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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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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.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been imprisoned after being convicted of plotting to overthrow Iran’s government, a charge that she, her supporters and rights groups deny.
The idea of releasing the water has infuriated Fukushima’s fishing community, as well as South Korea.
Finnegan Lee Elder, 21, and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20, are accused of killing a police officer in Rome.
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.
A month after the House oversight subcommittee released a report on the prevalence of arsenic and lead in major baby food brands, the FDA takes the first steps to establishing legal limits on toxic heavy metals.
The vote brings the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools a step closer to losing its authority to be a gatekeeper between colleges and billions of dollars of federal financial aid.
Stressful school challenges help tell us how good we are, and what we need to do to get better. That is important to know even during a pandemic.
The Times said David Brooks’s paid relationship with the Aspen Institute was approved by his previous editors, but his current editors were unaware of the arrangement. 
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.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is.
Teams outside power conferences may benefit from the new NET rating tool.
Only two Big Ten games were played last season before the rest of the event was scuttled by the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament returns this year — but in a decidedly different form. Here’s what you need to know.
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The football team was conservative at the beginning of its rebuild last season. But with a division title and an improving roster, the front office now has a choice to make on how aggressive to get.
Bruce Springsteen, left, and former president Barack Obama recorded a podcast together. (AP)
Both couples exited the White House in their early 50s, with plenty of time and moneymaking options. Now they're brands — and massive content creators.
A reader is wondering how to approach a high school chum who seems down on his luck.
Reader asks friend not to have sex with her niece. He does, and both women are upset.
Mom shares outlandish information with daughter, who wants to correct but not annoy.