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African American World War I soldiers served at a time racism was rampant in the US

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The young African American soldier sits on a chair, his legs crossed, his right elbow resting on a table beside him. A vase of flowers sits on the table. An American flag leans in the background. The soldier’s heavy World War I uniform is buttoned up...


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'The most courageous person I knew': Man buries wife, then daughter she died trying to

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Ten days after Nick DeKlyen buried his wife, he returned to Georgetown Cemetery in western Michigan to inter the daughter whom his wife had died to save, a tragic coda for a family confronted with a heart-rending decision five months ago when Carrie DeKlyen discovered...


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Trump promises Alabama Sen. Strange will 'drain the swamp'

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump implored his supporters Friday to get behind an establishment-backed incumbent in a Republican runoff race in Alabama, arguing that Sen. Luther Strange will “drain the swamp” and doesn’t know the Senate Majority Leader “at all.” Acknowledging he was...


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Trump escalates a war of words with North Korea, calling leader Kim a 'madman'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump escalated a war of words with North Korea on Friday, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” who would be “tested like never before,” the latest in a potentially dangerous exchange of threats that included the North Korean leader calling Trump “deranged....


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Chafing over Kelly's style as he tames White House

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has a new evening routine: He periodically strolls the perimeter of the White House grounds late at night, inspecting the compound and chatting with Secret Service agents to see if they have what they need. Just two...


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African American World War I soldiers served at a time racism was rampant in the U.S.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The young African American soldier sits on a chair, his legs crossed, his right elbow resting on a table beside him. A vase of flowers sits on the table. An American flag leans in the background. The soldier’s heavy World War I uniform is buttoned up...


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Chafing over Kelly's style as he tames White House

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has a new evening routine: He periodically strolls the perimeter of the White House grounds late at night, inspecting the compound and chatting with Secret Service agents to see if they have what they need. Just two...


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Ben Carson breaks with Trump, endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate nomination race

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. MORRISTOWN, New Jersey - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson issued a statement on Friday supporting Roy Moore’s candidacy for the Republican Senate nomination in Alabama, breaking with President Trump’s endorsement of the establishment-backed incumbent...


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'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little Rock 60 years ago....


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Trump, Kim insults are the latest in a long - often more cutting - line of political put

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. North Korea’s florid insults and President Donald Trump’s schoolyard ripostes are but the latest in a long tradition of political and diplomatic put-downs. And they are far from the most cutting. Pyongyang has arguably done better (or worse, depending on point of...


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