Democracy Dies in Darkness
Anne Milgram, critic of criminal-justice system, would shape drug enforcement amid a worsening opioid crisis, if she is confirmed.
A view of Devil’s Canyon, also called Ga’an Canyon by the Apache, at Oak Flat, about 60 miles east of Phoenix. (Robert A. Witzeman/Maricopa Audubon Society)
Native Americans desperately want to protect Oak Flat, a sacred site near Phoenix, from a mining operation. On Tuesday, a House Natural Resources subcommittee will hold a hearing on the future of the land, which sits on one of the largest untapped copper deposits in North America.
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Congressional Republicans said on April 11 President Biden's infrastructure plan is too expensive — and too wide ranging to be called an “infrastructure” bill.
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Mexico says it has no room for many of the Central American families the Biden administration planned to expel.
The original photos were taken as part of the induction into the infamous Tuol Sleng prison, which operated from 1975 to 1979, a place where thousands of Cambodians were tortured and died during the Khmer Rouge’s reign of terror.
The cost of caring for the substantial aging population has fallen disproportionately on women, many of them unmarried, who have sacrificed careers and retirement savings to care for their elders.
Prescott Noll, 15, is learning virtually through Loudoun County Public Schools. (Jennifer Noll)
Students who are continuing with virtual learning because of preference or medical concerns have found that the remote experience is suddenly different in ways both big and small.
The Trump-era tax break for well-off older adults comes as President Biden aims to raise taxes on corporations and wealthy Americans.
Cargo ships are backlogged in San Francisco Bay. (Melina Mara/Post)
The situation threatens to grow more dire in the coming months, industry experts say, as mariners desperately try to access coronavirus vaccines, their situation complicated by a web of complex logistics and workplaces often situated thousands of miles offshore.
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