Trump’s comments can be used against him in court as judges cite them to block policies

His latest remarks about four congresswomen of color will add to a record that has affected immigration and other cases.
The Opioid Files

An epidemic unmasked: 76 billion pain pills saturated the country

Use the slider to see the change from 2006 to 2012. Darker colors represent more pills per person.
Newly released federal data provides an unprecedented look at the surge of legal pain pills that fueled the prescription opioid epidemic, which resulted in more than 100,000 deaths in a seven-year span.
John Paul Stevens

Ex-Supreme Court justice who became a leader of its liberal wing dies at 99

Before retiring in 2010, John Paul Stevens had one of the longest tenures on the court, evolving from a moderate Republican to a savvy pacesetter on the bench’s liberal wing.

Facebook privately pitched cryptocurrency plan last month to regulators. They were left even more scared.

The early encounter shows how Facebook, despite several years of run-ins with policymakers, is paying the price in Washington for the lack of trust resulting from its many privacy scandals.
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Leana Wen’s departure comes as the health-care and reproductive rights group faces political and financial peril over its commitment to abortion services.
The plaintiffs argue that U.S. immigration law does not disqualify asylum seekers on the basis of how they reach U.S. soil.
"We’d come 240,000 miles to see the moon and it was the Earth that was really worth looking at,” said Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders, who took the photo on Christmas Eve 1968, months before the moon landing.
Capital Weather Gang
On Friday and Saturday, many major cities in the central and eastern U.S. may endure heat indices near 110 degrees.
The firebrand Philippine leader, often criticized for offensive and crass remarks about women, left many people in the country baffled after he approved a new law against sexual harassment.
Campaign 2020
New fundraising numbers, combined with poor poll numbers, paint a dire picture for a few candidates.
The dry-witted BBC series "Fleabag" earned 11 nominations, Christina Applegate was recognized for her role in "Dead to Me," and "Schitt's Creek" got four nods.

50 years after Apollo, conspiracy theorists are still howling at the ‘moon hoax’

The idea that NASA faked the landing proves as durable as the lunar rocks.
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Nice prices for domestic travel are forecast through summer, but rising oil prices could have an effect on costs a year from now, says a data scientist at a fare-prediction app.
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The “Star Trek” icon has a new graphic novel about his experience in a Japanese American internment camp: “I have to tell this story before there’s no one left to tell it."
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Small but united: Understanding the four-congresswomen 'squad'
Small but united: Understanding the four-congresswomen 'squad'
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Sen. King: Anti-immigrant sentiment is nothing new, but White House tweets inflame it
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'Workers are not machines': Amazon employees strike on Prime Day
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Demonstrators protest telescope installation in Hawaii
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