Man found dead at Shady Grove Metro station; drug overdose likely cause of death

The man, found by Metro Transit Police shortly after 2 a.m. on Sunday, likely died of a drug overdose.


Purple Line transit project opponents sue to protect tiny species they can’t even find

(RICKY CARIOTI / The Washington Post)

COLUMN | Purple Line transit project opponents can’t find tiny species in forest but sue to protect them anyway


Quarterback Evan Fochtman helps Spalding grind out a victory over Riverdale Baptist

FOOTBALL | Quarterback Evan Fochtman helps the Cavaliers knock off Riverdale Baptist, which was coming off a perfect season.


Animal Watch: Vulture cast out of child’s playhouse

An animal-control officer in Ashburn said the bird of prey was healthy.


Ocean City neighborhood wants tourists, just not on its street

(Jenna Johnson / The Washington Post)

Residents of Mallard Island, including those who own businesses on the boardwalk, seek to ban rentals.


Lida Moser, photographer of New York and beyond, dies at 93

(Courtesy of Alida Anderson Art Projects / Courtesy of Alida Anderson Art Projects)

Ms. Moser trained her camera on faces and scenes that reflected life in the second half of the 20th century.


County reports 12 confirmed or suspected cases of whooping cough in schools

Four schools have 12 confirmed or suspected cases of pertussis, a highly contagious disease.


Andres Castillo leads Good Counsel football past Wilson in season opener

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Playing its first non-nationally televised season opener in three seasons, No. 12 Good Counsel cruises past Wilson.


Redskins, Olympic backers both eye new stadium at RFK

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)

District could follow other cities in building stadium to host both Summer Games and local pro team.


Three people creating the new Washington

(Brad Howell / For The Washington Post)

Selling Washington worldwide, making the city a playground, designing the future office.