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4 journalists and a Maryland newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

This combination photo provided by Time Magazine shows their four covers for the "Person of the Year," announced Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. The covers show Jamal Khashoggi, top left, members of the Capital Gazette newspaper, of Annapolis, Md., top right, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, bottom left, and Maria Ressa. The covers, which Time called the "guardians and the war on truth," were selected "for taking great risks in pursuit of greater truths, for the imperfect but essential quest for facts that are central to civil discourse, for speaking up and speaking out." (Time Magazine via AP)

Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile world.

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Kavanaugh, accuser say they’re ready to testify — but how?

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh waits to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers has come forward to The Washington Post.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of a decades-old sexual assault both indicated Monday they would be willing to testify to a Senate panel as the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee shifted from seemingly painless to problematic.

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Commentator, attorney Hugh Hewitt told not to report on Pruitt

FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt leaves after testifying before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Washington Post has told columnist Hugh Hewitt not to write about Pruitt after it was revealed that Hewitt helped arrange a meeting with the EPA chief and lawyers interested in cleaning pollution in California. MSNBC on Wednesday, May 9, also said it had given Hewitt a verbal warning about the issue. Hewitt, who has a nationally syndicated radio show, also hosts a weekend show on the television news network. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

The Washington Post has told columnist Hugh Hewitt not to write about Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt after it was revealed that Hewitt helped arrange a meeting with the EPA chief and lawyers interested in cleaning pollution in California.

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The Washington Post explores sale of headquarters

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post is considering selling its 63-year-old downtown headquarters. The Post reports that Publisher Katharine Weymouth made the announcement in an email to staff Friday morning. She says the company’s goal is to find “a more modern, ...

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