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In speech, Mulvaney admits Republicans are hypocritical on deficits

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Mulvaney, who ran the Office of Management and Budget before taking the acting chief of staff role, said that he found the growing deficit — which reached almost $1 trillion in 2019, soaring under the Trump era – “extraordinarily disturbing” but that neither party, nor […]

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White House assembles team of advisers to guide clemency process as Trump considers more pardons

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis The group, essentially an informal task force of at least a half-dozen presidential allies, has been meeting since late last year to discuss a revamped pardon system in the White House. Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, is taking a leading role in the […]

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Wendy’s mascot may look sweet, but on Twitter she’s a mean girl

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Wendy’s mascot — that red-haired, pigtailed, freckle-cheeked girl — might look sweet. But the fast-food chain’s tweets, accompanied by an image of her grinning face, are anything but. And lately, the burger purveyor’s snark is reaching triple-stack levels — and its trolling of competitors is […]

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He found his wife and 6-year-old dead on Valentine’s Day. His teen son is accused of the crime.

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Instead, he was met by gunfire. A bullet that seemed to come from the basement door sliced across his forehead. As blood poured down his face, Norwood said, he ran into the small ranch house to search for his family. The lights were on in […]

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Freshman Amani Watts, known as ‘Baby Shaq,’ makes an immediate impact for Old Mill

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Old Mill entered last offseason with uncertainty after graduating key seniors, but Watts has led the Patriots to the Anne Arundel County regular season title. On Wednesday, she posted a team-high 24 points in No. 15 Old Mill’s 65-58 win in Millersville. “Every game she […]

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A former NHL goon used Twitter to create a hockey-abuse hotline. His inbox exploded.

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis The only place hockey lives in Carcillo’s house now is upstairs on his laptop, where he runs a Twitter account, @CarBombBoom13, that has become a depository for the sport’s darkest experiences and a megaphone to demand change across the sport. Since retiring from the Chicago […]

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Teenager arrested in fatal shooting of another teen outside Charles County home, sheriff’s office says

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis Darryl Edward Freeman, of Waldorf, was arrested Wednesday on first-degree murder and other related charges in connection with the slaying, the sheriff’s office said. He is being charged as an adult, they said. By Martin Weil Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & […]

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Zoe Caldwell, Broadway star who won four Tony Awards, dies at 86

Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis She had complications from Parkinson’s disease, said her son Charlie Whitehead. Ms. Caldwell, whose first name was pronounced with one syllable, “Zoh,” was born in Australia and was acting professionally at age 9. She was a veteran classical performer — appearing in works by William […]