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Jan 18, 2020

Alleged members of white supremacy group ‘the Base' arrested in Georgia, charged with plotting to kill antifa couple
Police say the men wanted to kill a Georgia couple who were "high-ranking" members of the far-left antifa movement in retaliation for exposing white supremacists online.

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Jan 18, 2020

Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes for the end. Then her retirement home said no.
For people with early signs of the ailment, new advance directives that say how they want to die may offer a false sense of security.

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Jan 18, 2020

In Australia, fires heat up environmental movement
Extinction Rebellion, other groups push back against country's coal mining

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Jan 18, 2020

Amtrak faces pressure to explain why a conductor asked NAACP Legal Defense Fund president to give up her seat
The woman's grievance struck Twitter users as particularly ironic, since she is a prominent civil rights attorney and person of color.

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Jan 18, 2020

A radioactive legacy haunts this Navajo village, which fears a fractured future
Residents of Red Water Pond Road wonder whether to stay or go as they await cleanup of uranium mines' waste.

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Jan 18, 2020

Fighting suicides in dairy country through ‘farmer angels'
Though farmers throughout the country have faced stark times in recent years, Wisconsin's plight has been the most severe by some measures.

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Jan 18, 2020

Amtrak faces pressure to explain why a conductor asked an NAACP lawyer to give up her seat
The woman's grievance struck Twitter users as particularly ironic, since she is a prominent civil rights attorney and person of color.

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Jan 18, 2020

Fighting suicides in dairy country through a Farmer Angel Network
Farmers in Wisconsin are trying to pull each other through harsh times. One remembers past struggles: "I felt so alone."

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Jan 18, 2020

More pizza, fewer vegetables: Trump administration further undercuts Obama school-lunch rules
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another whack at former first lady Michelle Obama's signature achievement: Establishing stricter nutritional standards for school breakfasts and lunches. And on her birthday.

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Jan 18, 2020

Okla. senators want MAGA license plates — which might violate federal campaign finance rules
The proposal would add two new license plates with President Trump's "Make America Great Again" and "Keep America Great" campaign slogans.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2020

11 U.S. troops needed treatment after Iranian missile attack
Pentagon officials previously said the attack, which flung some troops from towers with powerful blasts, did not produce injuries.

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Jan 17, 2020

11 U.S. troops needed treatment after Iranian missile attack, Pentagon says
U.S. officials previously said the attack, which flung some troops from towers with powerful blasts, did not produce injuries.

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Jan 17, 2020

12 jurors picked to hear sex-assault charges against Harvey Weinstein
The jury — selected early Friday afternoon along with three alternates — is composed of five men and seven women. There are four black jurors and the rest are white.

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Jan 17, 2020

A professor used $185K in research grants on strip clubs, iTunes and more, officials say
Ex-Drexel University professor Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa is accused of spending research grant funds on strip clubs, authorities say.

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Jan 17, 2020

FAA bans drones from flying over Richmond during Monday's gun rights rally
Agency action mirrors flight restrictions put into place for other high-profile events, including the Super Bowl and World Series.

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Jan 17, 2020

Alleged drunk driver in fatal crash has case dismissed because of officer's missteps
An apparent drunk driver was charged with involuntary manslaughter after a crash where the other driver died. But a Fairfax County officer failed to investigate properly, and prosecutors dismissed the case.

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Jan 17, 2020

Trump administration proposes changing school menus to allow more potatoes and pizza and fewer vegetables and fruits
Critics say the changes, which roll back a Michelle Obama initiative, would make eating at school less healthy and serve industry interests, while backers say they give schools more flexibility about what to serve. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Jan 17, 2020

TSA apologizes to Native American traveler after agent snaps braids, says ‘giddyup!' during pat-down
Tara Houska, an attorney and indigenous rights activist, took to Twitter to detail the "unacceptable behavior" she experienced at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

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Jan 17, 2020

Victim's wife shocked as alleged drunk driver in fatal crash has case dismissed due to officer's missteps
An apparent drunk driver was charged with involuntary manslaughter after a crash where the other driver died. But a Fairfax County officer failed to investigate properly, and prosecutors dismissed the case.

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Jan 17, 2020

‘The single most intense storm I've experienced in my life': Powerful blizzard slams Newfoundland
The storm just underwent bombogenesis — and it's still strengthening.

