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Feb 21, 2024

Powerball's error made him think he won $321M. He's suing for a payout.
A D.C. man is suing several groups that run Powerball after they mistakenly posted his ticket numbers to the lottery's website then denied him the jackpot.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Some Alabama clinics pause IVF services amid scramble for next steps
Health-care providers and their supporters met to discuss options and offer support after days of confusion.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Supreme Court seems poised to halt EPA plan to cut cross-state pollution
Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia asked the justices to halt the "good neighbor" effort to cut emissions while they work to defeat the rules in lower courts.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Video is said to show U.N. relief worker taking body of Israeli shot on Oct. 7
The footage of the person Israel identified would be the first to surface publicly of any of the individuals Israel accused of participating in the Oct. 7 attack.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Soul-searching and recriminations after teen's death in Oklahoma
Tenth-grader Nex Benedict, who had been bullied because of their gender identity, died a day after a bathroom altercation in their Oklahoma high school.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Okla. nonbinary teen died after school fight amid reported bullying
Tenth-grader Nex Benedict, whose family says had been bullied because of their gender identity, died a day after the altercation in a high school bathroom.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

College athlete had brain tumor as a child. Now he works with his surgeon.
Kevin Eaise went on to play college baseball before getting a job at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as a clinical research assistant.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Tax records reveal the lucrative world of covid misinformation
The influx of pandemic cash enabled organizations to deepen their influence in statehouses, courtrooms and communities across the country.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Supreme Court reviews EPA plan to cut pollution that crosses state lines
Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia asked the justices to halt the "good neighbor" effort to cut emissions while they work to defeat the rules in lower courts.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Biden administration cancels $1.2B in student loans with new repayment plan
President Biden will start notifying 153,000 student loan borrowers enrolled in the Save repayment plan that their debts — totaling $1.2 billion — have been forgiven.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 21, 2024

Body of missing Texas girl Audrii Cunningham, 11, found in river
Audrii went missing Thursday from her home in Polk County. Authorities said they are preparing an arrest warrant for capital murder for Don Steven McDougal, 42.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

YouTuber Ruby Franke sentenced to prison for child abuse
Ruby Franke and her business partner Jodi Hildebrandt were sentenced to prison for their abuse of the YouTube blogger's two youngest children.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

What to know about the Alabama embryo ruling and its IVF implications
The Alabama court's decision about frozen embryos could imperil IVF and patients who depend on fertility treatments like it each year.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

Shock, anger, confusion grip Alabama after court ruling on embryos
Throughout Alabama, there is widespread shock, anger and confusion over how to proceed after the state Supreme Court has ruled that frozen embryos are people.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

Two men charged with murder in Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting
Dominic Miller of Kansas City and Lyndell Mays of Raytown, Mo., were charged with second-degree murder and weapons-related counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

What to know about the Alabama embryo ruling, and its IVF implications
The court's decision about frozen embryos could imperil IVF and patients who depend on treatments like it each year.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

Glimpsing a papa bear in Georgia
In a Fulton County courtroom, the public bore witness to an overlooked truth: the wise counsel of a Black father — and his fiercely protective embrace.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

2 men charged in Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade shooting
Dominic Miller of Kansas City and Lyndell Mays of Raytown, Mo., were charged with second-degree murder and weapons-related counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

2 men charged with murder in Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting
Dominic Miller of Kansas City and Lyndell Mays of Raytown, Mo., were charged with second-degree murder and weapons-related counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

Two men charged in Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl parade shooting
Dominic Miller of Kansas City and Lyndell Mays of Raytown, Mo., were charged with second-degree murder and weapons-related counts, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 20, 2024

A child didn't have pajamas for pajama day. His bus driver bought him some.
"I saw Levi sitting back there alone, away from his friends, and there was no question what I was going to do," bus driver Larry Farrish Jr. said.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 19, 2024

Miss. prison delayed care as woman developed terminal cancer, lawsuit alleges
A woman imprisoned in Mississippi said in a lawsuit she was exposed to chemicals that may have caused her cancer and received negligent care as the cancer grew.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 19, 2024

Louisiana overhauled its prison system. Now Republicans may undo changes.
Republican Gov. Jeff Landry ran on a "tough on crime" platform and has called Louisiana's criminal justice reforms some of the state's "most failed policies."

