Greeks feel strain of ‘emotional, economic war’

Even at the brink of fiscal disaster — with banks closed, gas stations running out of fuel and long lines at supermarkets — there is little consensus about whether to stick with the euro currency.

Puerto Rico urges U.S. to help save it from default

Gov. Alejandro García Padilla portrayed his territory’s economic condition as even more dire than previously revealed and appealed for bankruptcy rule changes.

Paul Thurmond in his Charleston, S.C., law office. (Alex Holt / For The Post)

In battle over flag, a Thurmond of the next generation pursues a new legacy

For Paul Thurmond, a state legislator and son of a U.S. senator who championed segregation, the Emanuel AME Church slayings demanded a reckoning with history — both personal and public.

    Local News

    Seven Corners residents want to downsize plan to revive aging suburb

    Seven Corners residents want to downsize plan to revive aging suburb

    Some homeowners in the Northern Va. suburb argue that the plan would bring too much density and traffic.

    Condo wars: How a water leak
    turned into a $30 million lawsuit

    Condo wars: How a water leak <br> turned into a $30 million lawsuit

    Damage has forced all residents out of one of Georgetown’s most prestigious addresses.

    Routes are planned for a high-voltage power line, but does rural Va. need it?

    Routes are planned for a high-voltage power line, but does rural Va. need it?

    The line, which some say is not necessary, would also go to a controversial Amazon data center.

    The swagger of U.S. cops and firefighters is forged in steel

    The swagger of U.S. cops and firefighters is forged in steel

    COLUMN | Officers from around the world take notice of the high amount of gun incidents in the United States.

    Last year’s debts cancel this year’s Adams Morgan Day festival

    Last year’s debts cancel this year’s Adams Morgan Day festival

    The group said its former president mismanaged its funds and has asked for a fraud investigation.

    D.C.’s summer-job program starts — and the heat is on Mayor Bowser

    D.C.’s summer-job program starts — and the heat is on Mayor Bowser

    The mayor, who fought to expand the often-troubled program, must show that her pet project works.

    Landlord files lawsuit to evict
    Gypsy Soul from Mosaic District

    Landlord files lawsuit to evict <br>Gypsy Soul from Mosaic District

    Documents say chef R.J. Cooper owes more than $270,000 — and he just settled a similar complaint.

    4 free things to do in the D.C. area during the week of June 29-July 5

    4 free things to do in the D.C. area during the week of June 29-July 5

    Celebrate the 4th of July, attend an album release concert and sing along at a screening of “Grease.”

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    Supreme Court temporarily blocks restrictive Texas abortion law

    Supreme Court temporarily blocks restrictive Texas abortion law

    The measure, which was to go into effect Wednesday, would have shuttered most of the state’s clinics.

    His star dimmed, Christie leans on truth-teller persona as he readies bid

    His star dimmed, Christie leans on truth-teller persona as he readies bid

    The once-soaring hopeful is set to become the 14th official GOP presidential contender Tuesday.

    Donald Trump talks himself right
    out of NBC’s programming plans

    Donald Trump talks himself right <br>out of NBC’s  programming plans

    His comments about Mexican immigrants led the network to cut all ties with the candidate and mogul.

    How Rubio turned political star
    power into a soaring personal income

    How Rubio turned political star <br> power  into a soaring personal income

    As the Republican’s stature grew in Florida, law firms paid big for his skills — and political connections.

    Politics

    Jeb Bush, in South Carolina, calls Confederate flag ‘racist’

    Jeb Bush, in South Carolina, calls Confederate flag ‘racist’

    He also met privately with a group of pastors in the wake of the Charleston church shooting.

    PostEverything

    Can the European Union recover from Grexit?

    Can the European Union recover from Grexit?

    European integration is a story of one step back and then two steps forward. Can there be any steps forward after a Grexit?

    Real Estate

    Post Real Estate contributors win three national journalism awards

    Post Real Estate contributors win three national journalism awards

    Columnist Kenneth R. Harney and freelancer Audrey Hoffer are recognized for excellence in writing contest.

    Federal Government

    OPM suspends federal background checks

    OPM suspends federal background checks

    FEDERAL EYE | Officials say the shutdown is not related to the recent hack, but the weakness posed a significant risk.

    National

    Citrus consumption and skin cancer: How real is the link?

    Citrus consumption and skin cancer: How real is the link?

    A large study has found a link between citrus consumption and melanoma but some nutrition scientists are skeptical.

    Business

    In turmoil again, music industry
    once more looks to Apple to save it

    In turmoil again, music industry <br> once more looks to Apple to save it

    Labels and musicians look to Apple’s paid streaming service for hope as they struggle with free sites.

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