Latest from Samantha Schmidt

“This is where we find out who the real birders are every year,” the D.C. Audubon Society president said.

  • Dec 15, 2018

The federal rules would allow some employers to deny insurance coverage of birth control on religious or moral grounds.

  • Dec 13, 2018

Some see the Boy Scouts accepting girls as poaching from the Girl Scouts, while others see it as offering girls the same opportunities as boys

  • Dec 8, 2018

The class, new to D.C. this fall, is part of a growing movement that rejects tango’s traditional gender roles.

  • Dec 4, 2018

Several same-sex surviving spouses across the country have been denied social security benefits based on a nine-month marriage requirement.

  • Nov 28, 2018

No injuries were reported in the blaze, which broke out early Saturday morning.

  • Nov 24, 2018

D.C. Council asked to pass permanent legislation exempting parent-led play cooperatives from the requirements of licensed day-care facilities.

  • Nov 23, 2018

A federal judge dismissed criminal charges against two Michigan doctors in a female genital mutilation case that was the first of its kind.

  • Nov 21, 2018

The law, one of the strictest in the country, “unequivocally” infringes on women’s constitutional rights, the judge ruled.

  • Nov 21, 2018

"Do you want to have a drink with me?” Kwame Anderson asked. The man paused. 

  • Aug 17, 2018
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