Continuing fallout over the president's use of a vulgar expression during a meeting last week heightened doubts among congressional leaders that they will be able to make a deal on a new spending bill by Friday¡¯s deadline that will include legalizing the status of ¡°dreamers¡± ¡ª undocumented immigrants brought to this country as children.
The federal government will take the ¡°rare step¡± of asking the Supreme Court to intervene directly on the Obama-era program that protects from deportation the 690,000 undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States since they were children.
Stephen K. Bannon is the first top Trump adviser known to be summoned by special counsel investigators for a grand jury interview. He appeared before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, but the president's former chief strategist declined to answer questions.
Skyler Hopkins, left, helps his dad, Shiraz Hopkins, build a fence around their Barbuda home. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Skyler Hopkins, left, helps his dad, Shiraz Hopkins, build a fence around their Barbuda home. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Bishop Nigel Henry speaks during the Thanksgiving service at the Barbuda Pentecostal Church on Dec. 3. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Bishop Nigel Henry speaks during the Thanksgiving service at the Barbuda Pentecostal Church on Dec. 3. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Nico Webbe does her laundry in the remains of her home on Nov. 29. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Nico Webbe does her laundry in the remains of her home on Nov. 29. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
A man eats on his boat as he watches cruise ships dock in the port of the island of Antigua. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
A man eats on his boat as he watches cruise ships dock in the port of the island of Antigua. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Barbudans gather for drinks at the home of the owner of a bar that was destroyed by Hurricane Irma. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Barbudans gather for drinks at the home of the owner of a bar that was destroyed by Hurricane Irma. (Salwan Georges/The Washington Post)
Before Hurricane Irma struck in September, Barbuda's 1,700 residents considered the island a forgotten Eden. But as pressure mounts from Antigua's government to modernize as they rebuild, many fear a traditional way of life will be lost forever.
The resignations of nine out of 12 National Park System Advisory Board members leaves the federal government without a functioning body to designate national historic or natural landmarks. 
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Last year¡¯s incidents left 17 sailors dead. Those charged include Cmdrs. Bryce Benson and Alfredo J. Sanchez, the former captains of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.
Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson said the 71-year-old president did ¡°exceedingly well¡± on a 30-item cognitive test that Trump had personally requested in a bid to put questions about his mental fitness to rest.
The harsh cold climate permeates nearly every aspect of existence for the people who live in Oymyakon, a remote Siberian village of about 500 people.
Stephanie Clifford, whose professional name is Stormy Daniels, spoke to Slate multiple times before breaking off contact a week before the election, according to Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor in chief of the Slate Group.
Millions of Americans are increasingly volunteering this personal data in search of better-fitting clothes, raising concerns for some privacy experts.
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A huge spike in airstrikes is the product of new rules that let U.S. forces hit Taliban targets at will, whereas under the Obama administration, they were restricted to defending Afghan forces under imminent attack. 
President Trump¡¯s real estate company has found itself in an unfamiliar role: not selling the Trump brand, but trying to save it from condo owners and partners worried that the name has turned from an asset to a liability.
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