The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli.
Co-workers of Tamara O'Neal, a 38-year-old emergency room physician killed at Mercy Hospital on Monday, praised her skill and personality.
"Hospitals are supposed to be places of healing, not death,” Eugene Gu, a surgeon and scientist, tweeted late Monday, following a deadly shooting at a hospital in Chicago.
A California Conservation Corps crew sets up burlap tubes called waddles on a charred hill near Paradise, Calif., to slow the water that is likely to be pouring over it soon. (Mason Trinca for The Washington Post)
A California Conservation Corps crew sets up burlap tubes called waddles on a charred hill near Paradise, Calif., to slow the water that is likely to be pouring over it soon. (Mason Trinca for The Washington Post)
A three-day downpour could trigger mudflows and floods as the search for human remains continues.
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Already serving life sentences for three brutal murders, Samuel Little says he's killed 90 women over four decades. Since Little’s confession, he has already been linked to 30 unsolved crimes.

Agency reverses policy banning “frequent filers.”

The Coast Guard has ordered Taylor Energy Company to contain and clean up the spill, which has leaked more than a million barrels of oil since 2004, or face fines of $40,000 per day. The order, issued Oct. 23, came one day after The Washington Post reported that the ongoing spill verged on becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history.

Lou Anna Simon faces two felony and two misdemeanor counts after police said she lied during an investigation of former sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar.

Trump says Republican's comment was made “in jest” and predicts that she will still win the Mississippi runoff for her seat.

In a White House statement Tuesday, President Trump again said that the U.S.-Saudi security partnership should continue to protect jobs at U.S. defense contractors, despite the killing and dismemberment of a Saudi journalist at the hands of Saudi operatives.

The acting attorney general’s personal financial disclosure was made public Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar said the White House effort to ban migrants who crossed the southern border illegally from seeking asylum violates a “clear command” from Congress.

Presidents have visited troops in the field for centuries. Trump's reluctance is an aberration, historian Michael Beschloss said.

Teacher: "It’s critical that we find a way to give America’s boys the tools to wrangle with their inner lives. How can we normalize the language of emotional literacy before it’s too late?"

Officials say Washington state sentencing laws kept them from imposing stiffer penalties on Brian Varela.

Louis Klemp, who resigned Tuesday as county commissioner in Leavenworth County in Kansas, insisted that his comments were not racially motivated.

A gunman at Mercy Hospital killed his former fiancee, a police officer and a resident. The shooter was also found dead.

About 5,800 active-duty service members are deployed across the southern U.S. border, Pentagon officials said.

Disgraced former judge Lance Mason is accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife.

Tip: When it’s your turn to announce what you’re grateful for, try not to say the same thing as last year. It might be easy to do a repeat, but it’s kind of cheating.

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Or sometimes they became pets, like when President Lincoln's son kept the bird and named it Jack.

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