The Arizona capital, a diverse blue city that is surrounded by red suburbs and rural towns, is on edge as rally organizers and local authorities plan for tens of thousands of attendees and protesters to descend on downtown for the president’s event, which is set to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern time.
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President Trump said repeatedly Monday that the U.S. military would win in Afghanistan. That's apparently news to his secretary of state.
To some of the Marines, optimism, no matter how cautious, rings hollow after nearly 16 years of war and new approaches that sound a lot like the old ones.
Cave Towers is the best preserved Pueblo ruin in the Bears Ears National Monument. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
Cave Towers is the best preserved Pueblo ruin in the Bears Ears National Monument. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
Mojave Trails National Monument is a mosaic of mountain ranges, lava flows and sand dunes. (Bureau of Land Management California)
Mojave Trails National Monument is a mosaic of mountain ranges, lava flows and sand dunes. (Bureau of Land Management California)
Pink coral is seen on the Palmyra Atoll, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services/AP)
Pink coral is seen on the Palmyra Atoll, part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services/AP)
The ridgelines seem endless in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. (Bureau of Land Management)
The ridgelines seem endless in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. (Bureau of Land Management)
The fate of more than a dozen protected sites on land and in the ocean could become clear when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke concludes his review of national monuments as directed by an executive order that President Trump signed this spring. The secretary’s final guidance to the president could trigger both political and legal battles.
Mohamed Houli Chemlal, who police say is one of the surviving members of the cell, told a court in Madrid that the group was assembling bombs in a safe house under the guidance of its imam, who told the group he planned to blow himself up during the attack.
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The Rev. William Aitcheson said he was a Klan member 40 years ago and has “voluntarily” stepped down from St. Leo the Great church in Fairfax.
A new poll suggested the Democratic response to unrest in Charlottesville may be out of touch with VIrginians, but nearly all disapproved of the way President Trump handled the events.
For two years, Lee's parish in Lexington, Va., has been embroiled in debate about its name. Charlottesville poured gasoline on the fire.
Capital Weather Gang
The region may have missed the total eclipse on Monday, but consensus was that it was still "very cool" and these images prove that point.
Jack Dumoulin started using Excel in middle school to analyze baseball statistics. Now 17, he's the first American to bring home the title from the Excel World Championship.
The former Redskins general manager says the team should have signed its starting quarterback to a long-term deal “for a cheaper rate years ago.”
The Treasury Department said 10 firms and 6 individuals had done business that helped Pyongyang develop its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons program.
The decision capped a long and emotional public meeting, at which residents faulted public officials for the deadly violence at a white nationalist protest against the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue.
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In a single Instagram post, Louise Linton managed to tap into elitism, narcissism, self-righteousness, incivility, apathy and blonde privilege — all wrapped up in a designer package.
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In the multitude of images from Charlottesville, the race-baiting protesters are decked in clothes that look like they could have come from the sale rack at a local Gap. Fashion has become a stealth weapon for white nationalists.
Attorneys for Williams have argued he is innocent, pointing to DNA tests they say produced “conclusive scientific evidence that another man committed this crime.”
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