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Astro Bob blog: Sunspots to the Rescue / Watch the Eclipse Live Online
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Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
1 hour 4 min ago
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
1 hour 4 min ago
Groundskeepers remove a plaque commemorating Robert E. Lee outside of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, Aug. 16, 2017. In the days after a white nationalist rally to defend a statue of Robert E. Lee led to violence in Charlottesville, Va., monuments to Confederate leaders came down in Gainesville, Fla., Baltimore and elsewhere. Sam Hodgson / The New York Times
Trump mourns loss of 'beautiful statues and monuments' in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue
1 hour 7 min ago
The U.S. Botanic Garden expects three corpse flowers to bloom this week. Photo by Adrian Higgins for The Washington Post.play button
Something stinky is happening in Washington, and it has nothing to do with politics
1 hour 26 min ago
Matters of record received Aug. 17, 2017
1 hour 51 min ago
Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, on Feb. 18, 2016. File photo / Washington Post
Silicon Valley is giving white supremacy groups the boot
3 hours 59 min ago
Shipping Traffic for Aug. 17, 2017
10 hours 32 min ago
Bygones for Aug. 17, 2017
10 hours 32 min ago
August 16, 2017
Charge: Minn. group home employee, vulnerable resident delivered newspapers, stole from garages, vehicles
13 hours 4 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
13 hours 46 min ago
Inge Thulin, chief executive officer of 3M
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
13 hours 48 min ago
About 100 marchers gathered in Bemidji on Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, to protest white supremacy. The march was organized after a woman was killed during a white supremacy rally in Virginia on Saturday. Grace Pastoor / Forum News Service
Marchers 'Unite Against Hate' in Bemidji
13 hours 52 min ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, July 20, 2017. Sessions said on Aug. 14 that the “evil attack” in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend meets the legal definition of an act of domestic terrorism, an early declaration in an investigation after a car plowed into a crowd of protesters. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime
14 hours 18 min ago
Submitted/ An artist's rendition of the proposed veterans' nursing home in Montevideo. Proponents are planning to return to the capitol for another try at state funding for the project.
Another try planned for state funding for western Minnesota veterans nursing home
14 hours 23 min ago