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Jan 17, 2020

A Tulsi Gabbard fan asked if she could beat Biden in a push-up contest. She took on the guy in the crowd instead.
Tulsi Gabbard wins this campaign's first actual town hall push-up contest.

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Jan 17, 2020

Evelyn Yang, Andrew Yang's wife, says she was sexually assaulted by her OB/GYN while pregnant
"I didn't tell anyone what happened," Evelyn Yang told CNN in an interview that aired Thursday. "I thought, ‘This happened to me. I can process this. I can deal with it. I can compartmentalize it.'"

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Jan 17, 2020

Martin Luther King and the ‘polite' racism of white liberals
Many of King's words about allies ring true today.

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Jan 17, 2020

Norovirus outbreak hits Yosemite Valley Park, with 170 suffering symptoms
Two cases of the highly contagious gastrointestinal illness have been confirmed, park officials said.

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Jan 17, 2020

Officials said he died in a fall. Then his wife admitted to poisoning his water with eye drops.
A judge on Thursday said it was the strangest case he'd ever seen, as Lana Sue Clayton pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and malicious tampering with a food or drug.

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Jan 17, 2020

Three decades after she left her baby for dead, police knocked on her door. She had been waiting.
Police and forensic genealogists analyzed the DNA of the baby and the mother against genealogy websites, the same technique that helped investigators to identify the suspected "Golden State Killer."

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Jan 17, 2020

‘You're a bunch of dopes and babies': Inside Trump's stunning tirade against generals
The new book "A Very Stable Genius" documents how the president lashed out at attempts by military leaders and diplomats to teach him about U.S. alliances and obligations around the globe.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2020

Royalty, social class could not shield Meghan from racism in Britain
Class is more important in the United Kingdom than in the United States, but race is not irrelevant across the pond.

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Jan 16, 2020

Seven jurors selected for sexual assault trial of movie producer Harvey Weinstein
Judge threatened to hold one potential juror in contempt for tweeting about the case.

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Jan 16, 2020

House votes to overturn Trump rule that makes loan forgiveness harder; Senate fight looms
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spent two years trying to delay and then scuttle an Obama-era update of a 1995 law that gave the Education Department authority to cancel the federal debt of students whose colleges misled them about graduation or job placement rates.

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Jan 16, 2020

Defrauded college students will no longer be taxed on their canceled loans
The IRS expanded an existing measure that had granted tax relief to former students of Corinthian and American Career Institutes whose federal loans were canceled.

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Jan 16, 2020

FBI arrests 3 alleged members of white-supremacist group ‘the Base' ahead of Virginia gun rally
The charges, expected to be unsealed Thursday, grew from an investigation of a somewhat new effort among online extremists who refer to themselves as "the Base," the English translation of "al Qaida."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2020

Judge threatens prospective Weinstein juror with jail for tweeting about the case
The man, since dismissed, had asked followers on Twitter whether jury service would help him promote his novel.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2020

FBI arrests 3 alleged members of white supremacist group ‘the Base'
The charges, expected to be unsealed Thursday, grew from an investigation of a somewhat new effort among online extremists who refer to themselves as "the Base," the English translation of "al Qaida."

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Jan 16, 2020

A woman went missing for six days. Rescuers found her inside an SUV buried in snow — alive.
Paula Beth James, 68, was found in the back seat of her SUV, cold and dehydrated six days after she was reported missing.

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Jan 16, 2020

Trump administration moves to protect prayer in public schools
The proposed rules would also ease restrictions on religious organizations that provide social services.

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Jan 16, 2020

Lawsuit says Jeffrey Epstein trafficked and abused girls on his private island as recently as 2018
Airport personnel in the Virgin Islands reported seeing Epstein leaving his private plane with victims who looked as young as 11, the lawsuit claims.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 15, 2020

Judge halts Trump administration policy that allows local governments to bar refugees
The temporary halt ordered by a federal judge in Maryland came in response to a lawsuit filed by three refugee resettlement agencies.

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Jan 15, 2020

Messy winter storm to zip from the West to the East Coast through the weekend
In most spots the snow won't be heavy, but a widespread plowable snowfall is in the cards across a 1,500-mile stretch of the country.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 15, 2020

2019 capped world's hottest decade in recorded history
It also marked the second-warmest year ever. "What happens in the future is really up to us," said one scientist.

