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Rama Lakshmi and Annie Gowen
Major aftershocks continued to strike the region, and the number of dead was expected to rise as crews struggled to reach remote areas that lost electricity, roads and communications, and faced shortages in food, water and medicine.
They’ve been on the high court for decades, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.
Clinton formally announced her presidential candidacy this month. (AP)
Rosalind S. Helderman
But a Canada-based affiliate that bears Bill Clinton’s name will keep its donors secret because of restrictions in Canadian law.
Keith L. Alexander
The crime lab has a month to correct findings of inadequate procedures and poorly trained employees.
The group claims that shuttering the college is a breach of contract and seeks $40 million in damages.
Dana Hedgpeth and Paul Schwartzman
Many mourners never knew him, but attended the service to protest the circumstances of his death.
WEATHER GANG | It's on the cool side for the tail end of April, but the weekend forecast looks promising.
The man allegedly grabbed the kid and tried to lure him away from Ravensworth Elementary School.
Swift decisions in Mass. on reform contrast with Metro’s struggle for consensus on any major issue.
The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.
Yoga and Taekwondo classes and a funk music festival tops this week’s picks for free events.
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Michael E. Miller
Animator saw the quake before it happened.
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Some of Washington’s top sluggers are just recovering from injuries as the team tries to get more wins.
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The house where the women were held by Ariel Castro. (Getty)
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BOOK EXCERPT | Two women held captive for years in a Cleveland house recount their anguish as one of them gave birth in a plastic wading pool.
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A new coalition called the Army of Conquest has proved more cohesive and more effective than expected.
Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.
The Vermont gas station attendant and J.C. Penney janitor quietly accumulated a fortune.
ForAmerica said that Robert O’Neill was not consulted when it promoted its June fundraising event.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
A loss of faith in government is upending politics.
Todd C. Frankel
As Lake Mead shrinks, Hoover Dam tries to avoid the “dead pool” point of no return for generating power.
Colorado theater shooting trial to start
Drone video shows devastation in Nepal
Pilot uses brainwaves to control drone
Searching for surivors after storm hits sailing competition
Baltimore mayor urges ‘peaceful protest’
Nepal’s devastation seen from above
‘Game of Thrones’ just threw George R.R. Martin’s books out the window
Mourners attend wake for Freddie Gray
Video shows rescuers pulling Nepal quake survivors
Ukraine's fragile ceasefire under pressure
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Why London could be pro football’s new Los Angeles.
Proms have become mini weddings, with elaborate public invitations adding to the stress and the cost.
Besides helping the environment, they keep houses cool and reduce airborne pollutants.
Food & Drink
$20 DINER | Who cares what Michael Pollan thinks? Sometimes we just want to eat tasty things.
FEDERAL EYE | The sprawling department touts the success of a one-year-old initiative to integrate its diverse components.
Michael E. Miller
Researchers stunned by survey of low income families.
Charlie Hebdo: As ‘PEN Award 6’ withdraw from May event, a post-massacre legacy is still being drawn.
Three NSO position players get a solo turn — and a chance to assert different, strong personalities.
The massively popular kids’ game and teaching tool only let players explore and create as a boy.
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