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House set for historic floor vote after panel approves two articles of impeachment

The full House is expected to vote to impeach President Trump next week, though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said there is “no chance” his chamber will vote to remove Trump from office.

Fact-based impeachment can’t penetrate the pro-Trump Web

The president’s supporters flocked to online sites where they built their own version of events. The echo chambers that take hold on social media reach beyond the effects of media coverage partial to the president.

High court will take up Trump’s broad claims of protection from investigation

The president has mounted a vigorous effort to protect his financial records from prosecutors and Congress.
Analysis

Winners and losers in Trump’s ‘phase one’ China trade deal

Farmers and tech companies are among the beneficiaries, while China “hawks” and President Trump’s “MAGA” trade agenda took a hit.

New Zealand needed human skin to treat ‘unprecedented’ number of volcano burn victims. Help came from Ohio.

The skin from cadavers temporarily covers the burns to allow patients to heal.
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The 10 cringiest ‘How do you do, fellow kids?’ moments of our political era

Looking back on the past few years, it’s basically a rite of passage in national politics to embarrass oneself on social media with crude bids for mass popularity.
The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War | Part 5
A Secret History of the War | Part 5

Afghan security forces, despite years of training, were dogged by incompetence, corruption

In documents The Post obtained, U.S., NATO and Afghan officials depicted Afghan security forces as incompetent, unmotivated, poorly trained, corrupt and riddled with deserters and infiltrators — and unable to defeat the Taliban on their own.
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Alaska. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
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Qatar. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
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Siberia. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
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Australia. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
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Minnesota. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
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An array of Democratic groups say they will spend millions to win traditionally low-profile state-level races from Florida to Michigan, as congressional redistricting looms.
Analysis
Under a proportional representation system similar to those used in several European countries, Johnson’s Conservatives still would have won the most seats in Parliament, but they would not have a majority.
Ben Boyer and his wife, Xenia Trejo, decided to have a child — Ella, now 5 — despite Trejo's terminal illness. Trejo died last year. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post)
Ben Boyer and his wife, Xenia Trejo, decided to have a child — Ella, now 5 — despite Trejo's terminal illness. Trejo died last year. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post)
Ella plays at a park near her home in San Diego, Calif. Her mother died when she was 4. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post)
Ella plays at a park near her home in San Diego, Calif. Her mother died when she was 4. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post)
Ella, 5, looks at pictures of her mother. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post )
Ella, 5, looks at pictures of her mother. (Sandy Huffaker for The Post )
Xenia Trejo, shown in 2016 with daughter Ella, decided to start a family four years after a brain tumor diagnosis. (Courtesy of Ben Boyer)
Xenia Trejo, shown in 2016 with daughter Ella, decided to start a family four years after a brain tumor diagnosis. (Courtesy of Ben Boyer)
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“Will Ella remember me, or won’t she remember me? And which is better?”
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All of those who qualified for next week’s debate say they won’t cross picket lines amid a labor dispute at the slated venue, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
After dashing off in the woods to follow a scent, Soup the English setter eventually found himself feasting on roast beef and peach cobbler at a nearby Alabama correctional facility while his despondent family searched for him.
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President Trump over three months has repeatedly told the story about his Israel policies with one major variation.
By The Way

16 questions about flying with your pet in the U.S., answered

To help you figure out a game plan for flying domestic with your companion, we got answers from pet professionals.
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How John Williams’s Star Wars score pulls us to the dark side

It’s said that the devil gets the best tunes. That maxim applies to Sith lords, too.
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The year’s best rappers sounded ahead of their time. Literally.

Blueface, Goonew and Teejayx6 rebelled against time itself by rapping in front of the beat.
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What Mitch McConnell has said about impeachment
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