A two-week campaign through Rust Belt states will ask why the administration hasn’t done more and why it is undoing Obama-era regulations labor groups support, as union leaders increasingly suspect that the White House will squander economic gains by ignoring actions that could increase wages.
The president will on Monday night address the nation to share details of a review of U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where troops have been on the ground fighting the Taliban and al-Qaeda for more than 15 years.
Locked out of power in Washington, progressive leaders, including Sen. Bernie Sanders, are organizing at a level where they are confident they can win: local government in states such as Mississippi and Alabama.
Lewis in 1976. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Lewis in 1976. (STF/AFP/Getty Images)
Jerry Lewis
1926–2017
Few performers have been so beloved and so derided as Jerry Lewis, who amassed devoted fans and stunningly hostile reviews from critics. Few have been so accomplished as humanitarians — his annual muscular dystrophy telethons had raised almost $1.5 billion by the late 2000s — or so polarizing as personalities.
In tiny Brandenburg, a monument added nine months ago has taken on new meaning: symbolizing not just a 152-year-old war but a stand in a present-day culture war over Confederate symbols.
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, a Democrat donor, has given $115,000 so far to Danica Roem’s candidacy, nearly half of the money she has raised.
Capital Weather Gang
A lot of spots along the path of totality will have perfect viewing weather, but skies will be a little less optimal closer to home.
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For nearly two decades, the D.C. College Access Program has shepherded families through the often complicated and time-consuming college-application process, from signing up for the SAT or ACT to applying for financial aid.
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Rosemary Reed Miller
1939–2017
Toast and Strawberries, which operated from 1966 to 2005, was more than just a clothing and home accessories store; it also hosted events for the community. Miller died earlier this month at 78.
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Thousands of visitors flocked to the conservatory to see the in-bloom flower, which spent Sunday in languid and stinky decline. The other two flowers could bloom within the next week.
Taylor warms up before Saturday’s preseason game against Green Bay. (John McDonnell/The Post)
Taylor warms up before Saturday’s preseason game against Green Bay. (John McDonnell/The Post)
This weekend’s preseason game wasn't an ordinary homecoming for this Prince George’s kid as he played 10 minutes from his home, in a stadium where his dad often worked, and for the team he grew up loving.
The left-hander allowed no earned runs in 6 2/3 innings as shorthanded Washington beat San Diego, the third win in a four-game series that showed that the Nats still are, in their diminished state, better than most of the competition they will encounter.
The USS John S. McCain is reported to have been damaged during a collision with an oil tanker near the Strait of Malacca while en route to Singapore.
Residents of Carbondale, Ill., are incredulous at their cosmic good fortune — and they intend to cash in on it, both on Monday and when they land right back in the path of totality in 2024.
Perspective
The message of the white supremacists, neo-Nazis, racists and bigots may be vile. But in America, they get to say it. And letting them do so might be the smartest way to fight back.
Decades ago, a housing complex was built on the former site of an Indiana lead factory. Eight years ago, it was named a Superfund site. One year ago, everyone was ordered to leave — but some residents are still stuck there.
PerspectIve
The comedian and activist was a raconteur of the civil rights movement, an interpreter of modern-day American politics and a one-time presidential candidate.
Usually, terrorist attacks immediately trigger spikes in anti-Muslim sentiment. Not in this Spanish city, the capital of a region that is home to the country’s largest Muslim community.
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The Past, Rediscovered
Former Marine Edgar Harrell, 92, is one of a handful of survivors who lived long enough to hear that the wreckage of the Indianapolis had been found almost 3½ miles below the surface of the Philippine Sea.
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