Washingtonian

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Up, and Away

The author goes in search of his father’s days as a member of an elite club of sport parachutists.

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The Spectacular Unraveling of Washington’s Favorite Shrink

How a once-lauded psychiatrist became a prolific prescriber of painkillers in one of Virginia’s poorest and most isolated counties.

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This Is Danny Pearl’s Final Story

Investigating the murder of a friend and colleague.

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Armey in Exile

Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe build the most powerful Tea Party organization in the country. Then a feud threatened to undo everything.

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A King with No Country

The King of Rwanda is 76 years old, 7 feet 2 inches tall, and lives on public assistance in a small apartment in Virginia.

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The Informant

A participant in a deadly shooting spree decides to snitch on his friends.

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The Things They Leave Behind

Mementos left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the man in charge of cataloging them.

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Remains of the Day

A wedding photographer catches up with his past clients.

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Predator in the Ranks

Is a Marine responsible for a series of violent attacks against women?

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Did Football Kill Austin Trenum?

Just days after suffering a concussion, a 17-year-old fullback hangs himself. Inside his family’s journey to learn if a brain injury is to blame.

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The Passion of John Wojnowski

What would drive a man to stand outside the Vatican embassy nearly every day for 14 years?

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How Do You Explain Gene Weingarten?

A profile of the eccentric Gene Weingarten, the only person to twice win the Pulitzer for feature writing.

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Free John Hinckley

Reagan’s would-be assassin, 30 years later.

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When the Boss Gets Busted: Survival Stories from the Front Lines of Political Scandal

Former Bob Ney, Mark Foley and William Jefferson underlings provide a street-level view of D.C. opprobrium.