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Multiple senators said the group of five Democrats, five Republicans and top White House officials agreed on the framework of an infrastructure agreement — including how to pay for it — and that lawmakers would brief President Biden personally on Thursday.
The president said he would crack down on gun stores that don’t follow federal rules, step up programs for recently released convicts and provides more support for police.
But health agencies and medical groups also said they “strongly encourage everyone 12 and older” to get vaccinated because the benefits far outweigh any potential risk.
The percentage of two- and four-year colleges and universities in each state that are requiring students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. (The Post)
More than 500 colleges and universities plan to require vaccination for at least some students and employees, mostly in states won by Joe Biden in 2020.
Now at 20 percent of new U.S. infections, the coronavirus variant that overwhelmed India and Britain threatens some parts of the country again, experts say.
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A Florida federal court issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday, delivering a legal blow to a key part of the Biden administration’s federal stimulus relief package that forgave agricultural debts to farmers of color.
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth castigated Republican lawmakers on Wednesday for downplaying the violence of the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.
People gather at a makeshift memorial for 215 children whose remains were buried near a former Indian residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, on June 4. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Cowessess First Nation said it made the “horrific and shocking” find at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. The number of graves could eclipse the 215 that were found on the grounds of a former residential school in British Columbia last month.
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Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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It was unclear how many civilians were killed in the airstrike, as well as who ordered it. The apparent bombing near the village of Togoga came as Africa’s second-most-populous nation counted ballots that will decide its next leader
The incident was either the sharpest escalation in Russia-NATO tensions in years or a manufactured outrage, depending on who was talking.
Khurshida Banu, 49, contracted covid-19 and suffered severe lung damage in February. Two weeks after she returned from the hospital, one of her eyes wouldn’t open. (Ronny Sen for The Post)
Human rights activists protest in Budapest last week. (AP)
The magnet school in Fairfax County extended admissions offers to more Black, Hispanic, female and economically disadvantaged students.
Parents and community members protest after the school board meeting was halted Tuesday. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
One person was arrested after a public comment session on the school district’s racial equity plans and transgender rights policy grew rancorous.
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The federal moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is set to expire June 30.
The billionaire investor has officially given away half of his Berkshire Hathaway shares to charitable causes.
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden speak with a priest as they leave St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the U.S. Catholic Church makes orthodoxy a matter of politics and debate, President Biden has refused to engage in public.
Your husband has a business that doesn't earn enough to pay bills. He agreed to find other work but hasn’t networked or had any interviews.
Her mom is living in India, and plans to help out with the new baby are up in the air.
Nanny job for “lovely family” includes no pay for overtime or time off.
A summer mural arts intern paints at Sitar Arts Center in Washington. (Sitar Arts Center)
First-time applicants and those reaching underserved communities are encouraged to apply to the National Endowment for the Arts.
“Rebel Hearts” tells the story of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the 1960s.
The new action role-playing title blends anime, visual novel stylings and a robust combat system that feels sleek and fun to use.