Official: Co-pilot hid illness from his employer

Torn-up doctor’s notes, including at least one from the day of the crash, were found in Andreas Lubitz’s home, a German prosecutor said, adding to the suspicion that Lubitz had been undergoing psychological treatments over the years.

    Egypt poised to join Saudi-led offensive in Yemen

    Warships steamed toward the Yemeni coast as part of an Arab offensive against rebels seeking to take over the country.

    In a January accident, Reid suffered injuries that hurt his vision. (Reuters)

    Harry Reid won’t run for reelection

    Already a Republican target, the Senate minority leader was likely to face one of the more difficult elections of any incumbent in 2016.

    Local News

    ‘Don’t worry! I have signed up for parking lessons,’ says Norton

    ‘Don’t worry! I have signed up for parking lessons,’ says Norton

    The D.C. delegate to Congress explains her bad parking job caught on camera near the U.S. Capitol.

    Pair of Northern Va. office buildings plummet $126M in value since 2007

    Pair of Northern Va. office buildings plummet $126M in value since 2007

    DIGGER | They were hurt by the slowdown in federal spending and desire for more urban locations.

    Metro’s long-awaited new subway cars set for April 14 debut on the Blue Line

    Metro’s long-awaited new subway cars set for April 14 debut on the Blue Line

    The new high-tech cars will run as a single train and will dominate the fleet by the end of the decade.

    Hundreds of D.C. residents now have marijuana seeds. But can they grow it?

    Hundreds of D.C. residents now have marijuana seeds. But can they grow it?

    After a massive seed-sharing event, some watch online videos while others hope it grows like a weed.

    Audit: Maryland misallocated
    $28.4 million for health exchange

    Audit: Maryland misallocated <br>$28.4 million for health exchange

    The report says the state did not have adequate internal controls to ensure proper allocation costs.

    A damp Friday as winter returns

    A damp Friday as winter returns

    WEATHER GANG | It’s almost April, but we’re still talking about wind chills and snow flakes.

    How to make Arlington housing more affordable? Residents can weigh in.

    How to make Arlington housing more affordable? Residents can weigh in.

    A meeting Saturday will look at the results of a study in the county where home costs more than doubled.

    Morning Mix

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    The Brunt Ice Shelf. (NASA)

    The Brunt Ice Shelf. (NASA)

    Antarctic ice shelves, the continent's doorstops, are melting away

    For hundreds of thousands of years, these shelves have kept glaciers from surging toward the sea.

    Who is Lionel Messi? His bus-chasing, fence-jumping fans will tell you.

    Who is Lionel Messi? His bus-chasing, fence-jumping fans will tell you.

    The soccer superstar’s D.C. visit has fans ditching work and lining up to catch a glimpse of No. 10.

    8 things to do this weekend

    8 things to do this weekend

    GOING OUT GUIDE | See rapper Meek Mill and bid farewell to the West End Cinema with classic films.

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    U.S. airstrikes anger Iranian-backed militias fighting Islamic State in Tikrit

    U.S. airstrikes anger Iranian-backed militias fighting Islamic State in Tikrit

    Iraqi militia forces, who outnumber regular government troops by more than 6 to 1, will not join the offensive.

    Half of the Kelly twins to go into orbit in historic study on aging in space

    Half of the Kelly twins to go into orbit in historic study on aging in space

    Scott Kelly will spend a year in space while his twin, Mark, stays on Earth for a study comparing the two.

    The cities where pay is keeping up with housing prices — and where it’s not

    The cities where pay is keeping up with housing prices — and where it’s not

    WONKBLOG | Home appreciation outpaced wage growth in 76 percent of markets over the past two years.

    For richer or poorer: The challenges
    of marrying outside your class

    For richer or poorer: The challenges <br>of marrying outside your class

    OUTLOOK | Financial stability during childhood can shape marriages in many surprising ways.

    NCAA  TOURNAMENT

    What happens when you find out
    a year of college costs $71,000

    What happens when you find out <br>a year of college costs $71,000

    NYU is now including transportation costs in its sticker prices, bringing the total to a staggering amount.

    WASHINGTON, DC - March 16: With the help of designer and architect, Carmel Greer, Lydia Pelliccia and Craig Schumpert have transformed a small galley kitchen into a showpiece. It's now the centerpiece of an open floor plan on the main level of their 1923 Mount Pleasant rowhouse. (Photo by Doug Kapustin/For The Washington Post)

    (Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

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    Australian soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment fire an 84 mm M3 Carl Gustave rocket launcher at Range 10, Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii, July 20, 2014, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. (U.S. Marine photo by Sgt. Matthew Callahan/Released)

    (Sgt. Matthew Callahan USMC / U.S. Marine Corps)

    Capturing triumph and tragedy:
    Military Photographer of the Year

    Real Estate

    Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

    Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Clinton, Md., home burrows into a mound of dirt, using the earth as insulation.

    Federal Government

    Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

    Loretta Lynch to lead pack — going three White Houses back — of waiters

    IN THE LOOP | President Obama’s nominee for attorney general will set the mark for waiting after Senate’s spring break.

    National

    FBI disrupts plot to kill scores at military base on behalf of Islamic State

    FBI disrupts plot to kill scores at military base on behalf of Islamic State

    An Army National Guardsman who wanted to join the Islamic State was arrested along with his cousin.

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