NEW YORK — As a child, he believed the camp to be a magical oasis, where mythical dinosaurs prowled the woods at night. A native of Los Angeles, he marveled at the “flying exotica” of dragonflies, the
House Democrats are hoping Robert S. Mueller III illuminates potential obstruction of justice by President Trump and gives credence to their claim of an unlawful president for millions of Americans who
Boris Johnson, Britain’s probable next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power - Washington
LONDON — Boris Johnson, the far-ahead front-runner to become Britain’s prime minister this week, waved a vacuum-packed fish over his head and railed at the European Union. A kipper smoker on the Isle Man,
Domino’s sells more than 2.5 million pizzas every day, and the company says it offers at least 15 ways to order one. But Guillermo Robles, who is blind, said neither the company’s website nor its mobile
The origin, evolution and astonishing scale of America’s catastrophic opioid epidemic just got a lot clearer. The drug industry — the pill manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers — found it profitable
President Trump’s own top aides didn’t think he fully understood what he had done last Sunday, when he fired off a trio of racist tweets before a trip to his golf course. After he returned to the White
Bakersfield, once the butt of jokes, is booming. So are many other inland California cities. - The Washington Post
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — For this pass-through city, long a favorite target for jokes from late-night comedians, the small stuff turns out not to be small at all. Highway 99 races through almond groves and
The suit is your safety. So, even though I looked ridiculous in it, I didn’t mind putting on the bulky white jumpsuit, a wide-brimmed, veiled hat and elbow-length gloves. The box was heavier than I expected.
Low Uber rating: What happens when rideshare drivers think you're a 'Ridezilla' - The Washington Post
When Stephen Rowe would drive for Uber, he would try to accommodate his passengers. But the Evian Lady was just too much. “Oh, my God!” Rowe remembers the woman crying from the back seat. He had just her
Home elevators have killed and injured kids for decades. Safety regulators won’t order a simple fix.
It was lunchtime when 2 1 /2-year-old Fletcher Hartz opened the door to the elevator at his grandparents’ home in Little Rock. His mother, Nicole Hartz, stood a few feet away in the kitchen making peanut
President Trump retweeted a far-right British commentator Saturday morning who suggested “send her back!” is the 2020 version of “lock her up!” The president, who spent Saturday morning retweeting people
The second Democratic presidential debate will take place in just over a week, this time in Detroit. After what transpired in Miami, almost every candidate has something to prove. CNN, which will host
PALM BEACH, Fla. — In 2008, a supervisor at the county jail here alerted staff members to the needs of an inmate serving an 18-month sentence for sex crimes involving a minor. Jeffrey Epstein, he wrote
Back then, in the ’60s , rocket scientists were the badass dudes of innovation. Just the title was about the highest brainiac accolade that could be conferred. As in, he’s smart, but he’s no rocket scientist.
The helmet was designed to be tight fitting so that if the astronaut moved his head, the communications equipment inside the helmet would move with him. This suit could be from any country, really. You
For the first time, a database maintained by the Drug Enforcement Administration that tracks the path of every single pain pill sold in the United States — by manufacturers and distributors to pharmacies
In May 2008, as the opioid epidemic was raging in America, a representative of the nation’s largest manufacturer of opioid pain pills sent an email to a client at a wholesale drug distributor in Ohio.
Eugene Scalia has defended Wall Street, Walmart and SeaWorld. Now he’s Trump’s pick for labor secretary.
When a court ruled that blackjack and other card dealers at Steve Wynn’s Las Vegas resorts did not have to share their tips with supervisors, the casino turned to a renowned corporate attorney in Washington:
Two years ago, the director of the National Institutes of Health hailed genetic research from Emory University as a promising advance in the quest to treat Huntington’s disease, a devastating neurological
Trump tells aides to look for big spending cuts in second-term, seeding confusion about budget priorities
President Trump has instructed aides to prepare for sweeping budget cuts if he wins a second term in the White House, five people briefed on the discussions said, a move that would dramatically reverse
Before you order some KFC Cheetos chicken, know this: The sauce is the shade of orange that cartoons use for toxic waste. It is also the shade of orange that can be real-life toxic waste, if you happened
My favorite things to do when I was a kid were to pick up worms and watch ants. I also really love using a blowtorch. When my husband goes out of town, my idea of a great chick flick is “Con Air.” I don’t
"Peaky Blinders" is a gangster show set in England a century ago. Think flat caps, suit vests, bony little pistols. Horses, I think? Honestly, I only saw like 20 minutes of the first episode. But Tim a
KIELCE, Poland— Upbeat ’80s pop music accompanied about 1,000 rainbow-draped activists as they embarked on this city’s first LGBT rights march, on July 13. But the music could barely drown out the boos
If you were to take the test to become a U.S. citizen tomorrow, you might be asked to name one of five U.S. territories, or two of the rights contained in the Declaration of Independence, or to provide
A day after distancing himself from hostile chant, Trump criticizes media for its coverage of his rally - The Washington
President Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as un-American.
Trump’s presidency may be making some people sick, a growing number of studies suggest. Researchers have begun to identify correlations between Trump’s election and worsening cardiovascular health, sleep