ISIS claims first deadly bombing in Afghanistan

At least 33 people were killed and more than 100 injured in what marked the first time the group has claimed to be behind an assault in the country.

In the Granite State, a crucial test waits for Jeb Bush

His father’s and brother’s experiences in New Hampshire offer cautionary tales
— and ways to win.

Shelley Belgard, Bill Ott had a commitment ceremony in '12. (McClain/Post)

Lessons in life and love: What years
as a weddings reporter taught me

The Post’s On Love reporter says there are two top rules in marriage: Be there — really there — and practice acceptance.

    Local News

    ‘Handicapped Heaven’ defies D.C.’s attempts to stamp out parking fraud

    ‘Handicapped Heaven’ defies D.C.’s  attempts to stamp out parking fraud

    The city’s efforts against parking cheaters offer a long lesson in how not to fix a common urban problem.

    Wizards take back Game 1 from Raptors in 93-86 overtime win

    Wizards take back Game 1 from Raptors in 93-86 overtime win

    POSTGAME ANALYSIS | The Wizards lost a fourth-quarter lead but outscored Toronto in overtime.

    Nationals come up short vs. Phillies

    Nationals come up short vs. Phillies

    Bryce Harper’s mammoth homer isn’t enough as Phillies end a six-game slide with a 5-3 victory.

    Arlington police: Woman found dead in home appears to have been slain

    Arlington police: Woman found dead in home appears to have been slain

    Officials declined to release many details, including how the woman, who had two small children, died.

    Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66 inside Beltway

    Fight brewing over proposal to add rush-hour tolls on I-66 inside Beltway

    Members of Congress urge Virginia to try other tactics to ease crowding, like more HOV enforcement.

    Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

    Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The
    200-year-old house was built by descendants of the city’s founders.

    Do opposites really attract?

    Do opposites really attract?

    DATE LAB | She’s an avid reader and a foreign-film devotee. He’s more likely to watch or play sports.

    6 things about Metro’s 7000 series railcars that could change behavior

    6 things about Metro’s 7000 series railcars that could change behavior

    Blue Line riders were the first to experience brighter cars, more room to move and better signs.

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    All politics are local? Think again.

    All politics are local? Think again.

    THE TAKE | How “negative partisanship” shapes the outcomes in House and Senate elections.

    This woman found her birth mother
    in an unlikely location: her office

    This woman found her birth mother <br>in an unlikely location: her office

    They had been acquainted with each other for years, just not as mother and daughter.

    Race creeps into debate over stalled confirmation for Loretta Lynch

    Race creeps into debate over stalled confirmation for Loretta Lynch

    Activists see racial overtones in the delay on the first black female nominee for attorney general.

    Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

    Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

    The physicians said it is “unacceptable” for the doctor and TV host to hold positions at the school.

    Politics

    Rubio’s trail journey begins with a New Hampshire swing

    Rubio’s trail journey begins with a New Hampshire swing

    The senator was both deliberate and seemingly at-ease in his first campaign trip since announcing.

    Real Estate

    Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

    Alexandria’s historic Mount Ida has ties back to the founding of the city

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The
    200-year-old house was built by descendants of the city’s founders.

    National

    Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

    Dr. Oz responds after doctors call for his firing from Columbia University

    The physicians said it is “unacceptable” for the doctor and TV host to hold positions at the school.

    Technology

    Verizon breaks up TV bundle, offers choices

    Verizon breaks up TV bundle, offers choices

    In the basic plan, which will cost $54 per month, customers will get 35 basic channels including all local broadcast networks, CNN, HGTV, AMC, the Food Network and other channels.

    Business

    Credit is a powerful tool for American families

    Credit is a powerful tool for American families

    The credit conundrum: Is consumer credit good or evil? Two academics make the case for plastic.

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