Rioting prompts state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

Clashes continued into the night in Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody. At least 15 officers were injured, and two dozen people arrested. The governor has called in the National Guard, as a curfew begins Tuesday night.

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5 people shot, 2 fatally, near church during funeral

Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress.

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying emergency supplies in a small town near the earthquake’s epicenter.

Farmers market becomes the new brunch spot

D.C.’s hottest weekend destination for breakfast, brunch and lunch doesn’t require a reservation – or even a chair.

Kuznetsov’s goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

The Capitals now face the Presidents’ Trophy-winning New York Rangers, who eliminated Washington from the 2012 and 2013 playoffs — in Game 7 each time.

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'Deep, systemic problems' in workforce morale

Commentary: Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., wants to improve working conditions for federal workers by dealing with poorly performing employees more quickly.

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