Sen. Menendez indicted in corruption case

Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) faces charges for what prosecutors believe was improper use of his office to help a Florida eye doctor who was also a longtime friend and campaign contributor.

11 convicted in Atlanta
school cheating scandal

Two years after dozens were indicted in widespread cheating on standardized tests, 11 former educators were found guilty of conspiring to change test scores.

California has been dealing with a drought for years. (AP)

California governor orders state’s
first-ever mandatory water cutbacks

The restrictions are a response to a years-long drought affecting 50 million Americans, which officials fear will worsen this summer.

Local News

Police make arrest in fatal stabbing
of Washington lawyer at hotel

Police make arrest in fatal stabbing <br> of Washington lawyer at hotel

David Messerschmitt, an intellectual property lawyer at DLA Piper, was found dead at the Donovan Hotel.

Wife of rabbi charged of voyeurism finally speaks — in biblical parables

Wife of rabbi charged of voyeurism finally speaks — in biblical parables

Sharon Freundel remained publicly silent until last week, when she gave an unusual and striking lecture.

The Darcars family drama: Cut out of the auto business, a daughter sues

The Darcars family drama: Cut out of the auto business, a daughter sues

Tammy Darvish was devoted to building her father’s dealerships for 30 years. Then, she was blindsided.

From a fiery cauldron come new decorations for the Capitol dome

From a fiery cauldron come new decorations for the Capitol dome

A Utah foundry re-creates ornaments and elements damaged by 150 years of watching over Washington.

Tribe claiming Pocahontas as ancestor says federal recognition long overdue

Tribe claiming Pocahontas as ancestor says federal recognition long overdue

Citing the tribe’s civil rights record, opposition groups have lobbied hard against the Pamunkey Indians’ bid.

Montgomery principal told parent not to report abuse, prosecutor says

The assertion was made in a hearing for a teacher who faces prison time on charges involving two students.

Is D.C. a terrible place to date?
How one man is seeking the answer.

Is D.C. a terrible place to date? <br>How one man is seeking the answer.

A single, 30-year-old is filming a Web series to find out what’s awry in his dating life: Is it D.C. or him?

National? Reagan? DCA? Locals
still can’t agree on airport name.

National? Reagan? DCA? Locals <br> still can’t agree on airport name.

It became Ronald Reagan National Airport in 1998. Many — especially Democrats — still won’t call it that.

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Arkansas governor says he won’t sign religious freedom bill in current form

Arkansas governor says he won’t sign  religious freedom bill in current form

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he wants lawmakers to recall the bill and change it to resemble federal law.

Why Obama chose Iran talks to take one of biggest risks of his presidency

Why Obama chose Iran talks to take one of biggest risks of his presidency

The president kept negotiations moving despite second guessing from Democrats and foreign allies.

Ahead of planned wave of strikes, McDonald’s pledges to raise wages

Ahead of planned wave of strikes, McDonald’s pledges to raise wages

Eighty percent of locations would be exempt, but the move will still cover roughly 90,000 workers.

Beijing’s ‘great wall of sand’ in
South China Sea alarms U.S. Navy

Beijing’s ‘great wall of sand’ in <br>South China Sea alarms U.S. Navy

Construction on reefs and rocks is raising concerns about a possible confrontation with its neighbors.

Politics

White House signals fight over subpoenas

White House signals fight over subpoenas

A House panel demanded testimony from two agency employees about a White House incident March 4.

PostEverything

The poor are treated like criminals everywhere, even at the grocery store

The poor are treated like criminals everywhere, even at the grocery store

POSTEVERYTHING | POSTEVERYTHING | A mom who relied on government aid calls bills limiting food choices an indignity.

Sports

Final three road games represent ‘a real big trip’ for the Capitals

Final three road games represent ‘a real big trip’ for the Capitals

CAPS INSIDER | With any type of win against Montreal and a regulation win over Ottawa, the Capitals would punch their playoff ticket.

Federal Government

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

Do the very, very rich really want to be U.S. ambassadors?

IN THE LOOP | The fears of the merely wealthy, eager for postings at U.S. embassies, may be unfounded.

National

11 convicted in Atlanta
school cheating scandal

11 convicted in Atlanta <br>school cheating scandal

Two years after dozens were indicted in widespread cheating on standardized tests, 11 former educators were found guilty of conspiring to change test scores.

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