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The president-elect is said to be drawn to generals by their swagger and dazzled by their war stories. Yet his choices are striking given his non-interventionist posture in the presidential campaign and criticism of the Iraq war.
Donald Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt — who has written that the debate on climate change is “far from settled” — signals an assault on President Obama’s environmental legacy.
Trump fired back after Chuck Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, said he believed the president-elect lied to Carrier workers in Indiana. Jones said his phone started ringing soon after Trump tweeted about him.
“Jackie” stars Natalie Portman. (Fox Searchlight)
“Jackie” stars Natalie Portman. (Fox Searchlight)
The biopic of Jacqueline Kennedy has an unsettling, almost hallucinatory mix of fact and fiction. It also offers a consoling portrait of a time that, especially in this political season, in some ways seems worthy of halcyon legend after all.
Rising fatalities from heart disease and stroke, diabetes, drug overdoses, accidents and other conditions caused the lower life expectancy, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
Maryland officials celebrated the push for Metro access, denting the chance the FBI moves to Springfield.
Thomas Boswell
Many baseball analysts think Washington surrendered too much in the trade, but the Nationals believe Eaton has almost every baseball skill and character quality that doesn’t show up in traditional stats.
For locals in Salisbury, N.C., the news of Sunday’s events at Comet Ping Pong in Washington was especially painful because they believe their town should stand out not for violence, but for tolerance and creativity.
A proposed rule change in Montgomery County would allow the district's youngest students to use devices after dismissal, but some parents are worried phones would be a distraction in the classroom and intensify the gap between haves and have-nots.
A. Donald McEachin is just the third African American to represent Virginia in Congress.
The Republican governor’s proposal will likely to compete with more liberal legislation that passed the House of Delegates early this year.
Boston stormed back from three goals down, but Nicklas Backstrom closed the door in the extra session to lift Washington to a 4-3 win.
The fires left 14 people dead and nearly 150 injured at two tourist towns outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Adidtional charges “are being considered,” and the juveniles could be tried as adults, officials said.
Lenny Pozner's six-year-old son was gunned down at school. Then the death threats came from people who believed a conspiracy theory that the mass shooting that left 27 dead was an elaborate hoax.
NBC's staging of the beloved musical was endearing but unfocused though it didn’t fall completely flat thanks to standout performances by some of its more seasoned stars, such as Jennifer Hudson.
In his opening statement, a federal prosecutor said Roof, 22, targeted and killed nine churchgoers because they were black and because killing them in a church would “magnify his message” of hate.
The Dec. 15 thank-you gala is in a ballroom that’s apparently too small to accommodate all of the Clinton campaign’s “bundlers.“ The remaining campaign staff has been fielding complaints.
The serious side of the mannequin challenge
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Take a tour of the meteorite vaults
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Veterans ask for forgiveness at Standing Rock
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The USS Arizona wasn't supposed to be at Pearl Harbor, but it became America's most famous battleship
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Experts examine how the U.S. health-care system is being shaped by a disease that touches the lives of millions.
Health Care Look Ahead (Dec. 12)
The Washington Post will look at the future of health care in the new Administration.