The Intersect •  Analysis
The Reddit user behind Trump’s CNN meme apologized. But #CNNBlackmail is the story taking hold.
#CNNBlackmail trended on Twitter on Wednesday, following CNN’s report on how they tracked down the identity of an Internet troll.
By Abby Ohlheiser  •  Read more »
Politics •  Analysis
Trump has never had a plan for dealing with North Korea
Trump’s only plan was to make China solve the problem.
By Philip Bump  •  Read more »
PowerPost •  Analysis
The Daily 202: Missile test underscores the failure of Trump’s naive approach to North Korea
There are no good options
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The Plum Line •  Opinion
A GOP stunt backfires, and accidentally reveals a truth Republicans want hidden
Pretty much every lie from Trump and Republicans about health care is designed to obscure one basic truth.
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NYPD officer ‘assassinated’ while sitting in a police vehicle, officials say
Officer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year veteran with the NYPD, was killed in what officials called an “unprovoked attack” in the Bronx.
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As Mueller grows his Russia special counsel team, every hire is under scrutiny
The president has sought to cast Robert Mueller’s team as being full of partisan Democrats, based on some members’ donations and past work.
By Matt Zapotosky  •  Read more »
Ancient Romans made world’s ‘most durable’ concrete. We might use it to stop rising seas.
A rare crystal called tobermorite may help building material resist fracturing.
By Ben Guarino  •  Read more »
At parades and protests, GOP lawmakers get earful about health care
Only a few senators let voters know where to find them.
By David Weigel  •  Read more »
PostEverything •  Perspective
I’m a climate scientist. And I’m not letting trickle-down ignorance win.
How to fight the Trump administration’s darkness.
By Ben Santer  •  Read more »
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Months of Russia controversy leaves Trump ‘boxed in’ ahead of Putin meeting
Whatever course the U.S. president takes with his Russian counterpart this week will likely be called into question.
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Analysis | The best thing Chief Justice Roberts wrote this term wasn’t a Supreme Court opinion
Here are the people investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election
Analysis | Louisiana congressman breaks rule No. 1: Don’t make Holocaust comparisons
Analysis | David Petraeus’s damning non-response on Trump’s fitness to serve
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The greatest threat facing the United States is its own president
This week’s meetings in Hamburg will reveal why it is so dangerous to have an erratic man as president.
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Combative, but not cruel, Mr. President
My so-called Secretary of State
Our #FakeHero president is an insult to our Founders
America badly needs relationship counseling
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Sports •  Analysis
Otto Porter Jr. agrees to max contract with Brooklyn Nets. Now, Wizards must make decision.
Washington will have until midnightJuly 8 to match the terms offered by Brooklyn to keep their starting small forward.
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Mark Cavendish pulls out of the Tour de France with a broken shoulder blade
Otto Porter is getting paid what now?
Perspective | Nationals’ Fourth of July win shows why decision-makers deserve independence
Analysis | Mailbag: What kind of numbers should the Redskins be throwing at Kirk Cousins?
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A dam could derail the Chesapeake Bay cleanup
Scientists say that the Conowingo Dam, near Maryland’s border with Pennsylvania, is filling up 15 years earlier than expected.
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Tick towns: Researchers target neighborhoods in Lyme effort
Chris Christie enjoyed a closed beach, then got flamed. But he definitely did not get a tan.
North Korea missile launch marks a direct challenge to Trump administration
Little Rock nightclub shooting fuels concerns about jump in big-city violence
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What Russia hopes to gain from this week’s Putin-Trump meeting
Tensions high in Himalayas as China demands India withdrawal
Analysis | ISIS will lose Mosul and Raqqa. What happens next?
North Korea missile launch marks a direct challenge to Trump administration
Experts: North Korea’s missile was a ‘real ICBM’ — and a grave milestone
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You can now snort chocolate — but should you?
Allegations of ‘fake news’ stretch beyond politics
Louisiana considers radical step to counter high drug prices: Federal intervention
Analysis | The hidden inequality of mosquito bites
Prosecutors want Martin Shkreli to stop talking
Also Popular in Technology
Reports: Microsoft set to announce thousands of layoffs as it focuses on cloud software
Trump visit spotlights Three Seas plan for more energy ties
How video games helped give us the self-driving car
Volvo is first major carmaker to forgo traditional engines
Emirates, Turkish Airlines try to join Etihad off laptop ban
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Perspective | Carolyn Hax: Good parenting means admitting you are not perfect