With little choice, O’Malley defends Baltimore tenure

As Martin O’Malley prepares to announce a bid for the Democratic ticket, the former Baltimore mayor appears to be embracing his record and faces critics of his “zero-tolerance” policing policies.

A grim take on the CIA’s analysis of the Arab Spring

In a new book, former deputy director Michael Morell says the agency provided policymakers with assessments that underestimated al-Qaeda.

Everest’s avalanche, through the climbers’ eyes

When Everest shook: One minute of terror, hours of panic, days of anxiety

Hundreds of climbers and their guides were thrust into the deadliest disaster to occur on the world’s highest peak.

Local News

Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen go head-t0-head at Rockville forum

Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen go head-t0-head at Rockville forum

The House members debated personal stories and effectiveness, hoping for the Senate nomination.

Ben Carson confirms he will make his presidential bid official on Monday

Ben Carson confirms he will make his presidential bid official on Monday

The former Johns Hopkins surgeon and conservative hero tells a Florida TV station that he is all in.

Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis basks in a double dose of playoff glory

Washington sports mogul Ted Leonsis basks in a double dose of playoff glory

The owner of the Wizards and Capitals has them in the second round together for the first time.

Another day, another 1-0 win for the Nationals against the Mets

Another day, another 1-0 win for the Nationals against the Mets

The lack of hitting is concerning, but Doug Fister and the bullpen make one run stand up in New York.

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop
star at Georgetown University

The (almost) secret life of a K-pop <br>star at Georgetown University

His folks want him to get a B.A. His fans want more albums. Can Roy Kim please everyone? And himself?

Wizards withstand Wall, Beal injury scares and steal Game 1 in Atlanta

Wizards withstand Wall, Beal injury scares and steal Game 1 in Atlanta

Both of Washington’s stars were hurt but returned, and the Wizards rallied from 12 down to win 104-98.

Living is fine art in this penthouse

Living is fine art in this penthouse

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Georgetown condo features a sculptural marble staircase.

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A grim take on the CIA’s analysis of the Arab Spring

A grim take on the CIA’s analysis of the Arab Spring

In a new book, former deputy director Michael Morell says the agency provided policymakers with assessments that underestimated al-Qaeda.

The big question for 2016: Is Hillary honest enough to be president?

The big question for 2016: Is Hillary honest enough to be president?

THE FIX | That question sits at the heart of a campaign on which billions of dollars will be spent.

Why you should do more stuff alone

Why you should do more stuff alone

WONKBLOG | We’re all leaving a lot of happiness on the table by staying home when we’re by ourselves.

Do you have a piece of paper? Use it to get smart about your money.

Do you have a piece of paper? Use it to get smart about your money.

COLOR OF MONEY | To fix your finances, author Carl Richards suggests writing down what matters.

Federal Government

GOP targets federal workers, again

GOP targets federal workers, again

FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.

National

Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain is full of dog poop and it stinks

Aspen’s Smuggler Mountain is full of dog poop and it stinks

Colorado rangers have had to mark off 50 more piles a month after cleaning up 600 pounds, according to Pitkin County Open Space and Trails.

Business

The site hopes to change how you shop

The site hopes to change how you shop

By using real-time pricing and encouraging bundled orders, a new e-commerce site could be the next big thing in shopping.

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