D.C., Md. & Va.

(Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
(Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)

Federal covid relief package could lift Metro through pandemic budget problems

The latest round of federal stimulus could fill a more than $200 million gap that Metro expects at the end of the year.

Airlines, public transit agencies say $1.9 trillion relief plan would prevent deep cuts, job losses

Measure would send billions to airlines, airports, Amtrak and public transit agencies

New D.C. vaccine sign-up system to launch Wednesday; in Maryland, more equity questions arise

In Maryland, volunteers reported problems with appointments for some Black and Latino residents.

Giraffes die in fire at zoo in Fairfax County, fire department says

No other animals were harmed in the Reston-area blaze, according to the fire department.

Prince George’s report dissects, denies allegations of systemic racism in discrimination lawsuit filed by Black, Hispanic officers

The county asserts that the plaintiffs’ expert findings of systemic discrimination in the police department misrepresent data.
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What to know about the coronavirus vaccine rollout in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Here are some questions you might have about how the vaccines are being administered — and when and how you can get your shot.

Black man Tasered by White Fairfax County police officer files federal lawsuit

La Monta Gladney’s case drew comparisons to George Floyd’s.

Northbound D.C. 295 reopened after debris incident forced closure, injured 1

The northbound lanes of D.C. 295 are blocked, and delays stretch for more than two miles.

Fully vaccinated people can visit with nearby grandchildren, dine indoors with one another, CDC says

Long-awaited government guidelines loosened restrictions on how people can socialize or interact with their grandchildren after they’re fully inoculated.

Md. man charged with threatening Biden, Harris was in Gettysburg on day of campaign stop

James Dale Reed, 42, also had a stash of weapons at his home, prosecutors said.

The heart of the matter: Readers remember the ones who got away

When it seems like love at first sight, should we second-guess ourselves?

He put it all on the line opening his butcher shop a year ago. Then the pandemic hit.

How one man turned the global disaster into a business plan that worked.

Howard University names its law library after alumnus and civil rights leader Vernon Jordan

The lawyer and civil rights leader “embodied Howard’s motto of truth and service,” said the school’s president.

D.C. will randomly test 10 percent of students for coronavirus each week

The new testing program, set to begin March 15, will provide a snapshot of the infection rate in schools.

Maryland’s governor says Black residents don’t want to get vaccinated. But thousands are seeking shots.

Officials say Gov. Larry Hogan is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated.

Poll: Little difference in vaccine hesitancy among Black and White Marylanders

About 2 out of 3 residents said the state is doing a poor or fair job in distributing the vaccine.

Of bright, breezy Sunday, it could be said ‘there’s not a cloud in the sky’

Friday, Saturday and Sunday seemed to be meteorological triplets.
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PM Update: Tuesday is the first of several warm and beautiful days

The best weather of the year (so far) is inbound.