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GOP leaders said they were pressing ahead to seize a monumental chance to solidify the court’s rightward ideological shift by replacing Ginsburg with a conservative jurist. Democratic leaders accused the Republicans of political opportunism and hypocrisy.
Joe Biden made an emotional appeal to Senate Republicans not to swiftly install a new Supreme Court justice, projecting himself as a unifying leader while sidestepping angry calls from Democrats for dramatic retaliatory measures.
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By advancing in Phoenix’s traditionally red suburbs, Democrats have turned Barry Goldwater's home base into a swing state.
The president’s repeated remarks underscored his focus on the issue, which now takes center stage after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Host Jimmy Kimmel during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (AP)
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In every way that counts, the 72nd Emmys looked a lot like all the Emmy nights that came before it.
Activists, lawyers and some officers say the department lacks diversity, tolerates excessive force against minorities and systematically covers up bad police behavior.
Much of this housecleaning is overdue, but there is a risk that it goes too far. Do we remove monuments to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson because they were enslavers?
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The short-video maker’s Chinese parent company is seeking to tamp down domestic controversy over the deal.
Eight months after the countries signed a partial trade agreement that President Trump promised would be “transformative,” the U.S.-China relationship instead is mired in an escalating number of bitter disputes.
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One studio in a rural town has recorded more than 50 such songs since the pandemic began. The artists hope the music that chronicles this strange era will be the most memorable — and most played — on local airwaves.
The 27-year-old overtook 21-year-old Matthew Wolff in a tournament that was delayed three months amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Post columnist Michelle Singletary has an honest conversation about affirmative action.
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Rep. Shalala: Ginsburg 'would have been mortified' by push to fill seat before election
Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.), a friend of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, spoke to The Washington Post on Sep. 19 about her early years and her path to the Supreme Court.
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Supporters of President Trump cheer as he arrives to speak during a campaign rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport in Fayetteville, N.C., on Saturday. (AP)
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Joe Biden says he would end the use of private prisons and increase funding for halfway housing. The president falsely says Biden would close the prison system.
It is the first time Joe Biden has held a cash advantage over the incumbent.
The raucous nature of the rally stood in contrast to the vigil held for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Washington.
The Trump administration plans this week to spell out how it intends to enforce U.N. sanctions against Iran that the international community says it has no right to reimpose because it withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s currency sank to a historic low.
The Taliban and Afghan government launched peace talks last week but haven’t yet agreed on the basic format of the negotiations.
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A visa clampdown and rising resentment toward foreigners amid the pandemic is fueling worries among some Indian tech and finance workers.
The prime minister will lay out a plan for a Canada that is “healthier and safer, greener and more competitive.”
Among younger generations, there is less tolerance for claims of free expression as a cover for Islamophobia.
Storm surge flooding is already underway as Beta slowly approaches.
Some say the cause is not as important as the reality, while others worry human-affected climate change will make storms more intense and dangerous.
Federal officials have investigated cases of people flying while capable of spreading the virus, but confirming such transmissions is difficult.
The letter mailed from Canada was intercepted before it reached the White House, according to officials.
From the Magellan spacecraft, cameras captured images of the volcanic peak named Idunn Mons in the Imdr Regio area of Venus. Bright areas are rough or have steep slopes. (NASA/ESA)
Insulin is the poster child for outrageous prescription prices, but patients are paying ever more to treat depression, asthma, HIV, cholesterol and more.
Doctors are urging people to get the annual flu vaccine to prevent a "twindemic" this fall and winter.
Groups helping adoptees seek reunions say they’re seeing a growth in activity.
“Darkening Day” features movies made to be watched in schools and libraries.
Cam Newton dives with the ball but is stopped short of the goal line as time expires Sunday night in Seattle. (AP)
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Russell Wilson’s five touchdown passes and that goal line stand in the final seconds allowed Seattle to hold on to beat New England, 35-30, in a Sunday night thriller.
The Slovenian cyclist won the race on the day before his 22nd birthday.
Braymer pitched five scoreless innings, and the Nationals beat the Marlins, 15-0, in Game 2 after falling, 2-1, in Game 1.
(The breakdown of chlorophyll is responsible for the season’s picturesque foliage. (Getty Images)
What looks like pretty scenery to us is a matter of deadly serious survival for trees.
Her mother died at 60, so she’d rather save less aggressively and spend a little more today.
He wants ex’s new spouse to be excluded from small family gatherings.
Reader agreed to be social media friend but doesn’t get any “likes.”
A file photo of the late justice with Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson. (Courtesy of Margot Schulman)
The legal icon, who died Friday, was perhaps the most faithful patron of theater and opera in the upper echelons of officialdom.
Paulson embraces the fear that comes with inhabiting the iconic “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” villain in the latest Netflix series from Ryan Murphy.
As the reality show returns amid the news that it will soon come to an end, we look back at our favorite fights, laughs, baby births and oh-so-many weddings.
In an era when the genre was focused on girl-chasing and lewd jokes, this high school romp starring Emma Stone redefined coming-of-age confidence.
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A selection of Van Gogh’s correspondence gives us a fuller picture of the man behind the mercurial reputation.
People watch the sunset from the hills of Tío Pío Park. (Guillermo Gutierrez for The Post)
Visitors can travel to the islands if they take a coronavirus test and test negative within 72 hours of their arrival in the state.
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The package included a note: “You forgot something at Khao Yai National Park.”
Qantas said its flight that departs and arrives at the same airport sold out within 10 minutes.