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Oct 27, 2020

Live updates: Trump claims U.S. is ‘rounding the turn' as more than 42,000 are hospitalized nationally for covid-19
More than 62,000 new infections were reported nationwide on Monday, bringing the total since February to at least 8,667,000.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

How much bias is too much to become a police officer? Experts fear new law might backfire.
More than 62,000 new infections were reported nationwide on Monday, bringing the total since February to at least 8,667,000.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

How much bias is too much to become a police officer? Experts fear policing law might backfire
More than 62,000 new infections were reported nationwide on Monday, bringing the total since February to at least 8,667,000.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

Desperate voters book last-minute flights to the polls: ‘Five hours of flying is more than worth it'
Kaela Bynoe, 23, got off the plane in Florida, went straight to the polls, and then turned back around to catch a return flight to medical school in Baltimore.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

‘Playing it down'
Despite decades of warnings and preparation, President Trump has claimed that covid-19 "came out of nowhere." He downplayed the coronavirus as it ravaged the United States, disregarding the advice of experts and politicizing a health crisis.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

‘Guided by the science'
President Barack Obama put pandemic preparedness to the side upon taking office, focusing instead on an economy in free fall. But the 2009 outbreak of H1N1, the first flu pandemic in 40 years, made health security an urgent priority for his administration.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

‘Fair warning'
Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush never faced a pandemic, but both came to understand what a major global health crisis could mean for the United States, and each took steps to prepare.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

America's pandemic: After decades of warning, a failed response
In a three-part documentary, The Washington Post explores a failed response to the coronavirus pandemic that's left 225,000 Americans dead, despite decades of preparation in Washington.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

Seven Republican lawmakers in Arkansas test positive for covid-19
Arkansas state Sen. Cecile Bledsoe (R), 76, is the latest to contract the virus.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

Seven Republican lawmakers in Arkansas test positive for the coronavirus
Arkansas state Sen. Cecile Bledsoe (R), 76, is the latest to contract the virus.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

Protests grip Philadelphia, leaving officers injured and stores damaged, after police kill a Black man
Wallace's family questioned why police couldn't use less lethal force when confronting a man they said was having a mental health crisis.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 27, 2020

Live updates: Trump claims U.S. is ‘rounding the turn' as more than 42,000 are hospitalized for covid-19
More than 62,000 new infections were reported nationwide on Monday, bringing the total since February to at least 8,667,000.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Live updates: Coronavirus is spreading into America's most sparsely populated areas
The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Live updates: El Paso imposes curfew after ICU beds reach capacity
The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Pence put others at risk by campaigning after coronavirus exposure, experts say
The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

George Floyd's America
Examining systemic racism and racial injustices through the lens of George Floyd's life.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Live updates: Pence put others at risk by campaigning after coronavirus exposure, experts say
The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Guns at voting sites emerge as flash point in Michigan amid nationwide election tension
Are guns allowed at your polling place? The answer varies from place to place.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Police were a constant presence in George Floyd's life, an experience shared by other Black men
Floyd's contact with local law enforcement were part of the landscape of living and growing up in Houston's Third Ward, where residents say they often felt besieged by police patrolling and locking up their neighbors.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Eleven arrested after fights erupt between pro-Trump caravan and protesters in Manhattan
Police said 11 people had been taken into custody following a verbal fight that turned physical in Times Square.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

She completed the Fourteener project, climbing Colorado's 58 tallest peaks, for charity
Brittney Woodrum's objective was to mount all 58 of Colorado's 14,000 feet peaks to raise money for ShelterBox USA, which provides resources to vulnerable and displaced families globally.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

‘A disgrace to democracy': Dozens of ballots destroyed in suspected arson of a Boston drop box
The FBI and Boston police are searching for a suspect in the suspected arson, an act that local authorities decried as an attack on democracy itself.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

A Florida man stole a bulldozer, knocked down a fence and stole Biden signs, police said
The man, identified by police as 26-year-old James Blight, was charged with grand theft auto and trespassing on Saturday.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

A New York police officer said, ‘Trump 2020,' over his patrol car speaker. He has been suspended.
"Trump 2020," the cop said from the car, according to video of the incident. "Put it on YouTube, put it on Facebook. Trump 2020."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

A New York police officer said, ‘Trump 2020,' over his patrol car speaker. He's now been suspended.
"Trump 2020," the cop said from the car, according to video of the incident. "Put it on YouTube, put it on Facebook. Trump 2020."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

‘A disgrace to democracy': Man arrested in alleged arson of a Boston drop box
Local authorities decried the incident as an attack on democracy itself.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 26, 2020

Tracking Zeta
Maps track Hurricane Zeta's trajectory and development in the Gulf of Mexico.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 25, 2020

