Hurricane Michael live updates: Deadly Category 4 storm pummels Florida, moves north

Hurricane Michael live updates: Deadly Category 4 storm pummels Florida, moves north

Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news Luz Lazo Transportation reporter covering Washington’s Metro, buses, Capital Bikeshare and taxis, and the region’s road network October 10 at 10:50 PM Hurricane Michael roared ashore Wednesday near the Florida Panhandle, one of the most intense hurricanes to ever hit the United States. With winds […]

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Starts Lashing Florida

Hurricane Michael Live Updates: Category 4 Storm Starts Lashing Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Hurricane Michael opened its bombardment of the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday morning, with wind and rain beginning to batter the coastline hours before the strengthening Category 4 storm was expected to make landfall with astonishing power. The authorities warned that it was too late to flee the storm, which the National […]

Strengthening to Category 3, Hurricane Michael Aims at Florida

Strengthening to Category 3, Hurricane Michael Aims at Florida

With bread in hand, Mr. Perryman and Ms. Long, 32, were headed back to their home in Panama City, about a 30-minute drive south. They lived near a bayou, he said, which they feared would overflow with the storm surge. But they were still on the fence about leaving. The plan was to keep waiting […]

Women are angry at Trump and his party. And it's not just about Kavanaugh

Women are angry at Trump and his party. And it's not just about Kavanaugh

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CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins 'regrets' homophobic tweets from college days

CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins 'regrets' homophobic tweets from college days

CNN News correspondent, Kaitlan Collins, reports from the briefing room at the White House, on Aug. 2, 2018 in Washington. (Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images) WASHINGTON – CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins apologized Sunday for past tweets that surfaced in which she used homophobic language.  “When I was in college, I used ignorant language in a few tweets to […]

20 Dead In NY Limo Crash; Called Nation's 'Most Deadly Accident' In 9 Years

20 Dead In NY Limo Crash; Called Nation's 'Most Deadly Accident' In 9 Years

A two-vehicle crash in Schoharie, N.Y., on Saturday has left 20 people dead. Tom Heffernan Sr./AP hide caption toggle caption Tom Heffernan Sr./AP A two-vehicle crash in Schoharie, N.Y., on Saturday has left 20 people dead. Tom Heffernan Sr./AP Updated at 12:28 a.m. ET Monday To celebrate her upcoming 30th birthday, Amy Steenburg and more […]

20 Dead in Limousine Crash in Upstate New York

20 Dead in Limousine Crash in Upstate New York

A two-vehicle collision involving a limousine has left 20 dead in upstate New York, the New York State Police said on Sunday. Federal investigators were heading to the scene. Local reports said the limousine was carrying a wedding party when it collided with another vehicle outside the Apple Barrel Country Store in Schoharie, N.Y., on […]

Protesters rally in memory of man shot by police

Protesters rally in memory of man shot by police

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A group of 150-200 people rallied Saturday evening in honor of a man who was shot by police in downtown Portland last weekend.  Protesters are out again in downtown Portland to speak out against the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man by Portland police last weekend. Patrick Kimmons was shot after police […]

Husband Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Wife 123 times, Blames Cough Medicine

Husband Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Wife 123 times, Blames Cough Medicine

A North Carolina husband has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife after stabbing her more than 100 times. 29-year-old Matthew Phelps, of Raleigh, called 911 in September last year to report his wife’s death. “I have blood all over me and there’s a bloody knife on the bed, and I think I did it,” Phelps […]

Why don't more Texans vote?

Why don't more Texans vote?

Texas was near the very bottom of U.S. states in voter turnout in the 2016 presidential election. Few were surprised by this, given the recent history of voting in the Lone Star State. What accounts for our dismal performance? Why did a state like Florida, with 5 million fewer people than Texas, cast 600,000 more […]