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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...

First look: Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington stoke ‘Little Fires’

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See Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington Head Back to the 1990s for Little Fires Everywhere Reese Witherspoon is leaving Monterey and heading back to the 1990s for her new TV gig and she's bringing Kerry Washingon with her. Hulu revealed the first look at Little Fires......
20:52 2019-06-11

These New Yorkers Don't Know the Difference Between Reese Witherspoon and Kate McKinnon Reese Witherspoon or Kate McKinnon? In celebration of the upcoming premiere of Big Little Lies season two, star and executive producer "Reese Witherspoon" joins Billy Eichner on......
18:52 2019-05-29

Reese Witherspoon Is Here to Provide New Big Little Lies Insight Ahead of Season 2 Before Celeste, Renata, Jane, Bonnie and Madeline return in Big Little Lies season two, executive producer and star Reese Witherspoon is here to give you new insight into the goings on of......
22:13 2019-05-23

Ava Phillippe's Sweet Message to Mom Reese Witherspoon Will Give You All the Feels There's no bond quite like the one between mother and daughter. A fact Reese Witherspoon and Ava Phillippe prove time and again. For seemingly no specific reason other than "why......
18:39 2019-07-18

Tig Notaro's meeting with Reese Witherspoon made for a great story Tig Notaro does happen to know Reese Witherspoon. That's a start. She just doesn't know many more celebrities, which made for an awkward meeting the two had about potentially doing a project together....
20:13 2019-06-20

See Reese Witherspoon and Other Celebs Arrive at Zoë Kravitz's Star-Studded Wedding The guest list for Zoë Kravitz and Karl Glusman's wedding in France looks like a Who's Who in Hollywood. The event was held at the bride's father and rock music icon......
06:00 2019-06-30

You can now rent Reese Witherspoon's Malibu mansion from 'Big Little Lies' for $5,000 a night. Take a look inside. Malibu Luxury Vacation Homes Although Reese Witherspoon's home in "Big Little Lies" is set in Monterey County, California, the real home can be found in Malibu, and you can rent it out for $3,000 to $5,000 per night. The main house has six bedrooms and six bathrooms, while the guest house has anoth...
07:26 2019-06-22

July 2019 Celeb Book Club Picks From Reese Witherspoon & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
15:52 2019-07-02

Reese Witherspoon's Daughter Ava Phillippe Shares Her Dorm Room Essentials We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:52 2019-07-02

Let's Talk Reese Witherspoon vs. Meryl Streep in the Big Little Lies Season 2 Premiere Never has a TV rivalry brought us so. much. joy. Big Little Lies season two is here, and there's a lot to love and to be ever so grateful for. The first episode wasn't big in the......
13:13 2019-06-10

Big Little Lies' Adam Scott Can't Stop Thinking About His Embarrassing Incident With Reese Witherspoon Adam Scott is no stranger to working with big names. He's costarred opposite Amy Poehler, Kristen Bell, Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Adams...the list goes on. In Big Little Lies, he's......
17:00 2019-07-11

Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and More Stars Reflect on Big Little Lies Season 2 Finale That's a wrap! HBO aired Big Little Lies' season two finale on Sunday, and some of the cast members couldn't help but feel a little sentimental over the closing of this......
19:52 2019-07-22

June 2019 Celeb Book Club Picks From Reese Witherspoon, Emma Watson & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. You......
15:00 2019-06-11

Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman go glam for 'Big Little Lies' stars Season 2 premiere Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and their 'Big Little Lies' co-stars graced a New York red carpet Wednesday for the Season 2 premiere.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Kerry says he is ‘delighted’ that Biden is running for president The former secretary of state and 2004 Democratic presidential nominee said he considered joining the 2020 race before the former vice president made up his mind....
22:26 2019-06-10

Kerry Blackshear Will Visit Kentucky On Tuesday LEXINGTON, Ky- Kerry Blackshear is the final coveted piece in filling out Kentucky’s 2019-20 roster, and Coach Cal will have the chance to make his pitch Tuesday as Blackshear will take an official visit to Lexington. Kerry Blackshear is visiting Kentucky Tuesday@jakeweingarten reported it fi...
04:26 2019-06-17

Congrats to John Kerry, Basically the One Guy Not Running for President John Kerry was the Democratic presidential nominee in 2004. Thankfully for those of us tasked with keeping track of such things, he has decided that once is enough, confirming to British TV network Sky News that he will not be running in 2020, the first breathing registered Democrat to not do so....
21:52 2019-06-10

Pompeo: Trump's claim that Kerry violated Logan Act is 'true' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he believes President Trump was correct when he suggested former secretary of state John Kerry violated the Logan Act....
19:39 2019-05-23

Andrew Cuomo joins forces with ex-wife Kerry Kennedy to enact farm workers bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy greeted each other with warm kisses Wednesday as they joined forces to hail a new law to aid farm workers. Kennedy gave Cuomo a smooch on the cheek before her ex-husband signed into law the Farm Workers Bill – which provides workers with collective b...
23:01 2019-07-17

Snedeker 1 stoke back after tying tourney record 10-under 60 Brandt Snedeker ties the RBC Canadian Open record with a 10-under 60 as an early starter, and is one stroke behind co-leaders Matt Kuchar and Scott Brown after two rounds at Hamilton Golf and Country Club        ...
08:13 2019-06-08

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global economy, although tensions in the Middle East offered some support to prices....
05:13 2019-07-09

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds....
13:26 2019-07-17

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:01 2019-05-21

Oil prices climb after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
09:39 2019-06-17

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
09:01 2019-06-17

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:52 2019-05-21

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodity....
11:13 2019-07-08

U.S. stock futures, oil slide as trade wars stoke global recession anxiety U.S. stock futures, Asian share markets and oil prices slipped to multi-month lows on Monday on worries intensifying Sino-U.S. tensions and Washington's new tariff threats against Mexico could tip the global economy into a recession....
07:13 2019-06-03

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-01

Oil prices extend drop as trade wars stoke global economic fears Oil prices declined more than 1% on Monday to extend losses of over 3% from Friday, when crude markets racked up their biggest monthly losses in six months amid stalling demand as trade wars fanned fears of a slowdown in the global economy....
04:39 2019-06-03

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
11:52 2019-06-07

Former child star Mason Reese, 54, says adult entertainer girlfriend, 26, can’t keep up with his sex drive Former child star Mason Reese is defending his girlfriend against critics harking at the couple’s age gap and calling her a “sugar baby.” He also said in a new interview that he’s certain she can’t keep up with him in the bedroom....
23:13 2019-06-20

'In my nightmares I'm always in the sea': a year on from the Greek fires Last summer, fires devastated two coastal towns in Greece, leaving 103 dead. Was the government to blame? Survivors and rescuers look backIt was 6pm when the smoke reached the town of Mati on the east coast of Greece, 18 miles from Athens. The seaside resort was full of holidaymakers in hotels, or v...
11:13 2019-07-20

