The agreement would allow for aid to be delivered in a besieged enclave of the capital after one of the war’s bloodiest periods. Hundreds of people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta in the past week as government forces bombarded rebel positions.
It remains to be seen whether the growing drumbeat for reform — from some Republicans, from major corporations, from President Trump and from the country overall — will change a long-standing resistance within the GOP.
The president used Twitter to continue pressing the idea he has touted for the past four days even as educators and others dispute his suggestion because of the training that would be involved.
The Broward County sheriff said the internal inquiry is looking into allegations made by officers from another department that they saw more than one Broward deputy waiting outside the Parkland campus during the attack.
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Medical Mysteries
Muscle weakness clearly wasn’t the cause, so her physical therapist suspected her problem might be neurological. Then he recalled an odd condition that afflicts concert pianists.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein told the White House counsel two weeks ago that there would be further delays in the background investigation of the president’s son-in-law.
Analysis
“The Snake” was written decades before Donald Trump turned it into a fable that he has repeatedly recited — including Friday before an audience of conservatives —to illustrate the alleged threats posed by refugees.
Perspective
“Curling really embodies what I think all of us hope that humanity can be,” team skipper John Shuster said. His story is one of redemption, and he experienced genuine emotion as he and the team achieved gold in the middle of the night for the people they left at home.
Russians have competed under the neutral Olympic banner, but a decision to end the ban to punish doping could allow athletes to use their own flag in the Closing Ceremonies. Critics point out that in these Games, two Russian athletes have tested positive for prohibited substances.
The tradition-steeped sport revamped its format for maximum mayhem: a touch of Tour de France, Formula One and NASCAR all on one slippery track.
Kenworthy, left, and Rippon. (Reuters; Getty Images)
Kenworthy, left, and Rippon. (Reuters; Getty Images)
They’re two men born 3,521 miles apart, linked by the Olympics and flung into friendship with adept repartee: Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skater Adam Rippon compare notes on life before and after coming out.
Perspective
The 22-year-old Czech just accomplished the unthinkable: winning gold medals in different disciplines, shattering all preconceived notions about the impossibility of mixing elite skiing and snowboarding.
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Afghan soldiers, police and intelligence officials were among those killed in the latest violence.
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Analysis
A new court-drawn map gives Democrats a shot at a four-seat gain — maybe more. Those numbers would put them on a path toward the 24 needed for House control.
Before they joined the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates made millions from foreign dictators. In a richly detailed expanded indictment, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III parted the curtain shielding how the Washington influence merchants worked the system.
In his annual letter to shareholders, Buffett said today that the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it harder to find deals at the right price. Even so, his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax overhaul that Congress passed.
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As a result of the ongoing investigation, the Riverside County, Calif., couple have each been charged with three additional charges of child abuse. In total, they each face about 40 charges and are being held on $12 million bail apiece.
Edge of Fame
Podcast
The story of Yankovic is of a sheltered boy genius who rebelled the only way he knew how: with an accordion. Now, decades after he spoofed Michael Jackson’s hit “Beat It,” Yankovic hits the road without his fat suit.
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Arts & Style
There will be a few changes to the script, but don’t worry: “Let It Go” is still in the stage version of the Disney hit.
This recipe is a real game-changer, and it's as simple as putting a baking sheet in the oven.
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