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Jan 15, 2020

Dangling disaster relief funds, White House to require Puerto Rico to implement reforms
The Trump administration will tell Puerto Rico to stop paying contractors on disaster projects $15 an hour if the island wants a pot of disaster aid, officials familiar with the plan said.

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Jan 15, 2020

The DEA seized her father's life savings at an airport without alleging any crime occurred, lawsuit says
Family members are suing the DEA and TSA claiming they are violating their constitutional rights and those of other travelers.

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Jan 15, 2020

The past decade was the hottest ever recorded, driven by spiking temperatures in the past five years
Researchers said no place on Earth experienced a record cold annual average during 2019. But dozens of countries saw their hottest year since instrumental records began. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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Jan 15, 2020

Riot police in armored vehicle roust homeless mothers from illegally occupied Oakland house
The standoff marked a flash point in the Bay Area's struggle to house a rapidly growing population of displaced residents, many of whom cannot afford housing, even with full-time work.

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Jan 15, 2020

Science and engineering report shows continued loss of U.S. dominance
The U.S. economy is tightly bound to science and technology. Since World War II, these advancements have driven 85 percent of economic growth, said Julia Phillips, chair of the National Science Board's science policy committee.

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Jan 15, 2020

State, local officials cannot block refugee admissions, federal judge rules, halting Trump administration policy
The judge's ruling in response to a lawsuit filed in Maryland means jurisdictions cannot refuse refugee resettlements as the case continues in court. Refugee resettlement agencies are challenging an executive order from the president that says state and local officials must consent in writing to allow refugees. This is a developing story. It will be […]

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Jan 15, 2020

Man requests ‘trial by combat' using Japanese swords to resolve a dispute with his ex-wife
David Ostrom said he has no experience with sword fighting, but wants to fight his ex-wife (and her lawyer) with them anyway.

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Jan 15, 2020

A teenager went missing weeks ago. Then police looked inside a nearby chimney.
Officials in Port Clinton, Ohio, say 14-year-old Harley Dilly died of "compressed asphyxia" after he became trapped in the chimney of a vacant house.

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Jan 15, 2020

A woman in a Florida Walmart tried to make a bomb that could ‘cause mass destruction,' police say
Police credited a store security guard for speaking up after he noticed a woman attempting to make a homemade explosive in the aisle of a Florida Walmart.

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Jan 15, 2020

‘A huge loss for lovers of romantic music': Chamín Correa, legendary Mexican guitarist, dies at 90
He was known as the "requinto de oro," or "requinto of gold," for his distinctive playing style on the smaller, higher-pitched guitar.

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Jan 15, 2020

Christian school expels teen after she posed with rainbow birthday cake, mother says
The Louisville school's headmaster argued the incident was the latest in two years of "lifestyle violations."

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Jan 15, 2020

He got 12 years for having a cellphone in jail. The judge said he was ‘fortunate.'
The Mississippi Supreme Court called Willie Nash's sentence "obviously harsh" but ruled it was permissible under state law.

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Jan 15, 2020

Michael Avenatti arrested for allegedly violating bail terms a week before federal trial
Avenatti, who is accused of extorting Nike for up to $25 million and stealing millions of dollars from clients, was arrested by IRS agents during an appearance before the State Bar Court in Los Angeles.

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Jan 15, 2020

These former Boy Scouts allege they were abused decades ago. They're using a New Jersey law to sue.
New Jersey reformed its statute-of-limitations laws to make it easier for victims of sexual abuse to sue.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 14, 2020

More than 100 billion pain pills were shipped nationwide over nine years
Newly disclosed data reveals 24 billion additional pills were distributed during the epidemic.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 14, 2020

Aircraft dumps jet fuel on playground near Los Angeles, leaving dozens with minor injuries
The Delta Airlines jet dumped the fuel after declaring an emergency following its departure from Los Angeles International Airport. It landed without incident, officials said.

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Jan 14, 2020

Aircraft dumps jet fuel on playground near Los Angeles, leaving 26 with minor injuries
The Delta Airlines jet dumped the fuel after declaring an emergency following its departure from Los Angeles International Airport. It landed without incident, officials said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 14, 2020

Two plead guilty to pilfering $8 million in rare texts from Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh
Archivist Gregory Priore and bookseller John Schulman pleaded guilty to a scheme that lasted a quarter of a century.

