Democracy Dies in Darkness
Bonnie Lippe with her husband, Michael, near their Las Vegas home. (David Becker for The Post)
Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.” Her diagnosis on March 5, 2020 — followed shortly by confirmation that a Bethesda couple she’d never met had also tested positive — was a watershed moment, the beginning of the pandemic’s arc through the region.
The ballpark became just one of two mass-vaccination sites in New York City to stay open 24 hours a day.
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Shalanda Young, a widely respected former congressional aide, is the clear public front-runner to be President Biden’s budget chief. But after wasting weeks backing a candidate who had limited political backing, the Biden administration is now hesitating in naming someone with nearly universal support. 
The move is part of a push to oust controversial Trump appointees who were seen by some Democrats as hostile to the mission of the agencies they served.
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The upcoming broadcast will air against a backdrop of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, with questions raised over how women are treated compared to men, especially a biracial American woman who marries a prince.
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A coalition asked the New York attorney general to adopt rules to protect accusers and avoid political interference in the investigation into whether Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) sexually harassed his subordinates.
Defenders of the delay tactic recently used by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) cite its necessity. That's a stretch.
A man holds a sign urging a $15 minimum wage at a rally in California. (Reuters)
A koala climbs a charred eucalyptus tree Jan. 20 in southern Australia. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
A tech conference that draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona was cancelled last year. Organizers plan for its return this summer.
The State Department said the Ukrainian was involved in “significant corruption” while serving as a regional governor from 2014 to 2015.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus railed against “a ‘me first’ approach to coronavirus vaccination.”
The one-child policy has left a legacy that will be hard to undo, especially while access to IVF and egg-freezing is restricted to married, straight couples.
Majority-Black Prince George’s County has by far the most coronavirus cases in Maryland, and the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents. Democratic officials say the governor is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated. 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Park Service is discouraging the public from visiting the Tidal Basin this year and instead is recommending viewing the blossoms online. (Nikki Kahn/The Post)
Capital Weather Gang's forecast for peak bloom at the Tidal Basin is close to the recent average and in line with the National Park Service forecast.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is.
The report, by an outside law firm, comes on the heels of revelations yesterday that former football coach Les Miles was the subject of multiple complaints from female students.
Israel Adesanya jumped up to the light heavyweight division for Saturday night's event and is looking to become the fifth person in UFC history to hold the title in multiple classes.
Washington quarterback Alex Smith, center, walks off the field following a loss to the Los Angeles Rams in October. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)
The move to let go of the NFL’s comeback player of the year will clear close to $15 million in salary cap space for Washington, which will need to find Smith's replacement as starting quarterback.