Latest from Ian Shapira
The violence of 1899 left Kentucky on the brink of civil war. Now the Bluegrass state could be facing another contested gubernatorial election between Matt Bevin and Andy Beshear.
  • Nov 10, 2019
The Kings knew their family had once been enslaved. Now, they've befriended the descendants of the enslaver.
  • Oct 23, 2019
A roundup of news from the D.C. region.
  • Oct 5, 2019
Molly Jean flew all the way home from Germany, but says her cat got lost between the gate and baggage claim at Dulles
  • Oct 5, 2019
In Charlottesville, a viral video of an attack by white supremacists made a 20-year-old special-education aide into a symbol of racial strife.
  • Sep 16, 2019
  • Review
The latest novel from the man behind Lemony Snicket is a satire that’s missing some key ingredients.
  • Aug 30, 2019
Tyler Watkins Davis was sentenced to just over two years in prison for his role in the vicious assault on DeAndre Harris during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally.
  • Aug 27, 2019
The cruelties of the Dozier School for Boys are the basis of “The Nickel Boys,” which Barack Obama put at the top of his summer reading list.
  • Aug 16, 2019
Lamar Williams, killed on a Vietnamese hilltop in 1971, left behind an infant daughter. She lobbied to have him moved to the country’s most hallowed military cemetery.
  • Aug 7, 2019
Patrick Gallagher’s wife, Tara, was among the 12 victims of a May 31 mass shooting. Now he must parent their toddler son without her.
  • Jun 14, 2019