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North Carolina lawmakers announced late last night a proposed repeal of the controversial law that has cost the state jobs and millions of dollars, but it was not clear whether the compromise would be able to gather the votes needed to pass. The NCAA had given lawmakers until today to change the law if it wanted to host any college sports championships through 2022.
Congressional Republicans are working on a deal to keep the government open past April 28, but their bid hinges on courting Democrats wary of President Trump while skirting the wrath of hardline conservatives and Trump himself.
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Sergei Millian’s role in the dossier lays bare the challenge facing the FBI as it tries to separate fact from fiction in the probe of President Trump’s possible ties to Russia. While some of the unproven claims attributed to the Belarusan-American businessman are bizarre, there are indications he had contacts with Trump’s circle.
Manigault appears to have President Trump’s ear, and some black political observers see her as an important ally in a White House that is overwhelmingly white and male. Others see her as a cover for the president.
The president’s controversial past has cast a shadow of sorts over the administration’s commemorations. The juxtaposition has also inspired jeering on the left, where many view Trump’s policy agenda as out of step with women’s interests.
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Michael D. Dobbs, 57, was charged with sexual solicitation of a minor after setting up a sex encounter with someone he thought to be a 15-year-old boy, according to police allegations filed in court.
Candace Claiborne, who has worked at the State Department since 1999 and had top-secret security clearance, allegedly received tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from two Chinese agents.
A Metro historian said architect Harry Weese, who died in 1998, would be "dismayed" to see his concrete design painted over.
A local coalition wants to raise as much as $5 million to rebrand the greater Washington area’s image and identity as more than just the “federal city.”
Although the House passed the legislation last week, state Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said the state’s Senate Judicial Committee won’t advance the measure as written.
Fielding Smith Daniel of Culpeper, Va., was charged in federal court with child sex trafficking after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met online.
The Caps’ power play stayed hot, scoring twice to make it five goals in the past two games, as Washington notched a 5-3 victory to push its lead over Columbus to five points in the tight Metropolitan Division race.
John Wall’s game-high 41 points went for naught as L.A.’s big three took control in for a 133-124 win.
At a House hearing, the health and human services secretary outlined how his department could make insurance cheaper by scaling back several mandates, including what the Affordable Care Act currently defines as “essential benefits” in coverage. 
Farmers have long used the chemical compound chlorpyrifos to kill pests on crops, but critics say it poses health risks for children. The chemical industry had pushed hard against a chlorpyrifos ban, and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt agreed.
The Obama administration had required as a precondition that Bahrain improve its human rights record, but the Trump administration dropped that requirement in a notification to Congress.
Andrew Napolitano, who was reportedly pulled from the air earlier this month, unapologetically stood by his unfounded accusations that British intelligence officials spied on President Trump at former president Obama's request.
Readers asked whether the measure could help the government dig up dirt on people. They asked how to protect their privacy. And some even asked whether it would be possible to buy the online browsing histories of President Trump or members of Congress.
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