Trump says he will ‘strongly consider’ testifying in writing

The president's tweet comes after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that he could appear before the committee and “speak all the truth that he wants if he wants.”

House is investigating whether Trump lied to Mueller, its general counsel told a court

The statement came in arguments before appeals court judges in Washington over Congress’s request to have secret grand jury evidence from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's report released for its impeachment inquiry.

Senate staff met with IRS whistleblower over concerns about tax audit of Trump, Pence

Staff for Sens. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the chair and ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, spoke with the IRS whistleblower earlier this month.
Mike Brooks holds a photo of his brother, Sean, and their mother, Sharon, from the early 1980s. (Janie Osborne for The Post)
Mike Brooks holds a photo of his brother, Sean, and their mother, Sharon, from the early 1980s. (Janie Osborne for The Post)
A blue urn containing the ashes of Sean Brooks was the centerpiece of his funeral. (Janie Osborne for The Post)
A blue urn containing the ashes of Sean Brooks was the centerpiece of his funeral. (Janie Osborne for The Post)
From left, Mike Brooks, Sami Brodahl and Sherri McWilliams take part in their brother Sean’s funeral this fall. (Janie Osborne for The Post)
From left, Mike Brooks, Sami Brodahl and Sherri McWilliams take part in their brother Sean’s funeral this fall. (Janie Osborne for The Post)

A 1987 triple murder gutted a family. For one young survivor, the trauma never receded.

Decades after a teenager walked into the Brooks family’s house in Montana and killed three adults, one last death is mourned.
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Revolutionary recycling? A new technology turns trash into plastic treasure.

Jack “Tato” Bigio, chief executive of UBQ Materials, stands in a container of shredded garbage.
Jack “Tato” Bigio, chief executive of UBQ Materials, stands in a container of shredded garbage.
The garbage is sorted, dried and shredded into confetti.
The garbage is sorted, dried and shredded into confetti.
The confetti is transformed into thermoplastic strands.
The confetti is transformed into thermoplastic strands.
The recycled material is used to make products such as this pen holder.
The recycled material is used to make products such as this pen holder.
“The magic that we’re doing is we’re taking everything — the chicken bones, the banana peels ... and we convert it,” says Jack “Tato” Bigio, chief executive of UBQ Materials in Israel.
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It's not just that he has reversed course; it's that he's doing it for reasons he said he wouldn't.
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For decades, the local football team was the toast of the town. Now it’s an afterthought.
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While President Barack Obama deported 1.18 million people during his first three years in office, President Trump has deported fewer than 800,000.
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The most remote emergency room: Life and death in rural America

These physicians, often hundreds of miles away, work out of cubicles instead of exam rooms.
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