NEWS: WASHINGTON POST NATION
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: WASHINGTON POST NATION
Washington Post Nation
Dec 09, 2018

He had power of attorney over his Alzheimer's-afflicted mother — and stole $332,000, grand jury says
John Jerome O'Hara's alleged crimes caused major financial distress, leading to a foreclosed home and forcing his family to cover costs exceeding $100,000, an indictment said.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 09, 2018

Trains and flights canceled as snowstorm hits parts of Virginia and the Carolinas
Nearly 600 flights from Charlotte Douglas International Airport have been canceled.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 09, 2018

Another Jehovah's Witness center has been destroyed in 9-month rash of arson attacks
Investigators have responded to five intentionally set fires this year. Nearly three dozen bullets were also fired at one center, causing about $10,000 in damage, authorities said.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Kaine hopeful that senators will warm to new military force authorization after Yemen vote
The newly reelected Democratic U.S. senator from Virginia returns to one of his signature issues.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Recruitment war raises questions about what it means to be a girl or a boy
Some see the Boy Scouts accepting girls as poaching from the Girl Scouts, while others see it as offering girls the same opportunities as boys

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Scouts' recruitment war raises questions about what it means to be a girl or a boy
Some see the Boy Scouts accepting girls as poaching from the Girl Scouts, while others see it as offering girls the same opportunities as boys

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owner's return. They've finally been reunited.
"You are the best dog," his owner said.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Trump announces Gen. Mark Milley as pick for next Joint Chiefs chairman
A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army general advocated the creation of specialized units to train local forces in Afghanistan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos to 15-year-old ex-student
Ramsey Bearse, now a science teacher, admitted to sending the nude photos over Snapchat, the Associated Press reported.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos to 15-year-old student
Ramsey Bearse, now a science teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School outside Charleston, W.Va., admitted to sending the nude photos over Snapchat, the Associated Press reported.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Trump announces Gen. Mark Milley as next Joint Chiefs chairman
A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army general advocated the creation of specialized units to train local forces in Afghanistan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Oversight of U.S. military's food suppliers called int question after fraud indictment
A contractor responsible for supplying deployed U.S. troops with food, water and basic supplies faces federal fraud charges. It is the second company in a row to be charged with fraud in relation to the same military program.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Oversight of U.S. military's food suppliers called into question after fraud indictment
A contractor responsible for supplying deployed U.S. troops with food, water and basic supplies faces federal fraud charges. It is the second company in a row to be charged with fraud in relation to the same military program.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

More salt and less whole grain allowed in Trump administration's new school lunch nutrition rule
Health experts expressed deep concern.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking
In New Mexico, officials think it could be a boon but environmentalists are skeptical.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Before Roger Ailes was a disgraced Fox News mogul, he was George H.W. Bush's ‘wily media man'
A 1988 Washington Post profile described the GOP strategist, who would later become one of the most notorious men in media, as "the keeper of his candidate's flickering image, a job that permits no fear of flying."

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Can students pray in public schools? Can teachers say ‘Merry Christmas'? What the law allows -- and forbids.
You may be surprised by the answers to the questions.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Recruitment war in Scouting raises questions about what it means to be a girl or a boy
Some see the Boy Scouts accepting girls as poaching from the Girl Scouts, while others see it as offering girls the same opportunities as boys.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

How one woman uses dirt bike culture for STEM education
Baltimore native and technology instructor Brittany Young has launched B-360 to help kids get interested in math/science fields through dirt bikes.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee celebrates his 99th birthday in the co-pilot's seat
The pioneering aviator took flight again decades after he and his comrades defied bigotry during World War II.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

Families of service members killed in Mississippi disaster want more answers
A KC-130 crashed in Mississippi in 2017 after breaking into pieces in the air. The widow of one Marine said she and others will pursue more information beyond the investigation's findings.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 08, 2018

‘Crying Nazi' vows ‘destruction' of the left after Charlottesville killer's conviction
Chris Cantwell was featured in a documentary that aired on HBO about last year's Charlottesville unrest. Then he became the "Crying Nazi" who was banned from OKCupid.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Ammon Bundy spoke kindly about the migrant caravan. The backlash has him reevaluating his supporters.
One of the figureheads of what is sometimes called the Patriot Movement, Bundy made waves last week when he criticized President Trump for demonizing the migrant caravan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Ammon Bundy spoke kindly about the migrant caravans. The backlash has him reevaluating his supporters.
One of the figureheads of the so-called Patriot Movement, Bundy made waves last week when he criticized the Trump for demonizing the migrant caravan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

