(The Washington Post)
(The Washington Post)
Gregory is one of 13 cardinals in a new class announced Sunday. The appointment comes as he’s trying to rebuild trust in an archdiocese rocked by sexual abuse cases.

He fought for Black voting rights after the Civil War. He was almost killed for it.

Elected to the Georgia state Senate in 1868, Tunis G. Campbell spent his life championing the rights of Black people, meeting with fierce resistance at every step.
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D.C.-area forecast: And now for something totally different

A dreary, damp and cool Sunday is a dramatic shift from recent days. More rain possible by Wednesday night and Thursday.
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Thank you notes, copies of identification cards, and errant signatures are among the things officials have seen.
The abrupt change of plans show how, on a small scale, teacher reluctance can stop a school from reopening.
Prince George’s County residents have started a rent strike against poor living conditions.
The new mixed-use complex overlooks a traffic circle that dates to 1940.
After 2-year-old Ezechiel Nguemezi’s death, people stepped up to make sure his family wouldn’t be evicted during the pandemic.

Business owners say they’re worried about surviving as the light-rail alignment remains ripped up.
Gusty winds overnight usher in some much cooler (and wetter) weather on Sunday.
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Collision occurred on southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway.
Christian Richardson died at a hospital of injuries sustained in the crash.
Ever add up all the things you learned outside of school?
A cold front is moving through, and there could be a couple brief showers as it passes. It could be as much as 30 degrees cooler tomorrow!
Many Alexandria intersections were without electricity, according to police.
Giant panda steps expected in another month or so, according to zoo.
Sunset not officially ranked, but personal impressions are accepted.
If signed by Gov. Ralph Northam (D), the bill will allow judges to set sentences for people who have jury trials.
Dorchester County is the first Maryland school system to retreat on in-person learning.
A study of Maryland’s Prince George’s County and six other large jurisdictions shows the pattern continues, even though enforcement of such lower-level crimes has decreased.
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D.C.-area forecast: And now for something totally different

A dreary, damp and cool Sunday is a dramatic shift from recent days. More rain possible by Wednesday night and Thursday.
  • 4 hours ago