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19 Oct 2017 at 3:38pm
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Kelly Speaks About Son?s Death and Criticizes Congresswoman Wilson
19 Oct 2017 at 3:26pm
John F. Kelly said he was stunned to see the criticism by a Democratic congresswoman after the president delivered a similar message to the widow of one of the soldiers killed in Niger.

Trump?s Condolence Call to Soldier?s Widow Ignites an Imbroglio
19 Oct 2017 at 3:10am
A furious back-and-forth turned what can be an emotionally wrenching encounter into an ugly spectacle between the president and a bereaved citizen.

Fallen Troops? Families Tell of Meeting Presidents: Sympathy and Sometimes Di...
19 Oct 2017 at 9:22am
President Trump?s condolence call to the widow of a slain soldier was outside the usual range of encounters with presidents, wounded service members and families of those killed said.

Senators Demand Online Ad Disclosures as Tech Lobby Mobilizes
19 Oct 2017 at 3:34pm
Tech has fought online ad regulations, but three senators will introduce a bipartisan bill to force the industry to disclose who buys political ads.

Congressional Memo: For the Senate?s Budget Blueprint, It?s Better Late Than ...
19 Oct 2017 at 2:22pm
The Senate?s budget blueprint, while ostensibly an outline of federal spending and revenues, would allow a tax bill to be approved with only Republican votes.

Without Saying ?Trump,? George W. Bush Delivers an Implicit Rebuke
19 Oct 2017 at 2:40pm
Former President George W. Bush defended immigration and free trade, while condemning nationalism, protectionism and ?casual cruelty? in public discourse.

F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer
19 Oct 2017 at 2:48pm
The treatment will be for adults with aggressive non-Hodgkin?s lymphoma when chemotherapy has failed. It re-engineers a patient?s own cells to fight cancer.

Blood and Beauty on a Texas Exotic-Game Ranch
19 Oct 2017 at 2:53pm
In the hill country outside San Antonio, a safari-style world of rare and endangered species symbolizes the popularity and controversy of exotic game hunting.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Pakistan, Land of the Intolerant
19 Oct 2017 at 5:47am
Ahmadis insist on calling themselves Muslims. We mainstream Muslims insist on calling them heretics.

Op-Ed Contributor: The Sad Tale of the MyRA
19 Oct 2017 at 4:55am
The failure of the Obama-era savings program shows what both parties get wrong about inequality.

Op-Ed Columnist: The F.B.I.?s Black Phantom Menace
19 Oct 2017 at 4:55am
A chilling report with echoes of the bureau?s persecution of black activists a half century ago talks of the threat from ?black identity extremists.?

Op-Ed Contributor: How to Respond to Richard Spencer
19 Oct 2017 at 10:41am
If you expected the white nationalist to skulk away after Charlottesville, you misunderstood his strategy.

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump Isn?t Hitler. But the Lying ?
19 Oct 2017 at 4:55am
The president has manipulated the American people with outrageous lies.

Op-Ed Columnist: ?Drug Dealers in Lab Coats?
18 Oct 2017 at 7:58pm
Big Pharma has helped get America hooked on opioids.

Op-Ed Columnist: McCain the Hedgehog vs. Bannon the Honey Badger
19 Oct 2017 at 4:55am
Steve Bannon has as much use for honor as a pornographer for dress.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Democracy Can Plant the Seeds of Its Own Destruction
19 Oct 2017 at 12:50pm
The advent of Trumpism is a symptom of the erosion of our basic institutions.

Op-Ed Contributor: Automakers Shouldn?t Fight Emissions Standards
19 Oct 2017 at 4:55am
Auto executives say they are committed to taking on climate change, but industry lobbyists are undermining fuel economy and emissions standards.

Spain Sets Stage to Take Control of Catalonia in Independence Fight
19 Oct 2017 at 3:32pm
Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia?s leader, said in a letter to the Spanish prime minister that the regional Parliament could vote to break away if Madrid tried to seize administrative control.

