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 2020-02-28 23:57 

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D.C. mayor, police chief want to keep untraceable 'ghost guns' out of District...

The number of ghost guns seized by police in the District has surged. Police said those firearms have been used in four homicides....

 2020-02-28 23:54 

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Former Mexico security official denied bail in bribery case...

A federal magistrate judge has denied bail to a former top security official in Mexico accused of taking tens of millions of dollars in bribes to protect the Sinaloa cartel...

 2020-02-28 23:49 

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Q&A: Barbara Sallick of Waterworks on Ideas for Your Perfect Kitchens...

The Washington Post hosts a live chat on home and design every week....

 2020-02-28 23:47 

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Maryland schools superintendent gets raise to $315,000...

Jack Smith, leader of the Montgomery County school system, signs for next four years....

 2020-02-28 23:44 

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'Lone wolf' broke news of the Milwaukee gunman's identity...

When a local newspaper reported the identity of the gunman in Milwaukee's mass shooting, it came many hours after that news was broken on Twitter by an unemployed and formerly imprisoned journalist working from his bedroom in California...

 2020-02-28 23:33 

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Americans are canceling their domestic travel over coronavirus fears...

Hotels around the country have begun reporting a rise in group cancellations. Airlines, meanwhile, are doing away with cancellation fees as jittery travelers rethink their plans....

 2020-02-28 23:10 

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National Digest: 13 suspected migrants rescued off coast of Del Mar, Calif....

A roundup of news from across the nation....

 2020-02-28 23:09 

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Local digest: Syringe used in attack on woman in Md. contained semen, police said...

A roundup of news from the Washington region....

 2020-02-28 23:09 

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Utah advances plan to remove felony status for polygamy...

Polygamy wouldn't be a felony crime in Utah for the first time in 85 years under a bill that passed the Legislature and appears to be supported by the governor...

 2020-02-28 22:58 

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U.S. Raises Italy Travel Advisory; Rate Cut Eyed: Virus Update...

The U.S. raised its travel advisory for Italy, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank is prepared to cut interest rates. Amazon.com Inc. warned workers about travel and Google can...

 2020-02-28 22:49 

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Why Curbing Travel Is No Cure-All for the Coronavirus...

It's no doubt tempting, in the face of a scary new virus, to shut borders and halt travel. With cases of the pneumonia-like Covid-19 illness topping 80,000 in dozens of countries, governments and companies are considering or have already implemented t...

 2020-02-28 22:47 

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Trump pushing for three-way arms control with Russia, China...

The Trump administration says it told Moscow this week that the U.S. is open to holding a summit with other permanent members of the United Nations Security Council in hopes of pushing for a three-way arms control pact with Russia and China...

 2020-02-28 22:45 

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Trump picks Ratcliffe to be top intelligence official again...

President Donald Trump has picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, overseeing the 17 U.S. spy agencies that the president has repeatedly scorned...

 2020-02-28 22:45 

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Guatemalan prosecutors seek to question former first lady...

Guatemalan prosecutors are seeking to summon former first lady Patricia Marroqun de Morales for questioning in connection with possible fraud...

 2020-02-28 22:36 

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Bill allows new birth certificate for transgender people...

The Virginia legislature recently passed a bill that will allow transgender individuals to receive a new birth certificate, something advocates said will help transgender people acquire documentation in alignment with their identity...

 2020-02-28 22:35 

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Germany Boosts Border Checks; Google Scraps Event: Virus Update...

Germany said it would intensify health checks for people coming into the country. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. central bank is prepared to cut interest rates. Amazon.com Inc. warned workers about travel, and Google canceled a confe...

 2020-02-28 22:30 

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Trump nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be nation's top intelligence official...

Trump nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be nation's top intelligence official...

 2020-02-28 22:28 

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Business Highlights...

Business Highlights: A summary of the day's top stories in the business world...

 2020-02-28 22:27 

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'THE. Nina. Turner.' Bernie Sanders's most visible and passionate surrogate is helping him connect with black voters...

Her tactics include fiery rally speeches and quiet conversations with officials and voters as she works to reverse Sanders's poor 2016 results among African American voters....

 2020-02-28 22:26 

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Disney just named a new chief executive. He'll face challenges Bob Iger never imagined....

Disney has lived a charmed life for the past 10 years. But there may be trouble on the horizon....

 2020-02-28 22:25 

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Maryland lawmaker wants youth educated on risk of gambling...

A Maryland bill that would allow lessons on the risks associated with gambling — including addiction prevention — to be added to the high school health curriculum passed in the state Senate on Feb. 21...

 2020-02-28 22:21 

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Cyprus says Turkey deliberately sent it migrants for months...

Cyprus' interior minister has accused Turkey of deliberately channeling migrants for months to the ethnically-divided island's Greek Cypriot south to alter the composition of its population...

 2020-02-28 22:16 

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Harley-Davidson CEO to leave struggling motorcycle maker...

Harley-Davidson's CEO is leaving the struggling motorcycle maker...

 2020-02-28 22:14 

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Bill would charge youths as adults for attempted carjacking...

Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would add attempted carjacking and attempted armed carjacking to the list of offenses that juveniles at least 16 years of age can be charged with as adults...

