Harvey may force 30,000 people into shelters while flooding will linger, officials warn
“We are not out of the woods yet,” the acting Homeland Security secretary said.
By Kevin Sullivan  •  Read more »
Black-clad antifa members attack peaceful right-wing demonstrators in Berkeley
All told, the Associated Press reported at least five individuals were attacked.
By Kyle Swenson  •   Read more »
Trump’s business sought deal on a Trump Tower in Moscow while he ran for president
The deal fell apart in January 2016 on the eve of the presidential primaries.
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The Plum Line • Opinion
Trump is dragging us toward a full-blown crisis. Here’s what has to happen now.
An interview with Dem Rep. Adam Schiff about the real meaning of Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio.
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The Fix • Analysis
Are some of Trump’s key Cabinet members thinking about abandoning him?
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Add them to the list of Trump advisers who have taken big steps back from the president recently.
By Amber Phillips  •   Read more »
Arts and Entertainment • Review
‘Game of Thrones’ recap: ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’ and the inescapable family ties
The season finale mostly delivered what was expected: a massive negotiation, one major death and one major confirmation.
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Taylor Swift knows you’ve been making fun of her. Here’s how her new video responds.
A frame-by-frame breakdown of “Look What You Made Me Do,” Swift’s latest attempt to take down her critics.
By Emily Yahr  •   Read more »
Act Four • Opinion
‘Game of Thrones,’ Season 7, Episode 7: ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’
Where “Game of Thrones” needed pathos and dread, it went with special effects instead.
By Alyssa Rosenberg  •   Read more »
Capital Weather Gang • Analysis
Texas flood disaster: Harvey has unloaded 9 trillion gallons of water
It is enough to fill the entire Great Salt Lake in Salt Lake City — twice.
By Matthew Cappucci  •   Read more »
The Arpaio pardon could be a test run for shutting down the Russia investigation
The president seems to mistakenly believe the pardon power is his ultimate protection.
By Robert Bauer  •   Read more »
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The Fix • Analysis
The politicization of Adam Carolla
A Q&A with the podcast star and New York Times bestseller.
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We need higher taxes
The GOP’s plan would punish future generations.
By Robert J. Samuelson  •  Read more »
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Catastrophic flooding ‘beyond anything experienced’ in Houston and ‘expected to worsen’
The Weather Service is saying this is Houston’s worst flood in recorded history.
By Jason Samenow  •  Read more »
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Conor McGregor makes curious remark about Floyd Mayweather: ‘I turned him into a Mexican tonight
The remark in a TV interview drew social media attention, given some of the things the Irish athlete has said.
By Cindy Boren  •  Read more »
Also Popular in National
A photo of a dog carrying a bag of food after a storm hit Texas went viral. Here’s his story.
“Otis is a smart dog. He knows where to go pick up a treat,” his owner said.
By Kristine Phillips  •  Read more »