Israeli artillery said to strike another shelter

The U.N. Relief and Works Agency said the shelling at the school-turned-shelter was a violation of international law. At least 20 were reported dead.

In Germany, anti-Jewish slogans return to the streets

The Gaza conflict has spilled into protests and accusations of anti-Semitism in Berlin and across Europe.

U.S. growth rate surges to
4 percent in second quarter

The data help bolster hopes that the country’s long-simmering recovery is becoming self-sustaining.

Jonnie R. Williams Sr., left, arrives at federal court in Richmond. (Post)

Williams takes the stand, details how he gained entree with the McDonnells

Star witness Jonnie Williams said lending his private plane to the campaign prompted a meeting with Va.’s former first couple.

Local News

Va. GOP official: ‘What part of our nation’s fabric was woven by Muslims?

Va. GOP official: ‘What part of our nation’s fabric was woven by Muslims?

Bob FitzSimmonds questioned Muslims’ contributions in a Facebook post that attacked Obama.

Charters sue D.C. over funding

Charters sue D.C. over funding<br>

The federal lawsuit caps years of disputes over charters’ funding, which comes from D.C. taxpayers.

Is it normal for restaurants to charge for water without mentioning a cost?

Is it normal for restaurants to charge for water without mentioning a cost?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.

7 D.C. transportation projects that would have changed the way we live

7 D.C. transportation projects that would have changed the way we live

Believe it or not, ideas like a high-speed rail from Georgetown to Dulles were once on the table.

Nationals end Marlins’ six-game streak

Nationals end Marlins’ six-game streak

Washington’s Tanner Roark continued his remarkable season with seven stout innings.

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Ebola outbreak prompts Peace Corps to evacuate volunteers in W. Africa

Ebola outbreak prompts Peace Corps to evacuate volunteers in W. Africa

Two volunteers are in isolation after contact with someone who later died of the highly-contagious virus.

Sen. Ted Cruz targets Boehner plan
to stem the flow of migrant children 

Sen. Ted Cruz  targets Boehner plan <br>to stem the flow of migrant children 

The Texas senator will meet with a group of House Republicans to urge them to oppose the speaker’s bill.

The most frightening candidate I’ve met in seven years of interviewing

The most frightening candidate I’ve met in seven years of interviewing

POSTEVERYTHING | A Cook Political Report analyst calls Lenar Whitney of Louisiana “fact-averse.”

At restaurants, more often means less

At restaurants, more often means less

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Our “bigger is better” mentality has dulled us to the true costs of high-quality food.

Local Columnists

Plaintiff in D.C. handgun ruling: ‘It felt good’

After ruling, George Lyon concealed a revolver in a pocket holster, walked out of his D.C. home and took a stroll.

Sports

Nationals end Marlins’ six-game streak

Nationals end Marlins’ six-game streak

Washington’s Tanner Roark continued his remarkable season with seven stout innings.

Real Estate

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Check with management companies on their policies and consider renting a single-family house.

Arts

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

The group challenging the disposal plan contends that the institution is financially healthier than portrayed.

Federal Government

VA moves to fire employees for data manipulation

VA moves to fire employees for data manipulation

FEDERAL EYE | The department proposed disciplinary actions for six of its medical employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain network and the Cheyenne, Wyo., VA clinic.

Discussions

Civilities: What’s next for gay marriage in Va.?

Civilities: What’s next for gay marriage in Va.?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Freedom to Marry’s Evan Wolfson joined columnist Steven Petrow to take questions.

Business

That $5 latte is now less likely to cost you $35 in overdraft fees

That $5 latte is now less likely to cost you $35 in overdraft fees

WONKBLOG | Banks, facing competition from Wal-Mart and others, have begun to soften their overdraft policies.

Diversions