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Where Tropical Storm Michael brought the strongest gusts and heaviest rain in Virginia

Where Tropical Storm Michael brought the strongest gusts and heaviest rain in Virginia

Here is some of the most extreme weather that Tropical Storm Michael brought to Virginia. The measurements were gathered by the National Weather Service offices in Wakefield, Blacksburg and Sterling, using a variety of weather stations, observers and sources. Highest wind gusts in Virginia (on land) * 80 mph, Portsmouth, South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, 12:07 […]

'I love him to death': Michelle Obama says George W. Bush is her 'partner in crime' at official functions

'I love him to death': Michelle Obama says George W. Bush is her 'partner in crime' at official functions

Eliza Relman, provided by Published 10:36 am PDT, Thursday, October 11, 2018 A warm embrace from Michelle Obama went a long way toward helping George W. Bush’s image. The friendship between the two “surprised everybody,” Bush told talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres. A warm embrace from Michelle Obama went a long way toward helping George W. Bush’s […]

Father Says 10-month-old Is 'Dead As a Door Nail' to 911 Dispatchers, Contacted Lawyer Before He Called for Help

Father Says 10-month-old Is 'Dead As a Door Nail' to 911 Dispatchers, Contacted Lawyer Before He Called for Help

A Michigan couple who allegedly allowed their baby to starve to death decided to call a lawyer before 911, a court has heard. Seth Welch and Tatiana Fusari, both 27, have been charged with murdering their 10-month-old daughter, Mary. The couple said they found the baby unresponsive in her crib. An autopsy confirmed the girl […]

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Lashes Florida

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Lashes Florida

Their walk was in fact a rare moment of enjoyment: Ms. Mosca, a baker at a local doughnut shop, and Mr. Mosca, a state employee, normally do not get a morning off together. The couple, however, planned to spend the storm at a friend’s house. “We have a lot of trees,” Mr. Mosca said, pointing […]

Trump looks to lift restrictions on year-round sale of gasoline with ethanol

Trump looks to lift restrictions on year-round sale of gasoline with ethanol

President Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to ease regulations and allow for the sale of gasoline with ethanol year-round, a move aimed to help farmers in Midwestern states.  E15, fuel made of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline, is already available for sale nine months out of the year, but the hope […]

Hurricane warnings issued as Michael strengthens and aims for Florida

Hurricane warnings issued as Michael strengthens and aims for Florida

Hurricane Michael is strengthening as it enters the Gulf of Mexico and is aimed at Florida. The storm is expected to become a Category 3 hurricane by the time it reaches Florida’s Gulf Coast on Wednesday. It will probably be the area’s strongest hurricane in at least 13 years. Florida’s Panhandle, from Pensacola to Apalachicola, […]

Gavin Newsom touts 'California dream' to persuade fractured state he should be governor

Gavin Newsom touts 'California dream' to persuade fractured state he should be governor

CLOSE Gavin Newsom, the Democratic candidate for governor of California, talks about the economy and the ‘California Dream’ in front of a crowd in Santa Clara. Newsom says he’s running on a pro-business platform. USA TODAY Gavin Newsom, California’s Democratic candidate for governor, speaks with supporters inside a small campaign headquarters for state political leaders […]

Director of Mississippi High School Band Suspended for Scene Showing Students Pointing Toy Guns at Police

Director of Mississippi High School Band Suspended for Scene Showing Students Pointing Toy Guns at Police

The director of a high school band that caused outrage in Mississippi by depicting a hostage scene involving toy guns during a halftime performance has been suspended.  The Forest Hill High School band was performing during halftime of a football game against Brookhaven High School in Jackson, Mississippi, last Friday. Images of the scene went […]

Divided Senate confirms Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination

Divided Senate confirms Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination

John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team October 6 at 5:09 PM The Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as the Supreme Court’s 114th justice on Saturday by one of the narrowest margins in the institution’s history, as police stood guard and protesters’ shouts of “shame, shame” echoed through […]

Man accused of strangling model told cops they fought over cocaine

Man accused of strangling model told cops they fought over cocaine

ARDMORE, Pa. — A man accused in the strangulation death of a model said that he went to her apartment in an affluent Philadelphia suburb to sell her cocaine but that she refused to pay, and that a violent fight ensued, according to a statement read in court Friday. “I panicked and was scared. I […]