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Democrats moved forward with no GOP support after failing to win over a single Republican senator on President Biden’s first major legislative initiative.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is the only Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee who voted to send the interior secretary nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to the full Senate.
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi walks with Pope Francis upon his arrival at Baghdad International Airport. (Vatican Media/­Reuters)
The pontiff’s first international trip since the start of the pandemic brings him to a country with an extraordinary biblical history but that is also experiencing a serious coronavirus outbreak and ongoing political turmoil.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced Tuesday he is rescinding executive orders that limit capacities for businesses and the statewide mask mandate. (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal/AP)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s move this week to end the state’s mask mandate channeled the party’s rage against government restrictions.
As Texas’ population grows and diversifies, the new generation is asking for more from state leaders.
The White House is conducting a months-long review of the drone strike policy it inherited from the previous administration.
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Minimal information about the city's move to a new system for scheduling coronavirus vaccine appointments has left D.C. residents wondering where their place in line will be.
The former chief of the Laurel Police Department was charged Wednesday for allegedly committing arson and attempted murder. (Prince George's County Police)
Investigators say they began to draw connections to ex-Laurel police chief David Crawford after Prince George’s released evidence seeking tips in 2019.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is.
A troy ounce of rhodium now costs more than a brand new Toyota Prius.
An electric FedEx delivery van in San Diego in 2016. (Ullstein Bild/Getty Images)
Amazon, Walmart and General Motors had already made the pledge, and FedEx joined them on Wednesday. Yet these prodigious voluntary steps so far lack the speed, scale or scientific know-how needed to move the thermometer of the warming planet in the right direction.
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Mickey Callaway and Jared Porter make it clear that baseball's gender norms remain trapped in the Stone Age.
Miles, now at Kansas but then a national title-winning coach with the Tigers, was told to refrain from personal correspondence with student employees in the athletic department.
Utah's Donovan Mitchell (r.) and Rudy Gobert were the last two picks in Thursday’s all-star draft despite their team having the NBA's best record. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert were snubbed one day after they alleged small-market bias by NBA referees.
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