Police didn’t have access to video in Navy Yard attack

A private security guard locked himself in the surveillance room, blocking access to D.C. police trying to track shooter Aaron Alexis, according to an internal report.

CDC closes labs after mishandling pathogens

Government facilities in Ga. improperly sent anthrax, botulism bacteria and deadly bird flu virus to other labs five times in the past decade, officials said.

How 160,000 conversations led to our latest NSA story

DEBRIEF | Post reporters sorted through NSA-intercepted e-mails and photos, leading to legal and ethical dilemmas.

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For James, there’s no place like home

ANALYSIS | In leaving Miami, LeBron James is taking his family, two championship rings and a greater understanding that winning in some places will be more valuable than others.

Local News

Virginia will kick in $65 million more for Columbia Pike streetcar project

Virginia will kick in $65 million more for Columbia Pike streetcar project

The increase means Arlington and Fairfax can build the controversial system without federal funds.

In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, over three dozen are downgraded

In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, over three dozen are downgraded

Fragility in the higher education market leads rating agency to issue cautions on many colleges.

Weather Service walks back claim about summer return of polar vortex

Weather Service walks back claim about summer return of polar vortex

WEATHER GANG | Chilly weather is headed toward the eastern U.S., but it’s not from the polar vortex.

My abusive ex-boyfriend could be at my friend’s wedding. Should I skip it?

My abusive ex-boyfriend could be at my friend’s wedding. Should I skip it? <br>

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Advice for life based on the experiences of someone who has been there.

8 things to do this weekend

8 things to do this weekend

Pack a picnic to watch the World Cup finals on a big screen or catch an offbeat show at Capital Fringe.

More Top Stories

Judge says GOP ‘made a mockery’ of Florida’s redistricting process

Judge says GOP ‘made a mockery’ of Florida’s redistricting process

WONKBLOG | The ruling means that at least two of the state’s districts will need to be redrawn.

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’:
An evolved summer blockbuster

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’: <br>An evolved summer blockbuster

REVIEW | The sci-fi sequel works as both an action-adventure film and an allegory of human nature.

No, Spielberg didn’t kill a dinosaur.
The Internet is just that idiotic.

No, Spielberg didn’t kill a dinosaur. <br> The Internet is just that idiotic.

THE INTERSECT | People are outraged over the director's “slaughter” of the “majestic animal.”

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

Fancy Stats: Expect Cavaliers to pick up where Heat left off

Fancy Stats: Expect Cavaliers to pick up where Heat left off

Is the upside and youth found in Cleveland better than the proven roster Miami was able to offer with the Big Three intact?

Real Estate

House of the Week | Queen Anne Victorian in NW DC for $4.25M

House of the Week | Queen Anne Victorian in NW DC for $4.25M

The 1890s home called Glen Hurst was one of the original houses constructed by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Co.

Going Out Guide

8 things to do this weekend

8 things to do this weekend

Pack a picnic to watch the World Cup finals on a big screen or catch an offbeat show at Capital Fringe.

Lifestyle

Modeling-agency pioneer crafted
the definition of American beauty

Modeling-agency pioneer crafted <br>the definition of American beauty

APPRECIATION | The co-founder of Ford Models turned modeling into a lucrative profession for women.

Arts

A multitasker in art and life

A multitasker in art and life

Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.

Federal Government

House examines ‘viability’ of federal executives

House examines ‘viability’ of federal executives

FEDERAL EYE | SES members might not have known there was a question about the ability of their workforce to continue, but that’s an inference that can be drawn by the title of the hearing: “The Viability of the Senior Executive Service.“

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.

Diversions