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Primaries results in Georgia, Kentucky and Texas show the party is on track to nominate its most diverse slate of candidates ever. It comes as the rising American electorate is making itself heard and demanding seats at the table.
Speaker Paul D. Ryan is caught between factions vying for power inside the GOP and facing scattered calls for his departure ahead of a planned year-end retirement.
President Trump said the FBI’s use of a confidential source to seek information from several campaign aides could turn out to be “one of the biggest political scandals in history!” But there is no evidence to suggest that the source was inserted into the Trump campaign.
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Philip Roth
1933–2018
Books such as “Portnoy’s Complaint” and “Goodbye, Columbus” established Roth as a premier chronicler of sex, desire and Jewish angst. He won the Pulitzer Prize for “American Pastoral.”
Paige Patterson was removed as president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary amid a massive backlash over past comments that are being newly perceived as sexist and demeaning.
News of unusual symptoms hitting U.S. government employees abroad will no doubt draw comparison to a rash of incidents with diplomats working in Cuba.
The city is building again, gingerly, as it balances anxiety over a need for housing with fears of the freewheeling construction that doomed so many houses to flooding.
Tomi Lahren, who regularly voices support for the president, was hit while leaving brunch at a Minneapolis restaurant over the weekend.
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Carol Spinks
Her body was found on May 1, 1971. The seventh-grader had been missing a week.
Darlenia Johnson
Her body was discovered in July 1971 just 15 feet from where Spinks’s remains had been found.
Brenda Faye Crockett
She called her family to say that she had been “snatched” and taken to Virginia, but was coming home. Her body was found hours later.
Diane Williams
Her body was found by a trucker along Interstate 295 on Sept. 6, 1972.
Brenda Woodard
Her body was discovered in November 1971 near Prince George’s Hospital. A puzzling note was in her pocket.
Nenomoshia Yates
Her still-warm body was found along Pennsylvania Avenue just hours after she had gone missing after a trip to the store.
The Freeway Phantom, believed to be the first serial killer in Washington, terrorized the capital city and was never caught. The crimes long ago faded into history, but not everyone has forgotten.
Weekend snoozing may compensate for a lack of sleep on weekdays, according to researchers who tracked more than 38,000 people in Sweden over 13 years.
The man argued that — as a family member — he was entitled to the grace period. The judge praised his legal research, and then he ordered that he be evicted anyway.
Coyotes were a purely North American animal that lived in the West. Now they’re everywhere, largely because state-sponsored hunting obliterated wolves and mountain lions.
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Last Updated:10:13 AM 05/23/2018