Democracy Dies in Darkness
Secret Service agents near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
The new depiction of the Secret Service — which has endured controversy from a prostitution scandal and security missteps during the Obama years to allegations of politicization under Trump — has cast new doubt on the agency's  independence and credibility.
Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, left, and Brett M. Kavanaugh at the 2019 State of the Union. (AP)
Observers say this term should be seen as much as the beginning of an era at the court as the culmination of years of work to solidify a conservative majority.
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Noctilucent clouds, photographed Thursday in Denmark. (Oliver Schwenn/Spaceweathergallery)
Sky watchers in Oregon, Washington, England and Canada have spotted "noctilucent clouds," the rarest on Earth.
July Fourth
Fireworks explode over the Old Stone School in Hillsboro, Va., on June 26. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
In many places, the big story over the long weekend will be the heat, but some storms will pepper the nation’s midsection. A few could be severe.
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The houseboats have been scenes of history, hosting diplomats, spies, belly dancers and generations of residents trying to escape Cairo's noise and heat.
Killer whales are displacing great whites as the apex predator off the South African coast, a study found. It could have destabilizing effects on the ecosystem.
In a letter, the chamber’s chief security officer urged Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (D) to enforce laws that “squarely prohibit picketing at the homes of Supreme Court Justices.”
Officials say they hope the cameras bring transparency, but questions remain on how they will be used.
A couple and their children have been living out of a van. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
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Olney Theatre Center production of the classic musical features deaf and hearing actors.
On June 23, the Potomac, Md., museum opened a new, custom-designed pavilion housing a monumental 2017 sculptural installation by Richard Serra.