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Before ‘take a knee’: A history of athletes using the national anthem to protest
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump has picked fights over the flag before. But this time was different.
The backlash over the president’s attacks on football players who protest during the national anthem proved anew that divisive provocations can mean something completely different when they come not from a private citizen but from the man whose job description is to lead the entire country.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Perspective: The NFL beat Trump. Soundly.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
The Fix: White House says it’s not Trump’s fault that his NFL tweets are a distraction — it’s the media’s
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
NBC’s Megyn Kelly experiment unveils its latest creation: A morning-show Bride of Frankenstein
Most of the episode devolved into an intentionally meta hall of mirrors, inviting the audience to admire Kelly as much as Kelly admires Kelly — a morning TV show about the birth of a morning TV show. There was lots of talk about what “Megyn Kelly Today” will be, mostly by way of what it won’t be. (That’s always a bad sign.)
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
GOP health-care effort collapses as Collins declares opposition
Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) announced her decision after a preliminary analysis said “millions” fewer Americans would have insurance coverage by 2026 under the Cassidy-Graham proposal. Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and John McCain (Ariz.) had previously opposed the measure.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Russians used Facebook ads to try to exploit divisions over Black Lives Matter and Muslims
A batch of more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads that the social network is preparing to turn over to Congress highlights the sophistication of an influence campaign slickly crafted to mimic and infiltrate U.S. political discourse while also seeking to heighten tensions between groups already wary of one another.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
North Korean envoy calls Trump’s rhetoric ‘a declaration of war,’ threatens to shoot down U.S. bombers
In another ratcheting-up of tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons, North Korea’s foreign minister asserted that the pariah state has the right to defend itself by shooting down U.S. planes, even if they are not in the country’s airspace.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
If Trump’s not a white supremacist, he does a good impression
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Disrespecting the flag is a disgraceful way to protest Trump
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
America has a racial demagogue for a president
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Cassidy is ‘sorry’ about the Cassidy-Graham process. He should be.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
‘Reasonable’ Republicans are betraying us, too
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump’s new travel ban still has no justification
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump administration under pressure to speed up recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Conditions after Hurricane Maria have become raw and primitive amid an intensifying fear that the worst of the crisis is yet to come.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump’s latest travel ban will probably affect tens of thousands, and it could short-circuit court battle
Last fiscal year, the State Department issued more than 65,000 visas that now would likely fall under the new ban. The Supreme Court put off — at least for now — a hearing on the previous travel ban, asking instead for briefs on whether the latest restrictions mean there is nothing left to decide.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in federal prison
The penalty marks a stunning downfall for the New York Democrat whose propensity for sending lewd photos to women repeatedly derailed his career in politics, and — in a roundabout way — might also have impacted Hillary Clinton’s bid to become president.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
U.S. allies accuse Russia of strikes in eastern Syria 
U.S.-Russia tensions have intensified in Deir al-Zour, a key prize in the fight to shape postwar Syria, where world powers and their proxies are scrambling for influence amid the collapse of the Islamic State.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Equifax manages 1,200 times more data than the Library of Congress. That’s why people are so worried.
The credit monitoring company faces new questions over its handling of personal data.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Appeals court gives Texas more latitude to enforce ‘sanctuary cities’ ban
The court ruled a month after a lower court judge blocked most of the ban, which is backed by the Trump administration. Opponents suing over the immigration crackdown said it was unlikely to change the status quo.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
The 10 best places to eat cheaply in the D.C. area
In a city that sells a $28 sandwich, it’s still possible to eat well without breaking the bank. The $20 Diner’s favorites cover a variety of tastes and neighborhoods.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
The African American Museum a year later: Still the hottest ticket in town
Using augmented reality, The Post art critic takes a second look at Washington’s newest monumental architecture.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Playful and poetic: The children of the Cheyenne River Reservation
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
What’s in the path of Hurricane Maria
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Take a peek inside D.C. area designers’ homes
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
See some of the entries in National Geographic’s 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Photos from the Surf City Surf Dog contest
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Republicans' latest last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare is another legislative mess
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
CBO predicts 'millions' would lose coverage under the revised Senate health bill
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Why NASCAR is a sports league still in Trump's good graces
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Gowdy joins Democrats in probing Trump administration's use of personal email
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Kurds in Iraq vote in historic independence referendum 
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
North Korea threatens to shoot down U.S. warplanes
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Latest travel ban will probably affect tens of thousands, and it could short-circuit the court battle
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in federal prison
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Violent crimes and murders increased in 2016 for a second consecutive year, FBI says
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Tennessee church shooting suspect had previous run-ins with police
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Barbara Blaine, advocate for victims of sex abuse by Catholic clergy, dies at 61
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Tenn. church usher praised for subduing gunman: 'He's the person that stopped this madness'
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
We're under constant threat of cyberattack, and Congress isn't prepared to do anything about it
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Could everyone please stop freaking out about college students, please?
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Democrats, don't make the same mistake Republicans keep making
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
I lost everything waiting for disability assistance. And I'm not the only one.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Small-business owners in Purple Line’s path worry about being forced to move
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Poll: Hogan’s approach to Trump is popular. But his approval rating has fallen slightly.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
PM Update: Clouds increase tonight, and they'll help keep us a little cooler Tuesday
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Montgomery business owners divided over effects of a $15 minimum wage
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
'This is what real locker room talk is': The NFL's Joe Lockhart levels a shot at Trump
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Amid NFL protests and NBA uproar, MLB still taking cautious first steps into anthem controversy
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Bryce Harper's return from knee injury delayed by illness
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
As North Korea tensions increase, U.S. Olympians show little concern over 2018
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
HGTV is a starmaking network. Will this small-town couple be the next Chip and Joanna?
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Lost in the storm? Puerto Rico is devastated but coverage has been spotty.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Cardi B just made music history — and dethroned Taylor Swift from the charts in the process
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Carolyn Hax: How to let go of bitterness of not being able to have another child
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Washington National Opera lands a star: Timothy O’Leary to become general director
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Banned Books Week: Why are illustrated books being challenged more than ever?
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
An elephant who texted for help and other tales of animals on the move
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
How do you get an audience excited for opera? It’s the vision thing.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
President Trump wants protectionist measures against Chinese solar power. That's going to hurt U.S. firms.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That's why some experts are turning to machines for help.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Yes, Twitter can reject this anti-abortion group’s ads for displaying ‘sensitive content’
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
This underwater 'Ironman' jetpack lets you swim faster than Michael Phelps
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump's tax 'reform' looks like tax cuts for the rich
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Equifax manages 1,200 times more data than the Library of Congress. That’s why people are so worried.
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Walmart’s holiday gift to employees: Longer hours
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Lack of inventory doesn't tell full story of Washington's real estate market
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Whistleblowers at U.S. funded research institutions fear retaliation
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Trump could learn from federal employee Service to America Medal winners
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Federal court denies cash awards to 22 million OPM data theft victims
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Induction of union-busting Reagan into Labor's Hall of Honor shocks union
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Barbara Blaine, advocate for victims of sex abuse by Catholic clergy, dies at 61
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Charles Bradley, singer known as the ‘Screaming Eagle of Soul,’ dies at 68
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Edgar H. Smith, death row inmate whose release was championed by William F. Buckley Jr., dies at 83
09/26/2017 12:02 AM
Daniel Yankelovich, pollster whose findings drove corporate, government policy, dies at 92
09/26/2017 12:02 AM