Columbia Heights gunmen fired on group that included members of criminal crew, D.C. police say

At least one shooter was armed with a high-powered assault-style weapon, police say. Thursday's shooting left one dead and five others wounded.

Family of Bijan Ghaisar, killed by Park Police officers in 2017, refiles suit against U.S.

The federal government, and the Park Police, had been dismissed out of the civil suit earlier this year on technical grounds.

Three U-Md. students sickened with salmonella, school officials say

Two of three students had eaten at campus dining facilities and one had eaten elsewhere, an official said. The students recovered, and health authorities are investigating.
Joshua Cole, a gun-safety advocate who is running for the Virginia House of Delegates, addresses a group of demonstrators alongside former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) in front of the NRA headquarters in Fairfax. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
Joshua Cole, a gun-safety advocate who is running for the Virginia House of Delegates, addresses a group of demonstrators alongside former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) in front of the NRA headquarters in Fairfax. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)

Outside NRA headquarters, Virginia Democrats focus on gun violence

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords rallied in front of the National Rifle Association headquarters with candidates endorsed by her gun-safety group.

As cities gentrify and schools diversify, parents of color speak of feeling alienated

In the District and other cities across the country, parent organizations have emerged as a striking, and consequential, example of the cultural, economic and language divides among families.
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Hassan Nezhadessivandi didn’t realize it was his last day handing out Express until a bus driver told him to look at the paper’s front page.

Man is sought in two incidents on trail, police say

Two arrests have been made, police say.


Frederick Turner, convicted of drug dealing in Virginia, got a longer term than major traffickers.

Public defenders for Lt. Christopher Hasson had request certain weapon and drug charges dismissed

Andrew Thomasberg, 21, is accused of illegally acquiring firearms as a drug user.

Temperatures are headed back to the 80s as humidity rises.

Their Maryland classroom became a courtroom so they could practice legal arguments.

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Research shows black students shoulder a disproportionate burden of student debt in the U.S.

The billionaire will now also repay the education loans amassed by the parents of 2019 graduates.

The internal report found credible accusations that four teachers abused students between 1975 and 2008.

Those participating in protests Friday and Monday say they are responding to what they see on the job.

School officials said they focused on geographical diversity in making their decision.

Police said it was unclear whether the incidents were related.

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