Democracy Dies in Darkness
Tuesday’s announcement positions the U.K. closer to joining only a handful of other countries with nationwide bans against conversion therapy, a wide range of efforts to alter a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Here’s a look at where the practice stands globally.
Three UMass-Amherst students were kicked out after a photo surfaced of them partying with no masks, breaking university strict covid rules.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sits ahead of the Queen's Speech in the House of Lords Chamber during the State Opening of Parliament in London on Tuesday. (Pool/Reuters)
It was the public’s first glimpse of the 95-year-old monarch since the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip, three weeks ago at Windsor Castle.
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As drug companies expand coronavirus vaccine access to children, officials are working to persuade people who are skeptical or unwilling to get vaccinated.
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Since House Republicans began arguing that kicking Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) out of leadership was about focusing on the future, Republicans including Donald Trump have set about undermining that talking point.
Hailing from a state that’s eager for federal money — and a party that’s increasingly reluctant to spend it — the senator is hoping she can help broker the sort of compromise that Democrats and Republicans insist they want to reach.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) makes his way to the Senate floor on Monday. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
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Western nations are hoping Libya can go ahead with late 2021 elections and convince foreign forces to depart.
Czechs have lit candles at Prague Castle as the hard-hit nation pays its respects to the country’s nearly 30,000 dead
The 2018 young adult novel "Ghost Boys" tells the story of a 12-year-old Black boy with a toy gun who is shot to death by police.
A Black Defense Department employee who was hesitant to get out of her car at 2 a.m. was pulled from the car by police, then charged with resisting arrest. After prosecutors watched the video, all charges were dropped.
Undocumented and international college students are now eligible to receive pandemic relief grants after Education Secretary Miguel Cardona lifted a ban imposed by his predecessor, Betsy DeVos.
More than 40 state attorneys general are pressuring Facebook to drop its plan, but the tech giant is plowing ahead anyway, confident in its assertion that a separate service will actually make social media safer for preteens.
Fallout from the massive cyberattack may have regional repercussions in the Southeast if repairs drag on.
Chef Michael Beltran, second from left, jokes with his staff before the dinner service starts picking up at Ariete in Miami on April 30.
A nationwide shortage of restaurant workers is emerging as one of defining quirks of the nation’s economic recovery from the pandemic.
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Alison Bechdel and her new graphic memoir. (HMH Books & Media; Elena Seibert)
In “The Secret to Superhuman Strength,” her first new book in nearly a decade, the "Fun Home" author examines her lifelong pursuit of fitness.
The network cited the need for “meaningful reform.” Netflix, Amazon and WarnerMedia have also distanced themselves from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Anna Sale’s book — an offshoot of her podcast — shows readers the value of opening up about death, sex, money and other subjects.