North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacted angrily to President Trump’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly, calling it “unprecedented rude nonsense.”
Trump unveiled new financial sanctions on North Korea aimed at forcing nations, foreign companies and individuals to choose whether to do business with the United States or Pyongyang.
Senate Republicans reached a tentative deal this week to allow for as much as $1.5 trillion in tax reductions over 10 years, and there is a growing willingness within the GOP to embrace controversial estimates of the economic growth it could create.
An internal analysis by the Trump administration concludes 31 states would lose federal money for health coverage under the GOP’s latest effort to abolish much of the Affordable Care Act. Alaska would face a 38 percent cut in 2026, while Mississippi and Kansas would see federal health-care funding more than triple and double.
Elizabeth Serrano Roldan, left, and her mother, Anna Roldan, were trapped on their mattresses. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichadrdo for The Post)
Elizabeth Serrano Roldan, left, and her mother, Anna Roldan, were trapped on their mattresses. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichadrdo for The Post)
A car in the middle of a flooded street in Levittown, Puerto Rico. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for The Post)
A car in the middle of a flooded street in Levittown, Puerto Rico. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo for The Post)
A woman surveys the damage in a house in Salinas. (Reuters)
A woman surveys the damage in a house in Salinas. (Reuters)
Chairs float in floodwaters in front of a house in Juana Matos, Catano. (Getty Images)
Chairs float in floodwaters in front of a house in Juana Matos, Catano. (Getty Images)
Neighborhoods have become disaster zones on the 100-mile island, covered in detritus, despair and destruction at levels its 3.5 million residents have never seen. For wheelchair-bound Elizabeth Serrano Roldan and her 82-year-old mother, the storm left them with no way out and no one heeding their pleas for help.
In this gilded age of Washington excess, Madame Giselle’s casual references to her private jet and to her collection of glitzy residences seemed entirely plausible to her neighbors. Then she proposed a special investment opportunity. That’s when things got messy.
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The victim was held captive for several hours and raped by the two men while a third person filmed the attack, according to a police statement.
Analysis
Metro’s largest union is accusing the agency of a cover-up after a worker received an electric shock while inspecting a new train.
The football team that never wins learns from loss, perseverance, and at long last, a triumph.
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(Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Officials in Northern Virginia envision use of the river system to ferry commuters from as far as Prince William County to the Wharf in the District.
Georgetown Law just hired Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general the president very publicly fired after she refused to defend his controversial travel ban.
Matt Wieters and Jayson Werth continued their recent struggles at the plate while Atlanta starter R.A. Dickey looked dominant, retiring 14 straight Nationals at one point.
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Analysis
Nothing in a CNN report this week on the U.S. government wiretapping former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort warrants a change to our original Four-Pinocchio rating.
‘Can He Do That?’
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In this new episode of the podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winner Carol Leonnig describes the complexities of Paul Manafort's involvement in the special counsel investigation, and law professor Jimmy Gurulé explains where the former campaign chairman’s actions may cross a legal line. Can Manafort walk away from this unscathed?
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After President Trump’s secretary of Health and Human Services got stuck at an airport and missed a public appearance, he decided flight delays would not do.
The hard-line Shinzo Abe has the North Korean leader to thank for his rising approval ratings.
The U.N. ambassador vehemently rejected the idea that she would be a potential replacement for Rex Tillerson if the increasingly isolated State Department chief were to step aside, but her influence within the administration has emerged in surprising ways.
Analysis
Such a position came up in the context of next week’s Senate runoff race in Alabama. Over time, more Americans have viewed same-sex relationships as legally sound and perfectly acceptable, but Gallup polling found that, as of this May, 23 percent of Americans think they should be illegal.
“A vote for Judge Moore isn't a vote against the president,” Palin told supporters of Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama.
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