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The Democratic senator from West Virginia is the focal point of the White House and lawmakers from both parties seeking to steer the fate of legislation to address U.S. democracy, taxes, police brutality and climate change.
Christopher Rufo, once a documentary filmmaker, has become a go-to activist for Republicans in a fight over race.
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Mental health experts talk about why understanding your whiteness is an important part of self awareness for White people.
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Jake Sullivan also weighed in on the North Korean nuclear issue and President Biden’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Uganda’s team was reportedly vaccinated with AstraZeneca and tested negative for the virus before departure.
Michele Roosevelt Edwards, then known as Michele Ballarin, is seen in Warrenton, Va., in 2013. (D.A. Peterson for The  Post)
The 2021 summer solstice arrives at 11:32 p.m. Eastern time. The days only get shorter from here.
Investigators have detained a suspect who they believe gave her a ride in his car, took her to a wooded area, and beat and stabbed her, according to reports.
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Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) is one of the lawmakers trying to abolish forced prison labor. (AP)
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The 13th Amendment outlawed slavery “except as a punishment for crime.” That caveat stands today, allowing forced labor in prisons.
Butler County, Ala., Coroner Wayne Garlock said the 15 vehicles crashed when they likely hydroplaned on I-65 about 35 miles south of Montgomery. As much as 12 inches of rain from Tropical Depression Claudette fell on the area on Saturday.
Rev. John Marsh of the Bella Vista Baptist Church in Edgewater, Fla., has heard his congregants ask about anti-vaccine rumors. (Drea Cornejo/The Post)
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
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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.
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The news anchor talks about finding his groove, speaking with authority and confronting racism in America.