A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

President Donald Trump has elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against special counsel...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 21, the 80th day of 2018. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 21, 1918, during World War I, Germany launched its Spring Offensive on the Western Front, hoping to break through the Allied lines before American...


"Snacks" Norvell fires up low-key Gonzaga

NCAA-Gonzaga-Norvell Rise Basketball

Zach Norvell Jr. earned the nickname “Snacks” for his affinity for candy and chocolate. Gonzaga’s coaches picked up on it when Norvell’s father used the moniker during a visit, so Snacks followed the shooting guard to Spokane. Now Norvell is gobbling up opponents in the NCAA Tournament. Gregarious...


Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast

Austin Bombings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new leads as their attention shifted to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded and the discovery of another, unexploded bomb...


Bombings send chill through hipster city of Austin

Austin Bombings Why Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Suddenly, the “Keep Austin Weird” slogan doesn’t feel so fun anymore. The beloved local motto — repeated with equal pride by college students, self-proclaimed slackers, 20-something tech hotshots and high-priced lobbyists — isn’t supposed to apply to something as sinister as...


Complaint: 2 officers 'spooked' before 911 caller is shot

Police Shooting Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. Officer Mohamed Noor turned himself in after a warrant was...


Democratic congressman holds narrow lead, GOP governor hangs on

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Democratic Rep. Daniel Lipinski, a seven-term congressman often at odds with his party on social issues, held a razor-thin lead over his liberal challenger in the Illinois primary Tuesday night in a test of the establishment’s strength against insurgents. With 93...


Accuser's case against Trump moves forward

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A judge ruled Tuesday that a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump may proceed, potentially allowing her lawyers to begin collecting evidence to support her claim that he forcibly kissed and groped her years ago. The...


GOP governor, Democratic congressman hold narrow leads against ideological insurgents

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Republican governor of Illinois and a seven-term Democratic congressman held narrow leads Tuesday night in primaries that tested the strength of the political establishment to beat back ideological insurgents. First-term Gov. Bruce Rauner was locked in a tough...


Republican National Committee spent big at Trump properties in February, filings show

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Republican National Committee spent roughly $271,000 at President Donald Trump’s private businesses in February, according to new documents filed Tuesday evening. The majority of the RNC’s expenses at Trump’s private properties last month paid for venue rental and...


New documents show nearly $68,000 in recent premium flights, hotel stays for EPA's Pruitt

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency turned over documents to Congress late Tuesday detailing nearly $68,000 in newly disclosed travel costs for Administrator Scott Pruitt during the past seven months. The records, which came at the request of House...

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