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Iran, Toronto, Endangered Species Act: Your Monday Briefing
23 Jul 2018 at 6:08am
Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

New York Today: New York Today: Asbestos Cleanup Continues
23 Jul 2018 at 6:00am
Monday: Asbestos in our infrastructure and the first female filmmakers.

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31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Administration Join Forces to Overhaul the Endan...
22 Jul 2018 at 11:04pm
In recent weeks, more than two dozen measures have been proposed to remove protections for species and weaken the law, which critics say impedes people?s livelihoods.

News Analysis: How a Trump Decision Revealed a G.O.P. Memo?s Shaky Foundation
23 Jul 2018 at 6:20am
Documents released over the weekend plainly demonstrated that key elements of Republicans? claims about the F.B.I.?s surveillance of Carter Page were misleading or false.

As Trump Struggles With Helsinki?s Fallout, Congress Faces a New Charge: Comp...
22 Jul 2018 at 3:54pm
Congressional Republicans have responded to Russia?s attacks with conflicting impulses, pressing to sanction Moscow even as some undercut the investigations.

New York City?s Young Inmates Are Held in Isolation Upstate, Despite Ban
23 Jul 2018 at 1:21am
The city banned solitary confinement for inmates 21 and younger, but the practice persists in jails where it sends those it considers problematic.

Trump Threatens Iran on Twitter, Warning of Dire ?Consequences?
23 Jul 2018 at 6:05am
President Trump threatened Iran after the country?s president, Hassan Rouhani, himself warned of a confrontation that would be the ?mother of all wars.?

The Interpreter: Israel Picks Identity Over Democracy. More Nations May Follow.
22 Jul 2018 at 7:50pm
Israelis are less alone than they once were in questioning the half-century-old consensus that democracy should always prevail over national identity.

As Violence Flares, Kushner Threatens to Abandon a Plan B for the Mideast: Re...
23 Jul 2018 at 12:57am
Jared Kushner and his partner in peacemaking, Jason D. Greenblatt, have declared that no foreign investors will pour money into Gaza during what they call a Hamas-driven conflict.

Israel Aids Evacuation From Syria of Hundreds of ?White Helmets? and Families
22 Jul 2018 at 8:21am
The Israeli government facilitated the passage of the rescue workers and their families through its territory to Jordan so that they could be resettled abroad.

Congratulations, You Are Now a U.S. Citizen. Unless Someone Decides Later You...
23 Jul 2018 at 5:05am
Immigrants fear the Trump administration is becoming more aggressive in pursuing denaturalization cases. The government says it?s merely looking out for fraud.

Donald Trump Has Endangered Species in His Sights
22 Jul 2018 at 11:14pm
Ryan Zinke?s Interior Department proposes to significantly weaken the landmark law that saved the bald eagle, the gray wolf and other species from extinction.

Trump Is Wrong About Trade. So Is Everyone Else.
23 Jul 2018 at 12:56am
The American president isn?t alone in misunderstanding how competition actually works in the global economy.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: In Pakistan, Courting Youth, Delivering the Establ...
23 Jul 2018 at 5:45am
After years prowling the margins of politics, Imran Khan is knocking on the gates of power.

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump, ?He?s Like a Rapper?
22 Jul 2018 at 8:03pm
Trump envied the bravado of hip-hop royalty and made it his own.

The Spider in My Life
23 Jul 2018 at 5:23am
The world is on fire, but the tiny creature in my family room is a balm against the human chaos outside.

Op-Ed Columnist: A Plea for a Fact-Based Debate About Charter Schools
22 Jul 2018 at 7:46pm
Many have made substantial academic progress. They also have downsides. It?s worth talking about both.

Brett Kavanaugh Will Fit Right In at the Pro-Corporate Roberts Court
23 Jul 2018 at 12:46am
President Trump?s choice for the latest Supreme Court vacancy will continue a trend toward widening America?s power and wealth gaps.

The Welfare Boogeyman
23 Jul 2018 at 5:30am
The Trump administration wants to rebrand social programs that millions of Americans rely on as ?welfare.? Will we fall for it?
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Farewell, summer
1 Oct 2015 at 7:00pm

Oregon college shooting live updates: 'There's been another mass shooting in ...
1 Oct 2015 at 7:00pm

Hillary Clinton poised to win support of nation's largest teachers union
1 Oct 2015 at 6:56pm

If Angels are to make playoffs, they need to stay hot in Texas
1 Oct 2015 at 6:56pm

Brett Anderson helps Dodgers defeat Giants, 3-2, in series finale
1 Oct 2015 at 6:53pm

Angry and frustrated, Obama condemns latest mass shooting in U.S.
1 Oct 2015 at 6:51pm

Constant video recording catches athletes' bad behavior
1 Oct 2015 at 6:50pm

Two of Mexico's most notorious criminals are now in the United States
1 Oct 2015 at 6:50pm

With merger closed, home builders Standard Pacific and Ryland to cut jobs
1 Oct 2015 at 6:32pm
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Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more. In-depth DC, Virginia, Maryland news coverage including traffic, weather, crime, education, restaurant reviews and more.

