Democrats expected to draft two articles of impeachment

Three officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity to be frank, described the likely articles that the Judiciary Committee would vote on later this week: one on abuse of power, the other on obstruction of Congress.
The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War
A Secret History of the War
The Post reveals a hidden history of the war in Afghanistan. (Video: Joyce Lee/The Post; photo: Magnum Photos)

Insiders detail what went wrong in longest armed conflict in U.S. history

For nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, U.S. leaders have sounded a constant refrain: We are making progress. They were not, documents from government interviews show, and they knew it.

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FBI felt it had hit a ‘tipping point’ before investigating Trump campaign, inspector general found

A tip from a trusted ally about possible Russian assistance with Trump’s campaign shook FBI officials, who were already tracking suspected Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Ivanka Trump was friends with British ex-spy Christopher Steele, report reveals

The inspector general report alludes to their relationship, which was confirmed by a person familiar with Steele’s business.
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Memo from 1990s pollution case shows Elizabeth Warren in action as corporate consultant

The presidential candidate’s past role on behalf of a real estate company trying to avoid paying for a toxic-site cleanup contrasts with her present-day image as an anti-corporate crusader.
After returning from home leave, the Saudi air force trainee who opened fire on classmates at Naval Air Station Pensacola seemed “strange” and “angry,” acquaintances said.
The package may face new opposition from lawmakers on the left angered by its support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.
A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to say when Attorney General William P. Barr’s event would take place but said that it would still be at the Trump International Hotel.
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What happened to “Comedian” — a piece of fruit taped to a wall — after it became a viral sensation sums up our collective, media-fueled disorder exquisitely.
Torching politically incorrect books heightens fears of deepening authoritarianism under President Xi Jinping and invites comparisons to Nazi Germany.
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Explosion of U.S. tech jobs concentrated in just five metro areas, study finds

Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, San Jose and San Diego snapped up 90 percent of the positions created from 2005 to 2017, according to the Brookings Institution.
Special Report

Giuliani’s two hats: Influencer-for-hire, policy force

The president’s lawyer has used his singular perch to try to influence U.S. policy and criminal investigations — at times pushing the interests of foreign figures who could benefit him financially.
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Suu Kyi’s defense of genocide charges may shock the West. But it bolsters her status at home.

The former democracy campaigner is set to appear at The Hague over allegations stemming from Myanmar’s expulsion of the mostly Muslim Rohingya people.
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