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Nearly 2,000 companies and other groups have already engaged with Washington officials about infrastructure this year, according to filings, and the intensity is expected to pick up.
Calling out Texas and Florida, the president criticized measures that penalize schools and businesses for requiring masks or vaccines. He also encouraged cities to require vaccinations to enter public places.
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Sydney McLaughlin finishes just ahead of Dalilah Muhammad to capture the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles. (AP)
Muhammad ran a race worthy of the gold medal and produced a time that broke the world record, but her U.S. teammate caught and passed her on the final sprint.
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Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States25312379
2China32221670
3Russian O.C.14211853
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Shontel Brown campaigns during a get-out-the-vote event in Cleveland on Saturday. (Getty Images)
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A police officer was fatally stabbed in a violent encounter outside the Pentagon on Tuesday morning. The officer’s alleged assailant was also killed.
The Taliban said the attack on acting Afghan defense minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, who survived the attack, was in retaliation for escalating government attacks on Taliban fighters.
Thousands of residents fled the fires as emergency services dropped water from the sky.
Ilya Chekh, chief of Motorica, which produces innovative hand protheses for adults and children, at the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow. (Arthur Bondar for The Post)
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The council voted unanimously on a plan that boosts social programs, thanks in part to billions in federal funds and a new tax hike on the rich.
Adventist Health Care Fort Washington Medical Center is seeing fewer seniors and more young people reporting covid symptoms. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
The anxiety for many physicians and health-care workers is creeping back as they watch an uptick in the region’s coronavirus caseload and infection rate.
This file photo shows the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft secured atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. (AFP/Getty Images)
Boeing was hoping to kick off Orbital Flight Test 2 at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday. The capsule and rocket were poised to blast off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
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The report by an outside law firm was commissioned by the NCAA this spring amid an outcry over disparities between its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.
Washington’s veteran left-hander continued his inconsistent season, yielding a homer on the first pitch he threw and then two more in a three-run seventh.
Nick Kyrgios fell to Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the Citi Open. (Michael Blackshire/The Post)
The roller coaster ride that has been Kyrgios’s tennis career careened into Washington’s Citi Open on Tuesday, but the thrill was short-lived.
Travel comes with the territory for pro tennis players, but some said adjusting to the time change had an impact on sleep schedules.
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