While Congressional leaders and top White House officials huddled in last-minute discussions, the Washington area prepared for the familiar possibility that keeps thousands of residents from being paid and leaves restaurants and businesses with far fewer customers.
The Health Committee chairman wanted the power to subpoena officials at United Medical Center but lacked the support of his colleagues to get it.
Mayor Catherine E. Pugh abruptly replaced Police Commissioner Kevin Davis weeks after the city ended 2017 with a record-setting homicide rate.
Thousands of people gathered Friday on the Mall during the annual March for Life. ( Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
Thousands of people gathered Friday on the Mall during the annual March for Life. ( Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
Thousands of activists at the annual March for Life enjoyed a rare display of political firepower Friday, with addresses by the president, vice president and House speaker. But the movement’s elevated status comes at the price of much internal debate.
The growing numbers of “pro-life feminists” say they are attempting to broaden the antiabortion movement’s appeal to a younger generation that is less religious and more progressive on social issues.

The couple had concerns that the 17-year-old was a neo-Nazi, friends and relatives have said.

Utility customers could see millions in refunds, but Dominion would get new concessions

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Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill was killed while trying to serve a warrant in Harrisburg.

Investigators think the woman was assaulted by an acquaintance before her arrest.

“My daughter did not choose to be the face of mental illness,” her mother said.

Citing the “environmental and economic importance of the Atlantic Ocean,” a bipartisan group of governors asks to be exempt — like Florida — from drilling.

The youth was arrested after a police pursuit ended in Southeast Washington.

The soulful crooner is staging his first-ever collaboration with a full orchestra this weekend.

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The D.C. government released a striking report this week highlighting pervasive absenteeism among high school seniors: More than 11 percent of graduates receiving a diploma from a D.C. public high school last year missed most of the academic year. The report from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education saved its sharpest criticism for Ballou High School, […]

Police say a stolen blue pickup truck was used in the theft.

Maryland's transportation secretary, Pete K. Rahn, said the delays stem from a one-year legal battle over the project's environmental impacts.

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

Loosening of the law marks cultural shift in a city where most residents could not legally keep handguns in their homes a decade ago.

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