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The Congressional Budget Office projects that the American Health Care Act, which passed in the House earlier this month, would cut the federal deficit by $119 billion between 2017 and 2026. But the estimate of uninsured could complicate Senate Republicans’ push for a companion bill.
Authorities said a younger sibling of 22-year-old British bomber Salman Abedi was arrested before he could carry out a plot. Their father was also arrested as the crackdown on a suspected terror network reached a second continent.
The bureau's then-director, James B. Comey, may have relied on unconfirmed intelligence in announcing on his own, without Justice Department involvement, that the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server was over, officials said.
The $120 million Ark Encounter is five stories high and took 700 workers seven years to build in Williamstown, Ky. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
The $120 million Ark Encounter is five stories high and took 700 workers seven years to build in Williamstown, Ky. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
The Ark Encounter has been described as the world’s largest timber frame structure. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
The Ark Encounter has been described as the world’s largest timber frame structure. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
The Ark Encounter incorporates pop culture imagery to attract children and teens, including a graphic novel in the exhibit “Why the Bible is True.” (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
The Ark Encounter incorporates pop culture imagery to attract children and teens, including a graphic novel in the exhibit “Why the Bible is True.” (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
Dinosaurs feature prominently in the Ark Encounter. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
Dinosaurs feature prominently in the Ark Encounter. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
Visitors to the Ark Encounter exit through a gift shop that includes plush animals and other items. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
Visitors to the Ark Encounter exit through a gift shop that includes plush animals and other items. (Luke Sharrett for The Post)
Founders of the Ark Encounter say it’s already on track for more than a million visitors in its first year. And they’re planning more attractions, including a re-creation of a walled city from the time of Noah, a Tower of Babel and a 10-plagues-of-Egypt thrill ride. “Why not attractions that people will come to the way they go to Disney or Universal or the Smithsonian?” mused co-founder Ken Ham. 
Despite a public outcry and growing pressure from national antiabortion groups to reconsider its stance, a Maryland school says the student violated its rules by engaging in intimate sexual activity.
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The overall crop of 206 candidates is far bigger than usual, and thanks to the “Trump effect,” the number of women may be a record.
The light-rail project's federal aid remains “under review” while a lawsuit attempting to block the construction continues.
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A club’s popularity has led to the first Korean class in Maryland public schools. The new class comes amid an increase in enrollment in foreign-language programs in the state’s elementary and middle schools.
Cicadas are emerging across much of the Washington area, surprising locals who weren’t expecting the giant insects for four more years.
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On the second day of voluntary practice sessions in Ashburn, the Redskins are getting a good look at old and new faces.
The swarm was about the size of a small child, measuring 3 feet tall. It weighed about 40 pounds.
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HR: WAS: Rendon (8).
RBI: SEA: Cano (29); WAS: Rendon 3 (31).
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Batting: AB H R HR RBI
J. Segura SS 4 0 0 0 0
K. Seager 3B 3 1 1 0 0
R. Cano 2B 3 2 0 0 1
D. Valenci... 1B 3 1 0 0 0
B. Gamel RF 3 1 0 0 0
G. Heredia LF 3 2 0 0 0
M. Zunino C 3 0 0 0 0
J. Dyson CF 3 1 0 0 0
S. Gavigli... P 2 0 0 0 0
B. Powell PH 1 0 0 0 0
E. Diaz P 0 0 0 0 0
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S. Gavigli... 6 6 1 1 1
E. Diaz 1 0 0 0 1
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Batting: AB H R HR RBI
T. Turner SS 4 1 1 0 1
J. Werth LF 3 0 1 0 0
B. Harper RF 2 0 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 3 1 0 0 1
D. Murphy 2B 3 1 1 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 3 1 1 1 3
M. Wieters C 3 0 0 0 0
M. Taylor CF 3 1 1 0 0
T. Roark P 1 1 0 0 0
W. Difo PH 0 0 0 0 0
E. Romero P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
T. Roark 7 8 1 0 8
E. Romero 0 0 0 0 0
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Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina sharply challenged the economic growth assumption of 3 percent, one that is sharply more optimistic than those projected in recent Obama administration budgets and by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
There was some confusion over why the first lady wore a veil — or a mantilla — to meet Pope Francis but didn’t wear a headscarf in the ultraconservative Muslim nation.
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Most Palestinians have never known anything but the Israeli occupation of the territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip — a system by which Israel exerts control over 2.6 million Arabs. For one father, a better job means a daily commute through a chaotic Israeli checkpoint.
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The company that President Trump pledged to keep on American soil informed the state of Indiana that it will soon begin cutting 632 workers from an Indianapolis factory. The manufacturing jobs will move to Monterrey, Mexico, where the minimum wage is $3.90.
Congressional staff have not fully reviewed the new documents from Paul Manafort, but people familiar with them said they include calendar entries, speech drafts, and campaign strategy memos that mention Russia or individuals from Russia.
The HUD secretary said a person with "the wrong mindset" won't get out of poverty even if you "give them everything in the world."
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