Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Merkel’s Christian Democrats posted their worst-ever election results, coming in second to Social Democrats for the first time in more than a decade, according to preliminary results.
Some are contemplating a nightmare scenario in which talks fall apart and Democrats are left explaining to voters why they couldn’t reach a deal.
In 2015, Congress passed a law to pay restitution to the Americans taken hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran from 1979 to 1981. But the funds have run dry. (Joy Yi/The Post)
The 1979 Iran hostage crisis gripped the country and may have cost a president his job. Now the Americans who spent 444 days in captivity and inspired a nation to tie yellow ribbons of support feel abandoned.
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A firefighter battles the Fawn Fire as it spreads in California on Thursday. (AP)
Workers at a quarry in Shasta County said they saw the woman, who is suspected of arson, trespassing.
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Rodgers and Green Bay silenced the “trolls,” as Rodgers put it six days earlier, showing that they remain firmly among the NFC’s upper tier of contenders.
A rowdy crowd marched into the Staten Island Mall’s food court over the weekend to denounce and defy vaccine requirements for indoor dining.
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The Cold Climate Housing Research Center combines “Indigenous wisdom and 21st-century technologies” for sustainable architecture that can withstand the state’s elements.
A new study showed nighttime air in the western U.S. is getting drier and warmer, potentially prolonging fire activity.
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The city hopes an increase in spending can come close to ending chronic homelessness altogether.
Jovan Davis Jr., 12, and fellow students attend the first class last week at Friendship Public Charter Middle School in Southeast Washington. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
“People say I’m getting older and getting taller, but I don’t really notice it,” said a seventh-grader in D.C. “I’m reconnecting with my friends at school. They changed in their heights, but not really in any other ways.”
Unlike several cities and states across the country, including Baltimore and D.C., Maryland does not have a “right to recall” or “right to return” law that protects those who were laid off during the pandemic.
The report said that glitches in the cashless tolling infrastructure implemented at all of the state’s bridges, tunnels and express lanes overbilled motorists thousands of dollars and, in some cases, didn’t identify the issues and reimburse customers promptly.
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“Dream Boat,” by Stephanie Garmey, dazzles with 3-D effects. (Bethesda Urban Partnership)
Anne Marchand offers mixed media abstractions at a new apartment lobby exhibition space, and Sara Dittrich explores climate change at Honfleur Gallery.
An adult child moves back in to help Dad, and winds up isolated, stranded, and emotionally abused.
Wife is shattered even though the child was born before she knew her husband.
Reader doesn’t want to pick up the phone during the hours that Grandmother suggested.
Britney Spears attends the premiere of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" in July 2019. (Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images)
The follow-up to February's explosive "Framing Britney Spears" provides new, disturbing details about life under the Spears conservatorship.
The 74th Annual Tony Awards take place Sunday night. Here’s what to know about Broadway’s big night.
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