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Hanukkah Arrives in D.C. With National Menorah Lighting (photos)

The Air Force Band and the "Three Cantors" provided the musical backdrop; Mushka Landa of Connecticut and Elias Greenwood of California read their prize-winning essays; and Dreidelman made his usual appearance.

Tech Tip: New Quarter, New Password

Maintaining separate passwords, and changing them at least every three months, is a lot of work, but the cybersociety we live in demands it.

Last Chance: Gordon Parks at the National Gallery

“Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Works 1940-1950,” on view through Feb. 18, offers direct vantage into an era when the government sponsored art projects on a national scale.

Correspondents’ Dinner 2018: A Tale of 2 Parties

The president held his own party in a place called Washington, Michigan — a party that was not so much a party as it was a rally and a brag-fest, at which he roasted the media instead of the media roasting him.

At-Large Council Race Brings Drama to Midterms

The opposition to incumbent Elissa Silverman has been recently led by the mayor, who’s been highly vocal and emphatic in her support for Dionne Reeder.

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status

On Nov. 15, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board will consider an application to make the Exorcist Steps a historic landmark, similar to but not on par with the presidential and war memorials.

Maureen Dowd Party Trashed on Twitter

The dust-up concerned the New York Times columnist’s July 24 party at her N Street home for Times colleague Carl Hulse and his new book.

Carol Schwartz’s ‘Quite a Life!’

If there are people that don’t know Schwartz, that omission has been taken care of with the coming of her book “Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back.”

They Left Us, With Memories, in 2017

Here for one more time are some of those who one way or another have finagled their time on earth into the memories of those who cherish (or, in one case or two, deplore) them.