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A Half-Dozen Gone But Remembered

Our writer salutes musicians Edwin Hawkins and Dolores O’Riordan, sportscaster Keith Jackson, little- and big-screen stars Doreen Tracey and Dorothy Malone and Sen. John Tunney.

The Never-Ending Fire and Fury

In a way, the disappearance of “Fire and Fury” from the headlines, or at least its cooling down, makes the main point of Michael Wolff's book itself. 

A Primer on Immigration

Here is a primer on immigration as our writer has come to understand it over the past 10 years, as a credentialed, non-advocate congressional journalist covering immigration reform and politics.

DHS’s Nielsen Testifies; Pro-DREAMer Protests (photos)

Just outside the hearing room where Kirstjen Nielsen was testifying, protesters assembled in the Hart Senate Office Building lobby to demand Congress pass the DREAM Act.

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s

In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.

‘City of Hope’ at National Museum of African American History

An exhibition that opened last month commemorates the 50th anniversary of what tragically became Martin Luther King Jr.’s final crusade, which brought Resurrection City to the National Mall.

Business Ins & Outs, Jan. 10, 2018

News Outlets Make Their Own Headlines The year 2017 ended and the year 2018 began with a couple of bangs in local journalism. The endangered...

Current Newspapers Files for Bankruptcy

The Current Newspapers, Inc., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 3. Headquartered at 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, the newspaper company celebrated its 50th anniversary...

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.

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.