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At least 15 people were injured, four severely, in the southwestern city of Trier. Authorities said they arrested the suspected driver, a 51-year-old German who lived in the area.
Slack has become indispensable for many businesses operating remotely during the pandemic. Here’s what the  acquisition could mean for users.
Workers operate a coronavirus testing site in Chicago on Nov. 30 in expectation of a case surge after Thanksgiving travel. (Getty Images)
Despite warnings, millions traveled and gathered for Thanksgiving. As officials brace for the surge ahead, they say a new approach is needed.
The landing of the uncrewed spacecraft was China’s third on the lunar surface since 2013 and came almost two years after China pulled off a historic first — landing a spacecraft on the far side of the moon.
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) speaks during an interview in Columbus in 2019. (AP)
Four Republican state lawmakers say the governor violated state and federal laws by requiring masks and ordering some businesses to close.
The controversial Education secretary denounced calls for student debt cancellation as "insidious ... government gift giving," while calling the free college movement a "socialist takeover of higher education."
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Nearly 100,000 Maine residents lost power amid the high winds.
A free database will allow anyone from academic historians to amateur family genealogists to search for individual enslaved people around the globe.
Friends and family of Bijan Ghaisar hold a vigil on Dec. 5, 2017, at the Lincoln Memorial. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
The government joins two private attorneys in defending Officers Lucas Vinyard and Alejandro Amaya against state manslaughter charges in the Nov. 17, 2017, fatal shooting of Ghaisar on a residential street in Fairfax County.
The emergency lending facilities set up by the Fed and Treasury have become a political football for lawmakers and a litmus test on how they rate the economic recovery.
People walk past a Sephora store in New York in 2018. (Mary Altaffer/AP)
The beauty giant, which is ending its longtime partnership with J.C. Penney, said it is hoping to reach more suburban shoppers.
A bipartisan commission said the U.S. should create a government committee to work with companies and U.S. allies to push their priorities at global organizations that set technology standards.
The plan would require that companies include at least one woman and one who identifies as an underrepresented minority.
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It's a mix of games like "The Walking Dead" and reality programing like "Survivor."
Washington's Thanksgiving win over Dallas improved the team's odds of winning the division from 9-to-2 to 2-to-1.
“It’s good to say I played for [Deion Sanders]. I was an athlete for him at his school,” says DeMarcus Peterson, who played for Prime Prep in Texas. “But when you look at it, it’s just kind of a huge fallacy.” (Cody Duty for The Post)
Students at Sanders's shuttered Dallas charter school saw their academic and athletic careers derailed after the school unraveled.
The clip sparked fierce debate in a country not accustomed to discussing such issues.
The Spiders men’s basketball team’s first road victory against a top-10 team in 26 tries came two years after a turbulent season led to unrest in the fanbase.
Viola Davis as Ma Rainey in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” (Netflix)
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The two actors deliver breathtaking performances in a film adaptation of August Wilson’s play.
If you still have holiday shopping to do, perhaps one of these books will fit the bill.
Book Review
‘Perestroika in Paris’ may star a talking horse, but it’s a story about humanity, too.
Page, who earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for “Juno,” has been one of Hollywood’s most outspoken advocates for LGBTQ rights in recent years. 
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One of Perry’s unique talents is his ability to tell the same story over and over again, while finding ways to make it fresh and absorbing.