The one-two punch over the Supreme Court nominee and deputy attorney general marked the start of a potentially consequential week and again plunged the White House into tumult.
Brett M. Kavanaugh told Fox News that he’s not going anywhere. Top GOP senators signaled an openness to the panel voting on the nominee by the end of the week.
Judge, named as the only witness to an alleged sexual assault decades ago by Brett Kavanaugh, left town because he was “being hounded,” his lawyer said.
Elam Reyna makes breakfast for her sons. Her son Jeshua sits at the table as his brother, Jafet, plays video games. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Elam Reyna makes breakfast for her sons. Her son Jeshua sits at the table as his brother, Jafet, plays video games. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Elam Reyna cheers with other parents after Jeshua scores a goal. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Elam Reyna cheers with other parents after Jeshua scores a goal. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Elam Reyna, left, attends a “parent project” class. On the right is Nimcy Meza. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Elam Reyna, left, attends a “parent project” class. On the right is Nimcy Meza. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Jafet and Jeshua in their Annandale apartment. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Jafet and Jeshua in their Annandale apartment. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
As Central American teens rejoin long-absent parents inside the United States, schools try to ease the transition. The surge of young border crossers has contributed to a rise in gang violence, authorities say. Helping parents and guardians bond with their children is considered a vital step in steering them toward positive, productive lives.
Denver Riggleman snagged the GOP nomination without spending a dime. The circumstances in the 5th District opened the door to an outsider with positions on policy sometimes at odds with both the traditional Republican Party and President Trump.
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In the only scheduled debate in the Maryland governor's race, Republican incumbent Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous clearly displayed their differences.
Raymond Holton emerged without serious injuries and was evaluated at George Washington University Hospital. Engineers inspecting the building heard him yelling and used a crowbar to pry open the door of his apartment.
Perspective
It’s one thing to experiment as a drunk, fumbling teen. It’s another thing to use force.
Female visitors to state facilities will be prohibited from wearing tampons in an effort to reduce the smuggling of contraband, according to a memo from the state corrections operations chief.
The state’s secretary of natural resources called the $2.6 million Tangier Island Jetty a short-term fix for a long-term problem rooted in climate change.
Washington had three games before its bye week, with 13 to play after it. “It’s a big disadvantage," safety D.J. Swearinger said.
On a night where not much else meaningful happened, Harper drove in his 100th run of the season to give an intimate crowd something to cheer.
The surface of Esieh Lake looks as if it’s boiling. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
The surface of Esieh Lake looks as if it’s boiling. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
The volume of gas wafting from Esieh Lake could deliver the climate system another blow if lakes like it turn out to be widespread.
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On his return to the U.N. General Assembly, President Trump will surprise few world leaders with his sharp rhetoric.
In a sentencing hearing, the comedian’s defense team said the 81-year-old is not dangerous and deserves house arrest.
Glenstone showcases Mitchell and Emily Rales’s superb collection of what may be the country’s greatest private collection of American and European contemporary art.
The co-founders of the photo-sharing app, which is owned by Faceboook, had clashed with chief executive Mark Zuckerberg in recent months, according to a person familiar with the men’s decision-making.
The cartoon published in the Indianapolis Star mocked Ford — the professor who alleged that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while both were teenagers — for her requests during a back and forth with Republican senators last week.
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