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July 3, 2018

The caged holy family protests President Trump's zero-tolerance policy, which has resulted in holding families arrested near the U.S.-Mexico border in detention centers.

Aug. 6, 2018

“There were women of diverse backgrounds protecting our streets 100 years ago ... We want these stories to be told and to be celebrated and to be learned from.”

June 14, 2018

An Indianapolis woman is preparing to be deported to a country she left at age 5, but her primary concern is ensuring that her children are able to return.

July 16, 2018

City Life Wheels teaches 14- to 19-year-olds how to take apart and restore donated cars to resell at auctions. They start out doing oil changes and work their way up to fixing engines. The staff mentors the teens over dinners and leads group bonding activities, like a recent weekend backpacking trip.

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July 13, 2018

July 25, 2018

Indianapolis officials have been scrambling to regulate what quickly had become a scooter frenzy in downtown Indy.

Indianapolis’ two new “peacemakers” were already taking to the streets to talk to residents, give out phone numbers and knock on doors.

Nov. 16, 2017

There's a new club in town. The Rockbridge Civil Discourse Society formed last month to combat partisanship.

Oct. 5, 2017

The Democratic challenger to Rockbridge County’s congressman is speaking at events, marching in parades and meeting constituents – more than a year away from the election.

May 19, 2016

Under fire by federal regulators, Metro has updated and sped up the schedule for its “SafeTrack” maintenance plan

July 23, 2017

Maryland Democratic leaders are trying to tie Larry Hogan to Donald Trump, saying the popular Republican governor is "missing in action" on issues and policies emerging from the less-popular Republican president. 

May 4, 2016

House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga doesn't see blue when she thinks about Maryland, where registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans 2-to-1.

June 9, 2016

The District once held currency among aficionados for its jamming jazz joints. Today, U Street is lined with the darkened husks of once-glowing music halls.

June 9, 2016

Where is jazz in the District these days? On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, a Georgetown street corner was throbbing with it.

May 24, 2016

At the end of the three-day Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee, Samuel will return to the spellers farm of Olathe — hometown of the 2015 national champion.

April 28, 2016

Ashby Henderson used to grow vegetables for restaurants but says she has come out of the "weed closet" like scores of other D.C. women.