Latest from Jessica Contrera

A year after a 12-year-old’s suicide attempt left Marisa Harris dead, her parents still fear for the boy’s mental health

  • Dec 13, 2018

The remains of Richard J. Murphy Jr., a Washingtonian who was thought to be lost at sea, were identified by DNA.

  • Dec 1, 2018

More than a century ago, Lewis Hine took pictures of newcomers from Southern and Eastern Europe when many Americans opposed their arrival.

  • Nov 24, 2018

With a House majority at stake, Laura Murphy threw herself into electing a Democratic woman to Congress. And she wanted her friend Deb Potts to support her, too.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Facing foreclosure at 72, Kathleen Willey never expected help from the #MeToo movement. But in a strange way, she got it.

  • Nov 2, 2018

On Oct. 20, 1968, the former first lady stunned her adoring public by marrying a Greek shipping tycoon.

  • Oct 20, 2018

The 55-year-old Web developer has held multiple security clearances for work on government-related networks.

  • Oct 1, 2018

As their daughter and sister has become the country’s most talked-about woman, the Blaseys have strategically avoided the press.

  • Sep 27, 2018

“I cannot live in this country if he’s in the Supreme Court,” her husband says she told him.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Forty-five years after Jane Mason sculpted the men of Watergate, the busts could have another chance at the spotlight — if she can find a museum interested in exhibiting a not-so-subtle reminder of the past.

  • Sep 19, 2018
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