Patient Kim Nguyen is seen at National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012. Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV. The patients' immune systems become damaged, leaving them unable to fend off germs as healthy people do. Kim Nguyen, 62, a seamstress from Vietnam who has lived in Tennessee since 1975, may have been in danger of that when she first sought help for a persistent fever, infections throughout her bones and other bizarre symptoms in 2009. She had been sick off and on for several years and had visited Vietnam in 1995 and again in early 2009. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Everything you know and like about our coverage of politics and policy is still here — it’s just better than ever.
- Stephen G. Smith, Editor
We've redesigned our site to improve your digital experience by expanding our award-winning reporting and commentary on national politics and issues.
The navigation is smarter so you can get where you want to go faster. Breaking news and daily updates are front and center, where they belong. We've made it easier to find our most popular sections - including Beltway Confidential - as well as new features such as Data, which you can customize to learn more about elected representatives and bills. It's all designed to better serve your passion for being where you want to be - in the know.
Like what you see? We’d love to hear from you. Just click on the Contact Us link at the bottom, or connect via Facebook or Twitter.