Experts encourage more public awareness of Russian meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will get hit again by Russian cyberattacks if the country doesn’t pay closer attention and work more closely with European allies who are also victims, international elections experts warned on Wednesday. In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, experts described extensive Russian interference in … Continue reading

Samsung and Trump officials announce hundreds of new factory jobs in South Carolina

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected today to visit Samsung’s $380-million appliance factory in South Carolina. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) Samsung unveiled plans Wednesday morning to open a new appliance factory in South Carolina, a move the electronics giant said will create 954 jobs in the Palmetto State over the … Continue reading

A council member’s solution to his Ohio town’s overdose problem: Let addicts die

(Brendan Smialowski/AFP) Under a plan by a city council member in Ohio, people who dial 911 seeking help for someone who’s overdosing on opioids may start hearing something new from dispatchers: “No.” In response to the opioid epidemic that swept the nation — including the small city of Middletown, population 50,000 — Council member … Continue reading