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Top Democrat threatens legal action if intelligence chief doesn’t share whistleblower complaint

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) said the refusal to share the complaint with Congress is “unprecedented.” The Post has reported that the complaint was prompted by President Trump’s interactions with a foreign leader. Trump has denied doing anything improper.
A pedestrian walks by the Washington Monument before it reopened Thursday morning. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A pedestrian walks by the Washington Monument before it reopened Thursday morning. (Matt McClain/The Post)
John Lopes portrays George Washington during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
John Lopes portrays George Washington during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
First lady Melania Trump attends the ribbon-cutting with fourth-grade students. (Matt McClain/The Post)
First lady Melania Trump attends the ribbon-cutting with fourth-grade students. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A man takes a photograph from the top of the Washington Monument during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
A man takes a photograph from the top of the Washington Monument during the reopening ceremonies. (Matt McClain/The Post)
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Scenes from the newly opened Washington Monument

Plagued for years by earthquakes and broken elevators, the Mall’s iconic structure reopened Thursday — hopefully for good.

House passes short-term spending bill, setting up major shutdown fight in November

A showdown over President Trump’s border wall could lead to a government shutdown before Thanksgiving. The legislation is expected to pass the Senate next week.

North America has lost 29% of its birds in 50 years

A sweeping new study says a steep decline in bird abundance, including among common species, amounts to "an overlooked biodiversity crisis."

Iran warns U.S. of ‘all-out war’ if attacked

Iran’s foreign minister denied involvement in the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and warned that retaliatory strikes risked significant bloodshed. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the remarks.
The district attorney is investigating hush-money payments during the 2016 campaign to two women who said they had affairs with Donald Trump.
The 30-year fixed-rate average saw its biggest one-week increase in nearly a year, rising to 3.73 percent after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark rate this week.
McConnell had been derided by Democrats as “Moscow Mitch” for repeatedly blocking efforts to combat Russian interference in U.S. elections.
At least seven people have died from a mysterious vaping-related lung illness. The enforcement arm of the Food and Drug Administration has been conducting a probe of the supply chain since illnesses were first reported earlier this summer.
Remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda have produces more than three feet in some areas. The National Weather Service relayed a rare civil emergency message requesting “residents stay put and shelter in place.”
Buoyed by his party’s first-place finish in the election, Benny Gantz said he was open to forming a unity government as long he was at the top of it.
(Marvin Joseph/The Post)
(Marvin Joseph/The Post)
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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

It's still legal in most states to ban natural hair styles like braids or dreadlocks. But several state legislators -- and a coalition of civil rights groups -- are trying to change that
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This back-to-school PSA from Sandy Hook Promise is a punch in the gut

The anti-violence group Sandy Hook Promise released a devastating back-to-school PSA.
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Wild horses have long kicked up controversy. Now foes say they have a solution.

Ranching and animal welfare groups made a surprising compromise to end a standoff over some of America's most divisive animals. But the battle may drag on.
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