Obama civil rights head to run Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - The Obama administration official who headed the Justice Department's civil rights division will become the first woman to run the nation's largest civil...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

After the London attack, a 'wonderful tribute' went viral; turns out, it's fake

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.One day after a deadly attack in central London, Britain's prime minister went to the House of Commons to give a statement. While she was there, an elected official...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?'

As Virginia and its public utilities cope with coal ash lying along state waterways, tons more of the industrial byproduct is being shipped into the state

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

British actress Emma Thompson turns down Trump offer

British actress Emma Thompson says she once turned down an offer by Donald Trump to stay at the Trump Towers, years before he became the U.S. president

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Border Patrol union takes center stage under Trump

The union representing US Border Patrol agents was an early, outspoken supporter of Donald Trump's presidential bid

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Another baby expected as Sweden royal family expands

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia are execting their second child

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Fires near Colorado Springs homeless camps likely accidental

Fire officials say a string of fires near Colorado Springs homeless camps in recent weeks can likely be attributed to a lack of education, not malice

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

An even bigger challenge if health-care reform emerges from House: The Senate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - Even if the House approves a GOP effort this week to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act, the work of persuading the Senate to do the...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

What we know about the victims of the London terrorist attack

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Constable Keith Palmer was unarmed and at his normal post outside Parliament. Like many of his fellow officers in the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Squad, he...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

McAuliffe is about to break Virginia veto record

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.RICHMOND, Va. - Gov. Terry McAuliffe is poised to veto more bills than any governor in Virginia history, a testament to the ideological gap between the Democratic...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

GOP health-care plan hangs in balance as House leaders push for Thursday floor vote

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - The Republican health-care overhaul faces its greatest test ever Thursday as President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., work feverishly to...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press

The Daily 202: Fresh evidence Trump's Russia headaches are not going away

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The drip, drip, drip of damaging Russia revelations continues, as White House efforts to change the narrative backfire.-- CNN reported late Wednesday that the FBI has...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated press