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Explainer: The missing Maltese academic at the heart of Washington intrigue

In recent weeks, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, with backing from President Donald Trump, has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 ...

Explainer: The missing Maltese academic at the heart of Washington intrigue

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Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
16:52 2019-06-02

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
22:26 2019-06-02

Nationals Manager Dave Martinez undergoes heart procedure, remains in Washington Martinez felt chest pains and underwent a cardiac catheterization earlier Monday, GM Mike Rizzo said. Chip Hale will manage the team Monday in St. Louis....
00:52 2019-09-17

Nationals Manager Dave Martinez undergoes heart procedure, remains in Washington for testing Martinez felt chest pains and underwent a cardiac catheterization earlier Monday, GM Mike Rizzo said. Chip Hale will manage the team Monday in St. Louis....
00:52 2019-09-17

Elizabeth Warren on antitrust: ‘What’s been missing is courage in Washington to take on the giants’ Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) defended her position that companies like Amazon should be broken up in the first Democratic presidential candidate debates.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native American women who vanished years or even decades ago....
10:13 2019-06-17

Here’s Why Mueller Kept Getting Asked About a Mysterious Maltese Professor In a moment that quickly made the rounds on conservative media on Wednesday, Rep. Jim Jordan sharply questioned Robert Mueller on the origins of the counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. The Ohio Republican pressed the former special counsel to detail who ...
06:52 2019-07-25

Maltese soldiers charged with migrant murder Tasked with rescuing migrants who arrive on Malta's shores, two soldiers have been charged with murdering two men who arrived from Ivory Coast. Charged with murder and race-related crimes, they face life in prison....
14:39 2019-05-21

German migrant ship denied entry to Maltese waters A German rescue ship heading to Malta after being refused entry into Italy has not been given clearance to enter Maltese waters, authorities said on Sunday....
16:00 2019-07-07

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
15:52 2019-07-17

Family of murdered Maltese journalist raise concerns over public inquiry Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family request meeting with Maltese PM over concerns about impartiality of panelThe family of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the anti-corruption journalist killed by a car bomb in Malta in October 2017, have raised concerns about the impartiality of individuals appointed to lead a ...
22:26 2019-09-21

‘The enigma of the entire Mueller probe’: Focus on origins of Russian investigation puts spotlight on Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud’s tip to a Trump adviser that the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton led to the opening of the counterintelligence probe, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III wrote in his report....
14:39 2019-07-01

NBA Draft intrigue will really begin with Pelicans’ other pick The Pelicans are on the clock. Not for the No. 1 pick. Barring a stunning turn of events, that will be Zion Williamson. No, Thursday night’s NBA draft at Barclays Center will truly begin when New Orleans decides what to do with its second selection, the fourth-overall choice it obtained from the Lak...
07:39 2019-06-20

NBA analyst talks LeBron-AD chemistry and other intrigue SiriusXM NBA analyst Tim Legler talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about a refreshing NBA offseason, Steph Curry’s greatness and one stumbling block for the LeBron James and Anthony Davis tandem on the Lakers. Q: How has it been preparing for this season given all the roster changes? A: It’s har...
11:39 2019-10-04

The intrigue of Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman The various imponderables make the Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman fight a must-watch, writes Paul Wheeler The post The intrigue of Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman appeared first on Boxing News....
14:39 2019-07-16

NBA mock draft 3.0: Who will Knicks take? When will intrigue really begin? Zion Williamson is a huge talent, but hardly the only intrigue or storyline in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. Will the Knicks hold onto the third pick, and if so, will they take RJ Barrett as expected or Darius Garland? After the Pelicans got the No. 4 pick in the Anthony Davis deal, do......
13:00 2019-06-20

Joe Girardi watching Mets’ chaos unfold with intrigue From the broadcast booth, Joe Girardi has watched the sparks in Flushing turn into a dumpster fire. Though many wonder whether he will soon have a better view. One day after the Mets issued manager Mickey Callaway the slightest vote of confidence — “for the foreseeable future” R...
02:52 2019-05-22

Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence with the media. After the lottery reveal that put th...
05:26 2019-05-28

First Barr, Now Pompeo: Italy Is Hub of Impeachment Intrigue for Trump Officials Visits to Italy by Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, central figures in the impeachment inquiry consuming Washington, have raised questions about their trips’ purpose....
01:52 2019-10-03

Intrigue at the Nurburgring as Tesla unofficially beats Porsche's fastest lap When Porsche beat the Nurburgring lap record for a four-door EV, it was sending a message to rival Tesla: "Hey, 2-second 0-60mph acceleration times are cool, but how long can your brakes, motor, tires and batteries last?" Tesla boss Elon Musk got the......
17:00 2019-09-18

Last chance to nab NASCAR playoffs spot adds intrigue to Brickyard 400 Four drivers, including Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman, are within reach of qualifying for the 16-driver, 10-race playoff based on the standings.       ...
04:52 2019-09-08

Monaco Grand Prix Provides Intrigue Formula One Has Been Sorely Lacking A surprisingly competitive and interesting Monaco Grand Prix has ended with Lewis Hamilton taking yet another 2019 victory on positively creamed front tires ahead of a hard charging Max Verstappen. Even with a last minute chuck down the inside going into the Nouvelle Chicane, Max couldn’t make anyth...
20:26 2019-05-26

Why Greinke vs. Morton matchup brings extra layers of intrigue The Astros will see if their aces are three of a kind, while the Rays counter with a stud of their own who is very familiar with Houston's firepower....
14:52 2019-10-07

Corey Coleman brings intrigue to Giants’ new-look receiving group Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Fans are understandably fatigued hearing frequent Odell Beckham Jr. dispatches from Cleveland. It remains to be seen if the Giants will...
22:52 2019-07-16

Heart Health: Consuming This Healthy Bacteria May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases Researchers have discovered that the use of a pasteurised form of Akkermansia muciniphila - an intestinal bacteria provides greater protection from various cardiovascular disease risk factors....
16:13 2019-07-02

Heart patches and new blood test lead pioneering heart failure treatments Scientists have developed a blood test which detects heart failure at an early stage, and heart patches which could repair damaged hearts after attacks....
08:13 2019-06-04

‘Pumping’ stem cell heart patch could repair damage caused by heart attacks A revolutionary "pumping" patch made of living stem cells from the patients' own tissue could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to scientists -- and it could be used on human patients in as little as two years....
04:00 2019-06-05

The Perfection review – gory Netflix horror offers imperfect intrigue Get Out’s Allison Williams plays a mysterious cellist in an intermittently alluring yet flatly directed B-movie that tries too hard to shock In Netflix-acquired curio The Perfection, confusion reigns. As viewers, we’re wrongfooted both by the film’s twisting plot and its genre, oscillating between b...
11:39 2019-05-23

Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich dine together with Kawhi Leonard intrigue First, the disclaimers. Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich are good friends and have been for decades. The face of the Spurs coached against Kerr’s Bulls teams in the mid-’90s. Then the sharpshooting Kerr played under Pop in two stints in San Antonio, from 1998 to 2000 and 2002 to 2003. They&...
20:13 2019-05-27

Winged Foot’s US Open history means plenty of 2020 intrigue PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tickets are already on sale for the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, and they probably won’t last long. By the time next June rolls around next year, it figures to be a wide-open tournament with players generating their own rooting interests with an abund...
16:26 2019-06-18

Kawhi Leonard conspiracy theory only heightens Lakers-Clippers intrigue The notion Kawhi Leonard waited deep into free agency to join the Clippers in order to sabotage the Lakers' plans will add fuel to the L.A. rivalry.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

|SAcannotallowitsbestagriculturallandtobedugupforcoal–academic South Africa cannot allow its best agricultural land to be dug up and used for coal, says Mike Muller, adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Governance....
12:26 2019-08-27

World Heart Day 2019: 5 Diet Tips To Keep Your Heart Fit And Healthy World Heart Day 2019: Controlling junk food intake and adding nutrient and vitamin-rich food in your diet will help you have a young heart throughout life....
10:39 2019-09-29

"Heart-To-Heart, Like Friends": Xi Jinping On "Candid" Talks With PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping today said he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "heart-to-heart" and "candid discussions like friends" on bilateral ties during the second informal summit in Chennai....
16:26 2019-10-12

Nets’ fallback options feature Tobias Harris, Kristaps Porzingis intrigue Power forward was the biggest hole in the Nets’ lineup this past season, and arguably will be the biggest focus of their offseason. Their starting forwards were in the NBA’s bottom 10 in scoring, shooting, rebounding and plus-minus. Plan A to fix that is signing injured free agent Kevin Durant, whom...
06:52 2019-06-19

Succession's theme song also suits another tale of familial corporate intrigue: Billy Madison Tales of fathers, sons, and the legacies the former passes onto the latter are as old as time—who, for example, would the humble cavemen choose to preserve and elaborate upon their primitive etchings? HBO’s Succession, the story of a media conglomerate and the family vying for control of it, is but ...
16:39 2019-09-25

US academic given two weeks to leave UK after eight years Visa system for researchers is hostile and costly and risks jamming a pipeline of talent, universities warnAfter eight years researching music history at Glasgow University, Elizabeth Ford hoped her request for a visa extension would sail through this summer. Instead, the Home Office gave the Americ...
17:13 2019-09-17

Academic upgrade for Germany's spies Germany has set up a special degree program to build up its national intelligence community. But it's only open to a select few — thoroughly vetted — students....
02:52 2019-07-14

‘I Was Done With All the Silences’: How an Academic Got Personal in ‘Notes to Self’ Emilie Pine talks about her remarkably frank essay collection, a best seller in Ireland that confronts infertility, sexual violence and other taboos....
13:39 2019-06-30

US academic given two weeks to pack up after eight years Visa system for researchers is hostile and costly and risks jamming a pipeline of talent, universities warnAfter eight years researching music history at Glasgow University, Elizabeth Ford hoped her request for a visa extension would sail through this summer. Instead, the Home Office gave the Americ...
12:52 2019-09-17

