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Va. House expected to name Del. Kirk Cox its speaker-in-waiting

Cox is a retired government teacher who’s worked closely with retiring Speaker Howell.

Trump prefers glitzy Mar-a-Lago to rustic Camp David. Is the presidential retreat doomed?

Historians say the historic Maryland compound exemplifies American values and deliberative diplomacy. But President Obama didn’t like it, either.

Lost slave freedom papers tell of the tortuous paths out of bondage

From an old safe in Maryland comes tales of self-purchase and freedom on the installment plan.

Community events in Loudoun County, Feb. 19-26

This week: African American aviation and space pioneers, and the Loudoun Grown Expo.

Loudoun proposes $2.5 billion budget for fiscal 2018

Plan would meet nearly all of the school system’s request and hold property taxes steady.

Residents displaced after fire at building in Southeast

The blaze was one of several that broke in the Washington region on Monday.

PM Update: Clouds on the increase tonight. Cooler temperatures for Tuesday.

You may actually have to wear a jacket tomorrow, with temperatures stuck in the 50s tomorrow.

Why home values are growing faster in some farther-out suburbs than closer-in ones

As D.C. becomes unaffordable, many home buyers are looking to places like Poolesville and Clarksburg in Maryland and Warrenton and Lorton in Virginia.

Tesla driver joins group of highway heroes who saved others' lives in runaway car

It's a feat you usually see only at the movies, but a number of motorists have saved other drivers by stopping runaway vehicles

Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse in Alexandria lists for $349,900

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The two-story residence has been renovated and includes hardwood floors in the living and dining rooms, a wood-burning fireplace, plantation shutters, recessed lighting and renovated bathrooms.

On Presidents’ Day, why not make a George Washington pie?

My attempt to resurrect one version of a once-famous dessert was tasty, not pretty.

Va. Democrats to challenge GOP state lawmakers in each district Clinton won

Democrats say they will field twice as many challengers in state races this November as they did two years ago.

PM Update: Springlike conditions prevail for Presidents' Day

Slightly cooler tomorrow, especially near the water. But who can complain about 60 degrees in February?

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