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Jan 14, 2020

Supreme Court hears arguments in ‘Bridgegate' scandal
Two onetime allies of former New Jersey governor Chris Christie argue that the Justice Department reached too far in charging them in the alleged plot to back up traffic on the George Washington Bridge.

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Jan 14, 2020

Supreme Court hears arguments in Bridgegate scandal. The case could impact future public corruption prosecutions.
The court has in recent years curtailed prosecutors' ability to bring public corruption cases.

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Jan 14, 2020

NSA found a dangerous Windows 10 flaw and alerted Microsoft — rather than weaponizing it
The disclosure represents a major shift in the agency's approach, choosing to put computer security ahead of building up its hacking tools.

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Jan 14, 2020

Boeing's new CEO pledges greater transparency in message to employees
In a message to employees on his first day on the job, David L. Calhoun said returning the 737 Max to service must be Boeing's primary focus.

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Jan 14, 2020

A disgruntled hotel chef who threatened a mass shooting could spend nearly four years in prison
The man pleaded no contest to the charges, thus avoiding a trial over what police called an avoided mass shooting.

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Jan 14, 2020

Archivist and bookseller plead guilty to pilfering $8 million in rare texts from Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh
Gregory Priore and John Schulman pleaded guilty to a scheme that lasted a quarter of a century.

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Jan 14, 2020

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains
One century ago, the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol

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Jan 14, 2020

Trump planning to divert additional $7.2 billion in Pentagon funds for border wall
The move would give his administration five times the amount that Congress authorized in the 2020 budget for construction — and add hundreds of miles of new barriers — according to figures obtained by The Post.

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Jan 14, 2020

White House shifts strategy on California homelessness, opting for more cooperation
Congress quietly approved new limits on how the administration could spend homeless funding in December.

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Jan 14, 2020

Who could hate ‘Goodnight Moon'? This powerful New York librarian.
The classic children's book got snubbed from the New York Public Library's list of most checked-out books of all time. The woman credited with inventing children's libraries may be to blame.

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Jan 14, 2020

Supreme Court to hear arguments in Bridgegate scandal. The case could impact future public corruption prosecutions.
The court has in recent years curtailed prosecutors' ability to bring public corruption cases.

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Jan 13, 2020

U.S. is sending asylum seekers to Guatemala — often without telling them where they're going
A Guatemalan government watchdog calls the Trump administration's "safe third country" program "a total disaster."

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Jan 13, 2020

Lawyers say California boat fire that killed 34 was result of safety violations, charging station
The Conception fire in September trapped scuba divers and a staff member below deck.

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Jan 13, 2020

Mass shooting at military base in Florida was an act of terrorism, attorney general says
The December attack was carried out by a member of the Royal Saudi Air Force who was enrolled in a training program at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Three were killed in the rampage.

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Jan 13, 2020

A conservative moms group has a beef with Burger King — and the ‘d-word'
One Million Moms — which last month pressured Hallmark to pull a commercial depicting same-sex couples getting married — says it is "irresponsible" to use such profanity in a commercial.

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Jan 13, 2020

A conservative moms group has a beef with Burger King - and the ‘d-word'
One Million Moms — which last month pressured Hallmark to pull a commercial depicting same-sex couples getting married — says it is "irresponsible" to use such profanity in a commercial.

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Jan 13, 2020

A January heat wave engulfed the eastern half of the country, toppling records
From Naples, Fla., to Boston, several cities saw their warmest January weather in recorded history.

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Jan 13, 2020

Lawyers allege California scuba boat fire that killed 34 was result of safety violations, charging station
The Conception fire in September trapped scuba divers and a staff member below deck.

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Jan 13, 2020

Last month's mass shooting at a military base in Pensacola, Fla., was an act of terrorism, attorney general says
The December attack was carried out by a member of the Royal Saudi Air Force who was enrolled in a training program at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Investigators had focused on a screed posted to Twitter by the gunman expressing hatred of U.S. foreign policy toward Muslims. Three were killed in the rampage, and the […]

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Jan 13, 2020

Supreme Court will not review conviction of woman who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself
Michelle Carter told the court that her right to free speech protected her from being responsible for her boyfriend's death.

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Jan 13, 2020

Supreme Court will not review conviction of Michelle Carter, who went to jail for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself
Carter told the court that her right to free speech protected her from being responsible for her boyfriend's death.

