Carolyn Hax Live (September 20)

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax takes your comments about her current advice column and questions about the strange train we call life. Her answers may appear online or in an upcoming column. Waiting for the chat? Read from the archive: Carolyn's recent column… [+121 chars]

Opinion | As whistleblower scandal deepens, Trump bets on the coverup working

President Trump and his minions went to great lengths in 2016 to coordinate with a foreign powers interference in our election on his behalf. Then Trump engaged in extensive corruption and lawlessness to try to prevent it from coming to light. While Trump di… [+6853 chars]

Opinion | The recipe for Warren’s secret sauce

Im David Von Drehle, and I want to welcome you, friends, to Round 33 of the Power Rankings, where Sen. Elizabeth Warren takes a turn as Americas history teacher and comes through with surprisingly high marks. I say surprising because knowledge of actual histo… [+4296 chars]

NRA calls O’Rourke ‘salesman of the month’ after gun store cashes in with ‘Beto Special’

An Arizona gun store is crediting a major sales bump to Democratic presidential candidate Beto ORourke after turning his recent call for a buyback of high-powered firearms into a promotional event. Alpha Dog Guns in Tempe, Ariz. sold out of AR-15 and other r… [+4237 chars]

Opinion | What might finally ensnare Trump

President Trump tweeted on Thursday as the whistleblower scandal was unfolding: Is anybody dumb enough to believe that I would say something inappropriate with a foreign leader while on such a potentially heavily populated call? Actually, any sentient being k… [+5282 chars]

White House grants tariff exemptions on more than 400 Chinese products

The White House is temporarily exempting more than 400 Chinese products from tariffs activated last year as part of the U.S.'s ongoing economic sparring with Beijing. The exclusions cover a wide range of goods, including plastic straws, coffee filters, dog l… [+2308 chars]

‘I hope the politicians hear us’: Millions of youth around the world strike for action

NEW YORK Young people from more than 150 countries are skipping school in solidarity on Friday, as part of another series of global climate protests urging world leaders to act more aggressively to combat climate change. Fridays protests began to unfold in A… [+6559 chars]

Democrats want to impeach Kavanaugh? Go for it!

Never mind that the supposed victim has told friends she has no recollection of the alleged incident; facts have never stood in the Democrats way when it comes to Kavanaugh before. If the Democratic presidential contenders want to see Kavanaugh impeached, I s… [+3745 chars]

Opinion | How the DNI-Congress feud puts intelligence and democracy in danger

Michael Morell served as the deputy director of the CIA from 2010 to 2013 and twice served as acting director; he is a contributing columnist to The Post. David Kris was the assistant attorney general for national security from 2009 to 2011. He served in both… [+5245 chars]

Opinion | The central mistake of Trump’s Iran policy

The enemy gets a vote. U.S. military leaders are fond of using that line. Gen. Jim Mattis used it so often that it is sometimes attributed to him. In fact, it is a nugget of wisdom dating back to Sun Tzu, the Chinese military strategist, who counseled that on… [+4335 chars]