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Snow coating many main roads in D.C.

Light snow continues to fall over much of the Washington area with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 20s.

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    The Blizzard of 2015: The most dramatic images

    The Blizzard of 2015: The most dramatic images

    When massive storms wind up off the Northeast coast, they become visual spectacles - both through a lens from outer space and from the ground.

    Maryland’s on-time graduation rates hit a new high

    Maryland’s on-time graduation rates hit a new high

    New data shows graduation rates ticked up in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

    Family narrowly escapes as sinkhole swallows their car

    Family narrowly escapes as sinkhole swallows their car

    A family with children narrowly escaped from their vehicle before it went into a sinkhole in Bladensburg.

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

    In Ward 8, showing that all black lives matter

    It’s a familiar refrain: When crime happens in the black community, residents and activists don’t get upset, and no one tries to do anything. That chorus was repeated by many critical of the recent protests around the country when hundreds of thousands took to the streets expressing their outrage over the killings of unarmed black boys and men at the hands of police.

    Mormon church will support laws protecting gays

    After years of meetings between LGBT advocates and religious leaders, the church announced general support for legislation to protect gays and lesbians.

    Police say drunk Arlington man tried to kiss his Uber driver, stole her phone

    Police say drunk Arlington man tried to kiss his Uber driver, stole her phone

    A drunk man tried to kiss his Uber driver and, when she resisted, prevented her from calling the cops.

    Why the snow forecast for New York City was so bad, and what should be done

    Why the snow forecast for New York City was so bad, and what should be done

    Instead of presenting the forecast as a range of possibilities, many outlets simply presented the worst-case scenario.

    O’Malley, with eye on 2016, retains two Iowa operatives

    O’Malley, with eye on 2016, retains two Iowa operatives

    The former Maryland governor's PAC has hired political directors from last year’s campaigns in the state.

    McAuliffe donates pricey gifts — even embroidered dragon

    McAuliffe donates pricey gifts — even embroidered dragon

    The Virginia governor has banned gifts over $100, but people can’t resist giving a visiting leader something.

    Writer Emily Spivack brings her ‘Worn Stories’ to Washington

    Writer Emily Spivack brings her ‘Worn Stories’ to Washington

    The Brooklyn-based artist and writer is fascinated by the storytelling role clothing plays in our daily lives.

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

    Gun bill to be reconsidered in Virginia Senate committee

    After confusing tally Monday that had Democrats crying foul, a gun control measure will get a new vote.

    Boy dies after falling through icy pond in Baltimore County

    The 13-year-old was submerged for over an hour in a Lansdowne pond. Three other boys were hospitalized.

    Latest updates on the nor’easter

    Latest updates on the nor’easter

    As much as 18 inches has fallen on Long Island, though after unimpressive overnight snow, New York City itself will likely see totals on the low end of their forecasts.

    Broken rail outside East Falls Church stop fixed

    Weather-related problem outside East Falls Church stop. Delays in both directions on Silver and Orange lines.

    How much snow fell in D.C. and how was the forecast?

    How much snow fell in D.C. and how was the forecast?

    Roughly a coating to several inches of snow fell in the D.C. area - very close to what was forecast.

    A book club for toddlers

    A D.C. Council bill aims to close the achievement gap by getting kids interested in books early.

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Here are some tips to avoid feeling remorse after your purchase.

    Poll: Virginians back mandatory campus rape reporting

    A new poll finds support for ethics reform and independent redistricting as well as mandatory reporting.

    Light snow still falling around D.C.

    Light snow still falling around D.C.

    Up to two inches fell overnight and temps remain below freezing.

    Roads, planes, trains all impacted by snow, icy conditions

    Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

    Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?

    Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?

    Scholar Mark Bauerlein explores the exams’ sterility, a result of fairness rules that got out of control.

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

    202strong ushers in a new age for CrossFit by welcoming older exercisers

    202strong ushers in a new age for CrossFit by welcoming older exercisers

    The just-opened gym wants to offer “CrossFit equipment, but not a CrossFit atmosphere,” according to owner Maddie Watkins. The goal: Create a place where no one is too intimidated to walk through the door.

    ‘Swim at Your Own Risk’ suits encourage women to dive right in

    ‘Swim at Your Own Risk’ suits encourage women to dive right in

    Participating in a Polar Bear Plunge? Or shopping for your spring break beach getaway? Two local women want to help you suit up.

    My ex-husband wants to meet up and apologize to me. I don’t want to see him.

    My ex-husband wants to meet up and apologize to me. I don’t want to see him.

    Dr. Andrea advises a reader who forgives her ex-husband for what happened in the past, but doesn’t want to see him in person. Also: My mom is undermining my authority with my kid!

    Republican, college educated, men work on vacation

    Republican, college educated, men work on vacation

    A new RAND Corporation survey finds that Republicans, the college-educated and men are most likely to work on vacation

     

    Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

    Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

    Tim Clark, young political star, is mourned by D.C. leaders

    Clark, an aide to Muriel Bowser and Kenyan McDuffie, died Jan. 18 after an asthma attack.

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

    Broken rail outside East Falls Church stop fixed

    Weather-related problem outside East Falls Church stop. Delays in both directions on Silver and Orange lines.

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

    Roads, planes, trains all impacted by snow, icy conditions

    Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Carol Glover, 61, was the first passenger to die as a result of a Metro train incident since 2009.

    Leggett seeks to set up a Montgomery transit authority

    The county executive is seeking the ability to fund mass transit projects without relying so much on the state.

    VDOT cancels first of public meetings on I-66

    Winter weather stifles chance to talk about HOT lanes plan, but more sessions are scheduled.

    Transit union: Metro has ‘woefully neglected its safety culture’

    The union head says employees fear that they will be punished if they highlight safety problems.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    FAA wants you to carry on your e-cigs

    E-cigarettes left in in checked-luggage have caused two fires.

    Earlier problems on Metro’s Red Line; ‘sparking inuslator’ near Bethesda

    Problems occurred Monday morning near both the Forest Glen and Bethesda stations.

    Metro arrests two in Morgan Blvd. stabbing

    Transit police arrested two suspects after man stabbed on rail platform; Metro says robbery involved .

    Metrorail action plan is a start in restoring confidence

    After Yellow Line incident, riders wanted answers, and they wanted them from Metro: Are trains safe?

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    To lift the spirits of their boy, who has cancer, two parents asked people to send best wishes in an envelope.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Prince George’s, Montgomery say Hogan went relatively easy on them even though they voted against him.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    COLUMN | Some women are losing money by working. This week, the president acknowledged the crisis.

    Photo Galleries

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    A 12-inch water-main break caused a residential street to give way and swallow a car in the Bladensburg area.

    A prize patrol’s delivery: College acceptance

    Forget fat envelopes in the mail. For some University of Maryland applicants, getting in meant getting a knock on the front door.

    Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

    Owners Don and Sandra Pyle and four of their grandchildren are unaccounted for after flames consumed the house.

    Leesburg celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Nearly 1,000 people parade through the town’s historic streets to honor the slain civil rights leader.

    Maryland’s inauguration day

    New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

    Another bout of snow

    The Washington area endured another round of slick roads and rocky commutes.

    Virginia doctor keeps on trucking

    Rob Marsh administers care from a clinic at a truck stop in Raphine. Truckers passing through as well as locals are his patient base.

    ‘Sea of Blue’ demonstrators rally in support of police

    The D.C. march is among several staged across the country to counter demonstrations against police brutality.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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