Democracy Dies in Darkness Search Sections Home Politics Opinions Sports Local National World Business Tech Lifestyle Entertainment Video Jobs Classifieds WP BrandStudio Subscribe Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk The Washington Post 1 Desktop notifications are on | Turn off Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post Turn on desktop notifications? Yes Not now April 11, 2018 April 11, 2018 Democracy Dies in Darkness Edition: U.S. & World | Regional In the News Sperm whale John Boehner Mark Zuckerberg Bank of America Heart valve Diamond and Silk Baseball bats Thottapillys missing Bootlegged liquor Darna Andre Ingram NBA playoffs Ryan’s retirement decision comes as midterms look treacherous for GOP The Speaker’s decision to retire at the end of his term ended a period of public musing about his future while setting off a series of potentially divisive House GOP leadership races when the party needs to unify around a strategy to keep its majority in November. By Paul Kane, John Wagner and Mike DeBonis 7 hours ago Paul Ryan’s GOP swept away by a Trumpian revolution he could neither contain nor control
Ryan’s decision to abruptly throw in the towel, just six months before the midterms, is likely to only strengthen Trump’s hold on the party and heightens worries for Republican strategists about the GOP’s ability to hold onto its House majority. By Michael Scherer 1 hour ago
The Fix: Don’t count on Ryan to be the GOP’s next anti-Trumper
House Republicans are in unpredictable leadership derby Trump says missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, taunts Russia President Trump’s warning was the first explicit U.S. statement that a military response is in the offing after a suspected chemical attack near Damascus. By Anne Gearan, John Wagner and Anton Troianovski 41 minutes ago WorldViews: Airlines diverting passenger planes amid risk of U.S. strike on Syria Analysis: What did Trump mean when he said U.S. missiles are ‘smart’? (Video: The Post; photo: Matt McClain/The Post) Zuckerberg clashes with lawmakers in second hearing on Facebook The five-hour hearing before the House Energy and Commerce Committee proved more tense than a marathon session in the Senate a day earlier. Lawmakers attacked Mark Zuckerberg on such issues as user privacy, Russian propaganda and illegal opioid sales — and repeatedly cut off the Facebook CEO, who appeared less composed than at Tuesday’s hearing. By Tony Romm 55 minutes ago Transcript of Zuckerberg’s second day of questioning on the Hill AI will solve Facebook’s most vexing problems, Zuckerberg says. Just don’t ask when or how. Perspective: Members of Congress can’t possibly regulate Facebook. They don’t understand it. Investigators sought communications Trump’s lawyer had about ‘Access Hollywood’ tape
A broad search warrant used to raid the office and residence of Michael D. Cohen specifically asked for all communications with then-candidate Donald Trump about the tape and “potential sources of negative publicity.” By Carol D. Leonnig and David A. Fahrenthold 2 hours ago Senate Judiciary chairman wants vote on special counsel bill next week The Daily 202: Trump's fury after Cohen raids prods Republicans to take sides on Mueller
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Paul Ryan is the personification of conservatism’s decline By E.J. Dionne Jr.
