Latest from Samantha Schmidt

One-third of U.S. priests are in religious communities that watchdogs say fly beneath the radar.

  • Nov 9, 2018

Two states passed ballot measures curtailing access to abortion. But abortion rights activists still considered Tuesday night a victory.

  • Nov 7, 2018

  • Nov 6, 2018

As the number of people seeking assistance for domestic violence in D.C. has continued to rise, advocates decided to invesitgate how well the city responds to the growing need.

  • Oct 31, 2018

The budget is one problem. Then there’s the question of what message armed guards and metal detectors at a house of worship would send.

  • Oct 28, 2018

“We have seen acts of violence. What’s new is the context of the acts of violence.”

  • Oct 27, 2018

Ninety minutes of scripture and music from Cat Stevens and D.C.'s Gay Men's Chorus as mourners gather on the 20th anniversary of Shepard's murder.

  • Oct 26, 2018

As they prepare to inter their son at Washington National Cathedral, Matthew Shepard's parents reflect on the 20 years since his death.

  • Oct 25, 2018

Nearly half of Hispanics say life for people of their ethnicity has worsened since 2016, blaming the Trump administration for their increasing pessimism.

  • Oct 25, 2018

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

  • Aug 17, 2018
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