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Those senators — Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah — dislike the Senate GOP bill because they do not feel it goes far enough in repealing the Affordable Care Act. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can afford to lose only two Republicans and still pass the measure.
Experts say the bill attempts to allay fears of insurance companies and states, at the risk of increasing problems with affordability and access to coverage.
Barack Obama had pledged to recede from the limelight, but in defending his White House legacy, setting up a high-stakes confrontation between a former and current president that is virtually unprecedented in modern times.
People were detained in a small secret cell behind a wooden cabinet at a police station in Manila in April. (Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
People were detained in a small secret cell behind a wooden cabinet at a police station in Manila in April. (Jes Aznar/Getty Images)
Nothing seemed amiss when human rights investigators arrived at Police Station No. 1 in Manila. That is, until one of them knocked on a bookcase, and someone knocked back — revealing a dozen people packed into a small concrete cell. The raid provided a look at how police officers allegedly use illegal detention and violence to extort cash — and how tough it is to stop them. 
The Comey “tapes” tweet deepened the president’s legal and political quagmire and highlighted a new reality for Washington, which must spring into action to bolster or refute his assertions of questionable origin.
Prosecutors say a Leesburg man sent three documents containing classified information — one of which was labeled top secret — to a Chinese intelligence operative.
Nam-Viet and Ripple will shutter their doors this weekend due to declines in business. Observers say restaurants in Cleveland Park have suffered as commercial energy has migrated to such gentrifying neighborhoods as Shaw, Petworth and U Street NW.
Mayor Levar Stoney announced the formation of a commission to find other ways to correct the “false narrative” conveyed by the statues. The approach could set Richmond apart from other Southern cities grappling with its treatment of Confederate symbols.
The groups overcame months of internal differences to agree on a plan to overhaul Metro by giving it dedicated funding and restructuring its board so it functions more like that of a private company.
Barack Obama returns to the campaign trail with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam for one of the most-watched elections this year.
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About 1 to 2 inches of rain are likely in the Washington region. Areas to the west and in the mountains may see heavier amounts of up to 2 to 4 inches.
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Wayne W. Grigsby Jr. is the sixth general in the past year whom the Army has punished for sexual misconduct or improper interactions with women.
William C. Bradford, now in charge of the Energy Department office that assists Native American and Alaskan tribes, apologized for the now-deleted tweets about the ethnic, religious and gender identities of former president Obama, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and others.
The change, which conservation groups vowed to fight in court, is set to take place next month and will likely lead to grizzly hunting in surrounding states.
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Off-camera briefings are becoming a regular occurrence in the Trump White House — especially on big news days.
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