Democracy Dies in Darkness
The nation's most deregulated energy economy was supposed to be a win for consumers, and for energy companies nimble enough to do business in a bustling, cacophonous market. Last week's cold snap plunged Texans into misery — and could reap billions for some firms.
The former president is making plans to launch a super PAC, has begun endorsing candidates and is plotting a possible 2024 run.
Annual closures are expected along the exotic road. But wildfire is reaching into places it has never been, stripping vegetation from fragile hillsides and causing more serious washouts.
Plans being discussed, while not finalized, may target firms with more than $2.5 billion in gross receipts annually.
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States will not impose any direct punishment on the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
Ahmed Abdullah al-Harbi resurfaced weeks later in Saudi Arabia after telling other activists he’d revealed their names to Saudi authorities.
Toronto Raptors' Jeremy Lin (17) drives past New York Knicks' Damyean Dotson (21) during an NBA game in 2019. (AP)
Jeremy Lin has recounted his experiences with racism in recent appearances and on social media while pressing for change as anti-Asian bias becomes more pervasive.
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As Biden calls for unity, he is using a legislative process that requires no Republican votes
Despite calls for unity, President Biden plans to pass his first major policy via budget reconciliation, a legislative process that requires no GOP votes.
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More than 11,000 people were arrested during protests for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Their stories are starting to emerge.
The Trump administration designated the IRGC as terrorists. Its ranks are filled with military conscripts.
The average life span of a pangolin is unknown. The animal's average size ranges from 45 inches to 4.5 feet long. A pangolin can weigh anywhere from 4 to 72 pounds. (Justin Mott)
The chariot was found on the grounds of what is one of the most significant ancient villas in the area around Vesuvius, with a panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea. on the outskirts of the ancient Roman city.
U.S. officials hope to use diplomacy to restore the nuclear deal while curbing Tehran’s support for militia groups.
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A one-man operation repurposes used lithium batteries from electric vehicles for campers and RVs in Quartzsite, Ariz.
Jere’e Clark was driving by when she stopped to help the desperate 10-year-old. Several other people had kept driving, prosecutors said.
After delays, 3,500 appointments for high-priority Washington Zip codes got filled, but then came the heartache and frustration of computer glitches that appeared to foil many city residents.
The coronavirus has significantly altered travel routines for scores of residents in the Washington metro area, and many respondents say they do not expect to return to their former commuting habits once the pandemic ends.
Serifat Busari, left, poses with her client, Shirley. (Arc Northern Chesapeake Region)
The position of direct support professional is not well-known, but it is crucial to helping people with disabilities maintain independence amid the pandemic.
Sharbat in Adams Morgan welcomes visitors with expertly made sweet and savory baked goods from Azerbaijan.
The National Museum of Mathematics presents an augmented-reality art show you look at on your phone.
A new anthology compiles decades of music writing from the 90-year-old jazz critic.
The silhouette unveiled in 1969 honors the league’s first Black players to make an imprint on professional basketball, change it forever and assume its throne. They still deserve that recognition. 
Tiger Woods played with his son Charlie at a December father-son tournament in Orlando. (AP)
A transcendent golfer occupies our headspace like no other athlete, thanks to the unadorned intimacy and longevity afforded by the sport. That role for Woods is now in question.
D.C. United winger Paul Arriola is spending the offseason on loan with second-division Swansea City, which is in a tight race for promotion.
The Rams overcame several coronavirus issues and beat undefeated Briar Woods in the title game Friday.
Benjamin Kagan, 14, helps hundreds of people in the Chicago area register to be vaccinated as demand for the shots outstrips supply. (Kagan family photo)
A high school freshman created a team of volunteers to help hundreds of people register for their shots as opportunities to get vaccinated remain elusive.
The job will help his finances, but it upsets his children. How can he maintain a strong bond?
Friends or family members often insist on preparing food they think is safe. But it often isn’t.
Is it proper etiquette to work out possible technical problems in advance?