Gunman in Texas was convicted in ’10 terror probe

Investigators searched Elton Simpson’s Phoenix apartment after, authorities said, he and his roommate Nadir Soofi opened fire late Sunday in Texas outside an event featuring cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Pamela Geller recently sponsored an anti-Muslim ad campaign.

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain in 1992. (HBO)

A light into Kurt Cobain’s dark world

TV REVIEW | HBO’s artful “Montage of Heck” documentary gets the story right, but the subject remains elusive, and maybe always will.

    Local News

    Fox host admits network ‘screwed up’ on report of Baltimore police shooting

    Fox host admits network ‘screwed up’ on report of Baltimore police shooting

    A news crew and a witness reported seeing a shooting, but Shepard Smith later corrected the report.

    In a changing D.C., Martha’s Table plans a $20 million move to Southeast

    In a changing D.C., Martha’s Table plans a $20 million move to Southeast

    The charity’s headquarters will move from the gentrifying 14th Street corridor to a poorer part of the city.

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers caught speeding will receive a warning during a 30-day trial period. After that, it’s ticket time.

    Construction at Watergate hotel on hold after Friday’s garage collapse

    Construction at Watergate hotel on hold after Friday’s garage collapse

    Crews continue work to shore up the structure, while officials have yet to determine what caused the collapse.

    Why top federal employees leave:
    It’s not just the money

    Why top federal employees leave: <br>It’s not just the money

    FEDERAL EYE | A new government report suggests that a little more recognition could go a long way.

    Charter school founder agrees to
    pay $3 million to settle lawsuit

    Charter school founder agrees to <br>pay $3 million to settle lawsuit

    Kent Amos of Community Academy had been accused of diverting taxpayer funds for personal gain.

    D.C. group files another motion to halt CSX tunnel project in Southeast

    D.C. group files another motion to halt CSX tunnel project in Southeast

    They question the environmental review process and are appealing a decision allowing the construction.

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Thomas Jefferson High senior Pooja Chandrashekar got into 14 colleges and plans to study bioengineering.

    D.C.’s newest liquor license: For making and selling boozy baked goods

    D.C.’s newest liquor license: For making and selling boozy baked goods

    Those liquor-filled cupcakes can only be sold to people 21 and over and are capped at 5 percent alcohol.

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    For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

    For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

    They will be powerful new voices in the race, articulating much of the GOP’s frustrations with Clinton.

    David Goldberg died after collapsing in the gym while on vacation in Mexico

    David Goldberg died after collapsing in the gym while on vacation in Mexico

    The popular SurveyMonkey CEO was married to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg.

    Diets don’t work. They never have and they never will, a researcher says.

    Diets don’t work. They never have and they never will, a researcher says.

    WONKBLOG | There’s a reason diets always fail, the researcher says. And it’s not a lack of willpower.

    Federal Government

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.

    National

    NYPD officer dies after being shot in the head

    NYPD officer dies after being shot in the head

    Officer Brian Moore died a day after suspect Demetrius Blackwell’s arraignment on attempted murder charges.

    Business

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    WONKBLOG | China’s central bank is getting more creative as it tries to stop its economy from slowing down too much.

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