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Whip Clyburn on the push to pass the John R. Lewis voting rights act of 2020
Whip Clyburn on the push to pass the John R. Lewis voting rights act of 2020

House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) vowed to do whatever he can to urge Congress to restore the voting rights act to honor his longtime friend Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). Read more: https://wap...

Published: 08/03/2020
Thousands evacuated as Apple Fire spreads across California
Thousands evacuated as Apple Fire spreads across California

Thousands in Riverside County, Calif. have been evacuated as the Apple Fire continues to spread. As of August 3, only 5% of the fires have been contained. Read more: https://wapo.st/31fiEJR. Subscribe...

Published: 08/03/2020
Tropical Storm Isaias expected to flood D.C. region with up to six inches of rain
Tropical Storm Isaias expected to flood D.C. region with up to six inches of rain

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to bring significant rainfall to parts of Washington, Maryland and Virginia Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 as it travels up the East Coast. Damaging winds are also possible. Wide...

Published: 08/03/2020
Delta CEO Ed Bastian on covid-19 pandemic and the airline industry (Full Stream 8/3)
Delta CEO Ed Bastian on covid-19 pandemic and the airline industry (Full Stream 8/3)

With more than 80 percent of travel at a near standstill, airlines are adapting to a new reality. As some push for a return to business as usual, Delta Air Lines has continued to block middle seats, c...

Published: 08/03/2020
What a lost school year means for children with disabilities
What a lost school year means for children with disabilities

The prospect of a lost school year is daunting for all parents, but it is especially wrenching for families of children with special needs. For them, the loss of an in-person education also means they...

Published: 08/03/2020
Explaining ARDS and how covid-19 attacks the lungs
Explaining ARDS and how covid-19 attacks the lungs

Ajeet Vinayak of Georgetown University Hospital breaks down how the covid-19 virus attacks the lungs of patients, leaving possible long lasting damage. Read more: https://wapo.st/2PnQXc8. Subscribe to...

Published: 08/03/2020
From Space to the Gulf of Mexico: Watch SpaceX’s capsule make a historic splashdown
From Space to the Gulf of Mexico: Watch SpaceX’s capsule make a historic splashdown

Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken splashed down off the coast of Pensacola, Fla. on Aug. 2, completing the first manned mission of NASA’s commercial crew program. Read more: https://wapo.st/31i7...

Published: 08/02/2020
SpaceX Crew Dragon Returns to Earth - 8/2 (FULL LIVE STREAM)
SpaceX Crew Dragon Returns to Earth - 8/2 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to return from the International Space Station on August 2 with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on board. The Post’s Libby Casey will anchor live coverage...

Published: 08/02/2020
Politicians still at odds days after enhanced unemployment benefits dried up
Politicians still at odds days after enhanced unemployment benefits dried up

Lawmakers on Aug. 2 did not point to an imminent agreement on a new coronavirus stimulus package, days after enhanced unemployment benefits expired for millions of Americans. Read more: https://wapo.s...

Published: 08/02/2020
SpaceX's Crew Dragon astronauts prepare for return
SpaceX's Crew Dragon astronauts prepare for return

SpaceX's Crew Dragon is scheduled to return from the International Space Station on Aug. 2 with NASA astronauts on board. Read more: https://wapo.st/3k0pkEj. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTub...

Published: 08/02/2020
Mnuchin, Schumer say stimulus talks were 'productive,' but still no deal
Mnuchin, Schumer say stimulus talks were 'productive,' but still no deal

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Democratic leader Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Aug. 1 that further negotiations were needed to come to an agreement on coronavirus pandemic relief legisl...

Published: 08/01/2020
Why is Trump trying to delay the election? | The 2020 Fix
Why is Trump trying to delay the election? | The 2020 Fix

The Fix’s Amber Phillips breaks down how President Trump’s rhetoric about voting has gotten more extreme as he has sunk in the polls. Read more: https://wapo.st/315cXOt. Subscribe to The Washington Po...

Published: 08/01/2020
How Hurricane Isaias is likely to affect the East Coast
How Hurricane Isaias is likely to affect the East Coast

The Post's Matthew Cappucci explains what East Coast states can expect as they brace for Hurricane Isaias, the storm drenched the Bahamas on July 31. Tropical storm conditions could begin along the e...

Published: 07/31/2020
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma uses music to touch people, even through a screen
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma uses music to touch people, even through a screen

Despite not being able to be on stage in front of people, classical musician Yo-Yo Ma plays music virtually to foster community. He played his cello for Geoff Edgers on Instagram Live on July 31. Subs...

Published: 07/31/2020
Trump White House tells Democrats to 'get serious' about stimulus negotiations
Trump White House tells Democrats to 'get serious' about stimulus negotiations

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and and press secretary Kayleigh McEnany spoke to reporters July 31 about legislative negotiations for a new stimulus package aimed at extending unemployment be...

