Democracy Dies in Darkness
On Tuesday, thousands of Southern Baptists will gather in Nashville to vote on issues that will shape the massive denomination’s future, including the choice of its next president.
The Bidens meet Queen Elizabeth II in Cornwall. (EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
Over the past seven decades, Queen Elizabeth II has met almost every U.S. president in venues ranging from Balmoral Castle to baseball stadiums. Here are some highlights.
It’s harder to build a message against big government spending after Trump officials oversaw a $9 trillion jump in the federal debt.
The international soccer tournament, which President Jair Bolsonaro greenlit with little warning late last month, will begin Sunday in Brazil against a backdrop of controversy and fear.
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States and businesses in the spring of 2021 are pushing adults to get vaccinated against the coronavirus with a number of creative offerings.
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) has sponsored a bill to eliminate the overtime exemption for live-in domestic workers. (Salwan Georges/The  Post)
The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act excluded farmworkers, domestic workers and other professions dominated by workers of color.
Shane Wayne Michael allegedly coughed and spit on an Iowa man and said, referring to covid-19, “If I have it, you have it!”
Early in the pandemic passenger numbers fell by as much as 95 percent from normal levels.
The Education Department  announced a one-year delay in implementing major changes to the federal financial aid application, which Congress secured in the year-end spending package.
Josh Jones sands chairs on the back patio of the Westin in Snowmass Village, Colo., on May 12, 2020. (Kelsey Brunner/Aspen Times/AP)
Driving the change is an increased movement by hotels away from daily room cleaning, a change accelerated during the pandemic as a safety protocol.
Metro’s Cleveland Park station will be one of two Red Line stops closed for at least two weekends in August to upgrade ventilation fans, the transit agency said. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
A Metro tunnel ventilation and platform canopy replacement project will cause months of delays and station closures on the Red Line starting next month through the end of the year.
Dawson Thomson, 2, and Sean Thomson, 34, were found Friday.
A 31-year-old IT worker heard a woman screaming in the parking lot.
The northern section of Beach Drive will stay car-free at least into the fall.
Two of the world's biggest soccer tournaments overlap this month. Here's where to find fans of your favorite team, or just a great soccer bar.
Dauphine’s nails so many of the details, with design to match.
Our favorite activities are coming back as restrictions officially lift across the region.
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In the wake of the recent fighting, we asked a Palestinian American entrepreneur who lives near Ramallah and an Israeli journalist who lives near Tel Aviv to correspond with each other.
The surgeon who treated the war wounds of the former senator was Armenian. Now, finally, the United States, has formally recognized the 1915 atrocity.
The Nationals’ ace recorded just one out before leaving with an apparent leg injury, adding another layer of struggle to a team already on uncertain ground.
A Jazz reprise has old and new NBA fans dancing together in Utah.
Kevin Durant is averaging 31.8 points per game during the playoffs. (Adam Hunger/AP)
The star forward for the Brooklyn Nets never questioned his ability to return to greatness after suffering an Achilles’ injury two years ago.
The NBA legend, who helped pick the finalists for his namesake award, says activism is in the league’s DNA.
With victory over Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic turns to Sunday's French Open final with a chance to move within one of Roger Federer and Nadal's record-tying 20 Grand Slams.
Volunteers with the Capital Area Food Bank deliver boxes of food to the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center in Washington in April. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
Too many food programs focus on providing adequate calories rather than adequate nutrition, experts say.
You were raised to believe you had the inescapable responsibility to be perfect at everything. It’s making you miserable.
Wealthy ex-wife is inviting a large group that likes to drink. Should he pay half?
Reader is annoyed that one night she made dinner and he didn’t eat it.
The HBO show lets one of the most recognizable supporting players in Hollywood seize a true star turn.
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We have everything you need to know to prep for the video-game industry’s showcase event, including how to watch online, the presentation schedule and the big reveals that have already happened.
Dancer Samara Rittinger warms up at Wolf Trap. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)
Silhouettes mark the dissonance between society’s control and one’s sense of self.