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The Defense Department had defended the Aug. 29 operation as a “righteous strike,” saying that officials believed the car was loaded with explosives for an imminent attack. In fact, the driver was a longtime aid worker for a U.S.-based group and was hauling water cans for his family.
The decision to recall the diplomats underscored French anger over an agreement by the U.S. and Britain to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines.
Medical workers pronate a 39-year-old unvaccinated covid-19 patient in the intensive care unit at St. Luke's Boise Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, on Aug. 31. (AP)
The most feared scenarios of the pandemic are happening in parts of the United States as infections remain at surge levels. The country is averaging about 153,000 new covid cases and 1,940 deaths each day this week.
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California firefighters are attempting to save General Sherman and other trees in Sequoia National Park by wrapping their bases in aluminum.
Top left clockwise: Mitzi Jonelle Tan; flames in the Philippines; Dominique Palmer; flood debris in Germany (Getty Images)
Young people coming of age in an era of natural disasters are facing another struggle, too: growing anxiety about climate change. Experts warn of the emotional toll that will come from the warming of the planet, which for many people, now feels a lot more up close.
Urns containing the cremated remains of 13 Maricopa County residents are placed in their resting place at White Tanks Cemetery. (Caitlin O’Hara for The Post)
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There are no official statistics about how many unclaimed bodies are buried across America, but a six-month Post investigation that included more than 100 interviews with medical examiners and officials from Maine to California found that every year tens of thousands of lives end this way.
Leaundra Mathews, 23, has been charged with conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and first-degree murder. She and her sister, Lemae Mathews, were 18 at the time of their brother’s death.
Blinding rain fell during rush hour on asphalt and concrete surfaces with inadequate runoff.
A four-month D.C. amnesty program gives an opportunity to pay outstanding tickets with the penalties waived, but the original fines remain. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
The four-month amnesty deal began June 1 as the city ended a year-long pandemic-induced reprieve from some ticketing.
Foraging is “like the adult Easter egg hunt, just going out and finding something. It’s very primal.”
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.
The Nats must develop more players who are worth paying good money to see, so Septembers at the ballpark can go back to being electric.
The No. 8 Bearcats will have a chance to make a statement with games at Indiana and Notre Dame in the next three weeks.
Maryland's head coach has had many stops along his career path, but the D.C. area has remained at the center.
From left, Jennifer Aniston, Billy Crudup and Reese Witherspoon in “The Morning Show.” (Apple TV Plus)
Apple TV Plus's once-marquee series, "The Morning Show," flails at its attempts to tell thornier stories about #MeToo in its sophomore outing.
The actress who made her name in “Bring It On” talks about her new book, “You Got Anything Stronger?”