14 cruise ship passengers with virus among those evacuated to U.S.

Planes carrying 328 Americans from a coronavirus-stricken cruise liner in Japan have landed in the United States.
Efforts are underway to trace the passengers from a second cruise ship after an American passenger tested positive.

Compromised encryption machines gave CIA window into major human rights abuses

South American countries running “Operation Condor,” which led to thousands of deaths in the 1970s, used devices made by a company owned by the agency and West German intelligence.

McCarrick secretly gave nearly $1 million to group led by cleric accused of sexual misconduct

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick also supported leniency for the group's founder after the Vatican punished him for sexual wrongdoing, internal church documents show.
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family Photo)
Diane and Randy on Halloween in 1953. (Family Photo)

Diane Keaton neglected her mentally ill brother for most of his life. Now she’s trying to make it right.

She rose higher and higher. He sank lower and lower. With a new book, the actress tries to bridge the divide.

Activists, campaigns warn of chaos ahead of Nevada caucuses

Campaign officials say they haven't received even a basic explanation of how key parts of the process will work.
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Four Democrats joined Republicans to kill the measure, which would have outlawed high-capacity magazines.
The 2011 mercury rule did more to hasten the closure of coal-fired power plants than any other regulation adopted under the Obama administration.
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In other parts of the state, developers promising a $139 million resort might have been celebrated. Not so in Harpers Ferry, where residents are split into battle-hardened factions.
The Past, Rediscovered
The dissatisfaction became so severe during Washington’s second term that Congress declined to adjourn to celebrate his birthday.
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An Olympic hockey hero, a violent crime and the specter of brain trauma

Mark Pavelich played a crucial role in the U.S. team’s historic triumph over the Russians in 1980. He may have paid a steep cost for a lifetime on the ice.
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He thought therapy was confidential. Now, a traumatized migrant may be deported.

The information sharing is part of a Trump administration strategy that is technically legal but which therapy associations say is a profound violation of patient confidentiality.
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Forget a pub crawl in Dublin. Go on a distillery crawl instead.

Sip your way through the Irish whiskey comeback story at distilleries in Dublin's Liberties neighborhood.
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Google maps changes disputed borders based on where you’re searching from
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