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HOUSTON — As Houston braced for more rain and rescues, officials started releasing more water from reservoirs overwhelmed by Harvey early Monday, even though the move aimed at protecting the city's downtown could make already devastating … more
A 23-year-old Oklahoma man has been arrested after he tried to blow up a bank in downtown Oklahoma City using a vehicle bomb similar to the one that destroyed the federal building there in 1995, federal officials said Monday.The man, Jerry Drake … more
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — White House officials, under siege over President Donald Trump's reluctance to condemn white supremacists for the weekend's bloody rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, tried to clarify his comments Sunday, as critics in … more
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Brittany Caine-Conley, a minister in training at Sojourners United Church of Christ, arrived in downtown Charlottesville Saturday morning expecting that there might be violence. She did not expect things to get out of … more
WASHINGTON — In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift in Afghanistan" as he promoted a war strategy that would expand the U.S. counterterrorism effort and provide greater support to … more
WASHINGTON — Actions by the Trump administration are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many people, according to a nonpartisan study.The analysis released Thursday by the Kaiser … more
Can the courts fix climate change?Several groups and individuals around the United States have gone to court to try to do what the Trump administration has so far declined to do: confront the causes and effects of global warming.In California, two … more
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday distanced herself from her comment earlier this year about the nation's historically black colleges and universities being pioneers of school choice, saying that in the past "there were … more
Christopher Ingraham(c) 2017, The Washington PostOn Saturday an "improvised explosive device" was detonated in a Minneapolis-area mosque in what Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton denounced as a "dastardly, cowardly" hate crime.It's just the latest case … more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump rebuked his own party's Senate leader on Wednesday for the collapse of the Republican push to repeal and replace the Obama health care law, using Twitter to demand of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, … more
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