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The process of trying to deliver on a signature Republican promise has been chaotic and revealed tensions between the president and the GOP Senate, as well as between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the members he has long been known for managing with steely efficiency.
The challenge for GOP candidates in the 38 states holding gubernatorial contests this year and next is particularly pronounced in swing states and in those that have expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The lack of “Obamacare repeal” coverage by Fox News and other conservative outlets would have been unthinkable just six months ago, but it reflects a general decline of their interest in an issue that had united Republicans for seven years.
Families cool themselves off in a water stream in Lahore, Pakistan. (AP)
Families cool themselves off in a water stream in Lahore, Pakistan. (AP)
A month of searing heat and intense humidity in which Pakistanis struggled to observe Ramadan, forgoing food and water from sunrise to sunset, brought into sharp relief the long-standing problems plaguing this arid, Muslim-majority country of 180 million.
Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's treasurer, has been issued a summons to appear in Australia to face multiple charges related to “historic sexual offenses.”
President Trump had criticized former president Barack Obama’s strategy as weak and promised a new one within 30 days of his inauguration.
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The passenger train, which had 121 passengers on board, hit the two men — a conductor and a conductor trainee — as they tried to identify what triggered an alarm on their freight train.
A man was found dead on the front porch of a home in an area where police once set up military-style checkpoints in 2009.
Instead of allowing wheelchair-accessible vehicles into its fleet, the the federal lawsuit says, the ride-sharing company redirects such requests to any accessible D.C. cabs that happen to be in service.
Following hours of heated testimony, which included 170 speakers and went past 3 a.m., county supervisors granted a special-use permit for the mosque as well as an exemption for use of a public sewer.
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(Calla Kessler / The Washington Post)
Replacing the 325-year-old red oak tree that crashed to the ground in the quiet Shepherd Park neighborhood will take time — or really, lifetimes.
Perspective
Some worshipers don’t like the idea of Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson looking over their shoulders.
In 2013, the former Redskins running back estimated that he had “more than 10 concussions” during his nine-year career and recently told Sports Illustrated that he sometimes left the field with no memory of playing a game.
The Washington right-hander was electric before he stalled for a couple innings and surged again down the stretch to complete a 13-strikeout performance. 
Analysis
After speaking for double the allotted time at a German conference, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s microphone was cut off, triggering laughter and applause from the audience.
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Analysis
Britons are debating what exactly it means for the so-called special relationship between the two countries if the U.S. president would head to the French capital before Britain.
The woman reportedly tried to break free from the umpire’s grip as her feet dangled off the bridge’s edge.
“Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli went on trial Wednesday for allegedly defrauding investors after the court struggled for three days to seat a jury.
“Everybody kept telling me, ‘No, no, no, don’t push. Keep it in,’” the mother told reporters. The baby will receive a free flight on his birthday each year for life, the airline said.
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In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.
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