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States that scaled back unemployment aid have seen a decline in teen employment and an increase in workers over 25, early evidence has found.
Some back-to-school products could be hard to find for American consumers in the coming weeks.
Since coronavirus struck the region, Tajik authorities first denied it, then played it down. Now 10 members of the president’s family have been infected.
(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
The genial, low-key conservative served in the Senate for four terms and was chairman of two committees critical to domestic policy.
The deep freeze in U.S.-China ties has not lifted in the first six months of the Biden presidency. Instead, relations may be growing all the more tense.
More than four years after the Trump administration began separating migrant families, Eriberto Pop searches jungle and mountain villages for lost parents.
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German gymnasts, wearing unitards, compete during artistic gymnastic qualifications Sunday. (AP)
Olympic authorities are trespassing regularly on the corporeal form of athletes, whether it be beach volleyball, gymnastics or even men's basketball.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States96823
(John Farrell/The Washington Post)
Some people are catching coronavirus after being vaccinated. Johns Hopkins University infectious disease expert Lisa Maragakis gives advice on how to stay safe.
The expanded House investigation centers on efforts to blunt the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports by Trump appointees worried that they undermined the former president’s more optimistic spin on the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interview over the weekend, he blamed government pressure. That’s sort of right, but not in the way he meant.
Texas state Rep. Jake Ellzey is a retired Air Force fighter pilot. (Jake Ellzey for Congress)
The vacancy stemmed from the February death of Rep. Ron Wright, whose widow Susan was endorsed by Trump but who has lagged in fundraising and campaigning.
The warrant against Rep. Philip Cortez, who has returned to D.C., is only enforceable in Texas.
In a statement, the panel noted that the Ohio Democrat had paid a fine before her release and that no additional legal action was expected from the July 15 episode.
The president welcomed the Iraqi prime minister and announced the end of the combat mission in Iraq, part of a broad goal of shifting the U.S. focus away from the Middle East.
A helicopter drops water Monday on a fire in Sardinia, Italy. (AP)
The fires come on the heels of a climate-focused meeting Friday of the environment and energy ministers of the Group of 20 nations in Naples.
The mayor’s office said the D.C. Council should not burden residents with additional taxes when the city is flush with federal funds.
Officials at the Maryland hospital said the demand speaks to the community’s need for medical care.
Downed trees blocked part of a road in the Colesville area of Montgomery County. (Montgomery County Fire)
Thousands of residents were without power Tuesday morning after strong storms and winds.
Workers at the Topeka plant had called on the snack food giant to end forced overtime and 84-hour workweeks when the walkout began July 5.
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Rookie quarterbacks, Urban Meyer’s debut and the new-look Patriots are among the stories to watch as training camps open this week.
The Nationals have lost five straight games to fall nine behind the Mets. (Getty Images)
Andrew McCutchen’s three-run home run off Brad Hand sent the Nationals to another gutting loss Monday in Philadelphia.
The schools won't renew their media rights deal with the Big 12, signaling their intent to depart.
Brenden Dillon, with three years left on his four-year deal with an average annual value of $3.9 million, was sent to Winnipeg.