District of Columbia

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: Washington Times

 2020-10-26 04:24 

Washington Times

Like Margot's steal attempt, Rays come up short in Game 5...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Manuel Margot snuck a few steps down the line and took off toward home plate, trying to steal a run for Tampa Bay. He came up a little short - just like the rest of the Rays in their attempt to nab Game 5 and ......

 2020-10-26 04:21 

Washington Times

Zeta likely hurricane before hitting Yucatan, heading for US...

MIAMI (AP) - A strengthening Tropical Storm Zeta is expected to become a hurricane Monday as it heads toward the eastern end of Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and then likely move on for a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at ...

 2020-10-26 04:11 

Washington Times

No arms, no issue for Pakistan snooker player Mohammad Ikram...

SAMUNDRI, Pakistan (AP) - Mohammad Ikram leans over the snooker table, his face at almost touching distance behind the white ball as he assesses his options, then knocks it with his bearded chin. At the other end of the table a moment later, a red ball si...

 2020-10-26 04:04 

Washington Times

New Mexico legislator flees home after threats received...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety. State S...

 2020-10-26 04:01 

Washington Times

14-year-old boy is arrested in death of his mother in Marana...

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the death of his mother at a home in Marana, according to authorities. Pima County Sheriff's officials said the teenager was being held on suspicion of second-degree murder. His name wasn't be...

 2020-10-26 04:01 

Washington Times

New guidelines address rise in opioid use during pregnancy...

Opioid use in pregnancy has prompted new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics, aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by their mothers' drug use. The number of affected women and infants has increased in recent years but t...

 2020-10-26 04:01 

Washington Times

S.C. county's longest-serving volunteer firefighter retires...

WAMPEE, S.C. (AP) - James Hodge says he's getting more sleep nowadays, even though he's usually out of his house by 5:30 a.m. The school bus driver sleeps uninterrupted now, but for 40 years he was woken up in the middle of the night by a series o...

 2020-10-26 04:01 

Washington Times

Candy shop owner recalls being stranded in India amid virus...

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Sarah Taravath hates to fly. She once drove a rental car back from Colorado to avoid a return flight. In 43 years, Taravath has only been on a handful of such in-country visits. "I feel like I missed out on a lot of opportuniti...

 2020-10-26 04:00 

Washington Times

Today in History...

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 26, the 300th day of 2020. There are 66 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On October 26th, 1774, the First Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia. On this date: In 1825, the Erie Canal ...

 2020-10-26 03:54 

Washington Times

Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Clayton Kershaw's glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring. He took the mound Sunday night with the Los Angeles Dodgers shaken, and Kershaw stea...

 2020-10-26 03:47 

Washington Times

Asian shares little changed on uncertainty over US election...

TOKYO (AP) - Asian shares were little changed in muted trading Monday amid widespread uncertainty over what the U.S. presidential election will portend for markets and economic policy. Investors remain worried over surging cases and deaths related to COVI...

 2020-10-26 03:44 

Washington Times

Colorado State shuts offices, stops classes because of snow...

FT. COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado State University plans to cancel its classes and close its offices Monday because of heavy snowstorms that have hit the area. The 33,000-student university made the announcement Sunday after 6 to 8 inches of snow fell on...

 2020-10-26 03:26 

Washington Times

Atlanta rapper Silento charged with driving 143 mph on I-85...

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities said. Silento, or Richard "Ricky" Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, speeding, failure to maintain lane an...

 2020-10-26 03:22 

Washington Times

Malaysian PM acknowledges king's rebuff of virus emergency...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia's prime minister said his government was prioritizing protecting people from COVID-19 amid a new outbreak after the king rebuffed his emergency proposal that critics saw as an undemocratic attempt to hold onto po...

 2020-10-26 03:17 

Washington Times

Thai parliament meets to debate political protest tensions...

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand's Parliament began a special session Monday that was called to address tensions as pro-democracy protests draw students and other demonstrators into the streets almost daily demanding the prime minister's resignation. As Sp...

 2020-10-26 02:50 

Washington Times

North Dakota to use coronavirus aid for fracking, education...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota officials voted to repurpose $221 million in federal coronavirus aid to various state agencies, including a $16-million grant to oil companies in support of the fracking process. The North Dakota Emergency Commission app...

 2020-10-26 02:36 

Washington Times

Mexico reported 193,170 "excess deaths" through Sept 26...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican health authorities acknowledged Sunday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than thought, saying there were 193,170 "excess" deaths in the year up to Sept. 26, with 139,153 o...

 2020-10-26 01:55 

Washington Times

Boston ballot box set on fire; some votes likely lost...

