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Sunisa Lee waits for her scores in the women's all-around final on Thursday. (Gregory Bull/AP)
The surge of clips shows Gen Z viewers will tune in for personality-driven content delivered quickly on TikTok.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States14161141
3Russian O.C.10141034
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With restrictions lifting and schedules changing, both pets and humans are experiencing separation anxiety.
The evacuees escaped the clutches of Taliban militants who have targeted interpreters, in some cases killing them as retribution for their work with U.S. troops on the front lines and as crucial workers for diplomats and humanitarian agencies.
Yellowstone National Park officials charged the Illinois woman with violating the park policy barring visitors from getting within 100 yards of a bear.
The scene at Faulkner Auto Group service center after a tornado hit in Trevose, Pa., on Thursday. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer/AP)
Hail the size of pool balls and winds over 80 mph accompanied the rotating thunderstorms, which also affected Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
First graders head inside from recess at Frances Hazel Reid Elementary School in Leesburg, Va., in May. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
Fairfax and Arlington counties joined other school systems in adopting the requirements.
Masks are once again required at D.C. museums.
This week's highlights include the reopening of one of the Smithsonian's most popular museums and an outdoor singalong viewing of "The Sound of Music."
The band of veteran club staffers perform inside their workplace on Friday night.
The e-commerce giant disputes the findings of Luxembourg’s data protection commission and says it will appeal.
GAO said NASA’s decision to award the contract to SpaceX “was reasonable, and consistent with applicable procurement law, regulation and the announcement’s terms.”
The suit is the most visible salvo yet in a battle that has been playing out behind the scenes for months.
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Al Nixon on his bench in Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Fla., in 2019. (Courtesy of Al Nixon)
“I wanted them to walk away knowing they didn’t have to feel alone,” said Al Nixon, who sits on a bench each morning before work and, if people want, will listen to their problems.
A glossary of terms and references from the Carolyn Hax chat.
She and her boyfriend have talked about marriage and children, but have made no plans.
Reader was so shocked by the demand that an impolite response immediately followed.
The new mandates will affect 21 shows running between now and Oct. 31.
The Duggar family on “Good Morning America” in 2014. (Ida Mae Astute/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)
Josh Duggar’s molestation accusations led to the family’s first show being canceled, and TLC just scrapped the spin-off after his arrest on child pornography possession charges.