A proposal before the D.C. Council would give 80 District citizens the authority to issue tickets to vehicles parked where they aren’t allowed. But critics say such “citizen cops” are a recipe for disaster.
College students across the country are advocating for round-the-clock access to the morning-after pills such as Plan B.
Reps. Jennifer Wexton, left, Abigail Spanberger, center, and Elaine Luria are Democrats representing Virginia on Capitol Hill. (Cal Cary, Ryan M. Kelly and Vicki Cronis-Nohe)
Reps. Jennifer Wexton, left, Abigail Spanberger, center, and Elaine Luria are Democrats representing Virginia on Capitol Hill. (Cal Cary, Ryan M. Kelly and Vicki Cronis-Nohe)
The three freshman Democratic congresswomen are in demand on the campaign trail to help boost candidates the state legislature in Virginia three of the party’s top officeholders have been sidelined by scandal.
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The Past, Rediscovered
The Library of Congress will show a penciled draft of the poet’s luminous “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.”

John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle School will lose its Title I status and the nearly $250,000 attached to it.

  • Talia Richman
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Attempting to adapt, liberal arts schools across the state are taking measures such as adjusting curriculums, adding courses and cutting tuition.

  • Liz Bowie
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  • Perspective

Indulge me as I share the story of an old snare drum and a greedy, silly boy.


George Mason University is among the first schools with a program employers hope to expand in the D.C. region and beyond.

Adrian Harris, 26, of Waldorf, was struck just before 5 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Route 301 at Rosaryville Road, in Upper Marlboro.

Jonathan Hernandez, 25, of Southeast, was killed in the Northeast shooting.

No residents were seriously injured in the Sunday morning blaze in Columbia Heights, authorities said.

The lanes reopened several hours after the 2:20 a.m. crash. No one was seriously injured.

Too bad most pools don't open until next weekend.

  • Brian Jackson
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The site is near the “starburst” intersection of H Street and Bladensburg and Benning roads.

The monument to a cyclist killed last month was sent “flying through the air.”

Police and other groups held a second Missing in Washington D.C. Day.

Sanchez was fatally stabbed on the trail in Virginia on May 11.

When Rashema Melson first walked across Georgetown University’s campus as a freshman in the fall of 2014, she told herself she was smart enough to be there, had worked hard enough to be there, deserve...

  • Perspective

This graduation season, the college admissions scandal has forced us to consider who deserves to walk across those stages — and who doesn’t.

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It was a newspaper columnist’s idea. He hoped to counter Soviet PR victories.

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