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German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe “must take our fate into our own hands.” While she did not mention the U.S. president, Merkel offered a clear repudiation of his leadership after he blasted NATO leaders and refused to commit to the Paris climate accord.
Eight out of 25 senior positions on the council are held by current or former military officers, and a recent disconnect between the White House and State Department over a change in strategy for Afghanistan illustrated the influence that they hold in the Trump administration.
Homeland Security chief John Kelly called reports that Jared Kushner sought a secret way to communicate with Moscow “a good thing,” but some former officials said such action could send a confusing message and be manipulated by a foreign power.
Stefanie Joho, 27, has been in remission since February 2016. (Michelle Gustafson for The Washington Post)
Stefanie Joho, 27, has been in remission since February 2016. (Michelle Gustafson for The Washington Post)
Stefanie Joho was 23 years old when doctors told her there was nothing more they could do to stop her colon cancer. Then she joined a research trial and became one of the first patients to benefit from a new immunotherapy drug that, for the first time, attacks a genetic feature in a tumor rather than the disease’s location in the body.
The rate of resignations during the school year for D.C. Public Schools is higher than many other urban school districts, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The departures hit hardest in schools that already face numerous academic challenges, three of which lost between 20 percent and 28 percent of their teachers.
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Ex-schools chief Kaya Henderson believed that having more VIP’s children in the District’s public schools could help turn the system’s reputation around.
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(Pete Marovich/EPA)
“The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary, is the most ambitious undertaking for the filmmaker known for his works on the Civil War, jazz, baseball and World War II.
Voters will choose between Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, who touted his experience as ideal to help working families, and former congressman Tom Perriello, who urged a dramatic progressive platform, on June 13.
“Everyone in this room is going to supervise your probation,” a D.C. judge told the young man.
Three plainclothes agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives shot a man who sprinted at them with a “Dirty Harry” revolver in his hand, Baltimore police said.
Washington and Nashville, linked by a former GM, coach and top prospect, both made significant changes three years ago. Nashville faces Pittsburgh in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday.
Perspective
Washington faces an early game on Memorial Day after a cross-country flight, then eight more games in California.
A designer shares five ways to bring this casual look into the 21st century.
An employee wonders whether to report suspicions about a boss’s mental health.
The sport is still small in the United States, but it’s growing.
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Analysis
In a series of policy-related tweets Sunday night, the president contradicted his budget plan, which included cuts of at least $800 billion to Medicaid and cuts in future spending on a health-care program for low-income children.
In the 1960s and ’70s, Anne Klein set the standard for professional, grown-up style. (Getty Images)
In the 1960s and ’70s, Anne Klein set the standard for professional, grown-up style. (Getty Images)
By 2007, the brand had devolved into bland and frumpy looks. (Maria Valentino for The Post)
By 2007, the brand had devolved into bland and frumpy looks. (Maria Valentino for The Post)
Sharon Lombardo's first collection for the label is classic but not dull. (Jesse Dittmar for The Post)
Sharon Lombardo's first collection for the label is classic but not dull. (Jesse Dittmar for The Post)
It was the go-to label 40 years ago. Now a new designer, creative director Sharon Lombardo, must transform the look of the clothes, the shoes, the advertising, the logo, the attitude — everything — without alienating old fans. That challenge is complicated by an ironic fact: Unlike other flagging brands, Anne Klein never stopped making money.
Analysis
The president’s lawyers will probably ask the high court this week to overturn the rejection of the travel ban by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.
North Korea fired a new short-range missile, similar to a Scud, Monday that flew about 280 miles before falling in Japan’s economic zone, according to South Korean and Japanese officials.
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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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