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Rama Lakshmi and Annie Gowen
Three days after the quake killed more than 4,200 and engulfed Mount Everest’s base camp in an avalanche, the scope of the devastation is becoming clearer.
If the Supreme Court, which will begin hearing arguments Tuesday, rules against gay couples’ constitutional right to get married, advocates say it will be a legal and political “mess.”
Police officers carry an injured comrade. (AFP/Getty Images)
Hamil R. Harris and Peter Hermann
The new confrontations occur as rival gangs are said to have entered into a partnership to “take out” law enforcement.
The news came less than two weeks after officials said that signs “looked good” for a mid-2018 opening.
Surveillance video shows the victim falling down on the escalator after the alleged altercation on Friday.
The pope will canonize missionary Junipero Serra on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine.
Keith L. Alexander
The crime lab has a month to correct findings of inadequate procedures and poorly trained employees.
A Bethesda tattoo artist and his fiancee were in the capital city for an international convention.
Trainer Barry Hunter breaks down Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s signature boxing styles.
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The lawsuit sought more than $40 million in damages as the historic women’s college prepares to close.
Yoga and Taekwondo classes and a funk music festival tops this week’s picks for free events.
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The battlefield shifts may force the United States to refocus its Middle East efforts on the unresolved war.
Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.
The company handily beat Wall Street expectations for profits, largely on red-hot sales of the iPhone.
FACT CHECKER | The prospective 2016 GOP candidate keeps saying this, but she needs more research.
Daniel W. Drezner
A top Iranian figure thinks that the Saudi government is about to crack. Is he right?
THE FIX | Looks do matter in politics. Remember a certain actor turned president named Reagan?
At the end of the day, these reality TV stars are just a family. And they’re a lot like you.
U.S. families worry about loved ones in Nepal
Protesters destroy police car in Baltimore
Rescue operations continue on Mount Everest after earthquake
Boston bomber’s defense argues against death penalty
Loretta Lynch sworn in as attorney general
The gay marriage debate at the Supreme Court, explained
Storm kills at least 45 in Pakistan
U.K. economy is election battleground
Drone video shows devastation in Nepal
Colorado theater shooting trial to start
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The former Maryland governor will be in London and Dublin this week.
Mark Leon Goldberg
To understand the violence engulfing the city, come to the blighted Sandtown-Winchester.
The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.
Besides helping the environment, they keep houses cool and reduce airborne pollutants.
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$20 DINER | Who cares what Michael Pollan thinks? Sometimes we just want to eat tasty things.
FEDERAL EYE | The sprawling department touts the success of a one-year-old initiative to integrate its diverse components.
“It is impossible to conceive of a greater breach of trust in our society,” a British judge told Andrew Hutchinson.
Charlie Hebdo: As ‘PEN Award 6’ withdraw from May event, a post-massacre legacy is still being drawn.
Three NSO position players get a solo turn — and a chance to assert different, strong personalities.
The massively popular kids’ game and teaching tool only let players explore and create as a boy.
As the cable bundle begins to break, lawsuits fly.
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