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October 13, 2017
Sandy Lacoss of Woodstock, Vt., lives on less than $700 a month for Social Security and a $200 pension.  Carolyn Y. Johnson/The Washington Post.
Social Security checks to rise 2 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in years
October 13, 2017 - 6:17pm
October 4, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives for President Donald Trump’s news conference, at the White House in Washington, Aug. 28, 2017. Tillerson reiterated his support of Trump and the administration’s agenda on Oct. 4, despite a recent NBC News report that he had called the president a “moron.” (Al Drago/ copyright of The New York Times)
Tillerson vows to stay on amid tensions with Trump: 'I have never considered leaving this post'
October 4, 2017 - 11:46am
October 2, 2017
Guns & Guitars, where Stephen Paddock bought a handgun and two rifles within the last year, according to the store's manager, in Mesquite, Nev., Oct. 2, 2017. More than 19 rifles were found in the hotel room of Paddock, the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting that killed at least 58 people, a law enforcement official confirmed, along with hundreds of rounds of ammunition. (Isaac Brekken/The New York Times)
America's deadliest shooting incidents are getting much more deadly
October 2, 2017 - 4:14pm
Police along the Las Vegas strip the morning of Oct. 2, 2017, hours after a gunman at the nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino rained a rapid-fire barrage on an outdoor concert nearby. The gunman – identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock – killed at least 50 people, and wounded hundreds of others, officials said. (Isaac Brekken/The New York Times)
A fire alarm from gun smoke led police to the Las Vegas shooter's room, retired officer says
October 2, 2017 - 10:52am
September 25, 2017
Jared Kushner, senior advisor to President Donald Trump, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, with their son Theodore James Kushner, follow the president to Marine One as they depart for Camp David from the White House in Washington, Aug. 25, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times
Trump's son-in-law used private email account for some White House business
September 25, 2017 - 10:16am
Environmental conditions play a role in the colors that leaves change to during autumn. Even as the leaves are dying, they are helping the trees prepare for winter. Washington Post photo by John McDonnell
Why do leaves change colors?
September 25, 2017 - 9:21am
September 11, 2017
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Pet-store puppies linked to bacterial outbreak among people in 7 states, CDC says
September 11, 2017 - 4:35pm
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Boy Scouts sued by grieving parents over hike that ended in death
September 11, 2017 - 3:26pm
September 7, 2017
Firefighters from mop up a small grass fire in Montana on Saturday, Sept. 2. Casey Page / The Billings Gazette
Montana wildfires have burned 1 million acres at a cost of $300 million
September 7, 2017 - 7:38pm
August 24, 2017
Mavis Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts, the winner of the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot is pictured in Braintree, Massachusetts, U.S. in this August 24, 2017 handout photo. Massachusetts State Lottery/Handout via REUTERS
The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a winner
August 24, 2017 - 2:35pm
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The hidden cost of college: rising student fees
August 24, 2017 - 2:25pm
August 15, 2017
Protesters pulled down a statue of a Confederate soldier, leaving just the pedestal in Durham, N.C., Aug. 15, 2017. In Durham, officials said they would punish perpetrators after the statue was toppled during a protest expressing sympathy with victims of the violence in Charlottesville. (Madeline Gray/The New York Times)
Woman charged with felonies in toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina
August 15, 2017 - 9:59pm
July 11, 2017
Isaiah Gonzalez. Via GoFundMe.
Texas family says teen killed himself in macabre 'Blue Whale' online challenge that's alarming schools
July 11, 2017 - 9:55am
June 24, 2017
Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
June 24, 2017 - 4:14pm
February 28, 2017
Forum News Service file
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, right, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center, are shown in an April 2015 visit to Sheyenne High School in West Fargo, North Dakota, focused on science, technology, engineering and math courses. Two bills sponsored by Klobuchar and designed to encourage women in STEM have been signed into law.
Two Klobuchar bills pass in Congress, encourage women in STEM fields
February 28, 2017 - 10:31pm