Lawmakers dived into deliberations about how to change the nation’s health-care law, pivoting from one measure to another — including a failed vote on the bill GOP leaders spent weeks crafting — to try to find consensus. More votes will follow, and senators from both parties outlined some plans likely up for consideration.
It is unheard of for a Cabinet-level official to be subjected to such visceral and public criticism from a president. Yet Jeff Sessions showed no sign of buckling.
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Youngstown, Ohio, suffered closures of steel mills in the 1970s and ’80s that laid off thousands, tanked the local economy and led to a mass exodus of residents. But the region has evolved significantly since then, and few say they expect Trump to revive the steel industry here as he has promised.
The president’s speech prompted a backlash from many current and former Scouts and their families, who said Trump’s remarks were inappropriate and undermined efforts to diversify and modernize the century-old organization.
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Frank G. Fuentes was among the 39 undocumented immigrants, including 10 dead, found in a stifling tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in Texas over the weekend.
Jonathon Carrington walks the halls at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
Jonathon Carrington walks the halls at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
Just 9 percent of the nation’s poorest young people earn a four-year degree by 24, and Johnathon Carrington feared that D.C. public schools hadn’t prepared him for Georgetown University. But after four years of academic challenges and struggling to find his place on a mostly white campus, he made it.
The court said the District’s system that requires a “good reason” to obtain a permit is so restrictive that it is essentially an outright ban in violation of the Second Amendment.
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Throughout his life and career, the news anchor paid attention to a guiding principle: be open and honest with the viewers.
“Praise God,” the victim’s mother, who witnessed the shooting and testified during trial, whispered in court as the verdict was read.
The journeyman pitcher reverted to the difficulties that have plagued his career in the second start of his return tour with Washington.
The legislation would impose new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, and prevent President Trump from easing some of them without congressional approval.
A U.S. patrol boat fired two bursts of machine-gun fire at an Iranian military ship as it made an alarmingly fast and close approach in the Persian Gulf, marking the latest aggressive encounter between the two adversaries.
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Barbara Sinatra, a onetime model and Las Vegas showgirl, founded a center for abused children and was considered a steadying force in her husband’s life as his fourth and final wife.
The U.S. projection closely mirrors revised predictions by South Korea, which also have watched with growing alarm as North Korea has appeared to master key technologies needed to loft a warhead toward targets thousands of miles away.
For many small towns, the influx of travelers hoping to see the spectacle will be the largest crowd they will ever experience — and it will bring a few challenges.
The energy secretary was the latest victim of two Russian pranksters in a winding, wonkish conversation about foreign coal exploration, natural-gas pipelines and pig manure as a power source.
Florida’s fish and wildlife panel launched a probe after receiving a tip about the video, which shows a group of unidentified men laughing and appearing to say the shark is going to die.
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