The Washington Post

Stephanie McCrummen

ReporterWashington, D.C.


He showed them his gun. He spoke of doing ‘something crazy.’ Why do the friends Dylann Roof stayed with before the Charleston church shooting shrug about their inaction?

  • Sep 12, 2015

The ceremony in Columbia bookends the highly emotional debate in South Carolina over the flag’s place on statehouse grounds, a conversation that began anew after last month’s mass shooting of nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston.

  • Jul 10, 2015

The presidential campaign by the senator from Vermont has drawn crowds that have surprised even him.

  • Jun 18, 2015

Some see a natural retail politician. Others just see a glib pitchman.

  • Jun 5, 2015

Faced with steadily declining membership, a Southern Baptist church in Tennessee makes a decision once unthinkable in the heart of the Bible Belt: selling to an Arab congregation.

  • May 30, 2015

Festac was called Little London. Now it is decaying, and residents are bracing for election-related violence.

  • Mar 3, 2015

The teacher was taken from a school compound by five armed men, probably for ransom, officials say.

  • Feb 24, 2015

With its most competitive election since 1999 stalled, Nigerians wonder if democracy will endure.

  • Feb 17, 2015

Kelvin Cook, 33, is one of thousands across the country moving from an adult care facility to life on his own, with all its complications.

  • Dec 27, 2014

Almost a year ago, Creigh Deeds’s mentally ill son attacked him with a knife before committing suicide. Now the Virginia state senator struggles with unending what-ifs.

  • Nov 1, 2014
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