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December 3, 2017 3:09 PM 1 dead in crash after driver blows through stop sign

In 2015, the state saw roughly 13 fatalities per 100,000 people while the national average is 11. In 2015, 33 percent less people died in urban traffic fatalities than the previous year. From 1,750 to 1,219. In 2015, 33 percent less people died in urban traffic fatalities than the previous year. From 1,750 to 1,219. In 2015, 17.5 percent less people 39

November 13, 2017 12:30 AM Iran-Iraq earthquake kills at least 67, injures more than 500, officials say

At least 67 people were killed and more than 500 others were hurt in a powerful earthquake on the Iran-Iraq border region Sunday, Iranian officials revealed. The quake had a magnitude of 7.3, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced, as reports of serious structural damage started to emerge. The Islamic Republic of Iran News Network quoted the head of the country's 33

October 27, 2017 8:59 PM A new reminder that we may never know Hurricane Maria’s full toll on Puerto Rico

It has been more than a month since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. A little less than three-quarters of the island still lacks electricity; earlier this week, the island’s former governor shared a photograph of surgeons performing an operation by the light of their cellphones. Let’s assume a worst-case scenario for a patient who is being 18

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 37

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 29

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 35

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 25

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’ 30

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 3

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 11