In a tweet, President Trump demanded to know if law enforcement infiltrated his campaign for “political purposes.” The Justice Department responded by saying it had asked its inspector general to expand its own review, a move that officials hoped would avert a larger showdown over a confidential source.
The delays threaten to tarnish the EPA administrator’s image as an potent warrior in President Trump’s battle against federal regulations, a reputation that has so far saved his job amid an array of investigations into ethical and management lapses.
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Even some allies of President Trump are mad at the latest twists in the U.S.-China skirmish. Here’s a rundown of the many ways China appears to have gotten the upper hand.
The lion Chimwala surveys his temporary enclosure in Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, in February.
The lion Chimwala surveys his temporary enclosure in Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, in February.
Crews load lions onto a truck in Majete Wildlife Reserve in February.
Crews load lions onto a truck in Majete Wildlife Reserve in February.
An elephant walks through the forest in the Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, in February.
An elephant walks through the forest in the Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi, in February.
Chimwala sleeps in his crate before his journey to Liwonde National Park.
Chimwala sleeps in his crate before his journey to Liwonde National Park.
Rangers practice an anti-poaching drill in Liwonde National Park.
Rangers practice an anti-poaching drill in Liwonde National Park.
A nonprofit organization aims to restore animal populations that once existed in some of the world’s most remote places by moving wildlife across Africa in commercial planes and flatbed trucks. “We have two options,” an official said. “One is we allow these places to disappear. The other is we make our own plan.”
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Sabika Sheikh, 17, left Karachi, Pakistan, with dreams of being a diplomat and working to empower women. Gunned down at Santa Fe High School in Texas, she’s returning to her family in a casket. At her funeral — the first of 10 for the victims — the community said goodbye to her and the dreams she represented.
The head of Columbus Nova, which paid President Trump’s personal lawyer $500,000 to bring in new investors, also contributed to Trump’s inaugural committee and the Republican National Committee.
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Michael Avenatti is effective, in part, because he plays the same game as President Trump, with a gleeful willingness to attack and an instinct for manipulating journalistic appetites.
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The Warriors and Rockets exchanged routs in Houston. Who will take the lead in Oakland?
Traditional opposition parties, which have been largely prevented from fielding candidates, have called for a boycott, claiming that President Nicolás Maduro is moving to seize dictatorial powers.
“If turns out to be true, he will be terminated,” a manager at the Virginia store said. The allegations marked another clash in a culture war over the Boy Scouts of America’s expansion of rights to gay members.
Sheila Suarez, 23, who studies at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Lars E. Schonander, 19, a sophomore at George Washington University. (Stephen Voss for The Post)
Sheila Suarez, 23, who studies at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Lars E. Schonander, 19, a sophomore at George Washington University. (Stephen Voss for The Post)
One goes to a commuter school. One goes to an elite private university. How different — and similar — are their lives? To try to capture what college looks like today, we dispatched two reporters to shadow two undergrads on the same day in April.
The agent, based in Montana near the border with Canada, questioned and held the women for 35 to 40 minutes, they said.
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