Tensions over trade, economy, climate as G-7 leaders meet

While President Trump struck positive tones upon his arrival in Biarritz, France, for the meeting of the world’s major powers, some administration officials hinted that he was prepared to disrupt the meeting’s carefully planned script with his trademark bombast.

Trump’s company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands

If the Federal Reserve lowers rates, the Trump Organization could see large savings in payments on roughly $345 million in loans, according to public filings and financial experts. 

Trump’s wild week of tax ideas continues with new promise if GOP sweeps in 2020

He has offered few details about the new tax cut or explained how or if it would be paid for. The 2017 tax legislation increased the federal deficit by more than $1.5 trillion, nonpartisan estimates show.
A cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
A cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
Spectators watch a cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
Spectators watch a cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
A cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
A cleansing ritual at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
A cleansing ritual and tribute to ancestors at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
A cleansing ritual and tribute to ancestors at Buckroe Beach in Hampton, Va. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)

Virginia marks the start of American slavery in 1619 with speeches, songs

The commemoration of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans 400 years ago began at dawn at Fort Monroe with the rhythm of drums and a cleansing ritual.
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Some Pa. Democrats regret not voting in 2016. They say they’ll certainly cast a ballot in 2020.

Arresting the slide in black turnout and cutting into Republican advantages among white and rural voters is seen by Democrats as key to flipping Pennsylvania back into their electoral column.
“In all honesty, I was preparing to plan a funeral for my child,” said the father of a Utah man whose case is among almost 200 being probed by state and federal officials.
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Republicans are intent on taking back seats they think should be rightfully theirs, in districts that President Trump won by double digits. Those seats make up the bulk of House races most likely to flip parties.
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The vice president, who killed Alexander Hamilton in an 1804 duel, had a son and daughter with a servant from Calcutta, India. The son is being recognized and honored Saturday by the Aaron Burr Association.
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