Nation / world

With saxophones and sobbing, Mexicans mourn earthquake dead

Slow-moving funeral processions converged on Juchitan’s cemeteries from all directions on Saturday, so many that they… Continue reading

‘Disaster in making’: Pakistan’s population hits 207.7 million

By Pamela Constable / The Washington Post RAWALPINDI, Pakistan —For years, Pakistan’s soaring population growth has been evident in increasingly crowded schools, clinics and poor… Continue reading

Trump makes nice with Dems, leaving his party confused

President Donald Trump was in the mood to celebrate after cutting a big deal… Continue reading

Fired Fox News host Eric Bolling’s son is found dead in Colorado

By Stephen Battaglio / Los Angeles Times The 19-year-old son of former Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling was found dead Friday afternoon, the same… Continue reading

Egypt announces discovery of 3,500-year-old tomb in Luxor

Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb… Continue reading

Pope: Church isn’t a custom’s post, its doors are open

Pope Francis flew to a rain-soaked Medellin on Saturday to console orphans, the poor and sick… Continue reading

As Myanmar Muslims flee crackdown, US is wary of involvement

Don’t expect the United States to step in and resolve what is increasingly being described as an… Continue reading

Desperation spreads in Rohingya camps as resources scarce

With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and… Continue reading

Fuel tank failures in Harvey reveal vulnerabilities in storm

By Matthew Brown and Larry Fenn / Associated Press More than two dozen storage tanks holding crude oil, gasoline and other contaminants ruptured or otherwise… Continue reading

AP sources: US, Russia diplomats to meet despite tensions

Senior U.S. and Russian envoys are to meet next week in Scandinavia in a bid to calm escalating diplomatic tensions that… Continue reading

Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing… Continue reading

UN: ‘Alarming number’ of 270,000 Rohingya in Myanmar exodus

The U.N. said that an “alarming number” of 270,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in Myanmar by crossing into… Continue reading

Irma eyes long-feared path: straight through Florida

Irma aimed its sights on millions of homes and businesses in Florida and officials… Continue reading

Irma’s victims in the Caribbean brace for another hurricane

Thousands of Irma victims across the Caribbean fought desperately to find shelter… Continue reading

AP Sources: Feds probe Uber’s tracking of Lyft drivers

The Justice Department in Manhattan is investigating whether Uber illegally used software to track… Continue reading

Death toll rises to 60 in powerful Mexico earthquake

One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast,… Continue reading

Floridians run into trouble ordering hurricane supplies on Amazon

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Rather than schlep from store to store and… Continue reading

Audit: US misuses taxpayer cash for California water project

The U.S. Interior Department improperly contributed tens of millions of dollars in taxpayer money to help… Continue reading

Outrage builds after Equifax execs banked $2M in stock sales

By Renae Merle / The Washington Post The sale of nearly $2 million in corporate stock by high-level Equifax executives shortly after the company learned… Continue reading

What to know before you check Equifax’s data breach website

By Brian Fung / The Washington Post Worried you may be affected by Equifax’s massive data breach? The credit bureau has set up a site,… Continue reading