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Waffle House Shooting: Police Say Suspect Is in Custody
23 Apr 2018 at 2:29pm
The police said Monday that they had arrested Travis J. Reinking, who has been accused of killing four people at a restaurant early Sunday.

?I?m Not a Hero,? Says Unarmed Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman
23 Apr 2018 at 12:30pm
James Shaw Jr. grabbed an AR-15 from a shooter?s hands early on Sunday, likely stopping further bloodshed at a Waffle House outside Nashville.

Emmanuel Macron Heads to White House to Lobby Trump on Iran
23 Apr 2018 at 12:55pm
As he arrives for the first state visit of Mr. Trump?s presidency, Mr. Macron hopes to persuade the American leader not to scrap the nuclear agreement with Tehran.

Inside One of America?s Ugliest Political Feuds: Cuomo vs. de Blasio
22 Apr 2018 at 11:32pm
How did two Democrats, whose politics and goals often mesh, allow their onetime friendship to deteriorate to the point of pure contempt?

Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class
22 Apr 2018 at 8:32pm
Even as private employers have rebounded from the recession, the public sector?s ranks have withered, and pay and benefits have lagged.

The Healing Edge: ?Whole Again?: A Vet Maimed by an I.E.D. Receives a Transpl...
23 Apr 2018 at 1:29pm
A young soldier whose genitals were destroyed underwent extensive reconstructive surgery that doctors hope to offer to others who were wounded at war.

Chinese Tech Companies? Dirty Secret
23 Apr 2018 at 12:48pm
?Finding a job = finding a woman.? Chinese tech companies use female employees as bait to recruit male applicants.

Op-Ed Contributor: The Missing History of the Columbia ?68 Protests
22 Apr 2018 at 6:58pm
Black students, not whites, made the events of that spring so important.

On Campus: The Soul-Crushing Student Essay
21 Apr 2018 at 3:30pm
A freshman finally asks the clarifying question: ?Do you mean we can write with the word ?I???

The Stone: It?s Westworld. What?s Wrong With Cruelty to Robots?
23 Apr 2018 at 5:45am
The makers of the HBO series have produced a powerful work of philosophy.

Op-Ed Contributor: Thank Trump, or You?ll Be Sorry
23 Apr 2018 at 2:14pm
The president demands gratitude. He?s made ?thank you? divisive.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Macron Meets His Moment of Truth
23 Apr 2018 at 12:50am
A half-century after France erupted in protests, it?s doing so again. But 2018 is not 1968.

Editorial: Mueller Guides Us Through the Swamp
23 Apr 2018 at 9:58am
The Russia investigation has uncovered shady practices in the interlinked worlds of banking, law and lobbying that have long flourished in the dark.

Op-Ed Columnist: America Abhors Impeachment
22 Apr 2018 at 6:59pm
America has only ever impeached two presidents, but both remained in office.

Op-Ed Columnist: A Time for Big Economic Ideas
22 Apr 2018 at 8:24pm
To end the worst stagnation in living standards since the Great Depression, the country needs to be bold.

Van Hit Multiple People on Toronto Sidewalk, Police Say
23 Apr 2018 at 2:39pm
The nature of the injuries, of at least 8 to 10 people, remained unclear. Images on social media showed bodies lying on a broad, tree-lined street.

Wedding Is Hit by Airstrike in Yemen, Killing More Than 20
23 Apr 2018 at 11:40am
The attack by the Saudi-led military coalition also wounded dozens, including the groom, with children among many of the dead and injured, according to a local official.

With Death in Streets, Nicaragua Cancels Social Security Revamp
23 Apr 2018 at 10:30am
President Daniel Ortega reversed course after student rallies turned into what experts called the largest uprising in Nicaragua since its civil war.

Hillary Clinton Avoids Direct Reference to Comey Memos in Speech
22 Apr 2018 at 10:54pm
Hillary Clinton once again compared President Trump to authoritarians, and glancingly referred to the newly declassified memos by James Comey, the former F.B.I. director.

Professor Apologizes for Helping Cambridge Analytica Harvest Facebook Data
22 Apr 2018 at 10:04pm
Aleksandr Kogan, the academic who helped harvest tens of millions of Facebook profiles in 2014, said he ?never heard a word? of objection from the social media giant.
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She says she disagreed with worker in a diner. Then police wrestled her to th...
by By Alex Horton
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Authorities were called to a Waffle House in Alabama, where Chikesia Clemons disputed a request to pay extra for plastic utensils, her mother said. A struggle with two officers while another stood nearby caused Clemons?s dress to slide down. Waffle House called the police intervention appropriate, saying the account the company was provided ?differs significantly? from what Clemons and her mother say happened.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to a boy, fifth in line to the B...
by By Karla Adam and William Booth
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The baby, who is the third child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, went home with the couple this afternoon. His arrival knocks William?s brother, Prince Harry, down a notch in the succession to the throne.

