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There is a substantial record of President Trump’s actions that have compounded the perceptions of racism created by his words.
President Trump won the two Sun Belt states in 2016, and they are crucial to his hopes for reelection in November.
Republicans’ show of strength now could prompt a backlash if Democrats retake the White House and flip the Senate in November.
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Chatter about these changes was happening among Democrats well before Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
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Investigators have been seeking to interview Eric Trump as part of an investigation into allegations that the Trump Organization improperly manipulated the value of its properties to obtain loans and tax benefits. 
Trump appointees “commandeered” the pre-publication review for political ends, the career official told a court.
In 2018, Brian Ottens and his wife gave $49,000 to charities, which was 27 percent of their combined salary. (Michael A. McCoy for The Post)
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks on Sept. 16. (AP)
The report comes less than a week before President Trump faces former vice president Joe Biden in the first presidential debate.
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Anthony S. Fauci has clashed repeatedly with his chief Senate critic. But Wednesday, he wasn't so diplomatic about it.
The former vice president, in front of other aides, suggested Barack Obama gather more intelligence, but he was not opposed to killing the al-Qaeda leader.
The legislation addresses everything from presidential pardons to enforcement of congressional subpoenas, election interference and more.
Thousands of people left homeless after a fire destroyed an overcrowded refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have been moved to a temporary facility on the island. (AP)
Israeli officials called reports that Netanyahu brings suitcases of dirty laundry for his U.S. hosts to clean “absurd,” but they acknowledged that the prime minister has been the target of laundry-related accusations in the past.
So far, rescuers have been able to free around 50 pilot whales from beaches sandbars in the west of Tasmania.
In markedly different styles, the two world leaders traded barbs on the first day of the virtual gathering at the U.N. General Assembly.
A firefighter watches the Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles. (Getty Images)
A new bout of unusually hot, dry weather threatens to worsen the West's wildfire woes as dozens of fires continue to burn.
The clash at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on Monday points to escalating efforts by indigenous groups to protect their ancestral lands.
More than 36,500 Latinos have died of the virus, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed by The Washington Post.
A Purple Line overpass sits unfinished in Riverdale Park, near the intersection of Kenilworth Avenue and Route 410, in June. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
The fact that Purple Line Transit Partners' construction contractor is packing up — a complex and massive process — signals that the chances of saving the project’s $5.6 billion, 36-year public-private partnership have grown increasingly bleak. 
You’ll find South American pastries, ube cakes, halvah chocolate chip cookies and more at these spots.
The library reopens on Sept. 24, but much of the building is still closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
While some cultural institutions remain closed because of covid-19, museums, sculpture gardens and historic sites are beginning to open their doors to socially distanced visitors.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a roundtable in Georgia. (Reuters)
The Department of Justice will ask Congress on Wednesday to adopt a new law that could hold Facebook, Google and Twitter legally accountable for the way they handle some controversial content on the web.
Roughly 1 in 4 chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies say their businesses have recovered or will have by year end, according to a survey. But the economy remains fragile, they say, and the federal government must provide “further major support.” 
Under the new proposal, the Department of Labor said it would adopt a few guidelines to test whether workers should be considered employees or contractors.
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A volunteer receives an experimental coronavirus vaccine being developed by Janssen, a division of Johnson & Johnson. (Cheryl Gerber/Johnson & Johnson)
The experimental vaccine is the fourth to enter the final stage of testing in the United States.
Morgan Stanley, Walmart and others at NYC's climate week make new vows to cut carbon emissions. Meanwhile General Electric announced it will no longer build new coal-fired power plants.
Climate change is transforming the Arctic into an entirely unfamiliar region, scientists say.
Several NFL stars were injured during Week 2, but the league isn't ready to draw conclusions for whether the adjusted offseason schedule contributed.
Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor was expected to start Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, but was scratched from the lineup shortly before kickoff because of what was called a chest injury. 
The Russian winger has an NHL-leading 28 points in the postseason.
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Tuesday's fun aside, this season has been a Nationals nightmare. Next season is about bouncing back.
Of the 18 postponements or cancellations, this became the first to involve a team considered a part of the College Football Playoff picture back before spring practice got wiped out.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her husband, Martin. (Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States/AP)
Ginsburg is admired for her legal achievements in gender equality, and her 56-year marriage to Marty put that theory into practice.
Public figures such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can feel like family or friends, and it’s important to honor our heartbreak.
The 98-year-old organization ponders leaving its historic riverside home in Alexandria.
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The number of President Trump’s accusers has grown since 2016. The attention paid to them has waned.
How to respond to a friend’s blatant lies about her accomplishments.
Longtime spouses have become roommates who don’t even talk to each other.
Misunderstanding could have been avoided if reporter had been upfront about attendance.
From left, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin and Millie Bobby Brown play siblings Sherlock, Mycroft and Enola Holmes in “Enola Holmes.” (Alex Bailey/Legendary)
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The latest Holmes flick stars Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill and Sam Claflin as siblings Enola, Sherlock and Mycroft.
Movie Review
Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger and Evan Rachel Wood play a family of con artists in this funny and unexpectedly poignant tale.
Book Review
The book takes a “Sliding Doors” approach, as a woman, on the heels of a near-death experience, contemplates her next move.
Even political cartoonists, so trained in drawing on deadline, can be caught cold by breaking news. Here’s a sampling of their work.
Book Review
“Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller Investigation,” by Andrew Weissmann, former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s deputy, sets aside the secrecy that long shielded them, revealing a team of prosecutors whose mission, in their minds, was always in jeopardy.
Depending on whom you ask, it's not as easy or as hard as people say.
The owner of Bludso's in Los Angeles, and a judge on Netflix's "The American Barbecue Showdown" is working on what may be just the third barbecue cookbook by a Black pitmaster.