The FBI announce an investigation Sunday after someone set fire to a ballot drop box in Boston overnight. The box was outside the Boston Public Library, and the fire likely destroyed five to 10 ballots, The Boston Globe reported . More than 100 ballots we...

 2020-10-26 01:28 

Washington Times

Typhoon displaces thousands, floods villages in Philippines...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A fast-moving typhoon forced thousands of villagers to flee to safety in provinces south of the Philippine capital Monday, flooding rural villages and ripping off roofs, officials said. There were no immediate reports of casualt...

 2020-10-26 01:27 

Washington Times

D.C. Public Schools' reopening plan concerns D.C. Council...

The D.C. Council is pressing education officials on concerns about safety, transparency and equity as public schools prepare to have nearly 21,000 students return for in-person instruction next month. During a public discussion Friday, council member Char...

 2020-10-26 01:15 

Washington Times

AP source: Arizona accused of 5 Level I violations by NCAA...

Arizona was accused of nine counts of misconduct, including five Level I violations, in a Notice of Allegations sent by the NCAA last week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

 2020-10-26 01:12 

Washington Times

Jews For Trump car parade stirs protests, fights in New York...

NEW YORK (AP) - Skirmishes broke out between supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump as a Jews For Trump convoy of hundreds of cars draped with American flags and Trump 2020 banners rolled slowly through Manhattan and Brooklyn on Sunday afterno...

 2020-10-26 00:42 

Washington Times

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified...

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood. U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, 24, and U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30, were on a routine train...

 2020-10-26 00:19 

Washington Times

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his oh-so-familiar falsehoods...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says Mexico is paying for the wall (it isn't), health care choice for veterans came from him (it didn't) and his tax cut stands as the biggest in American history (nowhere close). These are among his touchs...

 2020-10-26 00:02 

Washington Times

Police in northern Mexico seize two home-made armored cars...

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) - Police announced Sunday they have seized two home-made tank-like armored trucks and three other vehicles with less extensive welded-plate bullet-proofing in the northern border town of Ciudad Camargo, across from Rio Grande ...

 2020-10-25 23:51 

Washington Times

Show goes on for Olivier Awards, even with UK theaters shut...

LONDON (AP) - Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain's Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night - most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandem...

 2020-10-25 23:47 

Washington Times

Authorities investigating gun pulled at demonstrations...

WOODINVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities were investigating why a man wearing a pro-Trump baseball hat pulled out a handgun during a confrontation with demonstrators opposed to the president in suburban Seattle on Saturday. It happened after anti-Trump demon...

 2020-10-25 23:33 

Washington Times

Australia protests Qatar examinations of women passengers...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia on Monday condemned Qatar authorities' treatment of women passengers on a flight to Sydney who were subjected to internal examinations after a newborn baby was found abandoned at a Doha airport. The women, includin...

 2020-10-25 23:10 

Washington Times

Donald Trump got bad GSA treatment...

The federal custodian of presidential transition records plotted against President Trump by secretly sharing all his files with the FBI, says a Senate Republican report titled "Don't Brief the Trump Team." The General Services Administration i...

 2020-10-25 22:47 

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Change: Tepid Trumpers turn to avid Trumpers...

There's some timely change afoot out there, and a Real Clear Politics headline tells all: "2016's reluctant Trumpers are 2020's avid Trumpers," writes GOP strategist Charlie Gerow in a personal commentary for the news organization whic...

 2020-10-25 22:35 

Washington Times

The Latest: Kershaw lifted in 6th after 85 pitches, LA leads...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 9:31 p.m. Two pitches, two outs for Clayton Kershaw in the sixth. And then, just like that, he got pulled by manager Dave Roberts. Perhaps that was the plan Sunday night, ...

 2020-10-25 22:24 

Washington Times

Mexico seizes industrial-scale meth, fentanyl lab in capital...

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Soldiers and police in Mexico seized an industrial-scale meth and fentanyl lab that was so big it startled investigators, federal prosecutors announced Sunday. The lab had chemical preparation vats about two stories tall that could proc...

 2020-10-25 22:21 

Washington Times

Joe Biden campaign accuses Trump administration of 'waving the white flag' on coronavirus...

The campaign of Democrat Joseph R. Biden accused President Trump of "waving the white flag" on the novel coronavirus after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said that it would be impossible to "control the pandemic." Mr. Meadows'...

 2020-10-25 22:13 

Washington Times

Florida police chief piloting plane killed in crash...

DUNNELLON, Fla. (AP) - A Florida police chief died Sunday morning when the plane he was piloting crashed into an open field, authorities said. Ocala Mayor Kent Guinn confirmed the death of Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham, news outlets reported. Marion Coun...

