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Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) each signaled he had secured the votes to proceed, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) put the House on track to adopt the measure Tuesday evening.
Acting on an outstanding Turkish warrant, French authorities detained Khalid Aedh al-Otaibi on Tuesday morning at Charles de Gaulle Airport.
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The campaign against the 1936  “Nazi Olympics” included civil rights groups, college presidents, newspapers, labor organizations, politicians and others, but Germany still got the propaganda win it had been seeking.
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In the mid-19th century, hundreds of thousands of new Americans found homes in buildings such as this one, preserved as a museum.
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Committee leaders Tuesday blasted Mark Meadows for his about-face and released a withering statement noting that he had just published a book about his time as chief of staff to President Donald Trump.
Bruce's Beach in Manhattan Beach, Calif., was ordered returned to the family that owned the land before the city used eminent domain to seize it in 1924. (Allison Zaucha for The Post)
Would the Bruce’s Beach case be a one-off, or a tipping point in a national struggle over Black land ownership, as activists eye White-owned properties around the country they say rightfully belong to African Americans?
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Manatees feed at a care center in Tampa. (AFP/Getty Images)
More than 1,000 Florida manatees — about 15 percent of the state’s population — have died this year, many from starvation as their food sources disappear.
A healthy snowpack this winter could help replenish water levels during the spring melt season but, if snowpack is limited, deficits will deepen.
The U.S. climate envoy said no government in the world can fund clean energy at the scale necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but the private sector could help fill that gap in investment.
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Ed Hatz of Lakewood, Calif., poses as Santa at the 84th annual Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Midland, Mich.
For those who don’t play video games, buying a gift for a gamer can be a risky proposition. While everyone may want one of the new-generation consoles, we’re going to focus on some less expensive, easier to find ideas.
For many who spent more than $800 on the calendar, opening the doors resulted in limited luxuries and a lot of disappointment.
The Cornell University law professor, an outspoken critic of Wall Street banks, had been in line to oversee them as comptroller of the currency. Omarova had faced pushback from Republicans as well as moderate Democrats.
For all of his bluster on the subject, when his life was on the line, hydroxychloroquine was apparently not part of the picture.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden visit the World War II Memorial on Tuesday. (Reuters)
The president and first lady Jill Biden also paid tribute to the late senator Robert J. Dole, who was awarded two Purple Hearts for his service in the war.
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With high unemployment and a record contraction in the economy during the pandemic, many families in India can scarcely afford three meals a day.
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“Halo Infinite” hasn’t even officially released yet, but its esports circuit has hosted a series of open competitions for hundreds of teams vying for a spot to compete in the game’s first major tournament later this month.
The lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to redraw the boundaries of the city’s wards, making the fast-growing Navy Yard neighborhood a part of the historically low-income Ward 8 and the easternmost section of Capitol Hill a part of Ward 7.
Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin and his wife, Suzanne Youngkin, attend a Christmas parade in Middleburg, Va., on Saturday. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
The governor-elect and his wife will host a black-tie “candlelight dinner” at the Science Museum of Virginia on Jan. 14, the night before his swearing-in. But the inauguration-night festivities will be a more down-home affair.
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Ariana DeBose in “West Side Story.” (Niko Tavernise/Twentieth Century Studios)
Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner’s remake of the 1961 musical reclaims a flawed masterpiece.
“Learwife,” by J.R. Thorp examines one of the more mysterious aspects of Shakespeare’s play.
An unrelated sexual misconduct claim may have only hastened the network’s decision to dismiss its star anchor for crossing ethical lines to help his brother.
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