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Members of both parties have noted that President Biden has asked Vice President Harris to take on often-thankless issues, including abortion and immigration. But her meetings with activists in these areas have helped her to build political connections.
The dire situation in Idaho, one of the least-vaccinated states in the country, is another grisly illustration of what happens when a state fails to contain infections.
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Green party candidate Annalena Baerbock, right, speaks during a campaign event in Potsdam on Thursday. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Now that Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years in power, many Greens supporters fear that a rare opportunity for change is slipping away. Older voters appear to be sticking with Germany’s traditional parties or throwing support behind the far right in Sunday’s election.
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As the former president continues to falsely claim fraud, GOP leaders refuse to call a halt to his efforts that pose a threat to future elections.
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Actress Cate Blanchett recently stepped away from an upcoming documentary about Australian wildfires. Other efforts have hit snags as well.
A new study showed nighttime air in the western U.S. is getting drier and warmer, potentially prolonging fire activity.
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The company beamed the software update to all its vehicles early Saturday, allowing owners to request a suite of advanced driver-assistance features — although they wouldn’t receive the capabilities right away. But as recently as July, CEO Elon Musk said the technology was a “debatable” proposition, and investigators now warn that the latest roll-out is a hasty approach to an issue that requires careful study and an emphasis on safety.
Authorities said four teenagers have been charged with a plot to attack a Pennsylvania high school in 2024 on the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Colorado’s Columbine High School.
The agency hopes that government workers — once the rail system’s backbone — will return en masse but admits that other options are needed if they don’t.
The collapse was probably caused by an unusual buildup of corrosive gases in the pipe, according to the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
Anne Colt Leitess, the Anne Arundel County state's attorney, discusses the Capital Gazette shooting trial at her office in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
For three years, prosecuting the shooter who killed five newspaper employees consumed Anne Colt Leitess’s life. Now the defendant is set to be sentenced.
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“Dream Boat,” by Stephanie Garmey, dazzles with 3-D effects. (Bethesda Urban Partnership)
Anne Marchand offers mixed media abstractions at a new apartment lobby exhibition space and Sara Dittrich explores climate change at Honfleur Gallery.
Parents are noticeably less excited for one sister's pregnancy than they were about the other sister's. Should the favored sister speak up?
Reader plans and pays for trip for family and one child’s best friend. Girlfriend wants the friend to pay.
Bride is hurt that the left after an hour, missing “99 percent” of the fun.
The 81-year-old is up for a Tony for her part in “Grand Horizons.” (Melissa Bunni Elian for The Post)
With her eighth Tony nomination, the acclaimed performer may be leaving the theater. But her offstage work as a biodiversity activist is far from over.
“I’m proud of his journey,” said Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, who hired Khalid Naji-Allah as her staff photographer.
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