If the president pardoned himself in the face of the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the election, it would set off a legal and political firestorm — first around the question of whether a commander in chief can use the constitutional power in that way.
Saying his “Past views evolved & and shouldn't be a distraction,” the incoming White House communications director deleted previous posts that clashed with the political views of the administration he now serves, but not before they were immortalized by other Twitter users.
(Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)
(Jahi Chikwendiu/Post)
As cities around the country wrestled with whether to take down their Confederate monuments, the half-white, half-black town of Demopolis, Ala., suddenly faced a dilemma: Should it put its soldier back up?
Kelli Ward, who lost to Sen. John McCain in last year’s Republican primary, said the senator “owes it to the people of Arizona to step aside.”
The story must be told.
Your subscription supports journalism that matters.
(Video: Claritza Jimenez/Post; photo: Andre Chung for The Post)
Jim Vance
The broadcast stalwart, who was diagnosed with cancer this spring, was among the first black anchors in a major media market. He presided over the D.C. area’s top-rated newscasts and delivered pointed commentaries on sensitive racial topics.
Capital Weather Gang
The worst of the storms have moved south and east of Washington, with warnings in effect for the region near Fredericksburg and much of Calvert County.
The Republican and Democratic candidates for governor staked out sharply different positions on immigration, health care, the state’s economy and President Trump in their first debate since winning their respective party primaries on June 13.
With a record 25.1 million travelers last year, Baltimore beat Dulles and National. At least a third of those passengers were from this area, airport officials said, and BWI is investing resources to expand that share.
Teachers, parents and students converged near the Washington Monument to march in support of public education. Similar demonstrations took place in 11 cities nationwide.
(Karin Brulliard/Post)
(Karin Brulliard/Post)
The goal of the exercise at this Washington studio was to help felines from the city's Humane Rescue Alliance get more comfortable around people. What ensued was a lot of giggling, a little yoga, one messy incident — and maybe an adoption.
The 26-year-old has thrown more strikes per pitch than any Washington reliever and is slowly becoming one of Dusty Baker’s more trusted middle-inning options. 
As training camp looms, Washington faces a season that will mean more than most since Coach Jay Gruden was hired and the rebuilding began 3½ years ago.
A word to the wise in-law: If you really don’t get along, don’t travel together.
This meat has more going for it nutritionally than many realize. But don’t buy that “Eat More Bacon” shirt yet.
Here are six guidelines for the eternal question. And no, you don't need to "pay for your plate."
The records, which come as the White House adviser faces increasing scrutiny as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, show the vast and varied wealth of the president’s son-in-law.
After three officer-involved fatal shootings over the past two years, residents’ frustration crescendoed as Mayor Betsy Hodges announced the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of the July 15 killing of an Australian woman who had called 911.
British Open
Branden Grace just set the record for lowest score ever in a major golf tournament, but he didn't know the significance until after his final putt dropped.
President Trump previously praised the Filipino leader's bloody drug war and invited him to come to the White House.
America’s enemies will “shake with fear” when they see the $12.9 billion state-of-the-art aircraft carrier, the president said at Saturday's commissioning ceremony.
  • 3 hours ago
Lech Walesa, the former Polish president and leader of Solidarity, railed against the swift offensive by the Law and Justice party to bring the nation’s independent judiciary under its control.
Sessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador, according to U.S. intercepts
Play Video 2:09
Now that Sean Spicer is out, here’s what you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci
Play Video 2:04
Remembering Jim Vance, D.C.'s longest-serving local news anchor.
Play Video 2:15
Come sweat with the 'Hogs' of the Washington Redskins
Play Video 4:46
Share news tips with us confidentially

Do you have information the public should know? Here are some ways you can securely send information and documents to Post journalists.

Learn more

From Our Advertisers
This content is paid for by the advertiser and published by WP BrandStudio. The Washington Post newsroom was not involved in the creation of this content. Learn more about WP BrandStudio.