about profanity. But sometimes it’s tolerated.

Bike-share programs are expanding worldwide, but are they successful?

Bike-share programs are expanding worldwide, but are they successful?

There were just 13 bicycle-sharing systems in 2004.Today, there are more than 855 in use worldwide.

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With a stunningly lopsided vote,
Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage

With a stunningly lopsided vote, <br>Ireland legalizes same-sex marriage

The Irish are “generous, compassionate, bold and joyful people,” the premier said.

As military tributes become routine at ballparks, new doubts about sincerity

As military tributes become routine at ballparks, new doubts about sincerity

The ceremonies have become so ubiquitous — and branded — that some ask if they’re hollow gestures.

India’s roads are known to be deadly, but not everyone agrees on a fix

India’s roads are known to be deadly, but not everyone agrees on a fix

Proposed road-safety laws have been rewritten to soften penalties, and critics say they’re too weak.

Sports

Phillies halt Nationals’ 6-game win streak

Phillies halt Nationals’ 6-game win streak

Nats right-hander fails to make it out of the fourth for third time in four starts as his ERA rises to 6.50.

Real Estate

WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | To persuade his wife to move to the U.S., a man built a duplicate of their home in Japan.

National

Hill funding divide could threaten national parks

Hill funding divide could threaten national parks

Bickering could end a program that helped preserve some iconic national parks, Sally Jewell says.

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