U.S. says Israeli settlements in West Bank do not violate international law

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Trump administration, as it did with recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, had simply “recognized the reality on the ground.”

Senate staff met IRS whistleblower over concerns about audit of Trump or 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.
IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

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.
Angel Angon Quiroz, 11, is a student at the Math & Science Exploratory School in Brooklyn. (Yana Paskova for The Post)
Angel Angon Quiroz, 11, is a student at the Math & Science Exploratory School in Brooklyn. (Yana Paskova for The Post)
Integration’s New Frontier

What happened when Brooklyn tried to integrate its middle schools

New York City, with more than 1 million students, is by far the nation’s largest school district — and one of its most segregated. Now the city is becoming a laboratory of experimentation, examining whether it’s possible to tackle the stratification that courses through urban districts.

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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For decades, the local football team was the toast of the town. Now it’s an afterthought.
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Administration’s immigration jails are packed. Deportations are lower than in Obama era, though.

While President Barack Obama deported 1.18 million people during his first three years in office, President Trump has deported fewer than 800,000.
Special Report

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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