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In an interview with Bob Woodward in July, Colin Powell discussed his myeloma cancer, Parkinson’s disease, Afghanistan, Jan. 6 and his wife, Alma, who was at the center of his life for 58 years.
The former president and his lawyers argued that the records are protected by executive privilege. The committee is investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol as well as Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.
The court told Texas to respond to the filing by Thursday, an indication that it could act within days. And it also called for a response on that day to a request by abortion providers to speed consideration of their challenge of the law.
First lady Jill Biden and Robin Jackson walk outside Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia, S.C. (White House)
Biden told the South Carolina congregation she stopped praying for years after the death of her son, Beau, to brain cancer.
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The trial of three White men opened with attorneys arguing over whether hot-button issues such as the Confederate flag and the Black Lives Matter movement are relevant in determining whether a potential juror can impartially weigh the facts of Arbery’s 2020 killing.
Noodle chef Takashi Nakamoto is a former member of the yakuza criminal network. He now owns a 13-seat restaurant in Kitakyushu, Japan. (Taro Karibe for The Post)
It doesn’t help that ex-yakuza members carry the symbols of their former life: Full-body tattoos and missing pinkies.
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EPA Administrator Michael Regan announces the agency's plans to regulate PFAS during an event Monday in Raleigh, N.C. (AP)
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will move with urgency to set enforceable drinking water limits on certain substances that do not break down naturally and have turned up in the water supplies of communities around the country.
British tabloids said the prince was “channeling James Bond” with his green velvet jacket at the Earthshot awards.
Gen. Colin Powell and his wife, Alma, in November 1995 at the news conference where he announced that he would not seek the presidency. (Dudley M. Brooks/The Post)
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Gen. Powell was heavily recruited for president on the hope that he’d be another George Washington or Dwight Eisenhower.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced the agreement in the run-up to this week’s meeting of NATO defense ministers. Moscow’s aggressive behavior in the Black Sea region is expected to take center stage during those talks.
Newly released prisoners wave from a bus as they depart from Insein Prison in Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images)
The move has been cast by some analysts as a gesture to placate Southeast Asian neighbors at a strategic and necessary moment.
Already busy hospitals brace for a possible severe flu season and urge vaccination against both illnesses.
The group helped draw a map for former Republican Congressman Tom Davis, who submitted it to the the state’s bipartisan redistricting panel. The map under debate closely resembles his proposal.
Stacey Abrams campaigns for Terry McAuliffe at a rally in Norfolk as the race for Virginia governor intensifies. (Steve Helber/AP)
With Election Day a little more than two weeks away, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is busting out the big names to try to boost voter turnout — particularly among African Americans.