Death toll rises to 3,800 in Nepal earthquake

Major aftershocks continued to strike the region, and the number of dead was expected to rise as crews struggled to reach remote areas that lost electricity, roads and communications, and faced shortages in food, water and medicine.

Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights

They’ve been on the high court for decades, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.

Clinton formally announced her presidential candidacy this month. (AP)

Clinton Foundation acknowledges ‘mistakes,’ emphasizes transparency

But a Canada-based affiliate that bears Bill Clinton’s name will keep its donors secret because of restrictions in Canadian law.

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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.

More than 50 Sweet Briar faculty file a lawsuit to keep the college open

More than 50 Sweet Briar faculty file a lawsuit to keep the college open

The group claims that shuttering the college is a breach of contract and seeks $40 million in damages.

‘Another life gone’: Hundreds gather for Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

‘Another life gone’: Hundreds gather for Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

Many mourners never knew him, but attended the service to protest the circumstances of his death.

Week will begin on the chilly side, but coming weekend could be fantastic

Week will begin on the chilly side, but coming weekend could be fantastic

WEATHER GANG | It's on the cool side for the tail end of April, but the weekend forecast looks promising.

Attempted abduction of boy reported outside Fairfax County school

Attempted abduction of boy reported outside Fairfax County school

The man allegedly grabbed the kid and tried to lure him away from Ravensworth Elementary School.

Operational apples and oranges: Comparing Boston, D.C. rail systems

Operational apples and oranges: Comparing Boston, D.C. rail systems

Swift decisions in Mass. on reform contrast with Metro’s struggle for consensus on any major issue.

Wizards backed up their big talk in four-game rout of Raptors

Wizards backed up their big talk in four-game rout of Raptors

The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.

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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Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

The moviemaker who envisioned Kathmandu's collapse

Animator saw the quake before it happened.

Slumps don’t last forever, but the Nationals’ entire season has been one

Slumps don’t last forever, but the Nationals’ entire season has been one

Some of Washington’s top sluggers are just recovering from injuries as the team tries to get more wins.

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The house where the women were held by Ariel Castro. (Getty)

A desperate birth and, somehow,
joy in a kidnapper’s prison

BOOK EXCERPT | Two women held captive for years in a Cleveland house recount their anguish as one of them gave birth in a plastic wading pool.

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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

A new coalition called the Army of Conquest has proved more cohesive and more effective than expected.

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.

The remarkable life and lessons
of the $8 million janitor

The remarkable life and lessons <br> of the $8 million janitor

The Vermont gas station attendant and J.C. Penney janitor quietly accumulated a fortune.

Conservative group says it regrets
its portrayal of bin Laden shooter

Conservative group says it regrets<br> its portrayal of bin Laden shooter

ForAmerica said that Robert O’Neill was not consulted when it promoted its June fundraising event.

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The remarkable life and lessons
of the $8 million janitor

The remarkable life and lessons <br> of the $8 million janitor

COLUMN | The Vermont gas station attendant and J.C. Penney janitor quietly accumulated a fortune.

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