Metro: Special Reports


D.C.'s Charter Experiment
In a city struggling to repair its school districts, the emergence of a thriving charter system has altered the dynamics.

Sacred Ground
A day after the 9/11 attacks a makeshift memorial was created on the Arlington Memorial Cemetery fence. Seven years later, the first 9/11 memorial opens.

Who Killed Chandra Levy?
A year-long Washington Post investigation reveals new information showing that critical leads were ignored and the killer may never be brought to justice.

Childhood Obesity
One-third of U.S. children are overweight, leaving the health and productivity of an entire generation at risk.

Forced Out
D.C. landlords who empty buildings of tenants reap extra benefit under law.

Fixing D.C. Schools
The Washington Post investigates the state of the schools and the lessons of failed and successful reforms.

Va. Tech Shootings
Coverage includes victim profiles, narrative of events, multimedia and more.

Being a Black Man
Series explores the lives of black men through their shared experiences and existence.

Giant Pandas at the National Zoo
Tai Shan's fans flock to his party, but for him, it's all about the gifts.

Washington Nationals
At long last, baseball returns to the District. Take and interactive tour of the new stadium, check out the schedule, or read the history of the Washington Nationals.


Jefferson's Vision
Get panoramic views, listen to the Senate and House Clerk discuss the recent renovations and take an interactive tour of the Virginia Capitol.

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty
An in depth look at the District's new mayor, including video with narration by the Post's David Nakamura.

Cherry Blossom Guide
Every spring, thousands flock to the Tidal Basin to watch the cherry blossoms bloom. This is a guide full of photos, video and secrets on the best time and places to go.

Immigration Debate
Immigration reform proposals before Congress have sparked a nationwide political debate.

Crime in the Capital
The District Extra examined 2005 crime statistics for each Police Service Area (PSA).

D.C. Politics
A look at the new administration and latest headlines.

Virginia Politics
The latest from the Virginia politics and government desk.

Maryland Politics
Get the latest updates on the Maryland races.

Watergate
Find full Post coverage, analysis, interactive features and multimedia content on the story that brought down a president and forever altered the triangular relationship between government officials, the media and the public.

Remembering Ronald Reagan
Post coverage of the 40th President of the United States.

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