What’s so bad about firing Mueller or his bosses? Plenty. By Jennifer Rubin
Cheer up, Republicans: Ryan’s departure has a silver lining By Michael Steel
Don’t be so glad to see Ryan go By Megan McArdle
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Missouri governor was aggressor in unwanted sexual encounter, woman tells state lawmakers Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens initiated a physically aggressive unwanted sexual encounter with his hairdresser and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke about it, according to testimony from the woman. By David A. Lieb and Summer Ballentine|AP 16 minutes ago
The oceans’ circulation hasn’t been this sluggish in 1,000 years. That’s bad news. Two new studies find the overturning circulation in the Atlantic Ocean has slowed down markedly amid ongoing climate change. By Chris Mooney 6 hours ago Seas are rising too fast to save much of the Mississippi River Delta, scientists say Heat waves over the ocean have ballooned and are wreaking havoc on marine life
‘I have not burned the place down’: Trump appointee defends his leadership of consumer watchdog At a four-hour House hearing marked by partisan bickering, Mick Mulvaney dismissed criticism from Democratic lawmakers that he was weakening the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. By Renae Merle 2 hours ago
California governor, a frequent Trump critic, agrees to limited National Guard role at Mexico border Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said he’ll accept federal funds for the deployment of 400 troops but won’t let them to build a border wall. By Nick Miroff 2 hours ago (Brinson Banks for The Washington Post)
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Analysis With Paul Ryan leaving, House Republicans are at (another) leadership fork in the road Analysis One of eight House seats will have no incumbent on Election Day Analysis Paul Ryan’s complicated relationship with the media Analysis The White House would like a mulligan on Trump’s missiles-will-be-coming tweet World
Dream Ireland vacation turns tragic as horse-drawn carriage plunges into ravine Analysis At least four countries executed people for drug-related crimes in 2017, study finds Pompeo: U.S. diplomats don’t feel ‘relevant’ ‘A new sheriff in town’: As Trump rages about Justice Dept., Sessions praises the president in immigration speech National
‘I want to see a serial rapist convicted!’ proclaims a prosecution witness at Bill Cosby’s retrial GOP oversight chairman demands more records on Pruitt’s travel, housing A former Trump official pushed out of White House is hired at Justice Department John Boehner was a longtime opponent of marijuana reform. Here’s what changed his mind. PostEverything
Perspective Chemical weapons aren’t Assad’s only atrocity. We need new ‘red lines.’ Perspective I tested Facebook’s default privacy settings. They’re worse than Zuckerberg says. Perspective Fiscal mistakes you won’t want to make and a new rule you won’t want to break Perspective The most dangerous moment since the Cuban missile crisis? Local
Police pass out fliers in Md. in search of man who tried to kidnap 2 teenage girls Pay raises draw fire: Some school officials get hikes over 30 percent in two years Virginia legislature returns to work; Medicaid expansion the focus of special session Mayor says search for D.C. schools chancellor will start after primary election in June Sports
Analysis 2018 NBA playoff odds: Title favorites? It’s not the Warriors or the Cavs right now. Real Madrid needed a goal to advance. Cristiano Ronaldo came through. The Capitals preach quality over quantity when it comes to shots. Here’s what they mean. Nationals waste two late comebacks, fall to Braves in 12 innings, 5-3 Lifestyle
Review ‘Lost in Space’ is adrift in that vast area between shows for kids and shows for grown-ups Analysis Paul Ryan’s career as told through songs by Rage Against the Machine, a band he once supposedly liked Perspective Are your cleaning supplies accumulating into clutter? Here’s what you really need. Perspective Carolyn Hax: If you’re angry about how an angry friend brought up your anger ... Arts
Perspective Great art isn’t always made by good people, but this is getting ridiculous Review ‘The Flick’ playwright Annie Baker goes long again in the three-hour ‘John’ Review In festival opener, a small orchestra shows it deserves the spotlight Analysis The first two issues the new director at The Met will face Technology
Americans could be paying an extra $571 million a year for TV if AT&T buys Time Warner, says DOJ’s expert economist You can now get Spotify and Hulu for less if you get them together Channeling ‘The Social Network,’ lawmaker grills Zuckerberg on his notorious beginnings Uber CEO says autonomous vehicles 'at maturity' will be safer than driving Business & Real Estate
Median CEO pay for the 100 largest companies reached a record $15.7 million in 2017 Bank of America to stop lending to some gun manufacturers in wake of Parkland massacre Analysis Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has apologized — again Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next? Federal Government
Federal employees lag private sector workers in salaries by 32 percent on average, report says Perspective Opponents ready to fight Trump’s plan to repeal Obama’s ‘rethink’ of school discipline Q&A for federal workers: Buyout and early retirement offers Perspective ATF’s problem of ‘lost, stolen, or missing’ guns has gotten better, but it’s still a problem Obituaries
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