Author: Petula Dvorak

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The confessions keep coming. My friend shared her #MeToo ordeal this week, inspired by Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme... [Read More]
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Survivors of sexual assault are on trial the moment they speak up. So they don't. [Read More]
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Somewhere in the politics of the American Dream, we've lost our humanity. [Read More]
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For one family, the total came to nearly $700,000 for 21 months. And they have no regrets. [Read More]
Tags: Pay - Month - Love
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If someone you love is dying, how much are you willing to pay for just one more day with them? [Read More]
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If someone you love is dying, how much are you willing to pay for just one more day with them? [Read More]
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The Knott family auctioned off chain saws, goats and guns to raise some of the $695,000 they spent on Kaisy Knott's experimental cancer treatment in... [Read More]
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Luma Al-Attar found herself commuting between her home on the island and her hometown in Bethesda, constantly asking herself whether staying in Puerto Rico makes... [Read More]
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Joe Gomez didn't listen to his abuelita. "What did I tell you, Joseph?" his grandmother asked him after Gomez's mistake made news. "What you're making... [Read More]
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"I was very optimistic, I thought I could make a difference," Gomez said. But as a Latino working for an immigration reform group, he says... [Read More]
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Lilly Ledbetter knows that the highest court in the land, which did nothing for her when she sued for fair pay, is unlikely to help... [Read More]
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They're fun, they're fast, they're cheap. They are not the answer. [Read More]
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Three D.C. girls have been shot this summer, and one of them was killed. Why don't more people care? [Read More]
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Fifty years ago, on Aug. 21, 1968, tanks rolled into Czechoslovakia to put an end to democratic reforms, leaving bodies in the streets. [Read More]
Brother against brother is part of the American story.(And I'm not just talking about the recent epic fight in our living room over who... [Read More]
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Mike Rainsberger was living on the streets of the nation's capital — and that was no place for Ruth Ann, the expensive Italian-made bass named... [Read More]
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Ruth Ann was finally back in his arms. "May 7, 2017," he said. "That was the last time I held her." In the year and... [Read More]
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Brother against brother is part of the American story. (And I'm not just talking about this week's epic fight in our living room over who... [Read More]
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Brother against brother is part of the American story. (And I'm not just talking about this week's epic fight in our living room over who... [Read More]
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The crowd in Washington's Lafayette Square on Sunday was buzzing and anxious, ready for the clash. "No Nazis! No KKK! No Facist USA!" they chanted,... [Read More]
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