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Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

22-year-old NYPD officer dead and another critically injured after Harlem shooting
One suspect was also killed. Friday night's shooting follows several high-profile violent incidents in New York City in January, just weeks into Democratic Mayor Eric Adams's term.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Woman, 21, arrested after Jewish boy was spat on outside synagogue
Surveillance video released by the New York Police Department shows Christina Darling, 21, dressed in an orange hoodie, black leggings and black Uggs marching up to three children outside a synagogue and shouting "anti-Jewish statements" at them, authorities said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Big Sur wildfire burns near California's Highway 1 and forces evacuations
The Colorado Fire, which started in the Palo Colorado Canyon, has burned 1,500 acres and has shut down the iconic highway, assistant chief with Cal Fire in Monterey County, told The Washington Post.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Winds die down as Big Sur wildfire burns near California's Highway 1 and forces evacuations
The Colorado Fire, which started in the Palo Colorado Canyon, has burned 1,050 acres and had shut down the iconic highway, Cal Fire authorities told The Washington Post.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

A 12-year-old wrote his governor to oppose a gun law. A stray bullet killed him on Christmas.
The sixth-grader's letter opposed a new law to expand access to what Tennesseans could do with guns, but he would not live long enough to receive a response.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Mother of 11-year-old who died by suicide sues social media firms Meta and Snap
Rodriguez's mother said her daughter experienced depression and sleep deprivation as a result of her addiction to Instagram and Snapchat.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk who sought peace and mindfulness, dies at 95
He lived in exile from his native Vietnam for decades and sought to apply Buddhist principles to social and political concerns.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

British scientist visiting Atlanta suburb killed by stray bullet while lying in bed
Matthew Willson's death, which Georgia law enforcement said appeared to be random, received widespread coverage in Britain, where gun violence is very rare.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four vehicle car crash in Los Angeles
Schwarzenegger's spokesman told the LA Times the actor-turned-politician was uninjured.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four-vehicle car crash in Los Angeles
Schwarzenegger's spokesman told the LA Times the actor-turned-politician was uninjured.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

22-year-old NYPD officer dead and another critically injured in Harlem shooting
One suspect was also killed. Friday night's shooting follows several high-profile violent incidents in New York City in January, just weeks into Democratic Mayor Eric Adams's term.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 22, 2022

British scientist visiting Atlanta suburb killed by stray bullet from outside apartment while lying in bed
Matthew Willson's death, which Georgia law enforcement said appeared to be random, has received widespread coverage in the United Kingdom, where gun violence is very rare.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Israel Dresner, rabbi who fought for civil rights, dies at 92
In seven decades of activism, and especially during his work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality, Rabbi Dresner became, in his words, the most arrested rabbi in America.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Judge apologizes for shaming 72-year-old cancer patient for overgrown lawn
The comments from Michigan Judge Alexis Krot toward Burhan Chowdhury have been met with a backlash since a video of the court exchange was shared on social media this month.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

One NYPD officer dead and another in critical condition after Harlem incident
NBC New York reported this is the third time in 72 hours that NYPD officers have been shot in the line of duty.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Two New York police officers shot while responding to domestic violence call
NBC New York reported this is the third time in 72 hours that NYPD officers have been shot in the line of duty.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Homicide rates have soared nationwide, but mayors see a chance for a turnaround in 2022
City leaders say greater funding, improved strategies and fed-up communities could help curb violence this year.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Crows took over a Silicon Valley city. Officials hope green lasers will get them to leave.
A roost of crows in Sunnyvale, Calif., has grown bothersome over the last six years, and now the city trying to get rid of them — with lasers.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Brian Laundrie claimed responsibility for Gabby Petito's death in his notebook, FBI says
The agency said it is wrapping up its investigation, concluding that Brian Laundrie alone was directly involved in the death of Gabby Petito.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

A Tennessee couple tried to become foster parents. They were denied because they're Jewish, lawsuit says.
Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram, a Jewish couple from Tennessee, sued the state alleging constitutional violations of religious freedom and equal protection.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

