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Trump asks Supreme Court to shield his tax returns from prosecutors

The filing by the president’s private lawyers represents a historical moment that tests the court’s independence and highlights the Constitution’s separation-of-powers design. It also marks a new phase in the investigations that have dogged President Trump throughout his time in office.
Lauren Griffis is photographed in Nokesville, Va. (Calla Kessler/The Post)
Lauren Griffis is photographed in Nokesville, Va. (Calla Kessler/The Post)

‘I don’t know about normal love’: A church leader’s abuse and a woman’s years-long struggle

With a rise in clergy abuse cases coming to light in the #MeToo era, some church leaders are becoming transparent with congregants, rather than sweeping allegations under the rug.

Pelosi calls Trump’s actions ‘bribery’ as Democrats sharpen impeachment case

The shift toward bribery as an impeachable offense comes after long debates over whether President Trump engaged in a “quid pro quo.”

Career White House budget official expected to break ranks, testify in impeachment inquiry

Political appointees at the Office of Management and Budget have refused to appear, but Mark Sandy is a longtime employee who has worked for multiple presidents.

Justice Dept. watchdog won’t accept written feedback on report of FBI’s Russia probe

Witnesses worry that unusual restrictions will prevent their comments from being recorded precisely.
The shooting is at least the seventh to take place on school grounds since the start of the academic year, according to a Washington Post analysis, and the first fatal shooting on a campus since students arrived back at school.
The controversial and long-delayed contract had been widely expected to go to Amazon Web Services but was instead awarded to rival Microsoft last month.
The State Department’s inspector general concluded that the move was based not on the employee's merit but on improper and false perceptions of her political opinions, her association with the Obama administration, and her national origin.
Bijan Ghaisar’s family, with the support of Sens. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and others, had repeatedly pressed for details of the investigation in the months and years following the shooting.
The Supreme Court justice was scheduled to speak before the conservative group that has played an instrumental role in President Trump’s transformation of the federal judiciary.
This will be the second time in two years that the GOP will hold a major meeting at the resort, which has suffered financial decline since President Trump entered politics.
Rep. Ross Spano (R-Fla.) is accused of accepting an illegal campaign loan. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.) is being scrutinized for his employment of a longtime personal companion.
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These remote islands are closing to visitors next spring in the name of overtourism

A weekend without traditional tourists aims to protect the Faroe Islands from the same fate as places like Rome or Thailand's Maya Bay.
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‘One in a million’ deer captured on camera in Michigan woods

A retired legislator and amateur photographer went into the woods to capture wildlife. He ended up with images of a rare three-antlered deer.
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A white football coach, a historically black college and lessons that endure

Joe Purzycki wasn’t easily accepted when he was hired at Delaware State in 1981; Friday he’ll be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame.
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