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Judges surprise attorneys for Trump’s bankers by asking about his tax returns

Attorneys for Capital One and Deutsche Bank refused to say whether President Trump's tax returns are among the documents that House committees are seeking.

First death reported from lung illness linked to vaping, officials say

Illinois health officials said that a person who used an e-cigarette recently and was hospitalized with severe lung illness has died.
Gigi, 16, rides the ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui, which will take her across the harbor to Hong Kong for a protest. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Gigi, 16, rides the ferry in Tsim Sha Tsui, which will take her across the harbor to Hong Kong for a protest. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Gigi, 16, messages on Telegram with her friends as she walks towards the march in Hong Kong. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Gigi, 16, messages on Telegram with her friends as she walks towards the march in Hong Kong. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Gigi and friends Ken, left, and “H” are several streets away from the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Gigi and friends Ken, left, and “H” are several streets away from the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government. (Nicole Tung for The Post)

A day on the front lines with a Hong Kong protester

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An enslaved man plotted to storm Virginia's capital with 1,000 fellow rebels. Historians say he almost succeeded.
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How drug dealers exploited the Postal Service to ship fentanyl

Vulnerabilities that allowed vast quantities of the drug into the United States went unaddressed for years.
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