The Eastern Market, Washington’s original and premier food and arts market. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times
Weekend in ... Washington DC

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James Comey: likely to be named as successor to Robert Mueller

US president Barack Obama plans to name James Comey, a former senior official in the administration of George W Bush, as his nominee to replace Robert(...)