The woman who spoke to The Post shared a secretly recorded conversation she had on the phone with Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) about sexually explicit material he sent her. In the chat, he warned her against using the material “in a way that would negatively affect my career.”
Julia Poff is accused of mailing homemade explosives in 2016 to President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. It did not detonate because the governor "did not open it as designed,” according to court documents.
The president kicked off Thanksgiving Day by replying to a tweet that referenced a feud with LaVar Ball.
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Where did “marshmallows” get their goofy name? And what natural process made North America so hospitable for cranberries? Add a side of science to your Turkey Day feast with these somewhat silly tidbits.
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Florida labor attorney Gene Gibbons has helped more than 22 officers win back their jobs in the past eight years by capitalizing on the mistakes in a department’s case, no matter how severe the alleged misconduct.
The 16-day repair project starting Saturday will shut down train travel between Fort Totten and Silver Spring and disrupt thousands of commutes.
Officials cleared the governor of wrongdoing but said that he and his reelection committee benefited from an invitation sent at a time when solicitations are prohibited.
The police commissioner said the attack on Detective Sean Suiter came the day before he was scheduled to testify before a grand jury in an ongoing federal corruption investigation.
Perspective
Some fans are coming all the way from Iowa for a night of football unlike any FedEx Field has seen.
Artechouse, which opened in a vacant building in Southwest Washington in June, plays off our desire for “experiences” — and likes. More than 65,000 people have visited it.
The point guard's season-high 31 points went to waste in Charlotte as Washington closed out its road trip with a 1-2 mark.
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A campaign strategist told CNN that John Rogers wasn’t prepared to deal with the “level of scrutiny” following The Washington Post’s report detailing allegations that Moore pursued relationships with teenage girls.
U.S. and specialist agencies said the sound was produced just hours after the Argentine navy lost contact with the submarine, the ARA San Juan, on Nov. 15.
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The project is an homage to the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, an iconic feature of Berlin's central Mitte neighborhood.
Three years after escaping Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad has published a harrowing memoir as part of an effort to bring the militants to justice.
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