The furloughed federal employees being recalled fulfill key government tasks, including disbursing tax refunds, overseeing flight safety and inspecting the nation’s food and drug supply.
For many, the careful career calculation has been undercut by a partial government closure that is now the longest in history.
The majority leader has effectively ceded the talks to President Trump and the Democrats, even though some GOP senators are nervous about the implications at the polls.
 This photo was shared on Instagram Jan. 1 with the caption, “A typical day out in #Tehran with the gals.” (Rich Kids of Tehran/Instagram)
This photo was shared on Instagram Jan. 1 with the caption, “A typical day out in #Tehran with the gals.” (Rich Kids of Tehran/Instagram)
The young elite, some with government connections, flaunt their wealth on Instagram and in the streets, sporting designer clothes and flashy cars and vacationing at posh resorts. But few in Iran can afford such comforts, and Iranians have started speaking out against inequality and a culture of nepotism.
The heavily redacted filing came after the special counsel accused President Trump’s former campaign chairman of lying and breaching his plea deal. The documents state that Paul Manafort claimed he was trying to get people appointed in the new presidential administration.
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William P. Barr told senators he would allow special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to finish his work. But President Trump’s attorney general pick said any report would probably be treated like internal Justice Department prosecution memos that are kept secret.
The failure of the deal painstakingly negotiated between May and her European counterparts raised serious questions about how — and if — Britain will leave the E.U. as promised on March 29. May faces a no-confidence vote on Wednesday.
The New York Democrat has been outspoken about fighting sexual assault in the military and at college, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and making it easier for Capitol Hill staffers to report experiences of being sexually harassed or assaulted.
Anabelle Lima-Taub, a commissioner in Hallandale Beach, posted the Islamophobic message about Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, last week.
In this ultimate escape town, President Trump and everything he brings with him — security, media, protesters and controversy — are inescapable.
"I hate to break it to you, but you should’ve been better prepped. I’m black,” radio host David Webb told CNN legal analyst Areva Martin.
Arab Christians say the "McJesus" sculpture in the Haifa Museum of Art is offensive. The sculpture was meant to be a critique of society’s capitalistic culture, museum officials said.
(Monica Akhtar/ The Washington Post)
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