Latest from Bonnie Berkowitz

The average person on Earth would live 2.6 years longer if the air contained none of the deadliest type of pollution, according to researchers at the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute. Your number depends on where you live.

  • Nov 19, 2018

Two obvious takeaways for area voters are that Virginia became a bit bluer and Maryland maintained the status quo. But a deeper look shows that both those results were driven by the electoral oomph of middle-class and wealthy suburban voters.

  • Nov 8, 2018

The marquee senate race was one of several key victories for Republicans.

  • Nov 7, 2018

From quirky procedures to nail-biter races, here are some ways Election Day could turn into Election Week, Election Month or longer.

  • Oct 29, 2018

Usually, a few dozen congressional contests are no-contests by default. This year, Democrats are contesting nearly every race. Here’s what that means.

  • Oct 12, 2018

This strange skull may have come from a rare dinosaur — or from a Triceratops with an odd nose.

  • Sep 19, 2018

Not every flooded house is a total loss. As the water recedes, homeowners have to figure out what to keep and what to toss.

  • Sep 15, 2018

When they’re firing on all cylinders in the heat of battle, that’s the nature of the beast. But the fact of the matter is, we’re all in the same boat.

  • Aug 29, 2018

The pope’s official opposition to the death penalty in all cases, which was announced August 2, pits the Catholic Church’s stance against the laws and practices of several dozen countries, including the United States.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Here’s a look at how far runners in each generation would get — if the race were a massive relay.

  • Oct 28, 2016
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