Democracy Dies in Darkness
On Thursday, the president will convene the two-day “Summit for Democracy” as a rally against authoritarianism. Some invitees have undisputed democratic credentials, and some that were omitted are clearly authoritarian — but many fall into a murky area.
The announcement comes ahead of a congressional hearing sparked by the Pandora Papers on the role of South Dakota and other U.S. tax havens.
Spectators and media members wait in line for hours every day for a chance to see the former Theranos CEO testify.
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
After the attack, a Pan Am flying boat was diverted to avoid capture and endured a 30,000-mile journey home.
Bruce's Beach in Manhattan Beach, Calif., was ordered returned to the family that owned the land before the city used eminent domain to seize it in 1924. (Allison Zaucha for The Post)
Would the Bruce’s Beach case be a one-off, or a tipping point in a national struggle over Black land ownership, as activists eye White-owned properties around the country they say rightfully belong to African Americans?
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President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping during their virtual summit in November. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Beijing says U.S. officials were never invited to the Winter Games, due to open in February in the Chinese capital.
David Perdue’s decision to challenge incumbent Brian Kemp keeps at the forefront Trump’s false claims that the 2020 vote was stolen.
Two days after David Neal Cox’s execution in Mississippi, his lawyers gave officials a letter in which they say he admitted to killing his sister-in-law in 2007 and detailed where he buried her.
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The legal action comes after Gambia pushed the International Court of Justice to hold responsible those who perpetrated mass violence against the mostly Muslim minority in Myanmar.
The European countries received a Level 4 warning while concern grows over the omicron variant of the coronavirus.
With high unemployment and a record contraction in the economy during the pandemic, many families in India can scarcely afford three meals a day.
Best of 2021
"Bo Burnham: Inside" and "Reservation Dogs" are among our TV critic's top picks for the year. (Joanne Lee/The Washington Post; Netflix; FX; iStock)
TVCritic's Notebook
The best TV shows of the year proved there’s never been a better time to be “Inside” (with Bo Burnham) or discover untold LGBTQ stories.
A bristling alienation can still be heard, but opening band Bed Maker delivered a stronger example.
The Tenement Museum in New York shows how the lives of immigrants were affected by disease, public health, and housing laws.