Democracy Dies in Darkness
Nearly a month after a cease-fire ended 11 days of intense fighting, neither side is eager for a return to a full air war, according to military and political analysts, although the situation remains volatile. But neither side has been able to break out of the dynamic that has defined their confrontation since the early 2000s.
As President Biden hopscotched across Europe, his most prominent message was the need for democracy to prevail over autocracy. But in fighting for democratic values abroad, he risks seeming as if he is looking past the threats in the U.S.
Bob Baffert has said his sport must be reformed for the safety of its horses. But as horse deaths and drug violations mounted, thoroughbred racing’s top trainer used power and money to keep beating opponents — and regulators.
Emily Jump, 25, quit her job at a cosmetic dentistry firm to start her own microblading business. (Emily Jump)
For many people, the crisis was a “wake-up call,” spurring them to reset their career paths, launch their own businesses or leave the workforce altogether.
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The storm may produce up to 10 inches of rain and several tornadoes as it moves inland over the Southeast.
A multistate investigation began after at least 12 people were exposed to a dog from Azerbaijan that was among a group of 33 canines and one cat that arrived in Chicago on June 10.
For more than three-quarters of a century, Osceola "Ozzie" Fletcher was not formally recognized for being wounded in action.
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First grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed or reopen in the midst of the pandemic.
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President Biden faces big challenges and hard decisions on infrastructure, voting rights and the pandemic, testing liberals’ loyalty and whether bipartisanship is possible.
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Much of Democrats’ evolution on the filibuster tracks with the party gaining control of Congress and the White House, and with the spike in cloture motions over the years.
Two women share how their families coped, struggled and now wonder what’s ahead.
People take part in the Equality Parade, the largest gay pride parade in central and eastern Europe, in Warsaw on Saturday. (Czarek Sokolowski/AP)
The largest gay pride parade in central Europe took place again in Warsaw on Saturday for the first time after a pandemic-induced break — and amid a backlash in Poland and Hungary against LGBT rights.
A court in Italy has convicted four African immigrants in the drugging, sexual assault and slaying of an Italian teen in Rome.
In Montgomery County, vaccination numbers climb faster than for other age groups as teens became eligible.
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, knocked on doors in Anacostia Saturday, seeking  more takers for shots.
Groups gather in Black Lives Matter Plaza on Saturday in Washington, D.C. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
The area marked the newly declared federal holiday Saturday with parades, jump rope and joy.
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
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.
Readers hate two things the most: poetry and corny old jokes.
The news anchor talks about finding his groove, speaking with authority and confronting racism in America.
In January, President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, listen as Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, delivered the Inaugural invocation at the Lincoln Memorial. (AP)
The vote to allow some clergy to deny the nation’s second Catholic president access to the eucharist comes as the church confronts a decline in the number of adherents to the faith, especially among millennials, and grapples with profound internal fissures concerning theology, pastoring and human nature.
This was supposed to be your wedding weekend. How do you manage sadness over a canceled event while the world is in disarray?
She has told others she hope her parents won’t relocate, despite the considerable work of raising child with a severe illness.
Readers have been happy to occasionally care for friends’ cats. They worry that they’ll be asked to watch the pup.
Sly Stone, shown performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969, is featured in the documentary “Summer of Soul.”  (Searchlight Pictures)
Like fiction, documentaries grapple with the present by delving into the past.
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The executive also explained Nintendo's mobile business, and how the company handles licensing issues.
Edgar Wright’s documentary explores the bewitching and bemusing charms of Ron and Russell Mael.