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Garland gives emotional response to why he wants to serve as AG

President Biden's nominee for attorney general, Judge Merrick Garland, testifies before the Senate.
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Bradley agrees to $24M, 2-year deal with Brewers
Free-agent outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. is joining the Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing to the parameters of a $24 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Republicans demand hearing on surge of unaccompanied children at border as administration denies crisis
House Republicans on Thursday called for a hearing into the Biden administration’s response to a surge of unaccompanied children at the border — just as the administration has denied there is a migrant crisis.
Sweden moves towards eliminating upper age limit on AstraZeneca vaccine
CNN: Biden Holding Unaccompanied Migrant Children Beyond 72-Hour Limit
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection document reportedly leaked to CNN admits unaccompanied migrant children are being held in Border Patrol facilities longer than the current mandate allows. The documents also show migrants of all ages held in grossly overcrowded processing facilities.
I Avoided Facing My Mental Illness for Decades. The Pandemic Changed That.
Several years ago, when I was in my mid-20s, after suffering from major depressive disorder and anxiety for most of my life, I found myself at the emergency room during an episode of substance-induced psychosis. My father and stepmother found me, at the very beginning of the episode, having paranoid delusions. Someone had tried to…
UFC 259 breakdown: Does Blachowicz vs. Adesanya simply come down to power vs. speed?
MMA Junkie fight analyst Dan Tom takes a closer look at the light heavyweight title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya at UFC 259.      Related StoriesDefining Fights: UFC 259's Petr YanDefining Fights: UFC 259's Aljamain SterlingUFC 259 breakdown: Aljamain Sterling can finish Petr Yan by submission. But will he?
Boston Marathon's plan to hand out 70K medals roils runners
Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should get a shot at a coveted Boston Marathon medal.
NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch: Does Duke have a chance to make the field?
USA Today Sports' Scott Gleeson breaks down the bottom of the field heading toward the NCAA tournament.
Capitol Police ask that National Guard stay for another 60 days
U.S. Capitol Police asked Thursday that National Guard troops stay for another 60 days.
Texas Gov. stalled federal offer to test migrants then blamed them for spreading Covid
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is stalling efforts by the Biden administration to provide federal funds for Covid-19 tests for migrants released from custody, a senior Homeland Security official tells CNN.
Sex Assault Suspect Falls to His Death From Apartment While Fleeing Police
The man tried to escape by heading "to the roof of the building and hanging over the ledge," said officers in Washington, D.C. He died at the scene.
Pelosi asked to probe ‘tainted’ food after National Guard troops fell ill
​R​e​p. Chris Smith sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asking her to investigate how a group of New Jersey National Guard members got sick after eating possibly “tainted” food while deployed to protect the US Capitol. Smith (R-NJ) noted that the roughly 30 members of the Garden State Guard became ill as did...
Original 1992 'Real World' cast reunites in same NYC loft
The original 1992 cast of "Real World" reunited decades later in the same New York City loft.
Cotton grills Biden Pentagon nominee on 'volatile outbursts,' 'almost always wrong' foreign policy judgments
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., accused one of President Biden's top Pentagon picks of having a "long record of volatile outbursts."
Young porch pirate waves at doorbell camera after swiping packages
94-yr-old crossing guard has no plans to slow down
Student passes three classes in four years
Good Samaritans save deer that fell through ice
Asian man recalls unprovoked attack at station
Trooper recalls rescuing man from freezing water
Camera catches driver urinating on groceries
Murder victim's daughter wants to see justice
Woman kidnapped, raped and left on side of road
Rideshare driver says she was carjacked, attacked by 14-yr-old girl
Mom of 5 in coma after family contracts COVID-19
Man spent decades perfecting luge in his yard
Families reunited, nursing home restrictions eased
Group plans to build new home for storm victim
Man arrested after reportedly toppling gravestones
St. Louis is hotbed for 'designer' games
Mississippi moves closer to putting limits on transgender athletes
The Human Rights Campaign said the bill makes Mississippi the "first state in the nation to pass an explicitly anti-trans bill in 2021."
Politics with The Fix Live Chat: March 11
Join Washington Post reporters every Thursday at 12 pm ET for a discussion on the latest in politics.
Michael Jordan: LaMelo Ball has 'exceeded our expectations'
Rookie LaMelo Ball has seized the attention of the NBA this season with his highlight reel passes and a surprising ability to score the basketball, including Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan.
Teenage ballers can earn $100K in Overtime's new basketball league
The A startup with financial backing from NBA players Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony is behind the new league.
Adam Kinzinger Suggests Former Military 'More Apt to Be Radicalized'
A recent study found about 20 percent of those who have been charged in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 have served in the military.
Can Republicans make populism work without Trump? Join Jane Coaston to discuss.
‘Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page joins Ryan Gosling in ‘The Gray Man’ cast
Netflix is betting big on their latest breakout star.
Marjorie Taylor Greene drops Dr. Seuss-style rhyme calling for Biden impeachment
Lightning-rod Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a rhyme in the style of Dr. Seuss on Thursday, calling for the impeachment of President Biden.
Accused sex abuser John Geddert killed himself just before plan to surrender
Former Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert killed himself at a Michigan rest area minutes before he was scheduled to surrender to authorities on charges of sexually assaulting and physically abusing young athletes in Michigan, according to a new report. Geddert was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Feb. 25, next to a Dumpster, TMZ...
With the pandemic far from over, Texas leaders blame immigrants for spreading the virus
After pulling back containment measures, the governor and lieutenant governor are attacking immigrants as sources of infection.
PS5 and Xbox Series X/S Restock Confirmed at Walmart Thursday
Gamers looking for the Xbox Series X/S will have to get to their computers sooner than potential PS5 buyers.
Major League Baseball to hold first Lou Gehrig Day on June 2
Major League Baseball will hold its first Lou Gehrig Day on June 2, adding Gehrig to Jackie Robinson and Roberto Clemente on the short list of players honored throughout the big leagues.
Officials: Crash victims came via border fence hole
Thirteen people killed in one of the deadliest border crashes on record were among 44 people who entered the U.S. through a hole cut into Southern California's border fence with Mexico, the Border Patrol said Wednesday. (March 3)
Why Has the ‘Bridgerton’ Hype Left Phoebe Dynevor Behind?
I'm happy for Regé-Jean Page, but our girl Daphne was in that library ladder scene, too.
The latest Fast and Furious film has been delayed again. But there's some good news
"Fast & Furious" fans will have to wait a bit longer to see the next installment in the blockbuster series.
Chris Harrison tells 'Good Morning America' if he plans to return to 'The Bachelor'
Chris Harrison told ABC's "Good Morning America" about plans to return as host of "The Bachelor," a job he's had since 2002.
One group that won't entirely benefit from going 'back to normal': Grocery stores
Last year, people were stockpiling food and essentials at stores and ordering a lot more groceries online. That was great news for America's biggest grocery chains.