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The gunmen had pulled up in a car in front of the event center near Dallas and shot an unarmed security officer outside a cartoon exhibit and contest depicting the prophet Muhammad.
A group of soldiers described firing artillery at random houses in Gaza and shooting at innocent civilians.
President Bill Clinton and Frank Giustra in Haiti iin 2014. (Getty Images)
Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman and Anu Narayanswamy
As Hillary Clinton runs for president, her husband’s friendship with a mining magnate faces scrutiny.
The process could easily stretch more than a year, and a trial might not even take place in the same city.
The city has the reserves to weather short-term effects, but the unrest could have a longer-term impact.
WEATHER GANG | After a chilly spring, we have a chance to see 80-plus each day this week.
The former Johns Hopkins surgeon and conservative hero tells a Florida TV station that he is all in.
The owner of the Wizards and Capitals has them in the second round together for the first time.
Washington’s young stars show they will fight to the end with a come-from-behind win over Atlanta.
Oris Marla Romash a seasoned political consultant who does a little baking on the side?
Stories from all over
A private South African game reserve. (Getty Images)
Fred Barbash and Justin Wm. Moyer
Elephants, hippos, rhinos and gorillas are vanishing from the globe at a startling rate.
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Small items are vulnerable. (Washington Post illustration)
By Roxanne Roberts
Stealing can be a problem at open houses and show homes, but tricks can thwart sticky-fingered visitors.
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With a tweet early Monday, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO launched a presidential campaign.
In a new book, Michael Morell says the agency underestimated Islamist extremists’ abilities.
Krissah Thompson and Tim Carman
She hopes the results of her push to end childhood obesity will last beyond her husband’s presidency.
TV REVIEW | HBO’s artful “Montage of Heck” documentary gets the story right, but the subject stays elusive.
Zero tolerance is a failed police strategy.
Pakistan is the last frontier for this terrible disease.
Gunmen dead after attack at cartoon contest
Baltimore lifts imposed curfew
Md. governor calls for day of prayer, reconciliation
London still abuzz over birth of royal princess
Italy says nearly 3,700 boat migrants rescued
Nigeria brings rescued women, children to refugee camp
Suspect in shooting of NYPD officer in custody
Man pepper-sprayed, detained in Baltimore
Police move to enforce curfew in Baltimore
Mayweather wins over Pacquiao in unanimous decision
How women are making it big in small business
WASHINGTON POST LIVE | On May 8, SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will join women business owners to talk about finding mentors and creating ideas. Register to attend.
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THE FIX | That question sits at the heart of a campaign on which billions of dollars will be spent.
Over-policing protests is constitutionally and morally problematic. Plus, it doesn’t work.
While Baltimore smolders, a D.C. police lieutenant tries to build trust in church basement
The lack of hitting is concerning, but Doug Fister and the bullpen make one run stand up in New York.
TOWN SQUARE | Fifty condos, to be built on the site of the old Stoneyhurst Quarry, will be priced from $1.5 million to $4.6 million.
Food & Drink
$20 DINER | Chef Frank Linn displays an obsessive focus at his Kensington pizzeria.
FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.
Colorado rangers have had to mark off 50 more piles a month after cleaning up 600 pounds, according to Pitkin County Open Space and Trails.
“Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the second-biggest domestic debut ever -- and Robert Downey Jr. now owns the 3 of them.
With percussion and winds, the ensemble played music infused with the beats of Latin American music.
THE SWITCH | Want to be a professional video gamer? Here’s how this champion did it.
VALUE ADDED | He persuaded rich U.S. families to invest in generating jobs and profits instead of just giving funds to charity.
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