Combative Trump insists anew: Virginia blame 'on both sides'


President Donald Trump returned insistently Tuesday to his assessment that


Questions abound as Spanish officials investigate terrorist attacks

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BARCELONA, Spain - Two days after a devastating vehicle attack on one of Europe’s most iconic tourist destinations, many questions remained as Spanish authorities continued a manhunt for a 22-year-old missing member of the cell of suspected terrorists responsible for...


MLB umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A group of Major League Baseball umpires is feeling singled out and put upon. So on Saturday, they decided to do something about it. After Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler called out umpire Angel Hernandez earlier in the week, the World Umpires Association...


'Free speech' rally ends early amid flood of counterprotesters; 27 people arrested

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BOSTON - Tens of thousands of counterprotesters crammed Boston Common and marched through city streets Saturday morning in efforts to drown out the planned “free speech” rally that many feared would be attended by white-supremacist groups. By 1 p.m., the handful of...


WP-Bloomberg correction: MARYLAND-POLITICS

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug MARYLAND-POLITICS (Rachel Siegel, Post) that moved Aug. 17. A Washington Post story about candidates campaigning for Montgomery County Council seats under a public finance option incorrectly attributed a statement to candidate Chris...


Families believe cleric is to blame for attacks

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RIPOLL, Spain - The Spanish interior minister boasted Saturday that the terror cell that had carried out attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside village has been “completely dismantled.” But in the mountain town where the conspiracy was born, people wanted to know...


WP-Bloomberg correction: BREWER

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug BREWER (Jerry Brewer, Post) that moved Aug. 16. A Washington Post sports column mistakenly omitted the word “not” from a sentence in a Jerry Brewer column on athlete activism. The sentence should have said: The kind is usually white,...


The road to hate: For six young men of the alt-right, Charlottesville is only the

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. For all that he did in Charlottesville, Virginia, chanting anti-Semitic slogans, carrying a torch through Emancipation Park, he wasn’t even aware that the alt-right existed one year ago. It wasn’t until Hillary Clinton condemned the movement in a campaign speech last...


Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Another Palm Beach, Florida, charity announced Saturday that it was canceling plans to hold a gala at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club - the ninth to cancel a big-ticket charity event at the club this week. The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, a charity...


Researchers find wreckage of lost WWII warship USS Indianapolis

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship was found...


Bannon's departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump's White House

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump’s most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen Bannon, may have left the White House but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump’s presidency doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. The tenure and...

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