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
06:26 2019-07-08

Cop’s gun fires during struggle with suspect in Brooklyn An NYPD officer’s gun went off while the cop was wrestling over it with a burglary suspect on Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn, police and law enforcement sources told the Post. Authorities were conducting a home visit in response to a report of a burglary near the intersection of Paerdegat Eig...
00:52 2019-07-04

| Kolbe fires Toulouse into Top 14 final Springbok livewire Cheslin Kolbe helped stoke Toulouse's hopes of a first Top 14 title since 2012 with a well-taken try in a victory over La Rochelle....
12:13 2019-06-09

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an hour later, the FDNY said. Once on the scene, smoke ...
06:52 2019-05-25

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
02:52 2019-06-08

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
22:26 2019-07-11

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
12:13 2019-07-22

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Putin charged Saturday that Donald Trump’s victo...
13:01 2019-06-29

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds of showers and storms with a decent break in between. With sufficient destabilization during our aft...
10:39 2019-06-05

Helmet fires back: Gardner gets stitches, fat lip In the midst of an 0-for-19 stretch, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner took out his frustration by tossing his helmet, only for it to bounce back and split his lip....
19:00 2019-06-09

German forest fires leap from 400 to 1,700 in a year The number of forest fires in Germany jumped fourfold last year, setting a 15-year high. Hot, dry conditions have increased threat levels, and there are concerns local fire brigades are ill-equipped to respond....
10:39 2019-06-22

Idaho fires coach Don Verlin following investigation MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has fired basketball coach Don Verlin after he was placed on administrative leave following a consultant’s report that found potential NCAA violations. Idaho announced the firing Friday. Verlin was placed on administrative leave May 28. The school said the decision w...
02:26 2019-06-15

Megan Rapinoe fires message to detractors After being embroiled in a war of words with US President Donald Trump, Megan Rapinoe has become the focus of unprecedented scrutiny during her time at the Women's World Cup....
21:39 2019-07-03

Can ‘Big Data’ Help Fight Big Fires? Firefighters Are Betting on It As wildfires grow more intense, fire chiefs in Southern California are looking to big data and machine learning for help in managing fast-moving blazes....
19:00 2019-06-27

Putin fires new broadside against Western liberalism during G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests....
15:01 2019-06-29

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation. Kampgrounds of America spokesman Mike Gast said Tuesday that the unidentified manager had b...
06:00 2019-05-29

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has "not served the U.K. well" after a leaked diplomatic cable showed him slamming the White House....
08:39 2019-07-08

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
06:13 2019-06-29

PCSD arrest man in connection to series of dumpster fires TUCSON – Right now the conditions are just right for fires, currently, there’s been a rash of dumpster fires that have been intentionally set. There’s a concern they could get out of hand. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department told News 4 Tucson, the recent dumpster fires coul...
08:00 2019-07-02

'Enough is enough': Lady Gaga fires up Stonewall anniversary rally Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
02:39 2019-06-29

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
01:39 2019-06-04

| 12 dead after gunman fires 'indiscriminately' in US government complex A municipal employee has sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex in the US state of Virginia, police say, killing 12 people and wounding four in the latest mass shooting to rock the country....
12:52 2019-06-01

Sacramento officer shot, suspect fires at police A Sacramento police officer was wounded Wednesday by a rifleman who also fired at other officers. Police said the shooting scene remained active and dangerous on Wednesday night. (June 20)        ...
13:13 2019-06-20

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said....
20:26 2019-07-19

Audi’s First Real Electric Car Is Already Being Recalled for Battery Fires The Audi E-Tron electric SUV is off to a great start with, wait, no, actually it is already getting a recall and it’s for potential battery fires. Nobody has been hurt with the roughly 540 cars sold in America thus far, Audi claims, but it’s not a good look....
23:39 2019-06-10

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire....
15:00 2019-06-15

Rory McIlroy fires a nine-under 61 to win Canadian Open by seven shots • Northern Irishman heads to US Open in good heart• McDowell sinks 30-footer to make Royal PortrushRory McIlroy was narrowly denied only the 11th sub-60 round in US PGA Tour history but one of the most dominant displays of his professional career, in victory at the Canadian Open, may have broader si...
03:13 2019-06-10

Nats' Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn't leave until he had made quite a scene....
01:01 2019-05-24

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. The former host of “The Daily Show...
18:52 2019-06-17

Rampant Roy fires England to record World Cup total "A superb 153 from Jason Roy and a big-hitting 64 from Jos Buttler fired England to their highest ever Cricket World Cup total as they posted 386-6 in their third match at this year\u0027s tournament on Saturday."...
20:39 2019-06-08

Montenegro fires coach for boycotting Kosovo game PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he boycotted a European Championship qualifier against Kosovo. Tumbakovic did not turn up on Friday for the game, which Montenegro drew 1-1 in a dent to its hopes of reaching its first major tournament. The Mon...
13:26 2019-06-08

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving many in the region to wonder what to expect in the...
19:26 2019-07-18

Congolese army fires in the air during protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
12:39 2019-07-08

China is Cracking Down on Electric Car Safety After Tesla and NIO Fires Fires have China cracking down on EVs, Ford is in the middle of an important connected-car discussion with the government, Volvo and NVIDIA are working on self driving trucks, FCA apparently can’t keep its suppliers happy, and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 18, 2019....
17:00 2019-06-18

Gujarat Cop Fires At Man After Argument, Charged With Attempt To Murder A case of attempt to murder has been registered against a police sub-inspector in Vadodara for allegedly firing at a man during an altercation with his father, an official said Friday....
21:13 2019-06-07

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries confirmed....
00:01 2019-05-28

Guardado fires Mexico into quarter-finals with 3-1 win over Canada Seven-times champions Mexico sealed their spot in the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 3-1 victory over Canada in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-20

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. Ivan Golunov, 36, was reportedly beaten and denied...
17:26 2019-06-13

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
17:52 2019-06-13

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
14:13 2019-06-13

Lady Gaga fires up LGBTQ rally for Stonewall anniversary Lady Gaga electrified thousands of revelers who gathered in New York on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LGBTQ rights movement, exhorting the crowd to honor the past by using its "power" to extend and defend a half-century of progress....
08:52 2019-06-29

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....
00:26 2019-06-14

Ex-Sears CEO fires back at Elizabeth Warren and AOC, says severance has already been paid Former Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert released a letter Thursday saying that all employees laid off in the company's bankruptcy have been paid.       ...
07:52 2019-06-14

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
14:13 2019-06-13

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent moderates in his administration for reportedly failing to ideologically align himself with his comma...
15:00 2019-06-14

China, alarmed by recent fires, sets EV safety tests Companies need to check for potential safety hazards with battery boxes, waterproof protection in vehicles, high-voltage wiring harnesses, as well as onboard charging devices, Chinese regulators said. ...
23:26 2019-06-17

