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The Trump administration’s move aimed at striking down the Affordable Care Act handed Democrats a potential political gift on an issue that damaged Republicans badly in last year’s midterm elections.
The effort to stop President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency now shifts to the courts after few Republicans broke with their party to join Democrats on the vote.
President Trump has asked advisers how to reduce money for the island and signaled that he won’t support any more aid beyond food stamp funds. 
Robert Rowland receives Truvada for PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
Robert Rowland receives Truvada for PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post)
An extraordinary standoff between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the private drug company Gilead raises a big question for the Trump administration: How aggressively should the government attempt to enforce its patents against an industry partner?
“This is ... a whitewash of justice,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, pointing to the “Empire” actor’s “position of influence and power.” Smollett had been charged with lying to Chicago police about an alleged hate-crime attack.
Monica Diaz speaks to a lawyer about a complaint regarding city workers throwing away her belongings.
Monica Diaz speaks to a lawyer about a complaint regarding city workers throwing away her belongings.
Monica sets up her tent on First Street NE as pedestrians pass by.
Monica sets up her tent on First Street NE as pedestrians pass by.
Monica and her husband, Pete Etheridge, reach for a bag of food being offered by passerby.
Monica and her husband, Pete Etheridge, reach for a bag of food being offered by passerby.
Monica and Pete hug after learning that a city cleanup of the tent encampment had been delayed.
Monica and Pete hug after learning that a city cleanup of the tent encampment had been delayed.
The rise of tent encampments is changing the face of American homelessness. Inside one, Monica Diaz struggles to keep her full-time job — and her dignity.
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The Virginia governor wants to end certain license suspensions and monitor citations for handheld cellphone use while driving to ensure that minorities are not unfairly targeted for enforcement.
A report found that the “vast majority” of $1.1 million spent by city lawmakers didn’t go to help residents with urgent needs such as an overdue electric bill or the burial of a loved one. Occasionally, money was used by politicians for self-promotion.
Perspective
Three months into eating a plant-based, whole-food diet, I can fully appreciate what my mother was trying to do more than 60 years ago.
Soto was historically great as a 19-year-old, when he came out of nowhere to help carry Washington’s lineup. Now that opposing pitchers can see him coming, his next challenge will be to stay a step ahead.
Fred Malek
1936–2019
He spent years apologizing for an incident in the Nixon White House in which he helped to reassign Jewish government officials. The Washington-area business executive also led Marriott Hotels and Northwest Airlines.
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Each of these 10 taquerias may stretch your boundaries, but they’re all worth the trip.
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The measure failed on a 0 to 57 vote, with all Republicans and a handful of Democrats blocking the resolution. Aiming to avoid an intraparty fight, 43 Democrats — including those who introduced the Green New Deal — voted “present.”
Pilots reported an engine problem shortly after takeoff. The aircraft was being flown to a storage facility with no passengers aboard.
Advances in DNA analysis finally allowed investigators to pinpoint a suspect in the Billings, Mont., case.
The law had been in effect since 1973, but a 2015 amendment prompted abortion rights groups to sue. The decision comes amid a swell of new restrictions from GOP-led statehouses elsewhere.
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With “You,” “Making a Murderer” and “Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” Netflix has doubled down on violent and gory content. That could come at a high social cost.
Following a familiar pattern, liberal justices think it is a threat and conservatives wonder whether courts have a role in policing an inherently political process. Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh has not ruled on the issue in the past.
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