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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush places his hand on the coffin of his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, during her funeral service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, April 21, 2018. Four of the United States’ five living former presidents were expected to gather at the church to remember the life, legacy and trademark pearls of Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92. (David J. Phillip/Pool via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Barbara Bush honored by friends and family at private funeral in Houston
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April 20, 2018
South Dakota tribes want control of reservation hospital
23 hours 5 min ago
Tom Perez, the former labor secretary, addresses the Democratic National Committee’s winter meeting, in Atlanta, Feb. 25, 2017. Perez, who had the backing of the party establishment, was elected as the DNC’s new head here on Saturday, edging out Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota. (Kevin D. Liles/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Democratic party files lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign, alleging conspiracy to influence the election
April 20, 2018 - 1:22pm
Former FBI director James Comey in New York, April 19, 2018. Memos written by Comey, that were released on Thursday revealed several new details about his relationship with President Donald Trump and his staff. (Damon Winter/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Comey memos offer new details on his interactions with Trump as probe intensified
April 20, 2018 - 10:07am
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Naval Air Station Key West, in Key West, Fla., April 19, 2018. Earlier, Trump visited the Joint Interagency Task Force South, a federal narcotics interdiction operation based here. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump blasts OPEC, accusing the oil cartel of 'artificially' raising prices
April 20, 2018 - 10:06am
Unexploded WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in Berlin
April 20, 2018 - 9:40am
Absentee voting opens today for few local legislative primaries
April 20, 2018 - 8:00am
Pedestrians in Seoul, South Korea walk past a television screen showing a news broadcast, featuring North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting with with China's president Xi Jinping on March 28, 2018. Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho.
North Korea dials down the anti-U.S. rhetoric
April 20, 2018 - 7:57am
April 19, 2018
FILE — Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, talks to reporters at Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York, Jan. 12, 2017. Giuliani says he was the architect of President Donald Trump’s order suspending or barring the entry of refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, and the courts are interested in his statements. (Kevin Hagen/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Giuliani says he is joining Trump's legal team to 'negotiate an end' to Mueller probe
April 19, 2018 - 4:44pm
Former FBI official Andrew McCabe was fired over allegations from the Justice Department's inspector general that he authorized the disclosure of information to a reporter about an ongoing criminal investigation and then misled investigators about it. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jahi Chikwendiu
Inspector general referred findings on McCabe to US attorney for consideration of criminal charges
April 19, 2018 - 3:24pm
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Naval Air Station Key West, in Key West, Fla., April 19, 2018. Earlier, Trump visited the Joint Interagency Task Force South, a federal narcotics interdiction operation based here. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Rosenstein said to tell Trump he's not target in Mueller probe
April 19, 2018 - 3:18pm
Sen. Tammy Duckworth arrives on Capitol Hill with her 10-day-old daughter, Maile, in Washington, April 19, 2018. Daughter in hand, Duckworth came to the Senate floor to vote no on the confirmation of Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) as the new head of NASA. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Duckworth's newborn daughter becomes first baby permitted on Senate floor
April 19, 2018 - 3:09pm
People gather ahead of the 45th annual March for Life, "Love Saves Lives," on Jan. 19, 2018 at the Mall. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges.
Abortion wars are heating up ahead of November elections
April 19, 2018 - 1:34pm
Paul Manafort outside federal court in Washington in October. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort in court asking to have criminal case dropped
April 19, 2018 - 10:44am
She wore a dinosaur puppet during a military oath. It got her and a colonel removed from the job
April 19, 2018 - 8:51am
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