Ind. to ‘clarify’ new law decried as anti-gay

GOP lawmakers promised to amend a religious freedom bill that critics have labeled as anti-gay, bowing to protests.

Poll: Majority of Americans back nuclear deal with Iran

According to a new Post-ABC poll, 59 percent of Americans support a deal but they aren’t confident it will prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

The scene of the shooting that left one dead. (Washington Post staff/AP)

A fatal wrong turn suspected at NSA

What first looked like an attempt to breach security now appears to have been a wrong turn by two men who police believe stole a vehicle and perhaps didn’t stop because they had drugs inside.

Local News

Police lock down Fairfax hospital
after prisoner with gun escapes

Police lock down Fairfax hospital <br>after prisoner with gun escapes

Wossen Assaye was held on bank robbery charges, and police say he took a gun from a guard.

Md. woman who killed alleged abuser can’t escape clutches of felony past

Md. woman who killed alleged abuser can’t escape clutches of felony past

Stymied by employers wary of her record, Shari L. Thomas wonders: “When is enough enough?”

Bowser wants affordable housing and amenities created by partnerships

Bowser wants affordable housing and amenities created by partnerships

The D.C. mayor hopes to redevelop six city-owned properties with help from outsiders and community input.

Mostly sunny and warm today, but cooler tonight with rain likely

Mostly sunny and warm today, but cooler tonight with rain likely

WEATHER GANG | Today we manage seasonally warm conditions with highs in the 60s.

Study’s bottom line: Working moms need to stop beating themselves up

Study’s bottom line: Working moms need to stop beating themselves up

COLUMN | We have, at long last, scientific proof that more of mom isn’t necessarily better.

NCAA  TOURNAMENT

Maryland outlasts Tennessee; will
face UConn in semifinals on Sunday

Maryland outlasts Tennessee; will <br>face UConn in semifinals on Sunday

The Terps claimed the final spot in the women’s semifinals with a 58-48 victory over the Volunteers.

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Yemen rebels push offensive to last government stronghold, killing dozens

Yemen rebels push offensive to last government stronghold, killing dozens

The deaths came a day after an airstrike killed dozens at a camp for refugees in northern Yemen.

Spokesman found dead weeks after Missouri state auditor’s suicide

Spokesman found dead weeks after Missouri state auditor’s suicide

Spence Jackson had been outspoken about an “anti-Semitic” whisper campaign against his boss.

Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for suicidal tendencies, officials say

Co-pilot of doomed plane was treated for suicidal tendencies, officials say

Privacy laws may have prevented doctors from circulating concerns about Andreas Lubitz more widely.

Obama promised an era of openness, but journalists say it’s the opposite

Obama promised an era of openness, but journalists say it’s the opposite

Reporters often encounter closed doors when seeking data and interviews from the administration.

Federal Government

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

IN THE LOOP | The fears of the merely wealthy, eager for postings at U.S. embassies, may be unfounded.

National

Flossing, selfies, romantic encounters:
Driving distractions, by the numbers

Flossing, selfies, romantic encounters: <br>Driving distractions, by the numbers

Distracted-driving awareness month brings a slew of surveys and polls with some surprising results.

Business

Losing a job is terrible.
For those over 50, it’s worse.

Losing a job is terrible. <br>For those over 50, it’s worse.

WONKBLOG | WONKBLOG | Data from AARP show older workers stay unemployed longer, and their new jobs pay less.

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