As President Trump prepares for a rally in Phoenix this evening, some expect him to expand on his searing criticism of Sen. Jeff Flake, who has been one of his most vocal GOP critics, and perhaps even make a formal endorsement of long-shot candidate Kelli Ward.
To some of the Marines, optimism, no matter how cautious, rings hollow after nearly 16 years of war and new approaches that sound a lot like the old ones.
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It's officially on. Breitbart News, with former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon back in charge, is ripping mad at President Trump after his Afghanistan speech foreshadowed an increase in ground troops.
We took more than 44,000 geolocated Instagram photos uploaded with the #eclipse2017 tag during the eclipse’s route over the United States and grouped them by latitude and longitude. Below, you can see the most popular, or “liked,” image per area.
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In the multitude of images from Charlottesville, the race-baiting protesters are decked out in white polo shirts and khakis. They are wearing jeans and striped pullovers that look like they could have come from the sale rack at a local Gap. Fashion has become a stealth weapon for white nationalists.
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The Rev. William Aitcheson said he was a Klan member 40 years ago and has “voluntarily” stepped down from St. Leo the Great church in Fairfax.
The decision capped a long and emotional public meeting, at which residents faulted public officials for the deadly violence at a white nationalist protest against the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue.
No bomb was found after security areas of the airport were evacuated for five hours. The airport is telling passengers to check with their airlines for delays.
Capital Weather Gang
The region may have missed the total eclipse on Monday, but consensus was that it was still "very cool" and these images prove that point.
Lizandro Claros Saravia, 19, and his older brother Diego, were deported from the United States after living in Maryland since 2009. “I feel like in this country, I don’t have a future,” the soccer star said.
Going Out Guide
An increasing number of fancy-casual restaurants, falling somewhere between sit-down eateries and Chipotle, are opening in Washington and across the country.
Analysis
With 12 days left until cutdown day, Washington's roster is taking shape, with some surprises.
The Treasury Department said 10 firms and 6 individuals had done business that helped Pyongyang develop its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program.
When someone posted a comment on Louise Linton's Instagram picture that criticized the way Linton touted the trip, the treasury secretary's wife swung back hard.
The remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore have been found, but the search continues, a Navy commander said.
Nearly two weeks after reporter Kim Wall disappeared and Peter Madsen escaped from the sinking submarine, investigators found the torso off the coast of Copenhagen.
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