Gunman in Texas subject of 2010 terror probe

Investigators searched Elton Simpson’s Phoenix apartment after authorities said he and a second man opened fire late Sunday in Texas outside an event featuring cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Meet the Texas contest’s incendiary organizer

Pamela Geller recently sponsored an anti-Muslim ad campaign.

President Bill Clinton and Frank Giustra in Haiti iin 2014. (Getty Images)

The Clintons, a luxury jet and their $100 million donor from Canada

As Hillary Clinton runs for president, her husband’s friendship with a mining magnate faces scrutiny.

Local News

Legal process for Baltimore police is expected to be lengthy, complex

Legal process for Baltimore police is expected to be lengthy, complex

The process could easily stretch more than a year, and a trial might not even take place in the same city.

What the riots and protests could mean for Baltimore’s economy

What the riots and protests could mean for Baltimore’s economy

The city has the reserves to weather short-term effects, but the unrest could have a longer-term impact.

Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

Drivers caught speeding will receive a warning during a 30-day trial period. After that, it’s ticket time.

Ben Carson finds out his mother is dying hours before announcement

Ben Carson finds out his mother is dying hours before announcement

The Republican will still announce his candidacy on Monday, but has canceled his first campaign rally.

Highs in the 80s most days this week as spring surrenders to summer

Highs in the 80s most days this week  as spring surrenders to summer

WEATHER GANG | After a chilly spring, we have a chance to see 80-plus each day this week.

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.

Meet the pastry chef who does a little political consulting on the side

Meet the pastry chef who does a little political consulting on the side

Oris Marla Romash a seasoned political consultant who does a little baking on the side?

Morning Mix

Stories from all over

A private South African game reserve. (Getty Images)

A private South African game reserve. (Getty Images)

Bleak study sees ‘empty landscape’ as large herbivores vanish

Elephants, hippos, rhinos and gorillas are vanishing from the globe at a startling rate.

SPOTLIGHT EDITORS’ PICK

theft illo

Small items are vulnerable. (Washington Post illustration)

How show houses keep would-be thieves on the straight and narrow

Stealing can be a problem at open houses and show homes, but tricks can thwart sticky-fingered visitors.

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Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

A group of soldiers described firing artillery at random houses in Gaza and shooting at innocent civilians.

Former CEO Carly Fiorina joins
2016 race for the White House

Former CEO Carly Fiorina joins <br> 2016 race for the White House

With a tweet early Monday, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO launched a presidential campaign.

Britain’s new princess has a name: Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain’s new princess has a name: Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kensington Palace on Monday announced the name of the new royal baby born on Saturday.

**MANDATORY CREDIT. FOR USE ONLY WITH REPORTING ON THE 2015 AUDUBON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS** HANDOUT PHOTO: Professional Honorable Mention in the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards, Sandhill Cranes. (Photo by Jason Savage/Audubon Photography Awards)

(Photo by Jason Savage / Audubon Photography Awards)

The Audubon’s 2015 photography contest awards

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR LONGINES - Johnny Weir walks the Kentucky Derby Red Carpet, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Longines, the Swiss watchmaker known for its elegant timepieces, is the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the 141st annual Kentucky Derby. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Longines/AP Images)

(Diane Bondareff / Invision For Longines)

Johnny Weir and other extravagant Kentucky Derby hats

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

McDonald’s knows you don’t eat there anymore, and it has a plan to win you back

McDonald’s knows you don’t eat there anymore, and it has a plan to win you back

The world’s biggest burger chain hopes to end its sales slump with a massive turnaround plan, and no cost or burger is safe.

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