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Man exposes himself, then tries to rape second woman in Silver Spring

Montgomery police said the woman fought off the attempted assault on Wednesday night.


Continuing the Snyder tradition

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

WRESTLING | Kevin Snyder is no Kyle Snyder — and that’s fine with him. Good Counsel’s 195-pounder is set for National Preps Tournament.


D.C. community calendar, Feb. 26-March 5, 2015

Jewish Film Festival, job fair, tax help, ukulele jam, Cuban festival, bagpipes.


Letting work and life mix in one perfect home

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

A contemporary house in Bethesda, Md., reflects a couple’s tastes and ideals.


Former Montgomery schools chief sets up business to open way for consulting

Firm set up by former superintendent Joshua P. Starr was registered a day after his resignation took effect.


Boys’ basketball Top 20 rankings

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Montrose Christian takes over at No. 1 while Richard Montgomery and Douglass re-enter the rankings ahead of the playoffs.

State audit finds Md. transit agency didn’t verify Purple Line design firm payments

The findings pertain to nearly $233 million in contract payments, according to the report.


Montgomery superintendent search revs up, with forums planned

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

As the district searches for a new superintendent, public is asked about important qualities in next leader.


Maryland 2A boys’ basketball playoff preview: region-by-region breakdown

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

Largo and Douglass could meet again in the 2A South semifinals, and Oakland Mills is also a strong contender in the region and state.


Michael S. Rosenwald

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right.

Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all find a preference for old-fashioned print.

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Diane Rehm tackles right-to-die topic on show after coming out in support

NPR talk show host Diane Rehm addresses her support for the right-to-die campaign on her show.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

The right to die battle: A timeline

The right to die debate, through the years.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

NPR host Diane Rehm emerges as key force in the right-to-die debate

Her decision to become an advocate, spurred by the death of her husband last year, has put her in an ethically tricky but influential spot with her 2.6 million politically active listeners.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

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Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

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.

Maryland’s inauguration day

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

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

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