The orders would make it easier to fire poor performers, sharply curtail the time federal employees can be paid for union work and direct agencies to negotiate tougher union contracts. The largest federal employee union said the orders “strip federal employees of their decades-old right to representation at the worksite.”
Officials were hoping the June 12 summit would lead to a new openness by leader Kim Jong Un about a number of clandestine activities, including the stockpiling of chemical nerve agents and the sale of nuclear and missile technology to Syria and perhaps other clients.
In Asia, many are blaming President Trump and not Kim Jong Un for the sudden collapse of diplomacy.
Alden Ehrenreich is Han Solo in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd.)
Alden Ehrenreich is Han Solo in “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm Ltd.)
A powerhouse cast propels the all-female “Ocean’s 8,” a spinoff of the Ocean’s 11 trilogy. (Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros. Pictures)
A powerhouse cast propels the all-female “Ocean’s 8,” a spinoff of the Ocean’s 11 trilogy. (Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros. Pictures)
“Incredibles 2” finds Mr. Incredible as a stay-at-home dad. (Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar)
“Incredibles 2” finds Mr. Incredible as a stay-at-home dad. (Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar)
Chris Pratt returns for the sequel “Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom. (Universal Pictures/Legendary Pictures Productions)
Chris Pratt returns for the sequel “Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal Pictures/Legendary Pictures Productions)
From the season’s biggest blockbusters to the buzziest festival favorites just over the horizon, there’s a movie for everyone to talk about this year. 
The strains in the relationship between President Trump and Kirstjen Nielsen illustrate the difficulty faced by his subordinates who are tasked with delivering policy solutions to match his most soaring promises.
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The charges against Weinstein — which New York authorities said stem from cases involving two women — came months after allegations of sexual violence and harassment toppled the once-powerful Hollywood mogul.
As Europe’s new privacy law takes affect, Facebook and other big companies scramble to comply, underscoring how the European Union has stepped in to lead where Washington has failed.
The meeting, described as brief and impromptu, adds to the long list of contacts between Trump associates and Kremlin-tied Russians during the campaign and presidential transition.
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(Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
Perspective
Nardyne Jefferies has plenty of pictures showing her daughter's life and happiness. But those images aren’t the ones that she believes people need to see if they want to know what gun violence looks like.
Melania Trump’s office has not said when she plans to resurface.
Analysis
Two new reports reveal how unstable life remains for a large number of people. Here's a rundown of the key findings.
As Walmart aggressively buys upscale niche brands, analysts say it’s facing an uphill battle to win over younger, more affluent shoppers across the country.
Transcript
The advice columnist takes your questions about the strange train we call life.
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Bishop Michael Curry takes his message to the White House
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