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Trump Announces '#MAGACHALLENGE' on Twitter

President Donald Trump shared a video by rapper B. Surius and promised to meet with winners of the pro-Trump rap challenge. Previous reporting has suggested that Trump has not met with the winners of similar contests.

Did 'The Post' Get It Wrong?

In 'The Post', Daniel Ellsberg's frustration with Defense Secretary Robert McNamara's lies leads him to leak the Pentagon Papers. But the real story also involves the cover-up of a Green Beret murder that changed the course of the Vietnam War.

FBI Keeping Watch on Quran-Burning Threat

The FBI has begun to collect information relating to a plan by a radical Christian pastor in Florida to stage a public Quran burning on the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks this Saturday.

Lobbyists: Sports Tickets and Springsteen--The E-Mail Trail

The folks around Karl Rove are on the hot seat again. The White House has launched an internal ethics inquiry into one Rove aide in response to new e-mails showing that Rove's office had far more extensive conduct with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff than previously acknowledged.

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Have U.S. government lawyers blocked military officers from conducting intelligence operations against terrorists? That's a key issue raised by the controversy over claims by current and former military spies regarding Able Danger, an ultrasecret Special Forces intel unit that was hunting for terror cells inside the United States at the turn of the millennium.

U.S. Intel 'Legal Myths'

Have government lawyers blocked military officers from conducting intelligence operations against terrorists? Former operatives of "Able Danger"--a supersecret terror-intel unit--claim they identified a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Qaeda cell in 1999 whose members included Muhammad Atta and other 9/11 hijackers; they say government lawyers blocked them from sharing the info with the FBI.

INTEL: THE BOLTON STANDOFF

The Senate dead-lock over John Bolton's nomination to the United Nations centers on requests by Democrats for secret info relating to Bolton's State Department tenure.

WHO WAS LEAKING TO WHOM?

It could easily turn into the new version of "Leak-gate"--a confrontation between journalistic ethics and prosecutorial zeal. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Virginia last week charged Larry Franklin, one of the Pentagon's top Iran experts, with unauthorized disclosure of classified information relating to threats against U.S. forces in Iraq.

Traveling To France? Don't Worry About Anti-Americanism.

I want to vacation in France this summer. Should I worry at all about anti-Americanism? —Stace Aspey, Long Beach, Calif. Well, travel guru Arthur Frommer says "absolutely and emphatically not." He knows colleagues, friends and relatives who have traveled through France in recent days without encountering the slightest animosity relating to political differences over Iraq.

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George W. Bush pledged to restore "honor and dignity" to the White House. Poppy's desk may come back first.The elder Bush was quick to put his personal stamp on the Oval Office.