Nation/World

Women's March 2018: Year-old 'resistance' now aims for the ballot box

Trump One Year The Resistance

One year after the self-styled 'resistance' first made its mark with the women's marches that drew...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of “I Love Lucy” in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky. (By coincidence,...


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Former FBI director Comey to teach course on ethical leadership for College of William &

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Former FBI director James Comey is joining the faculty of his alma mater, the College of William & Mary, and plans to teach a course on ethical leadership at the school’s Washington center starting in the fall. Comey, whom President Donald Trump fired last year, will...


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America's forever war is expanding. Again.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. This week, the Trump administration announced that the United States is committing to an extended military presence in Syria. At an event at Stanford University on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said about 2,000 U.S. troops will remain indefinitely in...


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Shutdown looms as Senate Democrats dig in against GOP spending plan

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The showdown over government funding shifted Friday to the Senate after the House passed a short-term extension that was cobbled together with enough GOP votes to overcome an internal revolt. Still, the possibility of a federal shutdown moved closer to a...


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After a year of Trump, Russians are still waiting for the thaw

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MOSCOW - Russian nationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky still fondly remembers the time he says a Russian official working at the United Nations arranged a meeting for him with Donald Trump. “He understood that the way Russia is portrayed in the American press does...


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'Horrific' conditions in home where siblings were found

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. What first started as neglect, officials said, became dangerous and pervasive child abuse over the years. If they misbehaved, the 13 siblings living in a Southern California home would be tied to their beds as punishment - first with ropes, until a child whose limbs...


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The day Eartha Kitt attacked the Vietnam War at the White House

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - She didn’t want to go to the White House. Eartha Kitt, a self-proclaimed “sex kitten” who played Catwoman and crooned “Santa Baby,” was an enigmatic star with a sultry voice and a remarkable talent for playing to the camera. Orson Welles once called her...


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Wife of Michigan father deported after 30 years is coming to State of the Union

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Cindy Garcia has had a long, exhausting and life-changing week. And by all appearances, the whirlwind is going to continue. On Monday morning, she watched immigration agents escort Jorge Garcia, her husband of 15 years, through the security gates at Detroit...


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Vandals nearly destroyed an Iowa bee business. This week, police arrested two boys.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Three days after Christmas, Justin and Tori Englehardt headed outside to dust snow off the 50 beehives on their property near Sioux City, Iowa. What they found was disheartening. All of the hives were overturned. Clumps of dead, frozen bees littered the area. The shed...


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Clues sought in copter crash that killed Zimbabwean leader

Helicopter Crash-Zimbabwe Opposition Leader

RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote area of New Mexico. Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the...


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