Officials: White House jumper had ammo in car

Federal prosecutors say that the man who ran through the White House’s unlocked front door Friday was keeping 800 rounds of ammunition, two hatchets and a machete in his car.

Turkish border closes as Syrians flee Islamic State

Paramilitary forces locked down stretches of the Syrian border after facing a flood of more than 130,000 refugees fleeing the latest advance by militants

THE GRIND 

Rob McDonald in a equipment room at Nationals Park. (J. McDonnell/Post)

They sew buttons. They haul luggage. These men hold the Nats together.

The team employs over 1,100 people who never even take the field. Rank them by importance, and travel vice president Rob McDonald and equipment manager Mike Wallace are near the top.

    Three missing Afghan military officers caught trying to cross into Canada

    Three missing Afghan military officers caught trying to cross into Canada

    The three officers had disappeared during a training program in Massachusetts on Saturday.

    Top-level exodus at DHS hinders ability to stay ahead of threats

    Top-level exodus at DHS hinders ability to stay ahead of threats

    Employees cite bad morale, a dysfunctional work environment and the lure of firms paying top dollar.

    Brain-wave test may diagnose autism more accurately — and earlier

    Brain-wave test may diagnose autism more accurately — and earlier

    Children with severe autism react differently to certain stimuli than those without autism, a study says.

    Reporter quits on live TV after a story about the marijuana club she runs

    Reporter quits on live TV after a story about the marijuana club she runs

    Viewers of KTVA learned all about the Alaska Cannabis Club. And then, they learned something else.

    Satellite sees galactic dust that may confound reported ‘big bang’ signal

    Satellite sees galactic dust that may confound reported ‘big bang’ signal

    Scientists say new findings cast doubt on claims of the discovery of the dawn of the universe.

    Local

    Va. preschool teacher charged with biting toddler, allegedly in retaliation

    Va. preschool teacher charged with biting toddler, allegedly in retaliation

    An owner of the Goddard School in Woodbridge was charged with failing to report abuse or neglect.

    Sports

    Five observations from the Redskins’ loss

    Five observations from the Redskins’ loss

    REDSKINS BLOG | Here are five things that stood out to Mike Jones after an evening to reflect on the Redskins’ 37-34 loss in Philadelphia.

    Lifestyle

    My weekend with Oprah and trying to find the life I want

    My weekend with Oprah and trying to find the life I want

    Winfrey brought her life-improvement tour to Washington, and here's what happened.

    Arts

    Denied visas, Syrian refugees still get a platform

    Denied visas, Syrian refugees still get a platform

    An unusual gathering at Georgetown U. brings Syrian refugees to their audience by Skype.

    Diversions