DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is again pushing back the date it expects to be able to fly the grounded Boeing 737 Max jet, meaning more flight cancellations. Southwest said Thursday that it was taking the plane out of its schedule through Nov. 2, a month longer than before. WithoutRead More →

Don’t let the slightly cooler temperatures on Thursday fool you, it will be a short reprieve from the even hotter and more humid weekend ahead. Here’s what you need to know. WTOP’s Weather Center Warm weather and heat-related illness: Why it’s important to stay hydrated Choosing a sunscreen that won’tRead More →

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Valvoline Instant Oil Change center in North Carolina has fired a worker over an invoice that called a customer “poka honas,” an apparent reference to Pocahontas. The Asheville Citizen Times reports the business’s invoice shows the customer’s address as Raccoon Trail, a street that doesn’tRead More →

HELENVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Bill Brasch greeted President Donald Trump’s latest tweet controversy with a shrug. He doesn’t believe Trump was being racist for telling four congresswomen, all women of color, to “go back” to the countries they came from. It doesn’t matter much that all four of the womenRead More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s racist tweets about four Democratic lawmakers of color (all times local): 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says his tweets telling four female Democratic lawmakers of color to “go back” to the broken countries from which they came were “NOT Racist.” TrumpRead More →

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas scuffled in the first half of the season and wanted a fresh start after the All-Star game. His got it. Mikolas pitched an eight-hitter and Tyler O’Neill hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win over theRead More →

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the bail hearing for Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A judge says he won’t decide today about granting financier Jeffrey Epstein bail on charges alleging he sexually abused underage girls. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said Monday he needs more timeRead More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is spreading falsehoods on issues of race, immigration and American-ness, exhorting four non-white female lawmakers to “go back” to where they came from and crying foul over his failed bid to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. He suggests that the DemocraticRead More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is wading provocatively into a rift between a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In tweets Sunday, Trump portrays the lawmakers as foreign-born troublemakers who, he says, should go back to their home countries. He tweets: “You can’t leave fastRead More →

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Barry (all times local): ___ 11:40 p.m. Authorities are trying to rescue a family of five who are trapped by high water in a south Louisiana home. KTBS-TV reports that the family was trapped Saturday night in the town of Franklin. The ShreveportRead More →