With lower fares and more amenities, BWI lures D.C. region’s travelers

(Kate Patterson / for The Washington Post)

Baltimore beats Dulles and National in passenger traffic, with a record 25.1 million using the airport last year.


Rep. Andy Harris erects new obstacle in path of Md. wind-farm projects

(Stephan Savoia / AP)

The Republican lawmaker threatened to block federal funding unless turbines are sited farther offshore.


Animal Watch: Crossing guard for a gaggle

Geese get special treatment in traffic on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria.


Md. correctional officers say staffing shortage putting them at risk

(Andre Chung / For The Washington Post)

The employees are asking for more pay as contract negotiations near, saying higher salaries will help attract and retain officers.


Religion events from around the Washington area

Monastery garden tour, sandwich making, labyrinth walk, classical music, concerts.