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Washington Post Nation
Aug 27, 2019

2 in 3 Americans say public school teachers are underpaid
But the same poll found that American confidence in teachers is at a low point.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Trump: Republicans planning tax cuts for middle-income earners before November
However, Congress is out of session until after the midterm elections.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

How the demise of an online charter school is roiling Ohio politics
State Republicans, big backers of "school choice," forced to play defense in fall campaigns.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers
Study combined the drug with chemotherapy.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

President campaigns for former foe at Nevada rally
Republican Sen. Dean Heller once said he "vehemently" opposed Donald Trump's presidential bid. Now, Heller praises Trump.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

House candidates campaign on their agendas, but voters vote on Trump
To voters in three districts narrowly won by the president in 2016, it's Trump's name on the ballot in November.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

When ‘the heartbeat' stops: Rural schools close as opportunity and residents flee
Fixtures in small-town America, their demise marks the decline of vibrant communities.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Investigators find Iowa AAU basketball coach sexually exploited at least 400 boys
According to a 19-page plea agreement filed Thursday afternoon, Greg Stephen's years-long string of activities included posing online as teenage girls to coerce boys to send him explicit images.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Mega Millions in ‘uncharted territory' with $1.6 billion jackpot
Should a winner choose to take a one-time lump sum payment instead of annual payouts over 30 years, the cash payout would be about $905 million, according to officials.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Doctors say proposed Medicare fee idea will cut visit times, hurt patients
Government says plan will reduce paperwork and give doctors more time with patients.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot enters ‘uncharted territory' at record $1.6 billion
The estimated cash option alone is nearly $905 million.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Leaping from specialists to ERs fails to solve this young boy's odd ailments
A seasoned pediatrician's unexpected diagnosis proves a turning point for 10-year-old and his family.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Mega Millions jackpot explodes to record $1.6 billion after no winner in latest drawing
The estimated cash option alone is nearly $905 million.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Professor barred from university system for class that offered course credit to students who protested Kavanaugh
The response was immediate — and incendiary — when people learned that students at the University of Southern Maine had been offered course credit if they joined a bus full of people planning to prote...

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

How country music has — and hasn't — addressed the #MeToo movement
Nashville is a small town. And when gatekeepers are slow to change, some musicians are delivering their own message.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

How Mega Millions changed the odds to create a record-breaking $1.6 billion jackpot
Tuesday's mind-boggling Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the largest lottery jackpot in history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Class-action lawsuit targets e-scooter firms
Two of the country's largest e-scooter companies have been accused of gross negligence and a series of assaults stemming from hit-and-run incidents involving pedestrians, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Demise of an online charter school roils Ohio politics
Across the country and in Washington, school choice is among the most fraught and partisan issues in education, and no state has been more invested in supporting choice than Ohio. That has forced Ohio Republicans, who were all-in, to defend their support for a school that failed.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Florida official indicted on murder charge after state rejects ‘stand your ground' claim
Surveillance video shows Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn shooting an alleged shoplifter at a military surplus store on Oct. 3.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2018

Dozens more infant corpses found as Detroit police widen investigation of funeral homes
Police will work with the FBI as they try to answer why anyone would have hoarded dozens of bodies.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

‘This country doesn't want them': Trump rails against migrants trying to enter the U.S.
At a campaign rally in Arizona, the president calls the caravan of people collecting at Mexico's southern border "bad people."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker abruptly suspends his campaign for reelection
Bill Walker, the nation's only governor who doesn't belong to a political party, was dogged by low approval ratings.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Consumer data compromised in Affordable Care Act enrollment portal
Confidential records of 75,000 customers were compromised, administration announced

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

‘Close the whole thing!': Border tensions boil over as Trump's frustrations grow
The president at one point proposed shutting down the entire 1,954-mile border, including shuttering ports of entry and blocking trade flows.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department's watchdog office resigns amid controversy
Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

How Mega Millions changed the odds to create a $1.6 billion jackpot
Tuesday's mind-boggling Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the largest lottery jackpot in history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

