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April 23, 2018
Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. secretary of state nominee for President Donald Trump, sits during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Pompeo likely to fail committee vote, but is all but assured Senate confirmation
April 23, 2018 - 5:25pm
April 13, 2018
Senators have more money now. Will they finally pay their interns?
April 13, 2018 - 9:59am
April 3, 2018
Cal Thomas: What's wrong in Washington (and America)
April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
February 15, 2018
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A would-be school shooter tossed a coin to pick a school, police say. His grandmother foiled his plan.
February 15, 2018 - 4:59pm
January 29, 2018
President Donald Trump looks on during a special address on the closing day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 26, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Jason Alden.
Trump to test political base with bipartisan call in State of the Union address
January 29, 2018 - 6:33am
January 19, 2018
Thousands of people gather on the National Mall during the March for Life on January 19 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten.
Trump to anti-abortion marchers: 'We are with you all the way. May God bless you.'
January 19, 2018 - 12:58pm
Deadly Washington crash revives questions of Amtrak's safety record
December 19, 2017 - 7:21am
December 18, 2017
In a photo provided by Washington State Patrol, an Amtrak train derailed onto Interstate 5 near Olympia, Wash., on Dec. 18, 2017. The sheriff in Pierce County, Wash., said on social media that several cars were struck by the train. Multiple motorists were injured. (Washington State Patrol via The New York Times)
Amtrak train derails in Washington state, rail cars fall onto interstate; multiple deaths reported
December 18, 2017 - 2:29pm
November 28, 2017
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler (23) in action against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the second quarter at Target Center in Minneapolis on Tuesday night. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Wizards rally to nip Timberwolves by 3
November 28, 2017 - 10:22pm
November 1, 2017
Representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google are sworn in at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing into social media influence over the 2016 elections, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 1, 2017. From left: Colin Stretch, Facebook's general counsel; Sean Edgett, Twitter’s acting general counsel; and Kent Walker, a senior vice president and general counsel for Google. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times)
Russian ads, now publicly released, show sophistication of influence campaign
November 1, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 10, 2017
Chicago Cubs grounds crew roll out the tarp before Game 4 of the 2017 NLDS playoff baseball series against the Washington Nationals Oct. 10 at Wrigley Field. The game was postponed. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
Nationals-Cubs Game 4 postponed by rain
October 10, 2017 - 8:40pm
September 14, 2017
Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles rejects Washington Mystics center Krystal Thomas shot in the second quarter of the WNBA semi-final game 2 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Thursday, September 14, 2017. (Special to the Pioneer Press/John Autey)
Lynx take 2-0 lead in WNBA semifinals
September 14, 2017 - 9:45pm
September 13, 2017
One dead, 3 wounded in Washington state school shooting
September 13, 2017 - 3:27pm
September 2, 2017
Michael Ruiz uses a pressure washer to clear muck off his driveway at the end of a long day of removing sheet rock and flooring from his flooded home in Houston, Sept. 1, 2017. As Southeast Texas residents returned by the thousands to flood-damaged homes, others remained in the grip of the crisis on Friday, still cut off and living without running water. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
White House requests $7.85 billion for emergency Harvey aid, asks Congress to raise debt ceiling
September 2, 2017 - 9:34am
August 17, 2017
The U.S. Botanic Garden expects three corpse flowers to bloom this week. Photo by Adrian Higgins for The Washington Post.play button
Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
August 17, 2017 - 9:05am