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Gbenga Akinnagbe says he’s become painfully aware of the cost of depicting black suffering onstage every night in front of a mostly white audience. And he’s not sure he’d want to take on a similar role again.

  • Jun 28, 2019

Board member: ‘We’re going to have to really roll up our sleeves and make some interesting trade-offs.’

  • Nov 1, 2018

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation alleged that Metro is violating a recent Supreme Court ruling by continuing to deduct dues from the paychecks of employees who did not give their consent.

  • Oct 30, 2018

If the purchase is approved by the Metro board, it would take about two years for design and construction before the majority of the transit agency’s 1,300 office employees could move in.

  • Oct 30, 2018

Will the District, Maryland and Virginia be willing to pay for that?

  • Oct 29, 2018

A budget proposal by Metro officials calls for $2 weekend fares and an expanded rush hour window, along with more service on the Red and Yellow lines. If these changes are approved, they would likely go into effect in July 2019.

  • Oct 29, 2018

The tally of smoke and fire incidents is a window into one of the reasons riders have become fed up.

  • Oct 27, 2018

A new-and-improved RAC will probably be smaller, with more outreach to the riding masses.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Most of the injured were fans attending a high-profile soccer match, authorities said.

  • Oct 23, 2018

What transpired on Sunday was not a "private train," per se, but it wasn't completely public, either.

  • Aug 12, 2018
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