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The GOP nominee, who launched his campaign by railing against Mexican immigrants, now is caught between appeasing his staunchest supporters or attempting to appeal to moderates.
Unlike a generation ago, when the state’s Cuban American population was devoted to the Republican Party, new Latino voters are less likely to support the GOP — and they are increasingly unlikely to register with either major party.
Gavin Grimm, 17, left, with his mom, Deirdre. (Nikki Kahn/The Post)
The case of the teenager Gavin Grimm’s decision to use the boys’ bathroom one fall day in 2014 places him and his town at the epicenter of the much wider discussion over how public schools should accommodate transgender students.
Abu Muhammad al-Adnani was inspecting troops in Aleppo when he was killed, according to the group's media arm. U.S. officials were not able to confirm the report but suggested that if Adnani is in fact dead, the U.S. may not have played a role in his death.
Gov. Larry Hogan said there could be 14-mile backups at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge within 25 years if the state doesn't do something to relieve congestion. The study will cost $5 million.
Traffic experts call it "September shock," but it really begins in late August, with delays nearly doubling in some bad bottlenecks in the D.C. area.
Abimbola Laniyan had money in her E-ZPass account, but the toll system didn’t deduct it. The $26 charge rapidly snowballed during the months it took for her to appeal.
Wilson High School reported a nearly 30 percent drop, while D.C. students overall made modest gains in math and reading scores.
Marcelino Cruz was on his way home from work Monday when a tree along Rock Creek Parkway crushed the roof of his car. About 30 bystanders and police moved the tree; Cruz remains hospitalized with multiple injuries.
After years of sewage and storm water leaks, the city bought the land — on the condition that it be emptied of residents, many of whom have lived there for years.
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Rebecca and Rachel Crouch are raising test scores at their D.C. charter schools. But they also paint for an audience — like the time they created an 8-foot-square mural in 8 minutes at the Kennedy Center.
Jacqueline Green-Morris of Woodbridge admitted to laundering money through the government contracting firm where she worked.
COLUMN | Residents of Sandtown-Winchester have seen small but significant changes as they work to renew a struggling area once known as Baltimore's Harlem.
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PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0
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Franco grounded into a double play, shortstop Espinosa to second baseman D.Murphy to first baseman Zimmerman, C.Hernández out.
O.Herrera struck out.
Bottom 9th
Game recap
W: Scherzer (15-7) L: Eickhoff (9-13)
S: Melancon
HR: PHI: Howard (20).
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
T. Turner CF 4 2 0 0 0
J. Werth LF 4 0 0 0 0
D. Murphy 2B 4 1 1 0 0
B. Harper RF 4 1 1 0 1
A. Rendon 3B 3 0 0 0 0
W. Ramos C 4 1 0 0 1
R. Zimmerm... 1B 3 0 1 0 0
D. Espinos... SS 3 2 0 0 0
M. Scherze... P 2 0 0 0 1
C. Robinso... PH 1 0 0 0 0
M. Melanco... P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
M. Scherze... 8 3 2 1 11
M. Melanco... 1 0 0 0 1
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
C. Hernand... 2B 3 0 0 0 0
O. Herrera CF 4 1 1 0 0
M. Franco 3B 4 0 0 0 0
R. Howard 1B 3 1 1 1 2
C. Rupp C 2 0 0 0 0
A. Altherr RF 3 0 0 0 0
J. Paredes LF 3 0 0 0 0
F. Galvis SS 3 1 0 0 0
J. Eickhof... P 1 0 0 0 0
T. Goeddel PH 1 0 0 0 0
M. Mariot P 0 0 0 0 0
H. Neris P 0 0 0 0 0
T. Joseph PH 1 0 0 0 0
E. Ramos P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
J. Eickhof... 6 5 3 0 4
M. Mariot 1 1 0 0 1
H. Neris 1 0 0 0 0
E. Ramos 1 1 0 0 2
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The president, who has been critical of severe sentences handed down during the country's war on drugs, has now granted nearly as many commutations as his 11 predecessors combined.
The city's top cop, who was hired after the deadly 2014 shooting, has also called for firing other officers accused of lying about the case, which prompted heated protests and a federal investigation of the department.
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