Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

Hawaii Mistaken Missile Alert-3

A push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into...


10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. STEVE BANNON BACK ON CAPITOL HILL A House panel questions the ex-White House strategist, aiming to find out Trump’s thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey. 2. WHO’S STRUGGLING TO...


Nearly all members of National Park Service advisory panel resign in frustration

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly quit Monday night out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had refused to meet with them or convene a single meeting last year. The resignation of...


Sessions, in remarks criticized as 'beyond ironic,' praises Martin Luther King Jr.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recalled his childhood in segregated Alabama as he invoked the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. Tuesday and called on Justice Department employees to “remember, celebrate and act.” “I regularly saw raw, unvarnished discrimination against...


Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to intervene on DACA

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday said it would take the “rare step” of asking the Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s ruling and allow the Trump administration to dismantle a program that provides work permits to undocumented immigrants raised in the...


Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

Detroit Auto Show New Silverado

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry? The answer is still unclear. In the meantime, automakers continue to put out new vehicles of all shapes and...


House Intelligence Committee issues subpoena to Bannon after he declines to answer

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena Tuesday to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon after he resisted answering a range of questions from investigators during a closed-door interview, frustrating members who are probing the Trump campaign’s...


Trump administration links terrorism and immigration, but an expert doubts the math

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A new Justice Department report issued Tuesday suggests that, since 9/11, 73 percent of terrorism convictions in the United States have involved individuals who were born in other countries. An expert on terrorism data, however, said that what is most...


More than 20 states sue the FCC over its net neutrality decision

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Twenty-one states, the District of Columbia and several public interest groups filed the first major lawsuits Tuesday to block the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, marking the start of a high-stakes legal battle over the future...


Trump did 'exceedingly well' on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is in excellent overall health and achieved a perfect score on a cognitive test that the president requested as part of his first formal medical exam since taking office, the White House’s top physician announced Tuesday. Navy Rear...


Setbacks on Capitol Hill threaten immigration deal

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A burst of public acrimony across Capitol Hill Tuesday exposed how much President Donald Trump’s use of a vulgar expression during a meeting on immigration and border security had set back negotiations on the issue. Under intense questioning from both...

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