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As Martin O’Malley prepares to announce a bid for the Democratic ticket, the former Baltimore mayor appears to be embracing his record and faces critics of his “zero-tolerance” policing policies.
In a new book, Michael Morell says the agency provided assessments that underestimated Islamist extremists’ ability to take advantage of the Arab Spring.
Everests avalanche, through the climbers eyes
Todd C. Frankel, Rama Lakshmi and Lenny Bernstein
Hundreds of climbers and their guides were thrust into the deadliest disaster to occur on the world’s highest peak.
The House members debated personal stories and effectiveness, hoping for the Senate nomination.
The owner of the Wizards and Capitals has them in the second round together for the first time.
Hurricane Katrina marred Talitha Halley’s early years, but she will be her family’s first college graduate.
The former Johns Hopkins surgeon and conservative hero tells a Florida TV station that he is all in.
Michael Alison Chandler
They are using infrared technology to collect data about mammals in the D.C. area for the Smithsonian.
DR. GRIDLOCK | There are two very different views on whether the toll lanes have improved travel.
Or is Marla Romash a seasoned political consultant who does a little baking on the side?
A filmmaker’s touching tribute to those who lost their lives as an avalanche hit Mount Everest base camp.
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Washington’s young stars show they will fight to the end with a come-from-behind win over Atlanta.
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Stealing can be a problem at open houses and show homes, but tricks can thwart sticky-fingered visitors.
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They shot at a security guard before police killed them, said authorities in the Dallas suburb of Garland.
Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman and Anu Narayanswamy
As Hillary Clinton runs for president, her husband’s friendship with a mining magnate faces scrutiny.
The energy boss has relatively good relations with Congress — for an Obama administration official.
TV REVIEW | HBO’s artful “Montage of Heck” documentary gets the story right, but the subject stays elusive.
Zero tolerance is a failed police strategy.
Pakistan is the last frontier for this terrible disease.
Md. governor calls for day of prayer, reconciliation
Mayweather wins over Pacquiao in unanimous decision
London still abuzz over birth of royal princess
Italy says nearly 3,700 boat migrants rescued
Nigeria brings rescued women, children to refugee camp
Suspect in shooting of NYPD officer in custody
Man pepper-sprayed, detained in Baltimore
Police move to enforce curfew in Baltimore
Baltimore protestors march toward City Hall
U.K. party leaders, Europeans cheer royal birth
How women are making it big in small business
WASHINGTON POST LIVE | On May 8, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will join women business owners to talk about finding mentors and creating ideas. Register to attend.
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THE FIX | That question sits at the heart of a campaign on which billions of dollars will be spent.
Over-policing protests is constitutionally and morally problematic. Plus, it doesn’t work.
While Baltimore smolders, a D.C. police lieutenant tries to build trust in church basement
The lack of hitting is concerning, but Doug Fister and the bullpen make one run stand up in New York.
Former “Meet the Press” moderator lists the 1935 brick Colonial for $2.475 million.
Food & Drink
$20 DINER | Chef Frank Linn displays an obsessive focus at his Kensington pizzeria.
FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.
Colorado rangers have had to mark off 50 more piles a month after cleaning up 600 pounds, according to Pitkin County Open Space and Trails.
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the second-biggest domestic debut ever -- and Robert Downey Jr. now owns the 3 of them.
With percussion and winds, the ensemble played music infused with the beats of Latin American music.
Want to be a professional video gamer? Here’s how this champion did it.
By using real-time pricing and encouraging bundled orders, a new e-commerce site could be the next big thing in shopping.
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