Book buddies

"By giving out books in disadvantaged areas, two friends are inspiring kids to read—and encouraging pride and purpose"

The gun owner next door

Montgomery County residents applied for nearly twice as many handgun licenses in 2020 than the year before—and the surge in demand isn’t slowing down


They’ve put in the hours, trained hard, and dreamed. On the cusp of reaching the next level, these elite high school athletes have had to push through lots of setbacks. Meet five Bethesda-area teens who haven’t let the pandemic slow them down.

Bethesda interview: Manu Raju

CNN chief congressional correspondent Manu Raju on being inside the Capitol as insurgents stormed the halls, and what it’s like to cover the Hill during a pandemic