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Multiple senators said the group of five Democrats, five Republicans and top White House officials agreed on the framework of an infrastructure agreement — including how to pay for it — and that lawmakers would brief President Biden personally on Thursday.
A new report by a GOP-controlled state Senate committee Wednesday sought to tamp down calls for a ballot audit, but it also reinforced a Republican push for new voting rules.
A massive search-and-rescue mission was underway Thursday at the site of the 12-story building in Surfside, Fla., with more than 80 units from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responding. “It’s hard to imagine how this could happen,” Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said. “Buildings just don’t fall down.”
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A Florida federal court issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday, delivering a legal blow to a key part of the Biden administration’s federal stimulus relief package that forgave agricultural debts to farmers of color.
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth castigated Republican lawmakers on Wednesday for downplaying the violence of the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Sydney residents face mask mandates and new limits on gatherings. (Getty Images)
Sydney's outbreak is tiny by global standards, but officials and scientists are especially troubled by how easily the variant is transmitted. Video footage shows an infected person passing the virus to strangers at a shopping mall and in a cafe through only fleeting contact.
A computational biologist posted his findings on a server where papers that have not yet been peer-reviewed or published in a journal have been landing by the thousands.
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Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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So far, 28 states have passed new laws this year that drop barriers to voting, a striking countertrend to restrictions adopted by some GOP-controlled states.
The political newcomer has the airwaves to himself right now in race against Terry McAuliffe.
Members of the Secret Service stand guard on the South Lawn of the White House in March 2018. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
The nonprofit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington published a report detailing how 881 Secret Service employees had tested positive between March 1, 2020, and March 9, 2021.
People gather at a makeshift memorial for 215 children whose remains were buried near a former Indian residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, on June 4. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Cowessess First Nation said it made the “horrific and shocking” find at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. The number of graves could eclipse the 215 that were found on the grounds of a former residential school in British Columbia last month.
“Noynoy” Aquino also confronted Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.
It was unclear how many civilians were killed in the airstrike, as well as who ordered it.
European Union leaders threatened to sue Hungary if it does not back down immediately from the new law.
Parents and community members protest after the school board meeting was halted Tuesday. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
One person was arrested after a public comment session on the school district’s racial equity plans and transgender rights policy grew rancorous.
The magnet school in Fairfax County extended admissions offers to more Black, Hispanic, female and economically disadvantaged students.
The body of Nelson Ramos, a 15-year-old student at Montgomery Blair High School, was found in Ruatan Northwest Branch Trail in Langley Park.
The federal moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is set to expire June 30.
An executive's personal vendetta against a subordinate in another department says more about his pettiness than your performance — but that doesn't mean he won't succeed.
CryptoWendyO in her home office in Los Angeles. (Maggie Shannon for The Post)
CryptoWendyO is among a new class of influencers narrating the wild turns of global markets, redefining how younger audiences get their financial news.
The Biden administration appointed Sandra L. ​Thompson as acting director, replacing Trump appointee Mark Calabria
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden speak with a priest as they leave St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the U.S. Catholic Church makes orthodoxy a matter of politics and debate, President Biden has refused to engage in public.
A letter writer believes “if we see just how awful things are for others, we cannot help but feel gratitude for our own circumstances.”
Doctor’s breach of confidentiality adds to connection problems
Neighborhood couples picked the same date, a long distance apart
A summer mural arts intern paints at Sitar Arts Center in Washington. (Sitar Arts Center)
First-time applicants and those reaching underserved communities are encouraged to apply to the National Endowment for the Arts.
“Rebel Hearts” tells the story of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the 1960s.
The new action role-playing title blends anime, visual novel stylings and a robust combat system that feels sleek and fun to use.