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Federer chases 99th title, faces Coric in Halle final

Sunday  00:55,   24 june 2018

Defending champion Roger Federer will play 21-year-old Borna Coric in the Gerry Weber Open final as he chases his 99th career singles title on Sunday.FedererLoad[...]

Manafort wants to bar mention of links to Trump at trial

Sunday  00:45,   24 june 2018

Attorneys for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort want a judge to bar any mention of Manafort's connections to the president at his Virginia trial. Manafort's lawyers filed their motion Friday. Manafort is charged in Virginia with[...]

How the Koch Brothers Are Fighting the Opioid Crisis

Sunday  00:35,   24 june 2018

The conservative financiers have put millions behind Phoenix, a network of gyms located in the heart of the epidemic.“Just watch the open-toed shoes,” he[...]

Woman's moving face rash ends up being parasitic worm

Sunday  00:35,   24 june 2018

A woman left baffled by moving, itchy bumps on her face received a terrifying diagnosis: they were being caused by worms. The unidentified woman first noticed a bump below her left eye following a trip to a rural area outside of Moscow, according to [...]

Teacher suspended for being gay: How this is legal in 28 states

Sunday  00:00,   24 june 2018

While there is much to celebrate during Pride month for the LGBT community and their allies, there are still some hurdles to clear, including employment discrimination.As hundreds of thousands of LGBT Americans and their allies are taking to the[...]

This Mississippi town made MLK cry. 50 years later, it still might.

Saturday  23:55,   23 june 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. cried when he visited Marks, Mississippi, in 1968. If he were alive today, "he may very well still be weeping," one official says.MARKS, Miss. — Lula Green flips a sign on the front door to "open" and offers a lesson [...]

Toni Kroos saves Germany with an unbelievable late goal

Saturday  23:55,   23 june 2018

Toni Kroos kept Germany alive at the World Cup with a sensational goal.Sweden was controversially denied a penalty in the first half, but the underdogs scored on a counter-attack and took a 1-0 into[...]

How to choose between an Amazon Echo, a Google Home and an Apple HomePod

Saturday  23:35,   23 june 2018

Smart home assistants can be helpful for controlling everything from your music to your lights. Picking one can be hard. Here's how to choose between the Amazon Echo, the Google Home and the Apple HomePod.Smart speakers with built-in voice[...]

Brief cease-fire with Taliban could be watershed moment in Afghan war

Saturday  23:31,   23 june 2018

The truce made vague dreams of ending the conflict seem more tangible. Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington PostFor the Trump administration, which strongly embraced the cease-fire and offered for the [...]

Latino leaders question Census head over citizenship query

Saturday  23:30,   23 june 2018

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose. Members of the National[...]

Colorado governor teases possible presidential run

Saturday  23:30,   23 june 2018

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he will decide this summer whether he will run for president in 2020. "Every time someone asks the question it's a tremendous compliment and I take it very seriously," Hickenlooper said on Kaiser[...]

DOJ gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

Saturday  23:30,   23 june 2018

The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after they had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House[...]

Still alive! Germany stuns Sweden, 2-1, in final seconds at World Cup

Saturday  23:30,   23 june 2018

<p>Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area, and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 on Saturday to stay alive at the World Cup.</p>Kroos' goal came off a set play after a foul in the closing[...]

The rainbow flag turns 40 this year. Check out how it's been used in SF throughout the years.

Saturday  23:06,   23 june 2018

The rainbow flag, probably the most prominent symbol of the LGBTQIA+ movement, turns 40 this year. The version of the flag that most people are familiar with contains six colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. But when Gilbert Baker,[...]

Their Friend Died in a Hit-and-Run. Can They Take on Car Culture in Los Angeles?

Saturday  23:06,   23 june 2018

Cyclists have long risked danger in Los Angeles, where a loose network of bike lanes means they often ride next to speeding cars. Now they want to change that.LOS ANGELES — A busy roadway in a struggling part of town. A young man on his bike. A[...]