Silence from Trump as Moore-Alabama storm grows louder

Alabama Senate Moore

President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday,...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2017. There are 42 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1997, Iowa seamstress Bobbi McCaughey (mihk-KOY‘) gave birth to the world’s first set of surviving septuplets, four boys and three girls. On this date: In...


Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama Senate Moore Support

Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold.


Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

Welcoming Pot Shops

BOSTON (AP) — They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal recreational pot. Recent votes in several cities and...


White House aides divided over scope, risks of Russia probe

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON -- Six months into a special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, White House aides and others in President Donald Trump’s close orbit are increasingly divided in their assessments of the expanding probe and how...


The publisher of blasts back at legal threats from Moore

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. After The Post published an investigative article documenting Roy Moore’s pursuit of a 14-year-old girl in 1979, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama pledged to sue the newspaper. “The Washington Post published another attack on my character and reputation...


Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

Trump UCLA Players Basketball

After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players' release from China, Trump tweets, "I should have left them in jail!"


Trial to begin in Inauguration Day protest

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - This will be no ordinary trial, set to begin Monday before Judge Lynn Leibovitz in D.C. Superior Court. It is unusual not only for the abundance of young activists who showed up to watch jury selection - earnestly scribbling notes in support of the...


Collins airs concern about harassment charges against the president

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, went further Sunday than most of her Republican colleagues in expressing worry about the sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump, saying they were one of the reasons she did not vote for him. “Those...


For Latino Democrats, fight for 'dreamers' underscores tense relationship with John Kelly

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Following a campaign where Donald Trump offended many immigrant communities with his harsh rhetoric and promise of a crackdown along the border with Mexico, members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus hoped John F. Kelly would be an administration...


Mel Tillis, stuttering country star whose music spoke pristinely, dies at 85

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Mel Tillis, a chart-topping Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter and singer who turned a chronic stutter to his advantage, winning a following as a genial folksy performer onstage and in a side career in movies and on TV, died Nov. 19 at a hospital in Ocala, Florida....

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