Kay Jewelers fires manager for turning away deputy over his service weapon A jewelry chain in North Carolina refused to allow a sheriff’s deputy to come into the store and pick up an engagement ring — because he was wearing his service weapon, local police said. The uniformed deputy made his way to the Kay Jewelers in Statesville during his lunch break Tuesday after...
02:52 2019-06-08

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
10:26 2019-06-22

Yanks’ Gardner fires helmet, carom splits lip, 6 stitches CLEVELAND (AP) — This was not the kind of hard hit Brett Gardner hoped for. Fuming after his bid for extra bases was caught Saturday, the New York Yankees’ sparkplug fired his batting helmet against a dugout wall in Cleveland— only to have the protective gear ricochet back and smack him in the...
03:52 2019-06-09

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas on Monday before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is seen taking aim with his rifle before......
18:52 2019-06-17

Broward sheriff fires 2 more deputies over Parkland shooting response South Florida investigators said Wednesday two more deputies have lost their jobs over the response to the 2018 shooting attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland....
18:52 2019-06-27

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
10:39 2019-06-18

After June fires, energy group says hydrogen is future’s fuel Enlarge / A hydrogen filling station. (credit: Peter Gercke/picture alliance via Getty Images) Hydrogen fuel facilities experienced two fires this month in Santa Clara, Calif., and in Norway. But despite these setbacks, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report on Friday saying that ...
19:26 2019-06-16

Chance to end barren years fires England up for Nations League "Not even England\u0027s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week\u0027s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year\u0027s excitement, Gareth Southgate\u0027s men are now eyeing football\u0027s newest trophy."...
03:39 2019-06-04

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end....
13:52 2019-06-06

European Defeat Fires Up Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino For Next Season Mauricio Pochettino said he was keen to continue with the five-year "project" that has seen Tottenham establish themselves in the Premier League top four....
16:26 2019-07-19

India Test Fires 3 Tank-Buster Nag Missiles, All Hit Their Targets Moving closer toward the induction of the Nag anti-tank guided missiles into the Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday carried out three successful test firings of the......
08:13 2019-07-08

| Mexico's Diaz fires 62 to seize John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz birdied four of the first five holes on his way to a nine-under par 62 for a two-stroke lead after the first round of the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic....
11:39 2019-07-12

Portuguese fires under partial control, weather raises concerns Fires that swept across central Portugal for nearly 48 hours were under partial control on Monday, but adverse weather conditions are raising concern they will flare up again....
13:26 2019-07-22

Crop fires, a weapon of war, ruin Iraqi, Syrian harvests IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Crop fires in parts of Syria and Iraq this month have been blamed alternately on defeated Islamic State militants seeking to avenge their losses, and on Syrian government forces battling to rout other armed groups. Thousands of acres of wheat and barley fields in both countries ha...
11:26 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
07:52 2019-07-14

UPDATE 2-Congolese army fires in the air during protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
12:52 2019-07-08

UPDATE 3-Congolese army fires in the air during protest near Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired in the air on Monday as illegal miners protested outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness said....
15:26 2019-07-08

Three separate fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx were ‘accidents’ A series of accidents caused a trio of fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, the FDNY said Saturday. “Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Causes of 3 separate fires on 5/24 at 111 E 210 St. in the #Bronx were accidental,” according to a tweet posted to the FDNY’s Twitter account. &...
01:13 2019-05-26

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
09:00 2019-05-23

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized went missing....
18:26 2019-05-22

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two hawkish former allies, were dismissed from the in...
18:39 2019-06-02

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
17:52 2019-05-21

Catholic school fires teacher for same-sex marriage, reaches settlement The high school was under pressure from its local archdiocese to ensure that all teachers are living according to church teachings.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties Emory University fired two neuroscientists after they were accused of failing to disclose foreign research funding and connections with China. Li Xiao-Jiang told Science magazine that the university fired him and his wife, Li Shihua––with whom he led a laboratory at the Atlanta universit...
21:52 2019-05-25

Erdoğan fires Turkey's bank governor amid ongoing recession Murat Çetinkaya replaced with deputy over alleged refusal to cut interest ratesTurkey has fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepen in the face of an economic slump, volatility in the lira currency and high inflation.Murat Çetinkaya, who had bee...
15:13 2019-07-06

Nats manager Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected vs Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a game against the New York Mets and didn’t leave until making quite a scene. Plate umpire Bruce Dreckman rang up Washington’s Howie Kendrick for a strikeout as he tried to check his swing Thursday, then...
21:26 2019-05-23

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Republican Senate majority leader in US ...
19:26 2019-06-18

Trump fires back after Tillerson claims he was unprepared for Putin meeting President Trump on Thursday slammed Rex Tillerson as “dumb as a rock,” a day after the former secretary of state told lawmakers that Russian President Vladimir Putin was better prepared when the two leaders met in Germany – placing the US at a disadvantage. “Rex Tillerson, a man who is ‘dumb as a ro...
17:13 2019-05-23

Louisiana Police Force Fires Cop for Facebook Post Suggesting AOC Should Be Shot Last week, a cop in Gretna, Louisiana posted a fake news article about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Facebook with the caption, “This vile idiot needs a round ... and I don’t mean the kind she used to serve.” Turns out that was maaaaybe a mistake, as he just got fired....
03:13 2019-07-23

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested reimbursement to local fire agencies for battling ...
14:52 2019-05-23

Tesla and NIO fires in China prompt authorities to enact new safety guideline Statistically, electric cars are far less likely to catch fire than their gasoline-powered brethren. That said, traditional cars don’t tend to catch fire for seemingly no reason at all, which, for reasons that remain murky, has happened a handful of times to electric cars from the likes of Tes...
01:13 2019-06-18

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
14:39 2019-07-06

Turkey fires central bank chief as economic crisis endures No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis....
11:00 2019-07-06

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
21:52 2019-06-12

'Nice man, terrible president': Trump fires back at Jimmy Carter Carter: successor ‘put into office because Russians interfered’Trump: predecessor is ‘like the forgotten president’Donald Trump has dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point” while offering his own digs...
14:13 2019-06-29

Gretchen Rossi Fires Back After Being Criticized for Not Sharing Photos of Baby Gretchen Rossi is sending a message to her haters. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum, who welcomed daughter Skylar Gray with beau Slade Smiley last week, returned to social media......
01:26 2019-07-17

Indonesian president warns of long dry season, potential forest fires Indonesian President Joko Widodo ordered ministers and regional heads to take anticipative steps to mitigate risks of crop failure and forest fire due to the El Nino dry weather phenomenon this year....
11:39 2019-07-16

CNN's Jim Acosta fires another shot at Trump, says media is more honest with Americans than the president is American media outlets have been much more "honest and straightforward" than President Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta said in an interview published on Tuesday....
02:39 2019-06-12

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
02:39 2019-06-28

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
13:00 2019-07-03

AOC fires back after Pelosi blasts far-left Dems’ ‘Twitter world’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fired back Saturday night after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized her and other far-left freshmen congresswomen for voting against a $4.6 billion border bill that President Trump signed into law on Monday....
07:13 2019-07-07

