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December 28, 2016
Actress Debbie Reynolds poses atop her newly unveiled star in the live theatre and stage category on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during ceremonies January 17. REUTERS/File Photo
Actress Debbie Reynolds, known for 'Singin' in the Rain,' dies at age 84
December 28, 2016 - 8:17pm
December 27, 2016
Rebel fighter clean a weapon in al-Rai town, northern Aleppo countryside, Syria December 25, 2016. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
Russia calls U.S. move to better arm Syrian rebels a 'hostile act'
December 27, 2016 - 12:40pm
Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher dies at 60
December 27, 2016 - 12:07pm
December 24, 2016
Israeli farmer Guy Erlich uses resin, dried and crushed, from the commiphora plant to make myrrh on Dec. 21, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photos by Ruth Eglash
Frankincense and myrrh are making a comeback in the Holy Land
December 24, 2016 - 10:54am
Executions and death sentences plummeted this year
December 24, 2016 - 10:51am
A woman stands in front of flowers and candles, placed near the Christmas market at Breitscheid square in Berlin, Germany, December 23, 2016, following an attack by a truck which ploughed through a crowd at the market on Monday night. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Campaign raises $170,000 for family of 'heroic' Polish truck driver
December 24, 2016 - 10:40am
Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo
Best wishes flow in for 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher
December 24, 2016 - 10:36am
December 23, 2016
Mansour Al-Hadj, top, and Anat Agron, part of MEMRI's Jihad And Terrorism Threat Monitor Project, monitor the social media site Telegram on Dec. 22 in their office in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Bill O'Leary, The Washington Post.
The 'app of choice' for jihadists: ISIS seizes on Internet tool to promote terror
December 23, 2016 - 4:28pm
Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
Actress Carrie Fisher suffers 'cardiac episode' on flight
December 23, 2016 - 4:03pm
Jim Stauffer holds a photo of his late mother Doris Stauffer while posing for a photo in his home in Surprise, Arizona, U.S. December 21, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo
Special Report: How a great-grandmother's body ended up in a U.S. Army blast test
December 23, 2016 - 3:48pm
Women sample and drink wine at a festival in Raleigh, N.C. White women are particularly likely to drink dangerously, with more than a quarter drinking multiple times a week and the share of binge drinking up 40 percent since 1999. MUST CREDIT: Bonnie Jo Mount, The Washington Post.
Heavy drinking has been normalized for women, and it's killing them in record numbers
December 23, 2016 - 1:49pm
White-tailed deer at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. MUST CREDIT: Donald Hurlbert, Smithsonian Institution
Behind taxidermy display halls are lots of donors of (unsolicited) dead animals
December 23, 2016 - 1:31pm
Lacing dog treats with cannabis is a growing business
December 23, 2016 - 1:29pm
Two hijackers of a Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320 surrender to Maltese military on the runway at Malta Airport, December 23, 2016. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit-Lupi
Hijacked Libyan plane diverted to Malta; passengers freed in standoff
December 23, 2016 - 10:52am
December 22, 2016
An evacuee from the Shi'ite Muslim villages of al-Foua and Kefraya rides a bus at insurgent-held al-Rashideen, Syria December 22, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
Syrian army says it has retaken Aleppo in victory for Assad
December 22, 2016 - 1:20pm