The passage of the Republican-proposed budget will let the GOP use a procedural maneuver to approve a tax bill in the Senate with just 50 or more votes, removing the need for Democratic support. The budget measure, which now moves to the House, is projected to expand the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years.
The White House chief of staff said he was stunned that the Democratic lawmaker was on the “sacred” call between President Trump and the widow of a soldier killed in Niger. But his critique overlooks the family’s long ties with the congresswoman.
America’s favorite beverage is derived from a crop that requires specific temperatures to flourish and that is sensitive to pests. Scientists say few coffee-growing regions will be spared the effects of climate change, so they are racing to develop more tenacious strains of the plants.
From hosting The Beatles to serving as a home for Washington's baseball, soccer and football teams, RFK has had quite a run. The stadium has already bid farewell to the Senators, Redskins and Nationals. This weekend, the one-time nexus of Washington sports relinquishes its soccer team.
The nuclear tests under Mount Mantap are getting so big, they’re causing structural damage with dire environmental consequences. Chinese scientists warn that further tests could cause the mountain to collapse and release radiation across the region.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is Burma’s de facto leader, but she has said nothing to quell violence against the Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of the stateless people have sought refuge in Bangladesh, many of them wondering if they were wrong to have hoped.
Emory University has acquired and released excerpts from a collection of letters written by Barack Obama to his college girlfriend that portray a literary thinker and budding wordsmith who wrestled regularly with his identity.
How much power does the president have to solve a crisis that kills so many Americans? Reporter Scott Higham takes us on a deep dive into The Post/“60 Minutes” investigation of the pharmaceutical industry’s influence on the U.S. opioid epidemic.
The choice by convention organizers to feature the senator from Vermont was criticized by people who objected to a man being the opening speaker. His office said he is focusing on the “humanitarian crisis.”