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A new analysis of road deaths found that Black people were almost 25 percent more likely to be killed in traffic crashes in recent years than Whites, a deep disparity that appears to have got significantly worse during the pandemic.
Even as coronavirus restrictions were lifted and protests quieted, the violence has continued to grow, and local leaders are grappling with a possibility they long feared: that a decades-long era of declining murder rates in cities may be over.
President Biden’s original goal of getting coronavirus shots to at least 70 percent of adults by July 4 will not be achieved, a White House official confirmed.
Sawmills and lumber yards are where Jerome H. Powell looks to understand the snarled supply chains that have pushed up prices across the economy and sparked concern that the Federal Reserve is mismanaging the recovery.
While many lawmakers and liberal activists insist the fight is not over, they face long odds as key Democrats remain unwilling to change Senate rules to advance voting legislation.
Clockwise from top left: K-pop is gaining U.S. popularity; actor Kumail Nanjiani; UCLA guard Johnny Juzang; Indonesian actor Joe Taslim in “Mortal Kombat.” (Getty Images; Warner Bros.)
Recent visibility and violence have entwined as a knot in the psyches of many Asian American men, who face stereotypes whether they are movie stars playing superheroes or regular guys who just want to get fit.
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Darrion Marsh stands at the spot in Virginia Beach where his best friend Donovon Lynch was killed by police in March. (Julia Rendleman for The Post)
Darrion Marsh says his best friend, Donovon Lynch, was not brandishing a gun when he was shot by Virginia Beach police. Two officers contend otherwise.
A three-judge panel issued a stay of the order from U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez of the Southern District of California, in which he likened an AR-15 rifle to a Swiss Army knife.
With Tuesday's sell-off, which slashed the values of the 20 largest tokens by market cap, bitcoin has lost more than half its value since April.
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Democrats in the Senate have two options right now to strengthen voting rights: Passing the For the People Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. Here’s why neither path will be easy.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed adult vaccination rates by age through May 22, finding 80 percent of adults older than 65 had been immunized compared with just 38.3 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds.
The move on crack and powder cocaine reflects how the president’s attitude on drug laws has shifted over his long tenure in elected office.
Jeremy Wooldridge had spent the past two years living at this ramshackle encampment in the Sumner neighborhood of Portland, Ore. (Mason Trinca for The Post)
Like many cities across the U.S., the homeless population in Portland has increased due to the coronavirus, leading the overwhelmed city to start issuing ultimatums to people to clear out.
Regulators will assess whether the Silicon Valley giant violated competition rules in favoring its own advertising display technology over that of rivals.
The report comes amid rising concern about cyber vulnerabilities across huge swathes of critical infrastructure.
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