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The vote was 49 to 51; 60 were needed for it to advance. The new bill, written to satisfy concerns raised by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), was a scaled-down version of a proposal that Republicans blocked earlier this year.
A decision is unlikely until November because of other matters before the agency, which is expected soon to authorize a booster of Moderna’s vaccine for those 65 and older or at special risk of covid-19, and an extra shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for people 18 and older.
Former teachers Lanee Higgins, Stephen Lane and Peggy McAloon. (Stephen Voss for The Post)
Seven educators explain how the pandemic drove them to finally say: Enough is enough. While their specific reasons for resigning vary, they are now united by the act of walking away.
For the president and his allies in Congress, the next few days could be critical: Democratic leaders hope they can finally broker a truce to end the public feuding between the party’s ambitious liberals and spending-weary moderates.
Jonathan and Diana Toebbe could face life in prison for allegedly trying to sell secrets about advanced nuclear submarines. They have a court hearing Wednesday. Who were the Annapolis couple before their arrest?
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The ship’s sailors were ill prepared to fight the fire and lacked enough functional equipment to do their jobs, investigators said.
Prosecutors in Westchester County have subpoenaed tax records related to former president Donald Trump’s club, signaling a previously unknown criminal inquiry into the Trump Organization.
Border Patrol agents process migrants in Roma, Tex., on Oct. 1. (Reuters)
U.S. Customs and Border Protection data obtained by The Post shows authorities took more than 1.7 million migrants into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border during the 2021 fiscal year. That leaves the Biden administration in an awkward position as it increasingly relies on Mexico to tighten enforcement.
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Lobbyists from industry associations and unions, as well as some private anti-vaccine individuals, are lining up to take meetings with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is in the process of finalizing the rule that will apply to some 80 million workers.
An attendee tries on Oculus Go goggles in 2018 during F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. (AP)
The company has long tried to change the subject to distract the world from its problems. Now it is reportedly planning to rebrand itself with a name change, according to a report in the Verge.
The District of Columbia suit was filed in 2018 and stems from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.