Shooting at NSA headquarters leaves one dead

Shots were fired after two men in an SUV tried to ram a gate at Fort Meade, an installation outside Washington, according to officials. Preliminary reports say the men might have been dressed as women.

Authorities investigate at the scene of the shooting. (AP/WJLA-TV)

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Mother reportedly locked up son with cerebral palsy and no one noticed

Mother reportedly locked up son with cerebral palsy and no one noticed

Court, police and other documents, along with family interviews, present a harrowing tale of alleged abuse.

Md. man sentenced to 18 months
after exposing two women to HIV

Md. man sentenced to 18 months <br>after exposing two women to HIV

A Montgomery County judge also told Daniel Cleaves, 28, that he can no longer have unprotected sex.

A robe, a cup of tea and an abortion:
‘Spa-like’ clinic aims to remove stigma

A robe, a cup of tea and an abortion: <br>‘Spa-like’ clinic aims to remove stigma

A new Md. clinic is part of a push to put a human face — and even a positive spin — on the procedure.

Lawmaker: Fire the Commerce Dept. inspector general for misconduct

Lawmaker: Fire the Commerce Dept. inspector general for misconduct

FEDERAL EYE | A probe uncovered apparent retaliation against whistleblowers and illegal hiring.

‘The Man Cave’ debuts with a song about Redskins trying to pull the plug

‘The Man Cave’ debuts with a song about Redskins trying to pull the plug

Ex-Post columnist Jason Reid’s ESPN 980 show starts, hinting at the controversy delaying it.

Why sports gambling is pretty much like pumping coins into a slot machine

Why sports gambling is pretty much like pumping coins into a slot machine

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

Metro’s passenger base should be booming, but service just not reliable

Metro’s passenger base should be booming, but service just not reliable

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

Suburbs such as Montgomery County rethink transit to court millennials

Suburbs such as Montgomery County rethink transit to court millennials

Concerns gained urgency when Marriott said it would move partly because workers want Metro access.

The curious case of Trea Turner:
Why a Nats prospect is in limbo

The curious case of Trea Turner: <br>Why a Nats prospect is in limbo

The shortstop is in baseball purgatory, wearing a Padres jersey until the trade is official.

One student at Towson University learns a hard lesson in financial aid

One student at Towson University learns a hard lesson in financial aid

COLUMN | Through no fault of his own, Teddy Boumboulis was thrown out of college for unpaid bills.

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Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for ‘suicidal tendencies,’ official says

Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for ‘suicidal tendencies,’ official says

Andreas Lubitz was in treatment with a psychotherapist years before he got his license to fly.

Comedy Central names new host to replace Jon Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

Comedy Central names new host to replace Jon Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

Comedian Trevor Noah has a short but memorable list of appearances as a contributor to the show.

How Scientology controls Travolta and Cruise, according to ‘Going Clear’

How Scientology controls Travolta and Cruise, according to ‘Going Clear’

The HBO documentary described the long history between celebrities and the controversial religion.

Real Estate

$1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

$1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

The pricey development is unusual for the neighborhood, which has a median sales price of $645,000.

Federal Government

GOP budget plan has a surprise among list of cuts for federal employees

GOP budget plan has a surprise among list of cuts for federal employees

FEDERAL DIARY | Budget proposals could lead to cuts not just for feds but also to the services they provide taxpayers.

National

How the FBI director figures out who belongs in the most important jobs

How the FBI director figures out who belongs in the most important jobs

Climate surveys, such as those used in corporate America, are a key tool for rating performance.

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