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The action grew out of a leak investigation surrounding reporting on Russia’s role in the 2016 election.
Six months after his Election Day loss, the defeated ex-president has emerged — propelled primarily by a thirst for retribution, a quest for the spotlight and a desire to maintain control over the GOP base, former senior White House advisers said.
Alfredo Solis, owner of Mezcalero Cocina Mexicana, works in an outdoor kitchen on Wednesday, the Cinco de Mayo holiday. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
Reopening guidelines in Washington remain tighter than in neighboring suburbs and other cities nationwide, threatening to send business elsewhere.
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The federal charges could add additional time in prison or other penalties for the four former officers, independent of state-level convictions.
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Elinore McCance-Katz speaks at a coronavirus task force briefing last November. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Elinore McCance-Katz spoke out against the coronavirus response, saying the risks had been exaggerated.
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The congressman is not the first among Republicans who voted to impeach or convict former president Donald Trump to face political repercussions back home.
“Can we move forward without President Trump? The answer is no,” Sen. Lindsey O. Graham said in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is followed by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) as they walk from the House Chamber following a joint session to confirm electoral votes on Jan. 6. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
The Texas Republican's insistence he was just raising concerns is undercut by a new video.
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At least two dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in a week of antigovernment protests.
The step means that the vaccine can be used to bolster efforts such as the Covax initiative to share doses equitably around the world.
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More than a dozen states have similar laws restricting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
The Oregon Health Authority said at least 74 people associated with the  Peoples Church in Salem have tested positive for covid-19 — one of the state’s largest workplace outbreaks.
California condors rest on Cinda Mickols's deck in Tehachapi, Calif. (AP)
Cinda Mickols arrived at her house in Tehachapi, Calif., to find that an unusually large flock of the endangered condors had pooped all over her deck.
With the shuttered Crummell School in the background, youths including 13-year-old Diamonte Powell, center, play football in the street in Ivy City last month.
In a neighborhood with vast wealth gaps and no playground, housing tensions threaten plans to build a recreation center at a long-closed school.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
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Experts say Alden Global Capital’s bid to take over the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other newspapers isn’t what it seems.
The Super League ignited protests from fans, soccer bodies, and even politicians. (Matt Dunham/AP)
Three-quarters of the short-lived Super League committed to a series of measures imposed by UEFA. Three holdouts refused to renounce the project and may seek damages.
“After the play, I would have never thought that all this would have blown up,” Tom Wilson said. “It seemed [like a] fairly routine hockey scrum to me."
With no spring camp in 2020, Navy fell behind and never really caught up during a 3-7 season.
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Buffy Cafritz and Barbara Walters at the ABC News brunch celebrating the inauguration in 2001. (Rebecca D'Angelo for The Post)
Cafritz, who passed away at 91, believed in the now-quaint notion that well-intentioned people can differ in their political beliefs and still like each other.
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Lonnie Chavis, left, and David Oyelowo on the set of “The Water Man,” Oyelowo’s directorial debut. (Courtesy of Karen Ballard)
David Oyelowo’s “The Water Man” is finally reaching screens after a tougher journey than it deserved.
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