Democracy Dies in Darkness
Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, left, and Brett M. Kavanaugh watch as President Donald Trump arrives at the 2019 State of the Union. (Doug Mills/AP)
Observers say this term should be seen as much as the beginning of an era at the court as the culmination of years of work to solidify a conservative majority.
President Nixon included Ted Williams, right, on one of his all-time teams. (Bettmann Archive)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
In the early days of Watergate, President Richard M. Nixon was asked to assemble a list of his all-time greatest baseball players. His nearly 3,000-word opus appeared in newspapers across the country 50 years ago today.
Isla McNabb sounds out words such as “excited" and “rainbow” from cards. (Amanda McNabb)
Isla McNabb's parents suspected their daughter was highly intelligent when, at less than 2½, she learned hundreds of words by sounding them out phonetically.
July Fourth
Fireworks explode over the Old Stone School in Hillsboro, Va., on June 26. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
In many places, the big story over the long weekend will be the heat, but some storms will pepper the nation’s midsection. A few could be severe.
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Olney Theatre Center production of the classic musical features deaf and hearing actors.
On June 23, the Potomac, Md., museum opened a new, custom-designed pavilion housing a monumental 2017 sculptural installation by Richard Serra.