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The vast majority of Americans say they oppose the actions of the Capitol rioters, and smaller majorities say President Trump bears responsibility and should be removed from office and disqualified from serving again, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.
D.C. officers describe being battered by flagpoles, beaten with their own clubs and choked by bear spray as they defended the U.S. Capitol.
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal includes more than $1 trillion in direct relief to families and $350 billion in emergency funds for state, local and tribal governments. He is aiming to get GOP support, although the price tag is likely to be too high for many Republicans to accept.
The Trump administration has balked at providing access to information and failed to consult with its successors on issues such as vaccine distribution.
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The country has access to up to 414 million doses for a population of 38 million. The United States is vaccinating people three times as fast.
Pfizer and Moderna have been working to increase production and reporting success, but supply will fall short of global demand. Other vaccine companies are lagging on manufacturing.
The funding would create a national vaccination program, expand testing, hire public health workers and help detect new virus strains.
While wealthy nations move forward with mass vaccinations, options for many developing countries are limited.
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Harrison, 44, a former chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party, raised more than $130 million in his effort to defeat Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R) last year, making himself a well-known name among Democrats nationwide. 
President-elect Joe Biden added more than a half-dozen new members to his climate team. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)
He named a raft of additional hires Thursday, forming what observers say is the most robust climate-focused group assembled in the West Wing.
It may take historians years to grasp the full implications of the social media hurricane that President Trump conjured. But it took just a single week to hear what happened when that storm headed out to sea.
Donald Trump Jr. would be the second of the president’s children to be deposed, after Ivanka Trump.
A leadership vacuum at the agencies responsible for protecting the nation can be traced to President Trump’s tempestuous relationships with his Cabinet secretaries.
The 1923 Beer Hall Putsch is being invoked as a cautionary tale for Washington in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.
The decision comes amid a broader tug-of-war between privacy activists and authorities in Europe over how to police coronavirus restrictions.
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Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
You can access such popular exhibitions as “America’s Presidents” and “The First Ladies” online.
It rose almost $7.8 trillion during his time in the White House — approaching World War II levels, relative to the size of the economy. This time around, it will be much harder to dig ourselves out.
After falling to a historic low, the 30-year fixed-rate average jumped to 2.79 percent this week.
Betsy Hebron-Marks, owner of A Touch of Class Caterers, in the kitchen she has not used since March in Capitol Heights, Md. (Deb Lindsey for The Post)
Weddings, holiday bashes and inauguration parties aren't happening. Companies around the country are getting creative, but they're still laying off workers and losing millions.
Employers have been quick to separate themselves from employees and affiliates that took part in, or in any way supported, the mob's rhetoric.
New unemployment claims filed last week jumped by 181,000 from the week before to 965,000, the largest increase since the beginning of the pandemic, in another sign the coronavirus continues to hamper the economic recovery.
Samsung is doing an about-face on high flagship phone prices while it tries to zoom ahead of Apple in cameras.
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Married for 50 years to Fred Rogers, she inspired Queen Sara, the royal lady of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and carried on his message of kindness.
The country star’s new double album overstays its welcome. But it’s perfect for Spotify.
After initially resisting the role, Odom is getting Oscar buzz as an actor and songwriter for the Regina King-directed film “One Night in Miami.”
The show, postponed at the National Gallery until 2023, reflects us in a state we may not want to face, but need to.
This spring, the star-studded show is being remade into six days of smaller events performed before live and virtual audiences.