Afghan rivals agree to accept election audit

The presidential rivals ended a weeks-long political crisis by accepting an audit of all the votes cast in the election last month, Secretary of State John Kerry said in Kabul on Saturday.

Israel hits Gaza mosque as U.N. urges cease-fire

Israel ramps up its air assault, striking a central Gaza mosque, Hamas-affiliated charities and a home for the disabled, as the Security Council pushes for peace.

Amelia Earhart, right, inspired Amelia Earhart, left. (John S. Miller, AP)

Life can be a challenge when everybody already knows your name

If you’re Amelia Earhart, you’d better get a plane. And if you’re Abraham Lincoln, honestly, should you really move to George, Wash.? You’re on your own, though, if your name is Justin Bieber.

Local News

160 cameras filmed Navy Yard attack. Yet police had no access to live video.

160 cameras filmed Navy Yard attack. Yet police had no access to live video.

A private guard locked himself in the surveillance room, blocking access to police trying to track the shooter.

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Florida’s Henderson Alvarez was named the replacement, rather than another player from Washington.

Supermoons are on the rise again

Supermoons are on the rise again

WEATHER GANG | The first of three supermoons this year happens with Saturday’s moonrise.

A saltwater pool sits behind the house. (Marlon Crutchfield)

Queen Anne Victorian was built by D.C. real estate pioneer

WHERE WE LIVE | The 1890s home called Glen Hurst was one of the original houses constructed by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Co.

This weekend, relive a time when
the Civil War came to Washington

This weekend, relive a time when <br>the Civil War came to Washington

The story of the Battle of Fort Stevens is a fascinating piece of history right under our noses.

In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, over three dozen are downgraded

In Moody’s U.S. college credit ratings, over three dozen are downgraded

Howard University was downgraded for the second time this year by the credit ratings service.

More Top Stories

College grads are sorting themselves into cities, out of everyone else’s reach

College grads are sorting themselves into cities, out of everyone else’s reach

WONKBLOG | Low-skilled workers are being pushed out as amenities and jobs cater to the more educated.

LeBron James made the Heat relevant. Instead of lamenting his loss, move on.

LeBron James made the Heat relevant. Instead of lamenting his loss, move on.

COLUMN | Stop crying, Miami fans. He gave the team its best of times, and that’s more than most can say.

What four public school teachers told Obama over the West Wing lunch table

What four public school teachers told Obama over the West Wing lunch table

ANSWER SHEET | A fifth-grade teacher says there’s nothing wrong with kids — it’s the tainted system.

Brazil looks for redemption while Netherlands seeks motivation

Brazil looks for redemption while Netherlands seeks motivation

The battle for third place in the World Cup offers little consolation for the players involved.

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Want to hold public office in Texas? You better not be openly atheist then.

Want to hold public office in Texas? You better not be openly atheist then.

GOVBEAT | Eight states restrict candidates who don’t believe in a supreme being — and voters agree.

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Picks of the Week 

The ‘perfect Aryan’ child depicted in Nazi propaganda? She was Jewish.

The ‘perfect Aryan’ child depicted in Nazi propaganda? She was Jewish.

“If the Nazis had known who I really was, I wouldn’t be alive,’’ says Hessy Taft, who ended up in N.Y.

Rock The Vote? For millennials, this year looks like Block Their Vote.

Rock The Vote? For millennials, this year looks like Block Their Vote.

COLUMN | GOP tactics are making it tougher for younger Americans to cast their ballots.

President Harding’s steamy love
letters to mistress to go public

President Harding’s steamy love<br> letters to mistress to go public

Letters from his affair with Carrie Phillips were held under court-ordered seal for the last 50 years.

The writer with her newborn twins. (Darlena Cunha)

This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

A former TV producer chronicles her swift descent into poverty and what it taught her.

Local Columnists

The great biker-driver clash of D.C.

The great biker-driver clash of D.C.

COLUMN | Everyone in the city’s clash is right. And everyone is wrong. Can’t we all just get along?

Sports

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

Jordan Zimmermann’s injury leaves Nationals with no active all-stars

NATIONALS JOURNAL | Florida’s Henderson Alvarez was named the replacement, rather than another player from Washington.

Real Estate

Queen Anne Victorian was built by D.C. real estate pioneer

Queen Anne Victorian was built by D.C. real estate pioneer

WHERE WE LIVE | The 1890s home called Glen Hurst was one of the original houses constructed by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Co.

Lifestyle

Life can be a challenge when everybody already knows your name

Life can be a challenge when everybody already knows your name

If you’re Amelia Earhart, you’d better get a plane. And if you’re Abraham Lincoln, honestly, should you really move to George, Wash.? You’re on your own, though, if your name is Justin Bieber.

Arts

A multitasker in art and life

A multitasker in art and life

Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.

Federal Government

The federal government had 25,566
information-security incidents in 2013

The federal government had 25,566 <br>information-security incidents in 2013<br>

FEDERAL EYE | That is more than double the number of problems reported in 2009.

Discussions

What to Watch: Some of your favorites didn’t get Emmy nods. Stop complaining.

What to Watch: Some of your favorites didn’t get Emmy nods. Stop complaining.

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Hank Stuever discussed the Emmy nominations and what’s coming in the fall TV season.

Business

A bank that fits in the palm of your hand

A bank that fits in the palm of your hand

Smartphone start-ups like Moven, Simple skip the tellers for a purely digital experience.

Diversions