U.S. weighs response after Iran denies role in crippling attacks on Saudi oil facilities

The Trump administration was contemplating what U.S. officials characterized as a serious military response, and the president tweeted, without naming Iran, that the U.S. was “locked and loaded depending on verification.”

Oil prices soar after drone strikes halve Saudi oil output; Trump says U.S. will tap strategic reserves

The weekend attack on Saudi infrastructure knocked out production of nearly 6 percent of the 100 million barrels a day the world consumes.

2020 candidates demand Kavanaugh impeachment after new allegation

Democrats called for a new investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh in response to a New York Times article that revealed a new allegation of sexual assault.

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The United Auto Workers strike is set to begin at midnight unless a deal can be reached. It would be the first national UAW strike since 2007.
Annabel Frost, 3, focuses during speech therapy. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)
Annabel Frost, 3, focuses during speech therapy. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)
Simon and Nina Frost play with their daughters, Annabel (center) and Clara Frost, at their home. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)
Simon and Nina Frost play with their daughters, Annabel (center) and Clara Frost, at their home. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)
Annabel Frost practices stepping over an object with physical therapist Rebecca Talmud. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)
Annabel Frost practices stepping over an object with physical therapist Rebecca Talmud. (Marlena Sloss/The Post)

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