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Trump officials to revoke California’s power to set auto emissions standards

The move sets up a major court fight with the nation’s most populous state. Thirteen states and the District of Columbia have vowed to adopt California’s stricter standards if they diverge from the federal government’s, as have several automakers.

Billions spent on U.S. weapons didn’t protect the Saudis’ most critical oil sites

The Saturday attack represented an unusually well-planned operation that would have been difficult for even the most well-equipped and experienced countries to detect and neutralize, experts said.

Trump says homeless people hurt the ‘prestige’ of Los Angeles, San Francisco

In the two largest cities in California, the president said, people are living on the “best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings." His administration has quietly been eyeing sweeping unilateral action on homelessness.

How white supremacists try to recruit boys online

As extremist groups have grown increasingly visible in the physical world, their influence over malleable young minds in the digital realm has become a concern for parents.
Cokie Roberts

Emmy-winning journalist and political commentator dies at 75

Roberts, who won three Emmy Awards in a long career at NPR and ABC News, was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and named a “living legend” by the Library of Congress in 2008.
(Al Drago/Bloomberg)
(Al Drago/Bloomberg)
The former Trump campaign manager's attitude infuriated Democrats, who chided him for being disrespectful and filibustering the House Judiciary Committee hearing.
Turnout was heavy, and exit polls showed the prime minister's Likud Party tied or narrowly trailing its main rival, the Blue and White Party led by former Army Chief of Staff Benny Gantz.
The takeover of “Vets for Trump” underscores how money, politics and online misinformation remain deeply and often invisibly entangled ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Conservatives since the Reagan administration have been pushing for block grants, which would give states lump sums of money while freeing them from many of the rules for the health insurance program for the poor.
Capital Weather Gang
The president’s science adviser is a meteorologist, but he did not attend the storm briefings. With additional storms spinning in the Atlantic, this gap could hamper preparedness and response efforts.
Among the banned items: baggy clothing (“pants must be worn at the waist”), hats worn backward or sideways, and work and construction boots. Choptank says it is just following the standard set by neighboring restaurants.
Several prominent comedians, including SNL alums Rob Schneider and Norm Macdonald, slammed the NBC comedy show for reversing course on Gillis, who had just been hired.
(The Washington Post)
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Border fence construction could ruin archaeological sites, National Park Service finds

At least 22 archaeological sites in Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument could be imperiled as President Trump’s border barrier goes up, according to an internal report.
(Drew Lytle)
(Drew Lytle)
By The Way

The completely correct guide to getting off a plane

It may be news to some passengers, but shouting and shoving are not among experts’ etiquette suggestions.
(Courtesy of Karen Gibbs)
(Courtesy of Karen Gibbs)

Kamala Harris grew up in a mostly white world. Then she went to a black university in a black city.

When anyone challenges her racial identity, the presidential candidate points to her four years at Howard University.
(Monica Akhtar/The Washington Post)
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