Some of President Trump’s confidants are floating prospects who could take Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s place were he to resign or be fired, according to people familiar with the talks. It comes as Trump continued to vent his frustration with Sessions, calling him “our beleaguered A.G.” and asking why he was not “looking into Crooked Hillary’s crimes & Russia relations?”
It was unclear whether the presence of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who days ago revealed he had brain cancer, would improve the health bill’s prospects. Many Republicans remained confused about what measure would come up for a vote on Tuesday.
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Ahead of President Trump’s appearance in West Virginia, Boy Scouts troops were offered advice: Fully hydrate. Be “courteous” and “kind.” And avoid the kind of divisive chants heard during the 2016 campaign such as “build the wall” and “lock her up.” But from the moment he took stage, Trump led them down a very different path.
The U.S. is relying on Moscow to prevent government forces and allies from interfering in operations against the Islamic State. However, some argue that the Kremlin cannot be trusted to play its part in the short term and would gain an advantage over the U.S. in the long term.
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Five women — and one man — are running for the Democratic nomination to challenge the congressman who famously complained at a February town hall that “the women are up in my grill no matter where I go.”
Officials said the policy change, which would have ended benefits entirely on Oct. 1 for families that had been on the rolls for longer than 60 months, would have ultimately cost more and hurt children the most.
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A citizen fact-checker spotted the botched Utah banner in the Hall of States. On Monday, he was celebrated as the errant flag was replaced.
City school officials now say they plan a “complete audit” of suspension data after documents obtained by The Post showed administrators knew students were being sent home without documentation at least as early as 2010.
A group of Virginia dentists has come up with a new denture-making process that lets them serve nearly 10 times as many people at a free annual clinic in the heart of the state’s coal country.
Monday morning’s tornado, which touched down in Stevensville, Md., was the first EF-2 on the Eastern Shore since May 5, 2002.
A mobile food pantry run by Maryland's probation and parole department is intended to alleviate one of the many pressures on people trying to stay out of jail.
It will be the first such opportunity this offseason for the free-agent quarterback whom the Redskins chose with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft.
With as many as 200 people packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer and tagged with colored tape to make them easier for smugglers to sort at the journey’s end, some banged on the walls for help and took turns breathing through a hole in the trailer’s side.
The scope of the reactions brings unsettling implications for democracy and discourse, and has prompted a debate about how much security is necessary — and affordable.
Republicans praised Bernhardt, who previously worked as a solicitor at Interior, as an experienced complement to Secretary Ryan Zinke. Democrats criticized him for representing corporate interests opposed to department regulations that aim to help clean air and water.
The move came amid growing pressure on Israel after its unilateral decision to set up the metal detectors in response to the fatal shooting of two Israeli police officers at the holy site.
New research shows that people who outsource tasks they dislike such as cleaning or other household chores may lead more satisfied lives, but few individuals think to spend money in this way.
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