Latest from Michael S. Rosenwald
In addition to his pioneering work at the U.S. Geological Survey, Rubin kayaked, figure skated and cracked jokes.
  • May 30, 2020
In 1967, Miami Police Chief Walter Headley vowed to use shotguns and dogs to combat crime in black neighborhoods. He repeated the comments during rioting in 1968.
  • May 29, 2020
Families in the Washington region are asking themselves: Can it really be summer if there is no place to swim?
  • May 23, 2020
Museums and research libraries are reporting huge spikes of do-it-yourself historians who want to put their coronavirus quarantines to good use. The Smithsonian and Library of Congress are thrilled.
  • May 18, 2020
Washington’s suburbs will remain shut down, but businesses in some farther-out areas may resume operations.
  • May 14, 2020
It was 1976, and President Gerald Ford was racing to come up with a vaccine for a new strain of swine flu. Chaos ensued.
  • May 1, 2020
See the latest coronavirus news and developments Wednesday in the Washington region.
  • Apr 29, 2020
She was the daughter of the first Jewish Supreme Court justice. He was the son of a prominent Christian theologian. Together, during the Great Depression, they changed America.
  • Apr 18, 2020
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo quoted the Founding Father, who once described “the possibility of federal encroachments” on state power as “repugnant to every rule of political calculation.”
  • Apr 14, 2020
Centuries before coronavirus, plague, smallpox, yellow fever and other contagions killed millions around the world.
  • Apr 7, 2020