Petula Dvorak

11/26/2015 - 9:00am

    Looks like fear - not turkey - is the main course being served in our country this week.

    Political opportunists running for president have been cooking up a heaping platter of anti-Muslim sentiment since the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris. They've...

08/13/2015 - 3:37pm

    It's even happening here, in some of Washington's most diverse or proudly progressive neighborhoods: "Black" is being x'ed out.

    In the past 10 days, "Black Lives Matter...

08/13/2015 - 3:06pm

    No, this absurd bit of sexism did not happen in 1963. This happened last weekend.

    Ten young basketball players just returned home to Charlottesville, Virginia, feeling pretty low after their five...

08/13/2015 - 3:03pm

    The violence has been relentless during this city's Summer of Freddie Gray.

    Three months after parts of this city burned in anguish over the death of Gray, who was fatally injured while in...

08/06/2015 - 5:40pm

    Not of Virginia or Maryland, but of the Chesapeake Bay

    Blue crabs mate in the summer in tributaries in Virginia. The next year, females release eggs and tides carry larvae to the lower bay, where...

08/06/2015 - 5:17pm

    Everett Alvarez Jr. sometimes goes days without thinking about the hell he endured - nearly nine years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, one of the longest periods of captivity in U.S. military history.


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