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Gal Gadot stars in "Wonder Woman."

Female-only “Wonder Woman” screenings set off online complaints

By Reuters on May 26, 2017, at 7:08 p.m.
“How about a ‘men’s only’ showing of a movie or is that not how equality works?” someone wrote on the cinema chain’s Austin Facebook page.
Ariana Grande is holding a benefit concert in Manchester after this week's attack.

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert

By Caitlin Gibson, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 7:01 p.m.
“We will not quit or operate in fear. We won’t let this divide us. We won’t let hate win.”
ANALYSIS
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump arrive at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, May 23, 2017.

Why the FBI is likely to be interested in Jared Kushner’s meeting with Russians

By Amber Phillips, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
While it’s not weird for presidential campaigns to meet with foreign officials, under this context, it was.
Several wild horses run along Highway 21 near the Sulphur Herd Management Area south of Garrison, Utah, Feb. 26, 2015.

Wild horses could be sold for slaughter or euthanized under Trump budget

By Karin Brulliard and Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 11:59 a.m.
The change could lead to sales of wild horses to slaughterhouses in Mexico or Canada, as well as to the culling of herds, to address what the bureau calls an “unsustainable” situation.
Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President, arrives prior to U.S. President Donald Trump holding a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017.

Why the FBI is likely to be interested in Jared Kushner’s meeting with Russians

By Amber Phillips, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 11:39 a.m.
While it’s not weird for presidential campaigns to meet with foreign officials, under this context, it was.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte salutes the honor guards upon arrival from Russia at the Ninoy Aquino International airport in Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines May 24, 2017.

Duterte justified martial law over the ‘beheading’ of a police chief – who is still alive

By Emily Rauhala, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 11:33 a.m.
When President Rodrigo Duterte explained his decision to declare martial law across a wide swathes of the southern Philippines, he described one of the most chilling scenes imaginable: a beheading.
A Tesla store is shown at a shopping mall in San Diego, California, April 28, 2017.

Why you can’t buy a car online — for now

By Rick Popely, Chicago Tribune on May 26, 2017, at 9:24 a.m.
Though some consumers clamor for an entirely online experience, the traditional trek to a dealership is still the easiest route.

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

By Ahmed Aboulenein, Reuters on May 26, 2017, at 8:30 a.m.
Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people in the latest bloodshed targeting the country’s Christian minority, officials said.
Jack Wheeler co-founded the organization that built the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, known as the Wall, which draws more than 5 million visitors per year. Here hundreds of people gather at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Father's Day in 2015.

The mysterious, unsolved death of the man who helped build the Vietnam Wall

By Steve Volk, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 7:26 a.m.

Police say caretaker fatally ‘tortured’ infant at Baltimore day-care facility

By Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 7:10 a.m.
Representative elect Greg Gianforte delivers his victory speech during a special congressional election called after former Rep. Ryan Zinke was appointed to lead the Interior Department, in Bozeman, Montana, U.S., May 25, 2017.

GOP candidate accused of body-slamming reporter has said retirement is ‘not biblical’

By Jonnelle Marte, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 7:09 a.m.

Teachers give ‘most likely to become a terrorist’ award to 13-year-old

By Amber Ferguson, Washington Post on May 26, 2017, at 7:09 a.m.
It was supposed to be a joke, part of a mock end-of-the-year awards ceremony.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives to join U.S. President Donald Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

Reports: Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

By Reuters on May 26, 2017, at 6:01 a.m.
Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported, citing people familiar with the investigation.
White House senior advisor Jared Kushner arrives to join U.S. President Donald Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 20, 2017.

Jared Kushner now a focus in Russia investigation

By Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz, Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous, Washington Post on May 25, 2017, at 7:11 p.m.
Kushner, who held meetings in December with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, is being investigated because of the extent and nature of his interactions with the Russians.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Alumni Exercises following the 366th Commencement Exercises at Harvard University.

Mark Zuckerberg: Automation will take jobs, and it’s up to millennials to create more

By Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post on May 25, 2017, at 6:13 p.m.
Noting that society will likely see “tens of millions of jobs replaced by automation like self-driving cars and trucks” in the coming years, Zuckerberg called for young people to work on large public works projects to make new jobs.
A Missouri man is suing Hershey for allegedly underfilling its boxes of chocolate.

Man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers

By Abha Bhattarai, Washington Post on May 25, 2017, at 5:04 p.m.
Robert Bratton of Missouri claims that the $1 packages of chocolate he bought last fall were only partially full.
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the start of the NATO summit at their new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on May 25, 2017.

President Trump demands fellow NATO members meet payment obligations

By Philip Rucker, Karen DeYoung and Michael Birnbaum, The Washington Post on May 25, 2017, at 4:45 p.m.
European leaders gazed unsmilingly at Trump while he said that “23 of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they are supposed to be paying,” and that they owe “massive amounts” from past years.
A local vegetable seller pulls his cart through war-torn neighborhoods of West Mosul, Nineveh Province, on March 19, 2017.

U.S. military acknowledges over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

By Idrees Ali, Reuters on May 25, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
It is believed to be one of the single largest incidents of civilian casualties since the U.S.-led coalition started operations against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
POLL QUESTION
People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban outside of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 15, 2017.

In blow to Trump, appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban

By Mica Rosenberg and Dan Levine, Reuters on May 25, 2017, at 2:42 p.m.
The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit means the Trump administration still cannot enforce its travel order.

Lawyer for accused rapist threatened victim with deportation if she testified, police say

By Katie Mettler, Washington Post on May 25, 2017, at 11:09 a.m.
Baltimore attorney Christos Vasiliades was on his way to the rape trial of his defendant at the downtown courthouse Tuesday when the criminal focus pivoted away from his client and toward him.