Australia denies extradition of Iranian academic to U.S. Australia will not extradite an Iranian academic to the United States, Australia's attorney-general said over the weekend, following a 13-month detention of the researcher for allegedly exporting American-made military equipment to Iran....
03:52 2019-10-06

Voynich Manuscript Is Solved And This Time It’s Academic Claims of ‘cracking the code’ of the Voynich manuscript have lost their sheen somewhat over the last few years, with weak cases being presented from all and sundry. This attempt, described confidently in a research paper and presented in a press release by a UK university seems to have solid backing...
14:39 2019-05-21

| WATCH | Australian academic arrested in China for 'espionage' An Australian pro-democracy academic held for seven months in China has been formally arrested for spying, Foreign Minister Marise Payne says as she demanded Beijing uphold 'basic standards' of justice....
23:13 2019-08-27

Ugandan Academic Jailed for Insulting President on Facebook Stella Nyanzi, a researcher and activist, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for a post including sexually explicit criticism of President Yoweri Museveni....
12:13 2019-08-03

Maths and tech specialists need Hippocratic oath, says academic Exclusive: Hannah Fry says ethical pledge needed in tech fields that will shape futureMathematicians, computer engineers and scientists in related fields should take a Hippocratic oath to protect the public from powerful new technologies under development in laboratories and tech firms, a leading re...
19:52 2019-08-16

Two EKU Baseball Players Earn Academic All-America Honors EKU Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball players received the highest academic/athletic honor in college athletics last week.  Nick Howie and Ryland Kerr were chosen to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Baseball Team as selected by the College Sports Informati...
03:26 2019-06-11

China Confirms Arresting Australian Academic For Spying An Australian academic has been arrested in China for spying, Beijing said Tuesday, prompting Canberra to demand the country upholds "basic standards" of justice....
17:13 2019-08-27

Intel powers one of world’s fastest academic supercomputers Intel, the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dell Technologies and other science and technology partners have unveiled the 5th most powerful supercomputer in the world, Frontera.The new supercomputer is bas...
00:52 2019-09-04

China arrests Australian academic on suspicion of spying Journalist and blogger Yang Hengjun has been in custody for more than seven months. Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Yang was being held in Beijing without access to his lawyers or family visits....
17:13 2019-08-27

Hungarians protest over government overhaul of academic bodies Hungarians took to the streets of central Budapest on Sunday to protest plans to overhaul the country's leading scientific research body, which they see as part of a wider government attempt to curb academic freedom....
18:26 2019-06-02

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
10:13 2019-09-20

Special Schools Making Up For Academic Losses Of Students In Kashmir Some schools in the Valley have found a way around the protest-shutdown against the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status by holding early-morning classes for students to minimise academic......
14:52 2019-10-08

MIT scientist resigns over emails discussing academic linked to Epstein Emails written by Richard Stallman leakedMassachusetts college at center of storm over Epstein fundingThe computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which he founded and led, after leaked emails appeared to show him downplaying another academic’...
19:39 2019-09-17

Intel unveils Frontera, the world’s fastest academic supercomputer The Texas Advanced Computing Center's Frontera system, which was jointly developed by Intel and Dell EMC, is one of the world's fastest supercomputers.Read More...
17:52 2019-09-03

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne....
13:13 2019-09-14

Australian academic detained in Iran sentenced to 10 years in prison An Australian university lecturer detained in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for spying, a source with knowledge of the matter told CNN Wednesday....
10:26 2019-09-18

Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for criticizing Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni....
17:13 2019-08-02

Presenting "Conan The Bacterium" and other exceptionally-named academic papers Popular culture has made academia out to be a completely humorless field filled with boring people doing boring things in boring ways. While it’s true that spending a lot of time examining the intricacies of any subject isn’t as outwardly exciting as, say, racing dirt bikes for a living, academics, ...
01:00 2019-07-11

Antonio Brown dislikes updated helmet, has heart-to-heart with Jon Gruden on 'Hard Knocks' Antonio Brown remains a "Hard Knocks" focal point, calling his updated regulation helmet "ugly" and having a poignant conversation with Jon Gruden.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
23:26 2019-08-14

Maspeth cheating expose opens floodgates for other examples of academic fraud Last Sunday, The Post exposed rampant cheating at Maspeth High School in Queens. The bombshell report triggered a Queens DA probe and reactions from educators and students across the city, many of whom claim the same academic fraud occurs at their schools. “Have I been told in a staff meeting, by a ...
10:39 2019-09-22

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
03:00 2019-08-15

Firefly opens first Alpha rocket launch to academic and educational payloads Enlarge / Firefly performed a full-duration firing of its rocket's second stage in April, 2019. (credit: Edwards Media) One of the questions facing any company as it brings a new rocket to market is what to put on top of the booster. After all, things can sometimes go all explodey with inaugural f...
15:39 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Ugandan academic jailed for 18 months for critcising Museveni on Facebook A Ugandan court jailed a prominent academic on Friday for 18 months on cyber harassment charges stemming from a Facebook post that included sexually explicit criticism of long-ruling President Yoweri Museveni....
18:39 2019-08-02

'She's not a spy': friends shocked over academic Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert's jailing in Iran Colleagues defend ‘thoughtful and passionate’ Australian-British lecturer, who was sentenced to a decade in prison on suspected espionage chargesFriends and colleagues of Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert – the Australian woman sentenced to a decade in prison in Iran on suspected espionage charges – have prais...
06:26 2019-09-17

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-05-28

Arrest of Academic Complicates Efforts to Save Iran Nuclear Deal Iran said it has detained a French-Iranian scholar on unspecified charges, complicating French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal and defuse tensions in the Middle East....
17:13 2019-07-16

Climate-sceptic academic seeks $1.5m in donations to fight unlawful dismissal appeal Peter Ridd’s former employer James Cook University appealing after a court ruled the professor’s sacking was unlawfulThe climate-sceptic academic Peter Ridd has asked supporters to donate another $1.5m to fund ongoing legal costs after his former employer, James Cook University, lodged an appeal aga...
05:00 2019-09-23

Photos capture how Elizabeth Warren became an academic, a US Senator, and a leading Democratic presidential contender Reuters/Rachel Mummey Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren has forged a political identity as a fighter who wants to level the playing field for the American middle class. Now she is seeking the presidency, centering her campaign on a progressive vision to tilt the economic scale...
23:39 2019-07-19

Florida mom who was missing 6 weeks found dead in Georgia, 4 kids still missing, officials say A Florida mother who was reported missing Saturday after vanishing six weeks ago was found dead in Georgia on Monday — and her husband is being questioned in connection with her death, officials said....
19:00 2019-09-16

1955 Records of Sonbhadra Disputed Land Missing Go Missing: Report Investigations into the clash, which left 10 people dead in a Sonbhadra village last week, might face a major hurdle as the 1955 revenue records of the land disputed by the rival parties have been......
14:52 2019-07-23

Kim Jong Un was quick-tempered teen with limited academic abilities, kicked and spat on his classmates, book reveals North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a spoiled quick-tempered child with limited academic abilities who lashed out at his Swiss school classmates for speaking German, a new biography book claims....
16:52 2019-06-18

|EXPLAINER:WhatisGDP? Gross domestic product or GDP is a measure of the size and health of a country’s economy over a period of time. It is also used to compare the size of different economies at a different point in time....
10:13 2019-08-18

|EXPLAINER:3waystoprotectyourbusinessfromcyberattacks Ask any South African company what their major headaches are right now, and chances are that security - including cyber security - will be near the top of the list....
15:52 2019-07-20

|EXPLAINER:Whatisaunittrust? "What is a unit trust?" is among the top-10 financially related questions South Africans search on Google, according to a report released by the search engine....
19:39 2019-08-03

| EXPLAINER | You've won the lottery. Now what? If you are lucky enough to win a large EuroMillions prize, there are a number of steps you need to go through before the money ends up in your bank account....
23:13 2019-09-27

Nora Quoirin missing: Police not ruling out 'criminal element' after fingerprints found at resort where London teen went missing Malaysian police have said they are not ruling out a "criminal element" after fingerprints were found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing....
20:26 2019-08-07

|EXPLAINER:TheIvanPillaypensionissue,whatthePPsaysandwhatGordhandenies Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has made adverse findings against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. He has, however, taken her findings on review. The issue revolves around an administrative decision taken in 2010 to grant Ivan Pillay, a senior SARS official, early retirement with full...
23:00 2019-05-31

|EXPLAINER:Here'showtheUSinvestmentvisaworks-andwhetheryouqualify The EB-5 Investment Visa allows an investor to acquire a Green Card for themselves, their spouse, and all unmarried children under the age of 21, by investing $500 000 (about R7.5m) in a qualified EB-5 project....
23:00 2019-10-05

Explainer: What can Mueller tell U.S. lawmakers that we do not already know? When Robert Mueller testifies to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers are expected to try to pin down the former special counsel on a crucial question: did he intend for them to carry on where he left off in his investigation of President Donald Trump and the Russians?...
13:00 2019-07-23

Explainer: The Fed has a repo problem. What's that? As if the U.S. Federal Reserve didn't already have enough on its plate heading into its meeting on interest rates this week, chaos deep inside the plumbing of the U.S. financial system has thrown policymakers an unexpected curveball....
17:26 2019-09-18

|EXPLAINER:Everythingyouneedtoknowaboutgovernment'sEskombailouts An emergency R17.652bn authorised by the finance minister to Eskom, is not new money or separate from the R23bn government allocated to the power utility in the National Budget, says Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane....
06:52 2019-07-25

Explainer: What do you do after a data breach? A hacker has stolen the personal information of over 100 million people from Capital One Financial Corp , the company said this week, in the latest high-profile breach of sensitive consumer data....
18:39 2019-07-31

