Democracy Dies in Darkness
People stand outside the FedEx facility near Indianapolis International Airport on April 15. (Mykal McEldowney/The Indianapolis Star via AP)
Police said the gunman killed eight people and injured at least four others late Thursday before killing himself.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has support from about 30 percent of the population. (AP)
The coronavirus has been killing as many as 4,200 people per day in Brazil, but just enough people support President Jair Bolsonaro and his contrarian coronavirus positions to undo virtually any attempt at containment, and few see any real chance of removing him from office anytime soon.
Caught in an unflattering national spotlight, residents of Windsor hope something better can come from an ugly police encounter.
Chauvin nodded and even smiled at moments as his attorney recounted for the court how the two men had “gone back and forth” about whether he should take the stand, including one final “lengthy meeting” on the issue.
Shawna Brewer looks through a stack of mail hoping for her stimulus check last month. (Ricky Carioti/The Post
The federal government has committed $5 trillion over the past year to help Americans amid the pandemic. But the aid hasn’t reached many in the south end of Peoria, Ill., where hundreds of people, including Shawna Brewer, lost power last fall.
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The Supreme Court Building. (Jonathan Newton /The Post)
The FixAnalysis
As some Democrats push for packing the court and President Biden launches a commission looking at changes to its setup, here are some more plausible proposals -- along with their benefits and drawbacks.
Brazil is losing thousands of people every day to the coronavirus. And while vaccine hesitancy is a public health challenge in the best of circumstances, analysts say it is a greater problem when the vaccine has a lower efficacy rate.
Fidel's younger brother is expected to leave the powerful office during a party congress this weekend.
Tanks containing compressed hydrogen gas are seen at the Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field in the Japanese town of Namie on March 10. (Simon Denyer/The Post)
But renewable energy experts have mixed feelings on the “hydrogen society” push to be showcased at the Tokyo Olympics.
Criticism of King Abdullah II’s leadership is growing. At the same time, he is trying to quash dissent.
The Biden administration Thursday imposed a substantial slate of economic sanctions on Russia. The move came as little surprise.
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Before he was brutally killed by racists at 14, Emmett Till had sometimes been cared for by the mother of Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was shot to death by police. There are also connections between Daunte Wright and George Floyd and between Caron Nazario and Eric Garner.
After years of mystery surrounding the disappearance of college student Kristin Smart, Dan Dow, the San Luis Obispo County district attorney, announced new details about what may have happened after she was last seen.
Tornado damage southwest of Raleigh in 2011. (NOAA/NWS)
Two dozen deaths occurred, and Raleigh was placed under a “tornado emergency.”
Michael Jordan delivered a tearful speech at Kobe Bryant’s public memorial in 2020. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Michael Jordan will present Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant at his posthumous Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction next month.
Texas center Charli Collier, Finnish national Awak Kuier and Arizona star Aari McDonald were the top picks in Thursday’s draft.
Major League Soccer kicks off its 25th-anniversary season this weekend.
Patrick Perkins, left, and Adam Perkins in New York City in 2016. (Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images)
This one moment on Vine, the now-defunct short-form platform for six-second-and-under videos, has endured for six years — an eternity in Internet time. Its creator died Sunday at 24.
The pandemic showed her what she valued. She can still honor that while helping her kids.
Best friends’ bad behavior has woman stewing a year later.
Mother-in-law insists on creating itineraries that exhaust family members.