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When the bull market ends, who will Trump blame?

The market's on its second-longest run since World War II — predating Trump.

Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.


What if, as a growing number of researchers are proposing, many kids today simply aren't getting the sleep they need, leading to challenging behaviors that mimic ADHD?

Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

Puerto Rico's emergency management director Abner Gomez, said: "The information we have received is not encouraging. It's a system that has destroyed everything it has had in its path."

EPA agents pulled from investigating crimes to provide Scott Pruitt 24/7 protection

The practice has rankled some employees and outside critics, who note that the EPA’s criminal enforcement efforts already are understaffed and that the Trump administration has proposed further cuts to the division.

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Vatican diplomat implicated in child porn case has served in India and Hong Kong


Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella was serving in the District and has been recalled to the Holy See.


In sign of U.S. economy’s strength, Fed to start unwinding major stimulus program

The Federal Reserve is going on the financial equivalent of a diet. The central bank announced that it will begin selling off some of its $4.5 trillion in assets, a sign of its leaders’ confidence in the economy. The move begins the…


Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico's famous radio telescope, is battered by Hurricane Maria


The National Science Foundation said that all staff on site were safe as of 8 a.m. Wednesday.


Report: Cassidy-Graham bill would cut funds to 34 states

The measure intended to replace the Affordable Care Act would cut $215 billion from federal funding of health insurance by 2026.


All eyes are on this GOP senator and how she will vote

Another effort to replace the Affordable Care Act is underway, and in Washington this year, that means one thing: Sen. Lisa Murkowski is at the center of it all — under the glare of the national spotlight and squarely on the minds of White…


Why doesn’t the Muslim community look up to its black celebrities?


There’s a double-standard for Muslims in entertainment, and race, cultural background and class play a part.

U.S. prisoner in Iran has pacemaker put in as Trump calls for Tehran to free him


Baquer Namazi, an ailing Iranian-American businessman sentenced to 10 years in prison, was rushed to a hospital as a U.N. panel declared his detention arbitrary and illegal.



As Trump presses for a border wall, there's a new Coast Guard record for drug seizures at sea


The service has seized more than 455,000 pounds of cocaine through Sept. 11 in the fiscal year that will end Oct. 1, breaking the record of 443,790 pounds set last year.


Special counsel’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has authority over probe


The special counsel is investigating whether President Trump obstructed justice leading up to FBI Director James Comey’s firing, which was recommended by Rosenstein.

Death toll rises to 9 in South Florida nursing home that overheated


Police said the ninth death occurred nearly a week after the facility overheated and eight other patients there died.


Democrats ask base for one more ACA rescue mission

Pro-Obamacare groups, surprised by return of repeal push, return to sit-ins, protests

Puerto Rico braces for a potential direct hit from Category 5 Hurricane Maria

The island, home to 3.5 million U.S. citizens, has not seen a hurricane make landfall since Georges in 1998. Now, it is threatened by a punishing combination of ferocious winds and rainfall that could total 25 inches in some places.


Talking less, listening more: TED Talk inspires Va. Teacher of the Year


Michelle Cottrell-Williams, who teaches at Wakefield High School in Arlington County, "learned how important empathy is."

Tuesday, Sep 19

Disturbing images show Navy hospital staffers mishandling infant, calling babies 'mini Satans'

The Florida hospital said the images are “unacceptable, incredibly unprofessional, and cannot be tolerated."

Dylann Roof loses bid to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers — his 'political and biological enemies'

Convicted Charleston shooter said in a handwritten court filing that he can't trust the public defenders handling his appeal.

Monday, Sep 18

Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify half a dozen others, Zinke tells Trump

The interior secretary has recommended that the president modify 10 national monuments, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four Western sites, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Post.

Sunday, Sep 17

Call to Georgia Tech police was made by the student they would ultimately shoot and kill, investigators say

Scout Schultz left three suicide notes in a dormitory room, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Intermittent fasting vs. daily calorie-cutting diets: Both help you lose weight


The alternate-day-fasting approach, though, may be harder to stick to, researchers find.

Should people without depression take medication to prevent it?


Doing so may help cancer patients and others at risk, but the idea is controversial.

Establishment gears up for Bannon’s war on the GOP leadership

The Senate contest in Alabama is testing the power of moneyed interests against Trump’s conservative base.

Saturday, Sep 16

‘People are a little crazy now’: For some in the Florida Keys, surviving after the storm is the hard part

Days after Hurricane Irma pummeled these island communities, residents were deep into the blisteringly hot wait for food, electricity and water.

Ex-officer acquitted in St. Louis slaying: 'I did nothing wrong'

“I did not murder Anthony Lamar Smith. I did not plant a gun,” former police officer Jason Stockley said in an exclusive interview with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

McCain joins effort to challenge Trump’s transgender troops ban

The Senate Armed Services Committee chairman signed onto a bill co-sponsored by the ranking Democrat and two other senators.

Trump’s voter fraud commission proves a magnet for controversy

Even some Republicans sympathetic to the panel’s mission said it may now face an even tougher job in selling any recommendations it crafts.