USC reaches $240 million proposed settlement with former patients of gynecologist
The former gynecologist of the university has been accused of sexual misconduct by hundreds of current and former students.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Pompeo meets with Mexican officials as a migrant caravan inches north
President Trump is demanding that the migrants be stopped.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Justice Dept. charges Russian woman with interference in midterm elections
Officials said Russia, China and Iran are attempting to "influence public sentiment" in advance of 2018 and 2020 polls.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Frosh takes Maryland's drug price-gouging statute to the U.S. Supreme Court
The Attorney General is asking the high court to uphold 2017 legislation that gives him power to take legal action against generic drug companies.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Why no one is laughing in Baltimore
The head of the police union sent a letter to SNL creator Lorne Michaels to express "great disappointment" over a recent skit — and then the public spoke.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

As U.S. fertility rates collapse, finger-pointing and blame follow
Women are having fewer babies and at older ages than in the past three decades.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

U.S. set to expand exemptions to birth control coverage
The rules would expand religious and moral exemptions for covering birth control in employer health insurance plans, a move that critics say would limit women's access to contraception.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

How Mega Millions changed the odds to create a $1 billion jackpot
The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Former USA Gymnastics president had ‘troubling' contact with FBI during Larry Nassar investigation
Steve Penny discussed a USOC job opening with the former agent in charge of the Indianapolis field office.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

The scent of a season: Explaining the aromas of autumn
It is not just a cloud of pumpkin spice wafting in the breeze. Instead, it has a scientific explanation.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

The scent of a season: Explaining the aromas of fall
As it turns out, you can actually smell the change of seasons.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

We knew Trump wouldn't condemn a congressman for assaulting a reporter. Now, he celebrates it.
This comes during a week when the probable killing of another journalist has caused international outrage.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Consumer information compromised in Affordable Care Act enrollment portal
The breach, involving a system used by agents and brokers as part of the program, exposed credit and other personal data of 75,000 customers.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

How '80s excess fueled today's Mega Millions mania
As Americans dreamed of luxury, it became increasingly unattainable. Enter the lottery.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

USC reaches $240 million proposed settlement with patients of gynecologist
The university doctor has been accused of sexual misconduct by hundreds of current and former students.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 19, 2018

Here's why a happy show like ‘Sesame Street' wanted an ornery character like Oscar the Grouch
Caroll Spinney, the performer behind Big Bird and Oscar, announced his retirement after almost 50 years.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

My mother is Native American, but I look white. My identity is more than my DNA.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) believes her DNA allows her to claim Native American heritage. For me, the story is much more complex.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Most white Americans will never be affected by affirmative action. So why do they hate it so much?
Asian Americans are at the center of the legal battle over Harvard's race-conscious admissions policy. But it's white Americans who most oppose affirmative action.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

At Montana rally, Trump praises congressman for assaulting reporter
Remark on Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to attacking a Guardian reporter, drew cheers from the crowd.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Pence comes to Richmond on Saturday for three GOP congressional candidates
The vice president will meet with Rep. Dave Brat and Denver Riggleman, apart from a rally with Ryan McAdams.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Parents of children with AFM warn about rare polio-like condition
The CDC says the disease has sickened 62 children this year and killed one.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

A week after Hurricane Michael, rural residents feel stranded
Neighbors have banded together to survive, sharing food, shelter and tips on the best streams to bathe in.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

A glimpse into the heartache and high jinks in Theodore Roosevelt's life
A new on-line gallop through the life and heartache of President Theodore Roosevelt, courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

A glimpse into the heartache and hijinks in the life of President Theodore Roosevelt
A new on-line gallop through the life and heartache of President Theodore Roosevelt, courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Video shows woman leaving toddler on stranger's doorstep in Texas and running away
The person who answered a knock at her door found the boy standing there alone and called 911, officials said.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Nearly 250 migrant children still separated from parents, ACLU report says
About half of those cases involve deported parents who decided to leave their child to pursue asylum on their own and live with sponsors.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

In new Texas campaign ad, Beto O'Rourke slams Sen. Ted Cruz for backing Betsy DeVos
Is the ad accurate?

