Wrongful-death settlements, long ER waits and inspectors’ violations paint a portrait of a D.C. institution in decline.

Howard University Hospital (The Washington Post)

Temperatures warm dramatically Monday.

D.C. police are investigating the death, but few details were available.

At least three key bills, covering a range of policies, are on track to come up for floor votes as soon as this week.

When it comes to dog waste, England has embraced “stick and flick.” We shouldn’t.

Could smaller, better configured schools help more troubled kids learn?

This week’s Post stories of interest to readers in Prince William County.

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Julio Palma and Frances Barnes were treated at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. But according to lawsuits filed by their families, their care at Howard led to permanent health problems.

Yesterday we tickled 80 degrees. Today many of us may not get out of the 50s.

Wrongful-death settlements, long ER waits and inspectors’ violations paint a portrait of a D.C. institution in decline.

Victim found dead at the scene the Kent Village area

The young — and popular — giant panda was born at the National Zoo in 2013.

The temperature reached 78, the clouds were not menacing, and the cherry blossoms, not as plentiful as some years, were still inviting.

Reggie Wells, Winfrey’s makeup artist for more than two decades, is a pioneer in beauty techniques for women of color.

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A Washington Post-University of Maryland poll also finds plummeting ratings for the transit agency.

A roundup of news from the Washington region.

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Sunday won't be a complete washout, but will be 15-20 degrees cooler and rather raw.

Final vote on ban expected Monday. Also in Annapolis, a fight brewing over how to rate school success and a ban on guns on public college campuses.

A Washington Post-University of Maryland poll finds significant concern about corruption, as lawmakers, governor push to strengthen ethics laws.

GOP hopefuls dangle a tax cut, hot rhetoric and an insider’s insight in a Fairfax forum.

Bill raises the question of whether slower motorists should be fined for getting in the way.

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