Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Before this summer, Brody Malone had never competed in the Olympics or even the world championships.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States13141037
3Russian O.C.711725
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The German gymnasts at the Tokyo Olympics aren't the only female athletes fighting uniform status quo.
The deaths of several generals in a short space of time come as the revolutionary vanguard that has led the communist country for six decades hands over power to a new generation. It is not clear what caused the deaths, and there is no indication they were related.
Monks perform a ritual as 500,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine gifted from the United States arrived at Paro International Airport in Bhutan on July 12. (AP)
The feat by the reclusive Himalayan nation stands out in a region where nations like India and Bangladesh have grappled with surges of delta variant cases and low vaccination rates.
The bill Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) is expected to unveil would also prohibit companies from using targeted advertising against kids and teens, and require companies to get consent from teens before collecting their data.
Regulators are asking about employee meme stock trading and whether its two founders complied with financial registration rules.
Semiconductor chips are printed on to silicon wafers and loaded into containers in the clean room at GlobalFoundries Fab 8 in Malta, N.Y., on June 10. (Cindy Schultz for The Post)
The global auto industry will produce nearly 4 million fewer vehicles than planned this year because of the shortages, losing about $110 billion in sales.
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Bob Odenkirk. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Odenkirk’s representatives expressed his gratitude for the doctors, nurses, crew and producers who helped when he was admitted to the hospital Tuesday after collapsing on set.
Frankenthaler’s “Jacob’s Ladder” reminds that she birthed a school of painting.
Dev Patel plays Sir Gawain in David Lowery’s marvelous film adaptation of the Arthurian legend.
Tom McCarthy’s latest film is part thriller, part father-daughter psychodrama, part romance and part meditation on America’s changing role.