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St. Louis County Police Officer Shanette Hall says she recognized much of the pain in the parting messages of Clyde Kerr III, a sheriff's deputy who died by suicide. (Joe Martinez for The Post)
A reckoning over racism in policing and in the country the last year has heightened that burden for many of those wearing a badge while Black.
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Pope Francis addresses crowds Sunday in the ancient city of Mosul. (Video: Reuters; photo: AP)
Pope Francis addressed congregants on the site of a church once used as an Islamic State jail and later destroyed in a U.S.-led airstrike.
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Rev. William J. Barber II at the National Cathedral last year. (Oliver Contreras for The Post)
Many young activists and Black leaders want Vice President Harris to be their champion inside a White House headed by a 78-year-old White man and his longtime advisers.
The letter was sent to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the former president’s advisers confirmed.
As state GOP lawmakers move to restrict voting, congressional Democrats push to make voting easier and change campaign finance laws.
Demonstrators protest Friday against the arrest of opposition leader and former presidential candidate Ousmane Sonko in Dakar, Senegal. (Sylvain Cherkaoui/AP)
Anger over rape accusations against the Senegalese opposition leader could intimidate other assault victims from speaking out.
The Saudi crown prince faces possible crimes against humanity charges as the German justice system considers some crimes so grave — such as genocide and war crimes — that impunity and territorial restraints on prosecutions should not apply.
The idea of releasing the water has infuriated Fukushima’s fishing community, as well as South Korea.
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The former Methodist church in Linden, N.C., is now the worship and meeting home for a controversial whites-only group. (Eamon Queeney for The Post)
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After Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced plans to rescind the statewide mask mandate, the tough choice to enforce public health guidance has fallen to business owners.
The acting police chief says he needs a larger force to help combat the new threat of domestic terrorism.
Officials say Gov. Larry Hogan is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated.
A cherry tree along the Tidal Basin on Tuesday. (Matt McClain/The Post)
As the pandemic rages on, D.C. and festival officials ask for the second year in a row that flower aficionados enjoy the blooms from home.
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Ben Simmons, left, and Joel Embiid will not play in Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game. (Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, both members of the Philadelphia 76ers, have been in quarantine, as have all of the all-star game's players, since arriving Saturday in Atlanta via private aviation.
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Bruce Springsteen, left, and former president Barack Obama recorded a podcast together. (AP)
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