Kerry lands in Israel in pursuit of cease-fire

The secretary of state planned to see Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other key players.

Appeals courts split on health-law subsidies

Two federal appellate courts handed down contradictory rulings on the legality of a provision of the law that provides insurance subsidies to millions.

A handout released says it shows a flight path. (U.S. Intelligence Community)

U.S. releases intelligence on Flight 17

Officials describe the sensitive information, ranging from satellite images to social media analysis, as evidence that Moscow trained and equipped rebels in Ukraine responsible for the downed jet.

Local News

In high-risk stings, police lure criminals with fake armed robberies

In high-risk stings, police lure criminals with fake armed robberies

Defense lawyers worry suspects are talked into crimes in D.C. operations that mimic controversial FBI tactics.

Heat, humidity dominate today, but relief is right around the corner

Heat, humidity dominate today, but relief is right around the corner

WEATHER GANG | Surging heat and humidity today, but it looks like a fantastic Friday is on the horizon.

D.C. now ranks as the worst region
in the nation for late mail delivery

D.C. now ranks as the worst region <br>in the nation for late mail delivery

Mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time, raising concerns about worker safety.

Beretta blames Md. gun laws as it decides to move gun-factory jobs

Beretta blames Md. gun laws as it decides to move gun-factory jobs

The decision by the gunmaker will cost about 160 jobs in southern Prince George’s County.

An ‘act of God’ affected their homes. But it brought a community together.

An ‘act of God’ affected their homes. But it brought a community together.

COLUMN | Compassion and acts of kindness are flowing in Piscataway Hills following a natural disaster.

ESPN analyst ranks RGIII dead last among quarterbacks in the NFC East

ESPN analyst ranks RGIII dead last among quarterbacks in the NFC East<br>

SPORTS BOG | As the team heads to training camp, Ron Jaworski doesn’t have good things to say.

More Top Stories

With humiliating fumbles behind him, Perry is back for redemption in 2016

With humiliating fumbles behind him, Perry is back for redemption in 2016

The immigration crisis has given him the chance to stare down Obama — and win back voters.

Perdue wins GOP Senate runoff in down-to-the-wire race in Georgia

Perdue wins GOP Senate runoff in down-to-the-wire race in Georgia

The former Dollar General CEO will face Michelle Nunn in a what’s expected to be a tight battle.

I’m a mom. With cancer. Now what?

I’m a mom. With cancer. Now what?

A Post editor explores the joy and stress of simultaneously handling a major medical issue and a toddler.

RFK Jr. and the autism-vaccine claim

RFK Jr. and the autism-vaccine claim

The activist has mounted a campaign arguing the dangers of vaccines. But what has it cost him?

Local Columnists

Birds on the brain

Birds on the brain

COLUMN | When it comes to feeding the birds, humans of a feather flock together.

Sports

Wizards move training camp from George Mason to Verizon Center

Wizards move training camp from George Mason to Verizon Center

DC SPORTS BOG | After spending the last two preseasons in Fairfax, the Wizards will be back in D.C.

Real Estate

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Should you list or buy a home in the summer?

Real estate agents have differing views on whether to wait until fall or take the plunge now.

Lifestyle

The lonely lot of the anti-pot crusader

The lonely lot of the anti-pot crusader

Opponents of marijuana find themselves in a lopsided battle.

Arts

U.S. premiere of ‘The Veil’ from Quotidian Theatre

U.S. premiere of ‘The Veil’ from Quotidian Theatre

With solid acting, the staging of Conor McPherson’s play can stand against any BBC America miniseries.

Federal Government

For VA nominee, it’s all hearts and flowers

For VA nominee, it’s all hearts and flowers

At Robert A. McDonald’s confirmation hearing, senators appeared as not wanting to scare him off.

Technology

Why users are confessing their thoughts on anonymous apps like Secret

Why users are confessing their thoughts on anonymous apps like Secret

People are posting their confessions on a new app called Secret, created by a Silicon Valley start-up that last week collected $25 million in funding.

Business

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting to get his job back

An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting to get his job back

ON LEADERSHIP | An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a northeast grocery chain is rallying to prompt the return of a former executive.

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