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House votes to send $15.3B Harvey aid package to Trump

By Mike Debonis And Kelsey Snell / The Washington Post The House on Friday overwhelmingly approved a $15.25 billion disaster aid package despite strong objections… Continue reading

Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump’s travel ban

Grandparents, cousins and similarly close relations of people in the United States should not be prevented from… Continue reading

Police shoot armed man at Miami airport amid Irma evacuation

Police shot a man who wielded a knife and tried to get into a Miami airport terminal… Continue reading

Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security… Continue reading

Nations rush to help islands devastated by Hurricane Irma

French, British and Dutch military authorities rushed aid… Continue reading

It’s a ‘great thing’ to deal with Democrats, Trump now says

Frustrated with his own party’s leaders in Congress, President Donald Trump talked up his suddenly cozier relationship with Democrats on Thursday,… Continue reading

Teenage use of marijuana tumbles to a 20-year low

The Washington Post In 2016, rates of marijuana use among the nation’s 12- to 17-year-olds dropped to their lowest level in more than two decades,… Continue reading

SpaceX launches Pentagon’s secretive autonomous space drone

In the Pentagon’s vast arsenal there is little quite like it: a super-secret space drone that looks like a miniature… Continue reading

The importance of customer satisfaction can’t be overstated

In the beginning of the 1947 movie “Miracle on 34th Street,” Kris Kringle finds himself first playing Santa in the Macy’s Parade and then playing… Continue reading

Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase

The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly backed a $15.3 billion aid package for victims of Harvey, nearly doubling… Continue reading

Irma began as a wave off African coast 6 months ago

By Brian K. Sullivan / Bloomberg Irma has ripped a path of misery through the Caribbean and is aiming at Florida, but the first seed… Continue reading

Trump Jr. says he was open to info on Clinton’s ‘character’

Donald Trump’s eldest son has told Senate staffers he was open to receiving information about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications”… Continue reading

Fake accounts, likely linked to Russia, bought Facebook ads

Facebook said Wednesday that fake accounts and pages that likely have ties to Russia spent $100,000 in divisive… Continue reading

Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies

Kate Millett, the activist, artist and educator whose best-selling “Sexual Politics” was a landmark… Continue reading

Washington and other states sue over DACA, but will it work?

By Larry Neumeister and Sudhin Thanawala / Associated Press Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the U.S. government Wednesday to block President Donald… Continue reading

Irma lashes at Puerto Rico, leaves tiny Barbuda devastated

ABS TV Radio Antigua & Barbuda broadcasted live on Sept. 5 as Hurricane Irma and its 180 mph winds made landfall in Antigua. (Video by… Continue reading

Dozens of items linked to Princess Diana hit auction block

It’s been 20 years since Princess Diana’s death, yet her legacy has barely faded. Now, dozens of… Continue reading

Flights to escape Irma skyrocket to $3K

Miami native Lissette Diaz is frantically trying to fly her family out from South Florida in case… Continue reading

What Apple’s new iPhone screen means for the average user

By Hayley Tsukayama, The Washington Post Apple is poised to release a new generation of iPhones next week, but the highest expectations are for the… Continue reading

Amazon to sell smart home products in Kohl’s stores

Kohl’s Corp. announced Wednesday that e-commerce giant Amazon will take over 1,000 square feet in 10 Kohl’s stores to sell its smart home… Continue reading