At least 15 dead after U.N. school in Gaza is shelled

An Israeli military spokesman said “there was a possibility” that shells from Israeli forces struck the school, adding that the army was investigating “what exactly caused the deaths and injuries.”

Wreckage of Air Algerie jet allegedly spotted in Mali

The MD-83, carrying 116 people, disappeared from radar for hours before the news was made public.

Tunette Powell's son Joah, right, with his older brother, JJ. (Tunette Powell)

My son has been suspended from school five times. He’s 3 years old.

POST EVERYTHING | Black families fight entrenched prejudices to get fair discipline for their children in schools.

Local News

2 killed in campground after tornado strikes Virginia’s Eastern Shore

2 killed in campground after tornado strikes Virginia’s Eastern Shore

A meteorologist said the apparent twister touched down near Cape Charles at 8:30 a.m., injuring 24.

Bethesda and Rockville are ranked among nation’s ‘snobbiest’ small cities

Bethesda and Rockville are ranked among nation’s ‘snobbiest’ small cities

The Montgomery County communities’ wealth and education push them onto a Movato.com list.

Virginia doctor indicted on charges
of running deadly ‘pill mill’

Hundreds of his patients were given excessive prescriptions for addictive medications.

Parents are furious when local kids’ play space stumbles into Gaza conflict

Parents are furious when local kids’ play space stumbles into Gaza conflict<br>

The Playseum invited kids to send letters to impacted Israeli children. Then, 2 hours later, to Palestinians.

RGIII not sharp in first team practice

RGIII not sharp in first team practice

INSIDER | The Redskins’ defense outplayed the offense, but the QB says he’s upbeat as camp begins.

More Top Stories

One person killed in shooting at
hospital outside Philadelphia

One person killed in shooting at <br> hospital outside Philadelphia

Officials said a doctor is one of two people injured; the suspected shooter is reportedly in custody.

How a solar storm two years ago
nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth

How a solar storm two years ago <br> nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth

WEATHER GANG | A direct hit from plasma clouds might have disabled everything that plugs into a socket.

All dinosaurs might have had feathers

All dinosaurs might have had feathers

The discovery of the first feathered but non-avian dinosaur indicates that others may have existed too.

Sen. John Walsh plagiarized from me

Sen. John Walsh plagiarized from me

POST EVERYTHING | A researcher says he’s not that outraged about it, but is instead a little flattered.

Local Columnists

Shame on White House for accusing O’Malley of hypocrisy on immigration

Shame on White House for accusing O’Malley of hypocrisy on immigration

COLUMN | The Md. governor said that the state should be prepared to shelter up to 1,880 young migrants.

Sports

Mike Rizzo’s balancing act

Mike Rizzo’s balancing act

Nats could win it all this year, but GM must weigh their present chances while protecting their future.

Lifestyle

For White House interviews, it’s never one-on-one

<b>For White House interviews, it’s never one-on-one</b>

A press staffer almost always attends when reporters sit down with administration officials.

Arts

‘The Book of Life,’ by Deborah Harkness

The final volume of the bestselling All Souls Trilogy.

Federal Government

Office of Congressional Ethics activity dropped off after first two years

Office of Congressional Ethics activity dropped off after first two years

IN THE LOOP | A new report from the Office of Congressional Ethics shows the activity of the more than five-year-old independent panel since it was created.

Discussions

Ask Tom: Where can I go to impress a group of foodies?

Ask Tom: Where can I go to impress a group of foodies?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Food critic Tom Sietsema took your dining questions, rants and raves.

Business

How not to shut down coal plants

How not to shut down coal plants

Colorado is racing ahead with clean energy. But the transition is sending some citizens’ bills skyrocketing.

Diversions