Explainer: What is the EU's antitrust investigation into Amazon about? The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace is in breach of EU competition rules....
21:52 2019-07-17

|EXPLAINER:Ifyouhave'tippersregret',canyoureallyaskforarefund? A local waitress made headlines when she received a R20 000 tip – and promptly lost it, when the patron's wife requested that it be returned. But what if the restaurant had said no? Fin24 found out....
05:39 2019-06-18

Explainer: Turkey set to redraw map of Syrian war once more A looming Turkish incursion into northern Syria is set to reshape the map of the Syrian conflict once again, dealing a blow to Kurdish-led forces that have battled Islamic State while widening Turkey's territorial control at the border....
10:00 2019-10-08

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
15:52 2019-06-03

Explainer: Why is Japan's Abe going to Iran? What can he accomplish? Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is due to visit Iran next week in an apparent mediation mission to ease tension between Iran and the United States....
11:26 2019-06-07

Explainer: How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea? Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining....
11:39 2019-10-11

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
21:52 2019-07-22

Explainer: What is at stake in Istanbul's election re-run? Voters in Istanbul will head back to the polls on Sunday to choose a mayor, after Turkey's election authority scrapped the results of a March vote in which President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party lost to the main opposition....
01:13 2019-06-20

Explainer: Italy's PM Conte resigns. What comes next? Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation on Tuesday after accusing his interior minister, Matteo Salvini, of putting his League party before the needs of Italy....
13:52 2019-08-21

Explainer: Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must wait days - or more likely weeks - to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must step aside....
17:52 2019-09-18

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks - where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed this week to meet at the G20 summit in Japan in late June to discuss how to end a nearly year-long trade war....
20:13 2019-06-20

| EXPLAINER | Jamal Khashoggi's murder one year on Here is a summary of events in the year since journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed by Saudi agents in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, an affair that shocked the world....
03:26 2019-10-02

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
16:13 2019-06-20

Explainer: Netanyahu's legal woes: How much trouble is he in? Two weeks after fighting and failing to win an election, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced trouble on a second front on Wednesday at legal hearings to decide whether he must face trial for corruption....
14:52 2019-10-02

Explainer: The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax....
17:26 2019-09-27

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being counted across Europe, voters have boosted Greens and far-right groups, leaving centrists diminishedEu...
19:13 2019-05-28

Explainer: Five questions about Modern Monetary Theory Like famed economist John Maynard Keynes, Modern Monetary Theory advocates think government has an important role in offsetting what happens when demand falls short of what's needed to keep everyone who wants a job employed. They draw also on the ideas of Hyman Minsky, who was best known for his wor...
19:39 2019-08-07

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks after winning an April ballot....
21:13 2019-05-27

Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold? U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community....
01:13 2019-09-21

Explainer: U.S.-China trade talks: where they are and what's at stake U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to meet on Saturday at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Japan to try to resurrect a deal to end a costly trade war....
20:26 2019-06-28

Explainer: Impeaching a U.S. president - how the process works The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched an official impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump after he encouraged a foreign leader to conduct a probe that could damage a political rival....
02:13 2019-09-25

Immigration explainer: Is Trump following through on his campaign promises? President Trump boasts that he's building his wall and slowing illegal immigration, but those claims tell only part of the story. We explain.        ...
04:52 2019-09-12

Explainer: Why the UK's Brexit proposal falls short for the EU Britain's latest proposal for an agreement on the terms of its divorce from the European Union has been widely rebuffed in Brussels because it does not meet the objectives of the so-called Irish border backstop....
20:00 2019-10-04

Explainer: Turkish operation may redraw map of Syrian war once again Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
22:39 2019-10-09

Explainer: Disruptions in the global shipping industry Oil shipping rates are soaring following a series of sanctions on a Chinese transportation giant and limitations placed on movement of Venezuelan crude oil tankers....
03:26 2019-10-11

Explainer: Israel's election - will Netanyahu survive? Israelis vote next week for the second time in less than six months in a election that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a record fifth term - or end his decade-long dominance of Israeli politics....
19:13 2019-09-10

Explainer: Impeachment is not a quick 'bye, bye birdie' - Pelosi Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."...
04:26 2019-06-06

Explainer: What extra U.S. farm products could China buy? China has agreed to make unspecified new purchases of farm products from the United States, President Donald Trump said after meeting his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan....
21:52 2019-07-01

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground. Beijing has said it would retaliate after President Donald Trump blacklisted Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the United States extended tariffs t...
22:52 2019-06-05

Explainer: Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
23:01 2019-06-05

Explainer: What's behind Haiti's deadly protests, and possible outcomes Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, has been rocked by violent protests in the last month that have led schools, public offices and businesses to close and forced non-governmental organizations to suspend aid distribution....
04:52 2019-10-12

Explainer: How does negative rate policy work? U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested that the U.S. Federal Reserve drive interest rates into negative territory. He says his motivation was to refinance the U.S. government's $22 trillion in outstanding debt and lengthen the amount of time over which it is repaid. [nL2N26208B]...
21:39 2019-09-11

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull The escalating trade war between the United States and China has gone beyond tariffs as the countries increase pressure on each other to cede ground....
23:01 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-Should Big Tech fear U.S. antitrust enforcers? The arcane topic of antitrust law is getting more attention with the U.S. government gearing up to investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Amazon.com Inc compete fairly....
22:52 2019-06-05

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
04:13 2019-08-15

Explainer: What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
13:52 2019-08-22

Explainer: U.S. drug trial of Honduran president's brother A U.S. prosecutor on Wednesday accused Honduran politician Juan Antonio "Tony" Hernandez of smuggling tons of cocaine into the United States under the protection of his brother, President Juan Orlando Hernandez....
02:26 2019-10-04

Explainer: How Trump used the U.S. government to chase conspiracy theories President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories, some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the internet....
23:26 2019-10-10

Explainer: What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could throw some of China's biggest companies into chaos....
15:13 2019-09-30

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment....
01:00 2019-06-06

RPT-EXPLAINER-What delisting Chinese firms from U.S. stock markets could mean U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering forcing Chinese firms to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, according to sources, a move that would escalate U.S.-China tensions and could throw some of China's biggest companies into chaos....
03:13 2019-10-01

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed....
15:13 2019-07-24

EXPLAINER-Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
13:00 2019-08-22

Explainer: Macron's quest for an international tax on digital services French President Emmanuel Macron is pressing ahead with a digital tax in France, a move U.S. President Donald Trump described as "foolishness", and the French leader is keen to reach an international agreement on taxing big tech companies....
12:13 2019-08-22

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
13:52 2019-08-21

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partners in the NATO military alliance....
21:52 2019-07-12

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers....
01:13 2019-07-25

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers....
00:26 2019-07-25

Explainer: A look at the legal trouble facing Israel's Netanyahu Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to head off a corruption indictment at a series of pre-trial hearings that begin on Wednesday, in which he will try to persuade Israel's attorney-general not to press charges....
23:52 2019-10-01

EXPLAINER-What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
13:00 2019-08-22

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
02:39 2019-05-30

EXPLAINER-U.S. sanctions and Venezuela's trade and oil industry partners The United States last week imposed a sweeping freeze on Venezuelan government assets in U.S. territory and threatened to sanction any company that works with socialist President Nicolas Maduro's government, as the Trump administration ratcheted up its bid to force Maduro out....
22:13 2019-08-14

REFILE-EXPLAINER-The jet subsidy row that threatens transatlantic trade war The United States and European Union are edging closer to a tit-for-tat tariff war over aircraft subsidies as a 15-year-old dispute at the World Trade Organization reaches its climax....
20:26 2019-09-27

Explainer: What next for Austria after government's scandal-tinged demise? Austria's parliament has sacked conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government, blaming Kurz in part for the crisis stemming from a video sting that brought down his far-right deputy and ended their coalition....
19:00 2019-05-28

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
14:00 2019-07-22

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war: the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
21:52 2019-06-28

Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA."....
04:52 2019-08-24

Explainer: Impeachment depends on "high crimes and misdemeanors" - what are they? Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe Biden ahead of the 2020 election....
20:00 2019-09-25

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage faltering trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper, costlier trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
22:26 2019-06-28

Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom Senior U.S. and Chinese officials have pledged to meet in October to settle their ongoing trade war but a lasting peace seems more elusive than ever....
07:13 2019-09-06

How Important Is Hong Kong To The Rest Of China? An Explainer Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
10:00 2019-09-05

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq? Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise....
03:52 2019-10-06

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
03:26 2019-07-01

Explainer: If emissions keep on rising, what happens to oceans, glaciers and ice caps? The United Nations-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report on Wednesday investigating what is likely to happen to oceans, glaciers and ice caps if the world fails to bring carbon emissions under control. Here are some of the key findings from the latest science:...
20:26 2019-09-25

Explainer: Impeachment depends on 'high crimes and misdemeanors' - what are they? Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe Biden ahead of the 2020 election....
22:00 2019-09-25

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
18:13 2019-05-28

Explainer: Italian president seen asking Conte to form new government. What comes next? Italy's President Sergio Mattarella is expected to give outgoing Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to form a new government backed by a coalition of the 5-Star Movement and the Democratic Party (PD), after he meets with party chiefs on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-08-28

Explainer: Israel's Netanyahu clutches political lifeline Israel's president has thrown Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political lifeline, asking him to try to form a government after he failed to secure a clear election victory twice in six months....
12:26 2019-09-26

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China? Concerns over Hong Kong's political and economic future are growing as pro-democracy protests drag on and turn increasingly violent, and China makes clear that forceful intervention is possible....
04:13 2019-09-05

Explainer: Barr investigates the investigators of Russian meddling U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trump's complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election....
01:39 2019-10-09

Explainer: Does a formal impeachment inquiry change anything for Trump? The U.S. House of Representatives made headlines by formally launching an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, but there is debate among experts about the significance of the announcement....
00:26 2019-09-26

EXPLAINER-What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China? Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to "start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA."....
07:39 2019-08-24

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mainstream commerce and finance....
17:39 2019-06-18

