The impact of the school massacre rippled through the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington this weekend, as state leaders expressed willingness to consider new limits on gun ownership and stepped up efforts to address mental-health factors. But most said they were opposed to President Trump’s proposal to arm teachers.
Dana Loesch dismissed proposals to raise the age to purchase a semiautomatic weapon to 21, saying a higher age limit is something that President Trump is only “discussing” and has not formally backed.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that he should bear no responsibility for the missed warning signs before the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead.
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For the 241 Americans who were part of the U.S. Olympic team, these Games were memorable on some nights, historic on others. But were the Americans successful? It all depends on the measuring stick.
The plan would change the country’s political trajectory, securing Xi Jinping’s place as the most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, who ruled for more than three decades through 1976.
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Representatives from William & Mary, Old Dominion and Christopher Newport — all in Virginia — confirmed that they are asking for the documentation to determine whether the students qualify for in-state tuition.
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The educator from Henrico County wrote an open letter to elected officials to question what they are doing to ensure that schools are safe.
D.C. bars are being creative about substitutions and finding ways to reuse ingredients.
Azzi Fudd, the leading scorer for No. 1 St. John’s, learned to shoot from Katie Smrcka-Duffy Fudd. She is already being pursued by top basketball programs.
Designers and runway fans celebrated Haitian American designers, and a little politics got thrown into the mix.
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Restaurant Review
The $20 Diner still considers one place the best — and Post food critic Tom Sietsema agreed with a “good” rating — but nine others will have to suffice while its owners rebuild from a fire.
In an update to an earlier column, we learn again that one should never try to diagnose a co-worker.
These 10 recipes make the most of the time-honored finish, for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert.
A 2-year-old doesn’t need to be away from a parent to be “socialized.”
Analysis
There was not much new in it — but it did reconfirm some reported information, and there were some new components. There was also some promised information that still hasn’t surfaced.
Feinstein's more liberal challenger, state Senate leader Kevin de León, won the majority of convention delegates’ support, setting up a June primary that could define what the Democratic Party stands for in the age of Trump.
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President Trump couldn't see host Jeanine Pirro, so he didn't have to take her cues to stop talking.
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
A panoramic view of Cape Town’s city center. (NurPhoto/Getty)
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The combination of a lack of rainfall and an explosion of urban growth has pushed the city’s reservoirs to their limits and is forcing officials to consider turning off the taps. If that happens, residents will be limited to 25 liters of water a day, the equivalent to a three-minute shower or three toilet flushes.
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Samsung’s response to the iPhone X and Pixel 2 is a new phone that looks nearly identical to last year’s flagship Galaxy S8. But the S9 has a few tricks for photographers, such as an adjustable aperture and personalized AR Emoji — its version of Apple’s Animoij.
Library patrons in Massachusetts rushed to subdue a suspect as he attacked another person, authorities said.