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Tens of thousands of health-care workers are likely to have refused a vaccine before a state requirement went into effect on Monday. They could face dismissals or unpaid leaves of absence.
Australia vowed to protect its Indigenous communities from the pandemic. But in Wilcannia, 10 percent of the town was infected in two weeks.
Lawmakers now must scramble to pass a stop-gap measure to prevent parts of the government from shutting down Friday. The legislation would have also raised the debt ceiling, and the political standoff could lead to an economic crisis in several weeks if left unaddressed.
Facing a money crunch in their massive budget bill, Senate Democrats are looking at an idea that amounts to political kryptonite.
A jury found Jarrod Ramos criminally responsible for the rampage that left five in the Maryland newsroom dead in 2018.
The data, released Monday, shows the largest one-year jump in homicides since such record-keeping began in the 1960s.
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Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan both announced their retirements on Monday following scrutiny of their stock-trading activities during the pandemic.
A U.S. Marine lifts an infant over a razor-wire fence during the evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 19. (AFP/Getty Images)
Interviews with more than a dozen military officials and others involved in the rescue of nearly 124,000 reveal how troops, diplomats and others on the ground worked to the point of exhaustion, and how commanders were forced to improvise as the Biden administration struggled to keep up with the crisis.
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Dark storm clouds in Gloucester County, N.J., on Sept. 1 when the remnants of Hurricane Ida spawned tornadoes in the area. (Reuters)
Virtually no corner of the Northeast was left untouched by the damaging storms, including the populous corridor from Washington to New York.
With the permanent extension of the pandemic-era practice, California joins several other states — such as Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah and Washington — that have been mailing ballots to all voters for years.
A woman who identified herself as Anais, left, debates with Suzzanne Monk about removing the Emancipation Memorial in D.C. (Matt McClain/The Post)
After the 9/11 attacks, most Americans believed the nation had been badly traumatized but had also been jolted into a sense of common purpose and indeed had been changed for the better. But over time, that sentiment has flipped.
A LGBTQ flag at an August protest in Bangkok. Malaysia is pressing Thailand to deport a transgender woman facing charges in an Islamic court. (AP)
Malaysia’s attempt to try Nur Sajat has turned the spotlight on harassment faced by the LGBTQ community amid rising religiosity in the country.
In Japan, where the royal family lives largely out of the public’s eye, the upcoming nuptial of Princess Mako and her commoner fiance has drawn an unusual amount of intrigue and vitriol.
The train was en route from Chicago to Seattle with 141 passengers and 17 crew members when it veered off the tracks, according to Amtrak. (Nicholas Hess)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) promised to hire any Border Patrol agents who get in trouble for what President Biden called "outrageous" conduct toward Haitian immigrants trying to cross the border.
The children will never recover from what happened inside a D.C. apartment. The owner of the illegal gun faces far less serious consequences.
The attack shook the Pasco School District, which summoned counselors to support students and staff.
The agreement would end court supervision of Hinckley, 66, who has been out on conditional release since 2016. He would no longer be under supervision as of next June, 41 years after he shot President Ronald Reagan and three others outside a D.C. hotel in 1981.
Lil Nas X performs onstage during the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards in September. (Getty Images)
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