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The president likes to pore over visuals — maps and videos as well as “killer graphics,” as CIA Director Mike Pompeo phrased it. Yet there are signs that he might not be retaining all the information he is presented, fully absorbing its nuance or respecting the sensitivities of the information and how it was gathered.
The push to cut budgets for civil rights divisions across Cabinet departments reflects the view within the Trump administration that Obama officials exceeded their authority in policing discrimination on the state and local level.
President Emmanuel Macron delivered a blunt greeting to Russia’s Vladimir Putin, criticizing the use of chemical weapons by Syria's Russian-backed government and referring to Kremlin-controlled media as “organs of influence.”
Aluminum ingots are stacked on the grounds of the plant.
Aluminum ingots are stacked on the grounds of the plant.
A plant worker uses a crane to lift a cask of molten aluminum.
A plant worker uses a crane to lift a cask of molten aluminum.
Supervisor Billy Hughes and technician Ryan Young on the line.
Supervisor Billy Hughes and technician Ryan Young on the line.
Cheryl Husk is a recording secretary for United Steel Workers of America.
Cheryl Husk is a recording secretary for United Steel Workers of America.
Century Aluminum in Hawesville, Ky., makes a metal the military needs to keep service members safe from explosions. But using national security to insulate an industry would be among the most dramatic — and risky — moves in the president’s trade agenda, which seeks to limit what he regards as unfair foreign competition.
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Video of the altercation shows lawmakers pushing and yelling, and both Democrats and Republicans accused each other of threatening violence as tension escalated after Rep. Matt Rinaldi demanded that protesters be deported.
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Amid prayer, tears and the tolling of bells, the region marked Memorial Day with pomp and parades and solemn tributes to those who have fallen in service to the nation.
The teams were engaged in a pleasant pitchers’ duel until the Giants reliever decided to revive a three-year-old grudge with a fastball thrown directly at the Nationals outfielder.
Benjamin Jealous, who served as a surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign, would offer a stark contrast to Gov. Larry Hogan, a moderate Republican with sky-high approval ratings in the blue state.
Cecil Exum’s only peer in company longevity is J.W. “Bill” Marriott Jr., the hotel giant’s 85-year-old chairman, who also began working there full time in 1956 but retired a few years ago as chief executive.
Given his advocacy in 2013 for a bipartisan immigration bill and work his lobbying firm did years earlier on immigration matters for Tyson Foods, the subject is a particularly tricky one for the GOP front-runner.
“Everyone in this room is going to supervise your probation,” a D.C. judge told the young man.
After losing their last nine appearances in the title game, the Terrapins defeated Ohio State, 9-6, to win their first national championship since 1975.
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Perspective
Many brutalist buildings in the Washington area are being torn down as the style enters middle age. But a colorful revamp is emerging as a middle way that everyone (maybe) can live with. 
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Elizabeth MacDonough, the low-profile Senate parliamentarian, will decide whether Republicans can follow through with their plans to overhaul Obamacare.
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After the German chancellor suggested that the era of Europe’s reliance on the U.S. may be ending, her chief challenger offered support and called Trump’s treatment of Merkel “unacceptable.”
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The education secretary has repeatedly attacked the traditional public education system, calling it a “dead end,” and made clear that she doesn’t think much of the people who support it.
Frank Deford
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He wrote detailed psychological profiles of athletes and coaches but also won acclaim for his novels, his frequent appearances on television, his weekly commentaries on NPR and a heartfelt book about his 8-year-old daughter’s death from cystic fibrosis.
Frei was criticized for saying he was “very uncomfortable” with a Japanese driver winning the race on Memorial Day weekend.
Woods, 41, returned to professional golf in December after a 15-month layoff, during which he recovered from multiple back surgeries.
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