Royal baby fever is sweeping Britain, and the photos do not disappoint
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Is vetting center to screen foreigners ?extreme? enough to end travel ban?
by By Nick Miroff
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The administration has not explained how the National Vetting Center would review travelers more thoroughly than the array of other federal agencies already performing the task, and it is unclear whether the controversial restrictions will ease once the center is operating.

In travel ban case, Supreme Court must weigh ?the president? vs. ?this presid...
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Suspect in deadly Waffle House shooting arrested after manhunt
by By Kristine Phillips and Mark Berman
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Just over an hour before Tennessee police said they had apprehended Travis Reinking, authorities had acknowledged having ?no confirmed sightings? of him. Officials did not immediately say how he was found.

How merchants use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews
by By Elizabeth Dwoskin and Craig Timberg
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
A Post examination found that the majority of reviews on popular products ? such as Bluetooth headphones and speakers ? appeared to violate Amazon?s prohibition on reviews for which people are paid or given other compensation. Amazon and Facebook shut down groups in response to Post inquiries.

Rod Rosenstein has made two critical missteps
by By Harry Litman
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Macron knows U.S. foreign policy is always about Trump
by By Jennifer Rubin
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Say no to Mike Pompeo as secretary of state
by By Paul Waldman
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

A vote to reject Mike Pompeo would be incredibly reckless
by By Hugh Hewitt
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

GOP candidates are now mimicking Trump's authoritarianism. That's ominous.
by By Greg Sargent
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Kellyanne Conway's (mostly) righteous blast at CNN
by By Erik Wemple
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Van strikes at least 8 pedestrians in Toronto, police say. The driver is in c...
by By Associated Press
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Authorities say the van apparently jumped the curb and hit the pedestrians in north Toronto. The extent of their injuries is not yet known.

5 flash points to watch as Trump prepares to host France?s Macron
by By James Hohmann
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
President Trump is going big on pomp and circumstance to reciprocate the treatment he received in Paris. The two leaders have forged on unexpected bond, but will it help global diplomacy?

Pompeo likely to fail committee vote but is all but assured Senate confirmation
by By Karoun Demirjian
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The nominee for secretary of state is expected to gain full confirmation by the Senate after Democrat Joe Manchin III offered support.

John Oliver wants to educate Trump, so he bought ads on Sean Hannity's show
by By Avi Selk
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The host of ?Last Week Tonight? plans to air Trump-mocking public service announcements ? in which a cowboy explains basic concepts to the president ? on the Fox News show this week.

Don?t worry about a recession. Worry about the Federal Reserve.
by By Matt O'Brien
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The bond market is signaling that the economic cycle may not be far from turning.

Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to guarantee every American a job, health-care ...
by By Jeff Stein
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The Vermont senator?s proposal represents the type of large-scale government works project that Democrats shied away from under President Barack Obama.

Canadian dies in 'lynching' in Peruvian Amazon, accused of killing an indigen...
by By Samantha Schmidt
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Sebastian Woodroffe traveled to Peru to experiment with ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic potion used by indigenous shamans in spiritual exercises.
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John Bolton presided over anti-Muslim think tank
by Heidi Przybyla and Ben Popken and Nikolai Miller
23 Apr 2018 at 3:57am
The content of the advocacy group Gatestone is part of an echo chamber that includes Russian media.

Waffle House shooting: Suspect taken into custody after manhunt
by Kalhan Rosenblatt
23 Apr 2018 at 2:27pm
Fugitive Travis Jeffrey Reinking, 29, was arrested on Monday after allegedly killing four in a Tennessee Waffle House.

This Trump-voting county is a lot like the sanctuary cities he hates
by Jane C. Timm
23 Apr 2018 at 11:06am
Volusia County is working to build trust in its immigrant community, which is vital to the local economy ? even if that means defying Trump and Sessions.

It's a boy! Duchess Kate and Prince William welcome a son
by Rachel Elbaum and David Rudge and Laura Saravia
23 Apr 2018 at 1:13pm
It's a year of happy occasions for the U.K. royal family, which will also celebrate Prince Harry's marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle on May 19.

Does Trump have a consistent standard on classified intel?
23 Apr 2018 at 6:33am
Memos leaked by former FBI Director James Comey contain information that is now considered classified, prompting the Justice Department's watchdog to review the matter, according to a report in the WSJ. The panel discusses.

