In the weeks since President Trump chose Matthew G. Whitaker to serve as acting attorney general, Whitaker has faced calls from Democrats to recuse himself from oversight of Robert S. Mueller III's probe over his previous criticism of the investigation.
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Nancy Pelosi is confident she can put down a Democratic insurrection in a fight with implications for the party, the 2020 campaign and determining who takes on President Trump.
Although the United States still allows humanitarian goods, foreign companies are skittish about doing business with Iranian firms.
Christopher Blair, 46, sits at his desk at home in Maine and checks his Facebook page, America’s Last Line of Defense. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Christopher Blair, 46, sits at his desk at home in Maine and checks his Facebook page, America’s Last Line of Defense. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Christopher Blair's political satire page — which began as a practical joke among friends during the 2016 presidential campaign — has become one of the most popular on Facebook among Trump-supporting conservatives over 55.
Charles Krause reflects on the murder-suicide of more than 900 followers of Jim Jones and his California-based Peoples Temple — which left an indelible mark on American culture. Krause traveled to the remote cult compound in Guyana with Rep. Leo J. Ryan, who was assassinated as he tried to leave.
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The American sailor was onboard the KNM Helge Ingstad as part of an exchange program when it collided with an oil tanker.
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Ashley Brown and Aaron Shuman moved to Atlanta after concluding that Los Angeles was getting too expensive. (Kevin D. Liles for The Post)
Ashley Brown and Aaron Shuman moved to Atlanta after concluding that Los Angeles was getting too expensive. (Kevin D. Liles for The Post)
Ashley Brown and Aaron Shuman moved to Atlanta after concluding that Los Angeles was getting too expensive. (Kevin D. Liles for The Post)
Ashley Brown and Aaron Shuman moved to Atlanta after concluding that Los Angeles was getting too expensive. (Kevin D. Liles for The Post)
There's a wave of people migrating from coastal cities to places such as Nashville, Austin and Atlanta, drawn by a lower cost of living, lighter tax burden, job growth and a better chance to buy a home.
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Tom Flacco, a redshirt junior at Towson University, is unflappable and had to wait for a chance in FCS football, just like big brother Joe of the Ravens. One key difference: height.
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Thanksgiving is such a loaded family tradition. It can be tricky for many 20- and 30-somethings to express an interest in taking over the meal, whether our parents are ready to give it up or not.
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