A Georgia sheriff's deputy called Ahmaud Arbery a ‘criminal' who ‘got the death penalty.' He just resigned.
Houston County Sheriff's Deputy Paul Urhahn was suspended and about to be fired. Instead, he resigned on Wednesday.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Unvaccinated seniors nearly 50 times more likely to be hospitalized than boosted peers
The CDC figures also indicate that receiving a primary series of coronavirus vaccines sharply reduces the risk of hospitalization for those 65 and older.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 21, 2022

Kyle Rittenhouse named in civil suit filed by parents of man killed in Kenosha
The CDC figures also indicate that receiving a primary series of coronavirus vaccines sharply reduces the risk of hospitalization for those 65 and older.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Roy Choi's ‘Broken Bread' is a food show that's really about gentrification and other social issues
The show by media company Tastemade and Southern California's PBS station KCET tackles social justice issues such as gentrification, cultural erasure and food deserts — and yes, with a healthy serving of foodie glamour shots.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

One in 10 Black people living in the U.S. are immigrants, new study shows
Black immigrants have higher incomes and more education than U.S.-born Black people, but advocates say racism still holds them back.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Some countries relax restrictions, anticipating omicron peak
The average price for a two-rapid-test kit was $24 and has risen lately as demand surges with the omicron variant.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A reporter was hit by a car while on the air in severe weather, highlighting risks of do-it-all journalism
Tori Yergey's broadcast in West Virginia raised questions about how newsrooms and television stations can ensure the safety of their staff.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Woman spits on Jewish boy, shouts antisemitic comments at children outside synagogue, police say
Surveillance video released by the New York Police Department shows a woman dressed in an orange hoodie, black leggings and black Uggs marching up to three children outside a synagogue and shouting "anti-Jewish statements" at them, authorities said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Former lawmaker dies using medical suicide law he helped pass nearly a decade ago
Vermont is among nine states and the District of Columbia where terminally ill patients can get prescriptions to end their life.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, opponent of vaccine and mask mandates, tests positive for coronavirus
Paxton, a Republican, has fought the Biden administration's attempts to mandate vaccines, including for health-care workers and the National Guard.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

In Fox interview, Olympian Caitlyn Jenner says record-breaking transgender swimmer shouldn't compete with women
The Olympic gold medalist tweeted "WOKENESS is killing women's sports!"

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Theodore Roosevelt statue removed from outside New York's Museum of Natural History
The museum said the statue of the 26th U.S. president "communicates a racial hierarchy" that the public had "long found disturbing."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

He was a champion of LGBTQ rights in Florida. Police are investigating how his body ended up in a landfill.
Jorge Diaz-Johnston, a plaintiff in a landmark same-sex marriage case and brother to Miami's former mayor, was found dead in a landfill. Police are investigating his death as a homicide.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Some countries relax restrictions, anticipating omicron peak
The average price for a two-rapid-test kit was $24 and has risen lately as demand surges with the omicron variant.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

What to know about the federal trial of the three former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death
President Biden, in a speech, touted a new government website where Americans can order free at-home rapid tests.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Another trial in the killing of George Floyd, this time for other officers at the scene
Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas K. Lane and Tou Thao are accused of violating George Floyd's federal civil rights.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A Florida woman went on a night walk with her dog. A black bear attacked her: ‘I feel lucky to be alive'
The minute Aydee and her dog reached her driveway, a black bear she didn't see coming started to attack.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A Florida woman went on a night walk with her dog. A black bear attacked her: ‘I feel lucky to be alive.'
The minute Aydee and her dog reached her driveway, a black bear she didn't see coming started to attack.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Texas hostage-taker searched Internet for rabbis, gun shops and Aafia Siddiqui
The FBI is trying to determine where Malik Faisal Akram bought his gun, which was reported stolen from a hotel room in 2020.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Lawmakers urge FTC to prevent rapid-test price gouging amid omicron demand
President Biden, in a speech, touted the new government website where Americans can order free at-home rapid tests.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

