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 that have rapidly spread to several other states considering similar measures.

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

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?”

Mother pleads guilty to abuse of
9-year-old son with cerebral palsy

Mother pleads guilty to abuse of <br>9-year-old son with cerebral palsy

Betty T. Threatt faces nine years for scalding, binding, starving and locking up the boy for days.

D.C. Council member calls for ban
on city-funded trips to Indiana

D.C. Council member calls for  ban <br>on city-funded trips to Indiana

The move comes in response to Indiana’s recently signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Md. man sentenced to 18 months
after exposing two women to HIV

Md. man sentenced to 18 months <br>after exposing two women to HIV

A Montgomery County judge also told Daniel Cleaves, 28, that he can no longer have unprotected sex.

NCAA  TOURNAMENT   ELITE EIGHT

Maryland outlasts Tennessee; will face UConn in Final Four on Saturday

Maryland outlasts Tennessee; will face UConn in Final Four on Saturday

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

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.

A growing revolt: More borrowers
are refusing to pay back student loans

A growing revolt: More borrowers <br> are refusing to pay back student loans

GET THERE | The dicey move jeopardizes their financial future, but it has drawn government attention.

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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.

Dozens killed in airstrike
at refu­gee camp in Yemen

Dozens killed in airstrike <br> at refu­gee camp in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition did not confirm that it hit the camp as part of attacks on the Houthi insurgents.

Real Estate

$1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

$1 million condos proposed for D.C.’s Truxton Circle

The pricey development is unusual for the neighborhood, which has a median sales price of $645,000.

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. For those over 50, it’s worse.

WONKBLOG | New data from AARP shows that older workers stay unemployed longer, and their new jobs pay less.

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