Democracy Dies in Darkness
The data, released Monday, shows the largest one-year jump in homicides since such record-keeping began in the 1960s. A growing share of slayings were gun-related, according to the FBI data, as firearm purchases are also increasing sharply.
Partisan division and a yawning cultural gulf threaten the nation’s ability to unite in a crisis.
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Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan both announced their retirements on Monday following scrutiny of their stocktrading activities during the covid crisis.
A U.S. Marine assists an Afghan at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Aug. 26. (U.S. Marine Corps)
Interviews with more than a dozen military officials and others involved in the rescue of nearly 124,000 reveal how troops, diplomats and others on the ground worked to the point of exhaustion, and how commanders were forced to improvise as the Biden administration struggled to keep up with the crisis.
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With the court about to open potentially its most divisive terms in years, a debate rages over whether the nine justices are too political — and too powerful.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, (D-Wash.), right, speaks during a March news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.), listens. (AP)
The Washington Democrat has emerged as the most powerful House liberal by aggressively representing the priorities of her caucus and pushing leaders not to bow to the demands of moderates in politically competitive districts.
After preliminary results showed a narrow win over outgoing German chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, the leader of the center-left Social Democrats said he has a mandate to form the next government.
From left, Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid, incoming prime minister Naftali Bennett and Mansour Abbas, head of the Islamist Raam party, sign a coalition agreement in Tel Aviv in June. (Raam/AFP/Getty Images
Germany is embarking on coalition talks that are likely to produce an odd political alliance. In many parts of the world, such marriages of convenience are a standard feature of electoral politics.
Amyiah Cohoon was diagnosed in March 2020 with an “acute upper respiratory infection.” (Cohoon family)
A judge ruled that the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office violated high school student Amyiah Cohoon’s First Amendment rights when a sergeant ordered her to delete an Instagram post.
Since the program began in June, more than 32,000 people have paid $44 million in fines without facing late fees.
The service is a response to growing demand for increased service between the two capital cities and is part of a plan to re-energize Richmond’s historic station.
Mayor Billy Coleburn walks down Main Street in Blackstone, Va. (Julia Rendleman for The Post)
Rumors and donations pile up in the Virginia town where Fort Pickett is located.
Lil Nas X performs onstage during the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards in September. (Getty Images)
What do Lil Nas X's superstardom and DaBaby's controversial comments tell us about homophobia in rap music?
"Picturing the South" brings together works spanning 25 years from some of today's most well-known photographers, including Sally Mann, Dawoud Bey, Alec Soth and more.
Nintendo is serving up gamers another version of its best-selling 2017 console that is nearly identical.