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Women's March 2018: Year-old 'resistance' now aims for the ballot box

Trump One Year The Resistance

One year after the self-styled 'resistance' first made its mark with the women's marches that drew...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2018. There are 346 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, 1953, CBS-TV aired the widely watched episode of “I Love Lucy” in which Lucy Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball, gave birth to Little Ricky. (By coincidence,...


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Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency

Trump One Year The View From Overseas

With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in office. It has been delivered with his own brand of bombast and occasional threats. Contentious issues have always existed, especially in...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: ESPORTS

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug ESPORTS (Noah Smith, Post) that moved Jan. 17. --- A Washington Post article about professional eSports gaming incorrectly said that the newly launched Overwatch League has a franchise in Paris. The league’s European franchise is...


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Shutdown looms despite House action

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The House passed a short-term extension of government funding late Thursday after Republican leaders, with help from President Donald Trump, cobbled together enough GOP votes to overcome an internal revolt. Still, the possibility of a federal shutdown...


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Short-term budget would give Trump authority to change intel spending

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The budget extension lawmakers must vote on by Friday evening to avoid a government shutdown will, as written, give President Donald Trump greater ability to reshuffle money the administration spends on intelligence priorities for the next month,...


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Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown

Bus Stop Hospital Discharge

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mother of a mentally ill woman who was left outside a Baltimore hospital on a frigid night wearing only a flimsy gown and socks says the 22-year-old daughter was denied care by medical professionals and left to face life-threatening conditions on the street. Cheryl Chandler...


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'I just don't like Muslim people': Trump appointee resigns after racist, sexist and anti

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. An appointee of President Donald Trump has resigned from the federal agency that runs AmeriCorps and other service programs after remarks he made disparaging blacks, Muslims, gays, women, veterans with PTSD and undocumented immigrants surfaced in the news media. Carl...


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Government says it is dropping most remaining Inaugural Day rioting cases

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Nearly a year after about 200 people were charged with rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, federal prosecutors announced they would drop a majority of the cases because they could not prove the defendants planned or participated in...


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Government says it is dropping most remaining Inaugural Day rioting cases

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Nearly a year after about 200 people were charged with rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, federal prosecutors announced they would drop a majority of the cases because they could not prove the defendants planned or participated in...


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Trump's travel expenses test boundaries of policy and politics

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has reveled in smashing political precedent, but on Thursday he followed his White House predecessors in one of Washington’s usually unspoken traditions: blurring the lines between a campaign trip and official business. Jetting...


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