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Justice Department investigates abuse by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania
Subpoenas have been issued following a report that detailed decades of sexual abuse by clergy.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Former FBI agent gets four years in prison for leaking classified documents
Terry J. Albury said he was motivated to leak by the racism and profiling he saw in the FBI.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Former state GOP official warns Trump protesters: Montana is an ‘open carry state'
"This is a concealed and open carry state and we know how to use em," former Montana GOP chairman Will Deschamps Sr. said on Facebook.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Persistent Alaska warmth this fall has brought back ‘the blob.' If it lasts, it could mean a wild winter in the Lower 48.
Scientists are unsure whether the blob will remain a fixture or fade away.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

NOAA winter outlook: El Niño may mean stormy conditions in the South and Eastern U.S.
El Niño events have boosted precipitation amounts across the South and into the Mid-Atlantic, and sometimes snowfall as well.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Orionid meteor shower, featuring debris from Halley's comet, peaks Friday night
It will unleash up to 15 to 20 meteors per hour under dark, clear skies.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Orionid meteor shower, featuring debris from Halley's comet, will peak Friday night
It will unleash up to 15 to 20 meteors per hour under dark, clear skies.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

In North Carolina, hurricanes did what scientists could not: Convince Republicans that climate change is real
As polls show their numbers growing, some Republicans say the evidence is right in front of them.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

The Energy 202: Trump administration pushes EPA's science overhaul to 2020
It was one of Scott Pruitt's biggest priorities.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

They opened their home to dozens of young people. Then he learned he could give one more thing: A kidney.
"What we're doing is insane," jokes David Simpson, as he tries to explain the tribe of young people he and his wife have informally adopted. Giving his kidney to one of his "kids" was a simple decision and an almost miraculous match given the odds of about one in 10,000.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Ex-USA Gymnastics president indicted on tampering charges
Steve Penny faces third-degree felony charges for allegedly ordering the removal of documents from the Karolyi Ranch related to Larry Nassar's treatment of gymnasts.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Trump using ‘Pocahontas' as a slur is part of her sad, 400-year history as a pawn
Colonists, film makers and tobacco sellers have all exploited the name and legacy of the Indian chief's daughter.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

TSA goes for guns and money
The Transportation Security Administration issued more than 4,100 civil claims last year against travelers who violated firearms laws at the nation's airports.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Want to address priest sexual abuse? The Catholic Church needs to overhaul its seminaries.
When they leave seminary, many priests are immature, isolated and not ready to minister in American culture

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Teen scientists went looking for meteorites in the Great Lakes. They found another type of alien.
The teens knew they had a tough science problem to solve. But they did not expect what they found at the bottom of Lake Michigan.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Trump Tower board seeks nearly $90,000 from estate of art collector who died in 50th-floor fire
The Trump Tower fire that killed 67-year-old Todd Brassner in April captured attention because of President Trump's silence on the man's death and for the lack of sprinklers in the building.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

How Mega Millions and Powerball changed the odds to create monster jackpots
The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

How Mega Millions and Powerball manipulated the odds to create monster jackpots
The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

‘Swastikas in gift wrap': NBC accused of helping white-nationalist group sanitize racism
White nationalists are celebrating a "Today" show segment on Identity Evropa.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

As NASA's prized telescopes falter, astronomers fear losing their eyes in space
Two of NASA's aging "great observatories" have experienced technical problems in the past month, and astronomers are starting to worry about what happens when they fail.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

‘Honestly, it's not for everyone,' says Nebraska's self-deprecating new tourism campaign
Nebraska ranks last among states that tourists most want to visit. State leaders are hoping some self-deprecating humor can help change that.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 18, 2018

Nearly 250 migrant children are still separated from parents, ACLU says
About half of those cases involve deported parents who decided to leave children to pursue asylum on their own and live with sponsors.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Officer pulls weapon on children carrying a BB gun, and — whew! — it ends with a stern lecture
Columbus officer Peter Casuccio's encounter with the boys was captured on video, with the policeman saying he cared and didn't want to shoot a child.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Search intensifies for missing teen, days after parents found shot to death in Wisconsin home
Authorities are searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who went missing from her home in Barron, Wis.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

