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Mary Rich, the mother of Seth Rich, at a press conference on August 1, 2016. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)
Mary Rich, the mother of Seth Rich, at a press conference on August 1, 2016. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post)
Seth Rich, a 27-year-old Democratic National Committee staffer, wasn’t just another D.C. murder victim. He was a meme in the weirdest presidential election of our times.
In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies — NOAA and NASA — jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had topped a record set in 2014.
A construction worker in the area said he saw a man surrounded by flames, uttering the name of President-elect Trump.
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In a 100-day action plan, the incoming president promised to “cancel every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum and order issued by President Obama.”
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For eight years at this Prince George’s County school, there has been a shared sense that no matter what happened, the man who occupied the White House cared about them.
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Thousands of people are expected to be in the region Saturday for the march, which could draw larger crowds than Inauguration Day itself and present travel challenges for participants and residents.
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These food establishments were shut recently because of health department actions.
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This high-note finish comes with plenty of dissonance, including persistent pessimism about the nation's direction after Donald Trump campaigned strongly against the president's policies.
The Justice Department had alleged that black and Hispanic borrowers were charged about $1,000 more for a mortgage than white borrowers.
Iraq's prime minister hailed the advances as another step toward "liberation and total victory," but the Islamic State still holds districts across the Tigris River.
Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that the 41st president was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital Saturday for shortness of breath and “has responded very well to treatments."
Ryan statement is based on assumptions that are too uncertain, and lack context.
If Lee Jae-yong is arrested, it will mean that both the head of South Korea’s biggest business and the country’s president have fallen — at least temporarily — in the widening scandal that revolves around allegations of bribery and influence at the highest levels.
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