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Judges surprise attorneys for Trump’s bankers by asking about his tax returns

Attorneys for Capital One and Deutsche Bank refused to say whether President Trump's tax returns are among the documents that House committees are seeking.
Football players and coaching staff pray before a game in their locker room. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Football players and coaching staff pray before a game in their locker room. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Frankie Alameda talks to family friend Shayla Clifton, 6, after a game. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Frankie Alameda talks to family friend Shayla Clifton, 6, after a game. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Football players rest in the library before their game. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Football players rest in the library before their game. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
“I wouldn’t say I even know [how many players are dealing with immigration fears],” Coach Rodelin Anthony says. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
“I wouldn’t say I even know [how many players are dealing with immigration fears],” Coach Rodelin Anthony says. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Students watch the football game from the stands. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Students watch the football game from the stands. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)

In a small farming town, thrill of football season has been replaced by fear of ICE raids

Players on the Immokalee High School football team in Florida, most of whom are from immigrant families, have taken to looking out for one another. President Trump’s promise of raids targeting immigrants who are in the country illegally has put a chill on this proud community.
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Through a network of well-financed advocacy groups, David Koch and his brother, Charles, achieved their greatest distinction, spreading an uncompromising anti-government gospel that moved the Republican Party steadily to the right.
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At least nine Democratic presidential hopefuls will probably miss the September debate stage — and will see their profiles sharply downgraded within days.
The battle over the rights to make movies about the web-slinger touched on a bigger question: How should a massive conglomerate operate in the modern landscape?
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Special Report

How drug dealers exploited the Postal Service to ship fentanyl

Vulnerabilities that allowed vast quantities of the drug into the United States went unaddressed for years.
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Koalas might need fecal transplants to survive on our planet

By tweaking its microbiome, scientists may be able to help the eucalyptus-dependent koala overcome the odds stacked against it.
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By The Way

A girl took a heart-shaped rock from a park. She sent it back out of guilt.

The child also sent rangers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park an apology. They hope she sees their response.
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The critical role ICE plays in Trump’s immigration push
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