Nawaz Sharif, Ousted Pakistani Leader, Is Indicted in Corruption Case
19 Oct 2017 at 1:51pm
The charges against the former prime minister stem from his family?s ownership of expensive residential property in London.
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Trump's chief of staff John Kelly, whose son died in combat, defends presiden...
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
by By Jonathan O'Connell
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
When Amazon made a surprise announcement last month that it planned to open a second headquarters with even more jobs, it set off an unprecedented race among cities to lure the tech giant their way. Amazon said it ultimately would need 8 million square feet in a second region, making it the biggest economic development target experts can remember in decades.

Trump suggests FBI may have ?paid for? dossier alleging Russia ties
by By Anne Gearan and Devlin Barrett
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The compendium of information about Trump, much of it unproven, was produced by a former British intelligence agent last year, mostly before Trump won the 2016 election.

Bush?s unmistakable takedown of Trumpism: ?Bigotry seems emboldened?
by By Aaron Blake
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
For the past nine years, George W. Bush has largely stayed out of presidential politics. That changed in a big way today. Bush didn't use President Trump's name, but his target became clearer as the speech progressed.

Analysis: Bush shows the problem with criticizing Trump while courting his vo...
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Bush: White supremacy is 'blasphemy against the American creed'
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

In the military, trusted officers become alleged assailants in sex crimes
by By Craig Whitlock
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Ten soldiers and civilians who have been trained to deter sex offenses or help victims have been charged, convicted or investigated over the past year in connection with sexual assault, Army officials confirmed to The Post.

George W. Bush rebukes Trump's 'America first' foreign policy
by By Josh Rogin
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

George W. Bush just called for a nobler politics. But in the GOP, Trumpism re...
by By Paul Waldman
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Trump is thrashing around in a straitjacket of GOP lies
by By Greg Sargent
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

The GOP is the party of Roy Moore
by By Jennifer Rubin
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

The global rise - and tragic fall - of U.S. men's soccer
by By Afshin Molavi
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Cruz totally outclassed Sanders in last night?s debate
by By Ed Rogers
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm

Putin talks like Russia?s next president but stays silent on whether he?ll run
by By David Filipov
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The Russian leader used a major speech to list the Kremlin?s grievances against the U.S. Russian Kremlin watchers had expected Vladimir Putin to announce his candidacy.

Trump promised $25,000 to a grieving military father in a phone call. The che...
by By Dan Lamothe, Lindsey Bever and Eli Rosenberg
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge told The Post that President Trump called him and offered him $25,000 out of his personal account a few weeks after his son was killed in Afghanistan in June.

What Sessions wouldn?t say was more revealing than what he did
by By James Hohmann
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the personification of a hostile witness whenever a Democratic lawmaker questioned him during a contentious five-hour oversight hearing.

Trump gives federal response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico a 10 out of 10
by By John Wagner and Anne Gearan
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The president made his comments during a meeting with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló. ?You responded immediately,? Rosselló said when asked by Trump, ?Did we do a great job??

Appeals court to review judge?s order allowing abortion for undocumented teen...
by By Maria Sacchetti and Ann E. Marimow
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said the pregnant 17-year-old may go to an abortion clinic Thursday for counseling but cannot terminate the pregnancy before the court has a chance to rule on the case.

After Bill O?Reilly?s taunt, Jake Tapper reminds him he was ?humiliated in fr...
by By Mary Hui
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
O?Reilly mocked the CNN anchor for his low ratings. Tapper responded: ??Low? would be sexually harassing staffers and then getting fired for it.?

Missouri v. Celia: She killed the white master raping her, then claimed self-...
by By DeNeen L. Brown
31 Dec 1969 at 7:00pm
Long before #MeToo hashtags, a 19-year-old slave faced the death penalty for the murder of her owner, who had been assaulting her for years.
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Amazon's New $5 Billion Headquarters May Ruin Your City
by Alyssa Newcomb
19 Oct 2017 at 8:24am
Sure, having Amazon come to town is like winning the golden ticket ? but economists say the retail giant could create havoc for residents and local businesses.

Bush Slams Russian Effort to 'Exploit Our Country's Divisions'
by Adam Edelman and Peter Alexander
19 Oct 2017 at 2:23pm
Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that Russian cyber-attacks during the 2016 election were an effort to turn "Americans against each other" as Moscow sought to exploit "our country's divisions.

Kim Jong Un's Threats Rattle the Japanese ? but There's a Line They Won't Cross
by Alexander Smith
19 Oct 2017 at 9:50am
Japan remains steadfast in its opposition to nuclear weapons despite threats made by Kim Jong Un and the country's proximity to North Korea.

Finland's Open Prisons: Where Murderers Live Nearly Normal Lives
18 Oct 2017 at 4:11pm
In Finland, inmates at Open Prisons go outside to work, study and have therapy horses. They have keys to their rooms and their own kitchens to cook in. Finland believes that by treating criminals as equals, and giving them autonomy, they will rehabilitate and better adjust to life outside of prison.

This Smart, Shapeshifting Crosswalk May Be Key to Safer Streets
by Mark Harris
18 Oct 2017 at 4:59pm
LEDs in the road surface turn on to keep cars and people apart in all conditions.

Hundreds Protest Richard Spencer in Florida
by Matthew Vann and Kerry Sanders and Jon Schuppe and Bianca Seward
19 Oct 2017 at 3:09pm
White nationalist Richard Spencer's appearance at the University of Florida in Gainesville drew protesters who defied the school's request to stay away.

Why Are We Still Teaching 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in Schools?
by Alice Randall
19 Oct 2017 at 1:37pm
We need to ask what we lessons are conveying with Harper Lee's classic, and how useful they are to 21st century students.

In DNC Shake-Up, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials
by Alex Seitz-Wald
19 Oct 2017 at 8:43am
Several long-serving DNC members who opposed Tom Perez's election as chair were removed from key posts on the eve of the party's Las Vegas meeting.

84 Children Rescued in Nationwide Human Trafficking Sweep, FBI Says
by Erin Calabrese and Todd Miyazawa and Andrew Kozak
18 Oct 2017 at 11:56pm
Operation Cross Country XI focused on a single goal: taking out "pimps" who run human trafficking rings, the FBI said.

Don't Back North Korea Into a Corner, Putin Warns
by Carlo Angerer and Jason Cumming
19 Oct 2017 at 11:22am
The Russian leader did not mention the U.S. specifically, but warned of the possibility of conflict and pointed out that North Korea is a "sovereign country."

Scientists Make It Rain Diamonds Like It's Neptune
18 Oct 2017 at 6:46pm
Scientists recently discovered new evidence for diamonds on Neptune and Uranus. But this isn't the first time diamonds have been traced back to the cosmos. Carbonado diamonds are also believed to have originated from an asteroid collision billions of years ago.

Judge Won't Unfreeze Bail Money for Jailed 'Pharma Bro'
by Tracy Connor
19 Oct 2017 at 2:21pm
A Brooklyn judge who revoked 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's bail won't free up the money that secured his bond.

Trump Gives Administration a '10' for Puerto Rico Recovery
by Ali Vitali
19 Oct 2017 at 2:19pm
President Donald Trump graded his administration a "ten" out of ten for its response to Puerto Rico's hurricane devastation Thursday, despite the continued and widespread lack of electricity and drinkable water across the storm-ravaged island.

Utah Teen Accused of Helping Friend Hang Herself After Calling It 'Awesome'
by Corky Siemaszko
19 Oct 2017 at 2:05pm
Prosecutors say Tyerell Joe Przybycien texted a pal that the prospect of watching his friend hang herself was 'awesome.'

Spotlight Falls on Bob Weinstein, the 'Quiet Brother'
by Daniel Arkin
18 Oct 2017 at 7:34pm
Hollywood producer Bob Weinstein has emerged as a vehement critic of his embattled brother ? even as he also faces an allegation of sexual misconduct.

A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men
by Maggie Fox
18 Oct 2017 at 11:47am
Almost everyone gets this virus and oral sex spreads it.

Brexit Threatens to Shatter Northern Ireland's Fragile Peace
17 Oct 2017 at 4:00am
For three decades, the border was a front line in a bloody sectarian conflict known as "the Troubles."

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Haiti begs for 18-month stay of deportation for Haitians in U.S. after 2010 e...
by Stephen Dinan
19 Oct 2017 at 2:21pm

Haiti has asked the Trump administration to grant an 18-month deportation amnesty to its citizens who are already in the U.S., saying the island nation is still struggling to recover from the 2010 earthquake and can't handle return of tens of thousands of people.

Haitian Ambassador Paul G. Altidor, in ...

Stolen USB drives put personal info of roughly 2,000 veterans at risk: Reports
by Andrew Blake
19 Oct 2017 at 1:52pm

A Veterans Affairs facility in Washington state has begun notifying patients of a recent security breach potentially affecting the personal information of nearly 2,000 former service members.

The Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane said it has started alerting some 1,915 veterans whose names, addresses and other sensitive information may ...

Judges halt ruling allowing illegal immigrant girl to get abortion
by Alex Swoyer
19 Oct 2017 at 1:27pm

A federal appeals court ordered the ACLU not to rush a pregnant 17-year-old illegal immigrant to an abortion clinic, with the judges saying Thursday they wanted more time to consider the case.

The order by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, stays a lower court's ...

Senators move closer to final passage of 2018 budget
by David Sherfinski
19 Oct 2017 at 1:16pm

The Senate on Thursday was moving toward the final passage of a federal budget for fiscal year 2018, as Republicans look to unlock the process for getting a massive tax deal done without having to bother working with Democrats.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a floor speech that ...

DHS won't target DACA recipients for deportation
by Stephen Dinan
19 Oct 2017 at 12:46pm

Illegal immigrant Dreamers whose status under the Obama-era DACA status expires won't be particular targets for deportation, Homeland Security said Thursday, trying to tamp down on fears of massive sweeps being fed by immigrant-rights advocates.

Department spokesman David Lapan said that while former DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, ...

Trump team echoed politically charged tweets from Russian-linked account: Report
by Andrew Blake
19 Oct 2017 at 12:03pm

President Trump's closest advisers interacted with a Twitter account connected to a Kremlin-linked "troll farm" accused of meddling in last year's White House race on behalf of Russia, according to multiple news reports.

The Twitter account @Ten_GOP billed itself as the "Unofficial Twitter account of Tennessee Republicans" and posted political ...

Senate committee advances DOJ's national security division nominee
by Andrea Noble
19 Oct 2017 at 12:00pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to advance the nomination of John C. Demers as head the Justice Department's National Security Division.

Lawmakers spoke favorably of Mr. Demers at Thursday's committee meeting, with Sen. Charles Grassley noting that all the former assistant attorneys general who previously headed the division under ...

Thomas Farr, judge nominee opposed by Congressional Black Caucus, heads towar...
by Alex Swoyer
19 Oct 2017 at 11:16am

Thomas Farr moved one step closer to being a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Thursday over protests from the Congressional Black Caucus and several progressive groups who say he has worked to defend discriminatory laws.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted down party lines, 11 ...

Mega Millions lottery revamps their game to offer bigger jackpots, 'create mo...
by Jennifer Harper
19 Oct 2017 at 10:04am

Will they top the record-breaking jackpot of $656 million? Mega Millions, the lottery game available in 44 states and D.C., plans to offer larger jackpots and "create more millionaires," officials say, explaining that starting jackpots will increase from $15 million to $40 million, and jackpots will "grow faster" overall.

There ...

Safari West, African nature preserve threatened by California wildfires, weat...
by Laura Kelly
19 Oct 2017 at 10:03am

The Safari West nature preserve in Northern California has contingency plans for natural disasters — earthquakes, floods or wildfires — that they've drilled with three-hours notice. But when Sonoma County police officers arrived Sunday night to warn the staff about approaching wildfires, they were given only 15 minutes to evacuate.


