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FILE - This March 23, 2018 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census. As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether the Trump administration can ask people if they are citizens on the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau is quietly seeking comprehensive information about the legal status of millions of immigrants. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)

Are you a U.S. citizen?

- The Washington Times

This burning question was put to the Supreme Court: Will the 2020 census ask whether a respondent is a U.S. citizen?

Baltimore Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young speaks to the crowd after being sworn into office during a ceremony at War Memorial Building in Baltimore, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Former Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned under pressure, amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Jack Young, new Baltimore mayor, sworn in after predecessor’s resignation

- Associated Press

A week after his predecessor resigned amid corruption investigations, Bernard “Jack” Young formally became Baltimore’s mayor Thursday at a swearing-in ceremony in which he praised the resiliency of residents and promised to address some of the city’s chronic problems.

Opponents of a proposal to makes changes to the sex education guidance for teachers, rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. The California State Board of Education is set to vote Wednesday on new guidance for teaching sex education in public schools. The guidance is not mandatory but it gives teachers ideas about how to teach a wide range of health topic including speaking to children about gender identity. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) **FILE**

Parents can’t be ignorant of their child’s sexual education

- The Washington Times

One of the reasons kids, teens and adults know more about sex and sexual relations is because parents shirk their responsibilities: 1., by not accepting their responsibility to be their children’s first teachers, and 2., by not paying attention to what their children’s teachers are and are not teaching.

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In this June 8, 2018, photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Secluded Baltimore mayor resigns amid scandal

- Associated Press

Baltimore's mayor resigned on Thursday, ending a city leadership tenure that unraveled amid a scandal over payments for a self-published children's book series she sold to customers including a $4 billion hospital network she once helped oversee and companies with business before the city.

The annual Delaplane Strawberry Festival is scheduled in May at Sky Meadows State Park in Virginia. (Associated Press/File)

What's cooking on D.C. area restaurant scene: Celebrations of freedom, nature and music

On Wednesdays, The Light Horse (715 King St., Alexandria) introduces "Joint Chiefs Night" from 4-10 p.m. to honor the five branches of the military with specialty cocktails and 15% off the entire bill for guests with military ID. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a nonprofit that supports families and friends grieving the loss of a member of the armed forces.

In this Thursday, May 4, 2017, photo, American University student government president Taylor Dumpson speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dumpson is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against her. In a court filing Monday, April 29, 2019,  Dumpson's attorneys asked a federal judge in Washington for a default judgment against The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin and a follower who racially harassed Dumpson on Twitter. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Woman seeks $1.5M in damages from neo-Nazi website founder

- Associated Press

The first black woman to serve as American University's student government president is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against her.

In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivers an address during her inauguration ceremony inside the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Catherine Pugh must relinquish her position

- The Washington Times

When men and women wearing jackets identifying themselves as agents of the FBI or IRS or police or sheriff, your best defense is to read whatever court documents they proffer, open your door and grant them access.

Federal Bureau of Investigation and Internal Revenue Service agents enter City Hall in Baltimore, MD., on Thursday, April 25, 2019. FBI, IRS launched raids connected to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. (Ian Duncan/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore mayor whereabouts unknown as FBI, IRS raid her office, home

- The Washington Times

Thursday was a red-letter day for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh. Federal agents raided her homes and offices, Maryland's governor called for her resignation "for the good of the city" and speculation swirled about her whereabouts, as she presumably is still recovering from a bout of pneumonia.

The Washington Capitals ranked ninth in attendance in the regular season. As of Tuesday, more than 2,300 tickets for Wednesday's Game 7 of the first-round playoff series were available on the secondary market. (Associated Press)

Capitals fans flood ticket market for final game of Hurricanes series

- The Washington Times

A surprising number of local fans -- some superstitious, others skeptical and some just confident the Capitals will advance without them there to watch -- are making other plans for Wednesday night, when the Stanley Cup champions take the ice at Capital One Arena with their playoff life on the line against the Carolina Hurricanes.