USWNT’s Ashlyn Harris fires back at estranged teammate: ‘You are homophobic’ Ashlyn Harris helped the USWNT defend its World Cup title, and when it came to defending the character of her and her teammates, she was also up to task. When an interview with former U.S. teammate Jaelene Hinkle resurfaced on Twitter where she claimed the team “wasn’t a welcoming place for Christia...
03:13 2019-07-16

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out in similar circumstances by Riviera Beach, Florida just weeks later. Now, as flagged from local med...
06:26 2019-07-02

AMD fires back at 'Super' NVIDIA with Radeon RX 5700 price cuts AMD just unveiled its new Radeon RX 5700 line of graphics cards with 7nm chips at E3 last month, and with just days to go before they launch on July 7th, the company has announced new pricing. In the "spirit" of competition that it says is "heating u......
02:52 2019-07-06

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
20:13 2019-05-22

Congo army fires shot in the air amid protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired gunshots in the air on Monday as illegal miners gathered outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run by Glencore, a witness told Reuters....
11:26 2019-07-08

Lewis Hamilton fires warning to F1 rivals as championship lead extends • British Grand Prix winner increasingly comfortable with car• ‘Every year you get a bit more comfortable within yourself’Lewis Hamilton has expressed how at ease he is with himself and his driving after taking his seventh win of the season at the British Grand Prix. After 10 races it is the stronge...
18:26 2019-07-15

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, stem from the alleged assault th...
03:26 2019-07-14

World Cup Live: Aaron Finch Fires To Fifty, David Warner Departs Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch and David Warner got Australia to a solid start against Sri Lanka in London....
13:26 2019-06-15

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Fires Back at Luke Parker: "I've Finally Gotten Clarity on You" It's the moment The Bachelorette fans have been waiting for: Luke Parker and Hannah Brown's showdown. E! News has an exclusive first look at the promo for the historical fantasy......
22:13 2019-07-11

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

France lambasts Italy's 'hysterical' migrant policy, Rome fires back France accused Italy on Tuesday of acting hysterically over immigration and failing to live up to its duties, triggering a fresh war of words between the increasingly acrimonious European neighbors....
12:39 2019-07-02

Resurgent Alexis Sánchez fires Chile into Copa América quarter-finals Striker puts Chile ahead early in the second halfEcuador end game with 10 men following late red cardAlexis Sánchez shrugged off an ankle injury and continued his resurgent form at the Copa América as the Chile striker fired his side to a 2-1 victory over Ecuador which took the holders into the quar...
10:00 2019-06-22

Strong earthquake sets off fires, damages desert city east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by suddenly slapping tariffs on all goods from Mexico, sending the peso tumbling....
07:39 2019-05-31

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
01:39 2019-07-03

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
01:39 2019-05-25

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
18:39 2019-05-30

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate....
22:52 2019-07-09

Drake fires back at Bucks owner's daughter by changing his profile pic to her It didn't take long for Drake to get some revenge in a troll battle with Mallory Edens after the Toronto Raptors took Game 5 in Milwaukee.        ...
21:39 2019-05-24

New York attorney general fires back at Trump after he attacks investigations – live Letitia James says ‘no-ne is above the law’, not even the president’ after Trump’s outbursts over investigations into his business dealingsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.43pm BST Conservative commentator and Trump skeptic, Bill Kristol, has tweeted asking if Ivanka Trump will...
21:00 2019-07-01

CUNY professor claims he was unfairly fired after telling committee to ‘burn in eternal fires’ A highly-educated CUNY economics professor claims he was wrongly fired because he was rude. When Associate Professor Caf Dowlah, a Fulbright Scholar with three advanced degrees, was denied a promotion to a full-time teaching slot last year, he blamed a colleague, bizarrely telling her, “what you did...
05:26 2019-06-09

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
21:13 2019-06-13

Chicago Police Board Fires 4 Officers Accused of Covering Up Laquan McDonald's Murder An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald....
04:00 2019-07-20

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials announced Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-12

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

Man Held In Bowling Green After Deputy Jailer Fires Shot, Suspect Jumps Off Bridge BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police were investigating after a deputy jailer fired his gun at an alleged attacker. Investigators said 20-year-old Dylon Kirby confronted members of a jail work crew Thursday at a job site. According to an arrest report, supervising Deputy Jailer Chris Troutman ...
16:00 2019-06-29

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-05

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-05

Harvard Fires Fencing Coach Over Shady Home Sale To Recruit's Wealthy Father Harvard University has fired longtime fencing coach Peter Brand, who was involved in an admissions scandal having to do with the extremely suspect circumstances of the sale of his home to the family of a high school junior who was later admitted to Harvard as a fencing recruit....
06:00 2019-07-10

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law last week by President Trump....
11:52 2019-07-08

Turkish currency and stocks drop after President Erdogan fires top central bank official Turkey's stocks and currency dropped on Monday as investors ditched Turkish assets after the country's central bank governor was ousted by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
01:13 2019-07-09

Barstool Sports fires writer for mocking Utah student Mackenzie Lueck before she was found dead The popular sports website Barstool Sports fired one of its writers for mocking Mackenzie Lueck, the missing 23-year-old college student who was found dead Friday. ...
21:13 2019-07-01

Virginia dad fires 39 shots at naked 'devil' who broke into family's home on first night living there: report A Virginia dad fired 39 warning shots and sparred with a naked woman who called herself "the devil" after she allegedly broke into the family's home on their first night living there, according to reports. ...
17:26 2019-07-08

Brazilian soccer star Neymar fires back at accusations he raped woman at Paris hotel Brazilian soccer star Neymar fired back Saturday against a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by releasing social media posts and text messages following the alleged attack....
19:39 2019-06-03

Chicago Police Board fires 4 officers for alleged cover-up of fatal shooting of black teenager The Chicago Police Board voted to fire a sergeant and three officers for their alleged roles in covering up the 2014 fatal police shooting of a black teenager....
08:52 2019-07-19

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offside but not affecting play when Monica scored an own...
00:26 2019-06-14

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
15:26 2019-07-16

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

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

Taylor Swift's Former Label Owner Scott Borchetta Fires Back After She Accuses Scooter Braun of ''Bullying'' As the saying goes, there are three sides to every story. And in the latest saga between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun, Big Machine Label founder Scott Borchetta is sharing his. On......
17:52 2019-07-01

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
03:00 2019-07-10

Mallory Edens, daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner, trolls Drake with shirt; rapper fires back Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, appeared to take a shot at Drake during Thursday night’s game between the Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
16:13 2019-05-24

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple may not be able to escape political peril in Washington anymore The smartphone giant has largely managed to stay above the fray as rivals like Facebook and Google took a political beating in recent years. But the drumbeat of pressure from regulators and Congress shows Apple is no longer immune to “techlash.”...
15:13 2019-06-04