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Jan 13, 2020

Pompeo is out. Now Democrats see an opportunity for Kansas Senate seat.
Democratic hopeful Barbara Bollier has raised more than $1 million, an unprecedented haul.

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Jan 13, 2020

She said a Bethlehem church was in Palestine. But ‘Jeopardy!' accepted Israel as the right answer.
Commentators and pro-Palestinian activists have demanded an apology from the TV game show.

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Jan 13, 2020

I did not have children. Here's how I guide young people struggling with their own decision.
Without children, your life will look different than the family you grew up in — for better and worse. And studies show people generally settle in roughly the same emotional place regardless of circumstances.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 12, 2020

Five years after an abortion, most women say they made the right decision
A long-term study looked at women's feelings of relief, sadness, guilt and other emotions after the procedure.

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Jan 12, 2020

A man killed himself after a police officer lied, saying he'd seriously hurt someone in a hit-and-run
"It's a lie, but it's fun," the officer told his partner.

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Jan 12, 2020

A pact with Trump on impeachment? McConnell's Kentucky backers demand it.
The Senate leader is up for reelection this year and must keep conservatives on his side.

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Jan 12, 2020

A Texas militia leader went into hiding. Months later, he turned up dead.
Police believe Kevin "KC" Massey, who led an anti-immigrant militia that claimed to have detained migrants at gunpoint, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Van Zandt County, Texas.

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Jan 12, 2020

Jussie Smollett case looms over reelection campaign for Chicago's chief prosecutor
Kim Foxx was elected on promises to reform the criminal justice system. But her work largely has been overshadowed by an actor's alleged attack.

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Jan 12, 2020

Defense Secretary Esper said he ‘didn't see' evidence of an Iranian plot to attack four embassies
Administration officials were still defending themselves more than a week after the strike

Washington Post Nation
Jan 11, 2020

At least 11 dead as severe weather slices across the South
Ahead of the storm, record, springlike warmth is covering the East Coast.

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Jan 11, 2020

A service dog was fatally shot over a bite the police department now admits never happened
Clayton Crawford, who said he's a military veteran with PTSD, wants answers as to why his service dog was shot to death.

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Jan 11, 2020

A man killed himself after an officer lied that he'd seriously hurt someone in a hit-and-run
The Seattle police officer has been disciplined after a watchdog group found that his lie at least partly caused the suspect's suicide.

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Jan 11, 2020

At least 11 dead as severe weather slices across the South, while snow and ice wallop parts of the northern U.S.
Ahead of the storm, record, springlike warmth is covering the East Coast.

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Jan 11, 2020

At least 10 dead as severe weather outbreak slices across the South
Thunderstorms with damaging winds continued to spread east into Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia on Saturday, where tornadoes remained a threat. Meanwhile, residents from the Plains to the Canadian border faced a sudden wintry blast unloading snow and ice.

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Jan 11, 2020

A police officer fatally shot a service dog over a bite the department now admits never happened
Clayton Crawford, who said he's a military veteran with PTSD, wants answers as to why his service dog was shot to death.

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Jan 11, 2020

This farmer had a million-dollar hemp crop — until South Carolina bulldozed it
The travails of one grower reflect the challenges many farmers face as state and federal laws evolve.

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Jan 11, 2020

Puerto Rico earthquake aftershocks again rattle coastline as residents deal with disaster after disaster
A devastating hurricane, months without power, political upheaval, earthquakes. It has been a tough two years in the U.S. territory.

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Jan 11, 2020

Girls thought they were in a relationship with a teen boy. It was a woman grooming them for sex.
She shared skateboarding videos, used teenage slang and claimed to work as a cashier at Hollister.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 11, 2020

Deadly severe weather outbreak slices across the South
Ahead of the storm, record, springlike warmth is covering the East Coast.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 11, 2020

Latest trouble at the border: 300 vultures are pooping all over a CBP radio tower
The birds are also vomiting onto buildings below the tower and dropping prey from hundreds of feet in the air, an agency spokesperson said.

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Jan 11, 2020

Texas is rejecting new refugees under Trump executive order
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott argued that Texas has "carried more than its share" in refugee resettlement efforts. Critics said the policy change underscores a growing hostility to the country's refugee resettlement program.

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