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FBI seized recording of Trump and Cohen discussing payments for story of ex-model who alleged affair
“I think we need to bring this in-house,” lawyer Michael Cohen tells then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, referring to the story, according to one person with knowledge of the recording. President Trump’s attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani confirmed the recording’s existence and said no payment was made.
Mueller seeking to question ‘Manhattan madam,’ a friend of Roger Stone, she says
Big money is flowing into the 2018 fight for the U.S. Senate
While super PACs supporting Democrats did better in June, the Republican National Committee surpassed its Democratic counterpart.
How a 50-year-old photo mystery was solved. Well, at least half of it.
Late one night, a Maryland woman decided to take her laptop to bed with her. She clicked on a story about an old picture. Her eyes widened. “No,” Michele Holzman thought to herself. “That couldn’t be me. Could it?”
Transgender men talk about life across the gender divide
Are people really more likely to listen to men? Do women ever discriminate against them? Transgender men have a rare perspective on how both women and men experience life. The stories of four men who transitioned reveal the wide gulf that remains between how society treats the sexes.
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Trump sees dead people. And they talk.
Trump is reviving the policies that once darkened the world
Fact: Trump’s moral and ethical qualities come up short
Those who deny birthright citizenship get the Constitution wrong
‘Italy has done a lot — maybe too much’
We can’t outsource America’s asylum system
While officials think Trump is right about trade with China, they fear his answer is all wrong
The president’s raise-the-stakes approach could result in an open-ended trade war with the world’s largest economy, some lawmakers and executives fear.
Agencies investigate conditions for separated migrant children
Two probes of an Illinois shelter follow a Washington Post report of abuse against children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Disney fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn over old tweets
Several of the messages, which dated back to 2009, include jokes involving children and sexual misconduct. Celebrities in far-right circles online had resurfaced the tweets of Gunn, an active social media user who often directs his ire at conservatives.
Ohio State has more than 100 firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by former athletic doctor
Controversy over whether the school’s athletic coaches knew about allegations against Richard Strauss has ensnared congressman Jim Jordan, an influential conservative lawmaker.
‘It’s the president we all want’: Liberals dive into ‘The West Wing’ to get away from 2018 reality
“The West Wing Weekly” podcast, with its 1.3 million downloads a month, is helping some melancholy liberals find escapism in the Trump era.
Investigations begin following deaths of 17 in Missouri tourist boat disaster
The National Transportation Safety Board joined state and local officials in Branson, Mo., to help probe the latest incident involving duck boats, which have been involved in several fatal accidents in water and on land.
Home Depot fired him after he spoke to a ‘racist’ customer. Then he told the media about it.
Maurice Rucker, a 60-year-old black man, said he was defending himself from a customer who went on a racist tirade. The company offered him his job back after news outlets covered his story.
Inside a mostly faded culture on Norway’s border with Sweden
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These women have won their primaries. Will they be elected in November?
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Which countries has Trump visited as president? Not all of the traditional U.S. partners.
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