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A deep fear came to pass for many artists, museums, and cultural organizations nationwide early Thursday morning when President Donald Trump, in his first federal budget plan, proposed eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National … more
WASHINGTON — As a candidate, President Donald Trump pledged to preserve Social Security and Medicare at the same time that he would accelerate military spending, construct a border wall and pump $1 trillion into infrastructure.The budget he … more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's proposed budget would gut programs for science and the environment, reflecting the Republican's rejection of mainstream science.Trump has frequently called climate change a "hoax," and his EPA chief, Scott … more
The Minneapolis Institute of Art has invited the Mexican-born painter Aliza Nisenbaum, who is based in New York, to spend three months this summer in Latino, East African and other immigrant neighborhoods in Minneapolis, painting the people she … more
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget Thursday, proposing a far-reaching overhaul of federal spending that would slash many domestic programs to finance a big increase for the military and make a down payment on … more
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Rejecting arguments from the government that President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked the executive order from taking effect as … more
Bill Walsh, a Washington Post copy editor who wrote three irreverent books about his craft, noting evolutions and devolutions of language, the indispensability of hyphens and his hostility toward semicolons, and distinctions — for the sake of … more
NEW YORK — Brooklyn is known the world over for things small-batch and local, like designer clogs, craft bourbon and artisanal sauerkraut.Now, it is trying to add electricity to the list.In a promising experiment in an affluent swath of the … more
NEW YORK (AP) — A sloppy, blustery late-season storm lashed the Northeast with sleet and more than a foot of snow in some places Tuesday, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after a remarkably mild February had lulled people … more
The Associated PressWASHINGTON — Facing a Monday deadline, the Justice Department asked lawmakers for more time to provide evidence backing up President Donald Trump's unproven assertion that his predecessor wiretapped his New York skyscraper … more
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