The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate.
President Trump warned that the world faces “great peril” from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons. The president's address was highly anticipated around the world after he had criticized the organization during his campaign as being bloated and ineffective.
Analysis
President Trump was selective in his view of bad actors — North Korea, Iran, Cuba, Syria and Venezuela — whose sovereignty should not be respected. But he made little mention of China or Russia.
A man is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Mexico City. (Video by The Post; photo by Getty)
At least 29 buildings crumbled in Mexico City, officials said, including multistory apartment buildings in which dozens of people may have been inside when the 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck
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After ravaging the island of Dominica, the storm churned toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with the potential to bring destructive winds, coastal inundation from surging ocean waters and a tremendous amount of rainfall.
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Quinnipiac University said 51 percent of voters supported or were leaning toward Democrat Ralph Northam compared to 41 percent for Republican Ed Gillespie. But several other polls this week showed a much tighter contest.
China’s Mobike and U.S.-based Spin are launching in D.C. this week with hundreds of GPS-tracked smart bikes that don’t require riders planning trips around fixed pickup and drop-off locations.
Despite Su'a Cravens intentions, the Redskins never planned to bring him back this week and there was no deal finalized between team officials and the second-year safety’s representatives to do so.
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After the Census Bureau reported an increase in poverty in the District, those who work to end hunger here want to shed light on a grim reality: 1 in 7 D.C. households have trouble getting the food necessary to lead a healthy life.
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When Griffin tweeted a response to Santana Moss’s comment that he celebrated the firing of Mike Shanahan in 2013, the D.C. sports world predictably went nuts. But why should we?
The 21-year-old wrote “HYPT MAEK” on a pillar at the monument. Conservators are working to determine the best method for repairing it.
With the recent opening of Lil'B, Scott Circle just got an uptick in southern charm.
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T. Turner SS 1 0 0 0 0
J. Werth RF 1 0 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 1 0 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 0 0 0 0 0
H. Kendric... LF 0 0 0 0 0
W. Difo 2B 0 0 0 0 0
M. Taylor CF 0 0 0 0 0
M. Wieters C 0 0 0 0 0
M. Scherze... P 0 0 0 0 0
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O. Albies 2B 0 0 0 0 0
F. Freeman 1B 0 0 0 0 0
N. Markaki... RF 0 0 0 0 0
K. Suzuki C 0 0 0 0 0
R. Ruiz 3B 0 0 0 0 0
L. Adams LF 0 0 0 0 0
D. Swanson SS 0 0 0 0 0
L. Gohara P 0 0 0 0 0
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Lawyer Michael Cohen had planned to deny playing any role in Russia’s efforts during the 2016 election during a closed-door session Tuesday. But investigators abruptly canceled the session after about an hour.
Among the proposals are keeping the top tax rate for individuals at 39.6 percent, scrapping an earlier proposal that would have cut the rate to 35 percent, three people briefed on the discussions said. White House negotiators are also considering giving up on a push to repeal the estate tax.
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Mueller’s team has shown far more deference to current White House officials than associates of Manafort and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
The study found that the percentage of adolescents in the U.S. who have a driver’s license and date has plummeted since 1976. The study points to a theory to try and explain why.
The release of the call came a day after violence erupted following a vigil to mourn the campus LGBT leader who was fatally shot by a Georgia Tech officer over the weekend.
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The credit bureau keeps apologizing for the delays in getting people information they need after the massive breach. It needs to do better.
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When the ESPN commentator called the president a white supremacist, she set off a firestorm that still rages.
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