World News | Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 21, 2017
Though Ivanka Trump lacks a formal White House job, the president's older daughter is moving into her own West Wing office, an administration spokesperson said - a move that increases her profile as an influential, though unofficial, adviser to her father.
World News | Petula Dvorak, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 21, 2017
He's been called lots of things: chief, deputy chief, officer, husband, son, dad, immigrant, American. But none of those titles mattered when Hassan Aden landed on U.S. soil earlier this month in Trump's America. All that mattered was that his name is Hassan. And that, apparently, was enough for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers to questi...
Health | Sandra G. Boodman, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 21, 2017
He agreed that something was seriously wrong with her breathing and sent her down the hall for another round of lung function tests, which were normal. He then placed his stethoscope on Hull's throat, not over her lungs. When she breathed, she recalled, he "recoiled, with a scared look on his face."
World News | Lori Aratani, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 21, 2017
Passengers traveling to the U.S. from certain countries will no longer be allowed to carry their laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices with them on their flights, according to new rules set to go into effect Tuesday.
World News | Lisa Rein, Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post | Monday March 20, 2017
The political appointee charged with keeping watch over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and his aides has offered unsolicited advice so often that after just four weeks on the job, Pruitt has shut him out of many staff meetings, according to two senior administration officials.
NDTV Food | Monday March 20, 2017
A latest study to be presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in Washington D.C reveals a certain factor that may help in determining whos at risk of a heart attack.
India News | Swati Gupta, Annie Gowen, The Washington Post | Monday March 20, 2017
Yogi Adityanath is saffron-robed Hindu priest, a five-term member of India's Parliament and has more than a dozen criminal cases pending against him, including an attempted murder charge. In incendiary speeches across the sprawling and impoverished Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, he has long advocated for Hindu ideals and even exhorted his followers...
World News | Faiz Siddiqui, The Washington Post | Monday March 20, 2017
A retired police chief says he was detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport and held for 90 minutes earlier this month because of his name.
World News | Simon Denyer, The Washington Post | Sunday March 19, 2017
While his boss was goading China over Twitter, new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been trying to build a constructive and "results-oriented" relationship with the leadership in Beijing.
World News | Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post | Monday March 20, 2017
It was girls' day out, and Diana Carrillo had abandoned her desire to eat healthy well before she, her sister and two friends got to the Southern California restaurant. The destination: Saint Marc, an upscale spot in the seaside city of Huntington Beach, where Carrillo had been once before.
World News | David A. Fahrenthold, Jonathan O'Connell, The Washington Post | Sunday March 19, 2017
Before he took office, Donald Trump said he would not accept his presidential salary. An aide said he would donate the money instead.
World News | Peter Holley, The Washington Post | Sunday March 19, 2017
When Kevin Breen first complained about feeling achy and tired, his wife couldn't help but wonder whether he was trying to wiggle out of a busy day of family responsibilities.
World News | Caitlin Gibson, The Washington Post | Saturday March 18, 2017
They sat in a circle around a table draped in royal blue, with flickering votives and a bouquet of pastel roses. Atop each folded napkin was a slip of paper with a printed pledge: There's a lot we may not agree on. . . .
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 18, 2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in China on Saturday for what is likely to be a prickly visit, with Beijing angry at being told to rein in nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington repeatedly demanding it do more to control Pyongyang.
World News | Jenna Johnson, Karla Adam, The Washington Post | Saturday March 18, 2017
President Donald Trump's unproven allegation that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower in New York ahead of the election blazed a new path of political disruption Friday as he dragged two foreign allies into his increasingly thin argument that he is right.
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 18, 2017
A cold snap destroyed half of Washington's premier variety of cherry blossoms this week, muting the pink-and-white display that normally draws about 1.5 million tourists to the US capital, National Park Service officials said on Friday.
Akhil Arora | Friday March 17, 2017
A captivating French-German drama film starring Isabelle Huppert, a Minecraft-like game for Lego fans, and other things to enjoy this weekend.
World News | Luz Lazo, The Washington Post | Friday March 17, 2017
A young Latina who came to the aid of a Muslim couple who were being verbally harassed by a passenger aboard a crowded New York City subway train is being praised for standing up for the pair.
Offbeat | Abby Ohlheiser, The Washington Post | Friday March 17, 2017
A tweet from a verified corporate account for McDonalds called President Trump a "disgusting excuse for a president"
Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post | Thursday March 16, 2017
While the idea of a smart jean jacket may not appeal to everyone, the existence of such a jacket is telling about where the market may be going.
World News | Elahe Izadi, The Washington Post | Thursday March 16, 2017
Snoop Dogg's new "Lavender" music video features a world of clowns, and one is clearly a President Donald Trump parody.
World News | Matt Zapotosky, Kalani Takase, Maria Sacchetti , The Washington Post | Thursday March 16, 2017
A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday issued a sweeping freeze of President Donald Trump's new executive order hours before it would have temporarily barred the issuance of new visas to citizens of six Muslim-majority countries and suspended the admission of new refugees.
Stephanie Merry, The Washington Post | Wednesday March 15, 2017
Ewan McGregor thinks the controversy surrounding Disney's first "exclusively gay moment" is a little silly. The actor, who stopped by the Late Show Monday night, said "There is a lot of gay sex in this cartoon. If you live anywhere near Alabama, you should not go see this film. What would Jesus think?"
World News | Philip Rucker, Drew Harwell, The Washington Post | Wednesday March 15, 2017
President Donald Trump paid $38 million in federal income tax in 2005 on more than $150 million, for an effective rate of 25 percent, and reported a $105 million write-down, according to a copy of his federal tax return revealed on MSNBC Tuesday night.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 15, 2017
The US State Department on Tuesday urged North Korea to pardon an American student who was sentenced last year to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a political banner from a hotel.
Offbeat | Amy B Wang, The Washington Post | Wednesday March 15, 2017
The professor at the center of the BBC interview that was seen around the world (no exaggeration) has finally spoken out about what caused his two adorable children to gate-crash his Skype appearance.
World News | Max Bearak, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 14, 2017
In 2010 and 2011, groups of armed Somali men were hijacking merchant vessels off Somalia's coast at an almost daily pace. Thousands of hostages of myriad nationalities were taken, and billions of dollars were lost on ransoms, damages and delayed shipments.
Opinion | Raj Haldar, The Washington Post | Wednesday March 15, 2017
In September, a few days after the first presidential debate, I was on tour preparing to give a performance in Lawrence, Kansas - a quaint college town that seemed to wear its liberal free-spiritedness on its sleeve. As one concertgoer later pointed out to me, surrounding Douglas County is one of only two blue strongholds in an otherwise conservati...
World News | Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post | Wednesday March 15, 2017
The sex-trade is often pretty easy to spot. A teenage girl accompanies an older man at a motel front desk as he pays for a room in cash. Men come and go from the room for 30 minutes at a time. A scantily dressed girl wanders the hallways in the middle of the night.
Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post | Tuesday March 14, 2017
Ritesh Batra burst onto the scene in 2013 with his debut feature The Lunchbox, a romantic drama about a lonely, middle-aged Indian widower who develops a relationship, via letters, with the unhappily married woman who prepares his lunch every day, delivered through an elaborate system of couriers