Seven arrested after fights erupt between pro-Trump caravan and protesters in Manhattan
Police said seven people had been taken into custody following a verbal fight that turned physical in Times Square.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 25, 2020

Full hospitals, talk of rationing care: New wave of coronavirus cases strains resources
New reported infections nationwide surpassed 80,000 for the first time ever Friday and again Saturday, as hospitalizations push past 40,000 and daily death tolls begin to climb.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 25, 2020

From coronavirus to race to the economy, Wisconsin is a microcosm of the forces roiling America
The state may be the tipping point in the presidential election, and deservedly so.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 25, 2020

Texas tries to shore up hospital capacity in El Paso as coronavirus cases surge nationwide
New reported infections nationwide surpassed 80,000 for the first time this Friday and again Saturday, as hospitalizations push past 40,000 and daily death tolls start to climb.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

Native voters struggle amid growing reliance on mail-in voting
The Democratic mayor of Arizona's southeastern city of Tucson has barred city police officers from providing security at early voting sites, forcing the Pima County Elections Department to seek outside help.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

Police brace for potential Election Day unrest in a year when ‘everything is uncertain'
Law enforcement officials say they are doing more planning and preparation for an unusually fraught election.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

U.S. hits all-time high in new coronavirus cases, exceeding 80,000 in a day for the first time
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

‘Do something. Do something!'
Mary Jo Copeland, on choosing decency over anxiety and fear.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

What to do about Ahav?
A mother's fight to save a Black, mentally ill 11-year-old boy in a time of a pandemic and rising racial unrest.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

Voters line up in New York and California, showing strong turnout among early voters in large Democratic states
Both states experienced some problems during primary voting but were the scene of significant enthusiasm.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 24, 2020

Lines in New York and California illustrate strong turnout by early voters in large Democratic states
Both states experienced some problems during primary voting, but both feature significant voter enthusiasm.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Live updates: Biden predicts ‘dark winter' as U.S. tops new 73,000 coronavirus cases for first time since July
Twelve states — including, Indiana, Oklahoma, Idaho and Montana — reached their highest seven-day average for new cases.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Live updates: Covid-19 hospitalizations increased in 38 states over the past week
The average number of covid-19 hospitalizations has risen in at least 38 states over the past week — a trend that cannot be explained by more widespread testing.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

The mute button was a godsend. It also amplified the candidates' differences.
Having to muzzle the president to salvage a debate is nothing to brag about. But at least it worked.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

U.S. hits all-time high in daily new coronavirus cases
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

This 15-year-old maintains a website that tracks coronavirus cases in schools
William Wu of Shrewsbury, Mass., started the website when his sister left for college.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Colbert's message to debate viewers who wanted even less Trump: ‘The ultimate mute button is in your hands'
The "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" host said the highlight of the night was that he would "never have to watch Donald Trump debate ever again."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

A 19-year-old with a van full of guns and explosives plotted to assassinate Biden, federal officials say
According to federal officials, Alexander Hillel Treisman ended up at a Wendy's within four miles of Biden's home in Delaware and penned a checklist that ended with one word: "execute."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Live updates: U.S. hits all-time high in daily new coronavirus cases
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

A 19-year-old with a van full of guns and explosives plotted to assassinate Biden, feds say
According to federal officials, Alexander Hillel Treisman ended up at a Wendy's within four miles of Biden's home in Delaware and penned a checklist that ended with one word: "execute."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Halloween was her late son's favorite holiday. She was too tired to decorate this year, so neighbors stepped in.
"I had people showing up on my front porch telling me, ‘Absolutely not — you have to decorate this year, and we're going to help you,' " said Crystal Conover, whose 13-year-old son was hit by a car on Halloween 2011.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

A GOP state Senate candidate was expelled from high school for wearing a KKK outfit on Halloween
"I just remember being petrified to the point of tears," Victoria Brown, who is Black and witnessed the incident, told the Arkansas Times this week.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Man linked to far-right ‘boogaloo bois' charged after allegedly shooting at police precinct during Floyd protests
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Man linked to far-right Boogaloo Bois charged after allegedly firing AK-47 at Minneapolis precinct
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Man linked to far-right Boogaloo Bois charged after allegedly shooting at police precinct during Floyd protests
Friday's tally of 78,752 and counting comes as many states break their records for new infections and see surging hospitalizations.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

A Colorado landlord allegedly threatened to double rents if Biden is elected: ‘If Trump wins, we all win'
The apparent attempt to persuade the trailer park's residents to vote for Trump is hardly the only spat between landlords and renters over the election.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 23, 2020