Washington Post Nation
Feb 18, 2024

George Santos sues Jimmy Kimmel for duping him into making Cameo videos
George Santos accused Jimmy Kimmel of fraud and copyright violation for airing Cameo videos that he commissioned from Santos in a prank for his late-night show.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 18, 2024

Paramore rejects Tennessee honor after Allison Russell denied same recognition
Rep. Jeremy Faison (R) blocked a resolution honoring Grammy winner Allison Russell while a nearly identical one for the band Paramore passed.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 18, 2024

Paramore rejects Tenn. honor after Allison Russell denied same recognition
Rep. Jeremy Faison (R) blocked a resolution honoring Grammy winner Allison Russell while a nearly identical one for the band Paramore passed.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 18, 2024

They kissed on a school bus. Now, 77 years later, they're reconnected.
They recently met for lunch, and in a matter of hours, their teenage crushes came back.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 17, 2024

Texas builds base near border where the state is quarreling with feds
The Texas base in Eagle Pass is expected to house up to 1,800 National Guard members as part of the state's response to illegal border crossings.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 17, 2024

Matchstick sculptor's dream to set a world record nearly goes up in flames
Richard Plaud was saddened and then overjoyed when Guinness World Records said his matchstick model had been disqualified, only to award him the record days later.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 17, 2024

Utah senior center tackles loneliness with a 60,000-piece puzzle
The massive puzzle was split into dozens of parts, and it took several months to complete.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 17, 2024

Inside Ted Leonsis's decision to move Wizards, Capitals to Virginia
After years of frustration in Chinatown and months of secret negotiations on both sides of the Potomac, an owner who once said he would never leave D.C. was lured to Alexandria

Washington Post Nation
Feb 17, 2024

How the decision to honor a Trump ally tore apart a Hall of Fame
After Michael Flynn was selected to join the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, board members began resigning.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Video is said to show U.N. relief worker taking Israeli shot on Oct. 7
The footage of the person Israel identified would be the first to surface publicly of any of the individuals Israel accused of participating in the Oct. 7 attack.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Video is said to show U.N. relief worker taking shot Israeli on Oct. 7
The footage of the person Israel identified would be the first to surface publicly of any of the individuals Israel accused of participating in the Oct. 7 attack.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Ex-FBI spy hunter sentenced to 28 months for hiding secret cash payments
Two prison terms for the former head of FBI counterintelligence in New York, Charles McGonigal, delivered a black eye to the FBI.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Two juveniles charged after Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting
One woman was killed and more than 20 others wounded as gunfire exploded after a rally held to honor the Chiefs' Sunday victory over the San Francisco 49ers

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Yale University apologizes for its role in slavery
Yale University issued a formal apology Friday for its ties to slavery, and promised to widely distribute its findings on that history.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Massacre survivors plead with Republican candidates to talk about guns
The candidates vying for the GOP nomination, if they address the nation's carnage at all, make no mention of safeguarding access to the weapons used.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

From jubilation to chaos, here's how the Kansas City shooting unfolded
At the end of Wednesday's parade celebrating the Chiefs' Super Bowl win, fans in Kansas City, Mo., heard the same sound that has haunted celebrations across America: gunshots.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

‘No prescription needed': Inside a White House clinic's ‘systemic problems'
Many issues trace to Ronny Jackson, Donald Trump's personal physician and now a Republican congressman, according to reports and former staffers.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

VA considers using psychedelic drugs to fight PTSD among veterans
The VA is seeking "definitive scientific evidence on the potential efficacy and safety of psychedelic compounds" like MDMA and psilocybin to treat PTSD.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Harvard leaders subpoenaed for documents in House antisemitism probe
The legal directives were the latest round in a high-profile sparring match between lawmakers and university leaders that has left powerful institutions such as Harvard on the defensive,

Washington Post Nation
Feb 16, 2024

Harvard leaders to be subpoenaed in House antisemitism investigation
The legal directives were the latest round in a high-profile sparring match between lawmakers and university leaders that has left powerful institutions such as Harvard on the defensive,

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

When Fani Willis took the stand, her fury was precise and laser-focused
Fulton County District Attorney Fani T. Willis (D) sat in the witness seat like it was her throne and she was ready to slice off some heads.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Kansas City and Chiefs fans mourn after another public tragedy
One person died and more than 20 others were wounded when gunfire broke out at the end of a rally for the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Border Patrol's acting deputy chief suspended for alleged misconduct
Agency officials declined to provide details about Joel Martinez's alleged wrongdoing, citing privacy laws, but said he was not under arrest.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Florida law blasted after permission slip sent to hear Black author's book
A parental bill of rights signed by Ron DeSantis in 2022 is under renewed scrutiny after a school asked for parental consent for a guest speaker to read a book written by an African American.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Chiefs fans tackled suspect after parade shooting
Fast-acting Chiefs fans are being credited with springing into action as the Super Bowl rally and parade turned to chaos with a shooting that killed one woman.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Trump's first criminal trial set for March in N.Y. on hush money charges
At a hearing in Manhattan, Donald Trump's defense lawyers argued the hush-money case will interfere with his presidential campaign.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Kansas City shooting stemmed from personal dispute, officials say
The shooting, which police say stemmed from a personal dispute, left one woman dead and 22 people injured as the celebration for the Super Bowl champion Chiefs ended.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

