The Republican presidential nominee has been flooded with conflicting advice about where to land, with the tensions vividly illustrated this week as he publicly wrestled with himself on immigration, his signature issue.
In a normal election cycle, Hillary Clinton's plans to link the GOP nominee with racists and anti-Semites would prompt Republicans to line up leaders and surrogates in defense of their candidate. This isn't a normal election cycle.
The schools in the university system had said they were caught between conflicting state and federal mandates. Now they are barred from enforcing provisions of the state law until a federal lawsuit is settled.
The U.S. said the July 29 strike killed a group of Islamic State fighters, but activists said the dead were mostly men, women and children seeking shelter. The conflicting narratives reveal the difficulty of determining what really happens in an air campaign taking place beyond the reach of independent observers.
Over 36 hours, Paul LePage insisted that the vast majority of violent criminals in his state were black or Hispanic, and he blew up at a Democratic legislator who he believed had — but who had not — accused him of racism.
According to authorities, Joseph Miller arranged to have marijuana — sourced from California and Oregon — mailed to various residences in the region and tried to stay away from actually touching the product himself.
After looking shaky for the first 20 minutes against a Buffalo team resting several starters on defense, Washington’s quarterback led three straight scoring drives in the second quarter of a 21-16 preseason win over the Bills.
For many French Muslims and members of France’s intelligentsia, banning the swimwear sparked an outrage over an unnecessary crackdown on a nonexistent problem. But for others, including a former president, the burkini is a “provocation.”
Stephen Bannon was accused of battery against his wife 20 years ago. Charges were dropped, but the case, combined with irregularities in his voter registration, brought fresh scrutiny to how well Donald Trump vets his most senior employees and advisers.
Joseph Hall was 10 when he killed his father, Jeffrey Hall, a leader in the National Socialist Movement. The case has spurred proposed legislation on whether minors can waive their Miranda rights without legal guidance.
Who is Donald J. Trump? Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of his life are not well known. To discover Trump in full, The Washington Post assembled a team of award-winning reporters and researchers to delve into every aspect of Trump’s improbable life, from his privileged upbringing in Queens to his astonishing 2016 rise to seize the Republican candidacy for president. (Also available in hardcover.)