Four Washington Post photographers captured people in different areas of the city going about life as usual.
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Robin Bell’s periodic political messages briefly flash on federal facades. What do they leave us with?
Some recommendations are not about education at all.
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The Luxury Issue
Around the globe, people want to know how the rich stack up against one another.
  • Apr 27
Hirshhorn head Melissa Chiu proved critics wrong and made the museum hot again.
For Vetements and other fashion labels, the banal is beautiful.
1 star | At the Greenbrier, one bright spot is breakfast.
Niermann Weeks makes elegant pieces that grace penthouses and mansions.
The sweatshirt, the summer shoe, the staycation and more, re-imagined.
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Previously in the Magazine

Washington’s elementary school kids narrate some of the biggest questions of this political moment in their own voices.

  • Britt Peterson, Adam Hayes, Daniel Mich, Nicki DeMarco, April Greer, Christian Font
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Washington’s rules for decorating: classic, comfortable, eminently correct.

As glass boxes fill the skyline, Douglas Jemal is saving what’s left of the city’s character.

The writer had never planned to captain her own boat. Then her father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

The stats are great. The record is mediocre. His third season may determine his NFL future.

Roger Federer can’t play forever. Once he’s done, can men's tennis still be beautiful and fun?

  • Giri Nathan, Calla Kessler, May-Ying Lam, Julio Negron
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  • Aug 24
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The dates are still blind. But now, a political profiler, a comedian, a radio producer and a sex writer will help make the matches, talk to the daters and deconstruct what happened.

  • Michelle Cottle, Rich Juzwiak, Neil Drumming, Vijai Nathan, Daniele Seiss, Foreal, Beth Broadwater
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  • Aug 10
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West Virginia needs jobs and an end to the opioid crisis. Legalizing pot might help with both.

  • Mark Lynn Ferguson
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  • Aug 10
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The national GOP is in chaos. Maryland’s governor offers something very different.

  • Matthew Mosk
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  • Aug 3
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In 2002, the FDA approved the much-heralded permanent contraceptive device. Why are so many women speaking out against it?

Donated items from all over reflect our racial history and bloodied path to democracy.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Oprah Winfrey’s museum donation was huge. Her hopes for the museum are even larger.
  • Sep 15, 2016
The civil rights legend recalls what it took to win the legislative battle for the museum.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Millions of stories help shape collective memory and point us to the future.
  • Sep 15, 2016
The filmmaker sees an opportunity to confront the legacy of the nation’s original sin.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Four sets of architects executed the vision for housing the past and the future.
Activists talk across generations about economic power, policing and voting in 2016.
  • Sep 15, 2016
(Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture)
Carbbing supplies at the warf at Smith Island in August, 2016 (Bill Shugarts)
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