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As President Trump made a push to change the campaign’s dynamic, Joe Biden reiterated warnings about Trump’s “failed leadership.”
If President Trump is reelected, his loan-saddled properties could present a conflict of interest: He will owe enormous sums to banks that his government regulates.
Dozens of times over the past three years, President Trump has attempted to erase former president Barack Obama and the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) from the history of the Veterans Choice Act. (Monica Akhtar/The Post)
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President Trump has told mistruths about the 2014 VA Choice Act more than 156 times, seeking to deny the contributions of rivals including former president Barack Obama and the late Sen. John McCain.
Yolanda McGriff hugs her 16-year-old daughter, Keionna, in Dallas. “My whole life changed from that one decision,” McGriff says of attending a May 30 demonstration with her daughter after George Floyd's death. (Zerb Mellish for The Post)
Analysis of arrests in 15 cities reveals most George Floyd protesters were charged with misdemeanors and lived within the metro area where they were arrested. The data contradicts suggestions by President Trump and other officials that those who took to the streets were mostly agitators from out of town, committing felonious acts.
According to a federal criminal complaint made public Friday, Ivan Harrison Hunter, a 26-year-old from Bourne, Texas, traveled to Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death and was captured on video May 28 firing 13 rounds from an AK-47 into the precinct building.
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How Congress could change if undocumented immigrants are removed from the 2020 Census
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Nov. 30 on the Trump administration’s appeal to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census.
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President Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if Joe Biden would have found a way to reach an Israel-Sudan accord. But Trump may not have received the response he expected from one of his most fervent global allies.
Joe Biden speaks about his plans for combating the coronavirus pandemic Friday at the Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (Getty Images)
States that Donald Trump won by significant margins in 2016 are now the tightest races, according to polling averages.

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Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.

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White House announcement did not offer specifics on terms and timing. If Sudan were to establish ties with the Jewish state, it would become the third Arab country in recent weeks to do so, following the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
An unusually stark warning also referred to unspecified threats against the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul.
The deal was signed Friday in Geneva. (U.N./AFP/Getty Images)
Computer models are struggling to handle the system, making for a tricky forecast.
The ruling is being cheered as a win for the burgeoning meat-alternatives market.
An independent committee investigated the case of a trial participant who suffered a stroke and concluded it was not related to the vaccine, according to two individuals familiar with the trial.
The political consultant and author, who used to edit a weekly newspaper owned by Jared Kushner, is accused of stalking a doctor and harassing her colleague and the colleauge’s spouse. 
Preliminary report from advocates urges congressional Democrats to dig deeper into the detention center’s medical treatment of women in its custody.
A judge’s order reveals that federal agents said they found a wealth of threats and alarming Internet postings by Alexander Hillel Treisman.
Walmart is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis.
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Humans pay close attention to books and one another. (Illustration by Craig Cutler for The Post)
English departments are increasingly under pressure to justify their existence. But have the eternal lessons of great books ever mattered more?
At Peter Chang’s NiHao in Baltimore, chef Pichet Ong shows his facility with savory dishes, too.
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After Connecticut high school football was postponed until the spring, parents and kids formed their own independent leagues with many of the same players and coaches from their school teams.
As a golfer, Andrew Giuliani flamed out at Duke and in the pros. But as President Trump's chief golf partner and sports czar, he has thrived.
The 2020 edition of the storied Army-Navy football rivalry has been moved from Philadelphia to Army's Michie Stadium as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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The museum, which will also auction works by Clyfford Still and Brice Marden, said the donations were never formalized.
Viola Smith1912–2020
She formed the Coquettes “all-girl” big band and championed women in the almost completely male preserve of 1930s and ’40s popular music.
The horror movie genre has historically undervalued its Black characters. In films such as “Get Out” and “Night of the Living Dead,” they shine.
The “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” host said the highlight of the night was that he would “never have to watch Donald Trump debate ever again.”