Congress rolls back a post-9/11 spy program

The USA Freedom Act, which Obama signed into law Tuesday, will end the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data after a six-month transition period.

Obama’s trade deal splits his party along economic lines

The tension reflects mounting anxiety among Democrats over the nation’s widening income gap.

Saudi King Salman in May. (Getty)

How Saudi Arabia’s 79-year-old King Salman is shaking up the Middle East

The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weakening support from the U.S.

    Local News

    Two dead in rowhouse fire near Dupont Circle in Northwest D.C.

    Two dead in rowhouse fire near Dupont Circle in Northwest D.C.

    The two-alarm fire broke out at a rowhouse around 2:30 a.m. Five others were injured.

    Police: Man killed in Arlington first struck officer in face with metal pole

    Police: Man killed in Arlington first struck officer in face with metal pole

    Police said the officer accidentally hit his partner with a Taser before he shot and killed Alfredo Rials-Torres.

    ‘Veep’ and ‘House of Cards’ may abandon Maryland and head west

    ‘Veep’ and ‘House of Cards’ may abandon Maryland and head west

    A California tax credit aims to lure television production companies back to the Los Angeles area.

    Former news anchor Kathleen Matthews announces bid for Congress

    Former news anchor Kathleen Matthews announces bid for Congress

    The wife of “Hardball” host Chris Matthews is seeking to succeed Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland.

    Md. man’s fire-gutted home burns again — the day he moved back in

    Md. man’s fire-gutted home burns again — the day he moved back in

    Montgomery officials don’t know if the two fires are related, or if the man just has unbelievably bad luck.

    How am I going to care for a parent whose emotional life is unimaginable?

    How am I going to care for a parent whose emotional life is unimaginable?

    COLUMN | Ever since Mom died, Dad has been filling the silence in his house with CNN.

    Could the Redskins learn from the Nationals’ game-day experience?

    Could the Redskins learn from the Nationals’ game-day experience?

    COLUMN | The Nats seem to have a reputation for offering a more enjoyable game-day experience.

    Morning Mix

    Stories from all over

    Muckraking journalist Andrew Jennings. (Reuters)

    Muckraking journalist Andrew Jennings. (Reuters)

    How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal

    “These scum have stolen the peoples’ sport,” he says. “So, yes, it’s nice to see the fear on their faces.”

    Meet the freshman congressman who is pushing for federal employee raises

    Meet the freshman congressman who is pushing for federal employee raises

    Rep. Don Beyer, who comes from a long line to federal workers, wants to provide them paid parental leave.

    There’s a lot that goes into the
    design of a DC Brau beer can

    There’s a lot that goes into the <br>design of a DC Brau beer can

    EXPRESS | With a new brew on the way, we took a look at how the brewery’s cans were born.

    More Top Stories

    Interpol issues ‘red notices’ for
    six people tied to FIFA scandal

    Interpol issues ‘red notices’ for <br>six people tied to FIFA scandal

    The move comes one day after FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced his retirement.

    Falling behind in polls, Jeb Bush sharpens attacks on 2016 GOP rivals

    Falling behind in polls, Jeb Bush sharpens attacks on 2016 GOP rivals

    He mostly had avoided sparring with GOP contenders, but that strategy changed at a Fla. economic forum.

    6.4 million may lose health subsidies if Supreme Court backs challengers

    6.4 million may lose health subsidies if Supreme Court backs challengers

    Many live in states like Florida and Texas, which are led by Republican officials who oppose Obamacare.

    The controversy after Caitlyn Jenner was named an ESPY award recipient

    The controversy after Caitlyn Jenner was named an ESPY award recipient

    On social media, some people were outraged ESPN chose Jenner instead of veteran Noah Galloway.

    How much money ‘1 percenters’ make in 25 countries around the world

    How much money ‘1 percenters’ make in 25 countries around the world

    WONKBLOG | The surprising differences in what “rich” looks like in different countries.

    A map of which country each state would be, based on its economic heft

    A map of which country each state would be, based on its economic heft

    WONKBLOG | California’s economy is as big as Brazil’s. Here’s what countries line up with other states.

    (Staff and wire photos)

    The foundation woos the world’s most powerful to help the powerless, but what makes it work for Bill Clinton has proved troublesome for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

    Politics

    Can we please stop acting like campaign finance is a major voting issue?

    Can we please stop acting like campaign finance is a major voting issue?

    THE FIX | Outside of committed campaign finance reform advocates -- a single-digit percentage of the overall population -- getting big money out of politics simply isn’t a voting priority.

    Real Estate

    In Chelsea Heights, townhomes in the shadow of a historical country estate

    In Chelsea Heights, townhomes in the shadow of a historical country estate

    BUYING NEW | Silver Spring community will have 63 units, and you can even buy the landmark house.

    Federal Government

    Meet the freshman congressman who is pushing for federal employee raises

    Meet the freshman congressman who is pushing for federal employee raises

    FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Don Beyer, who comes from a long line to federal workers, wants to provide them paid parental leave.

    National

    Investigators: Was Amtrak engineer using cellphone when train crashed?

    Investigators: Was Amtrak engineer using cellphone when train crashed?

    His lawyer says no, but the NTSB is examining usage records in the crash that killed eight and injured 200.

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