U.S.

2017 September

Trump signed presidential directive ordering actions to pressure North Korea

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

The effort included a covert campaign targeting hackers in North Korea’s military spy agency.

Their island homes wiped away in the hurricanes, Caribbean residents wonder: Should they go back?

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Devastated by Hurricane Irma, Barbuda struggles to recover from physical damage, economic duress and a new category of psychic storm.

The millennials who transformed D.C. after the recession are now leaving for cheaper cities

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

The latest data suggest the Washington area is losing out as rising rents outpace growth in paychecks.

Skywatch: Planets in double play, with Harvest Moon lollygagging in autumnal playoff season

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Venus and Mars are expected to conjunct Oct. 5.

Trump attacks mayor of San Juan, ratcheting up tensions over crisis in Puerto Rico

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

The exchange of words came as the island is dealing with widespread power outages and shortages of food and drinking water after Hurricane Maria.

How the military handles sexual assault cases behind closed doors

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

An Air Force colonel who sent X-rated recordings avoided criminal charges and public scrutiny.

Clinton to San Juan mayor: ‘We are with you’

Reddit | Saturday September 30, 2017

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Engine Explodes on an Air France Plane, Forcing an Emergency Landing

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

The plane bound for Los Angeles from Paris landed safely at a small airport in Labrador, Canada.

'He dived on top of me’: Woman injured in Yosemite rock fall says husband died shielding her

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

A massive slab of granite fell from El Capitan, one of the world's most famously scaled routes, park officials said.

Statue’s Stolen Foot Reflects Divisions Over Symbols of Conquest

The New York Times | Saturday September 30, 2017

A conquistador's statue in New Mexico that was vandalized 20 years ago remains a divisive symbol, one of a number of monuments drawing protests from Native Americans.

The past week showed Trump is struggling to be the president he promised

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Trump’s problems this week mirror those that have dogged his presidency since the first day, but they are becoming more troublesome for the president and his party as they are increasingly under pressure to deliver on at least part their agenda.

'Trump's Katrina?' No, it's much worse

Reddit | Saturday September 30, 2017

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Pelosi was toxic with voters in 2010. Ryan and McConnell are facing the same problem.

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

It raises the question of when the GOP will begin using the two leaders’ images against them.

Mother who refuses to follow court order to vaccinate son: 'Most likely, I'll be going to jail'

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Rebecca Bredow has been in a custody battle with her ex-husband, who wants their son to be vaccinated.

A model decided to tattoo her eyeball. She's now partially blind and in 'excruciating' pain.

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Catt Gallinger wanted the whites of her eyes stained purple — but the procedure went horribly wrong, she said.

Trump called San Juan's mayor a weak leader. Here's what her leadership looks like.

The Washington Post | Saturday September 30, 2017

Here's how Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, who has clashed with President Trump over the response to Hurricane Maria, became Puerto Rico's spokesperson.