Democracy Dies in Darkness
The Jan. 6 attack showed that violent extremism is not a threat exclusively imported from foreign shores. Law enforcement and security officials, experts say, will face significant legal, political and cultural hurdles to battle a disease that seems to have taken hold in the nation’s nervous system.
Law enforcement officials are considering forgoing charges against those who went into the building but are not linked to violence, threats or destruction.
The former president, in his first political activity since leaving office, endorsed an ally for Arizona party chair who backed his false claims of election fraud.
President Biden may find he can get a big plan or a bipartisan plan — but not both.
Jane Smith of Utah stands in D.C.’s Black Lives Matter plaza after the inauguration of President Biden. (Paula Bronstein for The Post)
Many Americans grant that President Biden’s quest for a quieter culture is a nice enough goal, but, from the left and right, many say the country’s divisions remain too deep to allow for such a shift.
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Virginia, which carried out its first execution in 1608 and put colonists to death for such infractions as stealing grapes and killing chickens, has been the nation’s most prolific death penalty state over the past four centuries.
The company has forfeited its responsibilities to society. It’s time to push back, speaking the only language the owners understand.
Protesters burn a “Biden for President” flag Wednesday outside the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland. (Maranie R. Staab for The Post)
Extreme-left demonstrators destroyed the Democratic headquarters in Portland, Ore., hours after President Biden took the oath of office.
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QAnon believers grapple with reality of Biden presidency
Followers of the QAnon extremist ideology believed then-President Donald Trump would hold onto power after 2020. With him gone, they struggle with what's next.
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With the Senate mired in impeachment, President Biden may struggle to move legislation along and create momentum.
Republicans reportedly plan to argue Donald Trump can't be convicted now that he's out of office.
Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico, seen during her House campaign in 2018, has been nominated to head the Interior Department. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Rescuers carry a miner who was trapped in a gold mine in Qixia City in east China's Shandong province on Sunday. (Luan Qincheng/Xinhua/AP)
Judge Guzmán said he celebrated in 1973 when Augusto Pinochet overthrew Chile’s democratically elected socialist president in a coup. It took years before Judge Guzmán understood the extent of the terror unleashed by Pinochet, his secret police and henchmen.
In the tradition-bound sport, wrestlers facing coronavirus fears have two options: compete or leave forever.
There may be no regaining what was lost: precious moments with loved ones, money spent on visits to stranded partners, opportunities in the U.S. dangled and then dashed.
There is no indication that activists protesting the church were responsible for the attack, the El Monte Police chief said.
A petition circulating at Harvard demands the school check “for their role in undermining” democracy before they are invited to teach or speak on campus.
Police stand in an intersection near the site of a car crash on Saturday in downtown Tacoma, Wash. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
University of Florida professors and teaching assistants balk at what they see as a double standard. 
Have you ever thought carefully about why you voted the way you did in the last election? 
For these two, the differences in interests and tastes didn’t keep a connection from sparking.
Fine-dining chefs Michael Rafidi and Matt Baker pivot with Yellow and Baker’s Daughter.
I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
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Set to debut on the YoungArts website on Monday at 8 p.m., “Together” features work by 18 artists, who were each commissioned to create a bird.
In a covid-era cinematic phenomenon, the movie year is lapping itself.
The Oscar-nominated 1976 film, starring Woody Allen, was based on his eight years on the blacklist.