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Crime-fighting robot retired after launching alleged 'war on the homeless'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Like so many classic Western anti-heroes before him, he rolled (literally) into town with a singular goal in mind: cleaning up the streets, which had become a gritty hotbed of harassment, vandalism, break-ins and grift. The only difference was that he was a slow-...


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Words banned at multiple HHS agencies include 'diversity' and 'vulnerable'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has informed multiple divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services that they should avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year’s budget. Officials at the Centers for...


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Inside the race to deport a 94-year-old Nazi guard

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - The last surviving Nazi collaborator ordered to leave American soil lives in a redbrick Queens rowhouse on a bustling stretch of 89th Street, just around the corner from a Chipotle with a distant view of the Manhattan skyline. It has been 14 years since a...


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Official wanted to release 'UFO' data

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Just before leaving his Defense Department job two months ago, intelligence officer Luis Elizondo quietly arranged to secure the release of three of the most unusual videos in the Pentagon’s secret vaults: raw footage from encounters between fighter jets...


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Micheline Dumont-Ugeux, daring Belgian resistance fighter in WWII, dies at 96

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Micheline Dumont-Ugeux, a major figure in the Belgian underground resistance during World War II who helped hundreds of Allied troops evade capture by Nazi forces as they sneaked across mountaintops and international borders, died Nov. 16 at her home in Saint-Siffret,...


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Mueller unlawfully obtained emails, Trump transition team says

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. An organization that was part of President Donald Trump’s transition team claimed Saturday that special counsel Robert Mueller III improperly obtained a trove of transition emails as part of the inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election and other matters....


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Words banned at multiple HHS agencies include 'diversity' and 'vulnerable'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has informed multiple divisions within the Department of Health and Human Services that they should avoid using certain words or phrases in official documents being drafted for next year’s budget. Officials at the Centers for...


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Mueller unlawfully obtained emails, Trump transition team says

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. An organization that was part of President Donald Trump’s transition team claimed Saturday that special counsel Robert Mueller III improperly obtained a trove of transition emails as part of the inquiry into Russian influence in the 2016 election and other matters....


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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2017. There are 14 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 17, 1967, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt, 59, disappeared while swimming in the ocean off Cheviot Beach in Victoria state; despite an extensive search,...


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'We feel like our system was hijacked': DEA agents say a huge opioid case ended in a

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - After two years of painstaking investigation, David Schiller and the rest of the Drug Enforcement Administration team he supervised were ready to move on the biggest opioid distribution case in U.S. history. The team, based out of the DEA’s Denver field...


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