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
20:13 2019-06-20

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
19:13 2019-06-14

EXPLAINER-Can European steel forge a strategy to withstand U.S. tariffs? Steelmakers in Europe have been hit by falling demand and rising supply as auto-sector consumption has fallen and U.S. steel tariffs have disrupted shipments....
17:13 2019-06-19

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling. The military action has deepened fears of a humanitarian and political crisis, as the Guardian’s Middle East correspondent, Bethan McKernan, explai...
15:52 2019-10-11

Explainer: U.S. branding of China as currency manipulator offers few new remedies Formally declaring China a currency manipulator may scratch a long-term itch for U.S. President Donald Trump, but the move provides few new tools that have not already been employed in two years of trade negotiations with Beijing....
03:26 2019-08-07

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggests, initial exchange offerings are conducted over crypto trading platforms and exchanges....
02:39 2019-06-21

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
17:13 2019-06-19

Explainer: Barr gives top priority to investigating the investigators of Russian meddling U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trump's complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election campaign....
00:39 2019-10-02

Explainer: How the aviation industry's carbon offsetting scheme will work International airlines are counting on a global carbon offsetting plan to cap CO2 emissions from air travel at 2020 levels, mitigating the environmental impact of flying even as passenger traffic is forecast to grow....
20:13 2019-09-24

Explainer: 'Privacy coin' Monero offers near total anonymity Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is sliding, with a host of alternative digital coins gaining ground as developers race to create digital cash that can gain a footing in mainstream commerce and finance....
14:13 2019-06-11

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist in firefighting....
23:00 2019-08-25

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
12:39 2019-07-18

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, explains how these firms have cont...
14:39 2019-10-09

Explainer: What is the British opposition Labour Party's position on Brexit? Britain's opposition Labour Party wants to do everything it can to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking the country out of the European Union without a deal next month, and will also reject any new deal he is able to strike with Brussels....
16:13 2019-09-18

Explainer: U.S. enacts sweeping new asylum bar following Supreme Court decision The U.S. Supreme Court last week allowed a Trump administration rule to temporarily take effect that will radically reduce the number of migrants eligible to seek U.S. asylum. Judges and asylum officers are now being directed to implement it....
23:52 2019-09-16

Explainer: Does the impeachment probe violate Trump's civil rights? The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump will refuse to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on the grounds that it is fundamentally unfair and violates his legal rights....
16:13 2019-10-09

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
22:52 2019-06-12

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
02:52 2019-06-04

Explainer: Trump's claims and Hunter Biden's dealings in China U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on China to investigate Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House, about the involvement of Biden's son in a fund that sought to raise Chinese capital....
02:00 2019-10-04

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
00:26 2019-09-14

EXPLAINER-One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses: 'Dank Vapes' As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."...
15:13 2019-09-14

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
12:52 2019-06-12

CORRECTED-EXPLAINER-What are the obstacles to Bayer settling Roundup lawsuits? Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts said the cases raises novel questions that may prevent an easy settlement....
17:26 2019-08-22

Explainer: Rebellion in Congress - How Peru tipped into political crisis Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra's drive to clean up the ruling class after a series of graft scandals has left the South American country with an open rebellion in a dissolved Congress as its political crisis takes a dramatic turn into the unknown....
01:52 2019-10-03

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
19:26 2019-06-21

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain....
08:52 2019-06-24

Explainer: North Korea's suspected submarine missile 'pushes the envelope' North Korea fired what may be a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Wednesday, which would be the first test in three years of what had been a relatively young but rapidly progressing program to deliver nuclear weapons....
20:26 2019-10-02

EXPLAINER-Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
00:00 2019-09-12

Explainer: Big tech probes could break up firms, result in huge fines, or neither The potential penalties for several wide-ranging investigations into whether Facebook, Google and other big U.S. tech companies used their market power unfairly include everything from breaking up the companies, to large fines and forcing them to create more competition....
19:39 2019-09-09

Explainer: Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to sign in New York later this month....
09:39 2019-09-17

How a conference call sparked America's abortion obsession – video explainer White evangelical Christians are on the frontline of the US's anti-abortion movement. But not so long ago this group was not interested in the politics of terminations. Its members are a crucial faction of Donald Trump's base, motivating him to further restrict abortion rights. How did it all change...
16:01 2019-08-01

Nike Oregon Project closed down in wake of Salazar ban – video explainer Nike's Oregon Project has been closed down less than two weeks after head coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four years for doping violations. Salazar's ban – which he said he will appeal – followed a four-year investigation by the US Anti-Doping Agency and a two-year court battle. The NOP was est...
03:13 2019-10-12

Explainer: Advertising executives point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
07:13 2019-09-12

Explainer: Why Ireland's border has snarled efforts to reach Brexit deal The 500-km (300-mile) land border between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland has become the sticking point in efforts to agree on the terms of an orderly British exit from the European Union....
13:52 2019-10-01

Chances of destructive BlueKeep exploit rise with new explainer posted online Enlarge (credit: One of the slides posted to Github) A security researcher has published a detailed guide that shows how to execute malicious code on Windows computers still vulnerable to the critical BlueKeep vulnerability. The move significantly lowers the bar for writing exploits that wreak the...
03:26 2019-07-23

Explainer: Advertising execs point to five ways Google stifles business U.S. authorities investigating Alphabet Inc's Google for anticompetitive behavior have recently begun probing the company's $116 billion-a-year advertising business....
21:39 2019-09-11

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-06-20

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
15:26 2019-07-08

Explainer: Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars....
17:26 2019-09-18

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
00:39 2019-05-23

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
01:13 2019-06-13

Explainer: Ex-Google engineer faces severe penalties in self-driving trade secrets case U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday brought a criminal case against a former high-ranking Google engineer, alleging he stole confidential technology from the company's self-driving car unit before joining rival Uber Technologies Inc ....
22:52 2019-08-27

How Hong Kong protesters used hand signals and human chains to storm government – video explainer This week protesters in Hong Kong stormed the legislative council building and vandalised its main chamber on the anniversary of the island's 1997 return to Chinese rule. The demonstrations appeared meticulously organised, with protesters forming human chains leading to supply depots with tools such...
02:13 2019-07-05

Explainer - Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China....
02:39 2019-08-02

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they generate billions of dollars in revenues for the U.S. Treasury from China. But that is not how tari...
06:26 2019-08-02

This week in Washington Ivanka Trump leads a workforce advisory board meeting at the Boys & Girls Club; Vice President Mike Pence greets newly naturalized U.S. citizens; and President Donald Trump's former campaign manager testifies in Congress, among the highlights of the week in Washington, D.C., for September 16, 2019....
04:39 2019-09-21

A Song in His Heart. It Was for Her. Isaiah Rothstein is a rapping rabbi and lead singer in the band Zayah. Leah Gottfried writes a web series, “Soon By You,” which reminds some of an Orthodox version of “Friends.”...
19:13 2019-08-02

BMW Just Broke My Heart BMW has made some incredible M-wagons in the past. The E34 and E61 M5 wagons leap immediately to mind. Even the E46 M3 wagon concept was great, though it sadly never made it to production. Us nerds are always praying for a new M-wagon to drop, but it doesn’t seem like that’s going to happen at all n...
05:26 2019-08-31

Washington to Big Tech: You're on notice A rare thing is happening in the US capital. Progressives, conservatives and the Trump administration are probing the internet giants. Two companies are particularly in the crosshairs of lawmakers and regulators....
06:26 2019-06-06

UA football about a TD underdog vs. Washington TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcat football team opened up in Las Vegas as a nearly ten point underdog vs. Washington. However, now it’s down to about a touchdown.  Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. on Saturday at Arizona Stadium. Here’s more from Wednesday’s sportscast:...
21:26 2019-10-10

6 Shot, one killed in Washington, D.C. Washington, DC police say six adults were found with gunshot wounds on Thursday night and one of them was pronounced dead. The others were hospitalized. (Sept. 20)        ...
16:13 2019-09-20

In photos: This week in Washington President Donald Trump signs three executive orders to address affordable housing, transparency in healthcare costs and to issue sanctions on Iranian officials the week of June 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
18:52 2019-06-27

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here....
02:52 2019-08-10

What to do in the event of a heart attack Symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain and shortness of breath. People should call the emergency services if they suspect a heart attack. Risk factors include age. Learn more here....
16:26 2019-05-29

St Pancras and the heart of boxing The St. Pancras boxing club plays a vital role for its community in north London The post St Pancras and the heart of boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
14:26 2019-07-09

In Fable II, The Way To A Man's Heart Is Through Farts Fable II is a weird game. Fable II is a Peter Molyneux game. Those two sentences are one and the same. Molyneux’s style of game development is—at least the way I imagine it—to walk into the room where all the designers are, ask them to make something outlandish and nonsensical, and leave again. It s...
22:39 2019-05-31

What does it mean when you wake up with a racing heart? Waking up with a racing heart can be worrying, but it is not usually a cause for concern. Learn about the possible causes, as well as when to see a doctor, here....
07:13 2019-09-18

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
19:39 2019-05-21

Four climbers rescued from Mt. Rainier, Washington A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the peak in Wash. for several days.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

The week of August 5, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Voto Latino held a protest outside the White House; White House counselor Kellyanne Conway addressed the press in response to the weekend's mass shootings; and President Donald Trump urged changes to mental health laws the week of August 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C....
23:00 2019-08-06

Washington Monument to Reopen After Three Years One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, and its second-tallest structure at 555 feet, will reopen with improved security measures and a modernized elevator system....
03:26 2019-09-17

Amazon making Washington their second home NBC NEWS – In just about every direction, the White House is surrounded by e-commerce giant Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos. Almost due west from the executive mansion is Amazon Books, a brick-and-mortar version of its e-commerce destination. The $23 million mansion owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo...
15:00 2019-09-07

Arizona Football Gameday: Washington TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Washington was pushed around in its last game, a bruising 23-13 loss to big, powerful Stanford. The Huskies face a different kind of challenge Saturday night in the desert. Arizona is not oversized nor bruising. The Wildcats like to spread it out, beat teams with quick-hitting p...
11:52 2019-10-12

