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October 17, 2017 11:01 PM Brazil's Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmaker

SAO PAULO – Brazil's Senate has rejected a decision of the country's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post. Ex-presidential candidate Aecio Neves was returned to the Senate by a 44-to-26 vote Tuesday, weeks after Brazil's Supreme Court suspended him and ordered him put under house arrest. The conservative politician who barely lost the presidency 14

October 17, 2017 7:22 PM Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

HONOLULU — A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Tuesday granted Hawaii’s request to temporarily block the federal government from enforcing the policy. It was supposed to take effect at midnight EDT Wednesday. The Trump 12

October 17, 2017 7:12 PM Federal judge blocks Trump’s third travel ban

A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president’s controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive branch’s powers when it comes to setting immigration policy. The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson in Hawaii is sure to be appealed 10

October 16, 2017 9:00 PM Trump’s dumbfounding, expansive press conference with Mitch McConnell, annotated

President Trump took part in an extensive Q&A with reporters Monday in which he falsely accused his predecessors of not calling the families of fallen soldiers, suggested Puerto Rico shouldn't need food and water distributed by the military, and said he might re-think his drug czar nominee after a blockbuster Washington Post/"60 Minutes" report on the opioid 16

October 16, 2017 6:46 PM Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl, now 31, was a private first class when he went missing in 2009. Appearing in an Army courtroom at Fort Bragg 4

October 14, 2017 6:30 PM Syria: Local militants evacuate as Raqqa battle nears end

BEIRUT — The U.S.-led coalition and local officials said Saturday that Syrian Islamic State fighters and civilians will be allowed to evacuate Raqqa, a deal that signals the imminent capture of the city but flouts earlier U.S. protests of negotiating safe exits for the extremist group. Foreign fighters will be excluded from the evacuation deal, the coalition 15

October 13, 2017 11:55 AM The Daily 202: Throwing a bomb into the insurance markets, Trump now owns the broken health-care system

President Trump prepares to sign his executive order on health care in the Roosevelt Room at the White House on Thursday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) THE BIG IDEA: President Trump took two giant steps Thursday to disembowel the Affordable Care Act. The administration announced late last night that he will immediately halt cost-sharing reductions 22

October 13, 2017 9:22 AM 20 Hong Kong activists guilty of contempt in 2014 protests

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong court has convicted 20 activists, including student leader Joshua Wong, for defying authorities trying to clear a protest site during massive 2014 pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese-controlled city. A High Court judge found the group guilty of contempt of court on Friday for failing to comply with a court order to vacate 15

October 12, 2017 10:55 PM Court clears way for NFL's 6-game suspension of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

FRISCO, Texas -- A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league in the latest high-profile fight over its ability to punish players for off-field behavior. In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals 21

October 12, 2017 1:43 PM The Health 202: Trump's executive order has a history. And the government says it's not all great

President Trump speaks during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Trump intends to sign an executive order this morning expanding association health plans. But 25 years ago, federal watchdogs concluded that such plans ripped off hundreds of thousands of Americans by refusing 15