The FBI says the Proud Boys are not an extremist group after all
An FBI agent said the right-wing group is not considered terroristic, contradicting an earlier Sheriff's report.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Court filings directly implicate Trump in efforts to buy women's silence, reveal new contact between inner circle and Russian
Federal prosecutors in New York argue for "substantial" prison time for Michael Cohen, Trump's ex-lawyer.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Air Force failed 6 times to keep guns from Texas church shooter before he killed 26, report finds
The inspector general found that the Air Force failed four times to send fingerprints to FBI databases, and twice failed to file required reports.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

The government implicates Trump and the Trump campaign in federal campaign finance violations
A new filing related to Michael Cohen demonstrates how it happened.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Trump confirms he will nominate William Barr to be attorney general
"He was my first choice since day one," the president said of Barr, who served as attorney general in the George H.W. Bush administration.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Tillerson calls Trump undisciplined. Trump calls Tillerson ‘dumb as a rock.'
Twitter feud erupted as former secretary of state gives his first public remarks since he was fired.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

New Mueller filing says Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen was in touch with a Russian seeking ‘political synergy' with campaign
Federal prosecutors in New York argue for ‘substantial' prison time for Cohen.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Sen. Warner calls for national cyber-policy overhaul
The Democrat wants more investment in military cybertechnology, more cybersecurity research and tougher punishment for nations that violate international norms.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Heather Nauert cited D-Day as the height of U.S.-German relations. Now she's headed to the U.N.
The nomination solidifies the symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration and further transforms the president's foreign policy into an instrument of branding in line with his "America First" agenda.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Heather Nauert once cited D-Day in ‘long history' of U.S.-German relations. Now she's headed to the U.N.
The nomination solidifies the symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration and further transforms the president's foreign policy into an instrument of branding in line with his "America First" agenda.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Democrats pledge to use new House majority to investigate Puerto Rico's oversight board
A leading House Democrat is vowing to investigate the fiscal board overseeing Puerto Rico's debt crisis, arguing its push to slash government spending violates its congressional mandate to help the is...

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

‘Just deal,' Muslim lawmaker says to pastor who complained about hijabs on House floor
Democrats are trying to change a rule that bans headwear on the House floor to accommodate lawmakers such as Ilhan Omar, a Muslim woman from Minnesota.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

‘Just deal,' Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar says to pastor who complained about hijabs on House floor
Democrats are trying to change a rule that bans headwear on the House floor to accommodate lawmakers such as Ilhan Omar, a Muslim from Minnesota.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

‘I'm not just the guy in the video': A man struggles to reclaim his life after his violent arrest goes viral
Desmond Marrow's arrest was caught on a video that went viral in 2017. As he revisits the scene of where the incident occurred, he reflects on the ways the encounter had an impact on him.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

The Geminids, 2018's best meteor shower, peak Dec. 13 and 14
Up to 60 shooting stars per hour will be visible on Thursday night.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

How a veteran's company found profits in Trump-era patriotism and polarization
The president's apparent missteps on military matters don't register with customers and employees of Nine Line, where T-shirt slogans echo his aggressive rhetoric.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

‘Silent Sam' decision provokes loud response at UNC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill board of trustees approved a plan earlier this week to return a controversial Confederate monument to the campus, despite pleas from many on campus who called it a symbol of racism. That brought protests and objections from many on campus, and complaints also from people who want the statue returned to the prominent location where it has stood for more than a century.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

VA chief Robert Wilkie once praised Jefferson Davis as ‘martyr to The Lost Cause'
More details emerged Friday about Wilkie's passion for Confederate history and past appearances at events commemorating the Confederacy's leading figures, including its president.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

A man killed his wife to be with his Grindr boyfriend. But his iPhone Health app gave his plot away.
Prosecutors used evidence from Mitesh Patel's Health app on his iPhone to record his movements on the night of the murder, ultimately securing a conviction.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Vast forests of dead or stressed trees prompt new approach to restoration
The U.S. Forest Service plans to log, thin and set burns across several million acres in four states in the Western U.S.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Vast forests of dead or stressed trees prompt new federal approach to restoration out West
The U.S. Forest Service plans to log, thin and set burns across several million acres in four states.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses, and scientists want them to stop
It all began about two years ago when a scientist woke up to a strange email from researchers in the field. The subject line was short: "Eel in nose."

