With the mad king and his court, the worst is yet to come

The Trump administration is, indeed, like the court of some accidental monarch who is tragically unsuited for the duties of his throne. However long it persists, we must never allow ourselves to think of the Trump White House as anything but aberrant. We must fight for the norms of American governance lest we forget them in their absence.

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Businesses struggle to stay open during OBX blackout

There was never any doubt that Harbor House Seafood would stay open after power went out in Hatteras, N.C.. The owners bought a generator, packed the seafood in ice and never shut their doors.
Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Businesses struggle to stay open during OBX blackout 0:51

Businesses struggle to stay open during OBX blackout

McCain joins other Republicans for key ‘No’ votes on slimmed down health care bill 1:41

McCain joins other Republicans for key ‘No’ votes on slimmed down health care bill

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"I love you, Newton" Cam's shoes make fan lose her mind

Priceless reaction of a kid getting a ball from Cam Newton 0:19

Priceless reaction of a kid getting a ball from Cam Newton