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FEMA estimates 25 percent of Florida Keys homes are gone

With 25 percent of the homes in the Florida Keys feared destroyed, emergency workers Tuesday rushed to find… Continue reading

Paper airplane, sand among 12 finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

No-frills toys including the paper airplane, sand and play food are among 12 finalists vying for a place in the… Continue reading

UK approves Stonehenge tunnel, diverted to ease druid dismay

British authoritieson Tuesday approved plans for a contentious and long-delayed road tunnel under the site of Stonehenge — but altered its… Continue reading

Hawaii says its 1st state to go cashless for marijuana sales

Hawaii said Tuesday that it will be the first state to require marijuana sales to be handled without cash, saying it… Continue reading

US incomes finally pass 1999’s peak

In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery that… Continue reading

Apple unveils new $999 iPhone X with facial recognition

Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X. With a price starting… Continue reading

Trump spokeswoman: DOJ should look at prosecuting Comey

Sarah Huckabee Sanders implies the former FBI director may have broken the law.

Without air conditioning, steamy Florida yearns for power

It could be up to 10 more days before all 13 million get their electricity running.

Aircraft carrier is rushed to the hurricane-battered Keys

Authorities sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to help with search-and-rescue operations… Continue reading

Sides agree to stop monkeying around in primate selfie suit

Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle. Attorneys representing a macaque monkey have agreed to a compromise… Continue reading

5 years after Benghazi, jury selection starts for trial

Five years after lethal attacks in Benghazi on U.S. diplomatic facilities, potential jurors are set… Continue reading

UK engineers launch ‘sewer war’ against giant blob of fat

British engineers say they have launched a “sewer war” against a giant blob of fat clogging London’s sewers. Thames Water officials… Continue reading

UN approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea in a… Continue reading

US marks 9/11 anniversary with resolve, tears and hope

Americans commemorated 9/11 on Monday with tear-streaked tributes, a presidential warning to terrorists… Continue reading

Police: 9 dead, including suspect, at suburban Dallas home

Nine people, including a suspect who was fatally shot by an officer, have died after a man opened fire during… Continue reading

Irma causes flight cancellations in the thousands

By Luz Lazo / The Washington Post Flight cancellations are now in the thousands following Irma’s destructive path over the weekend, and more air traffic… Continue reading

Supreme Court agrees to temporary block on new refugees

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy granted a request from Trump administration lawyers Monday and temporarily blocked… Continue reading

Harvey and Irma to slow US growth but rebound should follow

With businesses disrupted, fuel and chemical refineries out of commission and consumers struggling to restore their lives,… Continue reading

Apple may test the bounds of iPhone love with a $1,000 model

Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for $1,000, crossing into a new… Continue reading

States sue Trump administration over fuel economy fines

New York, California and three other states are suing the Trump administration, saying it must put in… Continue reading