Democracy Dies in Darkness
After voting through the night on amendments, senators approved the pandemic relief measure this afternoon and sent it back to the House, where it's expected to pass quickly.
The White House is treating the fast-growing influx mostly as a logistical challenge, taking measures to accommodate it rather than change the upward trend.
More than 30 Texas power plants failed during a 2011 winter freeze and again in 2021, despite warnings about the need to winterize their equipment.
Bruce Springsteen, left, and former president Barack Obama recorded a podcast episode together. (Rob DeMartin/Spotify via AP)
Both couples exited the White House in their early 50s, with plenty of time and moneymaking options. Now they're brands — and massive content creators.
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The 1996 slaying of a New York police officer and another man was pursued aggressively, with then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani vowing that justice would be served swiftly.
Black and White protesters picket outside the White House in 1930. (Library of Congress)
On International Unemployment Day, the integrated demonstration outside the White House — and in many U.S. cities — was met with violence.
The broadcast will air against a backdrop of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, with questions raised over how women are treated compared to men, especially a biracial American woman who marries a prince.
“He demanded if I lived there because ‘you look suspicious.’ I showed my keys & buzzed myself into my building. He left, no apology.”
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'Not an hour goes by that my mom isn't remembered'
People 80 and older in Italy — 7 percent of the population — have accounted for 60 percent of the nation’s covid-19 deaths. Susanna Molon lost her mother.
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Agencies were given guidelines on how to implement an order revoking actions that undermined federal unions and facilitated faster firing of federal workers.
President Biden’s pick for deputy attorney general faces her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) on Friday voted against the inclusion of a $15-an-hour minimum wage hike in the coronavirus relief bill. (Video: The Post; photo: Reuters)
The Democratic senator's vote recalls the late Arizona senator John McCain (R), and it drew ire from the left.
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A candlelight vigil is held in front of the Saudi Embassy in Washington on Oct. 2, 2019, to mark the first anniversary of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. (Reuters)
The Saudi crown prince faces possible crimes against humanity charges as the German justice system considers some crimes so grave — such as genocide and war crimes — that impunity and normal territorial restraints on prosecutions should not apply.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
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