In Mao?s China, ?bourgeois? pet dogs were killed. Today, this one lives in it...
by By Danielle Paquette and Luna Lin
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
China?s one-child generation is delaying marriage and doting on animals. For one man and the border collie that earned him wealth as an Internet star, nothing is too good.

They have the will. But is there a wage? Two young job-seekers in Omaha will ...
by By Robert Samuels
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
For decades, cities have searched for ways to reduce the unemployment gap between whites and blacks. Angelica Dunn and Isaiah Hall were living in a place that might have found one. The Post followed them during a targeted employment training program in Nebraska.

Trump warns Iranian president of consequences ?few ... have ever suffered?
by By Carol Morello
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
In a late-night tweet, President Trump told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to ?NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN? or Iran would face severe consequences. Earlier, Rouhani said the United States should avoid inciting Iranians against the government, telling a meeting of his diplomats that ?war with Iran is the mother of all wars.?

Trump again reverses course on Russian interference, calls it ?all a big hoax?
by By Felicia Sonmez
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The comment follows a week of statements, walk-backs and clarifications on whether the president believes the U.S. intelligence community?s conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 campaign.

Today?s WorldView: What happened in Helsinki? We still don?t know.
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Calling them ?ridiculous,? Carter Page denies spying allegations
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

For GOP candidates on the trail, there?s one topic they can?t avoid: Trump
by By Michael Scherer and Josh Dawsey
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Republicans in more moderate areas have repeatedly found themselves squeezed between their need to court Trump supporters and the friction the president?s actions on issues of trade, immigration and foreign policy have caused in their districts.

Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki summit, poll finds
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

The hush-money payoffs: How many more are out there?
by By Jennifer Rubin
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

What really disturbs voters about Russia's election interference
by By James Downie
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

These 3 advantages once ensured U.S. prosperity. They?re not coming back.
by By Robert J. Samuelson
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Hunters should hate this proposed pro-hunting rule
by By Dan Ashe and Jon Jarvis
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

We knew who Trump was
by By E.J. Dionne Jr.
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Putin takes a swipe at U.S.-funded news organizations
by Editorial Board
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

One dead, 13 wounded in mass shooting in Toronto
by By Kyle Swenson
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The shooter, described by witnesses as a white male dressed in black, was also killed in an ?exchange of gunfire,? said Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders.

?This is not the only tape?: Michael Avenatti says there are more secret reco...
by By Felicia Sonmez
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The lawyer for adult-film star Stormy Daniels said that the secret recording of President Trump that was revealed on Friday is far from the only one made by Trump?s longtime attorney Michael Cohen.

India, which has long focused on student success, now offers ?happiness? classes
by By Vidhi Doshi
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
A social experiment is underway as schools in New Delhi focus on students? well-being.

Former D.C. archbishop target of new allegations of sexual misconduct
by By Michelle Boorstein and Julie Zauzmer
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Four additional complaints of sexual misconduct have surfaced against Cardinal Thomas McCarrick, who was suspended from ministry by the Vatican last month.

How Scarlett Johansson and Dwayne Johnson represent Hollywood?s uneven stride...
by By Travis M. Andrews
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
As Hollywood hurtles toward an all-encompassing future, some underrepresented groups have secured a far louder voice than others.

Patriotism and football have long been a combustible mix
by By Sally Jenkins
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The NFL?s never-ending anthem controversy is remarkable for the level of fervor it continues to stir, but the very nature of the sport has evoked passion for generations.

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Floirda man shot after hitting deputy with car, fleeing
23 Jul 2018 at 6:34am

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man was shot after hitting a deputy with his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop and then leading deputies on a chase in central Florida.

Polk County Sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Hortsman said in a news release that incident happened Sunday evening during ...

Man shot at by officer during foot chase in Des Moines
23 Jul 2018 at 6:30am

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Police have arrested a man shot at by an officer during a foot chase in Des Moines.

Police say 21-year-old Michael Garrison was taken into custody Sunday and charged with assault and other crimes. Online court records don't list the name of an attorney who ...

Inmate gets only 1 hour of freedom after escape
23 Jul 2018 at 6:30am

REMBERT, S.C. (AP) - Corrections officials in South Carolina say they captured an inmate about an hour after he escaped from a prison.

The South Carolina Department of Corrections said in a Twitter message that 24-year-old Brandon Jones escaped from the Wateree Correctional Institution early Monday. The agency said Jones ...

Activists slam punishment of raped girl who had abortion
23 Jul 2018 at 6:24am

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Activists have criticized a six-month prison sentence given to a 15-year-old Indonesian girl who had an abortion after being raped by her brother.

