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The high court unanimously ruled that Philadelphia was wrong to end a foster-care services contract with a Catholic organization that does not work with same-sex couples. It was the latest victory for religious organizations at the Supreme Court.
The key issue was whether a 2017 decision by Congress to remove the Affordable Care Act’s so-called individual mandate meant the law was unconstitutional.
Cicadas are an annual phenomenon in southern France. (Rick Noack, Alexa Juliana Ard/The Post)
The chorus of cicadas is an annual and generally beloved phenomenon in southern France, and the village of Le Beausset is the self-proclaimed cicada capital, with a statue, a song and ceramics to honor the insects.
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The space agency is casting China as a competitor racing not only to the moon, but also for broader space leadership.
Beijing appears uneasy not only about the industry’s carbon footprint, but also the intrinsically uncontrollable nature of cryptocurrency.
Patricia McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment and was fined $2,000. Mark McCloskey pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault and was fined $750. They will not face jail time.
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The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion to find new antiviral drugs, modeling the investment after the one that helped stimulate development of drugs that transformed HIV from a death sentence into a manageable disease,
Fueled by climate change, the first major heat wave of the summer has seized the western U.S., toppling records and threatening lives.
The sun rises over the mountains in Lonaconing, Md., where a winning lottery ticket was sold in January.
In Lonaconing, Md., the identity of the Powerball jackpot winner remains unknown, but that hasn’t stopped gold diggers from descending on the town.
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In Florida, where nearly a quarter of residents identify as evangelical, some think the best way to combat vaccine hesitancy is directly through the church.
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The measure is expected to be taken up in the Senate later this year and is the first of several long-standing military authorizations that critics hope to repeal.
The move would allow Democrats to advance some of their most ambitious and controversial spending and tax plans through the Senate using 51 votes, rather than the usual 60.
President Donald Trump and his allies repeatedly pushed the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of fraud in the aftermath of the election. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
New documents and emails reveal how far President Donald Trump and his supporters were willing to go.
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Liberals would prefer the West Virginia senator weren't so powerful. But he is. And it might be time to reckon with that and try to move forward.
Rep. Lloyd Doggett's new bill would create a pathway for cities or counties to expand on their own.
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For days, critics have said there is insufficient evidence of efficacy and argued the drug — with a list price of $56,000 a year per patient — offers false hope.
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She explored truth, objectivity, self-deceit and betrayal, most notably in the fraught relationship between writers and their subjects.
Alan Hostetter speaks during a pro-Trump rally on Nov. 9 he organized at the Orange County Registrar of Voters offices in Santa Ana, Calif. (Paul Bersebach/Orange County Register/AP)
A regional planning board voted to remove Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan for the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 from a key list of long-term transportation projects, leaving it at greater risk of not securing federal environmental approval.
Robert Stewart also committed fraud involving covid-19 relief loans.
People wait after receiving coronavirus vaccine doses at an outdoor tented clinic. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
The city said it would offer $51 gift cards and an airline ticket giveaway at select vaccination locations.
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Sworn into office with one of the most ambitious visions of any Federal Trade Commission chair, she’ll soon face the reality of an agency that has come under fire in recent years for failing to police privacy and competition abuses.
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