Democracy Dies in Darkness
While short of a concession to President-elect Joe Biden, the president’s move sets in motion the steps needed for a peaceful transfer of power.
President-elect Joe Biden and John F. Kerry in Wilmington, Del. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The Energy 202Analysis
The selection of John F. Kerry as chief climate diplomat gives the new position gravitas at a time when U.S. credibility abroad on global warming and other issues has waned under President Trump. 
From their perch as outsiders, many foreigners worry about President Trump’s refusal to concede and what it means about America’s role as a beacon of democracy.
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The Swinomish and Sauk-Suiattle tribes are working to restore salmon habitat along Nookachamps Creek, a tributary of the Skagit River near Mount Vernon, Wash. (Jovelle Tamayo for The Post)
Climate Solutions
After a brutal storm in 2006, the Swinomish tribe off the coast of Washington state launched a strategy to deal with the effects of a warming planet. Now, 50 other native tribes have followed suit.
Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and rapper Roddy Ricch each earned six nominations. See more highlights and instant analysis.
Daraa was the cradle of the revolution. Two years after its recapture by government forces, killings are on the rise.
The Rich family said Fox News published a bogus story that was heavily promoted by its opinion hosts and "intentionally exploited" their son's death.
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How Trump's false election claims are keeping his movement alive
President Trump lost his bid for re-election, but he and many of his most fervent supporters have refused to accept it.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) takes the stage after Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) delivered a speech during a campaign event Nov. 13. (Reuters)
Republicans in the Senate have been about four times as likely as Americans overall to have tested positive for the virus.
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) filed complaints in five states against Giuliani and 22 other lawyers working with the Trump campaign, calling for them to be stripped of their law licenses for filing “frivolous” lawsuits and allegedly engaging in “conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation.”
A medical worker administers a shot of Russia's experimental Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Moscow in September. (AP)
The Hollywood star said he would be ashamed if he didn’t speak out against Hungary’s “authoritarianism.”
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With Anne Arundel County schools closed, residents of the Crofton, Md., area pack the sledding hill at the intersection of Reidel and Johns Hopkins roads in 2015. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
Platforms such as Zoom, Blackboard and Microsoft Teams have demonstrated that schools are able to reach students synchronously — and at least somewhat reliably — even when they are outside the classroom.
The Technology 202Analysis
The company is hiring more content moderators as it enters new territory.
One of the largest awardees in a key pandemic relief operation redirected $3 million to its own nonprofit organization despite its lack of track record or capacity in delivering food to people in need, House Democrats allege.
Janet L. Yellen in 2017. (AFP via Getty Images)
The Finance 202Analysis
The vulnerability demonstrated another pitfall of our increasingly connected cars.
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NFL Week 11Analysis
The Ravens' talented defense has been ravaged by injuries, the Eagles' offense is a mess, and the Dolphins have to navigate a tough schedule with a rookie QB.
This dreadful division is there for the taking. But taking it wouldn’t mask the work Washington still faces.
One of the bigger questions for the College Football Playoff committee will be what to do with Clemson since their only loss came at Notre Dame without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence. (AP)
For its first rankings of 2020 appearing this evening, the committee has met in Texas in recent days staring at an inscrutable puzzle with 17 unbeaten teams.
Colter Zimmer, 13, puts up Christmas lights with his mom, Julie Zimmer, at their home in Crofton, Md., on Sunday. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
Families are digging into their storage containers earlier than ever to follow through on one part of the holidays they can control in a year turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic: turning on the Christmas lights.
He wonders: Break up now or wait? First, there are some questions he should ask himself.
Kids want dad to find happiness, but his new love is driving a wedge between them.
Accomplished cook receives faux proposals from married male guests. She wants to spare the wives.
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The beloved museum remains relevant, and not just because it was founded in the wake of a pandemic.
Book Review
John Gray’s “Feline Philosophy” argues that cats have it all figured out.
Jennings, who once won 74 games in a row and claimed the show’s “Greatest of All Time” title in a competition last year, is set to host episodes that air in January.
The massively popular genre is inherently Black and inherently political: Poverty, racism, police violence and the genre’s own criminalization were persistent themes in its early days.
TV Review
"Saved by the Bell’s" newest class holds its own against the original in Peacock’s reboot.