If the president pardoned himself in the face of the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the election, it would set off a legal and political firestorm — first around the question of whether a commander in chief can use the constitutional power in that way.
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Analysis
Facing questions about contact with Russians, members of the Trump campaign team argue that it's common to meet with foreign officials. But former U.S. intelligence officials and security experts find these meetings troubling.
The records, which come as the White House adviser faces increasing scrutiny as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, show the vast and varied wealth of the president’s son-in-law.
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Jim Vance
1942–2017
The broadcast stalwart, who was diagnosed with cancer this spring, was among the first black anchors in a major media market. He presided over the D.C. area’s top-rated newscasts and delivered pointed commentaries on sensitive racial topics.
Capital Weather Gang
The first round of thunderstorms has tapered off, but there may be some potential for more intense weather in the coming hours.
The Republican and Democratic candidates for governor staked out sharply different positions on immigration, health care, the state’s economy and President Trump in their first debate since winning their respective party primaries on June 13.
With a record 25.1 million travelers last year, Baltimore beat Dulles and National. At least a third of those passengers were from this area, airport officials said, and BWI is investing resources to expand that share.
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The goal of the exercise at this Washington studio was to help felines from the city's Humane Rescue Alliance get more comfortable around people. What ensued was a lot of giggling, a little yoga, one messy incident — and maybe an adoption.
The 26-year-old has thrown more strikes per pitch than any Washington reliever and is slowly becoming one of Dusty Baker’s more trusted middle-inning options. 
Perspective
As training camp looms, Washington faces a season that will mean more than most since Coach Jay Gruden was hired and the rebuilding began 3½ years ago.
A word to the wise in-law: If you really don’t get along, don’t travel together.
This meat has more going for it nutritionally than many realize. But don’t buy that “Eat More Bacon” shirt yet.
Here are six guidelines for the eternal question. And no, you don't need to "pay for your plate."
After three officer-involved fatal shootings over the past two years, residents’ frustration crescendoed as Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of the July 15 killing of an Australian woman who had called 911.
President Trump previously praised the Filipino leader's bloody drug war and invited him to come to the White House.
Analysis
Traditional public school districts are trying to absorb the loss of millions of dollars that now must be shared with charter schools after the governor signed a new education bill into law.
British Open
Branden Grace just set the record for lowest score ever in a major golf tournament, but he didn't know the significance until after his final putt dropped.
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Analysis
The Polish Senate rushed approval of a law that will retire all Supreme Court judges and allow the president to replace them, a vote that judges in the neighboring Czech Republic described as an assault on democracy.
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Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador, according to U.S. intercepts
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