Live updates: Biden predicts ‘dark winter' as U.S. tops 73,000 new coronavirus cases for first time since July
Twelve states — including, Indiana, Oklahoma, Idaho and Montana — reached their highest seven-day average for new cases.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Live updates: Obama says Trump ‘can't even take the basic steps to protect himself' from coronavirus
More than 8,300,000 coronavirus cases and at least 221,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Live updates: U.S. surpasses 73,000 new coronavirus infections for first time since late July
More than 8,300,000 coronavirus cases and at least 221,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

For George Floyd and Black men in recovery, ‘everything just piles up'
Floyd moved to a new city to heal. But his race and criminal record made it hard to get beyond his past.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

D.C. already got $90 million back from FEMA for fighting covid-19. Its neighbors are far behind.
Some officials say there is plenty of time to seek reimbursements, but experts say they should act quickly.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

D.C. already has $90 million back from FEMA for fighting covid-19. So far, Fairfax County has $0.
Some officials say there is plenty of time to seek reimbursements, but experts say they should act quickly.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

An Oklahoma ‘cannibal' illegally castrated a man, police said, and stored body parts in a freezer
"It is something that we have never in my career run across in this part of the country," Le Flore County Sheriff Rodney Derryberry told reporters.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

DNI Ratcliffe said Iran aimed to hurt Trump with faked Proud Boy emails. Democrats are skeptical.
A chorus of Democrats responded to the last-minute news conference by suggesting that Ratcliffe's characterizations were an attempt to "carry water" for Trump by emphasizing Iran's alleged role in the spoofed email attack while downplaying suspicions of Russian election interference.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

As a doctor and lawmaker, he fought drug abuse. Then he tried to swap opioids for sex, police say.
Federal drug enforcement agents set up a sting to arrest the Long Island lawmaker, a doctor who had been vocal about the prescription opioid epidemic.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Alabama's GOP lieutenant governor called mask rules an ‘overstep.' Now he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ainsworth, who also pushed back on mandatory business closures, is the latest Republican skeptic of government-mandated pandemic rules to test positive for the virus.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Alabama's GOP lieutenant governor called mask rules an ‘overstep.' Now he's tested positive for covid-19.
Ainsworth, who also pushed back on mandatory business closures, is the latest Republican skeptic of government-mandated pandemic rules to test positive for the virus.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Va. police can keep license plate data indefinitely, state supreme court rules
Devices that photograph license plates record the time and location of each photo, which privacy advocates say can be used to track the movements of people not suspected of a crime.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 22, 2020

Judge dismisses third-degree murder charge against officer in George Floyd's death; upholds more serious charge
Derek Chauvin will face trial for second-degree unintentional murder.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Live updates: White House classifies 31 states as ‘red zones' for infection
Nearly 60,000 new infections were reported in the United States on Tuesday, and at least 8,239,000 have been reported since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Live updates: Prospects for coronavirus relief bill dim as McConnell urges White House to reject deal
Nearly 60,000 new infections were reported in the United States on Tuesday, and at least 8,239,000 have been reported since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

North Carolina's mail-in ballot deadline extension upheld in federal court
A divided appeals court rejected Republican efforts to block the extension.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Obama blasts Trump on coronavirus response
Nearly 60,000 new infections were reported in the United States on Tuesday, and at least 8,239,000 have been reported since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Suspect in killing of Houston police sergeant is in United States illegally, ICE says
Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran, was killed Tuesday while responding to a disturbance at an apartment of Elmer Manzano, a Salvadoran immigrant with a criminal history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Suspect in killing of Houston police sergeant is present in United States illegally, ICE says
Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran, was killed Tuesday while responding to domestic disturbance at apartment of Elmer Manzano, a Salvadoran immigrant with criminal history.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Study finds no crime increase in cities that adopted ‘sanctuary' policies, despite Trump claims
Sanctuary measures cut deportations by about one-third, but did not shield those with violent convictions, data show.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Live updates: Obama blasts Trump on coronavirus response
Nearly 60,000 new infections were reported in the United States on Tuesday, and at least 8,239,000 have been reported since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

The parents of 545 children separated at the border still haven't been found. The pandemic isn't helping.
Hundreds of migrant children are scattered across the country, living in foster care or with relatives, during a pandemic that has all but halted the legal effort to locate their parents.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

A Providence man is in a coma after a moped crash involving police. His family wants answers.
The incident, which is now being investigated by Providence Police Department and the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, has rocked the state this week.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

A Rhode Island man is in a coma after a moped crash involving police. His family wants answers.
The incident, which is being investigated by the Providence Police Department and the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, has rocked the state this week.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Some people visit cemeteries on Halloween. This man visits them all year to honor the dead he's never met.
He has photographed more than 90,000 gravestones, using his own pain to help others find the resting places of their ancestors.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

