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Donald Trump and his terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 3 weeks

For Trump, the losses and embarrassments are rapidly piling up, aggravating long-standing concerns among his fellow Republicans that his 2016 victory may have been an aberration — and that his persistence with a comeback attempt could sink the party’s hopes of reclaiming the White House in 2024.

House passes defense bill scrapping COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the military

The House passed the bill by a vote of 350-80. It now goes to the Senate, where it is expected to pass easily, then to the president to be signed into law.

NFL player Micah Parsons apologizes for tweet over Brittney Griner’s release

“We're looking forward to having Brittney back home,” former president Barack Obama said in a statement.

Owner Dan Snyder had role in ‘toxic’ Commanders culture, House report finds

The Washington Commanders created a “toxic work culture” for more than two decades, “ignoring and downplaying sexual misconduct” by men at the top levels of the organization, according to a House report published Thursday.

Family of American prisoner Paul Whelan backs Brittney Griner deal

Paul Whelan, 52, told CNN on Thursday that he is “greatly disappointed that more has not been done” to secure his release.

House passes landmark bill protecting same-sex and interracial marriages, sending measure to President Biden

President Biden is expected to promptly sign the measure, which passed 258-169 and requires all states to recognize same-sex marriages.

Watch live: President Biden to speak about release of Britney Griner

President Biden is speaking at the White House about Russia freeing WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday in a high-level prisoner exchange. Watch live.

Biden releasing nearly $36 billion to aid pensions of union workers

Many union retirement plans have been under financial pressure because of underfunding and other issues.