Democracy Dies in Darkness
Many Congressional Republicans have refused to acknowledge the election was not stolen, the baseless claim that drove thousands to take part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Kamala Harris and her sister, Maya, far right, spend time with their cousins in Jamaica. (Undated photo courtesy of Kamala Harris)
Donald Harris deemed teaching his children lessons about his homeland to be both a patriotic and a paternal duty.
Muriel Bowser told Americans to stay home during the inauguration. As always, she pushed for D.C. statehood.
A medical worker is reflected in equipment while treating a covid-19 patient in Houston. (Reuters)
It took 12 weeks for the death toll to rise from 200,000 to 300,000. The death toll has leaped from 300,000 to almost 400,000 in less than five weeks.
As the virus began spreading a year ago, there was pushback against maligning China with the labels like “China virus” or “Wuhan virus.” The World Health Organization says it’s working on a more neutral naming system.
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Alexei Navalny arrived from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August. Navalny and his allies claim the attack was carried out by Russian security agents. Moscow denies the accusation.
A Missouri senator with an elite pedigree appears to reach for the mantle of right-wing populism.
Phil Spector in a Los Angeles court in 2009. (Jae C. Hong/Pool/AP)
He was known as the creative force behind such hits as “Be My Baby” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” — and for disturbing behavior that culminated in a murder conviction in 2009.
The rocket was carrying 10 small satellites when it was launched from a 747 flying over the Pacific Ocean.
It’s not enough to simply present truthful information to the public. We need it to sink in.
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But it's unclear how receptive Iran's leadership remains to renegotiate with world powers after the President Trump pulled out of the pact.
Iranian police confiscated these machines allegedly used in bitcoin mining operations. (AP)
Iran's cheap energy and high inflation has made it a center for so-called cryptocurrency mining.
Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey agreed to ban Donald Trump from Twitter after tearful all-hands meetings, bitter dialogues and employee pushback. It was the biggest decision his company had ever faced.
Some people mistakenly identified as Capitol rioters have faced threats and harassment after internet "sleuths" shared their contact information online.
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Urban leaders see Buttigieg’s willingness to pursue “complete streets” as a promising sign in the incoming transportation secretary.
On orders of his publisher, Tom Lankford worked with the Alabama police and wiretapped the civil rights leaders he covered.
Researchers surveyed more than 3,000 people in California about racism, fear, disorder and firearms.
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience
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.
In an interesting twist, she found his take on their shared interests to be lacking in, well, substance.
Blend 111 chef Andrés-Julian Zuluaga brings delicious sophistication to the cross-cultural restaurant in Vienna
Women's coach Kim Mulkey, who returned after her own covid illness, admitted confusion over the virus makes her "uncomfortable coaching."
Buffalo clinching a spot in the AFC title game for the first time in 27 years was cause for celebration, and Bills fans found a good outlet for their emotions.
Alex Ovechkin scored his 707th career goal, but the Capitals lost, 4-3, to their rivals in Pittsburgh.
Phil Spector in 1989. (AP)
The record producer’s heinous behavior changes how we hear his work. So does time.
The white supremacist threat has been ignored for too long by law enforcement and pop culture.
Leslie takes over as the title character in Season 2 of the CW's “Batwoman,” after Ruby Rose's surprise departure.
Four comedians see different paths for life after President Trump.
The author of “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” delivers a magnificent, searing new story collection.