Democracy Dies in Darkness
The Trump campaign said it would take the case to the Supreme Court, where legal experts have said it has little chance of success.
Up to 88 percent of the workforce at the Office of Management and Budget could be affected.
El Paso County inmates, sheriff's officers and morgue staffers help move bodies to refrigerated trailers this month. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre/Reuters)
The city unified last year after 23 people were killed in an attack at a Walmart. El Paso is now struggling to summon solidarity as scores die of covid-19.
South Dakota became the latest to hit this grim marker, as the country surpassed 13 million known coronavirus cases after a Thanksgiving upended by the pandemic and amid a Black Friday hampered by virus fears.
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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was seen as a key figure in Iran’s former covert pursuit of an atomic weapon. Iran’s foreign minister described the attack as being the work of “state terror” and implicated Israel as having a possible role. Officials in Israel had no comment.
Even in death, there remains an air of mystery surrounding the scientist and what effect his killing will have on Iran.
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Amid the pandemic, the Vatican’s ceremony to elevate new cardinals has less pomp and more rules.
The change is likely to draw criticism from civil liberties advocates and death penalty foes who view firing squads and other methods as inhumane, though its practical impact remains to be seen.
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How Amazon’s shipping expansion gives it a holiday-season advantage
The wave of online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic forced Amazon to grow and adapt its logistics operations.
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Then-Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen, center, in 2014. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Janet Yellen's career has long been marked by firsts. After being the first female chair of the Fed, she has been nominated to be the country's first female treasury secretary.
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President Trump is out of options, and every week, he’s starting to talk more and more like he knows he’s lost.
Similar flights could soon also connect Rome with New York, the Italian capital’s airport network announced Thursday, citing its cooperation with Delta and Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier.
Parliament is known as the place where the sausage is made, but Friday’s antics took the process to a whole new level.
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The storm will plaster the zone from Tennessee and Kentucky to eastern Michigan with snow and wind, with heavy rain to the east.
It was the third time in one week that the Transportation Security Administration reported screening more than 1 million daily passengers, a now-rare milestone for airports.
Students and employees who visit the campus for classes, on-campus jobs or other activities are required to complete daily symptom checks and confirm they have tested negative for the coronavirus.
Karl A. Racine (D) in 2018. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
As president of the National Association of Attorneys General, Karl Racine will ask more than 50 state and territory attorneys general to set aside their political differences to combat hate crimes.
The youngster was named Xiao Qi Ji, Mandarin for “little miracle.’’ His mother is said to be the oldest panda to give birth successfully in the United States.
Approved in Nov. 3 elections, the new panel gets underway with the job of drawing political maps for the 2021 races.
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A dedicated group is piecing together the needed elements to sustain online play for some PS3 titles even after Sony has pulled the plug on supporting them.
Retailers have had to reimagine the most important shopping season of the year, starting holiday sales weeks ago as many shoppers say they’re shunning stores in favor of buying online.
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The Clemson coach was less than thrilled Florida State officials balked over medical concerns, leading to the game’s postponement.
Nick Saban is out after testing positive for the coronavirus. That means offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will be in charge for Alabama on Saturday.
Washington defensive end Montez Sweat, center, is congratulated after his pick-six against the Cowboys sealed the biggest win of Ron Rivera's tenure. (Roger Steinman/AP)
Rivera seemed buoyed by the afterglow of his biggest win in Washington but remained measured in assessing the team.