House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has abandoned her plans to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said that the Trump administration had "leaked the commercial travel plans." The decision came a day after President Trump announced he was canceling military flights for the congressional trip because of the shutdown.
The chairmen of key House committees said they will get to the bottom of a media report that claims President Trump had directed Michael Cohen, a longtime loyalist and fixer, to deceive Congress about plans for a massive Trump Tower in Moscow.
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There are many political stars in the class of freshmen elected to Congress. Some are new to politics. Many will burn bright and fade. Pressley — the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress — could be in Washington for the long haul.
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Attendees listen to speeches. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
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Vice President Pence. (Erik S. Lesser/EPA-EFE/REX)
The protest’s theme this year claims that opposition to abortion is “pro-science” — a branding attempt that the medical community broadly opposes.
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The penalty would be for violating an agreement with the government to safeguard users' personal data, according to people familiar with the matter. The fine is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million levied against Google in 2012.
The Defense Department said a soldier, a sailor and a Pentagon civilian were among the four Americans killed in Manbij, Syria, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State.
A coach whose family is experienced with demons has Kansas City one win from the Super Bowl, thanks in part to gambles on players with checkered pasts.
The high-stakes meeting at the White House comes as talks over nuclear disarmaments have bogged down.
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Thanks to a tight labor market, the growth of remote work or perhaps just wishful thinking, a shorter workweek has been getting more and more attention.
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