That rebellious spirit has been apparent in recent days as top state GOP officials have closed ranks around the Republican Senate hopeful amid a stream of allegations of sexual misconduct against him and calls by national party leaders for him to step aside. “The people in Alabama don’t like to be told what to do,” one supporter said.
Some nations are finding that even if they are frustrated by President Trump’s Washington, they can still prosper from robust relations with California and a constellation of like-minded U.S. cities, some of which are bigger than European countries.
There was blistering criticism on the left and right after the Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would end a 2014 ban on big-game trophy hunting in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Several conservative pundits and lawmakers questioned the decision, and this criticism didn’t sit well with Trump, who himself has criticized big-game hunting.
Toni Holt Kramer, a Mar-a-Lago member who calls herself the leader of the Trumpettes, at her home in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Post)
Toni Holt Kramer, a Mar-a-Lago member who calls herself the leader of the Trumpettes, at her home in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Scott McIntyre for The Post)
This week, when the president returns to his Palm Beach club for the first time since April, he will confront a changed social scene. Once a retreat from politics, Mar-a-Lago is now a place defined by political divisions — a dynamic the club is monetizing by booking events with Trump’s political allies. But the center of Palm Beach’s traditional social scene has shifted to The Breakers, a club that Trump once mocked for getting his “leftovers.”
More than 290 coaches and officials associated with U.S. Olympic sports organizations have been publicly accused of sexual misconduct since 1982, according to a Post review. That covers 15 sports and amounts to an average of one adult accused of misconduct every six weeks for 36 years.
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Gov.-elect Ralph Northam won in part by defying President Trump, but he’d better find a way to work Republicans or the state’s economy could go down the drain, according to a new report from Old Dominion University.
Falen LaPonzina is seeking $150,000 in damages, but she wants more than money. She wants the courts to recognize the role pets play in the lives of their owners.
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First-day visitors who walked through the eight-story, 430,000-square-foot space filled with high-tech exhibits and thousands of religious artifacts expressed tremendous enthusiasm for what they found inside.
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Just four Republicans have filed to run for county office in Maryland’s largest jurisdiction, where Democrats outnumber Republican by more than 3-to-1.
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Americans can’t even on a name or preparation: Some call it stuffing and bake it inside the turkey (except when they don’t). Others call it dressing and bake it in a casserole (except when they don’t).
Your least-glamorous travel accessory — the luggage tag — can also be one of the most important.
A mother wonders if handwritten follow-ups have gone the way of the dinosaur.
With enough vegetarian sources of protein, iron and B vitamins, even athletes can get along just fine.
A child, suspected of being infected with cholera, cries at a hospital in Hodeidah. (AFP/Getty)
A child, suspected of being infected with cholera, cries at a hospital in Hodeidah. (AFP/Getty)
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Nearly 80 percent of Yemen's population is food insecure. The situation — described as critical for nearly two years — has deteriorated since early November, when a Saudi Arabia blockade on its borders with Yemen made it nearly impossible to import food, water and medical supplies from Saudi Arabia.
As the nation nears the end of a historically calamitous year, more than 4.7 million Americans — or about 1.4 percent of the population — have registered for disaster aid from FEMA.
What James Dempsey's family saw on the recording — including nurses at one point laughing over his bed — led them to sue his nursing home.
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