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Theresa Vargas

ReporterWashington, D.C.


In three months, my husband and I traveled with a toddler and infant from Washington to Indonesia, Indonesia to California, California to Texas, Texas to California, and then back to Indonesia. Here’s how we survived.

  • Mar 24, 2015

As I sat holding my son in the hospital waiting for scans to confirm what I feared most — that he had a skull fracture — I was told repeatedly by nurses and doctors that they see this all the time.

  • Mar 11, 2015

As a D.C. couple built 35 years of memories, they knew a brain disorder might end their journey prematurely.

  • Nov 15, 2014

Why did Kahlil Tatum, the girl’s suspected abductor, shoot his wife before killing himself? What might she have known about the whereabouts of the 8-year-old?

  • Aug 4, 2014

Chris Cooley, Gary Clark and Mark Moseley are among the Redskins alumni who embrace the name.

  • Jul 29, 2014

Jordan Wright, whose grandfather was George P. Marshall, still attends games but opposes the name.

  • Jul 23, 2014

The ruling notes that “the Washington Team” will be used as a replacement, except in direct quotes.

  • Jul 14, 2014

Walter Wetzel helped create the Redskins logo. His descendants can’t agree on whether the name is a slur.

  • Jul 6, 2014

  • Jun 20, 2014

On Saturday, the UCC’s mid-Atlantic conference voted to boycott the Redskins games and gear.

  • Jun 14, 2014
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Theresa Vargas is a reporter for the Post’s local enterprise team. Her stories have taken her, among other places, into a home for transgender teens, a support group for wheelchair-bound survivors of gun violence, and a courtroom where a woman with Down syndrome fought for the right to decide how she lives. During the peak of the recession, she and a photographer traveled across the country to chronicle how Americans were coping. Before coming to the Post, she worked at Newsday in New York. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
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