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There is a certain Cookie Canon - the classics, the old reliables, the cookies that can appeal to a crowd.  Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post.
Cookies are not the enemy: Smarter ways of thinking about food during the holidays
8 hours 55 min ago
Signage is displayed in front of Google Inc. headquarters in Mountain View, California on April 25, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users
9 hours 30 min ago
Beto O'Rouke and wife Amy Hoover Sanders broadcast to Facebook live as they cooked dinner in El Paso, Texas, on Nov. 26, 2018. Photo courtesy of the Beto O'Rourke Campaign
A new media landscape awaits 2020 hopefuls
10 hours 29 min ago
A group of police officers tried to pull a 1-year-old child from his mother’s arms as they arrested her at a Brooklyn food-assistance center Dec. 7. (Nyashia Ferguson/Facebook)
'Appalling' video of police pulling a 1-year-old from his mother's arms at a welfare office prompts an investigation
10 hours 39 min ago
Inmates listen to pastor Al Peratt speak at the first women-organized anti-meth rally in September at the women's prison in Pierre. Michael Winder / Special to Forum News Service
South Dakota woman organizes first female-led anti-meth rally in prison
11 hours 37 min ago
Board to hear report on school district report card
12 hours 16 min ago
Visitors stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Feb. 27, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Ron Antonelli.
Supreme Court declines to review rulings that blocked efforts to end Planned Parenthood funding
13 hours 27 min ago
DWU women hold off Doane
13 hours 41 min ago
DWU men rally past Doane
13 hours 42 min ago
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
14 hours 16 min ago
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House in Washington, Dec. 7, 2018. Trump on Friday said he intended to nominate William Barr, who served as attorney general during the first Bush administration from 1991 to 1993, to return as head of the Justice Department. Trump also announced that Heather Nauert, the chief State Department spokeswoman, is his pick to be the next ambassador to the United Nations. (Samuel Corum/Copyright 2018/The New York Times)
Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
14 hours 28 min ago
Two nuns stole $500,000 for trips to Las Vegas. But the church doesn't want them prosecuted.
14 hours 40 min ago
FILE — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime fixer and attorney, arrives to a court hearing in Manhattan, April 16, 2018. Cohen will soon be parting from the lawyers who are representing him in a potentially damaging and wide-ranging federal investigation into his business dealings, according to two people familiar with the case, the New York Times reported on June 13. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump: Payments to silence women were a 'simple private transaction'
15 hours 34 min ago
Nick Schlief has just paid off his 2018 Farm Service Agency youth loan. Brian Heieie, FSA loan officer in the Glenwood, Minn., office, congratulates him. Submitted photo
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
15 hours 56 min ago
December 9, 2018
Howard's Logan Schlim fights to keep his shoulders off the ground as Wagner's Preston Nedved goes for the pin during their 152-pound match on Saturday in Howard. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Area wrestling roundup: Howard wins home invitational
23 hours 56 min ago
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