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  1. How America Fails Black Girls Opinion, Yesterday

    A viral image has drawn attention to a big problem: Nonblacks aren’t stepping up to help missing black kids.

  2. Shots Fired at Capitol as Driver Tries to Run Down Officers U.S., Yesterday

    A United States Capitol Police spokeswoman said a woman had been taken into custody and no one was hurt.

  3. Trump Puts a Presidential-Size Spotlight on His Brand U.S., March 26

    The president spent part of this weekend at one of his golf clubs and in a restaurant at one of his hotels, part of a pattern of visits to properties that bear his name.

  4. Alex Jones Apologizes for Promoting ‘Pizzagate’ Hoax Business Day, March 25

    Mr. Jones, a well-known conspiracy theorist, acknowledged that neither a Washington pizzeria nor its owner had been involved in human trafficking.

  5. Police Posted Missing Teenagers’ Data on Social Media. A City Took Note. U.S., March 24

    When Washington, D.C., tried to draw attention to reports of missing teenagers, activists thought the campaign was because of a spike in abductions.

  6. Art Supply Sales Jumped in January, Thanks to Protest Signs, Report Says Business Day, March 22

    Customers flocked to buy poster board and other materials for signs ahead of women’s marches, a consumer research company says.

  7. Highlights From Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearing U.S., March 22

    Democratic senators were frustrated in the first round of confirmation hearings for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, who offered little insight on his thoughts on contentious legal matters.

  8. Cold Snap Kills Half of the Cherry Blossoms in Washington U.S., March 17

    Predictions that the iconic blossoms would bloom early this year were overtaken by cold weather this week. Peak bloom is now expected to be March 25-26.

  9. Hotel Packages for Cherry Blossom Time in Washington Travel, March 16

    The city will be in bloom, so properties are offering stays featuring cherry-flavored cocktails, iced tea and desserts.

  10. Dina Powell, Donald Trump Aide, Named to National Security Post U.S., March 15

    Although she does not have extensive experience on national security issues, Ms. Powell spent 16 years in government and has a broad network of contacts.

  11. Protesting at Lunchtime: Defying Trump Becomes a Washington Lifestyle U.S., March 15

    Many residents of the heavily Democratic capital who once attended the occasional protest have adopted opposition to the president as a part of life.

  12. Winter Storm Endangers Cherry Blossoms in Washington U.S., March 14

    Tuesday was initially supposed to be the beginning of the peak bloom for cherry blossoms. Instead, the capital is covered in snow.

  13. Trump’s Abortion Strategy Opinion, March 10

    The president’s offer to cut a deal with Planned Parenthood is the latest in a long line of efforts to reduce access to abortion and weaken the cause.

  14. Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates in the U.S. Real Estate, March 10

    The top five highest and lowest median property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

  15. Reaction to Trump’s New Travel Ban Video, March 7

    Responses to President Trump’s new executive order on immigration have been varied.

  16. Dorothy Rice, Pioneering Economist Who Made Case for Medicare, Dies at 94 U.S., March 4

    Mrs. Rice was an analyst at the Social Security Administration when its study on aging highlighted how about half the population 65 and over had no health insurance.

  17. Cherry Blossoms in Washington Could Peak Early U.S., March 2

    After a freakishly warm winter, the iconic cherry trees ringing the Tidal Basin are expected to bloom as early as March 14, the earliest date on record.

  18. Trump’s Call for School Vouchers Is a Return to a Campaign Pledge U.S., March 1

    In his address to Congress, the president backed his controversial education secretary, Betsy DeVos, who has built her career on promoting the voucher program.

  19. Kellyanne Conway and the Battle over Decorum Slideshow, March 1

    After Ms. Conway sat on a couch during the president’s meeting with leaders of historically black colleges and universities on Monday, etiquette arbiters took a stand.

  20. Trump’s Address to Congress Video, March 1

    On Tuesday night, President Trump made his first address to Congress, touching on his goals for immigration, jobs, education and national security.

  21. Kusama Infinity Room Reopens at Hirshhorn Exhibition After Sculpture Damage Arts, February 28

    Part of “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" had to be closed to the public after a visitor damaged a sculpture.