Democracy Dies in Darkness
While short of a concession, the president’s move paves the way for President-elect Joe Biden’s team to receive funding and security briefings, and sets in motion the steps needed for a peaceful transfer of power.
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If confirmed by the Senate, the former Federal Reserve chair would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department since the institution was founded in 1789.
From their perch as outsiders, many foreigners worry about President Trump’s refusal to concede and what it means about America’s role as a beacon of democracy.
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The Swinomish and Sauk-Suiattle tribes are working to restore salmon habitat along Nookachamps Creek, a tributary of the Skagit River near Mount Vernon, Wash. (Jovelle Tamayo for The Post)
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After a brutal storm in 2006, the Swinomish tribe off the coast of Washington state launched a strategy to deal with the effects of a warming planet. Now, 50 other native tribes have followed suit.
Taylor Swift and Megan Thee Stallion were also nominated in major categories. The 63rd Grammy Awards, hosted by comedian Trevor Noah, will air Jan. 31 at 8 p.m. on CBS.
Daraa was the cradle of the revolution. Two years after its recapture by government forces, killings are on the rise.
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New York was among the last of the country’s major cities to have a black mayor, but David Dinkins drew national attention because of the tumultuous era in which he ascended.
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How Trump's false election claims are keeping his movement alive
President Trump lost his bid for re-election, but he and many of his most fervent supporters have refused to accept it.
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Many of the president-elect's nominees for key posts served in the Obama administration.
With a single-digit majority, Democrats will have to show an unprecedented amount of cooperation — a tall order inside a caucus frequently riven by internal conflicts.
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Governments eager to relax the rules and people eager to enjoy themselves have given the virus a window. Now, winter is coming.
The Hollywood star said he would be ashamed if he didn’t speak out against Hungary’s “authoritarianism.”
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Haines, a lawyer by training, held senior national security roles in the Obama administration, including as the No. 2 at CIA.
The Ivy League university had severely restricted access to student housing in the fall. But now, with viral testing and public health measures, it will open up more.
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The company is hiring more content moderators as it enters new territory.
One of the largest awardees in a key pandemic relief operation redirected $3 million to its own nonprofit organization despite its lack of track record or capacity in delivering food to people in need, House Democrats allege.
Then-Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen listens during a news conference in 2017. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
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The position means getting into the trenches with a divided Congress.
The vulnerability demonstrated another pitfall of our increasingly connected cars.
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NFL Week 11Analysis
The Ravens' talented defense has been ravaged by injuries, the Eagles' offense is a mess, and the Dolphins have to navigate a tough schedule with a rookie QB.
The ACC’s showcase event originally was scheduled for Capital One Arena from March 9 through 13.
Washington defenders celebrate after James Smith-Williams sacked Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Ryan Finley in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
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This dreadful division is there for the taking. But taking it wouldn’t mask the work Washington still faces.
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The beloved museum remains relevant, and not just because it was founded in the wake of a pandemic.
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John Gray’s “Feline Philosophy” argues that cats have it all figured out.
Jennings, who once won 74 games in a row and claimed the show’s “Greatest of All Time” title in a competition last year, is set to host episodes that air in January.
The massively popular genre is inherently Black and inherently political: Poverty, racism, police violence and the genre’s own criminalization were persistent themes in its early days.
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"Saved by the Bell’s" newest class holds its own against the original in Peacock’s reboot.