Afghan rivals agree to accept election audit

The presidential rivals ended a weeks-long political crisis by accepting an audit of all the votes cast in the election last month, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Kabul on Saturday.

Israel hits Gaza mosque as U.N. urges cease-fire

Israel ramps up its air assault, striking a central Gaza mosque, Hamas-affiliated charities and a home for the disabled, as the Security Council pushes for peace.

Amelia Earhart, right, inspired Amelia Earhart, left. (John S. Miller, AP)

Life can be a challenge when everybody already knows your name

If you’re Amelia Earhart, you’d better get a plane. And if you’re Abraham Lincoln, honestly, should you really move to George, Wash.? You’re on your own, though, if your name is Justin Bieber.

Local News

160 cameras filmed Navy Yard attack. Yet police had no access to live video.

160 cameras filmed Navy Yard attack. Yet police had no access to live video.

A private guard locked himself in the surveillance room, blocking access to police trying to track the shooter.

His daughter wanted to be a princess, so he claimed a strip of African desert

His daughter wanted to be a princess, so he claimed a strip of African desert

A Virginia man plants a flag his kids designed on what his family calls the “Kingdom of North Sudan.”

How can colleges that ban premarital sex teach prevention of sexual assault?

How can colleges that ban premarital sex teach prevention of sexual assault?

Some religious schools, like Catholic University, say they still emphasize the need for consent.

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Florida’s Henderson Alvarez was named the replacement, rather than another player from Washington.

Trevor Ariza departs, agrees to
four-year deal with Houston Rockets

Trevor Ariza departs, agrees to <br>four-year deal with Houston Rockets

The Wizards had hoped to retain the small forward, who was a key part of last season’s playoff run.

Supermoons are on the rise again

Supermoons are on the rise again

WEATHER GANG | The first of three supermoons this year happens with Saturday’s moonrise.

More Top Stories

College grads are sorting themselves into cities, out of everyone else’s reach

College grads are sorting themselves into cities, out of everyone else’s reach

WONKBLOG | Low-skilled workers are being pushed out as amenities and jobs cater to the more educated.

Want to hold public office in Texas? You better not be openly atheist then.

Want to hold public office in Texas? You better not be openly atheist then.

GOVBEAT | Eight states restrict candidates who don’t believe in a supreme being — and voters agree.

LeBron James made the Heat relevant. Instead of lamenting his loss, move on.

LeBron James made the Heat relevant. Instead of lamenting his loss, move on.

COLUMN | Stop crying, Miami fans. He gave the team its best of times, and that’s more than most can say.

What four public school teachers told Obama over the West Wing lunch table

What four public school teachers told Obama over the West Wing lunch table

ANSWER SHEET | A fifth-grade teacher says there’s nothing wrong with kids — it’s the tainted system.

Netherlands beats host Brazil

Netherlands beats host Brazil

The loss adds to Brazil’s frustration at the tournament following the disastrous 7-1 defeat to Germany.

The airline or car rental firm offers you an upgrade. Should you take it?

The airline or car rental firm offers you an upgrade. Should you take it?

COLUMN | Those last-minute deals are usually profitable for the company. But maybe not for you.

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The ‘perfect Aryan’ child depicted in Nazi propaganda? She was Jewish.

The ‘perfect Aryan’ child depicted in Nazi propaganda? She was Jewish.

“If the Nazis had known who I really was, I wouldn’t be alive,’’ says Hessy Taft, who ended up in N.Y.

Rock The Vote? For millennials, this year looks like Block Their Vote.

Rock The Vote? For millennials, this year looks like Block Their Vote.

COLUMN | GOP tactics are making it tougher for younger Americans to cast their ballots.

President Harding’s steamy love
letters to mistress to go public

President Harding’s steamy love<br> letters to mistress to go public

Letters from his affair with Carrie Phillips were held under court-ordered seal for the last 50 years.

The writer with her newborn twins. (Darlena Cunha)

This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

A former TV producer chronicles her swift descent into poverty and what it taught her.

Local Columnists

The great biker-driver clash of D.C.

The great biker-driver clash of D.C.

COLUMN | Everyone in the city’s clash is right. And everyone is wrong. Can’t we all just get along?

Sports

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

NATIONALS JOURNAL | Florida’s Henderson Alvarez was named the replacement, rather than another player from Washington.

Real Estate

Queen Anne Victorian represents the transition from rural to suburban

Queen Anne Victorian represents the transition from rural to suburban

The 1890s house called Glen Hurst was one of the original homes in the Palisades neighborhood.

Lifestyle

‘Masters of Sex,’ season 2: We’re all grown-ups here

‘Masters of Sex,’ season 2: We’re all grown-ups here

TV REVIEW | Showtime’s fine drama about the famous sex researchers is back for another satisfying round.

Arts

At Kennedy Center, the return of ‘The Lion King’

At Kennedy Center, the return of ‘The Lion King’

Members of the cast and crew talk about the circle of life in the touring production of the popular show.

Federal Government

The federal government had 25,566
information-security incidents in 2013

The federal government had 25,566 <br>information-security incidents in 2013<br>

FEDERAL EYE | That is more than double the number of problems reported in 2009.

Discussions

What to Watch: Some of your favorites didn’t get Emmy nods. Stop complaining.

What to Watch: Some of your favorites didn’t get Emmy nods. Stop complaining.

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Hank Stuever discussed the Emmy nominations and what’s coming in the fall TV season.

Business

A bank that fits in the palm of your hand

A bank that fits in the palm of your hand

Smartphone start-ups like Moven, Simple skip the tellers for a purely digital experience.

Diversions