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As Donald Trump spoke at a concert in his honor, his team sent signals suggesting an attempt to begin repairing relations with groups he demonized throughout his transition, including the intelligence community and the media.
The 45th president will inherit a nation as deeply polarized as it has been in years and with no signs of a reconciliation on the horizon. Can Trump change that? Will he even try?
The president-elect could not resist plugging his newest property as he prepared to assume office. But when Trump becomes president, he may be in violation of his lease for the building, which is owned by the federal government.
Officers used chemical spray after a small group of protesters began throwing trash at Trump supporters leaving a celebration gala.
“Four years ago, I didn’t stay quite as long as I’m likely to stay tonight,” Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said at a gala for his home state as Washington revisited its ritual of one political party exulting in the other’s defeat.
The president-elect boasted of his election victory and heaped praise on his incoming Cabinet.
Die-hard Democrats are still trying to figure out which of their roughly 1,600 neighbors were the 482 people who voted for Trump. Lifelong Republicans say they voted for him, often reluctantly, but they didn’t expect him to win.
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The notorious kingpin, who was recaptured a year ago after his second escape from a Mexican prison, is wanted in the United States for drug trafficking and other crimes.
At a combative hearing, Steven Mnuchin defended his ties to offshore business entities and stewardship of a controversial California bank. Mnuchin initially omitted more than $100 million in personal assets from his nomination paperwork, a memo from committee Democrats says. He has since revised the documents.
(Aaron Steckelberg/The Washington Post)
(Aaron Steckelberg/The Washington Post)
A comprehensive guide to the security perimeters, Metro station closures, ticketed seating, the ceremony schedule and more.
In a city where only 4 percent of voters supported Donald Trump, the council’s poor showing will be a conspicuous break from decades of tradition.
There could be thousands of protesters, some of whom have vowed to paralyze the city as President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office Friday.
More than two dozen clergy members will participate in the National Prayer Service — an inauguration tradition — but there won’t be a sermon.
Andy Pollin, the dean of Washington sports radio, said that his contract at ESPN 980 won’t be renewed, ending his tenure there after almost 25 years.
The Maryland governor is pushing for a broad ethics overhaul in the aftermath of a bribery investigation and other scandals.
An intense storm, more typical of March than midwinter, may bring rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches from Atlanta to Boston.
“You campaign one way and come down here and kill things silently,” the bill’s sponsor, Del. Robert G. Marshall, fumed at his colleagues. The legislation was similar to what passed with great controversy in North Carolina last year.
Seven players scored for Washington, which kept its spot atop the NHL standings with a romp on the road in St. Louis.
Washington vs. New York
1 2 3 4 Total
WAS 38 28 34 13 113
NY 27 40 19 24 110
Recent updates
0:00 End of the 4th Quarter
0:03 John Wall steals the ball from Brandon Jennings.
0:14 Knicks take a 20-second timeout.
0:14 John Wall makes a driving dunk.
0:17 John Wall with a defensive rebound.
Stat leaders
Wall 29
Gortat 12
Wall 13
New York
Anthony 34
Anthony 10
Jennings 5
Player stats
Player Min FG Pts Reb Ast
M. Gortat 30 6-12 12 12 2
M. Morris 35 6-11 14 6 4
J. Wall 37 11-21 29 5 13
B. Beal 38 4-13 8 2 5
O. Porter 30 7-13 23 6 2
J. Smith 23 5-8 11 4 0
T. Burke 7 1-2 3 0 1
T. Satora... 14 1-2 3 2 1
K. Oubre ... 25 3-6 10 3 1
I. Mahinmi DNP
M. Thornt... DNP
A. Nichol... DNP
S. McClel... DNP
D. House DNP
D. Ochefu DNP
Player stats
Player Min FG Pts Reb Ast
C. Anthony 35 13-27 34 10 2
D. Rose 32 7-16 20 5 2
K. O'Quinn 21 7-10 14 8 3
R. Baker 20 1-4 2 2 0
M. Kuzmin... 18 1-5 6 1 2
C. Lee 29 2-6 5 4 2
J. Holiday 21 4-6 11 2 2
B. Jennin... 24 1-4 3 1 5
M. Plumlee 11 0-1 0 3 0
K. Porzin... 29 6-11 15 5 2
S. Vujacic DNP
J. Noah DNP
L. Thomas DNP
M. Ndour DNP
W. Hernan... DNP
Game Details
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“I like to do stuff that scares me,” said Michael Wardain, who is joining 32 other adventure seekers on a journey to push the limits of their bodies and minds.
The president announced 330 more commutations of nonviolent drug offenders, bringing his total number of clemencies to 1,715.
It was unclear how many fighters were killed or why stealth bombers were needed to strike them.
The rift in the Larsen C ice shelf has advanced by 17 miles in a little more than a month, continuing to suggest that a very large break could be coming.
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