Rolling Thunder 2019 might be last for Washington Thousands of motorcyclists gathered in Washington, D.C., this weekend amid confusion over whether this would be the final ride for Rolling Thunder.        ...
21:13 2019-05-27

One of the Most Lucrative Washington Jobs Is Now Open One of the highest-paying jobs in public service just became available: heading a small but powerful regulator responsible for overseeing the $4 trillion market for state and local bonds....
13:39 2019-08-13

Washington football: Who can challenge the Huskies in the Pac-12? Chris Peterson has transformed the University of Washington football program from a middle-of-the-pack squad to a dominant force in the Pac-12 conference during his five years in charge. This season, the head coach plans to take the Huskies to the next level by booking a spot in the Playoff. But the...
23:26 2019-08-30

How Washington Learned to Love the Deficit Political support for taming federal debt has melted away, and the U.S. is testing just how much it can borrow as few see evidence of dire economic consequences today....
17:52 2019-06-13

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces end of presidential bid Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. He has kept the option of running for a third term as governor open throughout his presidential campaign....
06:39 2019-08-22

Pac-12 preview: Washington vs. Oregon, the USC enigma and more Will Washington win its third conference title in four years? Can Justin Herbert and Oregon make a run? We dig into these questions and more in our Pac-12 team previews....
16:00 2019-07-24

In Moscow, Riyadh and Washington, this is the age of the shameless lie As David Miliband argues in his Fulbright lecture, world leaders have found they can lie with impunity. We must not be complicit in their mendacityTruth or consequences, a parlour game in which players are penalised for dishonesty or wrongdoing, is mostly fun – but it also reflects a broad moral con...
15:26 2019-06-22

Sprint brings 5G to LA, NYC, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. The fourth-place U.S. carrier is bringing 5G service to a collection of major new cities today, expanding its 5G network to nine total locations.Read More...
05:26 2019-08-28

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
05:52 2019-05-22

No Matter How Good You Are, The Washington Mystics Will Be Better The Los Angeles Sparks, to be sure, are no scrubs. They’re sitting near the top of the WNBA standings, with a future Hall of Famer in Candace Parker, All-Star forwards in the Ogwumike sisters, and one of the league’s greatest perimeter threats in Chelsea Gray. Alas, none of it was enough to prevent ...
12:26 2019-08-28

Washington Post licenses its Arc software to BP In addition to running a successful print and online news business, the Washington Post also licenses out its proprietary Arc publishing software to other businesses and now the news outlet has struck a deal with its first non-media customer, BP.The energy giant's communication team will now us...
06:52 2019-09-26

Bezos and Zuckerberg Take Their Pitches to Washington The Amazon and Facebook leaders were there for different reasons, but the appearances highlighted their companies’ need to reshape the public debate about their practices....
06:00 2019-09-20

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

(3) Washington Gets Key Hits in Game One Win over (14) Kentucky Katie Reed makes the throw in Super Regionals at Washington – Photo by UK Athletics SEATTLE – The No. 3 Washington Huskies won a low-scoring affair 3-0 in game one of the 2019 Seattle Super Regional thanks to timely hitting and execution in clutch situations. UW leads the series 1-0 and will n...
06:52 2019-05-25

Nationals vs. Cubs: Joe Ross will get it done for Washington Something fishy is going on in the water at Lake Champlain. A woman fishing there caught what appears to be a trout with two mouths. Scientists say the aggressive bully, who constantly contradicts himself by spewing out of both sides of his mouth will hereby be known as Francesa-fish. Fire and ice a...
16:00 2019-08-24

And Now, A Washington Wizards Update: Hell If you lost track of the Washington Wizards amid all Sunday’s wild NBA free-agency news, that’s fine, and reasonable. It speaks well of you, all things considered. A solid double-fistful of the league’s big stars switched teams over the weekend, and none of them came to or left the Wizards—but the W...
21:52 2019-07-01

Having a dog can help you have a healthy heart, study finds A new study links owning a dog to better heart health, finding that participants with pets had healthier diets, blood sugar levels and were more physically active....
02:13 2019-08-25

What is the ideal heart rate when running? Keeping track of heart rate while running can help people maximize their fitness or weight loss goals. Learn about heart rate zones, safe levels, and how to measure heart rate here....
07:13 2019-09-18

UK Conservative Brexiteer: PM May's heart 'was never in leaving' Ahead of the Conservative leadership contest in the UK, pro-Brexit MP Mark Francois has criticized outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and said the withdrawal agreement with the EU is "dead as a dodo."...
22:13 2019-06-05

Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years' Pioneer UK surgeon Sir Terence English says adapted organs could transform treatmentAdapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, according to a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.On the 40th anniversary of the first successful heart ...
14:26 2019-08-19

Go Ahead, Take a Nap. A New Study Says They May Be Good for Your Heart A new study says naps aren’t a lazy indulgence. In moderation, they may actually be good for your heart. In a new paper published in the journal Heart, researchers found that Swiss adults who took one or two daytime naps per week had a lower risk of heart problems, including heart disease and ...
06:00 2019-09-10

PG&E Shouldn't Leave Its Heart in San Francisco The city’s offer for parts of the bankrupt utility wouldn’t solve much for PG&E, and California’s other residents have a lot to lose. San Francisco’s own power consumers should be wary as well....
16:52 2019-09-11

This ‘4-in-1’ pill cut heart disease risk by a third — should we all take it? Even healthy people who took a four-in-one pill had a much lower risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems, a new study found....
22:26 2019-08-27

Want a healthy heart? Get a dog, study suggests Fido is good for your heart. Dog owners are more active, eat better and have healthier blood sugar levels, the study found — all of which translates into better cardiovascular health, a new study by the Mayo Clinic suggests. The health benefits were evident even though dog owners were slightly...
23:13 2019-08-23

I’ve spent 15 years in a job that breaks my heart My workmates don’t want to know me; my boss doesn’t value me. Should I just shut up and take what I’m given?I spend every working day in a cubicle in a bland office. My job is fairly solitary. I have tried to organise events to make work more fun, to develop camaraderie with colleagues. They don’t a...
17:39 2019-09-13

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
23:26 2019-06-06

Coffee May Not Be As Bad For Heart As Perceived: Study Multiple studies have shown that drinking coffee may make arteries stiffer, but according to a latest study, coffee may not be as bad as previously thought....
14:39 2019-06-03

$50,000 donated to veterans for Purple Heart Day TUCSON – In honor of Purple Heart Day, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 442 donated $50,000 to local veteran service organizations. Some of the money will go towards an emergency fund for veteran’s that need it in a moments notice. “We are so proud that we are able to...
12:39 2019-08-08

Few supplements have proven heart benefits Few nutritional supplements can protect people from developing or dying from cardiovascular disease, and some may actually be harmful, a research review suggests....
02:00 2019-07-10

Big-box store could imperil the heart of Williamsburg Think the indie spirit still burns in the heart of Williamsburg? Big-box retail may soon swallow the Bedford Avenue stop. Benjamin Bernstein of RedSky Capital has spent the last several years piecing together a string of adjacent buildings from 184 to 192 on Bedford between North Sixth and North Sev...
06:13 2019-05-23

Artemi Panarin’s heart was always with the Rangers Artemi Panarin broke from the comfort of his Russian interpreter to answer a question in English, making a rather heartfelt declaration at the Garden on Tuesday in his first public appearance as a member of the Rangers. “I’m sure I’m home,” Panarin said, with his signature smile and the brown curls ...
04:26 2019-07-03

Take heart, millennials, investing is within your reach Headlines might lead you to believe that millennials are striking out on various financial accomplishments. Investing doesn't have to be one of them.       ...
18:26 2019-07-23

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat....
12:39 2019-07-24

Neymar 'takes everything to heart', says Tuchel "Neymar needs to feel close to his team-mates to perform at his best, says his PSG coach Thomas Tuchel - who added that the Brazilian also \"takes everything to heart\"."...
13:52 2019-05-29

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart Do common dietary interventions and nutritional supplements really help protect against cardiovascular events? A new meta-analysis answers in the negative....
11:39 2019-07-09

Jonathan Groff Is a Seymour at Heart You know him from “Spring Awakening,” “Hamilton” and “Mindhunter.” But he feels most like himself as the nebbishy hero of “Little Shop of Horrors,” and he’s returning Off Broadway to prove it....
11:13 2019-10-02

Ric Flair out of hospital following heart issues Ric Flair is out of the hospital after a frightening week for him and wrestling fans. Flair could be seen in photos, obtained by TMZ, being wheeled out of the hospital with his wife, Wendy Barlow, by his side. The details are a bit sketchy, as Flair is supposedly notorious for downplaying his health...
20:00 2019-05-22

Where the heart is: the British at home – in pictures The passionate attachment we have to our homes is part of our cultural identity. Britain’s homes are places where individual, social and cultural identities are exposed, and where submission to – or opposition of – the norm is revealed• Home Sweet Home exhibition is at Rencontres d’Arles, France, 1 ...
10:13 2019-07-02

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
15:52 2019-06-01

The best sci-fi books put humanity at the heart of their writing Science fiction books like ZED and This Is How You Lose the Time War use exhilarating writing to create worlds that seem eerily similar to ours, says Helen Marshall in her monthly sci-fi column...
13:52 2019-07-08

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
03:13 2019-06-19

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in southern California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member his heart cut out....
05:13 2019-07-17

Nationals vs. Braves: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington Should I stay or should I go? Another tough spot for Mayor de Blasio this weekend. At the same time his presidential campaign heats up, the heat index in New York will be in the 105-110 degree range. With power outages expected, de Blasio surely wants to be anywhere but here while ordering a full......
22:13 2019-07-19

Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over D.C. Closed for 3-years to repair and update the elevator and adding a security facility, The Washington Monument opens for tourists on Sept. 19, 2019.       ...
23:39 2019-09-18

