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‘Everyone is nervous’: Trump muddles his message on U.S. economy

The White House’s contradictory, chaotic response to slowing growth is a product of tensions over how to handle that reality — and the president’s stubbornness on trade and his anger about economic news coverage.

Many retailers struggled in boom times. What if there’s a recession?

There is little middle ground left in the American retail industry: Companies are either doing brisk business or struggling to hang on, analysts say — a trend likely to become even more pronounced if the economy sours.

G-7 host’s goal: Keep Trump from causing trouble

France wants to minimize the chances that President Trump will blow up the Group of Seven summit. Subjects on which to tread lightly include some of the biggest problems facing the world.
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Why is the Amazon burning?

A tent encampment near downtown Austin. (Tamir Kalifa for The Post)
A tent encampment near downtown Austin. (Tamir Kalifa for The Post)

Should people have a right to sleep on city streets? Austin joins the national battle over urban homelessness.

A new city rule allows people to sleep in public, but some residents are revolting over homeless encampments.
The gun rights group severed ties with prominent Washington attorney Charles Cooper, who said that during his three decades of work for the NRA, he “adhered to the highest standards of professionalism and loyalty.”
House Democrats face internal divisions over whether they could have moved faster to secure the president's financial records.
Supporters see the plan as a way President Trump could move the ball forward on gun control following recent mass shootings.
The revelation came a day after President Trump called off a trip to Denmark because, he said, the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States.
The company provides digital profiling tools to the federal government as it carries out President Trump’s increasingly controversial immigration policies.
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Is the new Popeyes chicken sandwich really better than Chick-fil-A’s?

We tested how the new offering stacks up against the competition.
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We had etiquette experts shed light on gratuity for bellhops, hotel housekeeping, an airport shuttle driver and more.
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