Published: 07/31/2020
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christies on covid-19 and the 2020 election (Full Stream 7/31)
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christies on covid-19 and the 2020 election (Full Stream 7/31)

As the Republican chief executive of a deep blue state and a U.S. presidential hopeful Chris Christie is no stranger to navigating partisan politics. He will discuss the three crises crippling the nat...

Published: 07/31/2020
On the front lines of the fight against covid-19 in Orange County, Calif.'s hardest hit city
On the front lines of the fight against covid-19 in Orange County, Calif.'s hardest hit city

The covid-19 death rate in Santa Ana, Calif. is more than double that of Orange County. Here, Latinos make up almost 80 percent of the population. Read more: https://wapo.st/3gk8Epc. Subscribe to The ...

Published: 07/31/2020
Late-night hosts react to Trump's tweet on delaying the election
Late-night hosts react to Trump's tweet on delaying the election

President Trump on July 30 proposed a delay to the 2020 presidential election. Late-night hosts had a lot to say. Read more: https://wapo.st/315cXOt. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https...

Published: 07/31/2020
Trump suggests election may be rigged when asked about delaying it
Trump suggests election may be rigged when asked about delaying it

President Trump on July 30 said he did not want to wait “three months” for election results while suggesting widespread mail-in voting would rig the 2020 election. Subscribe to The Washington Post on ...

Published: 07/30/2020
Barack Obama's full eulogy at John Lewis's funeral
Barack Obama's full eulogy at John Lewis's funeral

Former president Barack Obama memorialized Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) at his funeral on July 30 in Atlanta. Read more: https://wapo.st/3ggYcyx. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.s...

Published: 07/30/2020
Half of the House’s ‘Squad’ faces tough primary reelection bids
Half of the House’s ‘Squad’ faces tough primary reelection bids

Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) form the House’s "Squad" of progressive Democrats— but two of them face difficult r...

Published: 07/30/2020
Civil rights icon John Lewis eulogized by Obama, Clinton, Pelosi, King
Civil rights icon John Lewis eulogized by Obama, Clinton, Pelosi, King

Past presidents, lawmakers, friends and family gathered at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church on July 30 to honor Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). Read more: https://wapo.st/3hPuotg. Subscribe to The Washingto...

Published: 07/30/2020
Opinion | Why capitalize White? It reminds White people they have a racial identity.
Opinion | Why capitalize White? It reminds White people they have a racial identity.

Nell Irvin Painter, author of "The History of White People," explains how the language of whiteness — and its meaning — has evolved. Read more: https://wapo.st/2PcsA14. Subscribe to The Washington Pos...

Published: 07/30/2020
Sen. Tammy Duckworth on coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election (Full Stream 7/30)
Sen. Tammy Duckworth on coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming election (Full Stream 7/30)

An Iraq War veteran, Purple Heart recipient and the current junior senator from Illinois, Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D) is also on Joe Biden’s purported vice-presidential short list. She was the first Thai...

Published: 07/30/2020
Rep. John Lewis’s funeral at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church (FULL LIVE STREAM)
Rep. John Lewis’s funeral at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Rep. John Lewis’s funeral will be held July 30 at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, which the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once led. Former president Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy, along...

Published: 07/30/2020
Portland protesters vow to stay on the streets as federal agents prepare to pull back
Portland protesters vow to stay on the streets as federal agents prepare to pull back

There were more clashes and tear gas in Portland on July 29, even after Oregon’s governor and the Trump administration announced an agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions outside the federal courth...

Published: 07/30/2020
Obama calls for ending Senate filibuster to expand voting rights
Obama calls for ending Senate filibuster to expand voting rights

At the funeral for former Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) on July 30, former president Barack Obama called for eliminating the Senate filibuster if needed to expand voting rights. Read more: https://wapo.st/3...

Published: 07/30/2020
Qualified immunity, explained
Qualified immunity, explained

Eliminating qualified immunity is on the list of demands from protesters and activists asking for reforms to how police are held accountable for violating the constitutional rights of civilians in the...

Published: 07/30/2020
NASA launches Mars 2020 Perseverance rover
NASA launches Mars 2020 Perseverance rover

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover lifts off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on July 30, 2020. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTub...

Published: 07/30/2020
John Lewis public viewing at the Georgia Capitol, honored by Phi Beta Sigma (FULL LIVE STREAM)
John Lewis public viewing at the Georgia Capitol, honored by Phi Beta Sigma (FULL LIVE STREAM)

Rep. John Lewis will lie in state at the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta on July 29. Members of his fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma, will also host a special service at the Capitol. Atlanta is Lewis’s final res...

Published: 07/30/2020
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