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Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering
The justices accepted a Wisconsin case where a federal court has ruled that the state’s Republican leadership pushed through a plan so partisan that it violated the Constitution.
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Officials: 17-year-old Muslim girl assaulted and killed after leaving Virginia mosque
Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, of Sterling is being held in the death of Nabra Hassanen.
By Faiz Siddiqui  •  Read more »
The Plum Line •  Opinion
The Trump team’s spin about the Russia probe sinks deeper into absurdity
Dissecting the latest round of claims from Trump’s slick-talking lawyer.
By Greg Sargent  •  Read more »
Seattle police fatally shoot black mother of four who they say confronted officers with a knife
The 30-year-old woman’s children were at the apartment when she was shot, according to police.
By Katie Mettler  •  Read more »
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Russia threatens to treat U.S. coalition aircraft as targets over Syria
Moscow condemned the downing of a Syrian aircraft by a U.S. fighter as a “flagrant violation of international law” and said it is suspending an air agreement with American military forces.
By David Filipov  •  Read more »
At height of Russia tensions, Trump campaign chairman Manafort met with business associate from Ukraine
Investigators show interest in Manafort and his business colleague, a Russian army veteran.
By Rosalind S. Helderman  •  Read more »
Opinion
The destruction of political norms started decades ago. Here’s how it happened.
Negative partisanship has been built on the idea of politics as war.
By E.J. Dionne Jr.  •  Read more »
Monkey Cage •  Analysis
Yes, Mitch McConnell’s secretive lawmaking is really unusual — in these 4 ways
And here are the 3 reasons he probably won’t change course.
By Sarah Binder  •  Read more »
The Post‘s View •  Opinion
Single-payer health care would have an astonishingly high price tag
The costs would be both political and administrative.
By Editorial Board  •  Read more »
Also Popular in Politics
Help wanted: Why Republicans won’t work for the Trump administration
The president’s increasing volatility and the ongoing Russia problem are giving many qualified candidates second thoughts about working for the White House.
By Lisa Rein  •  Read more »
Analysis | The president’s political case for his presidency, in three tweets
Rural America lifted Trump to the presidency. Support is strong, but not monolithic.
Analysis | Mitch McConnell on the health-care legislative process, 2010 vs. 2017
Trump lawyer insists there is no obstruction investigation — but then hedges
Also Popular in Opinions
The State Department just broke a promise to minority and female recruits
The federal government spent tens of thousands of dollars educating young scholars whose inside track to the Foreign Service has been interrupted.
By Josh Rogin  •  Read more »
I’m a member of Congress. I’m going to start carrying a gun.
I worked for Obama, but I’m going to Trump’s tech meeting. Here’s why.
I attended three conferences on populism in 10 days. Here’s what I learned.
America sings the postindustrial blues
Also Popular in Sports
On the cusp of fame and fortune, the D.C.-area native is still fueled by doubts and slights – real and imagined – which have propelled him to potentially the brightest star in the NBA draft.
By Kent Babb  •  Read more »
Analysis | Secret’s out: Paul George plans to leave Indiana, and where he lands could reshape the NBA
Nationals will hide ‘dragon eggs’ ahead of ‘Game of Thrones’ Night
Spanish matador gored to death after his feet became tangled in his cloak
World Cup status more secure, U.S. soccer shifts attention toward Gold Cup
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Some gun owners are disturbed by the Philando Castile verdict. The NRA is silent.
While the NRA was silent, verdict drew outrage and fear among black gun owners, and a congressman said it meant “the Second Amendment does not apply to them.”
By Avi Selk  •  Read more »
Jay Sekulow, Trump’s unlikely lawyer
A dog bite sent him to the ER. A cascade of missteps nearly killed him.
Long before they conquered the Internet, cats took over the world
Smartphones made his kids ‘moody’ and ‘withdrawn.’ Now he wants to ban them for preteens.
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The Latest: Paris attacker dead, French minister says
‘There wasn’t a lot of time’ as water flooded U.S. destroyer below decks
U.S. aircraft shoots down a Syrian government jet over northern Syria, Pentagon says
Safety lapses undermine nuclear warhead work at Los Alamos
Negotiations begin over British split from European Union
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Perspective | A how-to guide from the ultra-rich: What to tell your kids about money
Analysis | How states like Kansas punish the poor for being both too poor and not poor enough
Trump faces his biggest trade decision yet
Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in deal valued at $13.7 billion
What you need to know about Trump’s meeting with tech CEOs
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China propels rise of electric ultra-high-performance cars
What you need to know about Trump’s meeting with tech CEOs
To post or not to post: Internet tips for college hopefuls
Harvard students’ ouster over offensive posts stirs debate
Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban
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Review | Facing Alex Jones, NBC’s Megyn Kelly manages to avoid a worst-case outcome

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