Families cling to hope as deaths reach 9

SURFSIDE, Fla. — The death toll from the collapse of a Florida beachfront condo building has risen to nine as search-and-rescue efforts continue, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Sunday. One person died in the hospital, and workers pulled four more bodies from the wreckage, the mayor said. Scores of […]

Lamont, tribes reach agreement on gambling expansion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration has reached an agreement with Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes on a gambling expansion plan that could lead to sports wagering and online gambling, the governor and tribes announced Thursday. The Democratic governor and leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot and […]

Treehouse teaching and laundry art: Educators find creative ways to reach kids

The Washington Post gathered stories of creative teaching from throughout the Washington region. The anecdotes collected below do not represent everyone’s experience, but they highlight notes of grace — and offer sparks of hope. ‘Everyone’s got laundry!’ As the weeks of online learning stretched into months, art teacher Abigail Dillingham […]