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According to letters reviewed by The Post, former acting attorney general Sally Yates was told earlier this month by the Justice Department that the Trump administration considers much of her possible testimony to be barred from a congressional hearing because the topics are covered by the presidential communication privilege. The administration's position is likely to anger Democrats who say the House investigation is being damaged.
The Daily 202
House Speaker Paul Ryan has vowed to keep pushing for an overhaul to the health-care system, but for the 19 states that never expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, the calculus has quickly changed.
Iraqis flee as forces battle militants in Mosul. (Reuters)
Iraqis flee as forces battle militants in Mosul. (Reuters)
As ground forces and a U.S.-led coalition close in on the Islamic State’s two main urban bastions, families describe cowering in basements for weeks as bombs rained down around them while others desperately try to flee before an offensive begins.
President Trump signed an executive order that instructs federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions and lift multiple other environmental rules. The order sends an unmistakable signal that just as President Barack Obama sought to weave climate considerations into every aspect of the federal government, Trump is hoping to rip that approach out by its roots.
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The arrest comes days after police released images of a person of interest in the death of Corrina Mehiel.
A lawyer for one of the two suspects — who are in the country illegally and accused of raping a 14-year-old girl — called the encounter in a bathroom stall at the school “pre-planned.”
The Democrats say Trump’s pick cannot separate his political views from his legal judgment, voicing concerns over his rulings on issues related to women's reproductive rights and gun control.
Bills to expand addiction treatment and education now head to the House, as the General Assembly enters its final two weeks of the legislative session.
The Washington Nationals say President Trump has a "scheduling conflict" that day.
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Some employees suggested that the real aim was to farm out work to private companies.
Police efforts to better identify missing teens leaves residents grappling with mistrust for the officers charged with bringing them home.
The first crack was spotted on one of two eggs Tuesday morning. Bald eagles’ hatching process can take between 12 and 48 hours.
The Switch
The vote would empower Internet providers to enter the $83 billion market for online advertising, where the ability to collect, store, share and sell consumers' behavioral information is directly linked to companies' bottom line. 
Months of hard-right policies and name-calling and personal attacks make it hard for the president to switch to bipartisan outreach.
The Fix
April Ryan asked a question about Russia at the afternoon briefing, but the White House press secretary finally seemed to reach a breaking point.
The Infowars conspiracy theorist says he regrets spreading lies, but the damage is done.
The vote sets the stage for a clash between the British prime minister and the first minister of Scotland.
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