Trump’s worldview forged by neglect and trauma, his niece says in book

Mary Trump, who has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, shares a history of family tragedy and division with President Trump.

Brazil president, who had been skeptical of virus, tests positive

The U.S. ambassador to Brazil said he would also be tested after hosting President Jair Bolsonaro for a Fourth of July barbecue.

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Statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart taken down in Richmond

Erected in 1907, memorial is fourth and last removed from city-owned property on Monument Avenue. Only Robert E. Lee, on state land, remains.

Facebook will meet with civil rights groups as hundreds of companies join ad boycott

More than 750 companies, including Coco-Cola, Hershey and Unilever have suspended their advertising on the platform after concerns the social network profits from the spread and amplification of hatred and outrage.
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The death of Army Spec. Vanessa Guillén has opened deep wounds for women in uniform, who said Guillén has quickly become emblematic of darkly systemic problems in the military.

Deutsche Bank fined $150 million for relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

New York regulators faulted the German bank for what it called a series of procedural failures and mistakes in its handling of the billionaire investor’s accounts.
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To Tucker Carlson and Trump, the only acceptable patriotism is deferential patriotism

It's a view that reflects a common sentiment among members of their shared party.

Relief loans benefited well-connected firms that didn’t mention saving jobs

Businesses owned by members of Congress were among those that received aid from the $660 billion relief program.
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The Trump White House finally — if unintentionally — invokes the Armenian genocide

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany referenced vandalism of the “Armenian Genocide Memorial.” The invocation of the G-word is something administrations have avoided for decades.

Battling second virus wave, Australia puts Melbourne under lockdown

The new measures threaten to derail the recovery of a country that had enjoyed relative success in conquering the coronavirus.
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Health workers administer MMR vaccinations in 2019 in Apia, Samoa. (Chikara Yoshida/Getty Images)

There was an effective vaccine. An outbreak struck anyway.

Last year, it became clear that, even in a small nation like Samoa, eradicating a preventable disease like measles was not simple at all.

Major U.S. cities confront spike in deadly shootings

As the nation faces a pandemic, financial catastrophe and massive social justice protests, it is suddenly also confronting a spike in violence in some of its major cities. 

Roger Stone again seeks to delay reporting to prison

The confidant to President Trump asked for a two-month extension because of coronavirus risks in prison. He is scheduled to surrender to a federal prison in Georgia next week.
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Ian Haydon is part of a covid-19 vaccine trial being conducted by the biotechnology company Moderna Therapeutics. (Stuart Isett for The Post)

On the trial and error of being injected with a covid-19 vaccine

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Supreme Court keeps ban on robocalls to cellphones, tosses exception for government debt collection

The bottom line of Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants: The consultants “still may not make political robocalls to cell phones.”

Britain may further limit Huawei in 5G, a win for U.S. and blow to China

Britain and China have been clashing over Beijing’s ­crackdown on political freedoms and a strict new security law for Hong Kong.

Penn State basketball coach apologizes for ‘noose’ comment that prompted player’s transfer

Rasir Bolton, now at Iowa State, also accused Nittany Lions Coach Pat Chambers of other acts of racial insensitivity and said his concerns were inadequately addressed by Penn State’s athletic department.
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Braves, Nationals benefit most from having designated hitter in 2020

For the first time ever, the lineup cards for the National League will feature a designated hitter in all games, not just those where their opponent is from the American League.

Ward 8 nursing home closes permanently, leaving patients unprepared, advocates say

The nursing home at United Medical Center, which temporarily relocated its patients because of the pandemic, now plans to close permanently — a move that advocates for the elderly say was mishandled and may violate the law.

Elite private and charter schools across Washington got millions in relief loans

Those types of schools have faced criticism for taking relief money during an economic crisis while their major funding streams have not stopped flowing.
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Lightning reflects in the Potomac River between Old Town and National Harbor Monday evening. (Dave Dildine)

Loud, damaging and repeated storms deluged the D.C. area Monday night. Here’s how it happened.

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7,000-square-foot mural to honor Breonna Taylor unveiled in Maryland park

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Ennio Morricone wrote the perfect soundtrack for a time when we miss movies more than ever

The composer, who died Monday, left a powerful legacy, including the score for “Cinema Paradiso,” with an intro that moves us to tears.
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A classic French dessert gets a savory spin with bell pepper and zucchini

This creamy clafoutis is filled with sauteed bell peppers and zucchini, with white sharp cheddar for balance.
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The Unclaimed Baggage Store in Scottsboro, Ala. (Courtesy of Unclaimed Baggage)

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Impress you friends with a lizard leather pool cue you purchased at a discount from someone's unclaimed baggage.
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