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Facing their lowest enrollment numbers in years, schools are offering more practical courses — including more semesters of writing courses and externships — to attract students worried about getting a job after graduation.
The U.N. estimate confirms fears that Sunday’s tragedy was the worst migrant disaster in the heavily trafficked Mediterranean Sea.
Cellphone video of the arrest; Freddie Gray. (The Baltimore Sun)
Peter Hermann and Lynh Bui
City officials pleaded for calm as they launched an investigation into what happened to 25-year-old Freddie Gray after his arrest.
Maureen McDonnell’s appeal was very similar to that of her husband, ex-governor Robert McDonnell.
WEATHER GANG | Humidity will drop today, but winds will pick up by the afternoon.
The Redskins must decide by May 3 whether to pick up the option on the quarterback’s contract.
The Democratic White House hopeful had a few choice words for a GOP economic argument.
Aaron C. Davis
A House panel will revisit a law that bans employer discrimination based on reproductive health decisions.
A new site shows the District’s empty tree boxes and lets residents prioritize which ones get filled.
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The "cheesiest." (Washington Post)
Michael E. Miller
Healthier, sure. But the color of Mac & Cheese is the color of childhood.
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The AARP Livability Index shows that communities in D.C., Maryland and Virginia offer what people need.
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An indictment is said to allege that Jason Rezaian provided information to “individuals with hostile intent.”
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | The clothes are cheap and unflattering. Maybe that’s part of their charm.
The American ships are reportedly preparing to intercept Iranian vessels carrying arms.
Sandra G. Boodman
MEDICAL MYSTERY | A rare condition left her unable to walk, speak clearly or use her left hand.
Conservative scholars are arguing homosexual unions will cause 900,000 abortions.
Only the European Union can help those who set sail in search of a better life.
The highs and lows of Tim Tebow
Husband finds love, loss in baseball
'Game of Thrones': D.C. edition
Swiped out | Dated
Barney Frank on how to use humor to get what you want | On Leadership
Date Lab: Timi and Tory
Late-night laughs: Tax Day edition
In search of the Delmarva fox squirrel
Bradley Beal talks Bradley Beal
Canadian mom changes anti-vax stance
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Minority Leader Harry M. Reid dished out more partisan red meat on the Senate floor Monday afternoon.
Our relationships change us -- even after they’re over.
At a local barbershop, little surprise at flawed testimony from the FBI’s elite forensic workers.
Washington is 6-1 on the road in the playoffs since last season and could be poised to seize control of the series with a Game 2 win Tuesday.
TOWN SQUARE | The mixed-use project across from Nationals Park will also include a Residence Inn by Marriott and 25,000-square-feet of retail space.
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Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | While the getting’s good, do good things with spring’s funky early-bird vegetable.
FEDERAL DIARY | The terrorist attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building also changed Washington.
FEDERAL EYE | FEDERAL EYE | Auditors also found that some of the flights were largely empty.
Patrick O’Connell has thrown some over-the-top parties, but they all hold lessons for even the everyday host.
“The American People: Search for My Heart” is the latest from AIDS activist Larry Kramer.
Users now have the option to receive direct messages from anyone, if they choose.
WONKBLOG | The rise and fall and rise again of the top 1 percent in one amazing chart.
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