Judge: White House must return CNN's Jim Acosta's credential

CNN's Jim Acosta walks out of the U.S. District Courthouse with a smile, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Washington.  U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly ordered the White House to immediately return Acosta’s credentials. He found that Acosta was “irreparably harmed” and dismissed the government’s argument that CNN could send another reporter in Acosta’s place to cover the White House.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education Department released a plan Friday that would require schools to investigate sexual assault and harassment only if it was reported to certain campus officials and only if it occurred on campus or other areas overseen by the school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct

Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

Volunteer rescue workers search for human remains in the rubble of homes burned in the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Dozens of people died and perhaps several hundred are unaccounted for in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing

South Dakota turkeys head to White House seeking pardons

A pair of South Dakota turkeys will make their way to the nation's capital in the hopes of receiving presidential pardons and avoiding ending up as Thanksgiving dinner at the White House


Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacre

Joseph DiRuzzo, attorney for former Broward County Deputy Scot Peterson, walks away after speaking before the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. Peterson sent his attorney instead of appearing before the commission who are investigating the Feb. 14 shooting at the Parkland, Fla., high school, where the now-retired deputy was assigned to guard.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

The then-sheriff's deputy who was on campus during the Florida high school massacre didn't appear to answer an investigative panel's questions

Prosecutors say homeless veteran's heartwarming story that garnered $400,000 was a lie

A couple's feel-good story, about a homeless veteran who had helped a woman after she ran out of gas on a highway exit ramp, reverberated widely, drawing high-profile media appearances and more than $400,000 in donations that the couple said would...

May vows Brexit despite wave of resignations

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab arrives for a special cabinet session to discuss the Brexit deal at No. 10 Downing Street in London on Nov. 14, 2018. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Prime Minister Theresa May faced a volley of cabinet resignations, a torrent of criticism from Parliament and talk of a leadership challenge Thursday, but insisted Britain will leave the European Union in March, deal or no deal, and that she would...

More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay

Young Honduran migrant Daniel Gamez waits with his family in a line for a meal after arriving with the Central America migrant caravan in Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Members of a migrant caravan started to meet some local resistance as they continued to arrive by the hundreds in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where a group of residents clashed with migrants camped out by the U.S. border fence. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

More buses of exhausted Central Americans in a caravan of asylum seekers have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where they're coming to grips with the likelihood they may be on this side of the frontier for an extended stay

Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat heads to legally required hand recount

Mass appeal: World finds consensus on the kilogram

Researcher Jon Pratt next to the watt balance at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Md. (Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges)

Humanity is on the verge of a weighty achievement. On Friday, representatives of more than 60 nations will convene in Versailles, France, to approve a new definition for the kilogram.

McConnell blocks Senate bill protecting Mueller investigation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked two senators from bringing up legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation from any efforts by the Trump administration to thwart it.

Search for more wildfire victims continues

A search and rescue worker, looking for Camp Fire victims, carries Susie Q. to safety after the cadaver dog fell through rubble at the Holly Hills Mobile Estates on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

With 130 still missing, National Guard troops search for more victims of California wildfire

Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

Robert Hoatson, of West Orange, N.J., holds protest signs outside of a hotel hosting the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

U.S. Catholic bishops voice frustration as national assembly focused on clergy sex-abuse nears end without strong new steps to combat the crisis

French president requests respect following Trump's tweets

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech while President Donald Trump looks on before a lunch at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, as part of the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the 11 November 1918 armistice, ending World War I, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (Jacques Demarthon/Pool Photo via AP)

France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the U.S. president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks

Theresa May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Cabinet agrees draft Brexit deal with European Union after 'impassioned' debate. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May has persuaded her Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with the European Union, a decision that triggers the final steps in the long and rocky road to Brexit

Official: Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

FILE - In this July 27, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence

Amazon Alexa is now a witness

Amazon Echo. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary

Alexa might have been listening, as she almost always is, when Christine Sullivan was stabbed to death in the kitchen of the Farmington, New Hampshire, home where Sullivan lived with her boyfriend on the night of Jan. 27, 2017.

Splintered migrant caravan groups arrive at US border

A Catholic nun gives travel advice to Central American migrants riding in the bed of a semi-trailer, as they move toward the U.S. border, in Ixtlán del Rio, Nayarit, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to

A caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is speeding its journey to the U.S. border, breaking up into smaller groups as buses and trucks carry some hundreds of miles in a day, while others behind remain stranded



Gov.-elect Lamont: Cut New London in on the wind windfall

The city deserves a share of the revenue paid to the state for the use of pier facilities in New...


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