An enemy in our midst: Maryland tries to fight invasive plant species

Beginning next year, a few garden favorites will no longer be legal to sell as the state steps up its fight against landscape-altering invasive plants.

Maryland open houses July 30-31

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

MD 202 in Upper Marlboro reopens on westbound side after a downed light pole

MD 202 in Prince George’s County has reopened in its westbound lanes. There had been a light pole in the road.

Update: Storms around D.C. continue to cause delays at Dulles and National airports

The ground stops were prompted by severe weather in the region.


The senator who handed Hillary Clinton her sledgehammer

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

Retiring lawmaker Barbara Mikulski seems to be everywhere at the Democratic convention, rallying Democrats and basking in her legacy.