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Editor's note: The Washington Post reports that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's charitable foundation has apparently admitted to the IRS that it violated a legal prohibition against "self-dealing," which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity's money to help themselves, their businesses or their families. The Trump Foundation's 2015 IRS tax filings were posted online Monday evening at the nonprofit-tracking site Guidestar. A spokesman for Guidestar told the Post that the forms were uploaded by the foundation's law firm. The Post also notes it cannot confirm if the same forms were actually sent to the IRS. On the forms, the Trump Foundation checked "yes" to the questions of if the group had "transferred income or assets to a disqualified person" and the foundation had engaged in any acts of self-dealing in prior years. It is not clear who the "disqualified person" may be, and it is not clear if Trump, who is the charity's leader, has paid any penalties already. We're watching for comment from Trump's team. - Rebecca

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Photo: Full-page ad on back of Tuesday's Washington Post by Southern Poverty Law Center directed at Donald Trump - @aterkel

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Gwen Ifill

Editor's note: Journalist Gwen Ifill has worked for The Washington Post, New York Times, NBC News and PBS, and was one of the most prominent African American panelists and moderators, The Post reports. WETA President and CEO Sharon Percy Rockefeller told her staff that Ifill died in hospice in Washington, D.C. The Daily Beast reports she was private about her health and was reluctant to publicly share the details of her battle with cancer. - Stephanie

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Editor's note: We are waiting for more news organizations to project a winner in the presidential race in Pennsylvania, as the count has been very close. If Donald Trump wins the state, it would put him within six electoral votes of winning the election, The Washington Post reports. He would also be the first Republican to win Pennsylvania since 1988, when George H.W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis, CBS News reports. - Stephanie

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The Washington Post's editorial board endorses Hillary Clinton for president

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Hurricane Matthew (2016)

Editor's note: The Washington Post's 'Capital Weather Gang' writes that there is a 'large amount of uncertainty' about the path of Hurricane Matthew. 'It now appears likely that it will remain far enough east of Florida that only fringe effects and tropical storm conditions should be experienced along the peninsula on Thursday and Friday.' Farther out, the southeast US and mid-Atlantic states remain at risk. - Tom

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Editor's note: At 7 am ET the Washington Post will, for the first time since the presidential election of 1988, release polling data for all 50 states, with their senior politics editor @stevenjay teasing that many of the results will be surprising. We'll post the data when it's out. - David

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Donald Trump on new books about him: 'Ann Coulter's new book, "In Trump We Trust," comes out tomorrow. People are saying it's terrific - knowing Ann I am sure it is! The Washington Post quickly put together a hit job book on me - comprised of copies of some of their inaccurate stories. Don't buy, boring!' - @realDonaldTrump

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Washington Post says one of its reporters was barred from entering, patted down by police at first public solo event for GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence - The Washington Post

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Statement: White House Correspondents' Association President Carol Lee says group stands with the Washington Post, other news outlets Donald Trump 'has arbitrarily banned' from campaign events - @ZekeJMiller

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Donald Trump campaign releases longer statement on Washington Post; accuses Jeff Bezos of using paper as 'political lobbyist' - @TheRyanParker

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Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron responds to Donald Trump revoking press credentials; says paper will continue covering his campaign 'honorably, honestly, accurately, energetically and unflinchingly' - @mlcalderone

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Donald Trump, in Facebook statement, says campaign is revoking Washington Post's press credentials due to 'inaccurate coverage'

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Trump University lawsuits

Federal judge says he'll rule 'very soon' on releasing Trump University lawsuit documents - Fox 5

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Ferguson, Mo., unrest

St. Louis County authorities drop charges filed against Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly in connection with arrests in Ferguson - Huffington Post

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Pulitzer Prize

Pulitzer Prize journalism winners include entries from Boston Globe, New Yorker, Reuters, New York Times, Sacramento Bee, Washington Post, Tampa Bay Times, ProPublica, Marshall Project, Los Angeles Times, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, AP

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Washington Post to publish biography of Donald Trump on Aug. 23, entitled 'Trump Revealed'

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MSNBC host Joe Scarborough to contribute to Washington Post opinion section during 2016 presidential election - Washington Post

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Margaret Sullivan

Washington Post hires outgoing New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan as media columnist - Washington Post

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Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Israeli government statement on detention of Washington Post journalist William Booth at Damascus Gate: 'The Government Press Office regrets today's incident at Damascus Gate in which a correspondent for the Washington Post was unnecessarily detained by the Border Police - probably the result of an unfortunate misunderstanding.'

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