‘Her addiction stalked her and stole her': Heartbreaking obituary details ‘darkness' of opioids
"Though we would have paid any ransom to have her back, any price in the world," it read, "this disease would not let her go until she was gone."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Trump's claim about climate scientists is ‘misleading and very damaging,' weather group says
The American Meteorological Society took issue both with Trump's statement about the motivations of climate scientists, and his reluctance to accept their conclusions.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Special counsel ready to dismiss counts against Paul Manafort, prepares for sentencing
But prosecutors want to reserve the right to retry Manafort on charges at some later date.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Prudential Financial no longer needs federal oversight, regulators say
The decision to free the insurer from tougher federal oversight was long expected as the Trump administration seeks to roll back regulations it sees as strangling economic growth.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Mega Millions tweaked the odds to create monster jackpots. It worked.
The Mega Millions jackpot will draw players hoping to score the second-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Oldest fossils or just rocks? Scientists at odds over 3.7 billion-year-old structures.
One team said the structures were like ice cream cones. Another sees a Toblerone bar.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Police fear for missing 13-year-old after her parents are found dead in their Wisconsin home
Authorities are searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs, who went missing from her home in Barron, Wis.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Police fear for missing 13-year-old after parents found dead in Wisconsin home
Investigators have said they think Jayme Closs may have been home when her parents were killed and taken in the moments after the attack, but have not released further details.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Betsy DeVos was asked whether U.S. schools are teaching kids to be socialists. Her answer was rich.
She did an interview with the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Officer pulls weapon on children carrying a BB gun — and it ends with a stern lecture
Officer Peter Casuccio's encounter with the boys was captured on video, with the policeman saying he cared and didn't want to shoot a child.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

After Hurricane Michael, Floridians must demand stronger building codes — everywhere
Important people resisted stronger codes, betting that a superstrong storm wasn't going to come along. They lost the bet.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

How do you make a dinosaur relatable? Show it as a parent.
Museums used to depict dinosaurs as "extinct monsters." But with a new fossil hall and more advanced science, a museum in Washington hopes to reveal their softer side.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

How do you make a predatory dinosaur relatable? Show it as a parent.
Museums used to depict dinosaurs as "extinct monsters." But with a new fossil hall and more advanced science, the National Museum of Natural History hopes reveal their softer side.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

What gives you an edge in Harvard admissions? Check the trial evidence.
An internal document shows SAT or ACT scores for applicants with "Magna" academic rating.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Witness to the killing
In many homicides, police believe they know the killer's identity but can't get a witness to cooperate

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

He witnessed a murder. Would he tell the police what he saw?
In many homicides, police believe they know the killer's identity but can't get a witness to cooperate. Police in Richmond, Va., which has the highest homicide arrest rate of major cities surveyed by The Post, have developed a strategy to help encourage people to come forward.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Beto O'Rourke adopts Trump insult, branding GOP opponent ‘Lyin' Ted'
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, as the Democratic congressman demonstrated at a debate Tuesday against Sen. Ted Cruz.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Low-cost reinforcements saved homes from hurricane's wrath
Florida instituted a stricter building code after Hurricane Andrew, but structures built beyond those standards — such as a group of five homes built by Habitat for Humanity — survived Michael.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Never mow another lawn! Ten steps you can take to combat global warming.
From riding a bike to changing your light bulbs to ordering a beanburger, individuals' daily habits can help change the world.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Police fear for missing 13-year-old after parents shot to death in Wisconsin home
Investigators believe Jayme Closs was taken from the home after her her parents were killed. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Jayme is not a suspect in the deaths and that authorities believe she is in grave danger.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

The Cybersecurity 202: The FDA is embracing ethical hackers in its push to secure medical devices
The spread of connected medical devices has left the health-care sector more exposed to cyberattacks.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

Another Trump-branded building has decided to take down the president's name
A Manhattan condominium called "Trump Place" is the latest in a string of properties that have moved to distance themselves from the president since the 2016 election.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 17, 2018

The culprit's name remains unknown. But he licked a stamp, and now his DNA stands indicted.
Is that legal?

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