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With a government shutdown looming, the president tweeted an attack on Democrats for opposing a border wall. Budget director Mick Mulvaney said he does not know whether Trump would sign the spending bill without border wall funding, but White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus seemed less rigid on the matter, focusing more on paying for “border security.”
President Trump is nearing the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times. His voters are largely satisfied with his performance, but his base of support hasn’t grown since he took office, according to a Post-ABC News poll.
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Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. (EPA; AP)
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron. (EPA; AP)
With opponents conceding, far-right anti-immigrant firebrand Marine Le Pen and unconventional centrist Emmanuel Macron advance to a May 7 vote that could further the worldwide march of anti-globalization populists.
The educator-entertainer beloved by millennials for his PBS series that made him an icon is now taking on the mantle of activist for science, leading the people who grew up with his show into political battle.
The son of a legendary head coach and brother of a former governor and U.S. senator, Bruce Allen has steered the Washington area’s NFL franchise through some tough times. But brokering a billion-dollar-plus deal to build the team a new home represents his biggest challenge yet.
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Round 1, Game 6
Feeling any better, Capitals fans? After setting off panic by going down two-games-to-one, Washington has fought back to put the young Toronto Maple Leafs on the brink of elimination going into tonight's game.
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Accompanied by a Dominican friar on drums and the university chaplain on vocals, the nuns — who obviously enjoy puns — use secular music to connect with students and share and demonstrate their faith.
A woman in her 80s was taken to the hospital after jumping from her balcony, authorities said.
The rapper and his collaborators talked about creating an artifact of a gentrifying city that many no longer recognize.
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Persistent cloudy skies mean the ground won’t dry much after Saturday’s soaking, and highs will be only in the 60s.
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Requiring a doctor’s note for a single day’s absence seems counterproductive.
A new source of revenue for airlines might put an unfair burden on customers who need aisle or middle seats.
It may seem as if boys don’t want to communicate, but they do. And they need to.
South Korea’s news agency reported that the man, who was arrested trying to leave the airport in Pyongyang, has been a professor at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology and had been involved in aid work.
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Despite the two countries having similar languages and cultures, Italian politicians have fueled opposition to the E.U., falsely claiming Romania exported almost half of its criminals to Italy.
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Police in Harrison County, Ind., said that she had been found unresponsive after authorities received a 911 call. In 1974, Moran was cast in “Happy Days” as Joanie Cunningham, a role she would later reprise in “Joanie Loves Chachi.”
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Israel has approved plans for a new settlement just outside the Jewish settlement of Shvut Rachel as compensation for demolishing the West Bank outpost of Amona two months ago. But it is still unclear when, or even if, the new settlement will be built.
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