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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2018. There are 309 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 25, 1793, President George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting on record at his Mount Vernon home; attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson,...


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School shooting survivors target NRA-linked companies

School Shooting Is It Different

Survivors of a mass shooting at a Florida high school are hoping to expand the reach of their gun control movement by seeking a boycott of companies doing business with the NRA and urging tourists to boycott the Sunshine State. As the #BoycottNRA movement grew on Twitter, with petitions circulating...


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Trump would like to see a military parade on Veterans Day with 'a lot of plane flyovers'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday night said he is hopeful that a military parade “with a lot of plane flyovers” can be staged in Washington on Veterans Day but acknowledged that the expense could be a concern. “We’ll see if we can do it at a reasonable...


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House panel releases Democrats' memo defending FBI surveillance of ex-Trump campaign aide

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The House Intelligence Committee released on Saturday a redacted memo authored by Democrats and intended to rebut GOP allegations that federal law enforcement agencies had political motivations for wiretapping one of President Trump’s former campaign...


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Trump dismisses Democratic memo as a 'BUST' and takes another swipe at the 'Witch Hunt'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump asserted Saturday that a Democratic memo rebutting Republican claims about surveillance of a former campaign aide was “a total political and legal BUST” and used the occasion to repeat his claim that an ongoing probe of possible...


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Nanette Fabray, 3-time Emmy winner as Sid Caesar's comic foil on TV, dies at 97

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Nanette Fabray, a Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and singer who later received three Emmy Awards in the 1950s as Sid Caesar’s comic foil on television, died Feb. 22 at her home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. She was 97. Her son, Jamie MacDougall, announced...


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Protesters disrupt Jewish student meeting at University of Virginia

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Protesters disrupted a panel discussion held Thursday evening by a Jewish student group at the University of Virginia, prompting the dean of students to email the student body saying the incident “runs counter to our important shared values of respect and intellectual...


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High-speed 'maglev' promises many things, but at what cost?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Now that momentum is building for an ambitious plan to bring a high-speed “maglev” train system to the Washington region, questions are arising about its potential effect on existing rail services. Will it siphon riders and public money from Amtrak, which...


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House panel releases Democrats' memo defending FBI surveillance of ex-Trump campaign aide

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The House Intelligence Committee released on Saturday a redacted memo authored by Democrats and intended to rebut GOP allegations that federal law enforcement agencies had political motivations for wiretapping one of President Donald Trump’s former...


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These California agents are coming for your guns

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. AZUSA, Calif. - By the time Senior Special Agent Sam Richardson’s team rolled up to the small house on Lark Ellen Avenue in a cool twilight, it had little to show for several hours of work. The stops in San Dimas and Covina: no luck. At the gray house on a corner in...


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