Washington Post 7-17-2017

Minneapolis police officer fatally shoots Australian bride-to-be under mysterious circumstances
There is no body camera or dash cam footage of the shooting, authorities said.
By Katie Mettler  •  Read more »
FBI agents spent decades searching for a mobster wanted in a cop killing. Then they found his secret room.
After four decades, the trail of a suspected cop killer led to his New England home.
By Kyle Swenson  •  Read more »
Opinion
Trump is killing the Republican Party
When the GOP dies, the two-party duopoly that has strangled American politics for almost two centuries will finally end, too.
By Joe Scarborough  •  Read more »
PowerPost •  Analysis
The Daily 202: Only 1 in 4 Americans strongly support Trump
Post/ABC poll shows intensity gap, establishes a new core threshold of support.
By James Hohmann  •  Read more »
Wonkblog •  Perspective
Republicans’ Obamacare repeal is starting to look like Medicaid repeal
The bill would cut the most from a program that helps those with the least.
By Matt O’Brien  •  Read more »
As companies relocate to big cities, suburban towns are left scrambling
McDonald’s is one of several firms to ditch their longtime headquarters for urban locales to appeal and be near young professionals.
By Jonathan O’Connell  •  Read more »
Ann Coulter had to switch seats on a Delta flight. Then came the tirade.
“It appears her new seat was in the same row,” a Delta spokesman wrote after Coulter blasted angry tweets to her 1.6 million followers. “Just not the exact seat she had selected.”
By Avi Selk  •  Read more »
Act Four •  Opinion
‘Game of Thrones,’ Season 7, Episode 1 Review: “Dragonstone”
In the seventh-season premiere, the human need for justice may be a force more formidable than the White Walkers.
By Alyssa Rosenberg  •  Read more »
Right Turn •  Opinion
Trump is failing faster than any president
Republicans have lost their heads, while other Americans abandon Trump
By Jennifer Rubin  •  Read more »
Also Popular in Politics
The Fix •  Analysis
The prevailing view of Trump has only worsened: He’s ‘unpresidential’
A new poll shows that 70 percent say he’s unpresidential; only 24 percent say he’s acted in a way that’s “fitting and proper.”
By Aaron Blake  •  Read more »
Analysis | ‘Lie after lie after lie’: Fox News’s Shepard Smith has a Cronkite moment on Russia
Trump praised a woman’s body. A foreign minister wondered ‘if she could say the same of him.’
A Supreme Court mystery: Has Roberts embraced same-sex marriage ruling?
Poll finds Trump’s standing weakened since springtime
Also Popular in Opinions
Joe Biden: Americans decided health care is for all. The GOP wants to roll that back.
Their plan would once again make it a privilege for the wealthy.
By Joe Biden  •  Read more »
Is the upper middle class really hoarding the American Dream?
It’s now clear: The most dangerous threats to the West are not external
The latest evidence of Trump’s unfitness may be the most revolting
On health care, history is watching. And it’s watching four senators in particular.
Also Popular in Sports
Washington Nationals •  Analysis
The Nationals made a trade to improve their bullpen. But who will close?
Will Ryan Madson or Sean Doolittle close, or will the Nationals look elsewhere?
By Jorge Castillo  •  Read more »
Analysis | Theo Epstein has drained the Cubs’ farm system, but for the right reasons
Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott reportedly involved in an incident in a Dallas bar
With contract deadline looming, Kirk Cousins likely to play under franchise tag again
New Nats reliever Sean Doolittle grew up a Redskins fan in Eagles country
Also Popular in National
Why these professors are warning against promoting the work of straight, white men
They argue that scholars disproportionately cite research done by white men and ignore the voices of experts from other groups.
By Kristine Phillips  •  Read more »
In an arid, lonely stretch out west, the health coverage that bloomed is now at risk
Hearing loss, diminished verbal fluency and hospitalizations can signal cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, studies find
Police thought a skydiver died in an accident — until they saw his final message to his wife
As opioid overdoses exact a higher price, communities ponder who should be saved
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Also Popular in World
Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the country to avoid deportation
AP Explains: Why is SKorea pushing for talks with NKorea?
Iran sentences Princeton graduate student to 10 years for espionage, report says
In memo, Trump administration weighs expanding the expedited deportation powers of DHS
Maduro foes: Over 7 million vote in Venezuelan referendum
Also Popular in Business
To battle hackers, IBM wants to encrypt the world
Analysis | Why this group is trying to stop Amazon from buying Whole Foods
Trump officials open border to 15,000 more foreign workers
Is the most powerful lobbyist in Washington losing its grip?
Signet Jewelers CEO Mark Light, at the center of a sprawling gender discrimination case, out for ‘health reasons’
Also Popular in Technology
To battle hackers, IBM wants to encrypt the world
The probe into Google’s alleged gender pay gap just hit a snag
Amazon’s deal with Whole Foods should be scrutinized by Congress, lawmaker says
Self-fueling boat sets off from Paris on 6-year world trip
Driver blames Tesla’s autopilot feature for crash into marsh

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