At Robert A. McDonald’s confirmation hearing, senators appeared as not wanting to scare him off.
A journalist’s memoir almost makes the reclusive “To Kill A Mockingbird” author dull by sheer overexposure.
Abortion-access measure is latest piece of campaign literature.
They spoke of how the VA failed to give their children the help they needed after returning from combat.
“They already professionally assassinated me,’’ one tells House committee.
Like Bowe Bergdahl, Danny Chen wanted to be a hero. But the U.S. military let them both down.
The reclusive heiress Huguette Clark sold her first painting Wednesday, three years after her death at 104.
Items from her $300 million estate to be auctioned Wednesday at Christie’s in New York.
A conservative news site posts an interview witih Clinton in a case she handled when she was a lawyer.
At a benefit performance for the National Yiddish Theatre, sisters of the stage and screen reminisce.
Secretary of State plans to propose five steps to end what he calls a “pandemic.”
At a Washington conference this week, a close adviser to Pope Francis cites the incompatibility.
Eric Shinseki set a positive tone at the top of the VA system, but he evidently had misplaced faith in his employees.
COLUMN | Ending the practice that is a tradition rather than a theological imperative would heal divisions.
National Cathedral celebrates the birthday of its peal bells with some marathon ringing.
Schools facing bad PR have altered how they handle cases, but others must do more to change their culture.
Diane Lockhart has come to the fore as the series has evolved with a series of shocking events.
The longtime correspondent on covering Nixon, getting fired by Tina Brown and making friends on Twitter.
Hillary Clinton was among those speaking at a conference showcasing the benefits of early intervention.
Romeo Dallaire, who pushed for intervention in Rwanda, is honored for acting when others did nothing
Melinda Henneberger has been writing about politics and culture for the Washington Post since 2011. Previously, she was the founder and editor-in-chief of AOL's Politics Daily and spent 10 years at the New York Times as a Washington correspondent and Rome bureau chief. She's also been a staff writer for the Dallas Morning News and New York Newsday and has written for the National Catholic Reporter, Commonweal, GQ, the New York Times Magazine and Reader's Digest. She has a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and received a graduate degree in European studies from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. Illinois native, mom of teen twins, married to Post reporter Bill Turque.
Former beats include Dallas cops, local government, Texas prisons and New York hospitals, poverty in Westchester County, breaking news and features in Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas, Congress, the 2000 presidential campaign, the Vatican, Italy and Greece. Special projects on homelessness in Dallas, deaths from neglect in the Texas "schools" now known as living centers for people with developmental disabilities, the lives of American women in Catholic religious orders, and a crack addict in the Bronx trying to stay clean.