Ukraine rebels turn over bodies, data recorders

The developments offered some hope that an international investigation might clarify how Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in eastern Ukraine.

In the middle of a war zone,
a makeshift morgue

A team of Dutch forensic experts was tasked with inspecting Flight 17 bodies in the hard-bitten town of Torez, Ukraine.

Israeli soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade, Moshe Melako. (Reuters)

Gaza conflict offers little hope of truce

Hamas said it would not agree to a cease-fire until its demands were met, as Israel warned its incursion could continue for weeks.

Local News

D.C. statehood gets a megawatt boost from Obama, who says, ‘I’m for it’

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He made his most unequivocal commitment yet to full voting rights for the District’s residents.

DNA evidence exonerates D.C. man who spent 26 years in prison

DNA evidence exonerates D.C. man  who spent 26 years in prison

It’s the fifth time in five years that a person has been found wrongly imprisoned by an elite FBI unit.

Hopkins patients betrayed by OB/GYN seek answers to years of secret taping

Hopkins patients betrayed by OB/GYN  seek answers to years of secret taping

About 8,500 women will share a $190 million settlement. One says, “Now, I’m not trusting anyone.”

Desmond’s slugging powers Nats past Rockies in road trip opener, 7-2

Desmond’s slugging powers Nats past Rockies in road trip opener, 7-2

Ian Desmond’s 5-for-5 night — including his 17th home run — paced the Nationals.

School’s in for summer: 2nd-graders work to improve reading, math skills

School’s in for summer: 2nd-graders work to improve reading, math skills

More than 500 students work toward grade-level competence in a free Prince George’s program.

More Top Stories

‘The threat remains grave,’ warn authors of 9/11 Commission report

‘The threat remains grave,’ warn authors of 9/11 Commission report

Reflecting on 10 years since the report, they see the “cyber domain as the battlefield of the future.”

I blamed my wife for our messy home. I was wrong for many reasons.

I blamed my wife for our messy home. I was wrong for many reasons.

ON PARENTING | He thought a dirty house was a sign of a lazy mom. Then he realized it was their mess.

We’re heading into a jobless future,
no matter what the government does

We’re heading into a jobless future, <br>no matter what the government does

INNOVATIONS | Robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, do our chores — and leave us out of work.

Do popular dating apps for young people have a prostitution problem?

Do popular dating apps for young people have a prostitution problem?

THE INTERSECT | Tinder is rife with prostitution spam, a report finds. But it has real sex workers, too.

Local Columnists

‘The Carl Bernstein proviso’ a part of the history of bicycling in Washington

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COLUMN | The reporter’s decision to fight a traffic citation became a key principle in D.C. biking law.

Sports

How does Nats closer Soriano stay injury-free? An oxygen-rich chamber.

How does Nats closer Soriano stay injury-free? An oxygen-rich chamber.

Rafael Soriano’s fitness routine includes resting in a 7.5-foot-long hyperbaric chamber.

Lifestyle

Love pedicures? Beware of infections, fungus, etc.

Love pedicures? Beware of infections, fungus, etc.

Summer is the season of colorful toenails. But pedicures have risks. Here’s how to avoid them.

Arts

Critics of Corcoran deal to be heard in court

Critics of Corcoran deal to be heard in court

Judge schedules week of hearings to decide deal with George Washington and National Gallery.

Federal Government

In the Loop: What happened to the deficit talk?

In the Loop: What happened to the deficit talk?

IN THE LOOP | It was such a big issue, but now all the chatter and media coverage appear to have disappeared.

Technology

How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17

How Web archivists and other digital sleuths are unraveling the mystery of MH17

Web archivists and other digital sleuths are playing a potentially pivotal role in trying to determine what happened to the Malaysia Airline flight downed by a missile over eastern Ukraine.

Business

Barclays, Deutsche helped skirt taxes, Senate report says

The banks’ senior executives are scheduled to testify about the $6 billion Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

Diversions