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Mazen al-Hamada. (Miguel Bueno/FIFDH)
Mazen al-Hamada became a poster boy for the suffering of Syrian torture victims after escaping to the Netherlands. He has since disappeared, leaving friends and family to agonize over what prompted a man so scarred by his experiences to return to the arms of his tormentors.
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The Biden administration is preparing to convert the facilities in South Texas into hubs that will screen migrant parents and children with a goal of releasing them into the United States within 72 hours.
A series of major earthquakes struck a fault line north of New Zealand.
Lisa Cornwell filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing the Golf Channel, where she worked for seven years, of discrimination. (Eve Edelheit for The Post)
Harassing emails. Demeaning comments. A struggle to climb the corporate ladder. In interviews with The Post, 17 former and two current employees of Golf Channel describe sexism and misogyny they endured at the network.
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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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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference on Wednesday. (AP)
From the top of the political world a year ago to besieged incumbent today, the New York governor’s descent has been humbling.
After pulling back containment measures, the governor and lieutenant governor are attacking immigrants as sources of infection.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed to fight “for the rights, protections, and interests of all American workers.”
The World Obesity Federation found that 88 percent of deaths due to covid-19 in the first year of the pandemic were in countries where more than half of the population is classified as overweight.
The cats were eventually dried off with towels and fed by rescuers.
Minimal information about the city's move to a new system for scheduling coronavirus vaccine appointments has left D.C. residents wondering where their place in line will be.
The governor is endorsing  Del. Jerrauld C. "Jay" Jones (D-Norfolk) for attorney general over two-term incumbent Mark Herring, saying the time has come for new, more diverse leadership in the office.
The former chief of the Laurel Police Department was charged Wednesday for allegedly committing arson and attempted murder. (Prince George's County Police)
Investigators say they began to draw connections to ex-Laurel police chief David Crawford after Prince George’s released evidence seeking tips in 2019.
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Actor Patrick Page (‘Hadestown’) performs a streaming version of his one-man show for the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Only five of the 789 U.S. professional athletes who tested positive for the virus in 2020 developed serious heart disease, and none had significant issues after being cleared to return to play, according to an unprecedented, collaborative study between MLB, MLS, the NBA, the NFL, the NHL and the WNBA.
Brian Dozier, who has lost his shirt, celebrates Washington's NLCS win with Howie Kendrick and Aníbal Sánchez. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
Baseball can get lost in translation, so the recently retired Dozier wants more players to learn Spanish.