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Election 2020
President Trump said he is considering five women for the Supreme Court opening and will announce his nomination on Friday or Saturday. Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Judge Barbara Lagoa are considered the top contenders.
Senate Democrats can use procedural tactics to slow the confirmation process but need Republicans to break ranks to derail the pick.
Joe Biden spoke for almost 30 minutes at a campaign stop in Wisconsin on Monday, but he never mentioned the Supreme Court vacancy or the political upheaval that has followed the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The vacancy left by the Supreme Court justice comes at a critical point in a campaign already defined by hundreds of lawsuits over voting rules.
Trump supporters wave flags while standing on the roofs of their cars during a rally in support of President Trump in Clackamas, Ore., Aug. 29. (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
An architect and his family, not known as political activists, staged one of the most dramatic pro-Trump demonstrations of the summer.
The White bar owner, who was indicted in the death of James Scurlock, has died in Oregon.
The Trump administration has released a list of cities that face possible federal aid cuts. A similar approach over immigration policies has been blocked by the courts.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed language Monday from its website that said the novel coronavirus spreads via airborne transmission, the latest example of the agency backtracking from its own guidance.
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These substances are being touted as a game-changing intervention for mental health. But it's not clear if their promise will extend beyond an elite few.
Baimadajie Angwang, assigned to a Queens precinct, was tracking supporters of Tibet, officials said.
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The era of the megafire: How the West became ripe for destructive blazes
A confluence of climate change, fire suppression and poor fuels management has led to one of the worst fire seasons on the West Coast in recent memory.
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Which Republican senators might vote against the nominee put forth by President Trump? And what are their political motivations?
The legislation omits farm bailout money sought by President Trump. Republicans have yet to endorse the plan.
Analysis
The Constitution provided the minority with a check. Republicans have turned it into a cudgel.
Analysis
A declaration that the city is in a state of near-anarchy is President Trump’s latest snipe at his former home.
Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the United States is ready to “stand alone” against Iran as most countries in the U.N. rejected the idea that the U.S. has a legal right to reimpose international sanctions.
More than 170 countries are in talks to join the WHO plan, which aims to develop and distribute $2 billion of vaccine doses by the end of 2021.
The number of coronavirus cases is doubling roughly every seven days, and new restrictions are expected.
As chief scientist, Ryan Maue would be tasked with helping to establish NOAA’s oceans and atmosphere research priorities as well as playing a role in enforcing its scientific integrity policy.
Activists, lawyers and some officers say the department lacks diversity, tolerates excessive force against minorities and systematically covers up bad police behavior.
Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper meets with crew members of the USS Bonhomme Richard on Friday at Naval Base San Diego. (Lisa Ferdinando/Defense Department)
The 2020 Census has been challenging to conduct amid coronavirus-related delays and legal and legislative battles. But as the count enters its final weeks of a truncated schedule, it has been dealt an unforeseen and potentially critical blow.
Storm-surge flooding is even raising coastal water levels in southeastern Louisiana, in part because of the broad wind field, with tropical storm-force winds extending  175 miles from the storm’s center.
A Sweet Fire Donna’s employee takes an order from a customer on Monday. The restaurant has added to its outdoor seating amid the pandemic. (Matt McClain/The Post)
D.C. launched a $4 million program to encourage businesses to stay open outdoors. The move comes ahead of cooler weather that threatens to send residents, wary of the health risks of socializing indoors, back to their homes.
William Crews was linked to the conservative website RedState, where, under the pseudonym “streiff,” he has ridiculed the government’s activity against the coronavirus outbreak.
The Climate Clock unveiled by artists Gan Golan and Andrew Boyd warned on Monday that there were 7 years and 101 days until Earth’s carbon budget is depleted, based on current emission rates.
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Hodo Thai Curry Nuggets. (Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses with her family at the court in 1993. (AP)
Perspective
What looks like pretty scenery to us is a matter of deadly serious survival for trees.
“Water hammer” can be eliminated with arrestors that are easy to install.
Her mother died at 60, so she’d rather save less aggressively and spend a little more today.
He wants ex’s new spouse to be excluded from small family gatherings.
Reader agreed to be social media friend but doesn’t get any “likes.”
Eugene Levy, left, and Daniel Levy, creators of “Schitt’s Creek,” accept the Emmy for outstanding comedy series during the 72nd Emmy Awards on Sunday. (Invision for the Television Academy/AP)
“Schitt’s Creek” became a sleeper hit after landing on Netflix, where fans found joy in binge-watching the show’s early seasons. By 2019, it was a bona fide smash.
The 2020 Emmy Awards went virtual, but that didn't stop "Schitt's Creek," "Watchmen" and "Succession" from dominating much of the show.
DeGeneres returned for her show's Season 18 premiere after a summer of negative headlines and reports of a toxic workplace environment.
Actors’ Equity Association, which represents more than 51,000 stage actors and managers across the United States took a rare departure from a position of neutrality.
Perspective
While the left was making Ruth Bader Ginsburg a rock star, the right was reshaping our entire legal infrastructure.
Passengers on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas cruise ship in Miami on March 9. (Bloomberg News)
The Healthy Sail Panel — made up of epidemiologists, cruise executives and former heads of federal agencies — submitted a report with 74 best practices to the CDC.
Visitors can travel to the islands if they take a coronavirus test and test negative within 72 hours of their arrival in the state.
The package included a note: “You forgot something at Khao Yai National Park.”
Qantas said its flight that departs and arrives at the same airport sold out within 10 minutes.