- Mexican train carrying 1,300 migrants headed toward U.S. derails
- Secret Service begins regular K-9 patrols around White House
- Pentagon’s human memory-chip program moves forward
- Obama blasts GOP, ignores immigration crisis in Texas speech
- Marine Warfighting Lab tests the Godzilla of amphibious assault vehicles
- Harry Reid: Birth-control ruling the worst Supreme Court decision in 25 years
- Vet suicides ‘horrible human cost’ of VA dysfunction: lawmaker
- First marijuana customer in Spokane says he was fired
- Hagel: ‘Make no mistake,’ ISIL is an ‘imminent’ threat to U.S.
- Armed militia sets up Texas command center to ‘fight for national sovereignty’
Summer storms leave destruction, death in wake
Devastating thunderstorms Friday left nine people in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. dead and hundreds of thousands without power in the region as residents across the metro area face more devastating triple-digit temperatures this weekend.
An American Beech tree is down on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington on Saturday, June 30, 2012, across the U.S. Supreme Court after a powerful storm swept across the Washington region late Friday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)