Efforts on the issue dissolved as a hard-line measure was defeated and a more moderate one was postponed and faces revision.

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

How the government shutdown affects federal workers, tourists and the rest of the country

  • Perspective

Time magazine’s major mistake on the crying-girl cover

The use of this photo damages that entire effort — no matter how pure the motives were for using it.

  • Analysis

A third of Maryland Democrats don’t even want to bother appealing to Trump voters

A recent Post-U-Md. poll finds that roughly 3 in 10 Maryland Democratic registered voters would be "uncomfortable" if their party made a significant effort to win support from Trump voters.

Time and New Yorker covers make powerful statements about the border crisis

Time and the New Yorker strike a nerve with their covers — again.