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The quest by spy agencies and public health officials relied on public reports and intelligence from foreign governments. Now President Biden has reinvigorated the search, ordering a fresh intelligence review.
The bill now heads to the Democratic-led House, where it is likely to be approved, although the timing remains uncertain.
Israel Defense Forces jets struck compounds that the IDF said belong to militants after incendiary balloons crossed into Israel from Hamas-controlled territory. The exchange posed a first test for Israel’s new government a few days into its tenure.
Sri Lankan naval personnel remove debris washed ashore from the MV X-Press Pearl container ship. (AFP/Getty Images)
A fire aboard a container ship led to one of the largest ecological disasters in one country’s history. A Washington Post analysis shows the impact and the potential of further environmental damage that may take years to repair.
The judge, appointed by President Donald Trump, issued a preliminary injunction to block the Biden administration’s policy on the grounds that it harms oil-producing states.
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The Saudi government’s assistance to its citizens who are accused of violent crimes in the United States has drawn scrutiny from federal law enforcement and condemnation from members of Congress.
Experts said food shortages are not going to fatally undermine the regime, or force Kim Jong Un to the negotiating table with the United States.
Jeremy Wooldridge had spent the past two years living at this ramshackle encampment in the Sumner neighborhood of Portland, Ore.
As in many U.S. cities, the homeless population in Portland, Ore., has increased because of the pandemic, leading the overwhelmed city to start issuing ultimatums to people to clear out.
The announcement by an arm of “School Strike 4 Climate” comes at a time of increased scrutiny on how ethnic minorities are treated within environmentalist groups.
Blood samples from volunteers show coronavirus antibodies; researchers can’t rule out false positives.
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Women hold up signs at a 2018 news conference for #MeToo women’s groups in Seoul. (Youkyung Lee/AP)
There has been a rise in crimes involving intimate images that are captured and shared without consent or manipulated to impersonate the victim in a sexually degrading manner, a Human Rights Watch report said.
Armed police officers woke up families in the middle of the night to demand proof of citizenship.
The law prohibits sharing any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment with minors. Rights groups denounced it as discriminatory.
Maryland has a record-low positivity rate, with more than 72 percent of its adult population at least partially vaccinated.
The Trump administration had barred the FBI from cooperating in the Fairfax manslaughter case.
An Amtrak train crosses over the Mount Vernon Trail in Virginia. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
The quest to get more residents on trains has earned Virginia accolades and a national spotlight, particularly as new transportation priorities in Washington elevate multimodal travel with an eye on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Nominated for a Tony in “Hamilton,” the actor appears in Signature Theatre’s ‘After Midnight,” and not for the first time.
The Rockville resident works on the podcast ‘Throughline.’
Two of the world's biggest soccer tournaments overlap this month. Here's where to find fans of your favorite team, or just a great soccer bar.
The IRS has launched an online tool to help low-income families register for monthly child tax credit payments. But it doesn't work on mobile devices, which advocacy groups say makes it less accessible to the most vulnerable people.
A train crosses the Amtrak Susquehanna River Bridge in Maryland. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
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It would be the first state to grant children of low-income parents individual trusts paid for by the state, which children can access once they turn 18.
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The league, which spent the first two months of the season collecting data on the ways in which pitchers were using foreign substances, has decided to implement suspensions for violations of the long-standing, little-enforced rule.
The league is seeking a return to normalcy for the 2021 season but has not mandated vaccinations for players.
The Danish soccer star remains hospitalized as his teammates prepare for their next match.
Coach Mike Thibault said Delle Donne still hasn’t done any five-on-five work but is progressing.