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Spencer S. Hsu
Forensic hair matches were overstated in many cases heard before 2000, including those of 32 defendants sentenced to death, the FBI and the Justice Department acknowledged after a review.
Donna St. George and Brigid Schulte
Long before a Maryland couple clashed with authorities over their kids’ walk home alone from a park, other parents were asking: When are kids really at risk?
Police chief William Drake, with Mount Rainier on horizon. (Chikwendiu/Post)
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Mount Rainier simmers near Orting, Wash., but it was Gerry Pickens’s arrival — and disputed termination — that disrupted Orting’s balance.
The station is part of a long-range plan to increase train frequency and boost capacity in Northern Virginia.
WEATHER GANG | We’ll stay dry for the better part of the day. But a heavy soaking is likely tonight.
The troubadour of the elementary-school circuit is celebrating 40 years of performing for school children.
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
The veteran center scores goals, defends, wins faceoffs — and is the author of a children’s book.
Family and friends gather at the funeral. (Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)
DeNeen L. Brown
Hundreds gather to remember the seven children and their father who died in their sleep of carbon monoxide poisoning in Princess Anne, Md.
Is deeming someone dateable with a flick of a finger empowering or terrible for singles?
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Coach Wittman scrambled his gameplan and Paul Pierce backed up his trash talk for a 93-86 victory.
Karla L. Miller
@WORK ADVICE | A younger colleague’s verbal tic could harm her prospects. What to do?
COLUMN | A squirrel chilling out at the National Zoo gets its moment in the sun.
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That would be enough to make the romance of these men remarkable. But there's one more twist.
Their bromance has hit a rocky patch amid jockeying for leadership roles following Harry Reid’s retirement.
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Two decades after the bombing of a federal building that killed 168, loved ones of victims work to find peace.
Humor has a place in hospitals, even if it’s dark or derogatory — as long as it isn’t cruel.
WONKBLOG | Many preferences we attribute to them may ultimately have more to do with where they live.
Gyrocopter pilot arrives home in Florida
South Korea police, protesters clash over ferry disaster
Denver teacher's third grade assignment goes viral
More migrants arrive on Italian shores
Iran's Rouhani: Tehran's military strategy aims for peace
Armed man shot near St. Louis after charging at officers
NHL player Jarret Stoll arrested for drug possession
Australia arrests 5 teens for alleged terror attack
Dozens killed in Afghanistan suicide attack
Canadian diplomat's son charged with murder in Fla.
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The senator was both deliberate and seemingly at-ease in his first campaign trip since announcing.
Her uber-privileged food stamp challenge obscures the many obstacles low income people face.
COLUMN | The gyrocopter pilot is just part of a wave of homegrown, daffy activists descending on D.C.
“It’s an unfortunate event for sure,” James said.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 200-year-old house was built by descendants of the city’s founders.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | While the getting’s good, do good things with spring’s funky early-bird vegetable.
FEDERAL EYE | Free program aims to fill the void in training opportunities available at many agencies.
The agency says it wants input on whether it needs to do more to ensure that remedies are safe and effective.
The Fox Business Network anchor on her “money honey” moniker, her weekly date with her mom and more.
Washington-based New Enterprise Associates raised $2.8 billion in a sign that start-up funding is back on track.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | The commercial of yesteryear recently surfaced on Reddit. It’s hilarious, and insightful.
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