 2020-02-28 22:12 

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The Latest: Confusion in immigration courts after ruling...

A federal court's ruling that temporarily blocks the Trump administration's policy forcing asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico has produced confusion in some immigration courtrooms. An immigration judge in San Diego delayed a final hearing on a Hondu...

 2020-02-28 22:12 

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Trump heads to South Carolina before Democratic primary...

President Donald Trump will look to energize supporters and upstage his Democratic challengers on the eve of South Carolina's presidential primary and in the midst of fears over the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-02-28 22:12 

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Did Trump win in 2016 because people are bad at probability?...

A new study suggests a link between an inflated sense of likely victory and a decrease in motivation to vote....

 2020-02-28 22:10 

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2 charged in attack on Spanish-speaking woman, daughter...

Prosecutors in Boston have charged two women with attacking a mother and daughter for speaking Spanish in public...

 2020-02-28 22:10 

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Missouri man charged with murder in wife's presumed death...

A grand jury has indicted a Missouri man on first-degree murder and other charges in the disappearance of his Chinese wife, who has been missing since October and is presumed dead...

 2020-02-28 22:06 

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It's 'America vs. Socialism' as the CPAC conference previews Trump's reelection strategy...

Thousands of Republican faithful met outside Washington in the first big conservative to-do of 2020...

 2020-02-28 22:04 

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Former White House counsel Don McGahn does not have to testify to House, appeals court finds...

House Democrats asked the court to enforce Congressional subpoena...

 2020-02-28 22:02 

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Biden hopes S Carolina win could propel him to Super Tuesday...

Joe Biden is confident that he is poised for victory in Saturday's first-in-the-South primary, just weeks after his third presidential campaign left New Hampshire badly wounded and close to broke...

 2020-02-28 22:02 

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Court won't order former WH counsel to testify before House...

In a setback for Democrats in Congress, a federal appeals court has ruled that judges have no role to play in the subpoena fight between the House of Representatives and the Trump administration over the testimony of high-ranking officials...

 2020-02-28 22:00 

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Maryland lawmaker wants youth educated on risk of gambling...

A Maryland bill that would allow lessons on the risks associated with gambling — including addiction prevention — to be added to the high school health curriculum passed in the state Senate on Feb. 21...

 2020-02-28 21:57 

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Ex-bus driver gets jail time for assaulting disabled student...

A Mississippi judge has sentenced a former school bus driver to prison for assaulting a disabled student...

 2020-02-28 21:55 

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America Ferrera to depart NBC comedy 'Superstore'...

"Superstore" is losing its manager — star America Ferrera says she's departing the NBC sitcom after its current season...

 2020-02-28 21:55 

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New science panel formed to deal with infectious diseases...

The White House and the National Academy of Sciences are establishing a committee of experts on infectious diseases to build on the Trump administration's efforts to confront the new coronavirus threat...

 2020-02-28 21:53 

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday...

Wall Street closed out the worst week for stocks since October 2008 Friday with more heavy selling, though a last-minute flurry of buying kept the market from another steep plunge...

 2020-02-28 21:50 

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Federal appeals court won't order former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before Congress; dismisses case...

Federal appeals court won't order former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before Congress; dismisses case...

 2020-02-28 21:49 

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Carolyn Hax Live...

Advice Columnist Carolyn Hax takes your questions and tackles your problems....

 2020-02-28 21:48 

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Navy's newest Virginia-class submarines are expected to be 10 to 15 months late...

A roundup of business news from around the world....

 2020-02-28 21:44 

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States to get virus testing kits as White House urges calm...

Federal health officials say they're scrambling to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, and President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser is urging Americans not to overreact to plunging financial markets...

 2020-02-28 21:39 

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Trump tries to shift blame as virus outbreak rattles markets...

As global markets plunge amid growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump and his allies are returning to a familiar playbook and blaming others for the slide...

 2020-02-28 21:39 

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In Virginia, a push to save country's 'cleanest coal plant'...

Officials from southwest Virginia have mounted a huge push to oppose the possible early closure of one of the country's newest coal plants...

 2020-02-28 21:38 

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US, Taliban set peace signing for America's longest war...

America's longest war may finally be nearing an end...

 2020-02-28 21:36 

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Dad gets 72 years in death of boy found encased in concrete...

The father of a 7-year-old boy whose body was found encased in concrete in a Denver storage unit in 2018 has been sentenced to 72 years in prison...

 2020-02-28 21:29 

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Man gets 32 months for phony document in Cosby-linked case...

A Maryland man was sentenced Friday to 32 months in prison for filing a phony document in a lawsuit linked to the Bill Cosby sex assault case...

 2020-02-28 21:28 

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Lizzo countersued by songwriters who say their work inspired 'Truth Hurts'...

Justin and Jeremiah Raisen say Lizzo's "Truth Hurts" was heavily inspired by an unreleased track that they worked on together....

 2020-02-28 21:26 

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FBI surveillance tools at risk amid bipartisan opposition...

Surveillance authorities used by the FBI to fight terrorism could expire next month as both Democrats and Republicans concerned about overreach have complicated their renewal...

 2020-02-28 21:24 

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Beyond Meat, Dell fall; 3M, Forty Seven rise...

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Beyond Meat, Dell fall; 3M, Forty Seven rise...

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