A district court in Jambi province also sentenced the girl's 18-year-old brother on Thursday to two years' imprisonment.

Easmus Napitupulu of the Institute ...

6 Illinois students earn fellowships to fight gun violence
23 Jul 2018 at 6:21am

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Six students from Chicago and its suburbs are among more than two dozen whose anti-violence activism has earned them Giffords Courage Fellowships to aid them in organizing anti-violence prevention.

Tre Bosley, Rie'Onna Holman, Ke'Shon Newman, Alexis Willis, and Audrey White of Chicago and Isabel Kaegi of ...

Chicago set to pay $3M to family of 2 killed in police chase
23 Jul 2018 at 6:12am

CHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago is set to pay nearly $3 million to the families of two people killed when a man fleeing police crashed his vehicle in 2015.

An agenda for Monday's City Council Finance Committee lists the settlement and payment to the families of 66-year-old Willie ...

1 dead after shooting at Mormon church in Nevada
23 Jul 2018 at 4:39am

FALLON, Nev. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead and another injured following a shooting at a Mormon church in Nevada.

Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman says 48-year-old John Kelley O'Connor walked into the church on Sunday, opened fire and then walked home.

TV station KOLO reports O'Connor surrendered ...

3 more suspects arrested in acid attack on young boy
23 Jul 2018 at 4:18am

LONDON (AP) - British police have arrested three more suspects in connection with an apparent acid attack on a 3-year-old boy who suffered severe burns.

West Mercia Police said Monday that three men, ages 22, 25 and 26, are being questioned in London on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
23 Jul 2018 at 3:30am

BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:


EDITOR'S NOTE: This is ...

Murder trial starts for suspect in Dover apartment shooting
23 Jul 2018 at 3:19am

DOVER, Del. (AP) - A trial is set to begin for a suspect in a fatal shooting of a central Delaware man that police say was the result of a robbery plot.

Jury selection was to begin Monday in the trial of 26-year-old Brett A. Scott of Felton.

Investigators say ...

2 homeless men set on fire at Berlin railway station
23 Jul 2018 at 3:17am

BERLIN (AP) - Police say two homeless men have been set on fire at a Berlin railway station, leaving them with serious burns.

Police said Monday that an unknown assailant poured a liquid over the men, ages 47 and 62, before setting them and their possessions alight, in the overnight ...

Tick, tock: No candidates for Romania anti-graft prosecutor
23 Jul 2018 at 2:43am

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Applications for the post of chief anti-corruption prosecutor - one of the most prestigious but also most scrutinized jobs in Romania - must be submitted by Monday. So far, nobody's applied.

The job was advertised after Laura Codruta Kovesi was fired for alleged misconduct and incompetence ...

Trump returns to Russia doubting after a week of walkbacks
23 Jul 2018 at 2:21am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax."

Trump spent days trying to reassure the country that he accepts that ...

Utah warns donors to verify veteran charities
23 Jul 2018 at 1:49am

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The state of Utah is warning people to be careful when donating to groups claiming to support veterans.

Officials say most groups are legitimate and do important work, but every year a few fraudsters attract donations by lying about help and support they don't actually ...

Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security
23 Jul 2018 at 1:29am

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of expelled students, sex offenders and other possible troublemakers.

It could be the start ...

Deadly LA market shooting started with domestic feud
23 Jul 2018 at 1:18am

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man's feud with his grandmother turned into a bizarre and deadly confrontation that ended with a supermarket worker dead and dozens of people held hostage in a store miles away.

Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was booked Sunday on suspicion of murder after an explosion of ...

Jail inmate escapes from ambulance
23 Jul 2018 at 1:15am

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio are searching for a jail inmate who jumped out of the back of an ambulance.

The Medina County Sheriff's Department says 22-year-old Joshua Bragg was at Cleveland Clinic-Medina Hospital Sunday evening when he unbuckled himself from an ambulance and ran away.

Authorities say ...

Courts accepting PTSD as criminal defense
23 Jul 2018 at 1:01am

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Melissa Solorzano was terrified when her son told her he wanted to go into the military.

But it was his dream, so she and her husband supported him.

"There was no dissuading him," she said in a Minnehaha County courtroom last month. "That was what ...

The Latest: Toronto police seek video, photos of shooting
23 Jul 2018 at 12:58am

TORONTO (AP) - The Latest on a mass shooting in Toronto (all times local):

12:30 a.m.

Toronto police are seeking video and photos from people and businesses in the area where a gunman killed a woman and shot 13 other people in the Greektown neighborhood.

A video from one witness ...

Toronto police chief says one victim dead and 13 injured in mass shooting
23 Jul 2018 at 12:37am

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto police chief says one victim dead and 13 injured in mass shooting. Live Bookmark
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