Democracy Dies in Darkness
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The party-line vote marks a major achievement for Democrats, after more than a year of wrangling over a centerpiece of President Biden’s economic agenda. It now awaits a vote in the House.
John Elmore walks on July 26 into the Tops Friendly Markets store where, in May, a mass shooter killed 10 people in Buffalo. (Lauren Petracca for The Post)
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A photographer traveled to Afghanistan three times since the Taliban returned to power. Here's what he saw.
Some of the state’s biggest employers objected to the restrictions passed by the GOP-controlled legislature. Abortion rights activists made plans to arrange alternative locations for women seeking procedures, and Democratic leaders strategized ways to amend or repeal the law.
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Past, Rediscovered
A White House fountain honors artist Francis Davis Millet and military aide Archibald Butt. Here's what we know about them.
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A newly created nationwide system allows grass-roots groups to order naloxone directly from an online store at a discount, thanks to agreements with drugmakers.
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Since July 6, they have parked their American flag-draped vehicles on the National Mall protesting what they say is America’s abandonment of the Constitution.
Local, state and federal police are exploring possible connections in the deaths of four men, the earliest in November and the most recent on Friday.
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