The House is back in session, and finger-pointing immediately began: Democrats “are holding government funding hostage,” GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said. Minority Whip Steny Hoyer shot back, “It is the Trump confrontation and chaos that continues.”
The Senate is scheduled to convene at noon, but it is unclear when senators might vote today — if at all.
The Republicans’ strategy of targeting illegal immigration marks the latest chapter in the party’s decades-long realignment years after President George W. Bush’s outreach to Latinos.
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The Women's March in Twisp, Wash., drew 800 protesters, nearly double the town’s population. (Tom Forker)
The Women's March in Twisp, Wash., drew 800 protesters, nearly double the town’s population. (Tom Forker)
Patricia Leigh helped organize the Women's March in Twisp, Wash. She had not marched in the streets in protest since college. (Rajah Bose for The Post)
Patricia Leigh helped organize the Women's March in Twisp, Wash. She had not marched in the streets in protest since college. (Rajah Bose for The Post)
Ann Diamond, who attended the Women’s March in Twisp, Wash., is seeking a state House seat. (Rajah Bose for The Post)
Ann Diamond, who attended the Women’s March in Twisp, Wash., is seeking a state House seat. (Rajah Bose for The Post)
Marchers — many of them first-time protesters — have spent the past year disrupting local politics. Now they want to change Congress, too.
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Analysis
It's salacious, yes. But the story seems to have gone beyond tabloid fluff and it’s worth asking some very serious questions.
David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin have been charged with multiple felony counts of torture, child abuse, abuse of dependent adults and false imprisonment.
The long-awaited assault on an enclave for Kurdish militias backed by the United States has raised fears of sparking a new round of hostilities between the various powers with interests in northern Syria, including Russia and the United States. 
With Russia facing a ban on participation in the Winter Olympics, the filmmakers of "Icarus" fear the government will try to capture Grigory Rodchenkov before he can testify at a proceeding that could decide whether athletes will be permanently disqualified.
A 19-year-old University of Alabama freshman posted the videos to her Instagram account. “This is not a reflection of how she was raised,” her mother said.
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Analysis
The injection of 50,000-plus workers into a local economy could, given the right circumstances, be politically transformative.
But, unfortunately, the reason they knew each other breaks one of her primary dating rules.
Virtual trainer apps and interfaces that connect users help motivate reluctant exercisers.
Try meaty stews or a few veggie and fish ideas for when you don’t have time to stand by the stove all day.
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