Democracy Dies in Darkness
After preliminary results showed a narrow win over outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, the leader of the center-left Social Democrats said he has a mandate to form the next government.
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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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.
Women walk by a poster featuring President Xi Jinping and his China Dream in Beijing in 2017. (AP)
The new policy prompted concern among some women about the prospect of reduced access to terminations.
The island nation briefly celebrated a result that, if not for a late recount, would have made it the first country in Europe to have more women than men in parliament.
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.
“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. (AFP via Getty Images)
The follow-up to February's explosive "Framing Britney Spears" provides new, disturbing details about life under the Spears conservatorship.
“I’m proud of his journey,” said Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, who hired Khalid Naji-Allah as her staff photographer.
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Los Angeles Gladiators player says “the whole game” is going to change come next season.