U of Michigan hit with emergency stay-at-home order amid coronavirus spike. But the football team will play on.
Athletics are exempt from the order, so the University of Michigan's football team will keep preparing to host rival Michigan State on Oct. 31 for the team's first home game.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

U. of Michigan hit with emergency stay-at-home order amid covid-19 spike. But the football team will play on.
Athletics are exempt from the order, so the University of Michigan's football team will keep preparing to host rival Michigan State on Oct. 31 for the team's first home game.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

A Miami cop wore a Trump mask to vote, inflaming Democrats: ‘This is city funded voter intimidation'
The outfit put Miami police officer Daniel Ubeda in the position of campaigning both while on duty and also within a polling location.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Live updates: CDC expands what is considered a ‘close contact' for coronavirus transmission and tracing
Nearly 60,000 new infections were reported in the United States on Tuesday, and at least 8,239,000 have been reported since February.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

House Republicans push inquiry into Biden's use of Amtrak on trip through Ohio and Pennsylvania
In its disclosures to the Federal Election Commission, the Biden campaign reported spending $265,000 on the charter. Amtrak says the starting rate is $30,000, and that no discount was given.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor was 'not a race thing,' officer says in first public interview
The grand jury did not agree with prosecutors that the officers who shot Taylor were justified or that wanton endangerment charges were the only charges that should be brought in the case, the juror said.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 21, 2020

Fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor was ‘not a race thing,' officer says in first public interview
Officers knocked six times and announced themselves before breaking in Taylor's door while serving a search warrant in March, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly said Wednesday, arguing that if they had given her and her boyfriend less time to respond, the boyfriend wouldn't have fired at officers and Taylor would still be alive.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Live updates: Trump mocks Biden's willingness to trust Fauci on coronavirus response
Since February, more than 8,179,000 infections and 219,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Nearly 300,000 more people have died in U.S. than in a typical year because of coronavirus
Since February, more than 8.1 million infections and 219,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Major RNC, Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy set to plead guilty to acting as unregistered foreign agent
Broidy is charged with conspiring to accept millions after helping to secretly lobby the Trump administration on behalf of Malaysian and Chinese interests.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Major Trump, RNC fundraiser Elliott Broidy set to plead guilty to acting as unregistered foreign agent
Broidy is charged with conspiring to accept millions after helping to secretly lobby the Trump administration on behalf of Malaysian and Chinese interests.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

12 hours inside Oregon's Almeda Fire
On the morning of Sept. 8, a brush fire lurched to life in a dry brush field north of Ashland along Almeda Drive in southwest Oregon. It would grow to burn more than 3,200 acres and destroy 3,000 structures.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

DHS led the way on past health crises, but it has been less visible during the coronavirus outbreak
The acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security has emphasized sanctuary cities and immigration over covid-19.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Republicans have the power to vote in Barrett. Sen. Booker implored them to have grace.
Sen. Cory Booker brought his colleagues a simple sermon: "The only thing that heals this body is what I call a revival of civic grace."

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Breonna Taylor grand jury was not given option to bring homicide charges, anonymous juror says
The grand jury did not agree with prosecutors that the officers who shot Taylor were justified or that wanton endangerment charges were the only charges that should be brought in the case, the juror said.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

ExxonMobil responds to Trump's hypothetical bribery call: ‘It never happened'
The energy giant offered a clarification after Trump described a detailed — but strictly theoretical — fundraising call involving the company's CEO at a rally in Arizona earlier in the day.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Major RNC, Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy pleads guilty to acting as unregistered foreign agent
Broidy admitted conspiring to accept millions after helping to secretly lobby the Trump administration on behalf of Malaysian and Chinese interests.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett was criticized for using the term ‘sexual preference.' Should we care?
Whether people use the term "sexual preference" or "sexual orientation" doesn't tell us whether they would be homophobic.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

Voters across the country might stand in line all day Nov. 3. This group plans to feed them.
Voter turnout is projected to be high, and lines have the potential to stretch farther than the eye can see.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

A California ballot drop box was set ablaze. Authorities are investigating the ‘attempt to disenfranchise voters' as arson.
After they quelled the flames, firefighters gathered the damaged ballots, sealed them in plastic bags and delivered them to the Los Angeles County Registrar's office.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

A California ballot drop box was set ablaze. Authorities are now investigating the incident as a suspected arson attack.
After they quelled the flames, firefighters gathered the damaged ballots, sealed them in plastic bags and delivered them to the Los Angeles County Registrar's office.

Washington Post Nation
Oct 20, 2020

N.Y. man pleads not guilty to threatening to assassinate U.S. judge overseeing Michael Flynn case
"A hot piece of lead will cut through your skull," was part of a message sent to U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, say prosecutors and people familiar with the case.

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