#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

In photos: Highlights from the week of June 3, 2019 in Washington, D.C. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at an event marking the the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Capitol Hill; actress Busy Philipps testifies at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on reproductive rights; and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks on the Virginia Beach mass shooting, the w...
17:52 2019-06-05

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

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

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

Washington tops Minnesota 5-3 in WCWS elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women’s College World Series elimination game. The game was delayed three hours in the sixth inning because of lightning and rain. Plain, a first-team NFCA All-American, was dominant until the se...
01:26 2019-06-02

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

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

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

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
02:39 2019-06-02

Toronto tripleheader includes Tennessee-Washington matchup TORONTO (AP) — Toronto will host a college basketball tripleheader featuring three teams that reached the NCAA Tournament this past season. The inaugural James Naismith Classic Nov. 16 has Tennessee facing Washington, Buffalo meeting Harvard and Rutgers matching up with St. Bonaventure. The event wi...
22:52 2019-05-28

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

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
03:39 2019-05-30

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
07:26 2019-05-29

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

Washington region’s cybersecurity sector continues to heat up FireEye and TruShield Security Solutions are capitalizing on a massive national shortage of cybersecurity professionals and a growing demand for cyberdefense services across nearly every industry....
04:13 2019-06-03

UA softball gearing up for #3 Washington at College World Series TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team have to play Pac-12 nemesis #3 Washington in the opener of the College World Series this Thursday at 9 a.m. Tucson time. Here’s an in-depth story with Wildcat players from Tuesday’s sportscast: ...
07:13 2019-05-29

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Donald Trump’s administration ranks the tunnel near the bottom of 37 rated projects vying for federal mass-transit grants and loans. Proponents of the Ga...
17:01 2019-05-28

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

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

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

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

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or crematin...
04:26 2019-05-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Guaido says Washington should help Venezuela keep U.S. refiner Citgo The United States should help Venezuela keep control over U.S. refiner Citgo by preventing its seizure by creditors seeking to collect on unpaid Venezuelan debts, opposition leader Juan Guaido said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

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

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

Washington Offers Companies Facing Enforcement a Package Deal Banks, asset managers and public companies could find it easier to settle regulatory enforcement actions without damaging other parts of their business....
05:01 2019-07-04

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
21:39 2019-07-21

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be digitally projected on the landmark as a 17-min...
11:39 2019-07-10

Trump blasts ‘bonkers’ media in beef with Washington Post President Trump delivered a scathing rebuke to the Washington Post on Monday morning -- and argued the press as a whole has "gone bonkers" -- in response to a weekend report about his team's handling of his controversial attacks on four progressive congresswomen....
17:00 2019-07-22

Tanks in Washington ahead of Trump's Fourth of July pageant Battle tanks were seen on a train in Washington on Tuesday ahead of a July Fourth celebration highlighting U.S. military might that Democrats say President Donald Trump may turn into a re-election campaign rally....
06:39 2019-07-03

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
15:26 2019-05-23

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
14:39 2019-05-21

Washington Redskins LB Reuben Foster tears ACL in first OTA practice, per report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster suffered a major knee injury during the first full-team practice rep at OTAs, according to a report.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
08:13 2019-05-27

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
14:13 2019-05-22

Facebook confronts a hostile Washington as it pitches digital currency The backlash suggests the social media giant faces a steep climb to win regulatory approval for Libra, the cryptocurrency it aims to roll out as soon as next year....
18:39 2019-07-16

Kim Darroch's fall from grace casts chill over Washington ambassadors Fellow envoys say they have made similar observations about the Trump administration and deplore the lack of support from Boris Johnson for their UK counterpartIt was like a tennis match with an empty umpire’s chair. On Friday, the British ambassador’s residence in Washington hosted a Wimbledon Watc...
08:26 2019-07-13

Under U.S. asylum treaty pressure, Guatemala's president to visit Washington Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
20:39 2019-07-11

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organ...
21:26 2019-05-26

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesman said. The video shows firefighters putting out t...
19:39 2019-07-04

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington, DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White House experienced some flooding....
19:00 2019-07-08

British ambassador to Washington quits after spat over leaked memos Britain's ambassador to Washington quit on Wednesday after days of stinging criticism from Donald Trump, leading to accusations that Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, had "thrown him under the bus"....
16:52 2019-07-10

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to try to calm tensions: PM Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-21

Washington DC gears up to host Trump's massive military parade The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an "incredible" display from the "strongest military anywhere in the world"....
20:52 2019-07-03

Washington State hires Brian Green as baseball coach PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Brian Green as its new baseball coach. Green comes to Pullman after five seasons as coach at New Mexico State, where he led the Aggies to the 2019 Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and an NCAA Regional appearance in 2018. New Mex...
01:52 2019-06-04

How can Kim Darroch represent Britain in Trump’s Washington now? | Simon Jenkins The UK ambassador was a fool to put his unvarnished opinions in writing and think they would be kept secretUniquely dysfunctional, incompetent, unpredictable, faction-riven, diplomatically clumsy, inept. That is Donald Trump’s Washington according to Britain’s ambassador, Sir Kim Darroch. Or is it p...
19:26 2019-07-08

Spike Lee to present Denzel Washington with AFI Life Achievement Award Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the American Film Institute’s Life Achievement Award.        ...
19:00 2019-06-04

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress, international crises play out in black and white. As in a flickering newsreel from a former age, complex events are reduced to symbolic emblems of rig...
01:13 2019-06-19

Washington State S Jalen Thompson loses year of eligibility PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State safety Jalen Thompson has lost his final year of eligibility for violating an NCAA rule and will enter the NFL supplemental draft. Thompson’s status was announced by the school on Saturday. No other details about the violation were released by the school....
05:39 2019-06-30

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
06:26 2019-06-15

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
18:52 2019-06-02

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
04:00 2019-06-08

Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions. Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting with Ross while both attended the Saturday inaugura...
19:52 2019-06-02

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
12:13 2019-06-18

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
00:26 2019-06-28

Washington Nationals slug four consecutive home runs in San Diego Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon slug back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in San Diego.       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
13:39 2019-06-02

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
07:52 2019-06-02

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

Iran's IRGC says downing of U.S. drone carried a message to Washington: TV Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Thursday against any aggression against Tehran, state TV reported, saying that the downing of a U.S. drone carried a "clear message" to Iran's arch enemy, the United States....
11:13 2019-06-20

Julia Roberts, Spike Lee toast Denzel Washington at event LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denzel Washington is being honored this year as the 47th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. Peers and collaborators from Spike Lee to Julia Roberts turned out Thursday night to celebrate his career at a star-studded dinner in Los Angeles. The two-time Oscar winner was br...
12:26 2019-06-07

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
21:52 2019-06-14

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as Trump returns to Washington U.S.-Mexico migration talks were set to resume on Friday as Mexican officials continue their push to reach an agreement that would avert U.S. tariffs set to take effect next week....
14:52 2019-06-07

President Trump Says Tanks Will Be Part of July Fourth in Washington WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he’s headlining July 4 in Washington — and an Associated Press photographer saw at...
11:26 2019-07-02

