Democracy Dies in Darkness
President Biden is also preparing to impose new costs on Russia, pending an assessment of alleged interference in the 2020 election, involvement in the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a cyber breach of U.S. agencies and other activities.
Airline workers and others have described the dangerous results of passengers refusing to wear masks.
Aspects of the plan are intended to steer more money to states and make travel safe.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki takes questions from journalists Wednesday after the inauguration of President Biden. (Reuters)
The return to norms is wonderfully welcome after what journalists faced for the past four years. It’s also potentially dangerous.
The Indian government has sent free coronavirus vaccines to Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives.
As shoppers 60 and older head online, major retailers and consumer goods brands are scrambling to meet them there.
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The site of a suicide attack in Baghdad on Thursday. (Reuters)
Although Iraqi security forces continue to fight ISIS militants in rural areas, attacks in the capital have been rare.
More than 7,000 special visas allocated to Afghans by Congress in 2020 went unissued.
The sanctions prohibit former secretary of state Mike Pompeo and the 27 other named individuals and their families from traveling to China — including Hong Kong and Macao — or conducting business with the country.
“The Dissident” had received favorable audience scores on the popular film-rating sites — until last week.
The Post’s bureau chief in Israel has mixed feelings about benefiting from its rapid vaccine rollout.
The FBI alleged that Biggs and other members of the far-right nationalist group appeared equipped with walkie-talkie-style communication devices and earpieces during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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Lincoln, who guided the nation through the Civil War, received an extraordinary number of references Wednesday as President Biden vowed to unify a divided nation.
After a brief pandemic respite from filing collections lawsuits for past-due debt, private student loan companies have resumed legal action.
As Joe Biden and Kamala President Harris took their oaths of office, African Americans held hope for change.
Democratic legislative leaders say they want more coronavirus help in the spending plan.
They are among more than a dozen lawmakers to miss Biden’s swearing-in, for varying reasons
The columnist’s 8-year-old son looks at an iPad. (Theresa Vargas/The Post)
For many parents, the change in power brings relief that they no longer have to reach for the remote or close their browser every time the president speaks.
(Charles Krupa/AP)
Weekly unemployment claims remain near 1 million, far above previous recessions, because of the surging pandemic.
The executive order could lead to an emergency standard for businesses — a set of a regulations they would have to comply with, like mask-wearing, that advocates say is necessary to combat the pandemic.
The move positions the Federal Trade Commission to take on a more aggressive role in policing Facebook, Google and other tech giants in Silicon Valley.
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