New Mexico is short on substitute teachers. The governor asked the National Guard and state employees for help.
As covid cases soar and teachers call out sick, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is asking National Guard members and state employees to volunteer to substitute teach.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A professor said her students think Americans make six figures on average. That's a long way off.
The answers some of Nina Strohminger's business students at the University of Pennsylvania provided give insight into how people understand the world around them, experts said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A professor said her students think average Americans make six figures. That's a long way off.
The answers some of Nina Strohminger's business students at the University of Pennsylvania provided gives us insight into how we understand the world around us.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 20, 2022

A TV reporter was hit by a car while on the air in severe weather, highlighting risks of do-it-all journalism
Tori Yergey's broadcast in West Virginia raised questions about how newsrooms and television stations can ensure the safety of their staff.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

The fashion world mourns André Leon Talley: ‘No one was more soulful and grander than you were'
The towering legend who shattered expectations surrounding race in the fashion industry as the rare Black editor in a predominantly White and elitist industry died Tuesday at the age of 73.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Federal website for rapid tests goes live a day early
Some Americans are able to order free rapid coronavirus tests from a federal website ahead of its official launch.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

A winter storm will hit Texas — bringing back memories of last year's power grid failure
While this week's weather is not expected to be as extreme as the storm that cut power to millions and led to hundreds of deaths, experts still have their eyes on "the weak link" of the state's energy system.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

The fashion world mourns André Leon Talley: ‘No one was grander and more soulful than you were'
The towering legend who shattered expectations surrounding race in the fashion industry as the rare Black editor in a predominantly White and elitist industry died Tuesday at the age of 73.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Takeaways from the Pegasus Project
Here are key takeaways from the Pegasus Project, which found that spyware leased by the NSO Group was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging to journalists, human rights activists, business executives and the two women closest to murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Arkansas inmates sue after unknowingly being treated for covid with ivermectin: ‘They must be held accountable'
The inmates were allegedly told that the pills they were regularly administered included antibiotics, vitamins and steroids.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: American adults can get three free N95 masks each in new White house plan
It's the largest deployment of personal protective equipment in U.S. history, a White House official said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Biden touts work on pandemic, calls it ‘a job not yet finished'
It's the largest deployment of personal protective equipment in U.S. history, a White House official said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Three police officers charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of 8-year-old girl
Fanta Bility was killed when Sharon Hill officers Devon Smith, Sean Dolan and Brian Devaney responded to gunfire at the end of a high school football game.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Family of Otto Warmbier, American who died after detention in North Korea, awarded $240,000 in seized assets
The University of Virginia student fell into a coma while detained by North Korea and died shortly after his evacuation to the United States in 2017.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Doctors planned to take a covid patient off a ventilator. With 48 hours' notice, his wife got a judge to stop them.
Doctors planned to turn off Scott Quiner's ventilator, which his wife believed was keeping him alive.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Biden touts work on pandemic, calls it ‘a job not yet finished'
It's the largest deployment of personal protective equipment in U.S. history, a White House official said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

After a storm, school football coach told players to ‘find an elderly or disabled neighbor and shovel their driveway'
"Don't accept any money — that's our Monday workout," coach Brian DeLallo wrote.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

An architect of critical race theory: ‘We cannot allow all of the lessons from the civil rights movement forward to be packed up and put away for storage'
Scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw on racial tyranny, right-wing outrage and what histories we tell.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Governor demands to know why a court placed a now-missing girl with her ‘monster' of a father
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) criticized the Massachusetts court system for granting custody of Harmony Montgomery to her father, who had a violent criminal history.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Nikole Hannah-Jones surreptitiously quoted MLK to show how radical some would find him today
The Pulitzer Prize-winner said she used Martin Luther King Jr.'s words to show the "miseducated" that his legacy has been diluted.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

