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Fireman Patrick Saragoza ties off a fender aboard a Coast Guard Station San Diego 45-foot Response Boat-Medium during a joint patrol with the Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour off the coast of Southern California on Nov. 27, 2018.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley.
With more focus on the southern border, U.S. officials see a rise in migrants at sea
13 hours 4 min ago
March 20, 2019
President Trump appears with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House on Tuesday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Once a critic of the electoral college, Trump now says it's 'far better for the USA'
March 20, 2019 - 6:57am
March 19, 2019
West Virginia accuses Catholic diocese and former bishops of sex abuse cover-up in unusual consumer protection lawsuit
March 19, 2019 - 5:34pm
March 18, 2019
'May we never forget that immigration is a blessing and a strength,' George W. Bush says
March 18, 2019 - 9:02pm
March 16, 2019
Samples of pure drugs that could kill the average human - heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 100 times more powerful than fentanyl - at the New Hampshire State Police Forensic Laboratory in Concord.
Obama officials failed to focus as fentanyl burned its way across America
March 16, 2019 - 10:00am
March 14, 2019
Sen. Birch Bayh in 1973.
Birch Bayh, Indiana senator who championed Title IX, dies at 91
March 14, 2019 - 2:05pm
March 13, 2019
Lion Air Group livery is displayed on the tail fin of a Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during a ceremony at the Boeing delivery center in Seattle on March 21, 2018. Bloomberg photo by David Ryder.
Trump says US will ground Boeing jet involved in fatal crashes
March 13, 2019 - 3:04pm
March 12, 2019
Virginia McLaurin, spoke about her childhood in segregated South Carolina and her recent brush with Internet fame over lunch Monday at a Busboys and Poets restaurant, where she finally saw the video of her meeting with the Obamas.
Woman who charmed hearts when she danced with Obamas turns 110
March 12, 2019 - 8:31pm
Lion Air Group livery is displayed on the tail fin of a Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft during a ceremony at the Boeing delivery center in Seattle on March 21, 2018. Bloomberg photo by David Ryder.
Calls from Congress to ban Boeing 737 Max from US airspace begin to grow
March 12, 2019 - 5:16pm
March 11, 2019
Crystal (Haag) Saunders stands at the west Baltimore site where she was last seen on April 26, 1997, before she was reported missing at 14, on Jan. 23, 2019. After 21 years, she returned to Baltimore in 2018. Washington Post photo by Terrence McCoy
Two decades after vanishing, her daughter suddenly showed up with children, a new identity - and speaking Spanish
March 11, 2019 - 8:22am
March 7, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on January 23, 2019.  Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
House overwhelmingly passes broad measure condemning hate
March 7, 2019 - 5:52pm
March 6, 2019
Michael Cohen, former attorney to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.
Cohen: Pardons discussed with a second Trump lawyer
March 6, 2019 - 8:11pm
Elizabeth Smart gives the keynote speech August 8, 2011 at the Crimes Against Children conference at the Sheraton Dallas, in Dallas, Texas. Smart was abducted from her Salt Lake City home in 2002 and found nine months later. (Jim Mahoney / Dallas Morning News)
Elizabeth Smart to visit Jayme Closs’ hometown
March 6, 2019 - 7:01pm
Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives at federal court with his daughter Samantha Cohen, left, in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.   Bloomberg photo by Peter Foley
Trump former lawyer Michael Cohen returns for fourth day of congressional testimony
March 6, 2019 - 1:15pm
'Humanity is doomed': People keep throwing cheese on babies' faces for social media likes
March 6, 2019 - 12:26pm
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