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Secret Service officer shot and wounded person outside White House

Fri May 20, 2016 4:30 pm

Secret Service officer shot and wounded person outside White House By Peter Hermann, Clarence Williams and Fenit Nirappil , The Washington Post
WASHINGTON - A uniformed Secret Service officer shot and critically wounded a man who brandished a gun outside the White House Friday…


Texas judge Don Willett, known for funny tweets, makes Trump short list for Supreme Court nominees

Fri May 20, 2016 9:40 am

Texas judge Don Willett, known for funny tweets, makes Trump short list for Supreme Court nominees By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune, https://www.texastribune.org
You already knew about Donald Trump’s reverence for Twitter, but it’s still surprising that a Texas judge known mainly for his funny…


National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in the summer of 2016

Fri May 20, 2016 8:46 am

National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in the summer of 2016 By Marylou Tousignant, Special To The Washington Post
Ready to blow out some candles? The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday this summer!

Special events are planned from…


Committee of professors says professor who yelled at police and reporters at protest, Melissa Click, treated unfairly

Thu May 19, 2016 8:18 pm

Committee of professors says professor who yelled at police and reporters at protest, Melissa Click, treated unfairly By Susan Svrluga, The Washington Post
After an investigation of the firing of Melissa Click, a communications professor who became a divisive national symbol during student protests at…


Congress reaches deal to overhaul chemical regulation

Thu May 19, 2016 3:43 pm

Congress reaches deal to overhaul chemical regulation By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan agreement reached by House and Senate negotiators would set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous…


Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible

Thu May 19, 2016 3:10 pm

Killer Nile crocodiles in Florida? Experts say it's possible By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Step aside, Burmese python - you may no longer be Florida's scariest invasive species. Researchers have confirmed…


Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

Thu May 19, 2016 2:57 pm

Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case By MARCY GORDON, AP Business WriterTOM HAYS, AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The professional golfer Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission…


Poll: 2/3 of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

Thu May 19, 2016 2:10 pm

Poll: 2/3 of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis By KEN SWEET, The Associated Press EMILY SWANSON, The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to…


Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill making it a crime for any doctor to perform an abortion

Thu May 19, 2016 1:41 pm

Oklahoma lawmakers OK bill making it a crime for any doctor to perform an abortion By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Any doctor who performs an abortion in Oklahoma could be charged with a felony and punished with up…


Veteran '60 Minutes' newsman Morley Safer dies at 84

Thu May 19, 2016 11:44 am

Veteran '60 Minutes' newsman Morley Safer dies at 84 By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Morley Safer, the veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient…


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