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
16:52 2019-05-22

Dennis Rodman’s son will play for Washington State PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State. DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith’s team. Rodman played two seasons at JSerra Catholic High School, wher...
23:52 2019-05-24

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chips and straw, ultimately turning the deceased pers...
11:52 2019-05-22

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a slew of show-related artifacts from the long-running ...
21:26 2019-06-06

Gordon leads No. 20 Washington State over Houston 31-24 Anthony Gordon threw for 440 yards and three touchdowns for his third straight 400-yard game as No. 20 Washington State pulled away in the second half to get a 31-24 win over Houston on Friday night       ...
09:26 2019-09-14

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year closure After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public on Thursday, and first lady Melania Trump is expected to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 18)        ...
07:39 2019-09-19

California pulls off stunner, beats No. 14 Washington 20-19 Greg Thomas kicked a 17-yard field goal with 8 seconds left as Cal beat Washington 20-19 in a game delayed more than 2 ½ hours due to severe weather.       ...
20:00 2019-09-08

In Photos: Washington, D.C., commemorates 75th anniversary of D-Day For those who couldn't make the trip across the pond to France, ceremonial events honoring the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy took place in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2019. A funeral service also was held for D-Day veteran Carl Mann at Arlington National Cemetery....
23:13 2019-06-06

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington wo...
17:26 2019-06-11

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
04:00 2019-05-22

Trump says there will be tanks at July 4 celebration in Washington U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday military tanks would be stationed in Washington as part of the annual Fourth of July celebration commemorating the nation's independence....
00:13 2019-07-02

Americans Stephens and Gauff crash out in Washington Top seed and former champion Sloane Stephens crashed out of the Citi Open in Washington as she suffered a stunning 6-2 7-5 first-round loss to Swede Rebecca Peterson on Tuesday while teenager Cori 'Coco' Gauff also fell in straight sets....
20:52 2019-07-31

The FBI is running Facebook ads targeting Russians in Washington The FBI is running ads on Facebook in the Washington DC area seemingly designed to target and recruit Russian spies as well as those who know about their work, CNN has learned....
11:13 2019-10-03

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
22:13 2019-06-11

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
02:00 2019-07-13

Trump v. U.S. Chamber shows just how much Washington is changing Of all President Trump’s feuds, his ongoing scuffle with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may be the most helpful to his political brand as a Republican disrupter taking on the old Washington establishment....
21:13 2019-06-11

National Memorial Day parade held in Washington The weather was great for the crowds that came out for the National Memorial Day parade held in Washington.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Trump Says Tanks Will Be on Display in Washington for July 4 The tanks will join a spectacle of the nation’s firepower, including a flyover by Air Force One. Critics say Mr. Trump is hijacking a nonpartisan celebration....
00:26 2019-07-02

Washington Monument reopening after 3-year renovation The Washington Monument is ready to welcome tourists after a three-year renovation project. Find out how to get tickets.       ...
19:39 2019-09-17

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
13:52 2019-06-28

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
23:39 2019-05-22

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Radical gun reform may finally have a voice in Washington An ambitious agenda by the March for Our Lives activists may be the first time the majority of Americans get real representationMarch for Our Lives, the national youth gun violence prevention movement founded by survivors of last year’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, released a sweeping gun r...
10:52 2019-08-23

In photos: The week of July 22, 2019 in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump makes remarks at Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit; Trump meets with Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan; Former Supreme Court Justice Paul Stevens lies in repose in the Supreme Court, the week of July 22, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
21:13 2019-07-23

In photos: Highlights from the week of May 20, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press conference after abandoning a meeting with House Democrats on infrastructure. Abortion rights advocates protested the recent restrictions placed on the procedure in state houses across the country. Former White House counsel Don McGhan ignored a subpoen...
20:39 2019-05-22

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its “24/7” documentary series...
00:00 2019-09-19

In photos: July Fourth 2019 in Washington, D.C. Military equipment and protests fill Washington, D.C., as the U.S. capital prepares for Independence Day. President Donald Trump plans a "Salute to America" event at the Lincoln Memorial, with a speech from him, two fireworks displays and several military flyovers on July Fourth....
04:52 2019-07-04

Kyrgios serves up a show to down Tsitsipas in Washington "The first career meeting between Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas lived up to the hype on Saturday as the Australian saved a match point on his way to a 6-4 3-6 7-6(7) victory over his Greek doubles partner and a place in the Citi Open final."...
14:00 2019-08-04

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
07:00 2019-06-18

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Washington Redskins Some people are fans of the Washington Redskins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Washington Redskins. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
21:13 2019-08-09

Gonzaga and Washington extend series through 2023-24 SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga and Washington have agreed to extend their basketball series through the 2023-24 season. The current four-year series was scheduled to end this season with a matchup at Washington. The extension will feature games at Gonzaga in 2020-21 and 2022-23, and matchups in Seatt...
00:39 2019-06-11

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting: police One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
07:13 2019-09-20

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials say an 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services. Maj. David Walsh of the state’s Fish and Game Department said Tuesday that authorities may even file cr...
22:13 2019-06-18

One dead, five hurt in shooting on streets of Washington One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
10:13 2019-09-20

Trump's Independence Day parade in Washington DC – in pictures Donald Trump is overseeing Fourth of July celebrations with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicising an important holiday and wasting taxpayers’ money. The president has dismissed concerns about the event, which will take place in front of the Lincoln M...
02:13 2019-07-05

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
05:52 2019-06-02

Nationals vs. Reds: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington The Washington Nationals finally have their key position players healthy which makes their one big woe a bullpen that is dead last in the MLB in ERA. The best way to mitigate that is by not going to it and with Patrick Corbin on the mound, it is always a possibility. Corbin is coming off......
01:00 2019-06-01

Washington school bus driver faces DUI charge A school bus driver in Longview, Washington, faces charges of driving under the influence and reckless endangerment after a child who had just gotten off the bus called 911, claiming the driver was intoxicated, police said....
21:52 2019-09-23

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

In photos: The week of July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Four Democratic congresswomen respond to racist comments about them from President Donald Trump; presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway defies a subpoena to appear before the House Oversight committee; and Trump signs an order on American manufacturing requirements, the week of July 15, 2019, in Wash...
20:52 2019-07-16

Several Injured In Washington DC Pride Parade After Gun Scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm......
12:52 2019-06-09

Secrets you didn't know about 8 famous landmarks in Washington, DC Dan Thornberg / EyeEm via Getty Images Washington, DC, is home to some of the country's most famous buildings. Though the buildings receive thousands of visitors each year, some have little-known features inside and out. Moon rocks, secret crypts, and underground tunnels are the best-kept secrets i...
23:39 2019-06-09

In photos: Washington Monument reopens after renovations The landmark Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. reopens to visitors on September 19, 2019 after being closed for renovations for three years. The 555-foot tall monument to George Washington had been closed since August 2016 so crews could update the elevators and upgrade security....
06:00 2019-09-20

Big Tech Summoned to Washington for Antitrust Hearing Representatives of Google, Amazon.com, Facebook and Apple will testify next week at a hearing on “online platforms and market power,” a House subcommittee said....
02:00 2019-07-10

Intern knifed to death while walking dog in Washington, DC A college student who was interning in Washington, DC, for the summer was fatally stabbed in an apparent random attack on Tuesday, police and reports said. Margery Magill, 27, was walking a dog that she was looking after on Irving Street in the Northwest section of the city just before 9 p.m. when E...
05:13 2019-08-29

Nationals vs. Pirates: Joe Ross will keep Washington rolling Senator Elizabeth Warren, better known as “Pocahontas” around the Trump family dinner table, will be speaking Monday in Sioux City, Iowa, at a conference for Native American rights. Warren’s DNA test showed a trace of Native ancestry after she claimed to be Native American, drawing heavy criticism f...
22:52 2019-08-19

Eason, Ahmed lead Washington over Arizona 51-27 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob Eason threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns, Salvon Ahmed ran for three touchdowns and Washington rallied in the second half to beat Arizona 51-27 on Saturday night. The Huskies (5-2, 2-2 Pac-12) trailed 17-13 at halftime but responded with two touchdowns in the third qua...
07:00 2019-10-14

Iran's Rouhani rejects talks with Washington Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
17:39 2019-05-21

Gordon shines as No. 23 Washington State rolls to 58-7 win Anthony Gordon completed his first 15 passes, threw for 330 yards and four touchdowns in the first half alone, and No. 23 Washington State rolled past New Mexico State 58-7       ...
10:13 2019-09-01

Several injured in Washington, D.C., pride parade from gun scare Several people were injured at a gay pride parade in Washington on Saturday when some in the crowd ran to escape what they thought was gunfire, and a man was later arrested when police found a firearm near him, officials said....
05:52 2019-06-09

New Saudi ambassadors take up posts in Washington and London Saudi Arabia's new ambassadors to the United States and the United Kingdom have taken up their posts after several months' vacancy amid tensions with Western allies over the Yemen war and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
14:00 2019-07-04

Nick Kyrgios says he 'still has it' after claiming Washington title Australia beats Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-4)Citi Open final win puts Kyrgios back into top 30 Nick Kyrgios won his second ATP Tour title of the season with victory over Daniil Medvedev in the Citi Open final in Washington. The Australian was at his exuberant best in a semi-final win over Stef...
02:39 2019-08-05

P.J. Washington Selected 12th Overall by Charlotte Hornets Lexington (LEX 18) – Former Kentucky Forward P.J. Washington was selected 12th overall by the Charlotte Hornets in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Washington made the very wise decision to return to Kentucky for a second season. He went from being a possible second round draft pick in 2018 to a lo...
04:39 2019-06-21

Hornets draft Kentucky forward PJ Washington at No. 12 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets selected forward PJ Washington from Kentucky with the 12th overall pick on Thursday night after becoming enthralled with his development during his sophomore year of college. The 6-foot-8, 230-pound Washington averaged 15.2 points and 7.6 rebounds per gam...
04:39 2019-06-21

