For school shooting victims, future plans dashed by tragedy

School Shooting Texas-3

A 17-year-old student looking forward to celebrating his family's new swimming pool and a...


The Health 202: Democrats are no longer cheering Obamacare plans

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Congress’ official scorekeeper says Obamacare premiums will rise more slowly next year and the marketplaces will be stable in most parts of the country. But don’t expect Republicans - or surprisingly, even Democrats - to be doing any wild cheering. In a...


Tina Fey makes surprise visit to her former high school

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Actress and comedian Tina Fey has made a surprise visit to her former Pennsylvania high school. District officials say Fey stopped by Upper Darby High School in Upper Darby Wednesday to film a promotional video for her Broadway musical “Mean Girls.” Fey graduated from Upper...


San Francisco brewery ordered to stop making weed beer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing beers containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived compound known as CBD. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is allowing Black Hammer Brewing to sell off the rest of the beer it has produced with...


Two sisters wed two brothers. Sibling rivalry and a grudge led to murder.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. She had already picked the photograph and words. They were how she wished to be remembered. On Sept. 22, 2015, Linda Thomas walked into the offices of a local newspaper in Freeland, a small town on Washington’s Whidbey Island. The 71-year-old asked to prepay for her...


The Latest: Panel: Questions about porn site 'disgusting'

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 10 a.m. The chairman of a special legislative committee investigating Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says it is “disgusting” that defense lawyers asked a woman involved in a 2015 affair with...


Sessions taps Zachary Terwilliger to lead high-profile Va. US Attorney's Office

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has decided to name Zachary Terwilliger - a career federal prosecutor who most recently worked as chief of staff to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein - to serve as the interim U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia,...


Iowa gubernatorial candidate accused of misconduct drops out

Iowa Governor Candidate Sexual Misconduct

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A popular Democratic candidate dropped out of Iowa’s crowded race for governor on Thursday, one day after an Iowa newspaper reported three women had accused him of sexual misconduct. Nate Boulton, a Des Moines attorney and state senator, announced his exit from the campaign...


Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city’s world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don’t show up...


Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian; did not brake

Uber-Autonomous Vehicle

DETROIT (AP) — The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal...


WP-Bloomberg correction: AFRICA

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. This correction refers to AFRICA (Sieff, Post) which moved Sunday. --- A Washington Post article about about an effort to restore Africa’s vanishing wildlife populations erroneously said that there were three northern white rhinos in existence. There are two. - - -...

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