 2020-10-25 21:58 

Washington Times

Temporary hospital to be set up in El Paso convention center...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A part of the El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Center will be turned into a makeshift hospital to help with the ongoing surge of coronavirus cases, Texas officials announced Sunday. Gov. Greg Abbott said 50 hospital beds will be...

 2020-10-25 21:56 

Washington Times

Marijuana ballot measures could tip competitive races toward Democrats...

Pro-pot activists are convinced that marijuana ballot measures will help juice voter turnout this year and potentially push Democrats over the top in key states such as Arizona and Montana — a political calculus President Trump has fretted about. Ma...

 2020-10-25 21:51 

Washington Times

New Mexico reports 828 new coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A day after reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases with 875, New Mexico health officials reported 828 more confirmed cases Sunday along with two additional deaths. The latest numbers increase the state's totals to 41,863...

 2020-10-25 21:44 

Washington Times

Police search for suspect following murder of Delaware man...

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Police said they are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Delaware man who was shot in Maryland. Maryland State Police said Khalil St. Croxie Reid was found with gunshot wounds Sunday morning in a parking lot in Cambridge, Mary...

 2020-10-25 21:40 

Washington Times

Suspected migrant smuggler dies while evading Greek police...

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - A man described by Greek police as most likely a migrant trafficker was killed while trying to avoid a police checkpoint in the north of the country, and another was arrested after also fleeing and killing six sheep and a sheep...

 2020-10-25 21:28 

Washington Times

Colorado governor quarantines after mayor tests positive...

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is quarantining himself after learning that Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman tested positive for the coronavirus over a week after they appeared with other officials at a press conference, a spokesperson for the governor s...

 2020-10-25 21:27 

Washington Times

Kentucky sets weekly record for coronavirus cases...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky has shattered a weekly record for the number of positive coronavirus cases, Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday. The 9,335 confirmed cases in the past week broke the mark during the pandemic of 7,675 set during the week of Oct. 5 ...

 2020-10-25 21:23 

Washington Times

COVID-19 cases strain rural hospitals, worry health officials...

Hospitals are filling with COVID-19 patients again as the novel coronavirus surges across the country, pushing health care systems in rural areas to the brink and forcing them to consider ways to avoid overcrowding. The situation is not as dire as it was ...

 2020-10-25 21:13 

Washington Times

Nevada reports 891 new coronavirus cases and 5 more deaths...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada health officials on Sunday reported nearly 900 new COVID-19 cases with five additional deaths. The 891 additional cases increased the state's totals to 95,703 cases and 1,748 deaths. Nevada Department of Health and Huma...

 2020-10-25 21:08 

Washington Times

Baltimore Police: 4 shootings on Sunday, 1 dead...

BALTIMORE (AP) - Police in Baltimore said a man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon. There were three other shootings earlier in the day. On Sunday afternoon a 34-year-old man suffering gunshot wounds was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced...

 2020-10-25 21:07 

Washington Times

Authorities: 3 teenagers dead in southern Illinois car crash...

Three teenagers died and three others were injured in a car crash early Sunday in southern Illinois, according to Illinois State Police. The crash happened just before 3 a.m. in Johnson County. Authorities said six teenagers were in a black Ford traveling...

 2020-10-25 21:00 

Washington Times

Analysis: Mississippi US Senate race draws outside attention...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Democratic challenger Mike Espy and Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith are both receiving help from out-of-state politicians as they compete for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi. Hyde-Smith defeated Espy in a 2018 special electio...

 2020-10-25 20:58 

Washington Times

David Karnes, Omaha civic leader, briefly U.S. senator, dies...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - David Karnes, an Omaha civic leader who was briefly a U.S. senator, has died at the age of 71. Karnes died Sunday of cancer in Boston, where he was undergoing a clinical trial, The Omaha World-Herald reported. In March 1987, then-Gov. K...

 2020-10-25 20:49 

Washington Times

Armenia and Azerbaijan announce a third attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nag...

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Armenia and Azerbaijan announce a third attempt to establish a cease-fire in their conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh....

 2020-10-25 20:48 

Washington Times

Research identifies 91 more species of spiders in Maine...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - There are more creepy-crawlies than previously known in Maine. The Maine Forest Service's newly released Checklist of Maine Spiders identifies 677 different species of spiders. That includes 91 additional species that were identi...

 2020-10-25 20:47 

Washington Times

Fire set in Boston ballot drop box; FBI asked to probe fire...

A fire was set Sunday in a Boston ballot drop box holding more than 120 ballots in what appears to have been a "deliberate attack," Massachusetts election officials said. The state has asked the FBI to investigate the fire that was set around 4 a....

  • Need an account?  
    or