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Women's March 2018: Year-old 'resistance' now aims for the ballot box

Trump One Year The Resistance

One year after the self-styled 'resistance' first made its mark with the women's marches that drew...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of “I Love Lucy” in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky. (By coincidence,...


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The Washington region knows how a shutdown feels. And it's not good.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Washington-area residents and elected officials tried to prepare Friday for the effects of a federal government shutdown, a familiar possibility that keeps thousands of residents from being paid, costs contractors serious money and leaves restaurants and...


World

The Latest: Flat tire forces pope to switch cars in Lima

Peru Pope

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Peru (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The pope may be infallible, but apparently he’s not immune to flat tires. Francis had to change cars en route to Lima from the airport on Friday after the Fiat 500 he was riding in got a flat....


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Va. woman pleads guilty in death of son found in her car

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman whose son’s remains were found in the trunk of her car more than 10 years after he was last seen alive pleaded guilty Friday in his death. Tonya Slaton, 46, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in Hampton Circuit Court, records show. Slaton had previously...


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Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Shackled Children

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — They are safe for now and, according to authorities, they are relieved. But the 13 children, aged 2 to 29, rescued from what was described as nothing less than a torture chamber will have years of therapy ahead, experts say, as they learn to live in a world that, until a...


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Experts: Shackled children face long road to recovery

Shackled Children

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the torture and abuse case against the parents of 13 children and young adults in California (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Psychological experts say 13 children rescued from a California home that’s been described as nothing less than a torture chamber will...


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Las Vegas police say motive for shooting rampage still elusive

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Authorities have not yet found a motive for the October 2017 Las Vegas massacre but have concluded there is no evidence of any political or ideological radicalization that would explain why Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival from a 32nd floor...


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With Merkel's fate in the balance, would-be partners prepare to vote in Germany

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. BERLIN - Germany’s long and tortuous path to a new government could hit yet another obstacle Sunday. Four months after the nation’s voters delivered a muddled message, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s would-be coalition partners will cast ballots on a contentious question...


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Mattis unveils new strategy focused on Russia and China, takes Congress to task for

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The United States must build up its military to prepare for the possibility of conflict with Russia and China, according to a new Pentagon strategy released Friday by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as he took Congress to task on the eve of a potential...


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Trump to meet with British prime minister next week in Swiss Alps

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump plans to meet next week with British Prime Minister Theresa May on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the White House announced Friday. “President Trump looks forward to having a bilateral meeting with...


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