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Alan Cheuse, author, teacher and NPR literary commentator, dies at 75
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 22:51:08 GMT
Mr. Cheuse wrote more than a dozen books, taught at George Mason and was NPR’s ‘voice of books.’









This 35-acre Virginia farm could be yours for $200 and a thousand words
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:38:28 GMT
The contest winner gets property with a four-bedroom home, a cottage, a barn and a woodworking shop.









Twitter solves a routine Metro problem that shouldn’t have existed
WashingtonPost.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 00:19:00 GMT
After a Farecard is eaten by a vending machine, a rider uses social media to complain.









Why are random animal sculptures hanging from light posts in Southeast?
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:51:57 GMT
Animal attraction: A public art project in Southeast D.C. features a wild alphabet.









Swelter for hours in line to eat at the acclaimed Rose’s Luxury? People do it every day.
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 22:38:00 GMT
The D.C. restaurant won’t take reservations. So determined food fiends line up and wait for it open.









D.C. area forecast: Staying near 90 or above through midweek
WashingtonPost.com / Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:00:52 GMT
We continue to add to our 90-degree day count this week as that humidity slowly returns to more noticeable levels.









Contest rules for Virginia farm
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:33:11 GMT
The owner explains what needs to be in the essay, the rules of the contest and how it will be judged.









John N. Wiernicki, survivor of Auschwitz camp in WWII, dies at 89
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 22:28:14 GMT
Mr. Wiernicki, who later became a Postal Service architect, was a Polish guerrilla fighter before his capture.









Clinton man drowns swimming off Cove Point
WashingtonPost.com / Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:34:25 GMT
The 57-year-old Clinton man went in the water ahead of a friend, police said.









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