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Kristine Phillips covers national and breaking news for The Washington Post. Previously, she covered criminal justice, courts and legal affairs at the Indianapolis Star.
Junkyards, motels, industry sites, a run-down ice skating rink and an airport drive-in theater once occupied what is now known as Crystal City.
Rep. Steve King denied referring to immigrants as "dirt" and accused the Weekly Standard of willfully misrepresenting his comments.
Whether disaffected Americans turn out Tuesday may determine the outcome in many tight races.
“There’s quite a bit of evidence ... that turnout is higher when you have these salient initiatives on the ballot. And it has to do with how salient they are,” said Caroline Tolbert, a University of Iowa political science professor.
Eleven people were killed on the morning of Oct. 27, when a gunman opened fire inside a Pittsburgh synagogue. Here are the stories of those who died.
To voters in three districts narrowly won by the president in 2016, it’s Trump’s name on the ballot in November.
“I just was sexually assaulted by a child,” Teresa Klein told a 911 operator. She later became known as "Cornerstore Caroline."
The 10-year-old child died more than 1,500 years ago, possibly of malaria, in the medieval Italian town of Lugnano.
Robert Lee IV, a North Carolina pastor and an indirect descendant of the Confederate general, said he was "disheartened" by Trump's comments.
The pair was stolen 13 years ago from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, Minn.