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Trump backs two-year budget deal that boosts spending, suspends debt limit

The bipartisan deal, which still must be passed through Congress, would clear a debt ceiling crisis later this year but would continue Washington’s borrowing binge for at least the next two years.

Trump administration to expand power for quick deportations

Using a fast-track process that bypasses immigration judges, authorities will be able to quickly remove undocumented immigrants who arrived within the past two years from anywhere they encounter them across the United States.
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One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial.
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Chris Kraft
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Godfather of NASA’s Mission Control who helped send Americans to the moon dies at 95

Mr. Kraft played a crucial role as a backstage visionary during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space missions. His death was announced by NASA, which had just days ago celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
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From the moment Hunter Biden took a job in 2014 with an energy company in Ukraine, Republicans have said it presented a conflict of interest.
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A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment from his supporters.
Most moderate Democratic freshmen will have the resources to try to counter the GOP message — money they will need with Trump at the top of the ticket.
Scientists captured the last 22 California condors left in the world in 1982 in order to breed the giant scavengers in captivity.
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The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say.
U.S. team officials have yet to make a decision on whether the five-time Olympic champion will race in Tuesday's 1,500-meter final.
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Her husband was killed at the newspaper he loved. Now she’s finishing his life’s work.

A year after the Capital Gazette shooting, much is unfinished, but John McNamara’s book will publish this fall thanks to his wife, Andrea Chamblee.
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(Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Cuyahoga and Summit counties soon will be at the center of the most important legal test of how much responsibility drug companies bear for the opioid epidemic.
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In Greenville, N.C., where Trump supporters chanted “Send her back,” leaders of three congregations handled the moment differently in the pulpit.
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'Is Trump racist?': Lawmakers sound off on Trump's attacks of minority congresswomen
'Is Trump racist?': Lawmakers sound off on Trump's attacks of minority congresswomen
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A former Florida House candidate said she treated dozens of Pulse victims. It turns out she lied.
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