Ukraine: Military poised to try
to retake Donetsk

Ukrainian troops are in a fierce battle with separatists just outside Donetsk after ousting rebels from 10 surrounding villages and towns in the past week.

Scope of Gaza devastation emerges in cease-fire

The conflict has left bomb craters and impassable streets. And the human toll mounts as crews recover bodies.

Passengers crowd onto the first Silver Line train on Saturday. (Post)

The Silver Line begins service

Fifty years in the planning, the most expensive transportation project in Washington history rolled down 11.7 miles of track Saturday as the new line debuted with its first load of passengers.

Local News

Candidates trade barbs in first
Virginia senatorial debate

Candidates trade barbs in first <br> Virginia senatorial debate

Sen. Mark R. Warner and Ed Gillespie discussed immigration, health care and foreign policy.

In a first for major D.C. pulpits, a rabbi is hired with a same-sex spouse

In a first for major D.C. pulpits, a rabbi is hired with a same-sex spouse

Temple Sinai’s new rabbi, Adam Rosenwasser, believes in creating a haven for all.

Passerby intervenes, thwarts girl’s kidnapping in Landover, police say

The suspect tried to pull the girl toward the back of a shopping area, police say.

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Buzzfeed fires Benny Johnson
for plagiarism, issues apology

Buzzfeed fires Benny Johnson <br>for plagiarism, issues apology

The site’s editor acknowledged that Johnson had plagiarized the work of others 40 times.

Massachusetts students accuse superintendent of plagiarizing speech

Massachusetts students accuse superintendent of plagiarizing speech

ANSWER SHEET | He is the second state schools chief to have his work questioned this summer.

Texas man close to exoneration didn’t realize DNA testing was happening

Texas man close to exoneration didn’t realize DNA testing was happening

Usually those who have their name cleared spend time making their cases. Not so for Michael Phillips.

Picks of the Week 

They want a baby.
The economy is making them wait.

They want a baby.<br>The economy is making them wait.

STORYLINE | This is one couple’s lesson in the new economics of American child-rearing.

Redemption? In Iowa, Rick Perry moves beyond the ‘oops.’

Redemption? In Iowa, Rick Perry moves beyond the ‘oops.’

The immigration crisis has given him the chance to stare down Obama — and win back voters.

I blamed my wife for our messy home. I was wrong for many reasons.

I blamed my wife for our messy home. I was wrong for many reasons.

ON PARENTING | He thought a dirty house was a sign of a lazy mom. Then he realized it was their mess.

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Jealousy is one of humanity's most baffling emotions. (Bigstock)

Dogs want your attention. All of it.

TO YOUR HEALTH | A new study suggests that dogs can feel jealousy, marking an important shift in the way scientists study the emotion.

Local Columnists

Shame on White House for accusing O’Malley of hypocrisy on immigration

Shame on White House for accusing O’Malley of hypocrisy on immigration

COLUMN | The Md. governor said that the state should be prepared to shelter up to 1,880 young migrants.

Sports

When it comes to the wood in their bats, the choice of players is personal

When it comes to the wood in their bats, the choice of players is personal

Ash, maple or birch — the Nationals have their preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Off-beat NW DC home for $1.25M

House of the Week | Off-beat NW DC home for $1.25M

Jeff Speck-designed flatiron house has all the right angles.

Lifestyle

Would-be ambassadors, families are living in limbo

Would-be ambassadors, families are living in limbo

Fourth grade in Falls Church or Albania? It depends on if the Senate acts before its August recess.

Arts

‘Never happy’ Woody Allen talks ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

‘Never happy’ Woody Allen talks ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

His comment on satisfaction is about his work; at home, life is tranquil, filled with the comforting sounds of family.

Federal Government

An offer the White House can’t refuse?

An offer the White House can’t refuse?

FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) gives a top Obama political adviser an alternative to testifying before Congress.

Discussions

Going Out Guide: D.C.’s just as fun when you’re flying solo

Going Out Guide: D.C.’s just as fun when you’re flying solo

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Going Out Guide shared ideas for what to do in D.C.

Business

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

Shark Tank investor: Don’t make this pitch mistake

“It makes me want to leave the room,” says real estate mogul and shark investor Barbara Corcoran.

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