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Plane crash called deliberate act
Stephanie Kirchner and Anthony Faiola
The account described the plane dropping at a steep, steady rate that did not seem to startle passengers at first: “The screams are not heard until the very last moments.”
Mark Berman, Ashley Halsey III and Lori Aratani
The Germanwings disaster has raised questions about how pilots are evaluated and the procedures that govern the security of airplane cockpit doors.
Alberto Cuadra, Bonnie Berkowitz and Richard Johnson
GRAPHIC | A safeguard allows access to the cockpit in case those inside are incapacitated. A prosecutor said the co-pilot overrode it.
A Houthi rebel stands over rubble after an airstrike in Sanaa. (EPA)
Ali al-Mujahed and Hugh Naylor
Saudi Arabia continued it’s bombardment as Egypt prepared to join the Arab-led offensive against Shiite rebels in Yemen.
The Obama administration was told days in advance about the Saudi plan.
Aaron C. Davis
The high-profile Republicans’ bill would also prevent city officials from passing future gun-control laws.
Aaron C. Davis and Perry Stein
The line for free seeds at the event, intended to promote home growing, snaked through Adams Morgan.
For Virginians in need, the school just approved a cut of up to $10,000 in the price of a bachelor’s degree.
They alleged that an internal culture exists to discourage operators from reporting problems and hazards.
COLUMN | A curse of American education: troubled kids get attention while smart, quiet ones are ignored.
The soccer superstar’s D.C. visit has fans ditching work and lining up to catch a glimpse of No. 10.
After the Caps gave up a goal late in regulation, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Matt Niskanen fueled the response.
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On the day he shot himself, he had taken five pieces of the marijuana candy.
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Loveday Morris and Mustafa Salim
Iraqi militia forces, who outnumber regular government troops by more than 6 to 1, will not join the offensive.
One leaves Friday for a year while his twin stays on Earth, allowing for study of the changes between them.
OUTLOOK | Financial stability during childhood can shape marriages in many surprising ways.
What’s it like being the coach’s son? Two generations of Alford boys know about being under the microscope.
Chaos in Yemen is one troubling outcome of President Obama’s foreign policy decisions.
Yet Mr. Obama pretends the Israeli-Palestinian logjam is a new development.
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What are the Capitals' playoff priorities?
Beyond Ebola: Building a family of strangers
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Cruz, Obama have more in common than you think
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Cathy Engelbert on becoming Deloitte's first female CEO | On Leadership
Late-night laughs: March Madness edition
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An all-night budget voting session is an exercise in political messaging.
Michael R. Strain
It’s time to toss some popular tax credits that really just help the rich.
Zakiya James is studying civil engineering at Drexel University.
The 30-year fixed-rate sinks to its lowest level since mid-February, dropping to 3.69 percent.
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Cast your vote now to determine who will be crowned Beer Madness champion in 2015.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | President Obama’s nominee for attorney general will set the mark for waiting after Senate’s spring break.
An Army National Guardsman who wanted to join the Islamic State was arrested along with his cousin.
A niche travel industry is catering to a new demand among athletes: the marathon as adventure vacation, too.
Xiomara Reyes dazzles as the Cowgirl in Agnes de Mille’s “Rodeo,” among other incandescent works.
Tech companies are collecting a lot of data about you. What happens if they go bankrupt?
WONKBLOG | People working for Microsoft’s suppliers will receive 15 days of paid leave, currently a rarity.
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