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Watchdog finds political bias did not taint top officials running FBI’s Russia probe

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is expected to find that the FBI investigation of President Trump’s 2016 campaign was opened on a sound legal basis, according to people familiar with the findings. But it will fault lapses by lower-level employees.

Don’t eat romaine lettuce from California’s Salinas Valley, CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said romaine lettuce from the Salinas Valley, one of California’s major agricultural regions, may be contaminated with a dangerous type of E. coli bacteria that has sickened 40 people in 16 states.
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Trump keeps making it tougher for his defenders

The president is deploying his full playbook of peddling falsehoods and going on the offensive to protect himself — even as his statements repeatedly undercut the case Republicans have made on his behalf.
David A. Holmes and Dr. Fiona Hill are sworn in as they appear before the House Intelligence Committee. (Matt McClain/The Post)
David A. Holmes and Dr. Fiona Hill are sworn in as they appear before the House Intelligence Committee. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch arrives after a break to provide testimony during the impeachment inquiry. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch arrives after a break to provide testimony during the impeachment inquiry. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman appears before the House Intelligence Committee. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman appears before the House Intelligence Committee. (Matt McClain/The Post)

An irregular week for an outlandish presidency

A quiet parade of public servants testifying in the impeachment inquiry stole the spotlight from President Trump.
A protester stands within the entrance to Pelosi's office.
A protester stands within the entrance to Pelosi's office.
Protesters work on signs within Pelosi's office.
Protesters work on signs within Pelosi's office.
Protesters are led away on Thursday.
Protesters are led away on Thursday.
Frustrated that the House speaker had not spoken to them — and weak and dizzy after four days without food — they set out to get arrested.
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During an elaborate demonstration, CEO Elon Musk asked one of the people on stage to try to break its windows. “Maybe that was a little too hard,” he said, punctuating his reaction with an expletive.
The Tehran correspondent spent 18 months in captivity after he and his wife were arrested in 2014, placed separately in solitary confinement and threatened with execution, physical mutilation and dismemberment.
What's different this time: A wider spectrum of society may have joined the clashes with police, and not just the lower-income Iranians who have protested the government's decisions in the past.
Negotiators from around the world reached a deal this week for rolling out 5G.
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The story of Altamont, the fatal rock festival that the ’60s wants to forget

Fifty years ago, the Rolling Stones headlined a “West Coast Woodstock.” Altamont ended the ’60s with chaos and death.
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Obama appreciates a Hampton Inn as much as the next business dad

“These presidential suites — there are so many rooms and I get lost,” former president Barack Obama said.
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‘Popcorn lung’ may have brought teen close to death after vaping for months, doctors say

The teen was hospitalized for 47 days and narrowly avoided a double lung transplant, his doctors said.
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