Ex-Va. governor reveals details of failing marriage

In his second day on the stand, Robert McDonnell testifies that he was blindsided by gifts and loans to his wife.

U.S.: Militant threat ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left the door open to expanded U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Rand Paul at an eye clinic in Guatemala. (Michael S. Williamson/Post)

An eye doctor with 2016 vision

Rand Paul is the junior Republican senator from Kentucky. He’s also an ophthalmologist, and he took an entourage to Guatemala, revealing possible White House aspirations along the way.

Local News

Go-go club licenses a no-go for some
in Prince George’s Co.; battle rages on

Go-go club licenses a no-go for some <br>in Prince George’s Co.; battle rages on

Despite lawsuit loss, businessmen vow to fight a law that bars felons from having go-go club licenses.

‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time

‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time<br>

COLUMN | Ex-governor McDonnell used his wife as a campaign prop. What he’s doing now is worse.

Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

Police say he paid $1,000 to a 220-pound tree-removal guy named Bunny to force the renters out.

Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

Denard Span scores on a throwing error in the ninth inning, giving the Nats a win over the Diamondbacks.

It was the year of the panda — and
154 other babies at the National Zoo

It was the year of the panda — and <br>154 other babies at the National Zoo

Bao Bao is among the many critters born in the past year. But she might not even be the cutest.

Metro busker won’t be silenced;
judge rules show can go on for now

Metro busker won’t be silenced; <br>judge rules show can go on for now

Musician Alex Young sued to challenge the transit authority’s ban on performing for tips near stations.

D.C. mayor, Mills’s family condemn firefighters’ punishment as too lenient

D.C. mayor, Mills’s family condemn firefighters’ punishment as too lenient

Medric “Cecil” Mills Jr. died after he collapsed outside a fire station and his pleas for help were ignored.

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After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

“Making concessions would put all Americans overseas at greater risk,” the State Department said.

Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

Militants, hailing the leaders as martyrs, respond with rocket fire in the sixth week of fighting.

Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

ON PARENTING | Adults often think tweens need protection, but age 11 is when brains start rewiring.

Local Columnists

Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.

Sports

Nats make it 10 straight

<b></b>Nats make it 10 straight

Another day, another walk-off as Span comes home with winner on throwing error in ninth to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0.

Real Estate

Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.

Lifestyle

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

Two Post staffers -- one who never misses a beat, the other who is lightning on her feet -- debate the latest from Taylor Swift.

Arts

‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

National

GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

FEDERAL EYE | The Obama administration violated its requirement to notify Congress and used unauthorized funds for the prisoner swap, according to an official review.

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