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Islamic State booby traps a threat even as Mosul villages cleared

Thousands of Iraqis, desperate to return home to their villages, are under threat of land mines and booby traps left behind by Islamic State fighters although many say that despite the danger, they are determined to resume their old lives.

China hikes tax on super cars in luxury crackdown

China imposes an extra 10 percent tax on super-luxury cars in a bid to rein in lavish spending and reduce emissions.

Late-night laughs: Trump and Romney's dinner

There were frog legs and jokes all around from late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Trevor Noah and others.

Thousands of protesters accuse Jakarta's governor of insulting the Koran

Thousands of Muslims rally in the Indonesian capital to demand for the arrest of the city's governor, who's accused of insulting the Koran.

South Korea opposition to vote on impeaching the country's president

South Korea's opposition parties say they'll hold a parliamentary impeachment vote on President Park Geun-hye next week, but may have to corral support from Park's own party to pull it off.

Pope Francis meets John Kerry ahead of Rome talks

Pope Francis greets U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Vatican ahead of the "Mediterranean Dialogues" conference in Rome, where the migrant crisis and the Middle East are expected to be discussed.

Trump's presidential transition has elements of reality TV shows

There are alliances, a mansion and a lot of time in spent in the "confessional."

Clinton and Trump aides in heated argument

High-level aides to both the Clinton and Trump campaigns became involved in a heated exchange Dec. 1, during a post-election forum sponsored by Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Trump on Carrier's plant in Mexico: 'Rent it, sell it, knock it down, I don’t care'

President-elect Donald Trump spoke at a Carrier plant in Indiana on Dec. 1, and lauded his input into their decision not to move production jobs to a Mexico plant. "It's hard to negotiate when the plant is built," he said, "What are we going to do with the plant? Rent it, sell it, knock it down, I don't care."

Trump says he chose retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for secretary of defense

President-elect Donald Trump announced during a speech in Cincinnati, Dec. 1, that he has chosen retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis to be secretary of defense.

'They don't know that Hillary lost a couple of weeks ago', Trump says to protesters

Protesters interrupted a "thank you" rally hosted by President-elect Donald Trump in Cincinnati on Thursday, prompting Trump to say that there "should be consequences" for people who burn the American flag.

Trump says he had ‘a lot of fun’ running against Clinton

During a speech in Cincinnati, Dec. 1, President-elect Donald Trump said he had ‘a lot of fun’ running against his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

Trump pledges ‘to seek a truly inclusive society’

During a speech in Cincinnati, Dec. 1, President-elect Donald Trump pledged “to seek a truly inclusive society” as he started a victory tour of states he won.

Trump asks 'all companies' to keep jobs in the U.S.

President-elect Donald Trump said that his administration will crack down on what he referred to as "foreign trade abuses" during a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday.

Trump's transition team: Who is Myron Ebell?

Here's what you need to know about Myron Ebell, who is overseeing Trump’s EPA transition.

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Behind the circumcision ritual

Behind the circumcision ritual

Adults attending conversion classes at Sixth and I synagogue learn about the traditions behind the ancient Jewish practice of circumcision.

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

Google Chromecast at The Washington Post: How you can watch

PostTV has incorporated technology that allows you to play any of our videos on your TV set through the popular Chromecast device. That means you can watch videos and news shows from The Washington Post and control the playback right from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

Brazil swept up by new energy source

Brazil swept up by new energy source

In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

Making the most out of your museum visit

Making the most out of your museum visit

The Post's Anne Midgette shares five tips for how to get the most out of your visit to a museum.

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.