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January 15, 2019
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US air traffic controllers are working without pay. Their Canadian 'coworkers' sent pizza.
January 15, 2019 - 12:53pm
January 9, 2019
John Boyd, president of the Black Farmer's Association, checks the condition of a soybean field for harvesting in Baskerville, Va.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Already reeling from tariff war, some farmers aren't receiving support checks amid shutdown
January 9, 2019 - 12:58pm
A Customs and Border Protection agent on a bridge between Mexico and Hidalgo, Texas, Nov. 9, 2018. The specter of a shutdown is lurking in the nation’s capital, just in time for the holidays. Customs and Border Protection agents, considered “essential” employees, could be forced to work over the holidays without pay. (Tamir Kalifa/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Border Protection officer's union sues Trump administration over shutdown after missed paycheck
January 9, 2019 - 12:39pm
January 4, 2019
A logo is displayed on a rug outside a Marriott International Inc. hotel in Chicago on Nov. 30, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Marriott: Hackers accessed more than 5 million passport numbers during data breach
January 4, 2019 - 1:26pm
January 3, 2019
In New York, the state is paying $65,000 a day to operate the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. "We're watching government at its worst in Washington," Gov. Andrew Cuomo says. "The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of America at her best." The statue is shown before the Manhattan skyline in this aerial photograph on June 10, 2015.  Bloomberg photo by Craig Warga
Volunteers, friends and states try to fill the void left by the federal shutdown
January 3, 2019 - 12:53pm
January 1, 2019
Paul Whelan, shown here in Iceland, was arrested in Russia on espionage charges. Whelan, 48, is a retired U.S. Marine.  Family Photo
Family of American arrested in Russia on spy charges fears for his safety
January 1, 2019 - 4:13pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here in a September broadcast in South Korea, addressed the nation during a New Year's Day address Tuesday. He said he is ready to meet with President Donald Trump again, but that the United States should not "misjudge" his patience. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho.
Kim Jong Un says he is ready to meet with Trump, U.S. should not misjudge 'patience'
January 1, 2019 - 10:05am
December 31, 2018
Russia arrests American citizen on suspicion of spying
December 31, 2018 - 11:25am
December 28, 2018
Richard Overton, the oldest man in the United States and the oldest military veteran, visits the National Museum of African American History and Culture on April 8, 2018, in Washington, D.C., ahead of his upcoming birthday on May 11, 1906.  Washington Post photo by Jahi Chikwendiu
Richard Overton, America's oldest World War II veteran and the oldest man in the US, dies at 112
December 28, 2018 - 12:33pm
Laura Calderwood puts things back on the bed in Mollie’s bedroom, where everything has been kept as it was. She still sits there, looking at the walls covered with photos. After Mollie died, Laura faced a decision of whether to take in an immigrant teenager whose parents fled the dairy farm where her alleged killer worked. Laura asked herself what Mollie would do.  Photo by Rachel Mummey for The Washington Post
Politicians used Mollie Tibbetts' death to rail against illegal immigration. Mollie's mom chose a different path.
December 28, 2018 - 10:15am
December 27, 2018
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
Patrick Deverney, a member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, cuts wood at a camp set up in northern Michigan to protest the oil pipeline that bisects the Straits of Mackinac.  Photo by Trevor Bach for The Washington Post.
Oil pipeline triggers a winter of frigid protest in Michigan
December 27, 2018 - 2:02pm
An American flag flies on top of a Unit Drilling rig in the Bakken Formation outside Watford City, N.D., on March 9, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker
U.S. shale's blows leave Middle East oil producers staggering
December 27, 2018 - 10:35am
December 20, 2018
A soybean farm outside of Salina, Kansas, Nov. 3, 2018. Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an $867 billion bill that ditched new work requirements for food stamps that had been embraced by the House and president. (Christopher Smith/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump signs $867 billion farm bill into law
December 20, 2018 - 3:45pm
A cupcake.  Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
The average American is edging closer to being borderline obese
December 20, 2018 - 11:55am