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Liberals hailed the president’s decision as a necessary step for saving lives while restoring America’s position on the global stage. But the drug industry said the move would spark new competition for limited ingredients.
A group of property managers and trade associations argued the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its legal authority with the moratorium, which has since kept millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic.
Apple's new tracking device issues alerts if there's potential misuse. Post tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler explains how to know if AirTags are shadowing you. (Jonathan Baran/The Post)
Apple knows its tiny new lost-item tracker could empower domestic abuse but doesn’t do enough to stop it.
The warning from Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) came as one volunteer involved in the GOP-led audit said workers were searching for traces of bamboo to test an unfounded theory that ballots improperly originated in Asia.
The verdict, almost certain to be appealed, concludes a lengthy initial trial that examined how a night that started with two Americans trying to buy drugs ended with an officer bleeding to death on a Roman street, stabbed 11 times.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said that Americans could have a road map out of the pandemic — so long as they continue to get vaccinated and maintain certain mitigation strategies until a “critical mass of people” get the shots.
The legislation is meant to curtail state-level pushes to restrict voter access, such as the controversial effort in Georgia, and President Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have all called the bill one of the Democratic Party’s top legislative priorities.
U.S. Border Patrol agents and local police surround migrants in Del Rio, Tex., in March. (Reuters)
In a rural town near a checkpoint, local residents are angry about downed ranch fences and stolen vehicles.
Residents approved the legislation defining abortion at all stages of pregnancy “an act of murder” and allowing relatives of women who have the procedure to sue those involved.
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Facebook’s Oversight Board upheld the ban on former president Donald Trump, a test case of social media companies’ power to moderate inflammatory speech.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in a photo released by North Korea's official news agency last month. (KCNA/AFP/Getty Images)
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping have gotten tougher treatment from President Biden, and many of Donald Trump’s favorites, such as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, are just being ignored.
But the 20-member Oversight Board, which is largely independent and funded by the social network, also left open the door for the former president’s return. 
The Senate minority leader’s comment echoed his statement during the Obama administration when he said his goal was to make Obama a one-term president.
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The apartment owned by pollster Frank Luntz combined four units with 12 bedrooms and HOA fees of almost $5,000 a month.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
French reenactors dressed as Imperial Army soldiers leave a ceremony honoring Napoleon Bonaparte on the bicentenary of his death at the Hôtel National des Invalides in Paris on Wednesday. (EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
French President Emmanuel Macron’s participation in a commemoration Wednesday was a balancing act, coming amid a widening debate in France over Napoleon's legacy, including his role in the restoration of slavery.
The agency deported 2,962 immigrants in April, according to preliminary data obtained by The Washington Post — the first time the monthly figure has dipped below 3,000. The April total is a 20 percent decline from March.
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The bizarre wavelike clouds look like something from another world.
As a Utah County search-and-rescue team was looking at the lone camping setup in Spanish Fork Canyon, the woman popped her head out of the tent.
Emily Grover and her mother, Laura Carroll, face felony charges over allegations that they cast hundreds of illegal ballots so Grover would become her Florida high school’s homecoming queen.
For the first time, 90 degrees is the norm in the heart of summer, while lows below 30 in winter are atypical.
A U.S. appeals court is reviewing a decision upholding the law that bars women, but not men, from going topless at the popular Maryland destination.
People dance to The Experience Band and Show at their performance March 26 on U Street NW in Washington. (Robert Miller/The Post)
Frustrated couples in Washington are canceling weddings or moving them to Virginia and Maryland.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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Following another taste of summery weather, it'll feel more springlike through Thursday.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
Restrictions around the area are being loosened. Smithsonian museums and the National Gallery of Art are reopening soon.
Money Muscle BBQ changed smokers at the beginning of the year, and it has made all the difference.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing a lower court's decision, allows the lawsuit to proceed against the maker of Snapchat.
The company’s first human spaceflight mission is scheduled for July 20, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Peloton’s stock price fell after its fight with federal regulators was revealed last month. The stock was down another 14 percent on Wednesday. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In a stunning reversal after fighting regulators, Peloton agrees to voluntarily stop selling its Tread Plus.
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In a 6-0 win on the road against the Seattle Mariners, Means pitched the Orioles’ first solo no-hitter since 1969. 
Three bouts broke out one second after the opening faceoff, two days after the Capitals’ Tom Wilson roughed New York’s Pavel Buchnevich in a scrum that drew the ire of the Rangers.
Chelsea’s Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic and Ben Chilwell celebrate the team's second goal Wednesday against Real Madrid in London. (Getty Images)
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To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, The Post asked Asian food lovers what role food plays in their lives, what it’s been like being Asian during the pandemic and how food has gotten them through it.
How to respond when your family, who value only education and higher degrees, keep dismissing your career with, “You must like working with your hands.”
Husband thinks it’s rude to jump in until two beats after the speaker stops.
Language and financial barriers make for a difficult conversation.
Court ladies preparing newly woven silk, from the early 12th century. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
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Besides being at the helm of what was then the wealthiest and most populous nation on Earth, the Song Dynasty emperor was also a painter.
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