Kerry lands in Israel in pursuit of cease-fire

The secretary of state planned to see Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Abbas and other key players.

Israel revives punitive home demolitions in West Bank

To deter Hamas, the military plans to destroy the homes of Palestinians accused of violence — displacing families in the process.

Appeals courts split on health-law subsidies

Two federal appellate courts handed down contradictory rulings on the legality of a provision of the law that provides insurance subsidies to millions.

A handout released says it shows a flight path. (U.S. Intelligence Community)

U.S. releases intelligence on Flight 17

Officials describe the sensitive information, ranging from satellite images to social media analysis, as evidence that Moscow trained and equipped rebels in Ukraine responsible for the downed jet.

Local News

The D.C. area is the worst region
in the nation for late mail delivery

The D.C. area is the worst region <br>in the nation for late mail delivery

Mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time, raising concerns about worker safety.

It’s a ‘classic summer day’: Miserably hot and humid with a chance of storms

It’s a ‘classic summer day’: Miserably hot and humid with a chance of storms<br>

WEATHER GANG | But skies may clear by tomorrow night and Friday could bring relief from the heat.

Beretta blames Md. gun laws as it decides to move gun-factory jobs

Beretta blames Md. gun laws as it decides to move gun-factory jobs

The decision by the gunmaker will cost about 160 jobs in southern Prince George’s County.

Ryan Zimmerman leaves with a leg injury as Nats rally to top Rockies

Ryan Zimmerman leaves with a leg injury as Nats rally to top Rockies<br>

Adam LaRoche hits a key 3-run blast; Zimmerman will get an MRI for an apparent hamstring strain.

**HANDOUT IMAGE, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO TRADE, NO SALE** HANDOUT IMAGE: A SWAT team waited for the signal from the undercover officer before moving in to arrest the five men, a scene from that arrest is seen here in this undated handout image. (Obtained by The Washington Post)

A SWAT team about to arrest five men. (D.C. police)

To stem robberies, D.C. mimics
FBI tactics on would-be terrorists

Defense lawyers worry that police are talking possible future armed robbers into committing crimes, then nabbing them in controversial, high-risk stings.

More Top Stories

Perdue wins GOP Senate runoff in down-to-the-wire race in Georgia

Perdue wins GOP Senate runoff in down-to-the-wire race in Georgia

The former Dollar General CEO will face Michelle Nunn in a what’s expected to be a tight battle.

Whether or not climate change is real, these maggots in her basement are

Whether or not climate change is real, these maggots in her basement are

The effects of climate change are creeping into Chicago’s low-income neighborhoods.

RFK Jr. and the autism-vaccine claim

RFK Jr. and the autism-vaccine claim

The activist has mounted a campaign arguing the dangers of vaccines. But what has it cost him?

I’m a mom. With cancer. Now what?

I’m a mom. With cancer. Now what?

A Post editor explores the joy and stress of simultaneously handling a major medical issue and a toddler.

Local Columnists

An ‘act of God’ affected their homes. But it brought a community together.

An ‘act of God’ affected their homes. But it brought a community together.

COLUMN | Compassion and acts of kindness are flowing in Piscataway Hills following a natural disaster.

Sports

Ryan Zimmerman leaves with a leg injury as Nats rally to top Rockies

Ryan Zimmerman leaves with a leg injury as Nats rally to top Rockies<br>

Adam LaRoche hits a key 3-run blast; Zimmerman will get an MRI for an apparent hamstring strain.

Real Estate

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Real estate agents have differing views on whether to wait until fall or take the plunge now.

Lifestyle

The lonely lot of the anti-pot crusader

The lonely lot of the anti-pot crusader

Opponents of marijuana find themselves in a lopsided battle.

Arts

U.S. premiere of ‘The Veil’ from Quotidian Theatre

U.S. premiere of ‘The Veil’ from Quotidian Theatre

With solid acting, the staging of Conor McPherson’s play can stand against any BBC America miniseries.

Federal Government

Wait, Lois Lerner’s missing e-mails may still be available?

FEDERAL EYE | House Republicans said they have evidence that Lerner’s hard drive was only “scratched” and that her e-mails may still be available on backup tapes. The IRS chief is set to testify Wednesday.

Technology

Why users are confessing their thoughts on anonymous apps like Secret

Why users are confessing their thoughts on anonymous apps like Secret

People are posting their confessions on a new app called Secret, created by a Silicon Valley start-up that last week collected $25 million in funding.

Business

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting to get his job back

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting to get his job back

ON LEADERSHIP | An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a northeast grocery chain is rallying to prompt the return of a former executive.

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