Crews work to reach areas hit hardest by quake

International aid flows into Nepal as desperation rises in the face of food, water and medicine shortages in the wake of Saturday’s devastating earthquake that claimed more than 3,000 lives.

Justices Kennedy and Scalia and their divide on gay rights

The longest-serving justices on the current Supreme Court agree on many things, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.

Clinton formally announced her presidential candidacy this month. (AP)

Clinton Foundation acknowledges ‘mistakes,’ emphasizes transparency

But a Canada-based affiliate that bears Bill Clinton’s name will keep its donors secret because of restrictions in Canadian law.

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Wizards backed up their big talk in four-game rout of Raptors

Wizards backed up their big talk in four-game rout of Raptors

The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.

Week will begin on the chilly side, but coming weekend could be fantastic

Week will begin on the chilly side, but coming weekend could be fantastic

WEATHER GANG | It's on the cool side for the tail end of April, but the weekend forecast looks promising.

Baltimore tries to recover after unrest leads to damage, multiple arrests

Baltimore tries to recover after unrest leads to damage, multiple arrests

The mayor said that the violence amid protests over the death of Freddie Gray was unacceptable.

Operational apples and oranges: Comparing Boston, D.C. rail systems

Operational apples and oranges: Comparing Boston, D.C. rail systems

Swift decisions in Mass. on reform contrast with Metro’s struggle for consensus on any major issue.

Robert Griffin III’s motto for this season: ‘Talk small and play big’

Robert Griffin III’s motto for this season: ‘Talk small and play big’

The struggling quarterback says he can change minds by playing well, but he can’t change who he is.

In D.C’s Ward 8, race to replace Barry may go down to wire on election night

In D.C’s Ward 8, race to replace Barry may go down to wire on election night

Tuesday’s special election includes a dozen candidates, including the late mayor’s son and namesake.

Montgomery County Council’s office building looks ready for a makeover

Montgomery County Council’s office building looks ready for a makeover

Opponents say the money would be better spent by easing overcrowding in schools.

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Alexandria social worker makes sure students are ‘available to learn’

Ana Bonilla-Galdamez works across language barriers and bridges cultural gaps to aid success.

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Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

Kiran Joshi. (Courtesy)

The moviemaker who envisioned Kathmandu's collapse

Animator saw the quake before it happened.

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The house where the women were held by Ariel Castro. (Getty)

A desperate birth and, somehow,
joy in a kidnapper’s prison

BOOK EXCERPT | Two women held captive for years in a Cleveland house recount their anguish as one of them gave birth in a plastic wading pool.

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Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

Assad’s hold on power looks shakier than ever as rebels advance in Syria

A new coalition called the Army of Conquest has proved more cohesive and more effective than expected.

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

Western drought steals clean energy along with fresh water at power plants

As Lake Mead shrinks, Hoover Dam tries to avoid the “dead pool” point of no return for generating power.

Senior Republicans: Bush group on pace for $100 million by end of May

Senior Republicans: Bush group on pace for $100 million by end of May

Jeb Bush said his super PAC has raised more money in 100 days than any GOP operation in modern times.

White House correspondents’ dinner: Now with even more empty calories!

White House correspondents’ dinner: Now with even more empty calories!

It’s a bucket-list experience open to anyone with enough power, fame or money to wrangle a ticket.

Mr. Obama’s trade fight

Mr. Obama’s trade fight

The strategic and economic benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership far outweigh any drawbacks.

  • Special election for 2 D.C. Council seats on Tues.

Editor: Post doing all it can to free reporter in Iran

Editor: Post doing all it can to free reporter in Iran

Martin Baron told CNN that the newsroom is doing everything it can to free Jason Rezaian.

Sports

Nationals botch a rundown, fall 6-2 to Marlins as losing skid hits five

Nationals botch a rundown, fall 6-2 to Marlins as losing skid hits five

A chance to get out of the fourth inning goes awry, and Miami makes Washington pay.

National

Group regrets potrayal of bin Laden shooter O’Neill

Group regrets potrayal of bin Laden shooter O’Neill

‘We deeply regret that the invitation described Mr. O’Neill in a way that is inconsistent with the high standards he applies when he characterizes the service of Navy SEALS to our country,” the group’s founder said.

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Meet the $8 million janitor

Meet the $8 million janitor

COLUMN | The Vermont gas station attendant quietly accumulated a portfolio worth a fortune.

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