'The Big Dark' Is On A Collision Course With The US

US | Amber Randall
A Washington State Trooper stops a vehicle at a roadblock on Highway 530, near an area where a landslide and floodwaters block the road, outside Darrington, Washington March 28, 2014. At least 26 people were known to have perished when a rain-soaked hillside collapsed without warning on Saturday, unleashing a deluge of mud that flattened dozens of homes in a river valley near the rural town of Oso, in Snohomish County, some 55 miles northeast of Seattle. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

‘Not unusual’

Protester Gameday: Battle Of The Baked Goods!

US | Phillip Stucky

‘Like heaven in my mouth’

Student Loan Debt Could Be Forgiven For DC Residents

Education | Rob Shimshock
Portrait happy woman exults pumping fists ecstatic celebrates success under a money rain falling down dollar bills banknotes isolated on gray wall background with copy space (Shutterstock/pathdoc)

‘This is something we need to address’

Washington AG Targets Big Pharma For Spreading Death 'For Their Bottom Line'

US | Steve Birr
Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey

‘They ignored what was happening’

Washington Has Killed Every Coal Export Project In The Last Seven Years

Energy | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO: A CSX coal train (R) moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Maryland October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

‘Negative environmental impacts’

War With North Korea Would Be Catastrophic. Here's How Bad It Could Get

World | Ryan Pickrell
Korean People's Army (KPA) artillery troops conduct a live firing exercise in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 12, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

‘Tragic on an unbelievable scale’

March To Occupy DC Draws Protesters In 'Civil Disobedience'

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Charlottesville Marchers reach DC (Credit: TheDCNF, Philip Stucky)

’45 must go’

Teen Marijuana Use Plummets To Historic Low Despite Legalization

US | Steve Birr
A man smokes marijuana during a rally for the legalization of marijuana in Mexico City, Mexico, May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero

‘Send the wrong message’

Washington Fires Cause 'The Worst Smoke Year' In Memory, Says Scientist

US | Tim Pearce
A firefighter battles the Ponderosa Fire east of Oroville

‘Forecast for Seattle: ash flurries … and smoke shade”

It Only Took A Day For The March To DC To Lose Nearly All Of Its Marchers

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Supporters of U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton react at her election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

‘We have about 35 folks’

Washington, D.C. Reaffirms Its Rejection Of Right-To-Carry

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | NRA ILA

DC is spending big dollars to ensure that Second Amendment rights are abolished – Are you surprised?

North Korea Warns Of 'Uncontrollable Nuclear War' As US, South Korean Troops Begin Joint Drills

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Army's AH-64 Apache helicopters fire, during a U.S.-South Korea joint live-fire military exercise, at a training field, near the demilitarized zone, separating the two Koreas in Pocheon, South Korea April 21, 2017. Picture taken on April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

US says military force an option if the North missteps

Activists Want To Illegally Cut Off Millions From Trains Carrying Fossil Fuels

Energy | Tim Pearce
FILE PHOTO: A CSX coal train (R) moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Maryland October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

‘it’s about climate change’

Police Officers Poisoned By Heroin Smoke During Drug Raid

US | Steve Birr
Powdered heroin is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. REUTERS/US DEA/Handout via Reuters

‘Started getting violently ill’

US Preemptive Strike On North Korea Could Start A War With China, State Media Suggests

World | Ryan Pickrell
Paramilitary policemen and members of a gun salute team shout slogans at an oath-taking ceremony for the upcoming military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War Two, at a military base in Beijing, China, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

‘China will prevent’ US and allies from carrying out strikes

South Korea Wants To Drop Bigger Bombs On Kim Jong Un

World | Ryan Pickrell
United States and South Korean troops utilizing the Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and the South Korea's Hyunmoo Missile II, fire missiles into the waters of the East Sea, off South Korea, July 5, 2017. 8th United States Army/Handout via REUTERS

Heavier warheads

Trump: DC Is A Sewer, Not A Swamp

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Vice President Mike Pence laughs as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat as they attend a Made in America product showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘It’s actually much worse’