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Dozens of her former law clerks lined the steps of the grand building to escort the casket of the second female justice for a private ceremony and an open-air viewing for the public. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., red-eyed, praised Ginsburg as "tough" and "compassionate."
People came from across the country to pass her casket.
There is a substantial record of President Trump’s actions that have compounded the perceptions of racism created by his words.
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks on Sept. 16. (AP)
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Reports that the Trump appointee had hosted a private event for a rising right-wing political party and its donors at the U.S. Embassy in The Hague earlier this month drew rebuke from Dutch lawmakers.
The Trump administration wants Russia to agree to a deal before Nov. 3, but the Kremlin has frustrated U.S. diplomats by sitting on a U.S. proposal.
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The FBI alleges that Pascale Ferrier of Quebec sent letters to President Trump and corrections officials in Texas signed “Free Rebel Spirit.”
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A Purple Line overpass sits unfinished in Riverdale Park, near the intersection of Kenilworth Avenue and Route 410, in June. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
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The library reopens on Sept. 24, but much of the building is still closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a roundtable in Georgia. (Reuters)
The Department of Justice will ask Congress on Wednesday to adopt a new law that could hold Facebook, Google and Twitter legally accountable for the way they handle some controversial content on the web.
The Wednesday meeting comes nearly four months after the president signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal government to oversee the way tech companies police political speech online.
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The experimental vaccine is the fourth to enter the final stage of testing in the United States.
Morgan Stanley, Walmart and others at NYC's climate week make new vows to cut carbon emissions. Meanwhile General Electric announced it will no longer build new coal-fired power plants.
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The 98-year-old organization ponders leaving its historic riverside home in Alexandria.
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From left, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin and Millie Bobby Brown play siblings Sherlock, Mycroft and Enola Holmes in “Enola Holmes.” (Alex Bailey/Legendary)
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