Charles Manson, head of the Manson Family cult that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others in August 1969, died on Nov. 19. (The Washington Post)
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Manson, who with his followers came to symbolize the dark excesses of the 1960s, died while serving a life sentence for a bloody two-night rampage in Los Angeles in 1969 that left seven people dead, including Hollywood starlet Sharon Tate.
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Interviews with dozens of women across the country depict a culture of widespread sexual harassment and abuse in kitchens and dining rooms — in dazzling Michelin-starred restaurants and suburban chains alike — that can’t be pinned solely on powerful chefs or a single gatekeeper.
While some take solace in reassurances from White House lawyer Ty Cobb that the investigation will be over soon, others say that view is naive. Legal experts believe special counsel Robert S. Mueller’s investigation is still in its early stages, and witnesses questioned in the probe warn to expect a series of new revelations.
In a meandering speech, embattled President Robert Mugabe made it clear that he has no plans to leave power. In the past week, he has faced a military takeover and the largest protests in the country’s history amid overwhelming opposition to his rule, which was underscored Sunday when his own party pressured him to step down or face impeachment.
Republicans are acutely aware that if they fail to deliver on the tax overhaul it would upset the business interests that have long been key party allies, and donors.
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The fake painkillers, which contain fentanyl and mysterious chemicals never before seen in some states, are changing the nature of the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Trump’s muted reaction stands in stark contrast to his tweets about Sen. Al Franken, which came within hours of the Minnesota lawmaker’s acknowledgment of sexual misconduct .
The agent was killed and his partner seriously injured Sunday while on patrol in the state's Big Bend area, officials said.
The president moved Friday to put elephant trophy imports on hold and strongly suggested Sunday that he will act to permanently block the practice.
The state's Public Service Commission is due to deliver its decision Monday on the controversial pipeline first proposed in 2008 to move oil from Canada to Texas Gulf Coast refineries.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens.
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Tambor, who has won two Emmy awards for his portrayal of a transgender woman who comes out late in life, blamed "the politicized atmosphere" on set for his departure.
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Washington reinvented heartbreak again Sunday. This time, a 15-point lead vanished in a 34-31 overtime loss at the hands of the Saints that transformed the Redskins’ best game into its latest existential crisis.
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