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RAPIDLY EXPANDING FACT-CHECKING MOVEMENT FACES GROWING PAINS

The number of fact-checking organizations has tripled around the globe in four years. But the journalist movement is increasingly under...

TV AND RADIO LISTINGS: JUNE 25

Taking a spin around the sports dial.

 
 
 

MELANIA TRUMP TALKS TO TEENS ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF KINDNESS: 'SHOW RESPECT TO EACH OTHER'

The first lady addressed the annual conference of Students Against Destructive Decisions.

JEREMY HELLICKSON HAS ROUGH OUTING AT CLASS A POTOMAC, BUT NATIONALS AREN'T CONCERNED

Hellickson allowed 11 runs in 4 2/3 innings for Class A Potomac, while reliever Brandon Kintzler tossed a perfect inning.

 
 
 

JOHN CARLSON REACHES EIGHT-YEAR, $64 MILLION DEAL TO RE-SIGN WITH CAPITALS

The defenseman was Washington's top free agent priority after the 28-year-old had a career season with 15 goals and 53 assists and...

JEFF FLAKE HINTS AT SLOWING DOWN SENATE WORK TO EXTRACT CONCESSIONS FROM TRUMP

The senator and frequent Trump critic has threatened a rebellion on judicial nominations.

 
 
 

2018 WORLD CUP IS DOWN TO ITS FINAL GROUP MATCHES. WHO WILL EMERGE IN THE ROUND OF 16?

Six teams have already advanced. For the rest, some of the most dramatic moments will play out over the next four days.

STORMY DANIELS TO MEET WITH PROSECUTORS IN MICHAEL COHEN INVESTIGATION

The porn star is expected to discuss potential grand jury testimony.

 
 
 

MCCASKILL STAYS ON THE TRAIL DESPITE A BROKEN RIB - COURTESY OF JOE MANCHIN

Sen. Claire McCaskill told constituents over the weekend that she'd suffered a cracked rib after a colleague saved her from choking...

SPRINT CAR DRIVER JASON JOHNSON DIES OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN CRASH

The accident occurred Saturday night in Wisconsin.

 
 
 

SENEGAL'S ALIOU CISSE IS THE WORLD CUP'S YOUNGEST AND ONLY BLACK COACH. HE'S ALSO A SEX SYMBOL

'MAGICAL': A SAUDI ARABIAN WOMAN DRIVES A FORMULA ONE CAR AS BAN ENDS

From the streets of Saudi Arabia to a French track, women are taking the wheel.

 
 
 

‘A PARTY IN TRANSITION': MARYLAND DEMOCRATIC FIELD INCLUDES MANY POTENTIAL FIRSTS

The Democrats include two African American men, one openly gay man and one immigrant woman.

TRUMP ADVOCATES DEPRIVING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS OF DUE-PROCESS RIGHTS

In tweets, he described the immigrants as invaders and wrote that U.S. immigration laws are “a mockery.”

 
 
 

TRUMP'S FALSE PORTRAYAL OF HIS SANFORD INSULT GOES LARGELY UNCHALLENGED BY HOUSE REPUBLICANS

'It wasn't a big deal," says one. 'I don't remember,' says another about whether they laughed, as Trump claims, when he insulted Mark...

WORLD CUP FANS' VIEW: LOCAL BUSINESSMAN UNITES IRANIAN AMERICANS WITH WORLD CUP PARTIES

Iman Huschmand's entertainment company is hosting watch parties for all of Iran's matches, turning Tysons Biergarten into a World Cup...

 
 
 

JAPAN VS. SENEGAL 2018 WORLD CUP: GROUP H UPSTARTS FACE OFF

The unexpected leaders of Group H meet for first place in this year's most topsy-turvy group.

TRUMP'S CHINA CRACKDOWN ENJOYS WIDE SUPPORT. HERE'S WHY THAT COULD BE A PROBLEM FOR HIM

Of all the president's tariff threats, his targeting of the Chinese is the most popular, but if the levies actually take effect in...

 
 
 

NORTH KOREA STICKS WITH 'NEW ERA' PLEDGE DESPITE TRUMP'S REVERSAL OVER NUCLEAR THREAT LEVEL

The reports by a state-controlled website marked the first comments from North Korea on U.S. relations since Trump's shift on the threat...

ENGLAND VS. PANAMA 2018 WORLD CUP

England is on the verge of clinching a spot in the knockout rorund.

 
 
 



What if your World Cup team is tied when group play ends?

What if your World Cup team is tied when group play ends?

If two or more teams wind up tied on points, this is how FIFA breaks those deadlocks. Read more ...

House Republicans Face Another Week Of Fighting Over Immigration

House Republicans Face Another Week Of Fighting Over Immigration

President Trump's mixed messages on immigration are making it difficult for Republicans on Capitol Hill to coalesce around legislation. House GOP leaders are still struggling... Read more ...

Murphy's 2-run single lifts Nationals past Phillies 8-6

Murphy's 2-run single lifts Nationals past Phillies 8-6

WASHINGTON - The offense that Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been waiting for showed up just in time to prevent a sweep at the hands of a division rival Sunday... Read more ...

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Retailers are installing blue lights in bathrooms to discourage drug injection by hiding veins. Read more ...

Video appears to show 'Permit Patty' calling police over 8-year-old selling...

Video appears to show 'Permit Patty' calling police over 8-year-old selling water without permit

A video of an altercation in San Francisco went viral Saturday. Read more ...

Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal's sleep at hotel

Iranian fans attempt to disrupt Portugal's sleep at hotel

SARANSK, Russia - Iranian fans have spent several overnight hours surrounding the hotel where Portugal's national team is based, making loud noises in an attempt to disrupt... Read more ...

U.S. plans to restrict Chinese investment in U.S. tech companies

U.S. plans to restrict Chinese investment in U.S. tech companies

The U.S. Treasury Department is drafting curbs that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying U.S. companies with “industrially significant... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday. 1. Uber begins the fight to keep its London licence on Monday. It's a battle that could define the whole... Read more ...

World Cup 2018: Colombia defeats Poland behind Radamel Falcao's first World...

World Cup 2018: Colombia defeats Poland behind Radamel Falcao's first World Cup goal

Colombia's Radamel Falcao scored his first World Cup goal to lead a 3-0 victory that knocked Poland out of the competition. Read more ...

Everything you need to know about the wild 'Westworld' season 2 finale...

Everything you need to know about the wild 'Westworld' season 2 finale revelations

Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the "Westworld" season two finale, "The Passenger." The second season finale of HBO's "Westworld" opened a door to the staging of Dolores and... Read more ...