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A State Department envoy signed a document pledging to pay for the American college student's care, a decision that was authorized by President Trump, two people familiar with the incident told The Post — but it remains unclear whether the money was ever transferred.
The Russian president's call for more multinational involvement contrasts sharply with President Trump’s strategy of one-on-one dialogue with North Korea.
Other budget discussions have broken down, leaving lawmakers struggling to avoid a pileup of dangerous deadlines in September. Financial experts believe an economic crisis would occur if the debt ceiling isn’t raised.
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Malia Weedon, 14, has a short walk from her home to Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Malia Weedon, 14, has a short walk from her home to Eliot-Hine Middle School in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Malia gets ready to walk to school. She was accepted to a selective public high school across the city. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Malia gets ready to walk to school. She was accepted to a selective public high school across the city. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Amy Weedon, right, said that people looked at us like we were crazy” when Malia started at a local preschool. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Amy Weedon, right, said that "people looked at us like we were crazy” when Malia started at a local preschool. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Joe and Amy Weedon must decide between their local high school, which they worry might not be rigorous enough, and a selective application school — the kind of institution that goes against their academic convictions.
The Take
Analysis
The former vice president made President Trump the centerpiece of his announcement. No other Democratic candidate has done that.
The president sought to blame the media for an episode that is detailed in the special counsel's report and under scrutiny by Democrats.
The woman detonated her bomb when officers entered her father-in-law's house. On Thursday night, officials said the death toll had been revised downward from more than 350 to at least 250, though an exact figure was still unavailable.
On his first day as secretary of state, Mike Pompeo promised to restore the department’s “swagger.” A year in, he's credited with pulling State Department morale out of the abyss — but is sometimes seen as an explainer in chief for an un­or­tho­dox president.
Thousands of abusers had already been revealed in the past decade with the release of Boy Scouts documents. More than 200 more might soon be coming forward.
NFL Draft
Perspective
Years of analysis — as well as the example of the New England Patriots — show the benefit of having multiple lower picks vs. one high pick. But watch how many teams do just the opposite.
The searches come amid fallout from lucrative children’s book deals Mayor Catherine E. Pugh cut with businesses connected to the government she has run since 2016.
Critic’s Notebook
For a generation raised on cinema as One Big Movie, “Endgame” offers a valuable lesson in closure.
(Marvin Joseph/The Post)
(Marvin Joseph/The Post)
Perspective
Celebrities will be scarce at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner — and that’s a good thing.
(AP)
(AP)
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Boos, heckling and groans greeted Sen. Bernie Sanders’s speech, signaling challenges ahead for his presidential campaign.
(Bill O'Leary/The Post)
(Bill O'Leary/The Post)
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The Navy abandoned "safety through ignorance" and drafted guidelines to report UFO sightings.
(Luis Velarde/The Washington Post)
These armed civilians want to take border security into their own hands
These armed civilians want to take border security into their own hands
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Researchers discovered a ‘platypus of the sea.' It's cute — but it's extinct
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Britney Spears is stepping back for now, but her diehard fans remain devoted
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The U.S. government is learning to meme. It's for our own good.
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