Democracy Dies in Darkness
Religious organizations said they were illegally targeted by pandemic-related restrictions imposed to combat spiking coronavirus cases. The 5-to-4 order was the first show of solidified conservative strength on the court since Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation.
Americans crowded airports in the days leading up to Thanksgiving as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the United States. (Video and photo: Reuters)
Masses of Americans are choosing to follow through with plans to visit family and friends this week despite surging coronavirus cases — a scenario that officials in other countries are trying to avert ahead of other upcoming holidays.
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President Trump’s pardon of Flynn marks a full embrace of the retired general he had ousted from the White House after only 22 days — and a final salvo against the Russia investigation that shadowed the first half of his term in office.
Diego Maradona died Wednesday at age 60. (Reuters)
The mesmerizing Argentine midfielder lived at full speed, never satisfied, drawn to the bright lights.
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People sit outside a Western Union office in Havana. (Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images)
Cuban Americans turned out for President Trump in massive numbers. Now President-elect Joe Biden must find a way to reembrace the historic Obama-era opening with communist Cuba without ceding Florida to the Republicans in 2024.
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The former president, weighing in on why many Hispanic voters turned to Trump, displayed a lack of understanding about the growing voting bloc.
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In near-identical tweets this week, GOP Sens. Tom Cotton (Ark.), Josh Hawley (Mo.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) all came out pretty aggressively against President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks.
The president-elect has committed to the installation of 500,000 charging stations by 2030 and extending a tax credit for the purchase of the vehicles.
Braun, a Democrat from Illinois, who served with President-elect Joe Biden, said in an interview that she is interested in serving as the next interior secretary.
A man sits outside his family’s flooded home in Bajos de Choloma, Honduras, after Hurricane Iota. (Enncarni Pindado)
Weeks after the one-two punch of Eta and Iota, tens of thousands remain displaced. The impoverished country is appealing to the international community for aid.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned civilians in Mekele to “disarm, stay at home and stay away.”
Their online group —  nearly 1,500 people excitedly discussing the vaccine trial — is one of the quirkiest corners in the global race for a vaccine.
Billy Lewis and Emily Bugg. (Sophie Cazottes Photography)
When the pandemic upended their wedding plans, Emily Bugg and Billy Lewis tied the knot at Chicago’s city hall last month instead. But there was still one piece of unfinished business: What to do about their $5,000 nonrefundable catering deposit?
Peter Newsham is the latest experienced chief to resign or retire as jurisdictions nationwide reexamine the role of policing after widespread demonstrations for social and racial justice.
Local officials are pleading with residents to stay home for Thanksgiving and avoid gatherings.
Medium Rare employees in Arlington. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Post)
The Washington-area restaurant chain Medium Rare is making more than 3,000 dinners for seniors spending Thanksgiving alone.
Outages at Amazon Web Services’ northern Virginia datacenters left customers scrambling Wednesday to get their computing systems and web services working.
Economists say they are concerned that the current surge of the coronavirus, combined with Congress’ failure to pass stimulus help, could send the recovery backwards.
Postal carrier Eric Bair puts tire chains on his truck before delivering mail during a snowstorm on Nov. 13 in Moscow, Idaho. (AP)
Fresh off delivering millions of ballots in the election, the U.S. Postal Service is turning its attention to another massive undertaking — “Operation Santa.” But these letters to Saint Nick will be digitized and posted online for “elves” — anyone hoping to spread holiday cheer — to adopt and fulfill the gift lists.
The White House has pressured the Defense Department to move forward with a plan to allow a private company to lease electromagnetic spectrum necessary for 5G communication networks. Industry analysts say such an opportunity would be worth at least $50 billion.
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. (AP)
There will be NFL games even if gatherings of friends and family will be limited or nonexistent if people follow CDC guidelines. 
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Navy and GW opened their men’s seasons Wednesday, and the normalcy was a welcome reprieve.
The Cavaliers’ 89 points against Towson would have been their most in a game last season.
“The Conners” has been among a number of prime-time shows to shoot and return to the air during the pandemic. (Eric McCandless/ABC)
To watch scripted television in recent weeks is to believe Hollywood has steamrolled through the coronavirus pandemic. But the up-to-the-minute pandemic plotlines gild what insiders say has been a very tumultuous time.
Stewart, who stars in DuVall's “Happiest Season,” says aspects of the lesbian rom-com felt “so familiar to me that it’s, like, finally.”