Silent no more: Inside the USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal
by Tracy Connor and Sarah Fitzpatrick and Kenzi Abou-Sabe and April Santiago and Courtney McGee and Haylee Barber and Jennifer M. Eng
23 Apr 2018 at 11:33am
Did USA Gymnastics try to silence McKayla, Aly and Maggie?

'I saw an opportunity... and took it,' says man who ended Waffle House shooting
by Kalhan Rosenblatt and The Associated Press
23 Apr 2018 at 8:39am
"I just knew I just had to get that [gun] away from him." James Shaw Jr. said.

Pompeo, facing committee rejection, gains Democratic Senate votes
by Rebecca Shabad and Frank Thorp V and Garrett Haake and Ali Vitali
23 Apr 2018 at 1:51pm
Mike Pompeo may lack the Foreign Relations Committee votes for secretary of state Monday but appears to have a slim majority in the full Senate, with several red state Democrats announcing their support.

Southwest cancels dozens of flights in wake of deadly midair explosion
by Daniella Silva and Jay Blackman and Tom Costello
23 Apr 2018 at 12:38pm
On Monday, 128 flights were reported canceled, but the company did not detail why.

Injured veteran gets complete penis transplant
by Maggie Fox
23 Apr 2018 at 2:34pm
Patient's lower abdomen was completely reconstructed

In Tuesday's Arizona election, keep an eye on the margin
by Chuck Todd and Mark Murray and Carrie Dann
23 Apr 2018 at 8:33am
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Facebook data collection was 'business as usual,' researcher says
by Elizabeth Chuck
23 Apr 2018 at 11:35am
"There are so many commercial entities out there, companies collecting vastly more data that don't care about their relationship with Facebook, and Facebook has no accounting for that data whatsoever," Kogan said.

Alex Jones profited off the lies he told about me and must face consequences
by Neil Heslin
23 Apr 2018 at 11:23am
I believe the InfoWars founder's business model is to make false statements about other people's tragedies.

Kevin Smith calls heart attack 'the best thing that ever happened to me'
by Jonathan Sperling
23 Apr 2018 at 12:50pm
He admits to being high on pot while doing his first television interview since the health scare.

The Pacific Ocean has a plastic problem. Here's the plan to fix it.
by Douglas Main
22 Apr 2018 at 5:59am
Environmental group will use floating nets to snag plastic debris.

'Westworld's' second season is good. Like, the next 'Game of Thrones' good.
by Ani Bundel
22 Apr 2018 at 9:04am
No longer simply a series of plot twists, the second season is taking steps towards deeper dimensions ? just as its newly conscious characters do the same.

Did Trump stay overnight in Russia in 2013? Evidence points to yes
by Mark Murray
20 Apr 2018 at 6:56pm
Contemporaneous reports cast doubt on claims recounted in James Comey's memos.

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17 May 2017 at 4:10pm
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Mass. Senate candidate fights city order to remove anti-Warren 'fake Indian' ...
by Valerie Richardson
23 Apr 2018 at 1:18pm

A Massachusetts Senate candidate is fighting an effort by city officials in Cambridge, home of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to take down prominent anti-Warren campaign signs calling the Democrat a "fake Indian."

Shiva Ayyadurai, an independent challenging Ms. Warren's 2018 re-election bid, filed a federal lawsuit Sunday accusing the city of ...

Donald Trump goes all out for first state visit, will welcome Emmanuel Macron
by S.A. Miller
23 Apr 2018 at 12:22pm

President Trump's first state visit will welcome French President Emmanuel Macron with pomp and grandeur including a traditional review of U.S. troops, a diner showcasing the "best of American cuisines" and a performance by the Washington National Opera, the White House said Monday.

First lady Melania Trump, whose office organized ...

Harley-Davidson interns get a free motorcycle
23 Apr 2018 at 9:21am

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program.

Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share their adventures on social media. And the best part? They'll keep their bikes at ...

Travis Reinking, Waffle House shooting suspect, still being sought; residents...
by Sheila Burke
23 Apr 2018 at 1:12am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As an intensive manhunt continued Monday for a half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, authorities shared reports of previous efforts to contain the gun-loving man with paranoid delusions.

More than 80 Nashville police officers continued to search for ...

Senate Judiciary Committee drafts bill to protect Robert Mueller from Donald ...
by Alex Swoyer
22 Apr 2018 at 8:11pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee is plowing ahead on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Trump — but the legislation might have to overcome more than just Republican opposition.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee's chairman, said it's possible that limiting the president's firing powers ...

Jennifer Miller's gun rights lawsuit sets off wide debate
by David Sherfinski
22 Apr 2018 at 7:48pm

An Illinois woman who runs a child care service out of her home is suing the state, saying its restrictions on day care facilities make it illegal for her to keep a gun in her house for self-defense.

