Boris Johnson, Brexit cheerleader, to become U.K. prime minister

Johnson is a colorful and controversial former foreign secretary, former London mayor and longtime columnist who galvanized the Brexit campaign in 2016.

Trump backs two-year budget deal that boosts spending, suspends debt limit

The bipartisan deal, which still must be passed through Congress, would clear a debt ceiling crisis later this year but would continue Washington’s borrowing binge for at least the next two years.

Justice Department tells Mueller to not answer a wide swath of questions

The instructions are a fresh indication of how difficult it may be to extract any new information about the former special counsel’s investigation when he testifies.
Commuters travel by suburban train toward Mumbai. (Reuters)
Commuters travel by suburban train toward Mumbai. (Reuters)

New Delhi is seen as one of the world’s worst cities for women. Will free public transit help?

The state government wants to make public transport free for women to improve safety as well as economic opportunity. But public opinion is divided.

Li Peng, Chinese premier during Tiananmen massacre, dies at 91, state media reports

He was dubbed the “butcher of Beijing” for his role in overseeing the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square that left hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters dead.
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Mark E. Brennan previously served as auxiliary bishop in Baltimore. He succeeds Michael J. Bransfield, who stepped down amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct.
Trump administration officials say the proposal would result in an annual budgetary savings of $2.5 billion and restrict less needy individuals from qualifying for benefits.
Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”
Using a fast-track process that bypasses immigration judges, authorities will be able to quickly remove undocumented immigrants who arrived within the past two years from anywhere they encounter them across the United States.
Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with President Trump at the top of the ticket.
Scientists captured the last 22 California condors left in the world in 1982 in order to breed the giant scavengers in captivity.
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Her husband was killed at the newspaper he loved. Now she’s finishing his life’s work.

A year after the Capital Gazette shooting, much is unfinished, but John McNamara’s book will publish this fall thanks to his wife, Andrea Chamblee.
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(Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Cuyahoga and Summit counties soon will be at the center of the most important legal test of how much responsibility drug companies bear for the opioid epidemic.
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In Greenville, N.C., where Trump supporters chanted “Send her back,” leaders of three congregations handled the moment differently in the pulpit.
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