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
19:00 2019-07-03

'Is this the big one?' Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks California, triggers fires, rattles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

McLaren Indy fires team president in wake of Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 failure In the wake of McLaren Indy and Fernando Alonso's failure to qualifying for the 103rd Indianapolis 500, team president Bob Fernley has been fired.        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-06-06

'Menacing' fire whirl whipped up by 'turbulent' winds during blaze in Washington Turbulent winds helped fuel an explosive wildfire in eastern Washington state that produced a towering column of flame in front of those battling the blaze. ...
17:26 2019-07-17

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
00:39 2019-06-06

Washington man severely burned after saving 8-year-old niece from fire says 'I'd run back in there and do it again' A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again....
07:13 2019-07-09

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
03:13 2019-05-25

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20:13 2019-07-13

Cops bust man in Washington state for hours-long Queens rape Police busted an accused rapist in Washington state nearly a month after he violently sexually assaulted a woman in Queens over a six-hour period, officials announced Friday. Michael Hosang, 53, was arrested Thursday in Bellingham, Washington, and is in the custody of the Bellingham Police Departme...
18:26 2019-06-22

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
17:52 2019-06-05

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
10:26 2019-06-22

Massive stash of meth found stuffed in suitcases in Washington forest A massive stash of $1 million worth of meth was found stuffed in suitcases in a Washington forest, a report said. The two suitcases containing 186 pounds of methamphetamine was uncovered in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest by authorities investigating a smuggling ring, according to Gazette-Tri...
06:52 2019-06-20

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after police opened fire, authorities said....
03:52 2019-07-14

Guatemala's president Morales to visit Washington amid asylum negotiations Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week, his spokesman said on Thursday, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
19:52 2019-07-11

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Washington Redskins' Josh Norman participates in running of the bulls in Spain Instead of making the tackles, Washington Redskins star Josh Norman ran away from a tackle that could have been very painful while in Spain on Wednesday....
16:26 2019-07-11

Iran's 'goodwill gesture' failed to open talks with Washington: report Iran’s release of a Lebanese businessman with U.S. permanent residency last month was meant as a “good will gesture” in an effort to open up talks between the U.S. and Iran, three Western sources told Reuters....
19:13 2019-07-10

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
21:52 2019-07-12

Trump administration owes D.C. government $7 million for inauguration: Washington Post The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln M...
21:13 2019-06-15

NASA will allow private travel to International Space Station: Washington Post The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will allow private citizens to fly to the International Space Station, reversing a long-standing prohibition against tourists at the station, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
17:52 2019-06-07

See all the stars who attended Denzel Washington's AFI life achievement gala Julia Roberts, Morgan Freeman and Jennifer Hudson were among the stars who toasted Washington at his AFI life achievement gala Thursday night.        ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
10:13 2019-07-05

Trump ready to threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to threaten Mexico with tariffs in an effort to get the country to crack down on migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-30

Washington warns Hong Kong to watch for vessel carrying Iranian oil The United States has warned Hong Kong to be on alert for a vessel carrying Iranian petroleum that may seek to stop in the Asia financial hub, and said that any entity providing services to the vessel will be violating U.S. sanctions....
18:13 2019-05-28

Washington city's crackdown on 'bikini baristas' wins court blessing Scantily clad "bikini baristas" in Everett, Washington, will have to cover up more of themselves after a federal appeals court on Wednesday freed the city to enforce a dress code requiring that they clothe "minimum body areas" when serving coffee to customers....
22:13 2019-07-03

Washington Prepares for a July 4 Spectacle, Starring and Produced by President Trump The president has ordered the last-minute transformation of the traditional July 4 activities into what he calls “a celebration of America” and that critics call a celebration of Donald J. Trump....
03:39 2019-07-04

Far-right extremists Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-protesters at Washington, DC, rally A handful of antifa and hundreds of other counter-protesters showed up against the self-proclaimed "chauvinistic" Proud Boys' Demand Free Speech rally        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

‘Hot weather means hot pavement’: Washington dog had pads of paws burned off during hike TODAY – A pet owner in Washington learned a scary lesson about animal safety during hot summer months. The unnamed owner was walking his dog, a golden retriever named Olaf, on an 85-degree day earlier this month. While the air temperature wasn’t very high, the hiking trail was searing — ...
00:26 2019-07-20

Trump plans tanks and flyovers at Fourth of July celebration in Washington President Donald Trump said on Monday that he plans to display battle tanks on Washington's National Mall as part of a pumped-up Fourth of July celebration that will also feature flyovers by fighter jets and other displays of military prowess....
01:26 2019-07-02

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
09:52 2019-06-19

Matteo Salvini seeks closer Washington ties as EU tensions rise Politician aims to establish Italy as America’s ‘most important’ European partner Matteo Salvini is striving for Italy to become “the main partner” of the US as he meets officials from Donald Trump’s government in Washington DC on Monday.The Italian deputy prime minister, who began nurturing relatio...
17:13 2019-06-17

US Embassies In Delhi, Chennai Show Pride Flags Despite Washington's Note Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to hoist rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to......
05:00 2019-06-09

Nine states and Washington D.C. file suit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger It has been one step forward, two steps back for the $26.5 billion T-Mobile-Sprint merger. Last month, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that the deal be approved, but the Department of Justice has yet to make a decision. Amid rumors that the DOJ wants T-Mobile and Sprint to help set up a new compet...
05:00 2019-06-12

Child escapes 'serious injury' after attempted cougar attack in Washington, police say A young child had a close call with a cougar at a park in Washington state on Saturday night when the animal tried to attack, according to state police....
15:26 2019-06-02

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
08:26 2019-06-03

Veterans group Rolling Thunder makes final ride through Washington For years, the group has become synonymous with the annual Memorial Day celebration in the nation's capital, where thousands of motorcycles meet in the Pentagon parking lot and continue their ride across the Memorial Bridge toward the National Mall....
23:39 2019-05-26

Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to pay tribute to fallen and missing-in-action soldiers....
07:39 2019-05-27

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
02:26 2019-06-01

Steve Hilton: Washington, D.C. political and media establishment have 'lost their minds' Steve Hilton asked on "The Next Revolution" whether Democrats should be subject to the same type of investigations as President Trump, arguing that impeachment appears to be the strategy for resolving the parties' "political differences."...
19:39 2019-05-27

JetBlue to drop Washington National to Charleston and Jacksonville flights in October JetBlue will end nonstop routes from Washington to Charleston and Jacksonville in October. They will add Boston and Florida routes.       ...
00:52 2019-06-29

Woman On Hike Dies On Hottest Weekend Of Year In Washington Region A woman hiking the Billy Goat Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland, died Saturday in what authorities believe was a heat-related medical emergency during the the hottest weekend of the year in the......
05:52 2019-07-22

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown fires back at castoff Luke Parker in heated Twitter spat Hannah Brown and Luke Parker got in a heated Twitter argument Monday night after Brown eliminated him from "The Bachelorette" over his views on sex.        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making decisions on admissions....
00:39 2019-06-11

Saturn V Rocket illuminates the Washington Monument celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
20:13 2019-07-17

Good riddance, Sarah Sanders, Washington's worst communicator | Richard Wolffe She wasn’t spicy like Sean or hopeful like Hicks, but she was the perfect spokeswoman for a perfectly lazy and dishonest presidentWhat on earth was the point of Sarah Sanders?For 94 days, the outgoing White House press secretary gave no press briefing in the press room just a few steps from the pres...
15:00 2019-06-14

Washington Redskins' Reuben Foster tears ACL on third rep of organized team activities: report Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reportedly tore his ACL in his left knee on the third rep of organized team activities Monday and will miss the entire 2019 season....
03:13 2019-05-22

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create opportunities for other deserving black creatives, but she holds other Hollywood veterans in positions of power accountable to do the same....
17:52 2019-06-22

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
22:00 2019-07-13

Mnuchin says Trump wants to keep government open as Washington scrambles for budget, debt deal If the Trump administration and Congress fail to reach a spending agreement, the White House will offer to keep the government funded at its current levels for a year, Mnuchin said....
00:13 2019-06-20

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

Washington father executed daughter over 'petty argument' about baby gate, prosecutors say An argument over installing a baby gate turned into a deadly confrontation between a father and daughter in Washington state that left the mother of a newborn dead, according to prosecutors....
18:39 2019-06-16

Washington woman captures real-life ‘Bambi’ moment in cute video A Walt Disney movie has come to life in Washington state. Darlene Wilbourn, of Loomis, recently recorded an adorable video of a deer and a bunny snuggling in a backyard, a scene she says was straight out of the Disney classic, “Bambi.”...
20:00 2019-05-22

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
20:39 2019-06-19

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. A Defense Ministry statement said “the first group of equipm...
11:39 2019-07-12

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
07:26 2019-06-19

Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
17:26 2019-05-21

Washington Post columnist links Trump’s UK fashion choices to life missteps You can’t be a good statesman if you don’t know how to properly wear a tux. At least, that is the opinion of Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan, whose scathing June 5 article, tries to make that case....
15:26 2019-06-07

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith ditches leg brace 8 months after gruesome injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith was finally able to ditch the leg brace Monday eight months after suffering a broken tibia and fibula in a game against the Houston Texans....
18:39 2019-07-16

NFL supplemental draft: Arizona Cardinals take Washington State safety Jalen Thompson In April, the Arizona Cardinals made the first pick. On Wednesday, they made the only pick, taking Jalen Thompson in the NFL supplemental draft.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Washington man assaults woman days after being released from jail for raping her last year: prosecutors Authorities are on the hunt for a Washington state man they say attacked a wheelchair bound woman he previously raped last year, just three days after he was released....
23:13 2019-06-20

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
04:13 2019-05-23

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
22:26 2019-05-31

Estimated $1M worth of meth found in suitcases in Washington state forest, sheriff says Two suitcases full of methamphetamine were found in a Washington state forest on Monday, officials said — though it's still a mystery as to how huge haul of drugs got there....
23:13 2019-06-20

Washington Post gives '4 Pinocchios' to Planned Parenthood president for false abortion claim The president of Planned Parenthood has repeatedly spread a false claim about "thousands" of women who died due to a lack of safe abortion access before the Roe v. Wade decision, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. ...
21:00 2019-05-29

Washington theater cancels conservative filmmaker’s play amid security threats “FBI Lovebirds: UnderCovers” writer/producer Phelim McAleer claims Studio Theatre's cancellation is a result of censorship, not legitimate safety concerns....
02:13 2019-05-30

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washington Post....
02:13 2019-07-12

Washington Redskins' Alex Smith hopes to play again after gruesome injury, needs to learn to run again Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is still hoping to play football again – even after suffering a broken fibula and tibia and suffering post-operations complications in his leg....
20:13 2019-06-21

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays of the United States’ military might, a demonstrati...
04:39 2019-07-05

Obama surprises kids at Washington Nationals academy: 'You're going to make a real difference' Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Washington Nationals’ Youth Baseball Academy on Wednesday and played a few games with the kids while he was there....
23:39 2019-05-24

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
13:39 2019-06-28

Washington state high court again rules against Christian florist who refused gay wedding Washington state's top court ruled for a second time on Thursday that a Christian florist discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to sell them flowers for their wedding, setting up a potential clash over gay and religious rights at the U.S. Supreme Court....
21:39 2019-06-06

Koch network throws its weight behind Silicon Valley in the regulatory battle with Washington The industry has come under fire from both sides of the aisle, and the libertarian Koch network said it would not hesitate to cross party lines to defend innovation....
14:39 2019-07-01

Washington Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods; White House Basement Offices Leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, DC, on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White......
01:13 2019-07-09

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engineer missed several warning signs because of a safe...
11:39 2019-05-23

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN weather agency tracks fires…in the Arctic....
23:52 2019-07-12

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov shown in video next to two lines of white powder Capitals say they are aware of the video that surfaced of forward Evgeny Kuznetsov next to a table with two lines of white powder.        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
20:39 2019-07-08

A federal court reportedly ruled 'bikini baristas' at Washington coffee bars may have to cover up Ted S. Warren/AP Women serving coffee at Seattle-area drive-through stands reportedly might have to wear more than just bikinis while on the clock. A new ruling from a federal appeals court upheld local rules that dictate wardrobe guidelines for the "bikini baristas," according to CNN. The ruling w...
03:52 2019-07-08

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
03:00 2019-07-07

Washington shootings leave 5 dead, 3 in custody amid search for 'extremely dangerous' suspect Authorities in Washington state are searching for a man considered to be "extremely dangerous" after shootings at multiple locations on the Yakama Reservation left five dead and several arrested....
15:52 2019-06-10

Antiwar group brings massive diaper-wearing Trump balloon to Washington Monument The anti-war organization Code Pink brought its 20-foot-tall diaper-clad balloon of an infant Donald Trump to the Washington Monument on Thursday to protest the president’s planned “Salute to America” Fourth of July celebration....
04:39 2019-07-05

Washington Nationals' Patrick Corbin wears No. 45 to honor late friend Tyler Skaggs Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin wore No. 45 on Tuesday night in honor of his late friend, Tyler Skaggs, who died suddenly at a Texas hotel hours before his Los Angeles Angels were set to play the Rangers on Monday....
04:52 2019-07-04

The Washington Monument displayed a mesmerizing tribute for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Tom Brenner/Getty Images Crowds gathered in Washington, D.C on Friday and Saturday evening to view a 17-minute video tribute projected on the Washington Monument in honor of the 50th anniverersary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The show was made using projection mapping technology and archival foo...
14:26 2019-07-22

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
22:01 2019-07-16

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans....
02:39 2019-07-23

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up visiting the White House....
22:39 2019-06-17

