Mulvaney says he’ll obey Trump’s order not to cooperate with inquiry, dropping effort to get legal ruling

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney had sought a judge's opinion on whether he should testify.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) pushed back against Republicans' defense of President Trump, and lawmakers huddled in the House basement to rehearse ahead of tomorrow's televised hearings.

On eve of open hearings, GOP and Democrats lay out competing cases on impeachment

The memos show the parties are fundamentally at odds over everything from key pieces of evidence to the legitimacy of the process.

U.S. drone imagery shows possible atrocities by Turkish-backed forces in Syria

Officials are not certain whether incidents captured by aerial footage constitute war crimes.

Trump administration knew its border policies would lead to a crush of stranded child migrants

According to documents and current and former officials, the strategy was aimed at sending a message to Central American migrants: Coming to the United States illegally has consequences.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, center left, and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, in Littleton, N.H. (Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, center left, and his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, in Littleton, N.H. (Getty Images)
Rhyan Glezman, whose brother is Pete Buttigieg's husband, gives a sermon in Clio, Mich. (Brittany Greeson for The Post)
Rhyan Glezman, whose brother is Pete Buttigieg's husband, gives a sermon in Clio, Mich. (Brittany Greeson for The Post)
Campaign 2020

Pete Buttigieg wants to connect to the religious right. But tension among his in-laws shows how hard that may be.

A rift in Chasten Buttigieg’s family has broadened as Chasten and his brothers go public with differing accounts of their childhoods and the reaction to Chasten's sexuality.
Testifying at the trial of Roger Stone — a Donald Trump friend accused of lying about his own WikiLeaks-related dealings — Rick Gates said he overheard a 2016 call in which Stone seemed to make Trump aware of a planned WikiLeaks release.
It is unclear if President Trump has approved the idea, but he has asked aides for a simple pitch on cutting middle class taxes, after his 2017 tax law was slammed as a giveaway to the rich.
Capital Weather Gang
Dozens of records are falling, some of which have stood for over a century.
“We own this,” Solicitor General Noel Francisco told the court during oral arguments over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
President Trump has a long-standing disdain for windmills, including the 11-turbine wind farm he said would harm views from his golf course.
Perspective
The Daily Northwestern’s top editor says he "over-corrected" in apologizing for the paper’s coverage of a protest of former attorney general Jeff Sessions.
(Salwan Georges/The Post)
2°C: Beyond The Limit
The fast-warming Sea of Okhotsk, wedged between Russia and Japan, is a cautionary tale of the far-reaching consequences when climate dominoes begin to fall.
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson is loudly ignoring impeachment. It ‘is not only dumb, it’s boring.’

While Sean Hannity runs the network’s anti-impeachment war room, Carlson will simply be talking about something — anything — else.
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An etiquette expert answers common questions about being a houseguest

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Fry to greater heights with this crispy restaurant-worthy pork milanese

It’s a marriage bound by the most delicious pork cutlet — and love.
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