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

‘Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
"This could end up being one of those little oddities and mysteries of our careers that 40 years from now, we'll be retired and still questioning quite how this happened," one monk seal expert said.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Silent Sam decision provokes loud response at UNC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill board of trustees approved a plan earlier this week to return a controversial Confederate monument to the campus, despite pleas from many on campus who called it a symbol of racism. That brought protests and objections from many on campus, and complaints also from people who want the statue returned to the prominent location where it has stood for more than a century.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Trump called journalists ‘THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!' A Capital Gazette photographer had a powerful rebuttal.
Joshua McKerrow responded to Trump's attack by eloquently remembering Wendi Winters, who was killed in the mass shooting, and critiquing the president's vitriol as attacks against journalists rise.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

An Arizona school district banned a state representative from its campuses after he said that African Americans ‘don't blend in'
State Rep. David Stringer's claim that nonwhite immigrants have failed to assimilate revealed "blatant racism," the district's superintendent wrote.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

When punk rock raged, Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks stuck with love songs and changed music history
Old punks and young emo kids grieve after the death of the frontman of the classic U.K. punk outfit.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Is MS-13 as dangerous as Trump suggests?
The gang is very different in Central America than it is in the United States.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Officer killed in Calif. mass shooting was fatally struck by friendly fire, police say
The grim revelation came a month after the mass shooting at a California country-music bar ended with a dozen people dead.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Pearl Harbor remembrance takes place without a single USS Arizona survivor present
All of the remaining five USS Arizona survivors are in their late 90s.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 07, 2018

Traffic deaths continue to climb worldwide, but per capita rate has stabilized, WHO says
WHO says traffic fatalities reached 1.35 million in 2016. But the organization said safety legislation, better vehicle standards and better access to emergency medical care have helped stabilize the per capita rate.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.N. ambassador
Nauert is the latest transplant from Fox News to be elevated to positions in the White House.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Small Texas town treasures historic moment as Bush's funeral train travels through
Waving American and Texan flags, residents of Navasota stood in the cold rain for hours to catch a glimpse of history.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Monthly border arrests have reached a new high for Trump's presidency
Last month, family units and juveniles accounted for nearly 60 percent of all apprehensions.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Judge orders Justice, State departments to reopen narrow inquiry into handling of Clinton email records lawsuit
In the order, a federal judge asks whether agencies sought to scuttle public scrutiny of Clinton, skirt public records law and ‘hoodwink' court.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Virginia College and Brightwood College closing; for-profit operator cites dwindling enrollment
Education Corp. of America, owner of a national chain of for-profit schools including Virginia College and Brightwood College, is ending operations in the face of dwindling enrollment and regulatory pressures.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Mourners in Texas pay their final respects to George H.W. Bush
After a state funeral in Washington, the former president was memorialized at a service Thursday morning in Houston and will be buried in Texas, his adopted home state.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Republican officials had early warnings of voting irregularities in North Carolina
After the spring primary, aides to incumbent GOP Rep. Robert Pittenger told the state party's executive director and a regional NRCC director that they believed fraud had occurred, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Trump's new top AG pick would be his daughter's boss at Justice.
Mary Daly was tasked to oversee Justice's response to the opioid crisis.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Two tweets that tell a sorry story
Just look at them.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

George H.W. Bush's final ride: A train that connects him to a long presidential tradition
Lincoln's funeral set the standard for the pomp of presidential funeral processionals.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Supreme Court seems reluctant to prohibit state and federal prosecutions of same crime
A majority of the Supreme Court sounded unlikely Thursday to overturn more than a century of doctrine that allows states and the federal government to prosecute someone for the same criminal conduct.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Longtime aide to Sen. Kamala D. Harris resigns amid sexual harassment allegations
The California Democrat, who is eyeing a 2020 presidential bid, said she was unaware of the issue.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

'Please miss that farm': Chaser video from Illinois gives up close look at tornado features
Remarkable video sees inside of the beastly tempest.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

'Please miss that farm': Chaser video from Illinois gives up-close look at tornado features
Remarkable video sees inside of the beastly tempest.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Almost half of U.S. adults have seen a family member jailed, study released by advocates shows
The survey was designed by Cornell researchers for FWD.us, a nonprofit launched by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg that has since broadened its goals to include reforming the justice system.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Almost half of U.S. adults have seen a family member jailed, study shows
The high rate of incarceration in America has an impact on families too, a new report by a justice reform group found.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

He was convicted of murdering Michael Jordan's father. New evidence could change everything.
Daniel Green has put a mountain of legal issues and new evidence before the court, including ballistics, now-refuted blood evidence, and shocking ties between local drug traffickers and police steering the Jordan case.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

