Democracy Dies in Darkness
Legislation that would write protections for LGBTQ Americans into civil rights law is at an impasse due to sharpening Republican rhetoric, one key Democrat’s insistence on bipartisanship, and the Senate’s 60-vote supermajority rule.
Nearly a month after a cease-fire ended 11 days of intense fighting, neither side is eager for a return to a full air war, according to military and political analysts, although the situation remains volatile.
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The 13th Amendment outlawed slavery “except as a punishment for crime.” That caveat stands today, allowing forced labor in prisons that disproportionately hold people of color.
From left: Sara Zemmahi, a local political candidate; Saliha Koussa, a writer; Nathalie Bendjilali, a stay-at-home mother. (France Keyser for The Post)
Muslim women throughout France — teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, mothers — face challenges around their headscarves every day. Nine of them told The Post their stories.
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The addition of Andy Karsner to the energy company’s board shows how much has changed among Republicans in the energy business,
Russell Henley, Mackenzie Hughes and Louis Oosthuizen share the U.S. Open lead after 54 holes, but a pack of contenders is right behind.
For more than three-quarters of a century, Osceola "Ozzie" Fletcher was not formally recognized for being wounded in action.
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First grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed or reopen in the midst of the pandemic.
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President Biden faces big challenges and hard decisions on infrastructure, voting rights and the pandemic, testing liberals’ loyalty and whether bipartisanship is possible.
As President Biden hopscotched across Europe, his most prominent message was the need for democracy to prevail over autocracy. But in fighting for democratic values abroad, he risks seeming as if he is looking past the threats in the U.S.
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Ethiopia is set to hold a twice-delayed national election on Monday in what the government has heralded as a long-awaited emergence into multi-party democracy.
A court in Italy has convicted four African immigrants in the drugging, sexual assault and slaying of an Italian teen in Rome.
Col. Sohrab Azimi was among 23 commandos killed as the insurgent group seeks to make gains with the U.S. military leaving the fight.
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
The District's sandwich scene is stuffed with delicious options.
Members of the DC Design Collective, from left, Dennese Guadeloupe Rojas, Charles Almonte, Iantha Carley, Shawna Underwood and Quintece Hill-Mattauszek at the Janus et Cie showroom. (André Chung for The Post)
Members of the DC Design Collective, formed last year, are determined to create change for themselves.
Readers hate two things the most: poetry and corny old jokes.
The news anchor talks about finding his groove, speaking with authority and confronting racism in America.
Sly Stone, shown performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969, is featured in the documentary “Summer of Soul.”  (Searchlight Pictures)
Like fiction, documentaries grapple with the present by delving into the past.
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The executive also explained Nintendo's mobile business, and how the company handles licensing issues.
Edgar Wright’s documentary explores the bewitching and bemusing charms of Ron and Russell Mael.