Shannon Kepler, ex-Oklahoma police officer, convicted in 4th murder trial
by Justin Juozapavicius
19 Oct 2017 at 8:13am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn't decide whether to find him guilty of murder.

Jurors deliberated about six hours Wednesday night before finding ex-Tulsa ...

Radee Prince, shooting suspect, captured by police; they say he targeted 6 pe...
by Julie Linderman
19 Oct 2017 at 3:27am

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A sweeping multistate manhunt that kept the Mid-Atlantic region on high alert for more than 10 hours ended when law enforcement officers on foot chased down a man they say shot six people, killing three, in two separate shootings.

Radee Prince, 37, of Elkton, Maryland, shot ...

Vladimir Putin's rage triggered by President Obama's diplomatic moves
by Dan Boylan, Guy Taylor and Dan Boylan, Guy Taylor
18 Oct 2017 at 10:05pm

Part of an occasional series

In interview after interview with top U.S. intelligence officials and foreign diplomats about the downward spiral in U.S.-Russian relations, one date keeps resurfacing: January 2012.

That month Michael McFaul, President Obama's newly appointed ambassador to Russia, arrived in snow-covered Moscow and almost immediately began meeting ...

Curtis Lee Wyatt pleads not guilty to helping Eric Conn escape
by Stephen Dinan
18 Oct 2017 at 8:04pm

Curtis Lee Wyatt stands accused of helping his boss escape from house arrest, ducking a 12-year prison sentence for orchestrating the largest Social Security fraud in history.

On Wednesday Mr. Wyatt pleaded not guilty to the charges against him — and was released on house arrest himself.

It's the latest ...

AT&T, Time-Warner merger leaves conservatives fearing impact of left-leaning ...
by Valerie Richardson
18 Oct 2017 at 6:48pm

The proposed AT&T merger with Time Warner has some conservatives nervous about its impact on free speech — namely theirs.

The prospect of another massive, left-tilting media conglomerate running both platforms and content — including Trump nemesis CNN — strikes trepidation in the hearts of right-wingers already feeling the squeeze ...

Federal judge rules illegal-immigrant minor has right to abortion
by Alex Swoyer
18 Oct 2017 at 5:27pm

Illegal-immigrant minors in the U.S. have an unfettered constitutional right to obtain an abortion, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, ordering both the Trump administration and Texas officials to back off and allow a 17-year-old girl being held in a government-run shelter to be taken to a clinic.

District Judge Tanya ...

Trump aides entangled in Russia election quagmire fighting back
by Rowan Scarborough
18 Oct 2017 at 5:25pm

Former campaign aides to President Trump have begun to fight back against what they consider libelous allegations in the Russia election saga.

Instead of expensive legal actions, they are representing themselves in what might be considered unconventional actions through court, ethics and FBI complaints. The aim is to clear their ...

Greg Pence, Mike Pence's brother, launches run for Indiana U.S. House seat
by Brian Slodysko
18 Oct 2017 at 4:35pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.

A campaign announcement video touts Greg Pence as a Republican who believes in "fiscal responsibility, the sanctity of ...

Feinstein asks Sessions about pursuing illegal 'dark web' sites, teases possi...
by Andrew Blake
18 Oct 2017 at 4:29pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee's ranking Democrat discussed possible legislation Wednesday targeting sites on the "dark web," the non-indexed and difficult to monitor portion of the internet infamously used to host illegal online marketplaces including the former Silk Road and AlphaBay bazaars.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California took aim at illegal ...

Tammy Duckworth blocks key EPA nominees, cites ethanol stance and ties to Koc...
by Ben Wolfgang
18 Oct 2017 at 3:06pm

Citing one nominee's stance on the federal ethanol mandate and another's supposed ties to Koch Industries, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Illinois Democrat, on Wednesday placed holds on two key nominations for top-level jobs at the Environmental Protection Agency.

The move comes a day after Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Iowa Republican, threatened ... Live Bookmark
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