Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker worked for the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust for three years. The group became a lucrative steppingstone in a swift rise to the nation’s top law enforcement job.
Analysis
The president’s declaration that he won’t hold Riyadh accountable for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi shows his transactional, personalized approach to foreign affairs.
President Trump pardons Peas the turkey. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
President Trump pardons Peas the turkey. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Perspective
In theater, the definition of a “turkey” is a disaster that can’t be saved. Does that apply to the perpetually peculiar presidential Thanksgiving turkey pardoning? The event gave the nation the chance to see if Donald Trump could show some whimsy — and he played the part.
The Coast Guard has ordered Taylor Energy Company to contain and clean up the spill, which has leaked more than a million barrels since 2004. The Oct. 23 order came one day after The Post reported that the ongoing spill verged on becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history.
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The plaque on the county courthouse pays tribute to Confederate soldiers.
The university learned that a specimen sent to the CDC showed one of the strains that was implicated in a New Jersey deadly outbreak.
Intruders tracked the manager of a check-cashing business to her home. The residents, with knives pulled on them, were held and tied up overnight.
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Former residents of the Arthur Capper Senior Public Housing complex lost decades of mementos in the blaze.
Scott Alan Horn’s body was found beneath a woodpile outside his Maryland home in March 2017.
Parents at Mount Vernon Community School implored officials to provide a clear schedule for improvements and upkeep.
“It’s one game,” Bradley Beal said of the 125-118 win. “I’m still not happy.”
Election 2018
President Trump had criticized Love and other defeated Republicans, suggesting they lost because they did not sufficiently “embrace” him.
The Mississippi Republican offered the partial apology during a debate with Mike Espy, but she sought to blame her Democratic opponent for the controversy generated by her words.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous type of E. coli.
Depending on whom you ask, things are as bad, or perhaps slightly less bad than before. The country’s already ruined economy has been further ravaged by inflation, and rapprochement with the West has been hesitant at best.
A three-day downpour expected to begin Wednesday could trigger mudslides and floods as the search for human remains continues.
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Verona, Italy, is a worthy alternative to Venice. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Verona, Italy, is a worthy alternative to Venice. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Choquequirao in Peru is a worthy alternative to Peru’s Machu Picchu. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Choquequirao in Peru is a worthy alternative to Peru’s Machu Picchu. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Seville, Spain, is a worthy alternative to Barcelona. (AFP/Getty Images)
Seville, Spain, is a worthy alternative to Barcelona. (AFP/Getty Images)
Mount Ouanoukrim in Morocco is a worthy alternative to Mount Everest. (Alamy Stock Photo)
Mount Ouanoukrim in Morocco is a worthy alternative to Mount Everest. (Alamy Stock Photo)
To help beleaguered destinations, we highlighted 10 spots buckling under the weight of too many feet and provided alternatives that are similar in all but one category: They could use more — not fewer — tourists.
Co-workers of Tamara O'Neal, a 38-year-old emergency room physician killed at Mercy Hospital on Monday, praised her skill and personality.
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