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Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said the refusal to share the complaint with Congress is “unprecedented.” The Post has reported that the complaint was prompted by President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader. Trump has denied doing anything improper.
A pedestrian walks by the Washington Monument before it reopened Thursday morning. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A pedestrian walks by the Washington Monument before it reopened Thursday morning. (Matt McClain/The Post)
John Lopes portrays George Washington during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
John Lopes portrays George Washington during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
First lady Melania Trump attends the ribbon-cutting with fourth-grade students. (Matt McClain/The Post)
First lady Melania Trump attends the ribbon-cutting with fourth-grade students. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A man takes a photograph from the top of the Washington Monument during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A man takes a photograph from the top of the Washington Monument during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
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Scenes from the reopened Washington Monument

Plagued for years by earthquakes and broken elevators, the Mall’s iconic structure finally reopened Thursday — hopefully for good.

House passes short-term spending bill, setting up major shutdown fight in November

A showdown over President Trump’s border wall could lead to a government shutdown before Thanksgiving. The legislation is expected to pass the Senate next week.

‘This thing is a wildfire’: Racist makeup pictures rock Trudeau campaign

The emergence of old images showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface or brownface have dealt his already shaky bid for reelection a potentially crippling blow.
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North America has lost 29% of its birds in 50 years

A sweeping new study says a steep decline in bird abundance, including among common species, amounts to "an overlooked biodiversity crisis."
The district attorney is investigating hush-money payments during the 2016 campaign to two women who said they had affairs with Donald Trump.
“We believe there is adequate supply for modern sporting rifles for the foreseeable future,” the gunmaker’s president said.
After running a campaign against the country’s longest-serving prime minister, Gantz has positioned himself as the antithesis to Benjamin Netanyahu’s savvy, sometimes cutting political style, experts say.
The president of the Washington-based Partnership for Public Service had hoped his recollection of an incident at Yale would be an anonymous tip.
McConnell had been derided by Democrats as “Moscow Mitch” for repeatedly blocking efforts to combat Russian interference in U.S. elections.
The 30-year fixed-rate average saw its biggest one-week increase in nearly a year, rising to 3.73 percent after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark rate this week.
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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that
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The anti-violence group Sandy Hook Promise released a devastating back-to-school PSA.
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