Thousands were ordered back to work to process refunds without pay during the shutdown, but hundreds have permission not to work because of financial hardship, and union leaders expect absences to surge as part of a coordinated protest.
At least a dozen U.S. residents have contracted a rare and potentially deadly strain of bacteria resistant to virtually all antibiotics. The outbreak prompted federal health officials to issue an unusual warning urging travelers to avoid surgery for now at a Tijuana hospital linked to eight of the infections.
Story by Lena H. Sun | Photos by Andrea Morales for The Post
After a viral video and a presidential tweet put a group of Covington students in the national spotlight, their Catholic school was shut down Tuesday because of security concerns, and demonstrators gathered outside the diocese.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats released a chilling report that outlines what the 17 federal agencies that make up the intelligence community see as the gravest threats facing the United States.