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The global specter of Donald Trump has transformed itself from an active storm to a threatening cloud, creating an overseas atmosphere in which President Biden was greeted with equal parts optimism and skepticism.
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As much of the world begins emerging from the coronavirus pandemic lockdown for Pride celebrations around the world, we asked readers to share why and how they celebrate.
On Tuesday, thousands of Southern Baptists will gather in Nashville to vote on issues that will shape the massive denomination’s future, including the choice of its next president.
Thousands of people across the country gathered to oppose efforts to clamp down on what teachers can say in class about racism, sexism and oppression.
Iran wants guarantees that a future U.S. administration will not reverse any accord, and the United States wants follow-on talks on other issues.
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The roots of former president Donald Trump’s power in the Republican Party can be traced back to the backlash following the 2008 election and financial crisis.
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The international soccer tournament, which President Jair Bolsonaro greenlit with little warning late last month, will begin Sunday in Brazil against a backdrop of controversy and fear.
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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele speaks during a news conference in San Salvador last week. (Jose Cabezas/Reuters)
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The vote reflected dismay over the slow pace of reforms since the ouster of longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
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At Marbury Plaza in Southeast Washington, lack of air conditioning is just the latest problem. Now residents are looking for a way out.
The northern section of Beach Drive will stay car-free at least into the fall.
From rental aid to flooding infrastructure, the region is considering options for using the nearly half a billion dollars it is expected to receive from the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package over the next two years.
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The surgeon who treated the war wounds of the former senator was Armenian. Now, finally, the United States, has formally recognized the 1915 atrocity.
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Right-hander Erick Fedde returned from the injured list and delivered five shutout innings to lift the Nationals to a 2-0 win in the first game of a doubleheader.
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Volunteers with the Capital Area Food Bank deliver boxes of food to the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center in Washington in April. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
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After the coronavirus shutdown, last summer’s protests for racial justice, the January insurrection and the near-death experience in which our democracy is still embroiled, this feels like a moment for testing, prodding and questioning.
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