Washington, Montana, Vermont top list for most UFO sightings Compiling data from the National UFO Reporting Center and the US Census, Satellite Internet issued a report looking at how many sightings there were per 100,000 people, as well as the overall rankings of where people are most likely to spot a UFO....
20:52 2019-07-04

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe....
00:26 2019-09-14

Dear American Airlines, I Hate You With My Whole Heart Once upon a time, not long ago, when people wore pajamas and lived life slow, my wife and I were invited to a wedding in Dallas; ya know, deep in the heart of Texas. Because I believe that there’s nothing you should do today that you can put off until tomorrow—I don’t actually believe this, but my a...
16:39 2019-07-16

Sleeping too much, too little may increase heart attack risk Sleeping fewer than six hours raises heart attack risk by 20 percent while getting more than nine hours raises the risk by 34 percent, according to a new study....
20:13 2019-09-03

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home (Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests....
08:26 2019-10-08

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB CHICAGO (AP) — NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than Major League Baseball players, but the reasons are unclear. That’s according to study published Friday involving 6,100 professional athletes who died between 1979 through 2013. Repeated head blows ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Visegrad Group: A new economic heart of Europe? After German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent meeting with the heads of government of the Visegrad Group, DW asks if Central Europe has the economic clout to push its own agenda in a changing Europe....
17:00 2019-07-05

| Idrissa Gueye, Senegal's heart and soul Idrissa Gueye remains central to Aliou Cisse's plans at the heart of the Senegal midfield, and has excelled during their run to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals....
20:13 2019-07-13

Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise Obese people who engaged in resistance training were more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat that has been linked to cardiovascular disease, a new study finds....
02:26 2019-07-06

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying just a few extra pounds. Those who ate 300 fewer calories a day for two years lost weight and improved...
07:52 2019-07-13

This baby talking to his dad will crack you up — and warm your heart Father-son bonding doesn’t have to involve words — babbling will do. Deztin and Shanieke Pryor, of Clarksville, Tenn., are the proud parents of baby Kingston, who loves a good conversation. Only thing is, he can’t talk yet. But that doesn’t stop dad from engaging his chatty s...
17:00 2019-06-06

My daughter’s first triathlon tested her body — and my heart Now that she's getting older, I find myself missing being needed. Our connection, once as thick as climbing rope, feels more like a strand of dental floss these days....
22:13 2019-07-10

Man miraculously survives taking an arrow to the heart A man narrowly escaped death after an arrow pierced his heart and doctors in Italy performed emergency surgery to remove it, a report said Tuesday. The 47-year-old man walked into Molinette Hospital in Turin, Italy, with the arrow sicking out of his chest on Tuesday, according to ABC News. It’s not ...
11:52 2019-05-22

Differences in gut bacteria may predispose to heart attacks A small study has found that people with acute coronary syndrome have distinct populations of gut bacteria, suggesting these may influence heart attacks....
03:13 2019-09-05

This ‘smart’ toilet can predict heart failure Doctors are looking to nip heart failure in the butt. Engineers at the Rochester Institute of Technology have invented a groundbreaking toilet seat that can monitor cardio activity — and predict congestive heart failure. Because heart-failure patients are notoriously bad at monitoring their health o...
21:13 2019-05-22

People who nap regularly may be less likely to suffer a heart attack Sure, there are chores to be done, but go ahead and take that nap instead — for your health. A couple midday naps in a week has been linked with a lower risk of heart attack and stroke, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. But nap too much, they say,......
21:00 2019-09-10

The End of Small-Town America, in the Heart of Seoul The closure of Yongsan—the U.S. military’s crumbling garrison in downtown Seoul—marks the end of an era in for a slice of Americana. “I’m seeing the death of a hometown,” said John Nowell, a retired U.S. soldier who moved there in 1965....
13:26 2019-09-03

Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff "Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling \u0027like a zombie\u0027 and struggling to contain his emotions."...
15:52 2019-05-23

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190m to be spent directly on climate-related issues i...
16:26 2019-07-03

Having a dog may boost survival after a heart attack or stroke Two new studies show that owning a dog significantly reduces people's risk of death following a heart attack or stroke, as well as death from any cause....
06:26 2019-10-10

'The heart is here': why the Warriors' success is more bitter than sweet Although the team’s move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behindAs fans streamed into the Oracle Arena in Oakland for the third game of the NBA Finals, the excitement for the Golden State Warriors was tinged with melancholy – a victory...
16:00 2019-06-07

Would you recognise a gradual-onset heart attack? We think of an attack as a ‘big bang’, but the symptoms can build over hours or days – and even doctors can misinterpret themIn spring 2018, Tim Walker was working on a PhD in microbiology. Over the course of a week, he started feeling a little breathless during his morning commutes to University Co...
06:39 2019-09-23

Sanders Said He Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery? For three days, Mr. Sanders did not disclose pertinent health details, stirring questions about his condition. On Friday evening, doctors confirmed he had suffered a heart attack....
03:00 2019-10-05

This Daily Pill Cut Heart Attacks by Half. Why Isn’t Everyone Getting It? “Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic....
02:00 2019-08-23

Pedro Almodóvar’s movies are not for the faint of heart It’s been 30 years since Spain’s golden-boy filmmaker, Pedro Almodóvar, released the Oscar-nominated, internationally acclaimed “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Known for his puzzle-piece plots and brightly colored palette, the auteur is unafraid of tackling socia...
07:13 2019-10-04

The Head and the Heart’s California dreaming pays off After three albums — and the band’s first with major label Warner Bros. — Seattle’s The Head and the Heart hit a rough patch: Singer-guitarist Josiah Johnson was moving on from the band. So the band decided to move on, too — for the time being — to Joshua Tree, Ca...
17:39 2019-10-03

The Cultural Truth at the Heart of the Lies in ‘The Farewell’ The movie, about a grandmother who isn’t told she has cancer, led a Chinese-American writer to rethink his own family’s “good lie,” rooted in a tradition that prizes harmony....
16:39 2019-07-24

Tuchel exclusive: Neymar takes everything to heart "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel joined Eurosport Germany at Roland Garros - and discussed his two star strikers, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe."...
15:00 2019-05-29

Falcons rookie McGary to have heart procedure Falcons rookie offensive tackle Kaleb McGary will undergo a cardiac ablation procedure Wednesday, the third such procedure he will have undergone in his football career....
21:00 2019-07-31

How aspirin became a wonder drug against heart disease and cancer Aspirin has long been prized for its pain and fever reducing properties – but 40 years ago New Scientist reported on the first inklings of wider benefits...
04:26 2019-09-19

Carr: Burfict's 'heart is broken' by suspension The Raiders came to Vontaze Burfict's defense Wednesday, with coach Jon Gruden saying he expressed his displeasure with the NFL and Derek Carr providing an impassioned defense of his teammate....
18:26 2019-10-02

Vacations are literally good for your heart: study This good news should travel fast. People who take more vacations have a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers at Syracuse University interviewed more than 60 subjects about their vacation habits in the prior year. They also evaluated whether the subjects had metabolic s...
00:52 2019-06-22

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
20:52 2019-06-21

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
20:13 2019-06-20

A dog’s incredible journey captures the heart of the city TUCSON — It’s moving day for Gil, a Black Labrador that touched so many hearts in Tucson. Dozens of friends came to bid farewell to Gill Saturday night at the Tucson Hop Shop. “They just rallied behind this dog in a way that I didn’t know was possible,” foster mom Kim K...
09:52 2019-08-11

Sen. Bernie Sanders had heart attack, doctors say Doctors who treated Sen. Bernie Sanders for chest discomfort this week in Las Vegas confirmed Friday the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart attack....
07:26 2019-10-05

Your broken heart might make you die of cancer: study Amorous affairs can have tumorous ends. “Broken Heart Syndrome” may make you more likely to die of cancer, according to a new report from the American Heart Association. Adults with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, or a clinically broken heart for those more romantically (and less scientificall...
01:00 2019-07-20

Heart problems may hasten cognitive decline (Reuters Health) - Adults with clogged arteries carrying blood to the heart may be more prone to cognitive decline than their counterparts without such cardiac problems, a study suggests....
05:13 2019-06-22

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching....
02:39 2019-07-19

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions AI's ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate the risk of death due to cardiovascular issues that block o......
10:39 2019-09-16

Broken heart syndrome may be linked to cancer There may be a possible link between broken heart syndrome and cancer. Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland studied data from over 1,600 patients who had broken heart syndrome. The syndrome occurs when one part of the heart stops pumping normally and is often brought on by ...
22:52 2019-07-17

School removing George Washington mural in San Francisco A San Francisco high school named after George Washington is painting over 1930's artwork featuring the life of America's first president now seen as controversial.        ...
21:26 2019-08-02

Washington Justice hires Analynn ‘bawlynn’ Dang to be new GM The Washington Justice, a new D.C.-based team created in this year's Overwatch League expansion, announced Analynn "bawlynn" Dang will start as their new general manager. She leaves her post at the Los Angeles Gladiators as director of social media and will stay on as GM of Team USA for the reminder...
13:52 2019-08-16

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
21:00 2019-07-17

Warsaw, Washington agree on locations for new U.S. troops in Poland Warsaw and Washington have agreed on six locations for new U.S. troops to be stationed in Poland, the country's Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after Donald Trump canceled a trip to the eastern European nation....
04:13 2019-08-31

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
05:00 2019-06-16

One Man Will Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
02:00 2019-08-06

Man pleads guilty to fatally stabbing runner in Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a runner near her apartment in the nation’s capital. Anthony Crawford pleaded guilty Friday to a first-degree murder charge in connection with the September 2018 death of 35-year-old Wendy Ka...
23:13 2019-06-21

Trump slams Washington Post over report on pardons President Trump dismissed a report from The Washington Post Wednesday that claimed he had promised aides her would pardon them should they need to break the law in order to fast-track construction of the border wall before 2020 Election Day....
13:13 2019-08-29

