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The suit alleges that Mary Trump, the New York Times and at least three of the newspaper’s reporters participated in an “insidious plot” to obtain records about the former president’s finances.
Travis Hutchinson collects trash in Kenner, La. (Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate/AP)
When the city lost power, people tossed the contents of their refrigerators into garbage bags that have been left to rot. The hazards of the uncollected trash and debris have been exacerbated by rain and soaring temperatures.
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People gather at a Sept. 21, 2021, rally at the University of Oklahoma calling for more protection for the campus community during the pandemic. (Amit R. Baishya)
Despite increased precautions at many campuses in the summer before students returned, the reality on the ground has hit some faculty members hard as they face crowded rooms full of unmasked students..
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A dog nibbles on black soldier fly larvae. (EnviroFlight)
Despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” bugs could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry.
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Many of the former president's endorsements is aimed at either unseating one of his critics or installing someone who has promoted some of his most far-flung false stolen-election claims.
The investigation was opened following the release of a memo from the Texas Education Agency that says “school systems cannot require students or staff to wear a mask.” (AFP/Getty Images)
It said it was opening a civil rights investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) ban, pressing its fight with GOP governors over their pandemic policies. The Education Dept. had earlier said that its Office of Civil Rights was investigating Iowa, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.
Charlotte Charles, the mother of Harry Dunn, takes part in a demonstration during then-President Donald Trump’s visit to London in December 2019. (AP)
The collision that killed Dunn became a diplomatic dispute. A criminal case is still pending.
Evergrande, China’s second-largest real estate firm, signaled overnight that it would make a $36 million interest payment on Thursday.
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Former Senator Al Franken kicks off his stand up tour this month. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
The recovering politician on Saturday launched “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour,” which pokes fun at many of Franken’s former colleagues. It’s his first extended stand-up stint since he resigned in 2018 after several women accused him of groping and kissing, allegations he has denied.
The other half of the book is an account of Joe Biden’s campaign and early presidency, and as the authors shift between narratives, the reader must reckon with wildly differing realities.
Co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall led tributes to the actor, who played Stanford Blatch in the series.
Don Hollway’s new novel is a fast-paced saga based on the life of Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer.
Dan Stevens plays an automaton designed to be the perfect man, but he’s a little stiff.