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.
Described as a grass-roots uprising, the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol followed events planned by establishment Republicans and their activist allies.
Vice Presdident Pence is accepting President-elect Biden’s win in a way President Trump has not, helping Biden solidify his transition to power. That benefits Biden and Pence for now, but a volatile political landscape lies ahead for both.
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.
Northeast Regional trains will end their trips at Union Station on Tuesday and Wednesday, skipping the stations in Virginia.
A massive security operation is under way ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting conflict-zone comparisons that have drawn pushback from some who say such remarks trivialize war.
Razor wire tops a perimeter fence surrounding the Capitol on Thursday. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Two groups might be allowed to protest inside the secure zone with a Park Service permit, as legal experts caution against government overreach.
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.
Big Tech’s takedowns of sites like Parler has led some on the far right to migrate to encrypted apps, officials say.
The suit amounts to a pressure tactic to get Apple to act toward Telegram as it already has toward Parler, a social media site that swelled with calls for violence and insurrection ahead of the Capitol siege, according to researchers. 
Starbucks closed some New York City stores on Sunday “out of an abundance of caution” as cities braced for protests and potential unrest ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration
Phil Spector in 1989. (AP)
The record producer’s heinous behavior changes how we hear his work. So does time.
Leslie takes over as the title character in Season 2 of the CW's “Batwoman,” after Ruby Rose's surprise departure.
“I’ve been a few places and seen a few things, and I want to try to put what’s happening to us now in context.”
The white supremacist threat has been ignored for too long by law enforcement and pop culture.
The author of “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self” delivers a magnificent, searing new story collection.