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.
President Trump waves to crowd at the National Scout Jamboree. (Getty Images)
President Trump waves to crowd at the National Scout Jamboree. (Getty Images)
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.
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.
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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.
After a veto in January by County Executive Isiah Leggett, a revised bill was introduced by Marc Elrich that seeks to address concerns raised by opponents of the original version.
MLB:
Brewers vs. Nationals
8-
Final
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Final
recap
Box
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
MIL 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 8 11 0
WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
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Wieters fouled out to third baseman T.Shaw.
Lind flied out to left fielder H.Pérez.
Stevenson pinch-hitting for Blanton.
D.Murphy doubled to right.
Bottom 9th
Game recap
W: Davies (12-4) L: Jackson (1-1)
HR: MIL: Shaw (23).
Brewers
Nationals
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
E. Sogard 2B 5 0 1 0 0
R. Braun LF 5 1 1 0 1
H. Perez LF 0 0 0 0 0
T. Shaw 3B 3 2 1 1 3
D. Santana RF 4 1 0 0 1
E. Thames 1B 4 1 1 1 1
O. Drake P 0 0 0 0 0
M. Pina C 4 3 2 1 1
B. Phillip... CF 5 2 0 0 0
O. Arcia SS 5 1 1 0 0
Z. Davies P 2 0 1 0 1
J. Aguilar 1B 1 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
Z. Davies 7 3 0 0 7
O. Drake 1 2 0 0 0
Player stats
Batting: AB H R HR RBI
B. Goodwin CF 4 0 0 0 0
S. Drew SS-3B 2 0 0 0 0
B. Harper RF 4 1 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 4 1 0 0 0
D. Murphy 2B 4 1 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 2 1 0 0 0
J. Blanton P 0 0 0 0 0
A. Stevens... PH 1 0 0 0 0
A. Lind LF 4 1 0 0 0
M. Wieters C 4 0 0 0 0
E. Jackson P 1 0 0 0 0
P. Severin... PH 1 0 0 0 0
O. Perez P 0 0 0 0 0
W. Difo SS 1 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
E. Jackson 5 7 3 3 3
O. Perez 2 0 0 0 4
J. Blanton 2 4 1 0 1
Game Details
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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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