The president decided to dismiss his embattled adviser, an architect of his 2016 general-election victory, in a major administration shake-up that follows a week of racial tensions.
Administration officials said Trump’s empowered new chief of staff, John F. Kelly, moved to fire Bannon in an effort to tame warring factions and bring stability to a White House at risk of caving under self-destructive tendencies.
Hours after his departure was confirmed by the White House, Bannon was back in charge at the website, chairing the evening editorial meeting.
Jared Tucker and his wife, Heidi Nunes, earlier this week. (Family photo)
Jared Tucker and his wife, Heidi Nunes, earlier this week. (Family photo)
Jared Tucker went to use the bathroom, leaving his wife at a kiosk. She never saw him again.
Authorities — who are still searching for the driver whose van plowed into a crowded Barcelona promenade — think at least eight people plotted the assaults, giving them a level of sophistication that ranked them alongside recent major attacks in Paris and Brussels.
Before he was charged with an act of automotive fury that left one woman dead and injured 19 others, James A. Fields Jr.’s turbulent formative years were marked by reports of abusive behavior toward his disabled mother and a marginal existence since graduating from high school.
The Intersect
Analysis
Millions watched Cantwell swagger at a white nationalist rally. Then came footage of him at the point of tears and a leaked OkCupid profile.
It turns out that a campaign in the late 19th century to memorialize the Civil War by erecting monuments was not only an attempt to honor Southern soldiers or white supremacy. It was also a remarkably successful bit of marketing by New England monument companies.
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The girls, all under the age of 10, were discovered dead when the mother of one of the children arrived home and came upon the scene. A 24-year-old man who lives on the same block was arrested late Friday, police said.
Michael Signer said local governments should have more tools to protect their cities from potential security threats during public events.
(Norm Shafer for The Washington Post)
(Norm Shafer for The Washington Post)
Starting college is an anxious time for many students, with questions about meeting strangers and becoming independent. But at U-Va. this year, the tensions are far more visceral as the class of 2021 arrives on a campus jarred by a white nationalist rally.
Less than a month after he pulled himself from a start with a similar ailment, the right-hander told the club he couldn’t make his scheduled start Friday in San Diego.
Called upon at the last minute to pitch in place of an injured Max Scherzer, the Nats reliever tossed 4 1/3 scoreless innings in Washington’s 7-1 win against the San Diego Padres.
Perspective
Caruso Florist’s 86-year-old patriarch has built one of D.C.’s most durable businesses through an asset-light approach, with no warehouse, no gardens, no greenhouses and almost no debt. 
Gov. Larry Hogan did an about-face on whether the memorial to the Supreme Court justice who wrote the controversial Dred Scott decision should remain. The 145-year-old monument was dismantled overnight.
In a first for the council, New York City pastor A.R. Bernard announced that he had stepped down from the unofficial board of evangelical advisers on Tuesday, the day the president made controversial comments about Charlottesville.
The president is pressing forward with plans for a large-scale political rally next week, despite pleas from the city’s mayor and other officials not to hold a polarizing event while feelings remain so raw over the violence in Charlottesville.
Three people were in custody after one officer was killed and another gravely wounded in Kissimmee, officials said. In a separate incident, two police officers were shot in Jacksonville.
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The corruption scandal shows no sign of slowing as Jesus V. Cantu, 59, a retired Navy captain and Stanford graduate, admitted to accepting hotel rooms, fancy dinners and the services of prostitutes from Leonard Glenn Francis, a charismatic Asian defense contractor who did hundreds of millions of dollars of business with the Navy.
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Lynne Patton, who will oversee one of the largest regions for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, is a longtime Trump family aide with no relevant experience.
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