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Federal judge blocks Trump’s plan to build border wall using military funds

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Barr sharpens attacks on FBI’s Russia probe, dismaying some in his department

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The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War | Part 2
A Secret History of the War | Part 2

U.S. officials doubted their own strategy from the start, confidential documents show

Pakistan border, 2009. (Getty Images)
Pakistan border, 2009. (Getty Images)
MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, 2002. (VII/Redux)
MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, 2002. (VII/Redux)
Arlington Cemetery, 2014. (Amanda Voisard for the Post)
Arlington Cemetery, 2014. (Amanda Voisard for the Post)
In the second installment of this six-part series, Presidents Bush and Obama followed polar-opposite strategies to end the war in Afghanistan. Documents The Post obtained after a three-year legal battle show why both were destined to fail.
Diplomats and military commanders acknowledged they struggled to answer simple questions: Who is the enemy? How will we know when we have won?
Police said two suspects fired at authorities Tuesday afternoon and began a gun battle that spanned several blocks and shut down a neighborhood.
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The list from presidential contender Pete Buttigieg includes Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Department of Defense, among other government agencies.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Russian interference is “unacceptable” after his Russian counterpart said evidence of such interference was needed.
The move is part of a “safety stand-down” under which the military will review how it screens foreign military students and grants them access to bases.
The Labour Party’s color is red, and for generations the working classes in now struggling industrial towns have served as a defense against Conservative Party candidates such as the British prime minister. But Brexit has altered the landscape — and the wall appears wobbly.
New York’s attorney general sued the president last year, alleging he had illegally used charity money to buy portraits of himself, pay off his businesses’ legal obligations and help his 2016 campaign.
The sweater featured an image of a bug-eyed Santa Claus seated in front of three white lines that appeared to be cocaine. "Santa really likes to savor the moment when he gets his hands on some quality, grade A, Colombian snow," the product description read.
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The best TV shows of 2019

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