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The 9 states with the worst homelessness crises reveal how bad the housing crunch has gotten in US cities

States like California and Hawaii have the worst homelessness crises and some of the highest housing costs in the US.
Protesters in white jumpsuits with smartphones mounted on their heads scanned people's faces.

Facial-recognition protesters put smartphones on their heads to scan the faces of 13,000 Washington, DC, inhabitants

Three protesters dressed in white jumpsuits used Amazon's Rekognition software to scan unsuspecting people's faces.
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out Halloween candy to visiting schoolchildren in advance of Halloween at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 28, 2019.

33 photos that show how Halloween has been celebrated at the White House

Halloween at the White House has been celebrated by administrations over the past 60 years. It began when Mamie Eisenhower decided to decorate in 1958.
The South Portico of the White House is seen decorated for Halloween before U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out Halloween candy to visiting schoolchildren at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 28, 2019.

Photos show the White House decked out in spooky trees and pumpkins as the Trumps celebrated Halloween a few days early

The festivities took place before the House scheduled a vote on procedures for the impeachment inquiry into Trump on the day of Halloween, Oct. 31.

Watch a high schooler be completely unimpressed when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows up to his computer-science class: ‘Who’s Jeff Bezos?̵...

Jeff Bezos made a surprise appearance on Monday at a high school in Washington, DC, to visit an Amazon-funded computer-science class.
Americans spend 27 minutes commuting.

Americans spend 9 days a year commuting to work. Here are the 25 US cities with the longest commutes.

Americans spend 20 more total minutes commuting than they did a decade ago, adding to the factors that make a city hard to work in.
Orlando Letelier, Chilean ambassador to the US, right, with Chilean Foreign Minister Clodomiro Almevda at a news conference, April 9, 1973.

43 years ago, a US Cold War ally assassinated one of its biggest critics with a car bomb in the heart of Washington, DC

The September 21, 1976, attack was one of the deadliest foreign terrorist attacks on US soil prior to the September 11 attacks.
President Trump at the grand opening ceremony of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.

Inside President Trump’s $200 million, presidential-themed hotel where Attorney General William Barr just booked a $30,000 holiday party

Over the years, the hotel has also become a meeting ground for conservative groups and Trump associates.
Portmarnock beach.

4 brothers rescued a 6-year-old Irish girl who was drifting into the ocean on a flamingo float

The brothers from the Washington, D.C. area, lept into action to save the 6-year-old girl, who had drifted a half-mile out to sea.
Padma Lakshmi dined with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Padma Lakshmi shares selfie from lavish dinner with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, where they ‘sipped champagne’ and dined on king salmon and cardam...

The dinner appeared to be organized around Justice Ginsburg's appearance and included at least nine other guests, according to Instagram posts.