Ex-Va. governor reveals details of failing marriage

In his second day on the stand, Robert McDonnell testifies that he was blindsided by gifts and loans to his wife.

U.S.: Militant threat ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left the door open to expanded U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

Shayne Bushfield is head nerd. (S. Eklund for The Post)

Google it? They don’t need to.

The trivia-obsessed nerds of the online community called LearnedLeague excel at an art that the Internet made obsolete. Among notable members is “Jeopardy!” champ Ken Jennings.

    Local News

    Go-go club licenses a no-go for some
    in Prince George’s Co.; battle rages on

    Go-go club licenses a no-go for some <br>in Prince George’s Co.; battle rages on

    Despite lawsuit loss, businessmen vow to fight a law that bars felons from having go-go club licenses.

    ‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time

    ‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time<br>

    COLUMN | Ex-governor McDonnell used his wife as a campaign prop. What he’s doing now is worse.

    It was the year of the panda — and
    154 other babies at the National Zoo

    It was the year of the panda — and <br>154 other babies at the National Zoo

    Bao Bao is among the many critters born in the past year. But she might not even be the cutest.

    Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

    Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

    Police say he paid $1,000 to a 220-pound tree-removal guy named Bunny to force the renters out.

    Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

    Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

    Denard Span scores on a throwing error in the ninth inning, giving the Nats a win over the Diamondbacks.

    Metro busker won’t be silenced;
    judge rules show can go on for now

    Metro busker won’t be silenced; <br>judge rules show can go on for now

    Musician Alex Young sued to challenge the transit authority’s ban on performing for tips near stations.

    D.C. mayor, Mills’s family condemn firefighters’ punishment as too lenient

    D.C. mayor, Mills’s family condemn firefighters’ punishment as too lenient

    Medric “Cecil” Mills Jr. died after he collapsed outside a fire station and his pleas for help were ignored.

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    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

    “Making concessions would put all Americans overseas at greater risk,” the State Department said.

    Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Israeli airstrikes deliver serious blow, killing 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

    Militants, hailing the leaders as martyrs, respond with rocket fire in the sixth week of fighting.

    Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

    Their grandparents were civil in disobedience. Ferguson youth aren’t.

    Unlike their elders, young protesters challenge authority and fuel their rage through social media.

    Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

    Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

    ON PARENTING | Adults often think tweens need protection, but age 11 is when brains start rewiring.

    Local Columnists

    Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

    Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

    COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.

    Sports

    Nats make it 10 straight

    <b></b>Nats make it 10 straight

    Another day, another walk-off as Span comes home with winner on throwing error in ninth to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0.

    Real Estate

    Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

    Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

    Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.

    Lifestyle

    ‘BoJack Horseman’: The equine ennui of a Hollywood stud

    ‘BoJack Horseman’: The equine ennui of a Hollywood stud

    TV REVIEWS | Netflix cartoon stars Will Arnett as a sitcom horse past his prime.

    Arts

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

    Federal Government

    Military, House members, diplomats barred from Ice Bucket Challenge

    Military, House members, diplomats barred from Ice Bucket Challenge

    IN THE LOOP | A letter was sent to certain federal workers alerting them that the challenge violates ethics rules.

    National

    GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

    GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

    FEDERAL EYE | The Obama administration violated its requirement to notify Congress and used unauthorized funds for the prisoner swap, according to an official review.

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