Election 2018
Ron DeSantis emerged from a machine recount all but certain to become Florida’s next governor while Gov. Rick Scott (R) maintained a narrow lead in that state’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, where ballots are being counted by hand.
Until now, the kilogram has been defined by an aging hunk of metal in a French vault. But scientists are about to formally vote to link the kilo instead to a fundamental feature of the universe.
In a meeting about keeping the federal government funded past Dec. 7, President Trump was noncommittal about how he would proceed, said the chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Theistic Satanist conjure witch Janeia Prentiss. (Kate Warren for The Post)
Theistic Satanist conjure witch Janeia Prentiss. (Kate Warren for The Post)
The Rev. Bertram Johnson, right, and fiancé Jason McGill. (Béatrice de Géa)
The Rev. Bertram Johnson, right, and fiancé Jason McGill. (Béatrice de Géa)
A barrel race during a Hayseed Cowboy Church rodeo. (Timothy Ivy)
A barrel race during a Hayseed Cowboy Church rodeo. (Timothy Ivy)
Monks meditate at Magnolia Grove Monastery. (Timothy Ivy)
Monks meditate at Magnolia Grove Monastery. (Timothy Ivy)
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The search for meaning has taken on many forms in America, including Western cowboy culture, witchcraft and collective celebrations of kindness and positive thinking.
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A week after the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began, searchers are sifting through an estimated 10,000 destroyed structures. The reports of missing people increased dramatically Thursday to 631.
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There was no indication of what kind of weapon was tested, but some experts said Pyongyang was sending a message.
Three likely chairs of House committees have vowed to scrutinize the Trump administration’s actions on climate change and bring before them Cabinet and other officials who they think have escaped adequate oversight.
The acting attorney general told Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) his worries relate to the drug part of the bill.
The four elite service members are accused of strangling Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar last year in Mali.
The first lady’s whirlwind week — which included forcing the ouster of a National Security Council staffer — marked a pivotal point in her tenure.
“People started running,” said Rich Scherr, who was in the audience. “The next thing I expected to hear was gunshots, frankly.”
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