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      Yes Not now October 20, 2017 Oct. 20, 2017 Democracy Dies in Darkness
      Senate approves budget in crucial step for GOP tax cuts The Republican-proposed budget, which now moves to the House, is projected to expand the deficit by $1.5 trillion over 10 years. Its passage will let the GOP use a procedural maneuver to pass a tax bill in the Senate with just 50 or more votes, removing the need for Democratic support. Bush and Obama try something new with implicit rebuke of Trump The decision by two ex-presidents to speak against the current one’s political approach and leadership style has no precedent in modern politics, historians said. White House chief of staff defends Trump’s call to Gold Star widow At an emotional appearance before reporters, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly described the trauma of losing service members. The retired general also blasted a Democratic congresswoman for publicizing her account of President Trump’s call with the widow of one of the four soldiers killed in Niger. The Fix: What Kelly got wrong about Rep. Wilson and the Johnson family ’A moment of niceness’: Listen as another soldier’s widow shares her call with Trump Rohingya Muslim refugees listen for their names before collecting food at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (AFP/Getty Images) Aung Sang Suu Kyi became Burma’s de facto leader in 2016. (Reuters) Refugees wait in a rice field to be let through after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh. (Reuters) Abdusalam stands outside the entrance to his house in the Kutupalong refugee camp. (Max Bearak/The Washington Post) A woman collapses after arriving in Bangladesh on a wooden boat from Burma. (Reuters) For some Rohingya, Burma’s Suu Kyi was a ‘bright light.’ That dream is dead. Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is Burma’s de facto leader, but she has said nothing to quell violence against the Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of the stateless people have sought refuge in Bangladesh, many of them wondering if they were wrong to have hoped. CIA director distorts intelligence community’s findings on Russian interference Mike Pompeo misrepresented a January report released by U.S. intelligence agencies that reached no conclusions about whether Moscow’s efforts altered the outcome of the 2016 election. The story must be told. Your subscription supports journalism that matters. Try 1 month for $1 Opinions Opinions Orrin Hatch: Drop the conspiracy theories. Congress didn’t hobble the DEA. The rubble in Raqqa reminds us of our military might. But what’s next? Trump’s mindless cruelty to a soldier’s widow speaks to the core of his character How Republicans can get everyone to stop blaming them JFK could help us prevent nuclear war The Trump administration promises to fight for the travel ban. Why bother? More Top Stories More Top Stories DNC reshuffle has some worrying about a ‘purge’ An annual meeting that Democrats hoped would close the door on the bitter 2016 primary produced yet another activists-vs.-establishment fight. Federal judge refuses to erase Joe Arpaio’s conviction, despite Trump pardon The judge said the pardon did not erase the fact that Arpaio had been convicted of criminal contempt. LAPD investigating Weinstein for alleged 2013 sexual assault The London Metropolitan Police has also received three reports from women accusing the disgraced movie mogul of sexual assault. Dodgers trounce Cubs, head to World Series for first time since 1988 Los Angeles defeated Chicago, 11-1, powered by Clayton Kershaw, who pitched six strong innings, and Enrique Hernandez, who had three home runs, including a grand slam. Elon Musk begins work on ultrafast Hyperloop tunnel from Baltimore to Washington Musk says the pod-and-tube transportation system, planned to extend to New York, will ultimately be able to make the trip between Washington and New York in 29 minutes. Letters from a young Obama reveal an author struggling with his place in the world Emory University has acquired and released excerpts from a collection of letters written by Barack Obama to his college girlfriend that portray a literary thinker and budding wordsmith who wrestled regularly with his identity. Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn’t care The black Lab seemed to know she wasn’t living her best life. The agency, to its credit, honored her wish to be true to herself. Visual Stories Visual Stories In Sight (Stuart Palley/Post) What the wildfires leave behind: Getting a closer look at the devastation in California Graphic (Reuben Fischer-Baum/Post) The 20 players with the least distinguished careers in NBA history Travel (Shane Bevel/For The Post) Why you should visit Oklahoma City View Photos (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post) Photos from inside a 1960s nuclear fallout shelter in Washington View Photos (Brenda May/BTW Images) Homes you can buy for $3 million View Photos (Sergei Gapon/Getty Images) Here are 22 of the week’s best photos
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