Democracy Dies in Darkness
As Donald Trump looks and sounds increasingly as if he intends to mount a presidential campaign rerun, Democrats and democracy experts are grappling with what such a campaign — and potential second presidency — would mean for the country.
Tuesday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing marked the first time senior Defense Department officials have faced lawmakers publicly since last month’s hasty evacuation from Kabul.
Jean-Marc Togodgue sits at the table where he draws at his home on the campus of the Salisbury School in Connecticut. (Jessica Hill for The Post)
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The Highway Trust Fund, which helps pay for road-building projects, is set to expire Thursday. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
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After the talks fell apart, Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.), the lead Republican negotiator, blamed Democrats, claiming that their push to “defund” law enforcement made it impossible to agree on legislation. “At no point did any legislative draft propose ‘defunding the police,’” the groups said Tuesday.
Hypersonic missiles fly faster and at lower altitudes than traditional ballistic missiles, allowing them to maneuver more flexibly. Analysts cautioned that although there is a lot of hype around the systems, it is unclear whether they are a game-changer in the nuclear arms race.
French officials are still dismayed by a submarine deal between the U.S., Australia and Britain.
After nearly two weeks, the eruptions on La Palma, one of Spain’s Canary Islands near Morocco, show no signs of stopping as lava and smoke spills out, destroying homes, infrastructure and livelihoods.
The debate got off to a raucous start as Democrat Terry McAuliffe pressed his call for coronavirus vaccine mandates and Republican Glenn Youngkin defended his stance that vaccinations should be a matter of personal choice.
When the health aides she relies on to care for her son became unreliable during the pandemic, Denise Tyree found herself unable to work. (Hadley Green/The Post)
When the pandemic led to a lack of child care, single mothers like Denise Tyree were left in the lurch.
Maggie Dorey’s dorm at the University of West England in Bristol overlooks the hospital room where she spent six months with leukemia as a toddler. (Courtesy of Martin Dorey)
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Will Liverman as an adult Charles in Terence Blanchard's “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” which debuted at the Metropolitan Opera on Monday night. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)
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