Saudi oil output takes major hit after apparent drone attacks

The attacks, claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, knocked out more than half the kingdom’s oil output and threatened to drive up already high tensions between Iran and its foes in the Persian Gulf. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly blamed Iran for the attacks, but offered no specific evidence.
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‘More united’ vs. ‘A house divided’: GOP goes all in on Trump while Democrats clash over ideology, tactics

Democrats have struggled with whether to bolster or restrain the party’s leftward shift. Republicans, meanwhile, have completely ceded the party’s orthodoxy to President Trump.
A memorial to Georgian prisoners killed by Joseph Stalin’s secret police stands in the pine forest at Sandarmokh, Russia, in Karelia. (Will Englund/The Washington Post)
A memorial to Georgian prisoners killed by Joseph Stalin’s secret police stands in the pine forest at Sandarmokh, Russia, in Karelia. (Will Englund/The Washington Post)

This Russian forest symbolized Stalin’s brutality. Now some contend the Finns should share the blame.

Russian authorities hope to prove that, among Joseph Stalin’s victims in Sandarmokh, Soviet soldiers taken captive and shot by the Finnish army during World War II are also buried. That theory enrages some who say it looks like an attempt to blur the memory of Stalin’s purges.

The autistic children of Donor H898

At least a dozen children diagnosed as being on the spectrum were conceived with sperm from the same donor, spurring a lawsuit. The phenomenon is believed to be unprecedented and has attracted the attention of some of the world’s foremost experts in the genetics of autism.
A cascade of bureaucratic bungling, miscommunication and missed chances culminated last month with the deaths of a 9-year-old boy and a 40-year-old man when fire tore through the house.
The Conservative leader who called for the 2016 referendum broke his silence in a new book. Many Britons blame Cameron for today’s Brexit quagmire, branding him “the man who broke Britain.”
The 58-year-old Navy vet brought a $139,000 hospital bill to a campaign event and asked the presidential candidate, who has pushed for "Medicare for all," to help him.
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The White House confirmed Hamza bin Laden’s death on Saturday, but U.S. officials for months have telegraphed the possibility of his killing at the hands of U.S. forces.
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