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October 16, 2017 10:25 PM Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Troops

“This is an outrageous and disrespectful lie even by Trump standards,” Benjamin J. Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser to Mr. Obama, posted on Twitter. “Also,” Mr. Rhodes added, “Obama never attacked a Gold Star family.” That reference was to the public feud Mr. Trump began with the parents of a Muslim American soldier, Humayun Khan, who was killed 33

October 14, 2017 3:02 PM More Californians ordered to flee wildfires as gusting winds return

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Northern California officials ordered a new round of mandatory evacuations overnight for parts of the Sonoma Valley and eastern Santa Rosa as gusting winds returned, reviving dangerous fire conditions in a region that has been devastated by ongoing blazes since last week. The National Weather Service warned Friday night that strong 23

October 14, 2017 10:02 AM Santa Rosa comes to terms with the scale of devastation: 3,000 buildings lost, many dead in fire

After the fires had roared through, Sonoma County Sheriff Rob Giordano drove through the wreckage of Santa Rosa’s Larkfield-Wikiup neighborhood. Twisted beams and garage doors crumpled like old newspapers had replaced street after street of tidy homes. The hubcaps from charred cars had melted into rivulets of gleaming aluminum that pooled in the gutters 28

October 13, 2017 11:55 AM The Daily 202: Throwing a bomb into the insurance markets, Trump now owns the broken health-care system

President Trump prepares to sign his executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Thursday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: President Trump took two giant steps Thursday to disembowel the Affordable Care Act. The administration announced late last night that he will immediately halt cost-sharing reductions 22

October 12, 2017 8:09 PM Senators remind Trump he still hasn’t declared opioid emergency after 63 days

Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Two senators sent President Trump a reminder Thursday that he called America’s opioid epidemic “a national emergency” — but still hasn’t declared one 63 days later. “We applaud your stated commitment to addressing opioid addiction and agree with you that the crisis is a ‘serious problem’ 28

October 2, 2017 6:29 PM Gun violence roils Virginia governor’s race — NRA puts ad on ice, gun control advocates cancel events

The Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest in modern U.S. history, pushed gun control to the front of the neck-and-neck race for Virginia governor on Monday. At a previously scheduled forum in Vienna that was held hours after a gunman killed at least 58 people and injured hundreds, Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie offered condolences 1

October 2, 2017 1:40 PM How to help after the Las Vegas concert shooting

In the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, which left more than 50 dead, there was an outpouring of support for the victims of the tragedy as well as questions about how to help those in need. One of the clearest immediate needs was for blood donations and the Las Vegas Police put out a call for help. The shooting, which left at least 6

September 21, 2017 12:00 PM Details emerge about some Harvey victims in city of Orange

Houston Chronicle and Beaumont Enterprise staff Jimail Caddy, 19, (shown here) and Timothy Michael Lewis Jr., unknown age, died of electrocution on Aug. 30, 2017 at a home in the 3600 block of Hemlock Lane, according to Orange Police Department records. No other details have been released. Timothy Michael Lewis Jr. (shown here) and Jimail Caddy, 19, died of electrocution 39

September 9, 2017 10:48 PM The Mexican city with the highest number of quake deaths mourns — and gets to work

JUCHITAN, Mexico — The Catholic priest waited out the earthquake in his spartan quarters, praying that the walls would stand. When he stepped out alone into the colonial courtyard late Thursday, his place of worship had transformed into a ghoulish scene of destruction. He took in the shattered bell tower, collapsed church walls, two cars pancaked under 12

August 26, 2017 1:28 PM Hurricane Harvey gives a jolt to Edna

ENDA -- Residents of this South Texas city awoke to howling winds and sheets of driving winds, as a lingering Hurricane Harvey knocked out power and communications along the coast. There were no reports of fatalities or injuries in Jackson or Matagorda counties, which have a web of waterfront communities along the Gulf of Mexico and the expansive Matagorda 25