Running from addiction
When Walter Barrera chose ultra long-distance running over crack cocaine, he was able to slowly start putting his life back together.
Shelley and Bill: A love story
On the eve of their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, Shelley Belgard and Bill Ott tell the story of their unique romance that has spanned the decades.
‘Living in a dream’
On May 26, 1988, 59 fifth graders from Seat Pleasant Elementary School in Seat Pleasant, Md., were offered scholarships to college if they completed high school. Now, 23 years later, the students reflect on the opportunity they were given and where it has taken their lives.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial unveiled
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is revealed to members of the press before opening to the public. The design is derived from part of King's famous "I have a dream" speech when he said, "With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope." The memorial sits by the tidal basin between the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials.
2011 Post Hunt: The Vanity
A furniture display matched a page in The Washington Post Magazine in this puzzle from the 2011 Post Hunt.
9/11 firefighters react to Osama bin Laden's death
Firefighters who responded to terrorist attacks on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, talk that day and their thoughts about the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, at Fire Station 8 in Arlington, Va.
Obama, Romney campaigns make final push in Henrico, Va.
Go behind the scenes as campaign volunteers for both President Obama and Mitt Romney canvass, make phone calls and rally on the eve of election day in the critical area of Henrico County, Va. In 2008, Obama beat McCain here by a 56 percent to 44 percent margin, becoming the first Democratic presidential candidate to win Henrico since Lyndon B. Johnson.
The Paula Broadwell stakeout
Journalists wait outside the home where Paula Broadwell is thought to be staying in the northwest Washington neighborhood of Mount Pleasant.
Floyd Lee Corkins buys gun, week before shooting at Family Research Council
On August 9, 2012, France TV briefly interviewed Floyd Lee Corkins II for a general story on buying guns at a store in Chantilly, Va. He is the first man to appear on camera. This occured the week before the shooting of an unarmed security guard last summer at the D.C. headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council.