André Leon Talley, eminence of haute couture, dies at 73
The influential editor rose from an impoverished childhood in the segregated South to become one of the few African Americans on the mastheads and red carpets of the fashion world.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Former police chief Acevedo sues Miami, says commissioners tried to use department for personal vendettas
Art Acevedo's lawsuit lays out a series of accusations of malpractice and abuse of power against city commissioners and officials, months after he was ousted.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Puerto Rico exits bankruptcy after U.S. judge approves multibillion-dollar restructuring plan
The debt restructuring will require budget cuts for the economically weakened U.S. territory, but it is also likely to lower financing costs.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Pop-up companies falsified covid test results, Minnesota AG alleges in new lawsuit
It's the first major legal action against companies that authorities say falsified or mishandled coronavirus tests.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 19, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: WHO says ‘no evidence' healthy children need boosters amid global vaccine inequity
The World Health Organization has repeatedly warned that additional doses reduce the supply for those in lower-income countries that have not been immunized.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Cracker Barrel served a cleaning agent to a customer. A jury ordered it to pay $9.3 million.
At a Cracker Barrel in Tennessee, William Cronnon was served the chemical Eco-San, a cleaning agent in the kitchen, that has since caused him years of gastrointestinal issues, according to court documents.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Antisemitic tropes cited by the Texas synagogue hostage-taker have deep roots
Experts have long said the pervasiveness of antisemitic beliefs in society can fuel violence against Jewish people.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

As Florida home prices spike, middle-class residents wonder if they can afford to stay
"I think people look at places like San Francisco, and think, ‘Oh that will never be us,'?" one affordable-housing advocate said. "I think they are making a mistake."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Less than 10 percent of Africa is vaccinated as world reaches halfway mark
"The world is moving toward the 70 percent goal," said Mike Ryan, executive director of the WHO's Health Emergencies Programme. "The problem is, we are leaving huge swaths of the world behind."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Texas synagogue attacker was previously known to British security services
Questions remain about how the hostage-taker was able to enter the United States and purchase a weapon.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

The U.S. declared China's treatment of the Uyghurs a genocide. A Golden State Warriors co-owner said ‘nobody cares.'
Chamath Palihapitiya, a venture capitalist and part owner of the Golden State Warriors, is facing criticism after claiming 'nobody cares' about China's repression of the Uyghur ethnic minority.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

An Oklahoma pastor has apologized after smearing his spit in a man's eye during a sermon: ‘It got too live'
The pastor apologized a day after his sermon, calling what he did "disgusting."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

The miracle of an open door
Attacks on places of worship take aim at the spirit of community that these buildings foster. Their power is the light they shine out beyond their walls.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

‘I was not going to let him assassinate us': How Texas synagogue hostages used security training to flee
Jeffrey Cohen said security training the Colleyville, Tex., synagogue offered after the Tree of Life massacre helped save their lives.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Ten attorneys general file support for Va. prosecutors in Bijan Ghaisar case
As Virginia prosecutors appeal the dismissal of manslaughter charges, the D.C. and state attorneys general want clarity on when they can prosecute a federal officer.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

A hiker went camping despite warnings about severe winter weather. Six rescuers in snowshoes had to save him.
It took six members of Haywood County Search and Rescue's mountain-rescue team to reach the stranded hiker, authorities said.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Florida governor proposes special police agency to monitor elections
No state has such a force, which Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) wants empowered to arrest voters and others who allegedly violate election laws.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Texas synagogue attacker was fatally shot by FBI; authorities are piecing together his movements in the U.S.
Investigators are focused on the hostage-taker's movements inside the United States and where he purchased a weapon.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Family of Amazon driver killed in tornado sues company, alleging wrongful death
Austin McEwan and five other workers died after a tornado tore through Edwardsville, Ill., in December.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Don't count on omicron ending the pandemic, Fauci says
And the U.S. surgeon general says: "We shouldn't expect a national peak in the next coming days."

