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Trump backs two-year budget deal that boosts spending, suspends debt limit

The bipartisan deal, which still must be passed through Congress, would clear a debt ceiling crisis later this year but would continue Washington’s borrowing binge for at least the next two years.

Trump administration to expand power for quick deportations

Using a fast-track process that bypasses immigration judges, authorities will be able to quickly remove undocumented immigrants who arrived within the past two years from anywhere they encounter them across the United States.
Perspective

The media has a second chance to cover Mueller’s findings — and this time get it right

Wednesday’s hearing with the former special counsel allows the press a rare do-over after taking Attorney General William Barr at his word.
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From the Magazine
One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial.
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‘Anyone could be a threat’: In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, LGBT people take personal defense into their own hands

The country has one of the world’s highest rates of violence against gay and transgender people, and its president regularly makes homophobic remarks.
Capital Weather Gang
Heavy widespread storms could coincide with the commute and rain could continue into Tuesday.
A confrontation that led to Karon Brown’s death came after of a series of fights, the alleged shooter told police. Karon was one of eight people fatally shot in five days in D.C.
The Lovettsville native and second Republican seeking his party’s nomination to run against Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D) said he wants to combat partisan politics.
Why a bill promoting auxiliary dwelling units in Montgomery County has elicited a vocal backlash.
Park Police on Monday identified the 32-year-old woman as Rachel Parkerson of Severn, Md.
Going Out Guide
This week includes a party celebrating "Purple Rain," a concert on the Library of Congress lawn and a waterfront screening of "Jaws."
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From the Magazine
In a political climate where absolute certainty is rewarded and no one ever apologizes about anything, the (short-lived) former White House communications director is creating a second act simply by being in on the joke.
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Analysis
A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment from his supporters.
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he would not seek reelection next year, but that did not assuage Puerto Ricans incensed by a scandal over leaked group-chat messages.
EXCLUSIVE
The company, which faces growing scrutiny and suspicion, worked with another Chinese firm to funnel equipment across the border for nearly a decade, internal documents say.
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Her husband was killed at the newspaper he loved. Now she’s finishing his life’s work.

A year after the Capital Gazette shooting, much is unfinished, but John McNamara’s book will publish this fall thanks to his wife, Andrea Chamblee.
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(Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Cuyahoga and Summit counties soon will be at the center of the most important legal test of how much responsibility drug companies bear for the opioid epidemic.
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For some ride-hailing users, a little number can be heavy baggage.
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'Is Trump racist?': Lawmakers sound off on Trump's attacks of minority congresswomen
'Is Trump racist?': Lawmakers sound off on Trump's attacks of minority congresswomen
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A former Florida House candidate said she treated dozens of Pulse victims. It turns out she lied.
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