Defense chief: Iraqis don’t have ‘will to fight’ ISIS

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s comments about the shakiness of Iraq’s troops reflect frustration and surprise in the Obama administration.

GOP 2016 nomination fight likely to drag on and on

THE FIX | Super PACs and a crowded field could keep the party’s primary season active until late spring or beyond.

Nash revolutionized the field of game theory. (EPA)

Nobel laureate who was the subject
of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ dies at 86

The pioneer of game theory was killed with his wife in a two-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.

    Local News

    New LGBT protections to become law in Md. without Gov. Hogan’s signature

    New LGBT protections to become law in Md. without Gov. Hogan’s signature

    The move suggests the Republican governor is not keen to stir up controversy over social issues.

    Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

    Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

    The four were not charged in the D.C. slayings, which police believe involved more than one person.

    Two Sweet Briar board members make the case: The school had to close

    Two Sweet Briar board members make the case: The school had to close

    GRADE POINT | They say mounting problems made the Virginia school increasingly unsustainable.

    Riders take part in the Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration motorcycle run on Memorial Day by crossing the Memorial Bridge leading from Arlington Cemetery into Washington May 24, 2015. The organizers of the annual event seek to highlight U.S. armed forces members believed to be prisoners of war or missing in action (POW-MIA). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

    Rolling Thunder bikers ride over the Memorial Bridge. (Reuters)

    Rolling Thunder rumbles in D.C.

    GALLERY | Thousands of motorcycles took to Washington’s streets for the annual Memorial Day ride.

    Bike-share programs are expanding worldwide, but are they successful?

    Bike-share programs are expanding worldwide, but are they successful?

    There were just 13 bicycle-sharing systems in 2004.Today, there are more than 855 in use worldwide.

    Va. gun shop encounters resistance
    as it plans to expand into Arlington

    Va. gun shop encounters resistance <br>as it plans to expand into Arlington

    Despite the state’s gun-friendly laws, residents say the business will not be a fit for the neighborhood.

    Harper’s all-around play helps Nats nail down series win against Phillies

    Harper’s all-around play helps Nats nail down series win against Phillies

    An RBI groundout and defensive play bring a Washington win, making the eighth straight series victory.

    When one graduate stood his ground

    When one graduate stood his ground

    ESSAY | The author’s speech exhorted his classmates to avoid apathy — but the principal balked.

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    Ohio governor: ‘Look at Cleveland as a model’ after Brelo verdict response

    Ohio governor: ‘Look at Cleveland as a model’ after Brelo verdict response

    John Kasich spoke on ABC as Cleveland officials said 71 protesters were arrested overnight.

    Rand Paul’s budding relationship
    with Mitch McConnell starts to fray

    Rand Paul’s budding relationship <br> with Mitch McConnell starts to fray

    Paul is running to “defeat the Washington machine,” including his fellow senator from Kentucky.

    Half of the Stiller & Meara comic team and mother of Ben Stiller dies

    Half of the Stiller & Meara comic team and mother of Ben Stiller dies

    She and husband Jerry Stiller were on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and other shows starting in the 1960s.

    Politics

    Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

    Huckabee: What if the Supreme Court picked the president?

    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says the courts have too much power to “make law as well as enforce it.“

    Real Estate

    WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

    WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | To persuade his wife to move to the U.S., a man built a duplicate of their home in Japan.

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