Thomas was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators would later say that when Thomas arrived, his body temperature was just 76 degrees. His father’s story, meanwhile, was quickly
A normally cheery online neighborhood forum has crackled with angry exchanges about a Fairfax County plan to deal with the polluted waterways, with one side anxious about the ragged stream beds and the
A caller reported the leak that originated from Rodney Strong Vineyards, a winery that offers a large menu of wines, including sauvignon blanc, chardonnay and red blends. The vineyard is involved in cleanup
“We have no reason to believe terrorism is involved,” he told reporters, adding that an investigation is department protocol. A 2,000-gallon tank of highly flammable gas that caused the explosion has secured,
U.S. refuses to return American diplomat’s wife to Britain to face charges of killing a teen in collision
On Thursday, the U.S. government denied a British extradition request pertaining to Anne Sacoolas, an American diplomat’s wife. Sacoolas admitted to driving on the wrong side of the road when she collided
He settled a racial discrimination lawsuit. When he tried to deposit the checks, police were called.
The confrontation did not result in an arrest or criminal charges, but it did precipitate another racial discrimination suit — alleging a case of “banking while black.” Thomas’s lawyer said it also underscores
Napolitano’s deviation from Fox News’s normally pro-Trump opinion programming continued this week when the former New Jersey Superior Court judge published an opinion piece pushing back against the president’s
Travel ban halts flights between Wuhan and U.S., as airports prepare to screen passengers for coronavirus
Public health officials continue to say the coronavirus poses a low risk to the American public, but say the enhanced screenings, which began at three U.S. airports last week and expanded to two more week,
Attorneys for Lee said they are making the push because a review of the case found that the evidence used to convict him was flawed, and his appellate attorney acknowledged in an affidavit that he had
The audit blames weaknesses in Amtrak’s oversight of the $2.5-billion project as contributing to the delays and urges the company to come up with contingency plans and an assessment of operational and
Environmentalists want Coca-Cola to ditch its plastic bottles. The company says people like them too much.
The soft drink giant’s head of sustainability, Bea Perez, told the BBC that consumers are fans of plastic-packaged drinks because they’re able to reseal their bubbles in lightweight packaging. Doing away
Mr. Lehrer began his career as a newspaper reporter in Texas before switching to broadcast journalism in the early 1970s. He came to Washington in 1972, quitting his first job over budget cuts at the Public
That effort to make a point grew into a constitutional challenge to Utah law, as Buchanan, 27, was charged with lewdness involving a child — allegations that could land her in jail and require her to as
Adam Schiff’s speech reviews are in: It was ‘dazzling.’ Or was it ‘disjointed’? How about ‘second best’ ever?
Schiff was “not just good,” Walter Dellinger, former acting U.S. solicitor general and a professor emeritus of law at Duke University, said on Twitter on Wednesday, but he gave “one of the most impressive
Shards of solid black material found on his skull, they wrote in Thursday’s edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, underwent a process called vitrification: Extreme high temperatures from the
In 2015, The Washington Post began to log every fatal shooting by an on-duty police officer in the United States. In that time there have been nearly 5,000 such shootings recorded by The Post. After Michael
The President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice will be chaired by Phil Keith, the former police chief of Knoxville, Tenn., and the current director of the Justice Department’s
A proposal to ban doctors from prescribing hormones or performing sex-reassignment surgery for transgender youth in South Dakota cleared a committee vote on Wednesday, the first state to take action on
The virus has killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds more. More than 470 people have fallen ill in China, and cases have been identified in Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. On Wednesday,
The changes, DOT said, are an attempt to better define what animals should be allowed to fly and what rules travelers need to follow. The goal, the agency said, is to “ensure both safe and accessible travel.”
Investigators vetted hundreds of suspects, chased thousands of leads and distributed more than 1 million fliers in a desperate effort to track him down. At one point, authorities even hired a sculptor
Republican state lawmakers have filed a wave of bills that would ban medical professionals from treating transgender teens with hormones and sex reassignment surgery, reigniting a polarizing national over
The result of that effort became one of this year’s buzziest literary titles, landing her a seven-figure contract, advance praise and a movie deal. On Tuesday, Oprah Winfrey said she had selected “American
Toy libraries are part of a growing green and cost-saving trend as parents coast to coast discover the convenience and benefits of borrowing toys rather than buying them. “They're always grateful that
Boeing is scheduled to report its quarterly earnings Jan. 29. Trading of the company’s stock was briefly halted Tuesday for the company’s announcement. The company declined to be more specific about when
He’s a vulnerable Republican in a state that’s trending blue. So why won’t he defy Trump on impeachment?
Yet Colorado strategists on either side of the aisle and nonpartisan analysts all agree: Gardner is highly unlikely to break rank. And the reason reflects the reality of politics for GOP officeholders