Democracy Dies in Darkness
With the shuttered Crummell School in the background, youths including 13-year-old Diamonte Powell, center, play football in the street in Ivy City last month.
In a neighborhood with vast wealth gaps and no playground, housing tensions threaten plans to build a recreation center at a long-closed school.
Georgia Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks ahead of former president Barack Obama's address in Atlanta in November. (Reuters)
The case stems from allegations that former president Donald Trump ordered his personal lawyer at the time, Michael Cohen, to make a hush-money payment to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels.
The 59-year-old California man is accused of selling the forgeries for $20 each. He now faces three felonies.
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The USPS is facing financial, service and public relations crises, but the president's new appointees could have an impact beyond restoring timely service.
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Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax, speaks at a dinner meeting at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., in 2018. (AP)
The conservative media entrepreneur became Donald Trump’s most quotable friend. His cable channel became one of the biggest promoters of Trump’s election-fraud fantasies.
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Rep. Elise Stefanik is disseminating them, and Arizona is engaged in a controversial recount of the state's largest county.
Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said the legislation is necessary to shore up public faith in elections. Critics said the rules will make it harder for many Floridians to cast their ballots.
Pentagon leaders are considering a proposal that would strip commanders of authority over assault prosecutions, a divisive step that is getting new support.
It opened the Ohio Republican to a torrent of online ridicule and swipes from political opponents as local and national media turned his drive into a parable on driver safety and political irony.
More than a dozen states have similar laws restricting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
James Morris Balagia, known as “DWI Dude,” was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for pocketing money that he falsely claimed would be bribes to officials for favorable treatment.
Officials in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. expect about 1 million young people to become eligible for a coronavirus vaccination as early as next week, when the two-dose Pfizer regimen for 12-to 15-year-olds could be federally authorized.
Hernan Palma says tactical officers botched the raid and pointed a gun at his teenage daughter.
The 9:30 Club, photographed from the second floor on March 19.
Like survivors in a lifeboat before any rescue is sighted, would spaces closed by the pandemic have different reactions to the possibility of doom? A photographer decided to find out.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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High temperatures are generally in the 60s. Saturday may be a decent outdoor day in between rainier ones.
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
Expectations for a strong economic recovery could have some repercussions for financial stability.
The companies played whack-a-mole in the days following Donald Trump’s banning to temporarily suspend other accounts sharing his words. 
Chicago Tribune newspaper delivery trucks wait to be loaded. (Bloomberg News)
Experts say Alden Global Capital’s bid to take over the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other newspapers isn’t what it seems.
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Abrams’s latest book, “While Justice Sleeps,” stars a beautiful, brilliant, Black Yale Law School grad who, as she puts it, “has to sort of save the world.”
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Besides being at the helm of what was then the wealthiest and most populous nation on Earth, the Song Dynasty emperor was also a painter.
Simon Heffer’s encyclopedic book about Victorian and Edwardian England offers a fascinating perspective on the present.