Stephanie McCrummen

ReporterWashington, D.C.


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

Yale law professor Eugene Fidell said he met with the soldier last week and would be present when he is interviewed by Army.

  • Jul 16, 2014
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