Democracy Dies in Darkness
While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Joe Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly. Party leaders say they don't want to re-litigate the election, but their allegiance to Donald Trump means they can’t escape his focus on the past.
Rockets bombarded Israeli cities, communal strife and clashes gripped swaths of Israel and the West Bank, and airstrikes rocked Gaza with a building used by international media among the places hit.
The Committee to Project Journalists expressed concerns that Israel was “deliberately targeting media facilities in order to disrupt coverage of the human suffering in Gaza.”
Rural areas, where over 65 percent of India’s 1.3 billion people live, had been spared in the first wave of the pandemic but are now facing devastating numbers of infections.
The recent cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline combined with a pandemic-recovering economy have hit the trucking industry, which plays a crucial role in consumer spending.
Rombauer, an 11-1 underdog ridden by jockey Flavien Prat, held off Midnight Bourbon and Medina Spirit down the stretch. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
A police spokesman said internal affairs is investigating the incident.
Body-cam videos show the man being Tasered multiple times and pepper-sprayed by officers and saying he couldn’t breathe as they attempted to forcibly remove him from his cell for a bond hearing.
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All that is separating the end of Alex Ovechkin's 13-year contract with the Caps and his free agency this summer is the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs.
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A series of strikes on the Gaza Strip, launched by Israel, targeted a network of underground tunnels used by Palestinian militants, Israeli officials said.
With approximately 2.1 million people, Gaza is one of the most densely populated places in the world. That means that even targeted airstrikes have a high likelihood of hitting civilians.
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was released from Milan’s San Raffaele Hospital, where he was treated for complications related to covid-19.
Police arrested Shakiro for dressing in women's clothing, her lawyer said.
Olga Murray, co-founder of the Nepal Youth Foundation, with two Nepalese children. (Cherilyn Parsons)
Wayne Vradenburgh is the superintendent at the Newburgh Water Department. Newburgh is still recovering from lead water poisoning discovered in 2016. (Hilary Swiftfor The Post)
The president's infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
Though maximum sentences range as high as 20 or 30 years, nearly half the Jan. 6 defendants are only charged with misdemeanors, and only those facing the most serious felonies face years in prison.
Volunteers guide people to vaccination areas at the Fairfax Government Center on Thursday. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
The CDC said providers shouldn’t miss an opportunity to vaccinate someone — even if that means opening a vial containing many doses. States have begun changing their approach in response.
Nagham Jouni, 11, photographs her parents, Fouad Ashkar, right, and Fatima Mustapha, at the Washington Monument on Saturday. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
People across the Washington region sought to find a new equilibrium Saturday when it comes to wearing masks after the Centers Disease Control and Prevention said they were no mostly no longer necessary for people vaccinated against the coronavirus. Many people gladly took them off, embracing the guidance, while others kept their faces covered out respect for others or ongoing concerns about their own health.
(Jackie Parsons)
My epic struggle to say it to one of my best friends.
The senator from Illinois discusses her years of poverty and how that informs what she brings to the job.
Interruptions in conversation used to be natural. Try it on a video call.
Nic Dowd deflected T.J. Oshie’s shot past Tuukka Rask to secure a 3-2 victory at Capital One Arena.
Washington goaltender Craig Anderson (31) was thrust into duty in Game 1 against the Bruins. (John McDonnell/The Post)
The Nationals’ right-hander lost his control in a fateful fourth inning, turning a tight game into a rout as the Diamondbacks won the second game of the series.
For the team to succeed now that the regular season has finally arrived, Coach Richie Burke is going to need consistency from his young corps of attackers.
A masked child gazes out the window in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP)
Telling vaccinated people they can discard their masks signals the power of the shots, but critics say the move is hasty and difficult to implement with a majority of Americans still unprotected.
Clifford Feldman1947–2021
College sweethearts Clifford and Susan Feldman transformed their love affair into a lasting professional partnership that took them and their two children around the world to witness history in the making.
You feel much safer now, but your vaccinated friends are still fearful of coronavirus and are “hard to deal with.”
Spouse hid relapse but wants to come clean about recent drinking.
More stores have prompts for tips as part of payment process.