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Trump grants clemency to ex-governor Rod Blagojevich and financier Michael Milken

Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois, was convicted on corruption charges in 2011. Milken pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in 1990. The president also pardoned former NYPD commissioner Bernard Kerik and former San Francisco 49ers owner Edward DeBartolo Jr.
Marine veteran Hershel “Woody” Williams, 96, at his home in Ona, W.Va. (Rich-Joseph Facun for The Post)
Marine veteran Hershel “Woody” Williams, 96, at his home in Ona, W.Va. (Rich-Joseph Facun for The Post)
U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. (Joe Rosenthal/AP)
U.S. Marines of the 28th Regiment, 5th Division, raise the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945. (Joe Rosenthal/AP)
Hershel Williams wears a duplicate copy of the Medal of Honor he was awarded for his service at the Battle of Iwo Jima. (Rich-Joseph Facun for The Post)
Hershel Williams wears a duplicate copy of the Medal of Honor he was awarded for his service at the Battle of Iwo Jima. (Rich-Joseph Facun for The Post)
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered

A West Virginia farm boy became a fearsome warrior at Iwo Jima. And he did it with a flamethrower.

On that day 75 years ago this month, Hershel Williams destroyed seven Japanese pill boxes.

Justice Dept., in wrestling with how to handle Giuliani, tightens rules for Ukraine-related probes

The deputy attorney general and U.S. attorney in Brooklyn must now sign off before any investigations are expanded.
Nevada Debate
Join us for live updates and analysis at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday as the Democratic hopefuls square off in Las Vegas.
It ruled that an intent to discriminate against African Americans was a “primary motivating factor” behind the law, passed by the Republican legislature in 2018. The injunction reduces the likelihood that the rule will be in effect in during November’s elections.
Execution of the sentence will be deferred while the judge decides whether the president’s political confidant deserves a new trial.
At least three have died from the flooding unleashed by the storm, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a torrent of criticism for his government’s response. When the storm hit, he was spending the weekend at a 115-room mansion in Kent.
A conservative group in Oregon is collecting signatures to make the rural counties in the state a part of Idaho. It's not the first time in recent history the borders of Oregon have faced a proposed change.
After taking a break from professional comedians, the organization has returned to tradition. Thompson will be the latest in a long line of “Saturday Night Live” stars to perform at the event.
By The Way
The laws regulating the substance are changing constantly, but here’s what to know if you show up at an airport with pot or CBD products, even with a state-issued medical ID card.
Special Report

Cardinal McCarrick secretly gave nearly $1 million to group led by cleric accused of sexual misconduct

He also supported leniency for its founder after the Vatican punished him for sexual wrongdoing, internal church documents show.
Trending

How Ring and Nest helped normalize American surveillance — and turned us into a nation of voyeurs

People who own Web-connected cameras say they’ve reshaped their awareness around what’s going on at home. But all that added vigilance has come at a surprising cost.
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Diane Keaton neglected her mentally ill brother for most of his life. Now she’s trying to make it right.

She rose higher and higher. He sank lower and lower. With a new book, the actress tries to bridge the divide.
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