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‘It was the culmination of a lifelong dream’

Washington-area journalist and author Jesse Holland loved “Black Panther” comics as a kid. Then Marvel asked him to write a novel for the movie.


With salutes and flashing lights, friends honor Prince George’s officer slain while helping abuse victim

Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin, including Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, Md. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and police officers from across the region.


A personal reason to run for Congress

Lindsey Davis Stover, one of the eight Democrats seeking the nomination for Congress in Virginia’s 10th District, has made sexual violence prevention a focus of her campaign because she was assaulted as a young woman.


Former Metro police officer sentenced to 15 years in prison for supporting ISIS

Nicholas Young, who was found guilty at trial last year, maintains that he is not an Islamic State supporter but rather a misunderstood patriot.


Helping families before they become homeless

A new D.C. initiative run by the Friendship Place non-profit helps families pay back rent and handle other needs to get them to a point where they can support themselves.


Fox attacks 2 men, a cat and a dog in Fairfax County

Whether the fox was rabid is unknown.


Woman arrested holding “gun” after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence

The Secret Service says the woman intentionally rammed her vehicle into the barricade.


Inside the Manafort money machine: A decade of influence-peddling, lavish spending and alleged fraud

Before they joined the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates made millions from foreign dictators. Now they’re accused of fraud.


With salutes and covered hearts, officer killed helping abuse victim is honored at funeral

Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin died in a ‘selfless act in a time of selfish violence,” chief says


D.C. police chief blocked some Twitter followers calling posts ‘cruel and nasty’

Issue goes to the heart of debate centering on the intersection of social media and transparent government


An assault at age 21 has helped set the political agenda for this Democrat

Lindsey Davis Stover, one of eight Democrats seeking the nomination for Congress in Virginia’s 10 District, wants to end sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill.


‘A phony’ and ‘a charlatan’ : Corey Stewart gets taste of own medicine

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) said Stewart’s rhetoric crossed the line


Public radio stations to relaunch shuttered DCist, Gothamist local news sites

The deal includes sites in D.C., New York and Los Angeles that were shut down in November after one unionized.


Former Metro police officer sentenced to 15 years in prison for supporting ISIS

Nicholas Young maintains that he was wrongly convicted.


Man shot by U.S. marshal while being arrested in Prince William County

The marshals were attempting to serve a warrant when the man confronted them, police said.


Kevin Durant, tech investor, has a new startup target: Students with dreams like the ones he had

The basketball superstar invests $10 million in kids from his Prince George’s neighborhood.


Snacks, draw dates and more snacks: Illustrator Marcella Kriebel's dream day in D.C.

Fox Loves Taco, Yang Market, The Salt Line and The Hamilton all provide snacks on the artist's perfect day.


Organizers plan for 500,000 attendees at ‘March For Our Lives’ gun-control march in Washington

The rally will be held next month, but its exact location hasn’t yet been determined.


Maryland open houses Feb. 24-25

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


'Plogging' is the Swedish fitness craze for people who want to save the planet. It's making its way to the U.S.

He told her: The Swedes have a name for your trash runs


Virginia open houses Feb. 24-25

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


D.C. open houses Feb. 24-25

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.


Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead. Then, sharply different choices.

In Vietnam, in matters of love and in their careers, the president and the man investigating him have followed opposite paths.


Emily’s List backs Democrat Abigail Spanberger in race to challenge Rep. Dave Brat

The Republican congressman from suburban Richmond is seeking a third term.


Driver killed in Beltway crash

A Honda collided with a tractor trailer late Thursday.