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In their own ways, they upended two centuries of presidential selection. Voters say they’re open to new kinds of candidates this time, too, raising the question of whether voters are using a new lens through which to judge the qualities and qualifications of presidential aspirants.
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With 23 candidates, Democrats face a messy nomination process that gives President Trump an opportunity to define them before they define themselves.
The powerful Lebanese Hezbollah militia has thrived for decades on generous cash handouts from Iran, but U.S. sanctions are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.
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Katerina Barron, her daughter Sedona and son Adero play on the roof of their home in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
Katerina Barron, her daughter Sedona and son Adero play on the roof of their home in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
A traditional puppet known as Mojiganga dances beside the Allende Garden in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
A traditional puppet known as Mojiganga dances beside the Allende Garden in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
American tourists Emily Standish and Myles Standish walk along a street in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
American tourists Emily Standish and Myles Standish walk along a street in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
Bill Slusser (center) sings with his friend Fil Formicola (left) and Dilia Suriel (right) at a bar in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
Bill Slusser (center) sings with his friend Fil Formicola (left) and Dilia Suriel (right) at a bar in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
A man folds a pickleball net at the municipal sports unit in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
A man folds a pickleball net at the municipal sports unit in San Miguel de Allende. (Luis Antonio Rojas for The Post)
As the Mexican population in the United States shrinks, Americans are increasingly migrating to Mexico where they’re pouring money into local economies, renovating historic homes and changing the dynamics of Mexican classrooms.
In February, Army veteran Ronnie Sanchez Jr. decided to take on another challenge in a life full of them — a thru-hike of the 2,192-mile trail from Georgia to Maine. He was fatally stabbed in Virginia on May 11.
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“The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for exceptions for rape and incest and life of the mother.”
Enormous hail, destructive winds and strong tornadoes could target parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.
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With a wide smile on her face and tears in her eyes, Rashema Melson, 23, accepted her diploma and became the first person in her family to graduate from college.
Two medics help a wounded U.S. paratrooper who was evacuated during the 10-day battle for Hamburger Hill. (Hugh Van Es/AP)
Two medics help a wounded U.S. paratrooper who was evacuated during the 10-day battle for Hamburger Hill. (Hugh Van Es/AP)
A wounded U.S. paratrooper awaits medical evacuation in the A Shau Valley. (Hugh Van Es/AP)
A wounded U.S. paratrooper awaits medical evacuation in the A Shau Valley. (Hugh Van Es/AP)
A view of the A Shau Valley from Hamburger Hill this year. (Paul Schemm/The Post)
A view of the A Shau Valley from Hamburger Hill this year. (Paul Schemm/The Post)
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The 10-day battle inspired a movie and congressional hearings, symbolizing for some the incredible bravery of the American infantry and for others the futility and waste of the war.
The 71-year-old actor and former California governor appeared completely unaffected after a man surprised a gym full of people with a flying, two-footed drop kick to his back during a public appearance near Johannesburg.
“Well, basically, we’re all handmaids now,” Jones said. “This is how it starts.”
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