Form was meant to make voting easier for D.C. residents. It confused them instead.

The D.C. elections board said the mailer has a “design flaw” and is encouraging voters to disregard an instruction to tear it in half.

D.C., Maryland lawmakers grill health officials over coronavirus response, data

D.C. Council members questioned the city’s progress in identifying new sources of infections.
Authorities investigate the scene at a Southeast Washington neighborhood where a mass shooting occured during a block party Sunday. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)
Authorities investigate the scene at a Southeast Washington neighborhood where a mass shooting occured during a block party Sunday. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)
Perspective

After a mass shooting at a block party, community leaders are left reeling, seething and pleading

They say shooters no longer have a “code” that keeps them from spraying bullets into crowds.

Baltimore gas explosion victim remembered for his devotion to family, friends

Joseph Graham Jr., a Morgan State University engineering student, was killed in the blast that leveled three rowhouses on Monday.
A state report found the company failed to comply with safety standards at the site of an explosion that damaged a Columbia office building.
  • 9 hours ago
Other countries have already done it. While we’re at it: Do we need the dollar bill?
A few areas awoke to flooding early Wednesday morning. It was a sign of potentially more to come.
  • Local
A parked car was washed away to a nearby creek and two other cars were in danger from the sinkhole, police said.
A proceeding in Texas this week appears to be the nation’s first virtual criminal jury trial.

Food establishments recently closed because of health department actions.
  • 17 hours ago
At least 202 companies took advantage of an industry-specific program as well as one meant to prop up small businesses to secure about $1 billion in assistance.
Cash payments will not return to Maryland's toll facilities after the covid-19 emergency is lifted. The temporary all-electronic tolling will be made permanent.
Swamp-like humidity and an approaching cold front fuel the chance of scattered slow-moving storms with very heavy rain this afternoon and evening.
The car left the road on New Hampshire Avenue and struck a pole, county police said.
A man and a woman were killed in the incident, and seven other victims had been hospitalized.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she believes Trump or political appointees sought partisan gain.
Load More
Most Read Local