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Carhartt said vaccination remains mandatory for employees. A conservative backlash followed.
Carhartt CEO Mark Valade said company policy on "an unvaccinated workforce" remains unchanged, prompting some to swear they would no longer buy the brand's products.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Covid-19 live updates: Federal website for rapid tests goes live a day early
Some Americans are able to order free rapid coronavirus tests from a federal website ahead of its official launch.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 18, 2022

Texas synagogue attacker had contact with someone in U.S., was fatally shot by FBI during standoff
Investigators are focused on the hostage-taker's movements inside the United States and where he purchased a weapon.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

East Coast storm leaves more than 100,000 without power, at least two dead
Thousands of people are experiencing power outages as a winter storm brought snow and ice to several East Coast states.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

Rabbi details escape from Texas synagogue as terrorism investigation expands to Britain
Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took a rabbi and three other people hostage in Colleyville, Tex.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

FBI investigating Texas synagogue attack as terrorism as U.K. takes two teens into custody
Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took a rabbi and three other people hostage in Colleyville, Tex.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

For years, bar patrons bought beers for Betty White hoping she'd come claim them. The funds are now going to animal charity.
Monday would have been White's 100th birthday.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

Texas synagogue hostages fled after rabbi threw chair
Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took a rabbi and three other people hostage in Colleyville, Tex.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 17, 2022

Marlon Bundo, Pence family rabbit and unlikely gay rights figure, dies
The famous bunny was the main character in a series of children's books, and a parody book that posited the rabbit as gay in a jab at the second couple's stance against LGBTQ rights.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

New FEMA program would place homeless disaster survivors in apartments instead of trailer parks
New FEMA program would place homeless disaster survivors in apartments instead of trailer parks and also offer more social services.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

U.K. aware of ‘death of a British man in Texas' after synagogue standoff ends
The hours-long standoff at the synagogue on Saturday ended with hostages freed and the suspect confirmed dead.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

Who is Aafia Siddiqui? Texas synagogue hostage-taker allegedly sought release of ‘Lady Al Qaeda'
Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted on terrorism charges, is in U.S. federal prison for trying to kill American soldiers.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

Who is Aafia Siddiqui? Texas synagogue hostage-taker allegedly sought release of ‘Lady al-Qaeda'
Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted on terrorism charges, is in U.S. federal prison for trying to kill American soldiers.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

U.K. aware of ‘death of a British man in Texas' after synagogue standoff ends, hostages freed
The hours-long standoff at a Colleyville synagogue on Saturday ended with hostages freed and the suspect confirmed dead.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

Texas synagogue hostage-taker identified as 44-year-old British man
The hours-long standoff at the Dallas-area synagogue on Saturday ended with hostages freed and the suspect confirmed dead.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

Apartment fire victims mourned in mass funeral: ‘People are dying because they lived in the Bronx'
Speakers at the funeral said the tragedy underlined how much more can be done to ensure safety measures are in place in affordable housing developments

Washington Post Nation
Jan 16, 2022

Texas synagogue hostage-taker identified as 44-year-old British man, FBI says
The hours-long standoff at the Dallas-area synagogue on Saturday ended with hostages freed and the suspect confirmed dead.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 15, 2022

Texas synagogue standoff ends with hostages freed, suspect dead
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) tweeted about 9:30 p.m. local time that the hostages had been freed after a loud boom and what sounded like gunshots erupted from the area near the synagogue where police had been in a standoff with a hostage-taker for much of Saturday.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 15, 2022

Hostages freed from Texas synagogue, governor says
The Texas governor's announcement came after a loud boom and what sounded like gunshots erupted from the area near the synagogue where police had been in a standoff with a hostage-taker for much of Saturday.

Washington Post Nation
Jan 15, 2022

Tsunami advisory for West Coast as National Weather Service urges ‘move off the beach'
The advisory means people should move off the beach and out of harbors, but widespread inundation is not expected.

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