Democracy Dies in Darkness
In recent days, centrists have questioned the price tag of the proposal, raised alarms that it could add to the deficit and sought to scale back to some of its key components, including programs that would provide free pre-kindergarten and community college for all Americans.
Former senator Al Franken kicks off his stand-up tour at in Northampton, Mass., on Saturday. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
The recovering politician on Saturday launched “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour,” which pokes fun at many of Franken’s former colleagues. It’s his first extended stand-up stint since he resigned in 2018 after several women accused him of groping and kissing, allegations he has denied.
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Minerals deposits mark previously submerged shoreline of the Colorado River in Arizona last month. (Roger Kisby/Bloomberg News)
A NOAA report shows how extreme climate conditions intensified the drought and are a harbinger of the future
A statement from the prime minister’s office said those who were involved had been arrested.
A picture released Tuesday by the Metropolitan police shows Russian national Sergey Fedotov, alias Denis Sergeev. (AFP/Getty Images)
For the first time, police described all three men allegedly involved in the 2018 attempted assassination of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England as Russian military intelligence operatives.
The mayor said all teachers and school staff and early child-care workers in the city must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by Nov. 1, eliminating a testing option for these professionals who regularly interact with children.
Cars pass the Wendy’s in Thomas Circle in Washington on Tuesday, the restaurant’s last day of operations. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
The city used eminent domain to acquire the property, where it is planning a $35 million remake of the treacherous intersection.
Immigrants, advocates and community members are marching to demand that Congress include a pathway to citizenship in the budget reconciliation package.
A months-long, citywide celebration of Thomas’s art includes a major retrospective, a symposium and more.
A crowd of up to 12,000 will gather to watch Lydia R. Diamond’s play, about the first woman to play in the Negro Leagues, on the Nationals Park video scoreboard.
Ross was named Edelman’s chief executive of U.S. operations in April, making her the first Black woman to lead a major public relations firm.
“If women were to be deprived of these constitutional guarantees," an amicus brief stated, "the consequences for women’s athletics — and for society as whole — would be devastating.”
Post columnists Jerry Brewer and Barry Svrluga will discuss the Washington Football Team and the latest in the NFL at 1 p.m.
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs made uncharacteristic blunders and squandered a fourth-quarter lead in Sunday night's loss at Baltimore. (Julio Cortez/AP)
The Rams move up to No. 2 on the heels of the Buccaneers. The Chiefs drop from second to fifth following their loss Sunday night in Baltimore.
Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones figured it had to be in the end zone since he scored four touchdowns Monday night.
When car drivers are not aware of the speed of electric bikes, it can lead to accidents. (iStock)
Sales of electric bikes are up. But riders of the fast, heavy bicycles need to watch out for pedestrians and other cyclists on the trail, and for cars on the road.
When you make sure you are there for your friends, but don't always really feel their pain, are you being dishonest?
She checks husband’s phone for texts to other women, and he’s exasperated.
Couple was supposed to pick up dinner for four. Instead they phoned their regrets with little notice.
“Bewilderment,” longlisted for a National Book Award, follows a widower desperate to help his neurodivergent son.
A traveling exhibition, now at the Colby College Museum of Art, introduces the beloved African American artist to a new generation.
This anthology by Kwame Mbalia is comprised of stories that have always existed but rarely get told.