Man attacks immigrant detention center in Washington state, found dead after police shooting TUCSON– A day before the Trump administration was set to conduct mass roundups of undocumented immigrants around the U.S., a man threw incendiary devices at an immigrant detention center in Washington state and was later found dead at the scene after police opened fire. The unidentified suspec...
04:26 2019-07-14

Washington ICE detention center attacker Willem Van Spronsen wrote 'I am Antifa' manifesto before assault The 69-year-old armed man killed by Washington state police as he attacked a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center Saturday sent a manifesto to friends the day before the assault in which he wrote "I am Antifa," and was being lionized by members of the leftwing group as a "marty...
18:52 2019-07-15

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

ESPN hires former Washington State star, NFL QB Ryan Leaf as college football analyst Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State star who washed out of the NFL and later served time in prison, will call college football games for ESPN.       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump to “lift the country’s sights again.”...
19:13 2019-07-16

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that looked like a conscious attempt to provoke war with Iran....
13:26 2019-06-18

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in the upcoming debate....
17:39 2019-07-12

Daily on Energy: After Trump’s campaign kickoff, oil frackers descend on Washington seeking assurances Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
00:26 2019-06-20

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
18:52 2019-07-22

Mayor: Trump’s Fourth of July celebration bankrupted Washington’s security, anti-terror fund WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump’s military-style July Fourth parade drained a special Washington, D.C., city fund designed to help pay for extra security and anti-terrorism measures during large events in the nation’s capital, the mayor said in a letter to the ...
08:52 2019-07-12

Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network: Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], the Chinese company put on a U.S. black list because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
16:39 2019-07-22

Daily on Energy: Closure of largest refiner on East Coast draws prying eyes from Washington Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:00 2019-07-02

WNBA star Natasha Cloud, Washington Mystics hold media blackout after shooting at DC school WNBA star Natasha Cloud led the Washington Mystics on a media blackout Friday to draw attention to gun violence that occurred at a Washington D.C. elementary school....
22:39 2019-06-17

Dean McDermott fires back at 'cowards' who criticized Tori Spelling's bikini picture Dean McDermott defended Tori Spelling after trolls criticized her bikini photo with "Beverly Hills, 90210" co-stars Jennie Garth and Gabrielle Carteris.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Michael Knowles: Piece calling 'Lion King' fascist 'the stupidest article I've ever read in The Washington Post' Conservatives, moderates and some Democrats have been painted as fascistic, and now animated children's tales have joined their ranks, Knowles asserted Friday on "The Story."...
04:00 2019-07-13

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step, the Washington Post reported....
23:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Huawei secretly helped North Korea build, maintain wireless network -Washington Post Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , the Chinese company put on a U.S. blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing sources and internal documents....
20:01 2019-07-22

Julia Roberts, Beyonce, Jamie Foxx surprise at Denzel Washington's life achievement gala Spike Lee proclaimed Denzel Washington the G.O.A.T., Jennifer Hudson sang and Beyonce surprised at the AFI life achievement awards gala Thursday.        ...
13:52 2019-06-07

Washington flooding: Drivers seek refuge on cars after nearly a month's worth of rain falls in one hour Emergency workers have responded to dozens of rescue calls and used boats to pluck people from flooded cars after nearly a month's worth of rain hit Washington DC in one hour....
15:00 2019-07-09

2019 AFI Lifetime Achievement Ceremony: Denzel Washington Collects His Things; Beyoncé Honors Melina Matsoukas Everyone who is anyone in Hollywood gathered to celebrate your favorite actor’s favorite actor Denzel Washington at the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award gala, presented by the American Film Institute, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday night....
12:26 2019-06-08

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
11:52 2019-06-29

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound off the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
16:13 2019-06-20

No sweat for Montez Sweat: Washington rookie pushes on after tumultuous NFL draft Montez Sweat was believed to have a heart condition, but a subsequent report indicated otherwise. The rookie isn't getting caught up in the drama.        ...
13:52 2019-05-30

69-year-old 'anarchist' shot, killed after attacking Washington migrant detention center The attacker, Willem Van Spronsen, was accused of assaulting a police officer at the same detention facility in 2018.        ...
23:52 2019-07-14

Washington's Cascade Care will bring a cascade of problems Last week, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., signed a bill to create a state-chartered insurance plan to be sold on the state's insurance exchange. That makes the Evergreen State the first in the nation to offer a "public option."...
03:26 2019-05-23

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

The Washington Wizards’ lack of a GM is getting curiouser and curiouser Team owner Ted Leonsis says he’s content to let Tommy Sheppard steer the franchise through the NBA draft and free agency as the search for a permanent replacement for Ernie Grunfeld, fired 11 weeks ago, continues....
04:00 2019-06-20

'Iron Man VR' developers explain the game's free-roaming flight Gamers have been eagerly awaiting Marvel's Iron Man VR game since a hands-on demo was made available in February, and now more details have been revealed about the upcoming title. Developer Camouflaj talked to PlayStation Blog during San Diego Comic......
16:39 2019-07-19

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
17:13 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
17:52 2019-07-19

11,000 hours of unheard mission control audio restored for Apollo 11 50th anniversary A Sundance Film Festival award-winning film titled "Apollo 11" helped kick off the 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 mission Thursday night....
20:00 2019-07-19

Far from Cape Town tourist sites, a gangland battle rages Convoys of armored vehicles and soldiers with assault rifles are patrolling gang-ridden streets in some suburbs of Cape Town as authorities seek to quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds of people this year....
22:13 2019-07-19

Amazon's pharmacy PillPack relies on patient data. But a third party seeks to cut off its access Amazon owns online pharmacy PillPack, but ReMy Health s working behind the scenes to prevent the company from accessing important patient data.       ...
00:26 2019-07-20

Pompeo rejects North Korean charges on military drills U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected charges from North Korea's Foreign Ministry that U.S. plans for military exercises with South Korea are in breach of agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
02:00 2019-07-20

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointment of a federal police officer with strong connect...
13:52 2019-07-21

School safety agent charged with attacking girlfriend A school safety agent was arrested Sunday after attacking her girlfriend in Crown Heights, police said. The 23-year-old, Christelle Victor, allegedly pushed and dragged her 24-year-old girlfriend by her hair during a dispute in the girlfriend’s apartment just before 4:45 a.m. Sunday. Victor wa...
19:26 2019-07-21

Working For "Early Release" Of Indians On Tanker Seized By Iran: Centre External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said the government is working to ensure the early release and repatriation of 18 Indians on board the British-flagged tanker which has been detained......
01:52 2019-07-22

Apple's 2020 iPhones could be getting 120Hz displays We've seen ultra-smooth 120Hz displays before in gaming-centric handsets like the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, but now a tweet from reliable tipster Ice Universe is claiming that Apple's 2020 iPhones could be doubling their screen refresh rates from the current 60Hz-capable iPhone XS.&#x...
04:13 2019-07-22

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services for $100 dollars a year. If the board okays the lease, the former juvenile jail, which now sits empty, will become the new temp...
12:01 2019-07-22