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Volume 45, Number 2
Employees at these organizations earn excellent pay and benefits, do interesting work, and enjoy a good work/life balance. How does your company compare?
Cover photograph by Chris Leaman.
Five new inductees into the Washington Business Hall of Fame may not be household names, but their companies are. By Leslie Milk.
This spring, a couple from Washington’s social elite—a trusted diplomat and a former Hill aide—were arrested after allegedly spying for Cuba for 30 years. Here’s the story of their secret life. By Mary Clare Fleury.
On the trail of stolen art and treasures, two Washingtonians help Courbets and Picassos find their way back home. By Susan Baer.
She was a 14-year-old on the edge of rebellion when she fell for Juan. She thought it was love. Then one night two of his friends raped her, and he did nothing to stop them. By Amanda Pagliarini.
We found 82 burger joints, street carts, taquerias, and dinner-worthy happy hours where a delicious meal is $15 or less. By Ann Limpert, Todd Kliman, Kate Nerenberg, and Rina Rapuano.
Capital Comment Dancing with the pols . . . Who was Nixon’s Deep Throat? . . . Congress members behaving badly . . . Lawyers behaving like lawyers. . . Good Washington reads . . . Ben Bradlee’s kind of woman—is at Slate.
Where & When Here comes FotoWeek DC . . . Modern greats at National Gallery . . . Much Ado at Folger . . . Show Boat at Signature . . . Robin Williams at Constitution Hall . . . Book fair at the Press Club . . . Craft show at the Convention Center.
Competitive and Slightly Unhinged Why college debaters dominate our political scene.
Come Closer Pictures from the National Geographic archives—from historic events to natural wonders and unforgettable faces.
All the Right Questions What to know and what to ask when choosing an assisted-living facility.
What $1 Million Buys Where House prices went up fast, then came back down. Here’s a look at what nice houses cost now.