Md. investigates claim of improper help on diploma-related projects

A teacher at Richard Montgomery High School in Montgomery County said he observed some students being given inappropriate help on a project.

Victim named in house fire that set off warnings of unstaffed volunteer fire stations in Pr. George’s Co.

On social media, the firefighters union posted stark video and the hashtag #NeverAgain as the county fire department announced an internal review.

Former AU official who was president of an Indiana college is fired after being charged with alleged sex crimes

Thomas Minar spent about seven years in the District before leaving for Franklin College.
Riley Grant, 7, of Upper Marlboro puts together a scarf, which will be donated to charity, during an event at the African American history museum. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)
Riley Grant, 7, of Upper Marlboro puts together a scarf, which will be donated to charity, during an event at the African American history museum. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

At African American history museum, visitors say Martin Luther King Jr.’s work is not done

Around the District, people gathered to contemplate the nation's legacy of racism and slavery and to honor the man who has inspired civil rights movements for over half a century.
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How do you lose a bridge? It’s easy when it’s only 36 inches long.

Readers share more stories of precious things that were lost, then found.
Thousands from Virginia and elsewhere rally against gun-control proposals that helped Democrats seize power in Richmond.
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But the folks at the gun rights rally are afraid of the wrong thing.
Temperatures expected to remain below freezing overnight through Friday.
Corrina Reamer is a bright spot at a time when children’s reading proficiency is plunging nationwide.

Gun rights supporters from across the country converged on Richmond for a rally in opposition to gun-control laws.
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Winds chills today will only be in the teens and 20s.
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