Crews struggle to reach remote villages of Nepal

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.

Gay marriage ruling could have explosive effect

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)

  • Police officers carry an injured comrade.
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  • A man throws an object at officers.
  • (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
  • People run from tear gas.
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  • A police car is engulfed in flames.
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  • Officers take position near protesters.
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  • Youths throw rocks at police.
  • (Reuters)
  • A police vehicle drives down an alley.
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  • Officers arrest a man.
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  • A person throws rocks at police.
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Protesters, police clash in Baltimore; at least seven officers are injured

The new confrontations occur as rival gangs are said to have entered into a partnership to “take out” law enforcement.

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Silver Line $200 million over budget; next phase may not open until 2020

Silver Line $200 million over budget; next phase may not open until 2020

The news came less than two weeks after officials said that signs “looked good” for a mid-2018 opening.

Man, 69, punched in the face on a Metro escalator at Eastern Market

Man, 69, punched in the face on a Metro escalator at Eastern Market

Surveillance video shows the victim falling down on the escalator after the alleged altercation on Friday.

Pope Francis will celebrate outdoor Mass at Catholic University in D.C.

Pope Francis will celebrate outdoor Mass at Catholic University in D.C.

The pope will canonize missionary Junipero Serra on the steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine.

National accreditation board suspends all DNA testing at D.C. lab

National accreditation board suspends all DNA testing at D.C. lab

The crime lab has a month to correct findings of inadequate procedures and poorly trained employees.

‘Keep calling, keep calling’: Frantic parents try reaching kids in Nepal

‘Keep calling, keep calling’: Frantic parents try reaching kids in Nepal

A Bethesda tattoo artist and his fiancee were in the capital city for an international convention.

Sweet Briar: Lawsuit is an attempt by professors to get a ‘financial windfall’

Sweet Briar: Lawsuit is an attempt by professors to get a ‘financial windfall’

The lawsuit sought more than $40 million in damages as the historic women’s college prepares to close.

5 free things to do this week

5 free things to do this week

Yoga and Taekwondo classes and a funk music festival tops this week’s picks for free events.

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Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

The battlefield shifts may force the United States to refocus its Middle East efforts on the unresolved war.

Financial arms race could drag out GOP’s 2016 primary season

Financial arms race could drag out GOP’s 2016 primary season

The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.

Apple’s amazing quarter: It raised prices and gained more customers

Apple’s amazing quarter: It raised prices and gained more customers

The company handily beat Wall Street expectations for profits, largely on red-hot sales of the iPhone.

Carly Fiorina claims not ‘a single regulation’ has ever been repealed

Carly Fiorina claims not ‘a single regulation’ has ever been repealed

FACT CHECKER | The prospective 2016 GOP candidate keeps saying this, but she needs more research.

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‘Truly shocking': Former nurse sentenced for sexually assaulting, raping patients

‘Truly shocking': Former nurse sentenced for sexually assaulting, raping patients

“It is impossible to conceive of a greater breach of trust in our society,” a British judge told Andrew Hutchinson.

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