As he was trying to sell D.C. on a new convention center in 1976, Trump’s father was briefly jailed for violations at an apartment complex in neighboring Prince George’s County.

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 7: Donald Trump stands next to a model of D.C. convention center he hopes to develop. July 7, 1976. (Photo by Tom Allen/The Washington Post) (Tom Allen / The Washington Post)

Assailant comments on victims’ “sexual orientation,” police say.

Incident is similar to three other robberies in the District involving teens.

The 23-year-old pop star — a former Bernie Sanders supporter — was greeted by thrilled George Mason University students eager to take selfies.

Dr. Bowen, who helped women gain admission to Princeton, led the Ivy League university in the 1970s and 1980s.

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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A roundup of news from the Washington region.

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Gusty winds to wane overnight. Much warmer tomorrow.

No version of an hours cutback will be popular, but some version is essential.

The race to represent Northern Virginia has tightened as Hillary Clinton expands her lead over Donald Trump.

The only statue to a rebel officer in D.C. honors Pike’s service to the Masons. Should it?

A bill would permanently cap the amount rents could be raised by landlords at 5 percent in “hardship” situations.

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Former magazine writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely described to a federal jury the phone call that made her realize the alleged victim had been lying to her

The Friday night brawl during the game involved at least 20 parents and students and led to one arrest.

Has the Republican nominee transformed America, or simply revealed it?

The mother of 13-year-old Montravious Thomas plans to file a lawsuit against the Muscogee County School District in Georgia.

The statement drew boos from an audience of urban school superintendents.

Temperatures are bouncing around a bit these days. It must be fall!

An onrushing cold front broke the region’s spell of record or near-record readings.

Newborn was punched, left in a car for more than 24-hours before parents buried him, police say.

Fire broke out in building on Second Street NE.

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