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A review by The Washington Post of nearly 90 state and federal voting lawsuits found that judges have been dubious of Republican arguments about the risk of widespread fraud.
Workers complete preparations for Tuesday night’s first presidentail debate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. (Melina Mara/The Post)
With Trump’s campaign hoping the first meeting between the two candidates would help him overcome his deficit in both national and key state polls, leaked tax documents have become the latest impediment to the president’s ongoing effort to revive his flagging reelection bid.
Tax records point to potential vulnerabilities for a president whose record has raised concerns about his deference to Russia and other countries.
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Police said at least three people died in the Zogg Fire in Shasta County, southwest of Redding. The wildfires, pushed by dry offshore winds, have spread during yet another in a series of heat waves that have shattered records across the state since August.
Tampa Bay Lightning players celebrate after defeating the Dallas Stars to win the Stanley Cup in Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday. (The Canadian Press via AP)
The Lightning a series that was largely played without Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos, whose only postseason appearance came in Game 3 of the finals.
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His wife told police that Brad Parscale had physically abused her, and officials say she had bruises and scratches.
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What do we now know about Trump’s tax returns?
The Washington Post’s David A. Fahrenthold analyzes the latest revelations about President Trump’s tax returns and what it reveals about his finances.
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In these three cases, tax law experts say, Trump’s company ventured into complex legal territory — areas in which other firms have faced penalties for stretching the rules too far.
The report on the president’s taxes fills in some gaps in our understanding but doesn’t tell the whole story.
President Trump and Ivanka Trump at the White House in April. (Bloomberg News)
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Not even Maureen Reagan wielded as much power as Ivanka, though other presidential daughters have left their mark on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Alecia Kitts was Tasered by a police officer on Sept. 23 in Logan, Ohio, after she refused to wear a mask while attending a middle school football game. (Tiffany Kennedy via Storyful)
The Atlantic has been forced to dip into the Greek alphabet after exhausting its list of conventional storm names for only the second time on record. 
In early September, Andrew Beattie's family was discussing the holiday and they came up with an idea. 
The Trump administration is trying to prohibit personal communications in the TikTok case, a judge said, which is not allowed under the act the president used.
A few customers brave rainy-day weather to dine at Kachka in Portland, Ore. (Leah Nash for The Post)
Restaurants are scrambling for solutions — yet again — before they face what one chef called an “extinction event.”
Last year, the median and mean wealth for Black families was less than 15 percent that of White families, according to the 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances.
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Recent research suggests that people with “Dark Triad” or antisocial personality traits appear less willing to comply with public health guidelines.
The 94-year-old naturalist said the achievement has given him “important hope” for the future amid growing concerns over “the destruction of nature.”
The Eastern Conference finals ended exactly how they began: with Adebayo exhibiting perfect timing and playing well beyond his years in the tensest moments. His performance delivered Miami to the finals, fulfilling an extended rebuilding process highlighted by the 2019 acquisition of Jimmy Butler.
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There will be no Triple Crown winner, but the Preakness Stakes will serve as a “win and you’re in” for the Nov. 7 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland.