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Burr on Russia probe: ‘We weren’t given a free pass to do a witch hunt’

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on March 29 that the committee was “asked to do a real investigation” on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Burr: We requested interviews with 20 people for Russia probe

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on March 29 that the committee has requested interviews with 20 people as part of its probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Schumer: 'Change the nominee, not the rules'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned Republicans not to choose the option to "go nuclear," and change Senate rules to overcome a potential filibuster of Judge Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. "If they decide to change the rules, it'll be on their back," he said.

Trump: 'Drug abuse has become a crippling problem'

President Trump hosted a discussion about drug abuse at the White House on March 29. Here are his opening remarks from that roundtable.

Spicer: ‘We want the U.K. to remain a strong leader in Europe’

On the day that Britain gave formal notice to the European Union, March 29, that it would start the process of withdrawing from the block, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the Trump administration wants “the UK to remain a strong leader in Europe.”

Christie: Trump and I believe 'addiction is a disease'

At the White House, March 29, Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said of drug users, "We can't throw their life away." President Trump tapped Christie to lead a new commission to combat drug addiction,

Spicer: ‘Possible’ that Democrats would work with GOP on a new health-care bill

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on March 29 said it is “possible” that some Democrats would work with Republicans on an effort to pass a new health-care bill.

Daughter of detained immigrant tearfully speaks about father

Fatima Avelica spoke about her father, Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, who was taken into custody by U.S. immigration agents while driving her to school. Avelica spoke at Sen. Charles E. Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) news conference on President Trump’s proposed border wall on March 28.

Trump says coming up with a bipartisan health-care bill will be 'so easy.' It won't be.

President Trump says he thinks he can bring Democrats and Republicans together to pass a bipartisan health care bill. Is that realistic?

French former prime minister Valls won't vote socialist

French former prime minister Manuel Valls says he won't back his Party's official candidate, Benoit Hamon, in the coming presidential election. Instead he plans to vote for centrist Emmanuel Macron.

Melania Trump honors women at State Department

First lady Melania Trump spoke at a ceremony honoring the 2017 International Women of Courage Awards winners at the State Department on March 29. “We must declare that the era of allowing brutality against women and children is over,” she said.

Toshiba's Westinghouse files for bankruptcy

Toshiba's U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 protection from creditors as its Japanese parent seeks to limit losses, already estimated at around $9 billlion, that could threaten its future.

Clinton defends April Ryan, criticizes everyday sexism

Hillary Clinton said reporter April Ryan was "patronized" and cut off while asking a question during the White House press briefing March 28. Clinton was speaking about sexism and invisible structural barriers during an appearance at a Professional Businesswomen of California event.

Mexico's former president tears into Trump, again

Former Mexican president Vicente Fox brought together former Latin American leaders to his ranch on March 28 to speak out against President Trump.

TSA pat-down of boy sparks outrage online

The pat-down of a boy at a Texas airport by a TSA officer outraged his mother and thousands of people who viewed the incident online. Here are other incidents that caused outrage and raised questions.

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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.

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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.