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Dabney L. Friedrich of Washington called allegations that federal officials conspired to enable a photo op of President Donald Trump holding a Bible too speculative.
A procedural vote on the For the People Act is expected to fail Tuesday because of a Republican filibuster. In response, advocates are preparing a last-ditch campaign to change Senate rules.
Administration officials are eager to show that the president is attuned to the issue and taking concrete steps to reduce crime, people familiar with the plans said.
Merrick Garland has been criticized by some Democrats over recent legal decisions, but the new attorney general insists he is plotting a straight course.
The former president and his trusted lieutenant both head to Trump Tower as prosecutors press Allen Weisselberg to turn on his boss.
Protesters rally against Nigeria’s rogue police, otherwise know as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, in October. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
As a result of intense search efforts, or happenstance, or both, the bodies of missing Nigerians have turned up at mortuaries and anatomy labs, nameless and without an easy explanation of how they arrived — or how they died. Rights groups and international watchdogs say many are never found.
Nassib, a 28-year-old defensive lineman for the Las Vegas Raiders, said on Instagram that he “agonized over this moment for the last 15 years.”
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The NCAA had contested a lower-court ruling that would allow colleges to offer greater academic-related perks to Division I football and men’s and women’s basketball players.
The move reflects how the president’s attitude on drug laws has shifted over his long tenure in elected office.
An aerial photo of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in December 2017. (AP)
UNESCO, the world body’s educational, scientific and cultural agency, recommended placing the massive coral ecosystem on the list, citing the threat it is under from climate change. Australia’s environmental minister said the country would “strongly oppose” the recommendation.
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First-grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed. In her Arizona school, that debate was much more personal.
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The Rhode Island Democrat was asked whether the club has any non-White members. “I think the people who are running the place are still working on that, and I’m sorry it hasn’t happened yet,” he said.
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A proposal by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) almost certainly won't become law, but it signaled a softening by Democrats on voter ID.
Golfers play at at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx on May 4. (AP)
Mayor Bill de Blasio terminated former president Donald Trump’s contract earlier this year, citing his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The new sanctions come four weeks after the country's strongman leader forced down a commercial airliner and arrested a dissident journalist who was a passenger onboard.
Ethiopia’s prime minister was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. Now, international observers say his government could be participating in war crimes.
The 28 Tasmanian devils released on Maria Island grew to an estimated 100 by 2016. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Arlington resident is starring in Round House’s filmed production of the rock music-infused play ‘We’re Gonna Die.’
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
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Eugene Izotov is principal oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, which recently returned to live concerts with an audience. (James Cornsilk/The Post)
Americans are shedding their sweatpants and venturing back to the workplace as more states reopen. People across the country described their return after 15 months at home.
American isn't the only carrier running into scheduling issues as demand for travel ramps up. Passengers may have to adjust their expectations and pack patience for their summer trips.
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The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Lorna Mott Comes Home” is signature Johnson: a delightful, jet-setting comedy of manners.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
The British publisher made children’s books popular; 100 years ago his name was suggested for a new U.S. prize.
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