Review finds
2 decades of FBI forensic errors

Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the agency and the Justice Department as part of a massive investigation into lab problems has included flawed forensic testimony, government officials said.

Netanyahu, Gaza Strip war hugely popular in Israel

The public and political class have rallied behind the aggressive campaign against Hamas and its rockets and tunnels.

Spanx founder Sara Blakely, left, and the new skinny jeans. (Spanx)

In a sea of choices, are Spanx jeans
the new jeggings or sausage casing?

The company famous for stomach-flattening and thigh-slimming garments has branched into jeans — with negligible results.

E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

E.U., Obama unleash a new wave of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

In the wake of the downing of Flight 17, the European measures are the strongest since the Cold War.

Defense: Maureen McDonnell craved attention as her marriage soured

Defense: Maureen McDonnell craved attention as her marriage soured

The ex-Virginia first lady developed a “crush” on the man who is the star witness at the couple’s trial.

Impeaching President Obama is
just a fantasy — for both parties

Impeaching President Obama is <br>just a fantasy — for both parties

Few people think he is about to be impeached, but both Democrats and the GOP can’t quit talking about it.

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million
in suit against slain Navy SEAL

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8 million <br>in suit against slain Navy SEAL

The sniper alleged he punched the former Minnesota governor in a bar in 2006 for disparaging Navy SEALs.

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs.
the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

In Tennessee, it’s the tea party vs. <br>the legacy of the state’s GOP godfather

Sen. Alexander is sticking with his state’s long legacy of pragmatic politics in the upcoming primary.

Politics

House Republicans propose plan to deal with border crisis

House Republicans propose plan to deal with border crisis

Proposal would give Obama administration much less emergency funding to confront problem.

Lifestyle

The tale of a tornado of sharks is
back, but will the frenzy be, too?

The tale of a tornado of sharks is <br>back, but will the frenzy be, too?

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | After “Sharknado” captivated pop culture with sharksnark, SyFy is trying again.

Arts

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

Corcoran Gallery’s lawyers conclude case for breakup

The group challenging the disposal plan contends that the institution is financially healthier than portrayed.

Real Estate

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Searching for a pet-free rental -- it’s a jungle out there

Check with management companies on their policies and consider renting a single-family house.

Sports

Tripping over his shield

Tripping over his shield

COLUMN | NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s insensitivity was on display before issuing Ray Rice’s suspension.

Technology

How the history of electricity explains municipal broadband

How the history of electricity explains municipal broadband

Skeptics of publicly owned broadband say the federal government has no authority to intervene in states on behalf of cities. But the New Deal offers at least one precedent.

Business

Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?

Is Facebook learning to embrace privacy?

Facebook may be looking at privacy more as an opportunity than as an obstacle these days.

Federal Government

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Senate unanimously confirms McDonald as VA secretary

Former Procter & Gamble chief will take over an agency rocked by a recent scandal.

Discussions

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Dr. Gridlock: Reports from the Silver Line’s first rush hour

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Dr. Gridlock collected stories - good and bad - from the Silver Line’s first commute.

Diversions