Mr. Friel explored Irish identity in his plays, including the Tony-winning “Dancing at Lughnasa.”
Up to 10 inches in five days filled local rivers, as tide and waves battered beaches.
A roundup of news from around the Washington area.
The Republican insider will have to win over the grass roots — again — as he runs for Virginia governor.
NEA, nation’s largest labor union, gives nod to Clinton, but dissent grows win the rank-and-file
As British Treasury chief in the 1970s, Mr. Healey had to seek a loan to keep the British economy afloat.
Mr. Denlinger investigated college recruiting scandals in his columns and books and once stood up to Vince Lombardi.
Advocates hoped to be able to compare student performance across state lines, but that’s still hard to do.
What was up with those British phone booths on the GWU campus? Answer Man answers the call.
The former attorney general said he has not ruled out making another bid in 2017.
Police said a fight on the busy commercial street ended with gunfire.
The sheriff’s office is investigating the deaths of the two people, who were found next to dumpster at a store.
A majority of the rain for this stretch is behind us. Clouds, showers, drizzle, and wind just aren't in a hurry to depart.
Jonathan Alexander Diaz-Chavez faces an assault charge related to a crowbar incident, authorities said.
FOOTBALL | Malik Anderson completes a seven-play, 80-yard drive with a six-yard rushing touchdown to lift the Lions.
FOOTBALL | Peeler’s two first-quarter touchdown catches send the Warriors on their way to victory.
Arne Duncan dramatically expanded federal role in education, compelled changes in nation’s public schools.
Students younger and older, plus one teacher, are remembered for their passions and ambitions.
Prince George’s County police said the scooter rider, Robert Peryear Jackson, died Thursday.
A Montgomery County third-grader was accused of saying he wanted to kill a classmate and suspended.