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The morning’s most important stories, selected by Post editors
Clinton, Trump exchange racially charged accusationsOn immigration, Trump suddenly sounds like rivals he once ridiculed; A new poll showing Clinton with a 10-point lead gives insight into why Trump is faltering; A woman’s gruesome hanging shocked Tibet — but police have silenced all questions; Obama to create the largest protected marine area on the planet ;
In a blistering speech, Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of “taking hate groups mainstream,” while the Republican nominee repeatedly claimed that Clinton is a “bigot” toward African Americans.
By John Wagner and Jenna Johnson • Read more »
On immigration, Trump suddenly sounds like rivals he once ridiculed
If it sticks, his shift away from a pledge to deport 11 million illegal immigrants marks a dramatic turnabout for a candidate who repeatedly attacked Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and other primary rivals as weak and spineless on immigration.
By Sean Sullivan and Ed O’Keefe • Read more »
A new poll showing Clinton with a 10-point lead gives insight into why Trump is faltering
The Republican is seen as appealing to bigotry and is viewed unfavorably by half the country.
By Philip Bump • Read more »
A woman’s gruesome hanging shocked Tibet — but police have silenced all questions
The woman had last been seen in the company of a local Buddhist priest and two policemen. The authorities insisted it was suicide, but family and friends suspected foul play and demanded an investigation. The authorities’ response was brutal.
By Simon Denyer • Read more »