The FBI’s background check into Jared Kushner’s financial history and foreign contacts took more than a year, becoming a source of uncertainty for the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser.
League owners approved a new national anthem policy that gives individual teams the authority to set their own anthem-related rules and permit players to remain in the locker room during the playing of the anthem.
The decision by the Pentagon signals mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas.
The neat clothes of the civil rights activists reflected that of the accepted mainstream, of the agreed-upon norm. We are just like you, their fashion said. What is there to fear? (AP)
The neat clothes of the civil rights activists reflected that of the accepted mainstream, of the agreed-upon norm. We are just like you, their fashion said. What is there to fear? (AP)
The hippies’ long hair and disheveled dress, loosefitting and homespun, spoke of freedom — from responsibility, rules and traditions. (AP)
The hippies’ long hair and disheveled dress, loosefitting and homespun, spoke of freedom — from responsibility, rules and traditions. (AP)
Demonstrators from the National Women's Liberation Movement fought their way down from the pedestal onto which they had been uncomfortably and unnaturally perched. (Bettmann Archive)
Demonstrators from the National Women's Liberation Movement fought their way down from the pedestal onto which they had been uncomfortably and unnaturally perched. (Bettmann Archive)
Black Panthers were not conciliatory in their methods and didn't dress to fit in. They sported an unyielding, militaristic look, with black leather jackets and Afros. (AP)
Black Panthers were not conciliatory in their methods and didn't dress to fit in. They sported an unyielding, militaristic look, with black leather jackets and Afros. (AP)
Critic’s Notebook
While the hippies rejected the Establishment, civil rights protesters dressed to be accepted.
Analysis
House Republicans who have bucked their party to back a petition forcing a vote on “dreamers” have expressed frustration at a lack of progress on immigration policy. But an analysis of their districts reveals other possible motivations.
Blocking Twitter users for views expressed publicly to the president’s Twitter account is “viewpoint discrimination” in a public space, a federal judge ruled.
White House officials last year weighed whether they should develop “a coherent, fact-based message about climate science,” according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post.
“It gets it over with it, it makes my client happy,” Rudolph Giuliani said of the prospect of the president talking to the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the election.
Rookie Sterling Brown was arrested in January and will reportedly file a civil rights lawsuit over the incident.
The Judiciary Committee chairman and two other senators want to be included in the meeting about a confidential FBI source who aided a probe of Trump campaign advisers.
Paige Patterson was removed as president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid a massive backlash over past comments that are being newly perceived as sexist and demeaning.
(Nicole Ellis, Lindsey Sitz/ The Washington Post)
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