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The justices agreed to allow a limited version of President Trump’s ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect, and will consider in the fall the president’s broad powers in immigration matters in a case that raised fundamental issues of national security and religious discrimination.
In a case involving a Missouri church, the court ruled that religious institutions may not be excluded from state programs with a secular intent.
Lower courts had ruled that the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who cited his religious beliefs, had violated Colorado’s public accommodations law, which prohibits refusing service to customers based on factors such as race, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.
Pete Townshend of The Who performs at the 2016 Desert Trip music festival in Indio, Calif. (AP)
Pete Townshend of The Who performs at the 2016 Desert Trip music festival in Indio, Calif. (AP)
Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones at 2016 Desert Trip music festival in Indio, Calif. (AP)
Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones at 2016 Desert Trip music festival in Indio, Calif. (AP)
B.B. King performs a sold out show in 2010 in Virginia. (Josh Sisk for The Post)
B.B. King performs a sold out show in 2010 in Virginia. (Josh Sisk for The Post)
Stevie Ray Vaughan rehearses with his band in 1986 in N.Y. (AP)
Stevie Ray Vaughan rehearses with his band in 1986 in N.Y. (AP)
About five decades ago, everyone wanted to be a guitar god. They were inspired by the men who roamed the concert stage, including Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Carlos Santana and Jimmy Page. Now those boomers are retiring and they’re looking to shed, not add to, their collections. And younger musicians aren't stepping in to replace them.
Jared Kushner’s real estate company received the loan as the bank was negotiating to settle federal and state charges that it aided a possible Russian money-laundering scheme. Kushner’s association with Deutsche Bank is among a number of financial matters that could come under review by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who is examining President Trump’s son-in-law as part of his probe into possible Russian influence in the election.
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After a spike in hate crimes, officials in the progressive enclave wanted to affirm the city's commitment to inclusion by flying 193 flags from different countries from light poles.
Officials said a man’s body was found in a third-floor unit that is believed to be the spot where the fire originated Saturday morning. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
That number is up more than 1,000 percent since 2014-15, the year before the system was roiled by child abuse scandals and began to step up its emphasis on reporting misconduct. One teacher described it as a “purgatory of a kind I didn’t know existed.”
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Couples from across the region celebrated and reaffirmed their commitment to one another during a special Mass.
White nationalist Richard Spencer headlined a rally at the Lincoln Memorial that drew a competing event by other conservatives, protests and a searing argument about free speech and political correctness.
In a letter to the State Board of Education, the Maryland governor said he was “deeply troubled” by the allegations and asked the board to begin an inquiry immediately.
Perspective
Chicago comes to town for four games this week, and it’s not playing anything like the team that won the World Series a year ago.
Perspective
With training camp opening in a month, there are reasons to feel good about the team’s direction. But there are more reasons to remain cautious.
The Daily 202
Analysis
With the president's self-inflicted wounds and persistent Republican infighting, wealthy donors are forced to reckon with the possibility that golden opportunities to overhaul the tax code and repeal Obamacare are being squandered.
The announcement comes days after the officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting — the aftermath of which was broadcast on Facebook Live video and seen worldwide.
If the health-care push stalls or falls apart, the president who campaigned for the White House as the ultimate dealmaker will be dealt a serious political blow — another example of Trump’s inability to move major legislation through Congress.
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
Dozens of unsolved cases from the 1950s and ’60s are being reopened after passage of the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016.
Wonkblog
Analysis
Some employers unable to afford the increased wages have cut their payrolls or reduced hours. The costs to low-wage workers in the city have outweighed the benefits by a three-to-one ratio.
People with anxiety and depression may be consuming a disproportionate share of opioid painkillers. Researchers think they may feel physical pain more acutely or be less able to cope with it.
In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.
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