Prosecutors question D.C. lab’s DNA work

After finding errors, prosecutors stopped sending DNA evidence to the city’s crime lab and hired independent experts to review 116 cases, but officials defend their work and say disagreements about analysis aren’t uncommon.

    Clinton’s e-mail review
    could find security issues

    Her use of personal e-mail did not automatically break State Department rules, but the agency is looking into whether work messages sent from her account included sensitive information.

    Bob Clayton clears his driveway in Middletown, Md. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)

    Beneath all that snow is spring,
    if you know where to look for it

    Thursday’s late snow storm has frustrated gardeners, sandal shoppers and miniature schnauzers all longing for a change.

    Local News

    Record-challenging deep freeze follows snow across the region

    Record-challenging deep freeze follows snow across the region

    WEATHER GANG | Friday morning’s temperatures will run 20-30 degrees below average for this time of year.

    Fairfax officials trying to oust deputy county attorney over Geer case

    Fairfax officials trying to oust deputy county attorney over Geer case

    Documents show that Cynthia Tianti told police to withhold investigative files from the prosecutor.

    Md. House passes ‘Anayah’s Law’
    to keep kids out of dangerous homes

    The bill is named after a Frederick toddler allegedly killed by her father after returning from foster care.

    Kathleen Matthews, longtime news anchor, eyes Rep. Van Hollen’s seat

    Kathleen Matthews, longtime news anchor, eyes Rep. Van Hollen’s seat

    The Marriott executive would vie to replace the Maryland Democrat, who will run for the Senate in 2016.

    Without Ovechkin, Capitals cough up early lead and fall to Minnesota

    Without Ovechkin, Capitals cough up early lead and fall to Minnesota

    Curtis Glencross’s first goal with Washington was overshadowed by the Wild’s third-period rally.

    7 things to do this weekend

    7 things to do this weekend

    GOING OUT GUIDE | D.C. United kicks off a new season and “The Originalist” opens at Arena Stage.

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    Widening superbug outbreak raises questions about specialized scopes

    Widening superbug outbreak raises questions about specialized scopes

    The infections have been traced back to the care of a device used to treat problems in the digestive tract.

    Before attack, U.S. diplomat sought to connect with ordinary South Koreans

    Before attack, U.S. diplomat sought to connect with ordinary South Koreans

    It’s unclear whether the open demeanor that Mark Lippert brought to his role made him vulnerable.

    Harrison Ford treated at hospital after crashing plane on golf course

    Harrison Ford treated at hospital after crashing plane on golf course

    The actor, 72, was said to suffer head injuries. His son later tweets that “Dad is ok. Battered, but ok!”

    Fifty years after ‘Bloody Sunday’ march, struggles endure in Selma

    Fifty years after ‘Bloody Sunday’ march, struggles endure in Selma

    The spotlight returns to a place still trying to overcome the racial divisions that have come to define it.

    Politics

    At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation

    At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation

    The new VA secretary promised a culture of reform, but the change hasn’t reached some facilities.

    Federal Government

    Report says procedures put a chilling effect on potential FBI whistleblowers

    FEDERAL DIARY | A GAO report and Senate hearing look at protocol that dissuades feds from pointing out waste or abuse.

    National

    Man who lost son, and tended to his other wounded kids, testifies in Boston bombing trial

    Man who lost son, and tended to his other wounded kids, testifies in Boston bombing trial

    William Richard, composed throughout his nearly hour-long testimony, describes the day of the bombing and seeing one son mortally wounded and a daughter with her leg nearly torn off.

    Business

    Is China’s 1929 moment coming?

    Is China’s 1929 moment coming?

    WONKBLOG | Even though China’s economy is still growing more than 7 percent, its debt bubble is looking rather ominous.

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