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The rise of tent encampments is changing the face of American homelessness. Inside one, Monica Diaz struggles to keep her full-time job — and her dignity.

  • Mar 22, 2019

Her missing daughter was finally home, but the hard part was just beginning.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Hate crime in America is increasingly becoming a political weapon.

  • Feb 23, 2019

How cities all over the world are slashing their waste output by 80 percent -- or more.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Section 8 housing requires certainty and stability for landlords but faces a political environment that provides neither.

  • Feb 12, 2019

The District logged 209 hate crimes in 2018, up from 107 in 2016. Of the 20 largest cities analyzed, all but four saw an uptick in hate crimes from 2017 to 2018.

  • Feb 2, 2019

A motorist couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw a stately man fixing a flat tire on the side of a highway.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Seven people, including the passenger, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Dec 30, 2018

Alan Henney tracks crime across the D.C. region by listening to police scanners. But that passion is under siege.

  • Dec 29, 2018

Shortly after a college student’s body was found in a cornfield, and an undocumented immigrant was charged with her murder, the laborers on the dairy farm where he’d worked fled Brooklyn, Iowa. One immigrant family left their son behind, and soon the teen had a new home — the home of Mollie Tibbetts.

  • Dec 28, 2018
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