He's in prison for murdering Michael Jordan's father. New evidence could change everything.
Daniel Green has put a mountain of legal issues and new evidence before the court, including ballistics, now-refuted blood evidence, and shocking ties between local drug traffickers and police steering the Jordan case.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Los Angeles teachers planning January strike if no contract is reached
And it isn't looking good for an agreement.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Large cities are still segregated — even as the nation becomes more diverse
Segregation remains most entrenched between black and white residents, while segregation between whites and Hispanics and whites and Asians is more fluid, according to a Census Bureau analysis.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Large cities still segregated even as nation becoming more diverse
New five-year data show a more diverse Washington region, and a large influx of Hispanics.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Is Fortnite stealing black dance culture? The creator of the ‘Milly Rock' argues yes in a new lawsuit.
Rapper 2 Milly's lawsuit claims he is one of many black artists whose dance moves have been taken without permission or credit by Fortnite's creators.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Report on Marines' air disaster that killed 16 revives questions about safety of military aircraft
Marine Corps investigators traced the 2017 incident to an unnoticed fatigue crack in a propeller blade. The findings were released as authorities searched for survivors in another mishap this week near Japan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Life after a violent encounter with police: One ex-NFL player's story
Desmond Marrow, who left his home one morning a year ago to get a haircut, became involved in a road rage incident that ultimately led to a widely shared altercation with police in McDonough, Ga. For those involved, the impact is often felt long after the video is no longer trending.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

Lena Dunham's latest apology isn't going over too well
"For someone who's had to apologize so much, you'd really think Lena Dunham would be better at it," wrote one critic on Twitter.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 06, 2018

EPA announces plan to ease carbon emissions rule for new coal plants
The rule would have forced new U.S. coal plants to install technology to capture their carbon dioxide emissions. Its reversal marks the latest effort by the Trump administration to repeal Obama-era climate regulations.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

All the presidents at the Bush funeral service together recited this core prayer. Except one.
Twitter went wild with the silence of a president who is a favorite of many religious conservatives.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

‘He didn't seem angry': Witnesses testify about James A. Fields's demeanor during Charlottesville rally
A crash reconstructionist testified that Fields's car was traveling at 28 mph before crashing into a crowd of counterprotesters.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Search underway for missing Marines following mishap involving two aircraft
The planes initially were launched from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in Japan.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Kroger and Walgreens want you to have a one-stop shop for food and drugs
But how exactly that will work is unclear.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

The story behind an incredible sky scene in New Hampshire
From a gorgeous halo to crepuscular rays, seven atmospheric phenomena are visible.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Nearly a month after the Camp Fire began razing their towns, Californians return to ruin
Compounding the loss for the thousands of evacuees has been the purgatory of waiting to return. Officials have been trying to make the ruined communities safe for even the briefest of surveys.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Veterans Affairs' diversity chief kept from condemning rally
A top official sought to silence the agency's chief diversity officer, who — in the aftermath of last year's racially charged violence in Charlottesville — pushed for a forceful condemnation.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Homeless man finds $17,000 outside food bank, gives it to a worker inside
Kevin Booth went to his local food bank looking for the bread that is left outside overnight. Instead, he found a brown paper filled with cash.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Critics say new transplant rules will benefit big city medical centers
Physicians say the changes revealed in a new plan will take livers away from people in poorer, rural regions.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Some Republicans want to oust a Muslim doctor from his GOP leadership role — because he's Muslim
Texas GOP leaders have loudly condemned the effort to oust Shafi, a Muslim trauma surgeon, from his leadership post in the Tarrant County Republican Party.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

How does #MeToo work when the accused is dead? This college found out.
After an alumna of Hampshire College came forward to accuse a late professor of inappropriate behavior from the 1970s, the college stripped his name from an endowed fund and a room on campus.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Prosecutors to seek the death penalty for Border Patrol agent accused of killing four sex workers
Juan David Ortiz, a 10-year veteran of the agency, was arrested in September and charged with four counts of murder.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

Florida woman who failed to return home after her Costa Rican birthday trip is confirmed dead
"Words cannot express the devastation within her family and friends," said the announcement on "Finding Carla," a Facebook page where relatives have shared updates since her disappearance.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

He's a U.S. soldier deployed on the southern border — and an unlawful immigrant
A Chinese immigrant turned Army soldier has avoided border agents out of fear they will discover he is violating immigration law.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

An escaped inmate kicked down a sleeping woman's door. But she had a gun.
Bruce McLaughlin Jr. had meticulously planned his escape from a S.C. jail. But the plan began to collapse, and things grew desperate.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 05, 2018

‘We are in deep trouble': Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018
As nations hold climate talks in Poland, the message of Wednesday's report was clear: When it comes to promises to begin cutting the emissions that fuel climate change, the world remains well off target.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 04, 2018

Trump administration threatens future of HIV research hub
Federal funding of fetal tissue research is target of abortion foes and social conservatives.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 04, 2018

A triple rainbow appeared in Maine last week — here's how it happened
What happened in Maine, however, is particularly remarkable. It's called a reflected light bow, and conditions have to be just right for it to form.

Washington Post Nation
Dec 04, 2018

Sully, Bush's service dog, lies before the president's flag-draped casket in the Capitol Rotunda
Sully captured nationwide attention after a picture of him lying in front of Bush's casket went viral.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • 617 482 1200
    617 299 8649 (fax)
  • Contact

©1999-2018 CEOExpress Company LLC