Review finds
2 decades of FBI forensic errors

Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the agency and the Justice Department as part of a massive investigation into lab problems has included flawed forensic testimony, government officials said.

Netanyahu, Gaza Strip war hugely popular in Israel

The public and political class have rallied behind the aggressive campaign against Hamas and its rockets and tunnels.

Maureen McDonnell, center, arrives at the courthouse. (AP)

Defense: Maureen McDonnell craved attention as her marriage soured

As the McDonnells’ marriage began to break down, the former Virginia first lady developed a crush on the man who is the star witness at the couple’s corruption trial, her attorney said.

Local News

Future FBI headquarters could be in Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield

Future FBI headquarters could be in Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield

The plans have led to months of jockeying between developers, Congress and local officials.

Ruling that lifted D.C.’s ban on handguns is temporarily halted

Ruling that lifted D.C.’s ban on handguns is temporarily halted

The 90-day stay will give officials time to respond to the ruling that overturned the city’s main gun law.

They once faced off in violent protest. Now, they’re sharing beers in D.C.

They once faced off in violent protest. Now, they’re sharing beers in D.C.

Palestinian and Israeli students get to know each other this summer away from the violence back home.

Montgomery school board gives up credit cards after coming under fire

Montgomery school board gives up credit cards after coming under fire

Board members adopt a sweeping set of new spending rules after records showed improper charges.

Former Redskins players launch new campaign to defend the team’s name

Former Redskins players launch new campaign to defend the team’s name

Chris Cooley, Gary Clark and Mark Moseley are among the Redskins alumni who embrace the name.

Nationals fall to Marlins in Miami

Nationals fall to Marlins in Miami

The surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

More Top Stories

E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

In the wake of the downing of Flight 17, the European measures are the strongest since the Cold War.

Impeaching President Obama is
just a fantasy — for both parties

Impeaching President Obama is <br>just a fantasy — for both parties

Few people think he is about to be impeached, but both Democrats and the GOP can’t quit talking about it.

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million
in suit against slain Navy SEAL

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million <br>in suit against slain Navy SEAL

The sniper alleged he punched the former Minnesota governor in a bar in 2006 for disparaging Navy SEALs.

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs.
the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs. <br>the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

Sen. Alexander is sticking with his state’s long legacy of pragmatic politics in the upcoming primary.

In a sea of choices, are Spanx jeans
the new jeggings or sausage casing?

In a sea of choices, are Spanx jeans <br>the new jeggings or sausage casing?

The company famous for stomach-flattening garments has branched into jeans — with negligible results.

Politics

House Republicans propose plan to deal with border crisis

House Republicans propose plan to deal with border crisis

Proposal would give Obama administration much less emergency funding to confront problem.

Local Columnists

A Marine mom seeks the terrible
details of her son’s death in Iraq

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COLUMN | Amy Wolfe attempts to soothe the gaping wound her son’s death left using dance.

Sports

Tripping over his shield

Tripping over his shield

COLUMN | NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s insensitivity was on display before issuing Ray Rice’s suspension.

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.

Lifestyle

The tale of a tornado of sharks is
back, but will the frenzy be, too?

The tale of a tornado of sharks is <br>back, but will the frenzy be, too?

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | After “Sharknado” captivated pop culture with sharksnark, SyFy is trying again.

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

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Former Procter & Gamble chief will take over an agency rocked by a recent scandal.

Discussions

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Dr. Gridlock collected stories - good and bad - from the Silver Line’s first commute.

Technology

How the history of electricity explains municipal broadband

How the history of electricity explains municipal broadband

Skeptics of publicly owned broadband say the federal government has no authority to intervene in states on behalf of cities. But the New Deal offers at least one precedent.

Business

Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?

Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?

Facebook may be looking at privacy more as an opportunity than as an obstacle these days.

Diversions