Trump lashes out ahead of House vote to condemn his racist tweets

The president insisted his tweets were not racist and urged fellow Republicans not to fall into a “trap” by voting on the Democratic-backed resolution.

White identity politics drives Trump, and the GOP under him

The president’s attacks made clear that his reelection campaign will feature the same mix of white grievance and anti-immigrant nativism that helped him win in 2016.

Six officials at nonprofit running migrant child shelters earned more than $1 million in 2017

Southwest Key's former CEO made $3.6 million that year. The company shelters a little more than a third of the minors held by Health and Human Services.
(Tyler Mallory for The Post)
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Critic’s Notebook

JFK Jr. and Carolyn showed us the right way to be famous for being famous

On the 20th anniversary of their deaths, an examination of how the couple was a model of discretion — before the age of celebrities as sponsored content.

George Takei wants to make sure America doesn’t forget a shameful legacy

As a child, the “Star Trek” icon was imprisoned by the U.S. government in Japanese American internment camps. He believed the experience would never be forgotten or duplicated. At 82, he came to understand that he may be mistaken.
Lawmakers and the Trump administration are trying to broker a deal with just days left before Congress plans to leave for the summer.
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New fundraising numbers, combined with poor poll numbers, paint a dire picture for a few candidates.
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The White House prepared remarks in case the Apollo 11 astronauts couldn’t return to Earth.
A federal judge found that Stone, a longtime confidant of President Trump, violated a gag order, saying she may seek a contempt hearing after the trial.
The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reverses a ruling last year that struck down key provisions in three executive orders issued by President Trump.
The vessel stopped and then switched off its transponder amid heightened tensions along the waterway.
The subsequently deleted document confirmed a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear weapons are being stored in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey.
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(Reuters)

50 years after Apollo, conspiracy theorists are still howling at the ‘moon hoax’

The idea that NASA faked the landing proves as durable as the lunar rocks.
(The Post)
(The Post)
By The Way
Nice prices for domestic travel are forecast through summer, but rising oil prices could have an effect on costs a year from now, says a data scientist at a fare-prediction app.
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One of America’s top climate scientists is an evangelical Christian. She’s on a mission to persuade skeptics.

Faith in God is central to Katharine Hayhoe’s life. But when it comes to fighting climate change, “the answer is up to us.”
(Elyse Samuels, Allie Caren/The Washington Post)
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