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February 1, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on July 28, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Pablo E. Piovano.
USDA's SNAP decision means there will be a gap in food assistance program
February 1, 2019 - 12:13pm
A general view of the Vince Lombardi trophy, a Los Angeles Rams and a New England Patriots helmet at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Rams player the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, 2019.  Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
On Super Bowl Monday, 17 million workers are expected to call in 'sick'
February 1, 2019 - 11:58am
January 31, 2019
Dust drifts over a cornfield in Alden, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 2017. Corn dominates the landscape and is primarily used for producing ethanol and feeding hogs. Iowa is the leading U.S. producer of corn and pork. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount
In Iowa, Trump's 'long rope' with farmers is starting to run out
January 31, 2019 - 10:20am
Sanders to propose dramatic expansion in estate tax on richest Americans
January 31, 2019 - 9:45am
The James J. Versluis ice-breaker tug boat travels through the Chicago River in Chicago on Jan. 30, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.
Brutal cold smashes records in the Midwest
January 31, 2019 - 8:04am
January 28, 2019
The Congressional Budget office says the United States economy has been slowed by its government shutdown and President Donald Trump's trade war with China. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Government shutdown projected to cost American economy $3 billion
January 28, 2019 - 8:46pm
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
Cohen will testify in another closed-door House meetings after getting new lawyers
January 28, 2019 - 6:20pm
January 27, 2019
After his brother confessed to the Parkland (Florida) shooting, Zachary Cruz, now 18, moved to Virginia. "I'm stuck between loving him and hating him because of what he did," Zach says. Photo for The Washington Post by Julia Rendleman.
Brother of confessed Parkland school shooter: 'I'm stuck between loving him and hating him because of what he did'
January 27, 2019 - 11:19am
January 23, 2019
Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York, April 16, 2018. The decision by Michael Cohen to abandon two defamation suits came as federal prosecutors are investigating his efforts to protect Donald Trump from brewing scandals. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Cohen will not testify before Congress next month 'due to ongoing threats against his family' from Trump, lawyer says
January 23, 2019 - 2:09pm
January 22, 2019
Hundreds of IRS workers skip work, citing hardship
January 22, 2019 - 7:55pm
Students walk trough the quad fronting historic McDowell Hall on the campus of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, in December 2018. The school is slashing its tuition and fees by 33 percent in the coming year.   Washington Post photo by Michael Robinson Chavez.
Private colleges slashing tuition
January 22, 2019 - 12:40pm
January 19, 2019
Demonstrators are seen during the Women's March at Freedom Plaza on Saturday in Washington. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges
Thousands gather for third Women's March after year of controversy
January 19, 2019 - 5:31pm
January 18, 2019
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and longtime fixer, leaving federal court in New York, Aug. 21, 2018. The Manhattan district attorney’s office is considering pursuing criminal charges against the Trump Organization and two senior company officials in connection with Cohen’s hush money payment to an adult film actress. (Andres Kudacki/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
In rare move, Mueller's office denies BuzzFeed report that Trump told Cohen to lie about Moscow project
January 18, 2019 - 9:44pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 8, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Pelosi abandons Afghanistan trip, accuses Trump of imperiling lawmakers with disclosure
January 18, 2019 - 6:02pm
January 17, 2019
FBI agents look for evidence at a park in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 15, 2017. Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount.
FBI and other federal agents see cases hampered and lives rattled by shutdown
January 17, 2019 - 9:55pm