A woman rented designer clothing. Then she made $750K selling it, feds say.
A Michigan woman who allegedly sold designer merchandise she had rented online has been charged with mail fraud and interstate transportation of stolen property.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

2 juveniles charged in deadly Kansas City shooting, mayor says
The shooting, which police say stemmed from a personal dispute, left one person dead and 22 injured as the celebration for the Super Bowl champion Chiefs ended.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Kansas City shooting had ‘no nexus to terrorism,' officials say
The shooting, which police say stemmed from a personal dispute, left one woman dead and 22 injured as the celebration for the Super Bowl champion Chiefs ended.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Beloved DJ Lisa Lopez-Galvan killed in Kansas City parade shooting
A shooting near the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade killed one person and injured 21. Lopez-Galvan's radio station, KKFI, announced her death.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

New York hush money case will be first Trump criminal trial, set for March
At a hearing in Manhattan, Donald Trump's defense lawyers argued the hush-money case will interfere with his presidential campaign.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Flight attendant saves six imperiled flamingo eggs, later meets chicks
A passenger had delicate flamingo eggs in a portable incubator that had stopped working.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Teen cornhole players got athletic scholarships. Even they were shocked.
Gavin Hamann and Jaxson Remmick, who are committed to Winthrop University, are believed to be the first students to play cornhole on college scholarships.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Who is Stormy Daniels, the adult-film star in Trump N.Y. hush money case?
Stormy Daniels is an adult-film star who loves horses and has played a role in Donald Trump's indictment but says she isn't a "victim." Here's what to know.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

What we know about the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs parade
One person was killed and at least 21 injured in Kansas City, Mo., during celebrations for the Chiefs' Super Bowl win.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 15, 2024

Teachers are limiting lessons on political, social issues, report finds
In the survey by Rand Corp., 65 percent of teachers reported restricting some forms of instruction. Most cited worry that they would not be supported if parents expressed concerns.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Brooke Ellison, resilient disability rights activist, dies at 45
Paralyzed from the neck down in an accident at age 11, she graduated from Harvard University and became a professor and advocate for people with disabilities.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

In Kansas City, a tragic end to Super Bowl parade shocks community
Shots were fired outside Union Station, where the Kansas City Chiefs had just ended a rally with fans celebrating their championship. One person is dead and 21 injured.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Oklahoma principal forced out after being targeted for drag career
Shortly after Shane Murnan was hired, he was targeted by conservatives including Libs of TikTok and Oklahoma's superintendent for his work as a drag queen.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Photos: The scene following a shooting near Kansas City's Super Bowl rally
The parade celebrating the Kansas City Chiefs' dynasty-cementing Super Bowl win ended in gunfire and chaos, with officials reporting that multiple people were struck near the site of the rally that followed the parade and one person has died. Police said they took two armed people into custody.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Trump hearings in N.Y., Georgia on Thursday as trial schedule comes into focus
Dual court sessions could help crystallize the timing and viability of two of Donald Trump's four criminal cases, with more clarity after a March 1 hearing in Florida.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Deputy scared by an acorn hitting his cruiser opens fire in street
A Florida officer fired at an unarmed, handcuffed suspect in his own vehicle after hearing an acorn fall on the car and believing it to be a gunshot.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

I'd only met my neighbor a few times. When she died I took in her dog.
As we walk the halls of the children's hospital, I hope my neighbor is smiling, knowing how much joy her dog brings to everyone she meets.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

Indiana AG's site to report school content ignites fear for teachers
Indiana educators and officials questioned the reason for the portal, where parents can submit and view "potentially inappropriate materials" in their schools.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 14, 2024

‘Neuter your ex' sounds like revenge. Shelters say it's an act of love.
Getting back at an ex now means preventing a pet from breeding, as animal organizations try to find creative ways to raise funds for their neutering programs.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

Two old men and masculinity in the race for president
The conversation about age and ability reflects the stubborn stereotypes about the difference between decline and transformation.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

Two old men and masculinity
The conversation about age and ability reflects the stubborn stereotypes about the difference between decline and transformation.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

In Photos: Snow blankets the Northeast as millions brace for powerful nor'easter
A swift-moving but intense storm system is sweeping up the Eastern Seaboard, plastering parts of the northern Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with quickly accumulating snowfall.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

A tornado swept away her grandparents' photo years ago. She just got it back.
"I was in so much shock when the picture popped up," said Hope Tomkins, lost almost everything in a tornado that destroyed her Iowa home in 2008.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

A 1940 shipwreck was discovered in Lake Superior. Its mystery endures.
Researchers have no answer for the puzzling behavior of the Arlington's captain, Frederick Burke, who went down with the ship when he could have been saved.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 13, 2024

Michigan House disciplines lawmaker over his tweets on racist theory
Republican Josh Schriver, a Michigan state lawmaker, was stripped of his staff and a committee position after posting about the racist "great replacement theory."

