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Biden watched three presidents fail to end a war he saw as distracting from bigger threats like China and Russia. Now he’s pulling the plug.
At a weekly party meeting, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer left open the possibility of using the budget process known as reconciliation to approve the roughly $2 trillion package with only 51 votes.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with reporters at the White House on Tuesday. (AP)
Their goal was to protect the public and be transparent, but critics worry they overreacted and might undermine vaccine confidence.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s possible desire to antagonize the Iranians and disrupt negotiations is only one wrinkle in the tangled politics surrounding the nuclear talks.
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Minneapolis criminal defense attorney Thomas Gallagher explained how police officers can use traffic stops to enforce laws that make "trivial things" illegal.
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Capitol Police officer William “Billy” Evans was honored on Capitol Hill on April 13. (Video: JM Rieger/Photo: Matt McClain/The Post)
Evans was killed April 2 when he and another Capitol Police officer, standing in front of a barricade near the Russell Senate Office Building, were struck by a car whose driver intentionally rammed the barrier, authorities said. 
President Biden plans to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from the country by the 20th anniversary of the attacks, on Sept. 11 this year. How many troops are in the country, and what is the situation on the ground?
Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny is so weakened from his hunger strike that he had to lie down several times when talking with his wife, Yulia, she said.
People wait to receive a coronavirus vaccine at a clinic in Baghdad on April 11. (AP)
Tamara Amer helped him beat back cancer, and together they dreamed of being vaccinated against the coronavirus. In recent weeks, the vaccines had given medical workers renewed hope that a route out of the pandemic was possible. Instead, the caseload is peaking. 
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A Virginia woman who died after suffering from a rare blood clot is one of six cases authorities are examining to determine whether the illnesses are related to the vaccine.
The project plans to add lanes near the Dulles Toll Road to the American Legion Bridge, which Maryland and Virginia have agreed to widen.
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Historians say the site at Mount Vernon is rich in importance that goes beyond the first president, including archaeological traces of indigenous people, history of enslaved African Americans and 19th century Quakers who settled in the area.
Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s CEO, tells The Post that there’s no quick fix to a problem that has seen automakers around the world cut back on production.
An image of NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter with its blades unlocked. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
NASA's historic attempt to operate a helicopter on the Red Planet for the first time is postponed. The situation is "fluid."
The plans of some of the large employers could have far-reaching consequences beyond the tech industry.
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Azaria said “part of me feels like I need to go around to every single Indian person in this country.”
“The Talk” resumed Monday after a nearly month-long hiatus following a heated conversation about racism that resulted in an internal investigation and Sharon Osbourne's departure from the show.
Simon Godwin is artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company. (KK Ottesen for The Post)
“Idol” host Ryan Seacrest said Wyatt Pike left the competition and offered no other explanation, which sent viewers into a frenzy.
Some of the stories in Murakami’s new collection revisit a simple plot.