After the FBI changed its interpretation of “fugitive from justice,” tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials were removed from the background check database that bars fugitives from justice from buying firearms.
The woman who spoke to The Post shared a secretly recorded conversation she had on the phone with Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) about sexually explicit material he sent her. In the chat, he warned her against using the material “in a way that would negatively affect my career.”
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The president’s attacks and provocations may remind some Americans of that troublemaking uncle they will have to face.
From left, Reps. Nita M. Lowey and Louise M. Slaughter, former senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Anita Hill, ex-congresswoman Pat Schroeder and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. (Stephen Voss for The Washington Post)
From left, Reps. Nita M. Lowey and Louise M. Slaughter, former senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Anita Hill, ex-congresswoman Pat Schroeder and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton. (Stephen Voss for The Washington Post)
Hill and five lawmakers who fought for her revisited the hearings where she alleged Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Biden, then chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has faced renewed scrutiny over Hill’s treatment during the hearings.
The number of programs for street medicine, which was originally pioneered by homeless advocates, has grown in recent years. Now newer leaders want to establish it as a legitimate health-care vehicle not only for the homeless, but also for other underserved people.
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Hundreds of thousands of comments left on the FCC's website about net neutrality may have been fraudulent, according to Eric Schneiderman, who said the FCC rebuffed requests for records.
A campaign strategist told CNN that John Rogers wasn’t prepared to deal with the “level of scrutiny” following The Washington Post’s report detailing allegations that Moore pursued relationships with teenage girls.
Three years after escaping Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad has published a harrowing memoir as part of an effort to bring the militants to justice.
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Republicans’ tax-cut plans include nearly 50 provisions that would eventually expire, triggering large tax increases for individuals. Critics call it a gimmick to get around Senate rules; proponents argue that future lawmakers would extend the cuts or make them permanent.
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Native American chefs have lately found themselves in high demand by food lovers eager to try cuisines they view as “exotic.” Food publications are chronicling the buzz, but the chefs are wary. “This is not a trend,” one says. “It’s a way of life.”
It was touch-and-go when the 24-year-old soldier arrived at the hospital. Through it all — including three surgeries — the soldier’s trauma surgeon, Lee Cook-jong, has cared for for him and worked to buoy his spirits with talk about life in South Korea and by playing pop songs and movies for him.
The Trump administration is expanding its goals to include a political settlement of the Syrian civil war, a daunting commitment that could draw the United States into conflict with Syria and Iran.
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