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

Trans women should be arrested over bathroom use, North Carolina gubernatorial candidate says
Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson said that if trans women are confused about which bathroom to use, they should "find a corner outside somewhere."

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

Trans women should be arrested over bathroom use, N.C. gubernatorial candidate says
Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson (R) said that trans women "will be arrested" for using women's restrooms and should instead "find a corner outside somewhere."

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

Lakewood Church shooter had troubled past, police say
The shooter's 7-year-old son remains hospitalized in critical condition. Law enforcement officials are investigating how she purchased the guns involved.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

Police search home of shooter killed at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church
The shooter's motive remained unclear Monday, as did her potential relationship to the church.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

Police kill female shooter at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church; 5-year-old injured
A woman wielding a long gun and accompanied by a small child was gunned down after she opened fire inside Lakewood Church, run by the pastor Joel Osteen.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 12, 2024

FAFSA glitches and delays leave students, states, institutions in limbo
A string of delays with the latest Free Application for Federal Student Aid is causing great consternation, disappointment and anxiety.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

Police kill female shooter, injure child after shots fired inside megachurch
A woman wielding a long gun and accompanied by a small child was gunned down after she opened fire inside Lakewood Church, run by the pastor Joel Osteen.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

Police kill female shooter at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church, 5-year-old injured
A woman wielding a long gun and accompanied by a small child was gunned down after she opened fire inside Lakewood Church, run by the pastor Joel Osteen.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

Man who lunged at judge in viral video charged with attempted murder
In early January, Deobra Redden, 30, leaped over Judge Mary Kay Holthus's bench during a sentencing hearing for an attempted battery case.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

School board member who questioned teen's gender faces calls to resign
Natalie Cline, a Republican member of the Utah State Board of Education, erroneously implied that a girls' basketball player was transgender, eliciting calls for her to resign.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

Colleges, students and states reeling from FAFSA setbacks
A string of delays with the latest Free Application for Federal Student Aid is causing great consternation, disappointment and anxiety.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

The meaning of one vote
An American soldier's journey from Iraq to the 2020 election is the story of what's at stake for democracy when a vote becomes something to be doubted rather than believed in.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 11, 2024

Top Nigerian banker among 6 dead in California helicopter crash
Herbert Wigwe, chief executive of Nigeria's Access Bank, his wife and son were among the victims when a helicopter crashed in San Bernardino County, Calif.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 10, 2024

Judge resigns after allegedly texting through toddler-death trial
The judge was accused of exchanging over 500 texts, including messages mocking the prosecutor, objectifying witnesses and calling evidence "boring."

Washington Post Nation
Feb 10, 2024

How Justice Dept. special counsel policies let Hur critique Biden's memory
Experts said relying on special counsels has upended a central Justice Department principle: don't prejudice the public against people who aren't charged.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 10, 2024

What to know about Lunar New Year: The Year of the Dragon
As a billion people in much of Asia and across the world celebrate Lunar New Year this weekend, here's what to know about the auspicious Year of the Dragon.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 10, 2024

How anarchists in North Carolina rescued books banned in Florida
A bookshop in left-leaning Asheville is now sending children's books banned from a Florida school district back to readers in the Sunshine State.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Family of 6 dead, including alleged shooter who torched house, police find
Two days after a gunman opened fire on his family before burning their house down outside Philadelphia, authorities found the remains of six bodies.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Footage reveals details of Times Square brawl between NYPD and migrants
Seven people have been indicted over the assault on two officers in Times Square last month. Video appears to contradict part of official accounts of the incident.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Which dog breeds live the longest? Take our quiz
According to a new study, the median life expectancy of all dogs is about 12.5 years — but when it comes to longevity, which breed is top dog?

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Seiji Ozawa, groundbreaking Japanese conductor, dies at 88
In the 1970s, at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, his studiously hip, turtle-necked, love-beaded image made him seem a new sort of music director for a new age.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Longtime cobbler posts meticulous shoe repair videos, becomes sensation
One of Jim McFarland's videos was viewed about 60 million times as he encourages people to revive rather than replace old items.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

An Alabama radio station's 200-foot steel tower is missing, manager says
A landscaper noticed that the tower was gone on Feb. 2, meaning WJLX was forced off the air, the station's general manager Brett Elmore said.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Seiji Ozawa, groundbreaking Asian conductor, dies at 88
In the 1970s, at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, his studiously hip, turtle-necked, love-beaded image made him seem a new sort of music director for a new age.

Washington Post Nation
Feb 09, 2024

Much unease in blue states as Supreme Court weighs the Trump ballot case
Law school classes, legal experts, election officials and voting activists ponder all that's at stake after Thursday's arguments in the historic case.

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