Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, who continues to have President Trump’s ear, has vowed to recruit and field challengers against almost every Republican Senate incumbent next year with the aim of creating widespread upheaval and dislodging Majority Leader Mitch McConnell from his post.
The president abruptly reversed his administration’s decision to allow elephants shot for sport in Zimbabwe and Zambia to be imported as trophies. This morning, he retweeted praise of his move from conservative pundits Piers Morgan and Greta Van Susteren.
@PKCapitol
Analysis
Fellow Democrat Charles Schumer quickly agreed with his more junior colleagues and joined Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in calling for an ethics investigation of Al Franken, who acknowledged his sexual misconduct.
(Video: Nicki DeMarco/Post; photo: Paramount Pictures via AP)
Analysis
Ever since Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet played star-crossed lovers 20 years ago in “Titanic,” fans of the film have pined for the actors to get together in real life. But they’re not the only beautiful strangers whose on-screen romance kindles imaginations.
“Everybody wants to make it seem like he helped me out,” the father of LiAngelo Ball said. LiAngelo and two other student athletes were arrested on shoplifting charges while the basketball team was overseas for a game. They have been suspended indefinitely from playing.
subscribe
The story must be told.
Your subscription supports journalism that matters.
The vessel was returning to its base south of Buenos Aires after a routine mission when communications went silent. Strong winds and high waves are hindering search-and-rescue efforts.
Saad Hariri met French President Emmanuel Macron after his abrupt resignation Nov. 4 sparked rumors that he had been forced to quit by his Saudi patrons.
The arrest came after the parents of the high school senior told authorities about nude photographs and text messages the 22-year-old Oklahoma teacher had sent to their son's phone.
It was the first time in decades Zimbabweans were able to protest President Robert Mugabe without fear of arrest, coming days after the 93-year-old leader was detained by the military.
“The secret police ... pushed me so hard against the wall that I had blood coming from my head.”
The teenage prisoner, now 22, from Hyesan. She escaped from North Korea in 2013.
“Lots of police officers and security agents would come to my house to smoke, and of course I didn’t charge them — they were my protection.”
The drug dealer, 46, from Hoeryong. He escaped in 2014.
“I once went for six months without getting any salary at all.”
The construction worker, now 40, from Pyongyang. He escaped in 2015.
“When you go into the market you say to the vendors: Do you have anything delicious today?”
The phone connector, 49, from Hoeryong. She escaped in 2013.
“We would stand up in class and say, ‘Thank you, General Kim Jong Un.’”
The elementary schoolgirl, 7, from Ryongchon. She escaped in July 2017.
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
(Dominic Bugatto for The Post)
In six months of interviews in South Korea and Thailand, The Washington Post talked with more than 25 North Koreans from different walks of life who escaped the brutal regime of the “Great Successor.”
Malcolm Young
1953–2017
Young formed the Australian hard rock band with his brother, Angus, and sold more than 200 million albums over 40 years. Young was diagnosed with dementia in 2014. A statement says he died peacefully with his family by his side. He was 64.
  • 35 minutes ago
(Deb Lindsey for The Post)
(Deb Lindsey for The Post)
The holiday is less than a week away, but there’s no need to panic. These simple recipes and strategies will have you enjoying yourself — and your guests.
  • 4 days ago
She didn’t even mind when he showed her a video less than five minutes into their date.
There is nothing laughable about Hyundai’s well-crafted four-door hatchback.
Contrary to popular belief, you can take a ski vacation without breaking the bank. Here's how.
Video
(Adriana Usero,Kate Woodsome/The Washington Post)
How to Adult: Should I get a pet?
Play Video 2:15
What would it take for you to hug a robot?
Play Video 4:01
Battered, but not broken, the Arecibo Observatory will remain open
Play Video 1:22
Minnesotans to Franken: ‘Do you have any other ghosts in the closet?’
Play Video 2:13
Dow 23,358.24
Today 0.43%
S&P 2,578.85
Today 0.26%
NASDAQ 6,782.79
Today 0.15%
Last Updated:11/17/2017
Share news tips with us confidentially

Do you have information the public should know? Here are some ways you can securely send information and documents to Post journalists.

Learn more

From Our Advertisers
This content is paid for by the advertiser and published by WP BrandStudio. The Washington Post newsroom was not involved in the creation of this content. Learn more about WP BrandStudio.