Senate rejects compromise bill on surveillance
The measure would have ended the NSA’s bulk collection of private phone records. Senators aren’t convening again until May 31, just hours before the legal authority for the existing program expires.
Police: ‘Others’ likely helped in holding D.C. family captive
Authorities said in court papers that the brutal killings of the Savopoulos family probably involved a conspiracy.
New trial likely for man convicted of killing intern Chandra Levy
Prosecutors dropped their long-standing opposition to efforts to have a new jury hear the case.
What Hillary Clinton’s e-mails tell us about her management style
DEBRIEF | Old loyalties have clouded her decision-making in the past. Can she move past them?
Obama: Israel’s government should live up to the nation’s founding ideals
The president told the congregation at a Washington synagogue that he has “high expectations” for Israelis.
World War I memorial might not put U.S. commander Pershing at center
The federal commission wants a design that reflects the role, scale and sacrifice of the common soldier.
Economy delivers a graduation gift, as new workers’ underemployment eases
The latest data suggests that more new candidates will find jobs that suit their education and experience.
Forget karaoke: People are getting naked for art in sketchy British pubs
London pubs’ latest trend involves a pencil, a pint and a nude person posing for you in a drawing class.
Six months on the trail with Shy Glizzy, D.C.’s latest budding rap star
The 22-year-old says he’s just telling the truth about the pain of growing up in Southeast Washington.
Now is no time to cancel the Duggars
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Amid molestation accusations against the eldest son, TLC should present “19 Kids and Counting” as a truly unscripted show about a family in a crisis largely of its own making.
Republicans’ Josh Duggar problem
THE FIX | There’s no shortage of photos of the reality TV star posing with GOP elite. That’s a problem now.
Hillary Clinton’s unseemly speechifying
COLUMN | Just because companies are willing to pay her to talk doesn’t mean she should take the checks.
I didn’t think it was possible to enjoy college without alcohol until I went to grad school on a dry campus
Are undergrads learning that the only way to have fun is when we’re drunk?
Don’t wish me ‘Happy Memorial Day’
It’s not Veteran’s Day. It’s not military appreciation day. So please don’t thank me for my service.
The sad story of Kim Jong Chul, the North Korean leader’s brother and Eric Clapton megafan
WORLDVIEWS | He went to see him two nights in a row in London.
Hogan vetoes bill that would allow thousands of felons to vote
The Md. governor also rejected items allowing public pot smoking and marijuana paraphernalia.
Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper pace Nationals to sixth straight win
Right-hander throws eight strong innings and slugger blasts league-leading 16th homer in home victory.
New Apple TV could come with broadcast channels
In order to avoid an Aereo-like legal situation, Apple will need to conduct extensive negotiations with broadcasters — and potentially delay its product.
How, and how much, to help a college grad
COLUMN | There’s a fine line between assisting and enabling adult children. Start by knowing your family’s situation.
You won’t believe what some agencies are paying for wireless service
The staggering array of plans suggests that Uncle Sam could be spending a lot smarter.
Where D.C.’s Jewish elite worship
THE FIX | A look at the elite Washington synagogue that has hosted presidents all the way back to Ulysses S. Grant.
With local strawberries in hand, these are the dishes to make
WEEKEND KITCHEN | When only the freshest, ripest fruit will do; plus, your top recipes of the week.