Boris Johnson, Brexit cheerleader, to become Britain’s prime minister

The colorful and controversial former foreign secretary, former London mayor and longtime columnist handily won the race to lead the Conservative Party and will be prime minister within a day.
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Johnson’s rise could be a preamble to his fall

Johnson wants to lead a Britain liberated from Europe to its former global greatness. Many experts say he’s in for a rude awakening.

Justice Department tells Mueller not to answer a wide swath of questions

The instructions are a fresh indication of how difficult it may be to extract any new information about the former special counsel’s investigation when he testifies.
Maya Harris, the younger sister of presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, is also her campaign chairwoman. (Reuters)
Maya Harris, the younger sister of presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, is also her campaign chairwoman. (Reuters)
The Harris girls pose for a Christmas photo in 1968. (Courtesy of Kamala Harris)
The Harris girls pose for a Christmas photo in 1968. (Courtesy of Kamala Harris)
Sen. Kamala Harris with Maya Harris as the presidential hopeful prepares to speak in Las Vegas. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Sen. Kamala Harris with Maya Harris as the presidential hopeful prepares to speak in Las Vegas. (Melina Mara/The Post)
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Who is the real Kamala Harris? Her sister, Maya, knows the answer.

The campaign chairwoman has been with the 2020 hopeful through it all — and knows the way forward.
The Senate’s No. 2 Democrat said has spoken to the former senator about his feelings, although not recently. 
The vote ended a months-long vacancy created when Jim Mattis resigned late last year over policy differences with President Trump.
The FBI director told lawmakers Tuesday that the bureau has recorded about 100 arrests of domestic terrorism suspects in the past nine months.
Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”
Maxim Dadashev had been hospitalized since late Friday night after surgery for severe head trauma suffered in an 11-round loss to Subriel Matias.
Members of a Tennessee community crowded the driveway and prevented agents from reaching the man and his son.
The controversial swimmer has won two world titles this week. Each time a competitor refused to stand with him on the medal podium.
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The largest bird in North America was nearly wiped out. Here’s how it fought its way back.

Scientists captured the last 22 California condors left in the world in 1982 in order to breed the giant scavengers in captivity.
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As vice president, Joe Biden said Ukraine should increase gas production. Then his son got a job with a Ukrainian gas company.
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Her husband was killed at the newspaper he loved. Now she’s finishing his life’s work.

A year after the Capital Gazette shooting, much is unfinished, but John McNamara’s book will publish this fall thanks to his wife, Andrea Chamblee.
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