Washington will rack up points and wins behind stud transfer QB Jacob Eason, once targeted to be Georgia’s quarterback of the future, is turning back the clock. A five-star local recruit, Eason has come home to star for Washington. He transferred after two years at Georgia, where he lost the starting job to Jake Fromm. The 6-foot-6 Eason’s right arm is a rifle a...
21:26 2019-07-09

Dog walker knifed to death during random attack in Washington, DC A woman was walking a dog in Washington, DC when she was fatally stabbed in an apparent random attack on Tuesday, police and reports said. Margery Magill, 27, was working as a dog walker for the app Rover in the Northwest section of the city just before 9 p.m. when Eliyas Aregahegne, 24, allegedly k...
11:39 2019-08-29

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administ...
03:39 2019-08-19

In photos: Highlights from the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump meets with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House and delivers a speech on environmental policies the week of July 8, 2019, in Washington, D.C....
21:52 2019-07-09

Tsitsipas finds his footing to set up Kyrgios semi in Washington Stefanos Tsitsipas overcame another shoe problem and an angry Benoit Paire on Friday to advance 7-5 6-0 and set up a semi-final against Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios at the Citi Open in Washington....
05:39 2019-08-03

Trump’s July 4 plan has Washington scrambling to catch up WASHINGTON (AP) — Independence Day is just over three weeks away, and nobody in Washington seems to know exactly what the July 4 celebrations in the nation’s capital will look like. President Donald Trump has stated he wants to reshape the annual event into a “Salute to America” th...
09:26 2019-06-12

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
03:26 2019-07-05

Washington woman who posed with octopus on face hospitalized A Washington state woman landed in the emergency room after she posed with a venomous octopus on her face to win a photo competition, according to a report. Jamie Bisceglia said she thought the risky photo op might win her a prize at a fishing derby Friday in Tacoma Narrows, news station KIRO report...
23:39 2019-08-07

Dog survives 31 days in the Washington state wilderness after being struck by a car (KGW/NBC News) A Vancouver, Washington family’s dog is back home after an amazing ordeal. Niko is 16-year-old Caden Alt’s adventure partner. “He’s always fun to have around,” Caden explained. “He’s right there at your side walking around and yeah, he’s just awesome.” On July ...
07:00 2019-09-04

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands....
01:52 2019-07-17

GenDyn to upgrade Virginia-class sub USS Washington in $15.2M contract General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division was awarded a $15.2 million contract to upgrade the Navy's Virginia-class submarine USS Washington, the Defense Department announced....
20:13 2019-08-12

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
08:52 2019-06-09

Lot by Bryan Washington review – tough but tender stories A bruising, enthralling debut collection of interlinked tales portrays precarious lives in HoustonBryan Washington focuses on his native Houston for his first book, Lot. Houston is prosperous yet, like many cities in the US, thousands of its inhabitants are only one missed paycheck away from ruin. I...
15:13 2019-08-07

Mudslide swamps Washington neighborhood, destroys 3 homes A heavy thunderstorm on Saturday in central Washington state spawned flash flooding and a mudslide in one community that left several homes uninhabitable....
00:26 2019-08-13

Dow plunges over 620 points as trade war between Washington and Beijing escalates The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
04:39 2019-08-25

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
04:26 2019-06-19

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The House Transportation Subcommittee heard testimony on the Boeing 737 Max safety; former adviser to President Donald Trump Hope Hicks testified in a closed-door interview before the House Judiciary Committee; and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, voted for the 7,000th consecutive time in her career the...
22:52 2019-06-19

North Korea fires two missiles into sea to keep pressure on Washington North Korea fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday and lashed out against the U.S. and South Korea for continuing military exercises amid stalled nuclear diplomacy....
16:26 2019-08-06

One Man Could Decide Washington’s Response to Gun Violence: Mitch McConnell After President Trump stopped short of a broad legislative response to the weekend’s massacres, lawmakers in both parties said Mr. McConnell held the key....
05:52 2019-08-06

Marriott accused of deceptive 'drip pricing' by Washington, D.C. The Attorney General for the District of Columbia announced Tuesday that he is suing the hotel chain Marriott International over alleged price deception....
22:52 2019-07-09

Murray brothers kick off Washington campaign in style "Andy Murray and Jamie Murray\u0027s doubles campaign at the Citi Open got off to a fine start with victory over Nicolas Mahut and ÉdouardRoger-Vasselin."...
10:13 2019-08-01

#DontMuteDC goes national again as the BET Awards turns into a tribute to Washington Host Regina Hall, a D.C. native, filled the show with references to her hometown, including legendary go-go performers and a lesson about gentrification....
20:00 2019-06-27

Andy Murray Will Continue His Comeback Next Week in Washington Murray, who at Wimbledon expressed uncertainty about when he would play again, is entered in doubles with his brother. It will be Murray’s fourth tournament since he had a hip operation in January....
03:39 2019-07-24

Debating Tonight: Michael Bennet on Corruption in Washington Mr. Bennet, a senator from Colorado, has called for a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists, and other measures meant to reboot American democracy....
23:52 2019-06-27

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
23:39 2019-07-19

Amazon's Deal Spree Is Threatened by Washington Scrutiny Amazon.com has been on a buying binge in recent years, but the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of large tech companies threatens to slow that pace....
13:52 2019-07-03

$1M in cocaine found in bananas shipped to Safeway in Washington (KING) Cocaine valued at more than $1 million was found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state. The King County Sheriff’s Office recovered 22 kilos, nearly 50 pounds, of cocaine at a Safeway in Woodinville. “That’s huge, we don’t see that very o...
00:00 2019-08-23

Oh Good, Trump is Getting His Tanks and Fighter Jets in Washington D.C. After All President Donald Trump has long pined for tanks and fighter jets as part of a major holiday celebration, and this 4th of July the President is finally, at long last getting his wish. The United States is preparing for its most militaristic 4th of July in years, as Trump turns the annual non-politica...
02:13 2019-07-03

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
03:39 2019-07-12

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importance....
16:39 2019-07-12

Washington man convicted in 1987 killings of Canadian couple EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been found guilty in the 1987 killings of a young Canadian couple. Seattle TV station KOMO reports that jurors deliberated for more than two days before reaching their verdict Friday against William Earl Talbott II in the trial that hinged on 32-year-...
22:39 2019-06-28

Washington prosecutor subpoenas NRA in probe into nonprofit status The attorney general for the District of Columbia issued subpoenas on Friday to the National Rifle Association and its charitable foundation seeking financial records in an investigation into their nonprofit status, the Washington Post reported....
19:39 2019-07-12

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday. It included a true-to-size, 363-foot-tall Saturn V rocket. The 17-minute show was projected onto the monument three times Friday night. Three more sho...
03:13 2019-07-21

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 10, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Comedian Jon Stewart and first responders from the 9/11 terrorist attacks testified during a hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. The Indianapolis 500 champions visited the White House. Watergate figure John Dean testified before the House Judiciary Committee the wee...
20:26 2019-06-11

Tanks Already in Washington for Trump’s Fourth of July Event The presence of tanks in the capital suggests that the president has succeeded in turning the city’s Independence Day festivities into a salute to the U.S. military....
03:13 2019-07-03

Verizon brings 5G to Atlanta, Detroit, Indianapolis, and Washington D.C. Verizon's 5G network opens today in parts of four more cities, this time including very significant coverage for Washington D.C., where regulators work.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Exit stage far right: behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington DC In what’s been called ‘Hamilton for the MAGA crowd’, Dean Cain heads up a dramatic retelling of the controversial anti-Trump FBI texts aimed at a rightwing audienceIt was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd.On Thursday night, audience members passed through airport-style metal detectors into...
20:39 2019-06-14

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
04:39 2019-06-22

Canada's Point Man In Washington, Key Trudeau Advisor, Resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free......
04:52 2019-08-09

Washington man drowns in river while trying to evade police, authorities say A 41-year-old man, who jumped in a river in Washington has been found dead Monday, in a plan gone wrong after trying to elude police, authorities say. ...
21:52 2019-07-31

Johnson declines to back UK envoy to Washington over Trump row Boris Johnson, the leading contender to become Britain's prime minister, declined to say whether he would keep the country's ambassador to Washington in his job after the envoy was criticized publicly by U.S. President Donald Trump....
03:39 2019-07-10

In photos: Highlights of the week of July 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Senate holds a hearing on conditions in the migrant facilities at the border and President Donald Trump signs an act to permanently authorize the the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, the week of July 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C....
21:39 2019-07-31

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting way of looking at wealth and debt, which is that it...
21:13 2019-07-01

First look: Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington stoke ‘Little Fires’ Cue the fire emojis: Reese Witherspoon isn’t satisfied just telling “Big Little Lies.” The star and executive producer of HBO’s hit series dropped the first look Tuesday of her next project: Hulu’s “Little Fires Everwhere.” The eight-episode limited series i...
09:39 2019-06-12

Washington Redskins to sign Pro Bowl OT Donald Penn The Washington Redskins are signing Pro Bowl offensive tackle Donald Penn to a contract as All-Pro offensive lineman Trent Williams remains away from training camp....
21:13 2019-07-31

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
16:26 2019-07-10

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
23:52 2019-07-18

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime....
21:52 2019-06-12

No. 20 Washington State holds off Houston in battle of Cougars Anthony Gordon threw for 440 yards and three touchdowns for his third straight 400-yard game in Washington States' 31-24 win over Houston.       ...
09:26 2019-09-14

Washington state bans flavored vaping products Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed about a dozen across the country. (Sept. 27)        ...
04:26 2019-09-28

Washington issues flavored vaping ban, joining other states Washington on Friday joined several other states in banning the sale of flavored vaping products amid concern over the mysterious lung illness that has sickened hundreds of people and killed at least a dozen across the country....
23:39 2019-09-27

Look: Escape artist owl gives Washington state rescuers the slip An injured owl rescued by a Washington state police officer proved it has some escape artistry skills when it got loose inside the car before later escaping custody entirely....
18:39 2019-09-27