Democracy Dies in Darkness
Some U.S. economists wonder if the United Kingdom will be the “canary in the coal mine” as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pursues an aggressive reopening.
Sgt. Aquilino Gonell, a Capitol Police officer, is suffering from physical and psychological injuries stemming from the Jan. 6 insurrection. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Officers who plan to testify before Congress say recognition of insurrection is crucial to officers’ their recovery.
GOP leaders are boycotting the probe altogether — and threatening to retaliate with countermeasures.
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Brazil’s Rayssa Leal and Japan’s Momiji Nishiya share a moment during the skateboarding street final. (Getty Images)
The future of the Olympic skateboarding is now. It also doesn't have much of a past. Japan’s Momiji Nishiya and Brazil’s Rayssa Leal captured the gold and silver, respectively, with their fearless leaps off ramps and railings.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
2United States73414
(The Washington Post)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on July 25 said she plans to add Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) to the select panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.
House investigators are seeking interviews with former CDC professional staff, including Anne Schuchat and Nancy Messonnier.
Car enthusiasts meet up for Cars and Coffee in July, a weekend tradition in Great Falls, Va. (Robb Hill for The Post)
Since justices ruled that a part of Oklahoma is still Indian country, convictions have been imperiled in thousands of cases, confusion has grown for police and more than 50 criminals have been released.
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The groups issued a letter to U.S. governors after the Vermont-based company said last week it would discontinue sales in “occupied Palestinian Territory.”
The suit claims that J. Allen Brack was personally aware of multiple instances of sexism and workplace toxicity.
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The Orioles’ Ryan McKenna slides home under Nationals catcher Tres Barrera’s tag. (Getty Images)
The NFL faces a decision about whether to place Watson on paid administrative leave as he faces allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct.
Several starting jobs are up for grabs as Washington opens training camp with a week of practices in Richmond that will be held in front of fans.
Alvin Ailey is pictured in the 1950s with Misaye Kawasaki, Larry Maldonado and Lelia Goldoni of the Lester Horton Dance Group. (Courtesy of Neon)
“If you just throw yourself into it and are not afraid to fail, then that’s when you can learn things,” the musician says of being self-taught.
Signature Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre Company are teaming up with Broadway producers, with all three shows running during the holiday season.
A koala, an anteater and a pod of narwhals are part of this kid-friendly safari.
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DICE developers have repeatedly described Battlefield Portal, the newly-revealed creative mode for the upcoming “Battlefield 2042” as a “love letter” to their community.