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(The Washington Post)
Climate change is altering the summer months — turning a time of joy into stretches of extreme heat, dangerously polluted air, anxiety and lost traditions.
The ruins of residential buildings in Lysychansk, Ukraine, on Sunday. (AP)
Moscow’s claim to have seized the last major Ukrainian stronghold in the Luhansk region signaled a potential turning point in Russia’s effort to gain control of eastern Ukraine. But Kyiv denied that Russia has “full control” over Lysychansk and maintained that the battle for the broader Donbas region “is not over yet.”
Secret Service agents near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
The new depiction of the Secret Service — which has endured controversy from a prostitution scandal and security missteps during the Obama years to allegations of politicization under Trump — has cast new doubt on the agency's  independence and credibility.
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Hart Island, a scruffy one-mile slice of land in Long Island Sound, is the nation’s largest public cemetery. It was created for the poor, but it increasingly serves a surprising range of people as the pandemic has fueled a surge in unclaimed bodies.
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