Tehran rules out talks with U.S. as Trump hesitates to blame Iran directly

Iran’s supreme leader said that if the United States returned to the nuclear deal Tehran struck with world powers, then it could take part in negotiations along with the agreement’s other signatories.
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Trump is handing Democrats an opening on the economy

A strong economy was supposed to be the centerpiece of President Trump's reelection campaign, but the trade war and uneven growth are giving Democrats a chance to attack.
Six men linked to militia or white supremacist groups beat DeAndre Harris, below. (AP and Timothy C. Wright for The Post)
Six men linked to militia or white supremacist groups beat DeAndre Harris, below. (AP and Timothy C. Wright for The Post)

The garage beating lasted 10 seconds. DeAndre Harris still lives with the damage.

A video of the attack during the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville turned Harris into a symbol of racial strife. The aftermath left him traumatized. He has spoken little since then, and his fight for justice is still not over.

Inaction on Kavanaugh sex misconduct allegations reignites political rancor

Democrats are angry about a confirmation process they feel was rushed, while Republicans decry what they view as more attempts to tarnish Brett M. Kavanaugh’s reputation.
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The House Oversight and Reform Committee’s sweeping request for documents follows growing scrutiny of whether Chao used her position to help a New York-based shipping company owned by her father and sisters gain favor with the Chinese government.
White House economists said officers could be used as part of an intensifying effort to address a recent spike in homelessness, but they declined to offer more specifics.
The court proceedings could have far-reaching implications for Brexit and the balance of power.
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If the Israeli prime minister returns to power and follows through on his promises, he may confirm a dark reality of the Israeli state.
The president’s former campaign manager will be questioned by House Democrats about an episode of possible obstruction detailed in the report of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.
Covering 84 miles without a break, the Colorado woman became the first person to swim the channel four times in succession. The feat took 54 hours.
Sean Spicer, whose casting caused a furor, wore a neon ruffled shirt that was skewered on social media. The unimpressed judges gave President Trump’s former press secretary the second-lowest score.
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Kamala Harris grew up in a mostly white world. Then she went to a black university in a black city.

When anyone challenges her racial identity, the presidential candidate points to her four years at Howard University.
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William F. Buckley Jr. vs. James Baldwin: A racial showdown on the American dream

A new book sheds light on a historic evening in 1965, when black author James Baldwin crushed white conservative William F. Buckley Jr. in a televised debate in Britain.
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A hurricane and a tweetstorm: The survivors’ story

A tale of two diverging storm systems — Hurricane Dorian and President Trump’s tweets — as told by the people who weathered them.
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