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The decision allows U.S. athletes to participate in the Games but is a significant political snub and reflects the administration’s displeasure over China’s human rights abuses.
It is the second time in a month that the Biden administration is suing Texas over voting laws. The new lawsuit alleges that state lawmakers discriminated against minorities when they approved districts that increased the power of White voters.
Alex Stow, a travel nurse, after finishing a 12.5-hour shift at a hospital in Traverse City, Mich. (Elaine Cromie for The Post)
Hospitals are accusing the travel companies of price gouging. The companies say they are responding to the laws of supply and demand in an increasingly mobile work environment.
Fred Hiatt1955–2021
A onetime foreign correspondent, Fred Hiatt greatly expanded The Post’s opinions department and wrote spirited columns and editorials on politics and foreign affairs.
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The announcement launches what is widely anticipated to be an ugly and divisive race centered on Donald Trump’s loss in the state in 2020.
A new survey determined that very few Latinos identify as “Latinx” (as opposed to “Hispanic” or “Latino/a”) and that 4 in 10 say that use of the term bothers them to at least some extent.
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Ravens tight end Mark Andrews cannot make a catch on a two-point conversion attempt during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers. (AP)
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Alabama will play Cincinnati in one semifinal while Michigan will take on Georgia in the other semifinal. Both games will be played Dec. 31.
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