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Laris was hired by the Washington Post in 2000 as a cartographer. From 2009 to 2015 he served as deputy director of the graphics department. Currently serves as senior graphics editor/cartographer.
Following President Trump’s nationally televised plea to build a border wall, we look at the modern history of the arrest of migrants attempting to enter the United States without authorization.
This map shows where federal workers in affected agencies account for a relatively high share of jobs.
U.S. troops will now stay in Syria indefinitely, controlling a third of the country and facing peril on many fronts
The Camp Fire ignited Nov. 8 in Northern California and quickly blew through the small town of Paradise, becoming the deadliest and most destructive fire in the state’s history.
As the ice melts, U.S. prepares for possible threats from Russia and China
The Camp Fire, near Chico, started early Nov. 8 and has already burned more than 100,000 acres. The Woolsey Fire northwest of Los Angeles is threatening Malibu and Thousand Oaks.
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.
Precinct-level results show which neighborhoods voted for Democrats in 2018, flipping some Republican-held districts blue.
The marquee senate race was one of several key victories for Republicans.
Fewer people are dying in terrorist attacks. But the Islamic State continues to be the world's deadliest group.