'It's pretty foolish behavior:' Teens daring each other to eat Tide pods

Birth Of A Product

Videos circulating on social media are showing kids biting into brightly colored liquid laundry...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr.,...


Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'

Analysis Palestinians Abbas Q&A-4

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in a pugnacious speech — a very public break with the 82-year-old’s long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington’s goodwill as the...


Concept cars from Japan automakers offer glimpse into future

Auto Show Concept Cars

DETROIT (AP) — Japanese vehicle brands are exploring new design ideas — and figuring out what sets them apart from their U.S. and European rivals — with new prototype vehicles. Nissan, Infiniti and Lexus are all unveiling new concept cars at the Detroit auto show, which opens to the public Saturday....


California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Shackled Children-2

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. Inside, it was a veritable torture chamber for 13 siblings who lived with their parents, police said. The couple who owned the home purchased it new in 2014 and soon arrived in the rapidly growing...


The Latest: Officiant: Captive kids, parents seemed normal

Shackled Children

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Elvis impersonator who officiated three wedding vow renewal ceremonies for two California parents accused of malnourishing and torturing their children says nothing seemed amiss...


Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Landslide Washington State

UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. People in Washington are especially wary of...


Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort likely to face trial no sooner than September, judge

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will face trial no sooner than September, the judge hearing his case indicated after an hour-long hearing Tuesday in which prosecutors and defense attorneys sparred over his continuing house arrest and a separate...


Adult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. An adult-film star who was reportedly paid to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Donald Trump a decade before he became president spoke to a journalist because she feared he would not pay up, according to a new account. Stephanie Clifford, whose...


Young Virginia GOP leader quits party over Trump's tweets

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A member of a group of millennial Virginia Republican leaders being groomed as eventual candidates quit the party Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s “appalling comments” about Haitian immigrants and a nativist streak in the state. Kyle McDaniel, 28, served on...


More than 20 states are suing the FCC over its net neutrality decision

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia filed the first major lawsuit Tuesday to block the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. Those rules had prohibited Internet providers from slowing down or blocking websites. New York...

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