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On Day 2 of shutdown, Trump suggests ‘nuclear option’ in Senate
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
A now-familiar partisan ritual takes on new meaning in Trump era
The deadlock is happening as — and because — the two parties are in the process of reorienting themselves in ways their top strategists once warned against.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Sen. Schumer offered Trump something Democrats hate in return for something the GOP broadly likes
The minority leader’s offer of border wall funding for action to protect those covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a weird trade — but many Democrats might agree to it.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
American Forces Network is ‘essential,’ which means troops can watch today’s NFL title games
Key personnel for the TV and radio broadcasts were to be furloughed, but the Defense Department said AFN is an “operational necessity.” And football is just part of the programming.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
House speaker adds pressure on Senate to accept spending bill and end standoff
President Trump wants the Senate to change its rules so a simple majority can pass a deal, and House Speaker Paul Ryan said the House is ready to accept a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
@PKCapitol: House GOP shows an unusually united front
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Shutdown could hurt Democrats seeking reelection in Trump states
Some Democrats concede that the stalemate — if it is seen as a fight over immigration — holds risks for vulnerable senators, even if they voted to keep the government open. Sen. Robert Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania faces a likely GOP opponent who claimed that the Democrat “put illegal immigrants over health insurance for our kids.”
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
‘Chain migration’ vs. ‘family reunification’: Tensions flare over immigration language
Starkly different terms used by conservatives and liberals show why it’s so hard for Washington to agree on major policy changes for an issue that was key in the impasse that led to the shutdown.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
What happens when a party becomes unmoored from the American creed
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
The damage Trump has done, documented
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Visit some national parks, Trump — and hurry
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Who’s worthy of immigrating here? We may never decide.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
This 24-year-old is an emblem of the White House’s recklessness
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Are D.C. public schools cooking the books?
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
FBI did not save officials’ texts during key time for Trump probe, senator says
The five-month gap ended the same day Robert Mueller III was appointed special counsel over the Russia investigation, according to a letter sent from Sen. Ron Johnson — chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee — to FBI Director Christopher Wray.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Jordan’s king delivers pointed public remarks to Pence over Jerusalem decision
The vice president’s tour of the region is partly aimed at smoothing over relations with U.S. allies after the controversial White House decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Trump’s 24-year-old drug policy appointee had been dismissed from a law firm after he ‘just didn’t show’
Taylor Weyeneth, who is deputy chief of staff at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, submitted a résumé with errors, including how long he worked at a New York firm, a partner there said.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Taliban assault on international hotel in Kabul leaves at least 18 dead, officials say
At least 14 foreigners were among the victims during a 13-hour overnight siege, and all five attackers were killed after a sustained gun battle.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
SNL revisits Trump’s cognitive test results and asks, ‘How broke that brain?’
The “Saturday Night Live” cold open this week joked about the government shutdown, the results of President Trump's physical exam and Stormy Daniels.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Stormy Daniels, star of the latest Trump sideshow, took her act to a strip club. It was a scene.
“It’s crazy how one moment can overshadow 15 years of work,” said the adult-film actress, who claimed to have slept with Donald Trump not long after he married Melania.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Inside the theater of Moscow's metro
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Everything you need to know about a government shutdown
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
What closes when the government shuts down
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Never-before-seen photos behind the scenes at the first Women’s March in 2017
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Here are 18 of the week’s best photos
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
As women march a year after Trump's election, his approval with some men grows
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Evangelicals continue to apply moral relativism in dealing with Trump, but at what cost?
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Trump launches new round of partisan attacks as government shutdown enters Day 2
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
On the success Trump cares about most, more people still give Obama the credit
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Billionaire couple from Toronto was murdered by multiple people, private investigators say
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Jordan’s king delivers pointed public remarks to Pence in wake of Jerusalem decision
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
FBI did not save officials’ texts during key period in Trump probe, senator says
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Kabul hotel attack leaves 18 dead, but toll could climb higher
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school. They were laced with marijuana.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
At national parks, the confusing reality of the government shutdown’s first day
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Clad in pink and vowing to vote, activists around the globe flood streets for another Women's March
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
A woman called the ‘serial stowaway’ sneaked past airport security — again — and flew to London
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
How Puerto Ricans fit into an increasingly anti-immigrant U.S.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Alternate realities: Trump illustrated from the right
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Alternate realities: Trump illustrated from the left
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Trump is almost right. He’ll get ‘95 percent’ of black voters — voting against him.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Metro has again fallen short of its goal for hiring diverse contractors
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Human foot found in Fairfax County backyard
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Ice-melting Saturday warmth would have been normal: in April!
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Man slain in Southeast Washington Saturday afternoon
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
NFL championship games: Tom Brady, with 10 stitches and a bandage, leads Patriots to early lead over Jaguars
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
NFL championship games: Tom Brady, with 10 stitches and a bandage, leads Patriots to early lead over Jaguars
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Tom Brady warms up with bandage on his throwing hand ahead of AFC championship game
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
We need to pay less attention to officiating in sports, not more
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
SNL revisits Trump’s cognitive test results and asks, ‘How broke that brain?’
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
These are the 5 recipes our readers loved most this week
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
6 household tips for stopping the spread of cold and flu germs
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Carolyn Hax: My sister can date whomever she likes. Except him. Or him. Or him.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
The American Indian museum comes of age by tackling this country’s lies
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
The anti-Hitler resistance has one chance to avoid war in Robert Harris’s ‘Munich’
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
The NFL’s best touchdown celebrations of the season — as picked by a theater critic
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
A ticket for a bumpy ride to Eastern Europe is all this play offers
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Twitter to tell 677,000 users they were had by the Russians. Some signs show the problem continues.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
In the crowd at Trump’s inauguration, members of Russia’s elite anticipated a thaw between Moscow and Washington
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Twitter to tell 677,000 users they were had by the Russians. Some signs show the problem continues.
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Poll finds public optimistic about the economy, critical of Trump, split on issues
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
The toxic practice fueling the fierce competition over Amazon's second headquarters
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Economics may not be driving corporate generosity
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Now another shutdown as some feds wait to be fully paid from the last one
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
OMB tells federal agencies to prepare for shutdown
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Trump's disruption of government could aid top federal employees, survey says
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Q&A for federal workers: Annuity calculation
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Paul Bocuse, French chef who popularized nouvelle cuisine movement, dies at 91
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Dorothy Malone, Oscar-winning actress known for alluring roles, dies at 92
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Bradford Dillman, multifaceted and prolific actor of stage and screen, dies at 87
01/21/2018 08:38 PM
Paul Booth, labor leader and antiwar activist, dies at 74
01/21/2018 08:38 PM