Authorities: New bombing reported at Austin Goodwill store

Austin Bombings

Emergency teams were responding Tuesday night to another reported explosion in Texas’ capital...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2018. There are 282 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 24, 1958, Elvis Presley was inducted into the U.S. Army at the draft board in Memphis, Tennessee, before boarding a bus for Fort Chaffee, Arkansas....


Survivor marks 6 minutes of strength and silence at rally

Student Gun Protests

Chin high and tears streaming, Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez stood silent in front of thousands gathered for the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington, D.C. She continued to stand silently as a few crowd members shouted out support. She remained silent as tentative chants broke...


Congressman: Bombing suspect called himself a 'psychopath'

ADDITION Austin Bombings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The suspected Austin bomber called himself a “psychopath” in a recorded confession and said he felt no remorse for deadly explosions that killed two people and terrorized the city, a U.S. congressman said Saturday. Investigators are still looking into what motivated 23-year-old...


Trump may expel Russian diplomats in response to poisoning in Britain, officials say

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. U.S. and European officials said Saturday that President Donald Trump is close to expelling 20 or more Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. The move, which could prompt a new wave of retaliatory expulsions of U.S....


A father gets 60 years in prison for trying to sell his daughter for sex. She was 4.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A Wisconsin man who authorities said posted an advertisement on Craigslist to sell his then-4-year-old daughter for sex has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Andrew James Turley was sentenced Friday after a jury in Harris County, Texas, convicted him of...


His anti-Semitic remarks touched off an international reaction. But at home, D.C.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - District of Columbia Council member Trayon White Sr. recently volunteered a theory to explain why his community on Washington’s eastern edge and other African-American neighborhoods across the country have suffered. “Historically, there was an era where...


The GOP platform's ruling plank: Trumpism

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Over just a few days last week, the essence of Trumpism was on global display: The president ignored his advisers by congratulating Vladimir Putin, took the first steps toward imposing tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods and signed a huge $1.3 trillion...


'Enough is enough!' Students demand action on gun violence in nation's capital

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the nation’s capital and cities across the country Saturday to demand action against gun violence, vividly displaying the strength of the political movement led by survivors of a school massacre in...


Did the US kill a negotiating partner or a fervent foe?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. In the spring of 2016 senior officials at the White House learned that the head of the Taliban had turned up in Dubai for a few days of shopping and fundraising. The appearance of Akhtar Mohammad Mansour roaming freely in the commercial capital of the Middle East...


T-minus one week until China's space lab crashes to Earth. Here's what it will look like.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. When Tiangong-1 rocketed into the sky in 2011, optimists hoped the space station - literal translation: “heavenly palace” - would be a model for a permanent fixture among the stars, a space laboratory that was among humankind’s first footsteps in the Cosmos. So, when...

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