Widespread fatalities were reported as historic temples and homes collapsed in the South Asian country’s worst earthquake since 1934. Deaths were also confirmed in northern India, Tibet and Bangladesh.

8 dead as quake-triggered avalanche sweeps Everest

An unknown number of climbers are missing and injured near the mountain’s most dangerous spot, an official said.

People work to free a man trapped by rubble. (EPA)

  • People work to free a man trapped by rubble.
  • (EPA)
  • Rescuers search for survivors.
  • (EPA)
  • Volunteers remove debris from a building collapse.
  • (AP)
  • Volunteers tend to an injured woman.
  • (AP)
  • The quake kicked up clouds of dust.
  • (EPA)

Local News

Slain Mary Washington student recalled as a ‘force of nature’ at vigil

Slain Mary Washington student recalled as a ‘force of nature’ at vigil

Grace Mann’s father says he doesn’t know of a motive in her death but that it cut short a life full of promise.

Looking for warm weather?
This may not be your weekend.

Looking for warm weather? <br>This may not be your weekend.

WEATHER GANG | We’ll struggle to reach 60 today. The possibility of rain increases during the afternoon.

It’s a parking lot in N.W. Washington. Is it worthy of historic preservation?

It’s a parking lot in N.W. Washington. Is it worthy of historic preservation?

Some D.C. residents say a Spring Valley blacktop lot is crucial to a shopping center’s historic status.

In aggressive bid to get noticed, O’Malley hits Clinton from the left

In aggressive bid to get noticed, O’Malley hits Clinton from the left

Maryland’s ex-governor is causing headaches for the Democratic frontrunner as she starts her run.

Alexandria mayoral candidates agree: Don’t sell off City Hall, Market Square

Alexandria mayoral candidates agree: Don’t sell off City Hall, Market Square

Three Democratic hopefuls have their first face-off and spar over development and parking.

Wizards move within one win of eliminating Raptors from playoffs

Wizards move within one win of eliminating Raptors from playoffs

John Wall has 19 points and 15 assists as Washington takes a commanding 3-0 series lead.

Backlash after U-Md. student group postpones ‘American Sniper’ showing

Backlash after U-Md. student group postpones ‘American Sniper’ showing

The decision about the biographical war drama was made in deference to complaints from Muslim students.

In D.C.’s Ward 4, candidate repeats proven strategy of knocking on doors

In D.C.’s Ward 4, candidate repeats proven strategy of knocking on doors

Council hopeful Brandon Todd is making his face known — following the lead of Fenty and Bowser.

I-66 HOT lanes: Congestion solution or threat to nearby Va. communities?

I-66 HOT lanes: Congestion solution or threat to nearby Va. communities?

Residents question the basic concepts behind transportation officials’ congestion-relief plan.

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U.S. government’s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

U.S. government’s refusal to discuss drone attacks comes under fire

Critics want information on all drone strikes for which strong evidence exists that civilians were killed.

Same-sex marriage presents perils
for GOP’s presidential contenders

Same-sex marriage presents perils <br>for GOP’s presidential contenders

The 2016 hopefuls try to navigate between traditional evangelicals and younger voters as opinion shifts.

Bruce Jenner: ‘For all intents
and purposes, I am a woman’

Bruce Jenner: ‘For all intents <br> and purposes, I am a woman’

The Olympic champion-turned-reality star discussed gender identity in an emotional ABC interview.

Cecily Strong: Saturday night, she’s live, headlining D.C.’s biggest bash

Cecily Strong: Saturday night, she’s live, headlining D.C.’s biggest bash

The “SNL” cast member will face a perilous balancing act at the White House correspondents’ dinner.

Sports

Braden Holtby, at peace in the crease

Braden Holtby, at peace in the crease

After a frustrating 2013-14 season, the Capitals’ goaltender is back to being himself, and playing his game.

Real Estate

They prayed and played in this chapel turned Tudor in Georgetown

They prayed and played in this chapel turned Tudor in Georgetown

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | A church from 1855 to the early 1900s, the home became a place to entertain ambassadors and politicians.

National

Justice Department will ‘monitor’ the ‘Muslim-free’ gun range in Arkansas

Justice Department will ‘monitor’ the ‘Muslim-free’ gun range in Arkansas

The DOJ hasn’t indicated whether it plans to launch an investigation into the Gun Cave Shooting Range in Hot Springs.

Business

HBO sees streaming service as ‘millennial missile’

HBO sees streaming service as ‘millennial missile’

At a Post Live event Friday, Richard Plepler said he carefully weighed whether to wade into streaming.

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