Jennifer Miller's lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for central Illinois ...

Facebook hate speech, censorship policies upset both sides
by Ben Wolfgang
22 Apr 2018 at 7:10pm

Under more scrutiny than ever, Facebook finds itself caught in a no-man's land between activists who say it needs to adopt much stricter definitions governing hate speech and critics on the right who feel the social media giant is censoring conservative voices.

The company's policy now largely depends on humans ...

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum opens exhibition on American response to Nazism
by Julia Airey
22 Apr 2018 at 5:12pm

A new exhibit opens Monday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to mark its 25th anniversary, focusing on Americans' response to Nazism and Jewish refugees.

"Americans and the Holocaust" features a wall covered by the raft of documents Jews needed to obtain to the United States, examples of how anti-Semitic ...

Abortion laws get court challenge in states that close clinics
by Alex Swoyer
22 Apr 2018 at 4:14pm

For 38 years, EMW Women's Surgical Center has been performing abortions in Louisville, Kentucky.

It's now the last abortion provider in the state, and it's fighting to keep its doors open and to prevent Kentucky from becoming the first state in the nation without an abortion option.

The administration of ...

Travis Reinking, Waffle House shooting suspect, arrested by Secret Service la...
22 Apr 2018 at 3:37pm

Authorities say the suspect in a deadly shooting at a restaurant in Nashville was arrested last year by the U.S. Secret Service for being in a restricted area near the White House.

Metro Nashville Police Department spokesman Don Aaron said 29-year-old Travis Reinking's firearms authorization was then revoked at the ...

James Shaw Jr. 'saved many lives' in Waffle House shooting, police say
22 Apr 2018 at 1:22pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the gunman's weapon away.

Witness Chuck ...

Jonathan Benko hit by truck, killed during El Paso student walkout to protest...
22 Apr 2018 at 12:37pm

EL PASO, Texas — No charges have been filed in the death of an 11-year-old boy struck by a pickup truck in El Paso during a school-organized walkout to protest gun violence.

El Paso police spokesman Darrel Petry said Sunday that the investigation into Jonathan Benko's death continues. But no ...

Mitt Romney won't commit to supporting Donald Trump in 2020
22 Apr 2018 at 11:44am

Mitt Romney won't say whether he will support President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020.

The former Republican presidential nominee told reporters Saturday that he wants to see what the field of candidates looks like before making any commitment.

"In terms of what happens in 2020, we're going to wait ...

Bob Corker: Hard to 'charm' North Korea out of nuclear ambitions
by Tom Howell Jr.
22 Apr 2018 at 11:20am

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee said Sunday it is unrealistic to think the U.S. can "charm" North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un into giving up his nuclear ambitions.

"He views having deliverable nuclear weapons as his ticket to dying as an old man in his bed," the Republican told ABC's This ...

Susan Collins chides James Comey for book tour amid Robert Mueller probe
by Tom Howell Jr.
22 Apr 2018 at 11:03am

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine criticized former FBI Director James Comey for launching a book tour while Special Counsel Robert Mueller is still investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign.

"I cannot imagine why an FBI Director would seek to essentially cash in on a book when the investigation is ...

Donald Trump blasts 'Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd' over North Korea talks
by S.A. Miller
22 Apr 2018 at 10:53am

President Trump on Sunday rebuked NBC News' Chuck Todd for criticizing the president's plans for face-to-face talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Mr. Trump said his foreign policy on North Korea was already paying off.

"Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd of Fake News NBC just stated that we have given ...

Marc Short says Trump has 'no intention' of firing Robert Mueller, Rod Rosens...
by Tom Howell Jr.
22 Apr 2018 at 10:42am

White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short said Sunday President Trump doesn't plan to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Special Counsel Robert Mueller, despite frustrations with the length and scope of the probe into alleged Russian meddling.

He also said the media should cool it with questions about ...

Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center accused of honoring patients'...
22 Apr 2018 at 10:37am

ZEELAND, Mich. — A health care center in western Michigan is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers.

Six black certified nursing assistants filed a lawsuit April 11 against Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, where they all work or formerly worked. The Zeeland facility offers memory care, ...

Colin Kaepernick: 'Racialized oppression' woven into 'very fabric' of U.S.
by Mike Corder
22 Apr 2018 at 10:21am

AMSTERDAM — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job.

Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented Kaepernick with the award during a ...

Great Hearts Monte Vista charter school teacher asks students to list positiv...
22 Apr 2018 at 10:09am

SAN ANTONIO — A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

The Great Hearts Monte Vista teacher who distributed the worksheet titled "The Life of Slaves: A Balanced View" was ... Live Bookmark
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