Election 2018
The three-term senator acknowledged defeat after coming up some 10,000 votes short in a recount, giving the Republican governor a victory and increasing the GOP’s majority for next year.
The former New York City mayor’s gift, believed to be the largest private donation in modern times to higher education, was made in hopes of making the admissions process at his alma mater “forever need-blind.”
During an interview on Fox News, the president called retired Adm. William H. McRaven a “Hillary Clinton fan” and an “Obama backer.”
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Of all the outstanding titles that grabbed our attention this year, these 10 stood out.
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More of the year’s best books
The 10 best thrillers and mysteries of 2018
Secrets, private eyes and unreliable narrators.
The 5 best romance novels of 2018
Two involve dukes. What are the odds?
The 5 best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2018
Books that sent readers to the moon and back.
50 notable works of nonfiction in 2018
White House exposés, moving memoirs and real-life spy stories.
50 notable works of fiction in 2018
Novels that will break your heart, plus a few that will put it back together.
The biggest book news of the year
Surprise bestsellers, unexpected award winners and a record-setting National Book Festival.
The 10 best book adaptations to hit screens in 2018
From Oscar bait to feel-good Netflix fare.
The 10 best graphic novels of 2018
Including the first graphic novel to be longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
The best children’s books of 2018
Jason Reynolds weighs in with his favorites.
The 5 best audiobooks of 2018
Great writing gets an added boost from exceptional narration.
The 5 best poetry collections of 2018
From the late Ursula K. Le Guin to Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.
Christopher Blair's political satire page — which began as a practical joke among friends during the 2016 presidential campaign — has become one of the most popular on Facebook among Trump-supporting conservatives over 55.
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Nancy Pelosi, who was House speaker from 2007 to 2011, faces resistance from some incoming lawmakers who pledged during their campaigns in conservative-leaning districts not to support her.
County Commissioner Louis Klemp apparently implied off-camera that his comment was a joke.
NFL Week 11
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Washington’s postseason hopes are thrown into doubt after a devastating loss.
Charles Krause reflects on the murder-suicide of more than 900 followers of Jim Jones and his California-based Peoples Temple — which left an indelible mark on American culture. Krause traveled to the remote cult compound in Guyana with Rep. Leo J. Ryan, who was assassinated as he tried to leave.
Under Canadian law, patients must be lucid enough to give informed consent to their deaths twice.
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The Washington stop of the tour brought out the former first lady's biggest fans — including her husband.
Tijuana’s mayor has referred to the migrants as “bums” and a “horde,” and a small group of residents held a protest, shouting “No to the invasion.” But others in town volunteer to help the migrants.
Weekend Picks
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