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The Fix’s Eugene Scott analyzes the significance of a new House effort to create a commission to study slavery reparations.
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The new president signals a focus on Asia by making Japan’s leader his first in-person foreign guest.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said she has “no plans to bring it to the floor” and that she supports a commission created by President Biden that will produce a report this year on possible changes to the court.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) on April 14 asked Justice Department nominee Kristen Clarke about a college opinion piece that she said was satirical. (Senate Judiciary Committee)
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At issue was a letter she wrote in college raising various theories to that effect. She explained that even at the time she was being intentionally provocative.
Some in the mostly elderly group received suspended sentences, but others were immediately jailed for a peaceful demonstration.
Jordan's ancient city Petra is empty of tourists amid the pandemic . (Sarah Dadouch/The Post)
Criticism of King Abdullah II’s leadership is growing. At the same time, he is trying to quash dissent.
But renewable energy experts have mixed feelings on the “hydrogen society” push to be showcased at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Biden administration Thursday imposed a substantial slate of economic sanctions on Russia. The move came as little surprise.
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Violent conversations flowed freely and visibly on TheDonald.win for weeks, underscoring the openly violent intent of some of the thousands of Trump enthusiasts who thronged the Capitol on Jan. 6.
More than 200 health care professionals signed a letter saying they are concerned that withdrawing Helfer’s membership will create a culture of stigma and shame for clients seeking therapy.
A groundskeeper prepares a grave for a Calif. covid-19 victim. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
FEMA issued a warning that scammers are reaching out to people and offering to register them for the funeral assistance program. 
About two-thirds of Black and Latino residents older than 65 have been vaccinated, officials say.
Teens have driven a brutal 140-percent spike in carjackings in the District, even before March’s unrelated fatal attack on a food delivery driver.
Reagan National Airport’s new concourse connector on Thursday. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
American Airlines will begin service Tuesday out of the new addition — a prospect that will delight travelers, including prominent lawmakers who had to wait in the same dim space before riding a shuttle bus to catch flights.
A Lord & Taylor store in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of D.C. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Nearly 200 department stores have disappeared in the past year, and another 800 — or about half the country’s remaining mall-based locations — are expected to shutter by the end of 2025, according to one real estate firm.
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The rebound is outpacing Western nations, despite vaccine challenges and U.S. sanctions.
The Washington Football Team owner, who fired Allen as president 16 months ago, files a discovery motion that seeks to connect Allen as a source of defamatory articles.
After 118 years, the Minnesota men's gymnastics team is shuttering, part of a wave of sports cuts at universities across the country. (Kelly Hagenson/University of Minnesota)
The budget-driven elimination of men's gymnastics at Minnesota leave only 12 NCAA Division I teams nationwide, raising alarm about the pipeline for future Olympians.
Washington put on a warm ceremony for Backstrom’s 1,000th game with the team, then lost to Buffalo, 5-2.
Major League Soccer kicks off its 25th-anniversary season this weekend.
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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.