Democracy Dies in Darkness
The president spoke in somber tones as he unveiled a covid-19 plan, comparing the situation to a war and warned that deaths could top 500,000 next month.
President Biden has pledged to pursue a “bold" agenda on LGBTQ issues. But his order outraged some social conservatives, who said it would threaten women’s rights. 
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President Biden is unwinding the Trump environmental legacy while forging his own, with administration officials suggesting that they will go well beyond reversing the previous administration’s policies. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
The new president can either listen to Republican calls for bipartisanship, or he can heed the advice of some allies who believe that GOP lawmakers are merely setting traps to end up in gridlock.
The national press — battered by four years of abuse by the president — runs the risk of being seduced by an administration that often reflects its values.
Safety reports filed with the federal government show flight attendants being repeatedly taunted and verbally abused by passengers, including some who called the virus a “political hoax.”
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Byung J. “BJay” Pak suddenly stepped down earlier this month as then-President Trump waged a pressure campaign on Georgia officials over the election.
Ann Cutbill Lenane danced on a car outside the Trump hotel in Manhattan after Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the election. (Michael Noble Jr. for The Post)
New financial disclosures show the depth of his financial problems, compounded by his role in the Capitol riot.
With Q having vanished and Trump out of office, far-right extremist groups are targeting disillusioned believers online in hopes of further radicalizing them to a new cause.
European leaders fear the U.K. variant and others could overwhelm their medical systems. Germany proposed strict, temporary bans on travel to the E.U. from countries where mutated forms of the coronavirus are already prevalent.
The pandemic makes it harder for students and counselors to address mental health problems.
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While engaging in negotiations, the president is also preparing to impose new costs on Russia pending an intelligence assessment and is ruling out a “reset” in relations with Moscow, senior officials said.
The fracas began Wednesday when the Biden administration asked now-former general counsel Peter Robb to resign, a White House official said.
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President Biden has said Pete Buttigieg, as transportation secretary, would play a key role in helping the country recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn speaks at the Pentagon on March 26, 2020. (Department of Defense)
The brother of disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn defended his actions in the U.S. military's deliberations over how to respond to the assault on the Capitol.
With a veteran reporter taking the place of controversial overseer Michael Pack, the dominoes started falling in other top offices.
For thousands of Americans, their first trip to the nation’s capital was to either storm the Capitol or to protect it.
After a brief pandemic respite from filing collections lawsuits for past-due debt, private student loan companies have resumed legal action.
A lawyers’ group has filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York’s courts.
State leaders cited research showing that schools are not virus “superspreaders,” while making the case that the academic and social-emotional toll of virtual schooling is too great.
The move comes even as the rate of new daily coronavirus infections in the city has stayed well above the target for such Phase 2 activities for more than two months.
Authorities are starting to dismantle barriers and fencing around D.C. now that the inauguration is over. (Matt McClain/The Post)
After a peaceful Inauguration Day, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser requested the D.C. National Guard be on “standby” until Jan. 30 to deal with “white extremism” and other threats.
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As shoppers 60 and older head online, major retailers and consumer goods brands are scrambling to meet them there.
The review would be the first major case for the Facebook-funded Oversight Board, an independent watchdog organization.
The appointments of Rebecca Kelly Slaughter as acting chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission and Jessica Rosenworcel at the Federal Communications Commission come as Democrats prepare to roll back a slew of deregulatory actions implemented by the Trump administration.
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Nick Sirianni on the Colts sideline during the regular-season finale. (Zach Bolinger/AP)
The Philadelphia Eagles have chosen Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni to replace Doug Pederson, the Super Bowl-winning coach they fired.
Mayhew, 55, previously a vice president of player personnel for the San Francisco 49ers, returns to a franchise he helped lead to a Super Bowl XXVI victory as a player. 
Pablo Cuevas, the world’s 70th-ranked player, is winning fans on Instagram.