Aftershocks have Nepal on edge as rescuers struggle

Nepal’s capital became a city of whispers and rumors as residents hunkered down outdoors and rescue teams battled to reach villages and mountain climbers.

Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights

The longest-serving justices on the current Supreme Court agree on many things, 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.

Local News

Wizards complete sweep of Raptors, advance to second round of playoffs

Wizards complete sweep of Raptors, advance to second round of playoffs

Washington dominated Toronto throughout Game 4 and won in a blowout at the Verizon Center.

Baltimore tries to recover after unrest leads to damage, multiple arrests

Baltimore tries to recover after unrest leads to damage, multiple arrests

The mayor said that the violence amid protests over the death of Freddie Gray was unacceptable.

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.

Robert Griffin III’s motto for this season: ‘Talk small and play big’

Robert Griffin III’s motto for this season: ‘Talk small and play big’

The struggling quarterback says he can change minds by playing well, but he can’t change who he is.

In D.C’s Ward 8, race to replace Barry may go down to wire on election night

In D.C’s Ward 8, race to replace Barry may go down to wire on election night

Tuesday’s special election includes a dozen candidates, including the late mayor’s son and namesake.

Futility continues for Nationals
as skid hits five with loss to Marlins

Futility continues for Nationals <br>as skid hits five with loss to Marlins

A poorly executed run-down and three Marlins triples in three innings doomed Washington.

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Ana Bonilla-Galdamez works across language barriers and bridges cultural gaps to aid success.

Montgomery County memo gives police leeway on ‘free range’ children

Montgomery County memo gives police leeway on ‘free range’ children

Officers are allowed to notify parents and drive some unattended minors home instead of to CPS.

SPOTLIGHT EDITORS’ PICK

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.

More Top Stories

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.

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

As Lake Mead shrinks, Hoover Dam tries to avoid the “dead pool” point of no return for generating power.

George W. Bush says voters don’t like dynasties, will stay off campaign trail

George W. Bush says voters don’t like dynasties, will stay off campaign trail

The former president says it could hurt his brother Jeb if he were to campaign alongside him.

White House correspondents’ dinner: Now with even more empty calories!

White House correspondents’ dinner: Now with even more empty calories!

It’s a bucket-list experience open to anyone with enough power, fame or money to wrangle a ticket.

Mr. Obama’s trade fight

Mr. Obama’s trade fight

The strategic and economic benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership far outweigh any drawbacks.

  • Special election for 2 D.C. Council seats on Tues.

Post’s editor: Iran has given ‘no evidence’ reporter did anything wrong

Post’s editor: Iran has given ‘no evidence’ reporter did anything wrong

Martin Baron told CNN that the newsroom is doing everything it can to free Jason Rezaian.

Politics

As S.C. Democrats wait on Hillary Clinton, likely foes plant seeds

As S.C. Democrats wait on Hillary Clinton, likely foes plant seeds

In Clinton’s absence at S.C. convention, O’Malley and Sanders stir activists with populist rhetoric.

Sports

Nationals botch a rundown, fall 6-2 to Marlins as losing skid hits five

Nationals botch a rundown, fall 6-2 to Marlins as losing skid hits five

A chance to get out of the fourth inning goes awry, and Miami makes Washington pay.

National

Thousands on Mall voice support of state laws against same-sex marriage

Thousands on Mall voice support of state laws against same-sex marriage

The rally in Washington came a few days before a Supreme Court hearing on arguments over regulations.

Business

Meet the $8 million janitor

Meet the $8 million janitor

COLUMN | The Vermont gas station attendant quietly accumulated a portfolio worth a fortune.

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