Democracy Dies in Darkness
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The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber days after Democrats took control.
A Sunday Zoom call involving some key centrist lawmakers in both parties and Biden administration officials was an early test for whether the president’s relief plan has a chance of getting the support it would need to pass Congress with bipartisan backing.
The practice of shifting workers from appointee to career status occurs at the end of every presidency.
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The suggestions are not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion.
Civil rights activists say the White House cannot use the vice president's presence to justify delaying action on racial justice.
The former president, in his first political activity since leaving office, endorsed an ally for Arizona party chair who backed his false claims of election fraud.
The Jan. 6 attack showed that violent extremism is not a threat exclusively imported from foreign shores. Law enforcement and security officials, experts say, will face significant legal, political and cultural hurdles to battle a disease that seems to have taken hold in the nation’s nervous system.
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The company has forfeited its responsibilities to society. It’s time to push back, speaking the only language the owners understand.
They came to the United Arab Emirates for work but say employment agencies trafficked them to Syria as maids.
A nurse administers a coronavirus vaccine in California on Jan. 15. (AFP/Getty Images)
Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s senior infectious-disease expert, also said he now believes the coronavirus variant first detected in the United Kingdom is more deadly and spreads faster.
A country that prides itself on its welfare system has seen a proliferation of food banks for students.
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Many Americans grant that President Biden’s quest for a quieter culture is a nice enough goal, but many say the country’s divisions remain too deep to allow for such a shift.
The president’s relief package is being declared dead on arrival by senior Senate Republicans, who say there has been little, if any, outreach from the Biden team to get their support. Liberals are demanding the president ram the legislation through without GOP votes.
The first days of the Biden administration have produced a blizzard of fact sheets and memorandums, with aspirations of a return to regular order.
Syrian refugees salvage belongings from the wreckage of their shelters after a fire in December in Bhanine, Lebanon. (Ibrahim Chalhoub/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters across Russia called for the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny — a massive show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin and his widening crackdowns against challenges to his power.
In the tradition-bound sport, wrestlers facing coronavirus fears have two options: compete or leave forever.
Ben Gurion International Airport will be shuttered for at least a week as the country races to vaccinate more of its population.
Judge Guzmán said he celebrated in 1973 when Augusto Pinochet overthrew Chile’s democratically elected socialist president in a coup. It took years before Judge Guzmán understood the extent of the terror unleashed by Pinochet, his secret police and henchmen.
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Videos circulating on social media appear to show a police car, with lights and sirens on, plowing into numerous people in the crowd. Several people appear to hit the ground as the vehicle moves forward. It is not immediately clear how many people were impacted or where the vehicle hit them.
Law enforcement officials are considering forgoing charges against those who went into the building but are not linked to violence, threats or destruction.
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Bias in home valuations has contributed to the racial wealth gap.
There is no indication that activists protesting the church were responsible for the attack, the El Monte Police chief said.
Indianapolis police say five people, including a pregnant woman, have been shot to death inside a home in the city.
The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.
A coating of snow and sleet could fall around Washington on Monday evening, with greater amounts to the north.
Valarie Carey, sister of Miriam Carey, joins family and friends in a silent protest at the U.S. Capitol grounds in 2014. (Linda Davidson/The Post)
Her sister contrasts her fate to the treatment of Jan. 6 rioters.
And 11 shameful rationalizations that prevented so many Americans from seeing how bad things were getting.
I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
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Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving time in federal prison. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
They’d hired a hairdresser and a "super-stretch turbo diesel" limo for the occasion.
Actually, it’s time for him to put his foot down, or for you to put one foot in front of the other.
Sister is tired of hypercritical brother, who has recently taken aim at her gay daughter.
Reader doesn’t want to intrude in a dire situation, but knowing the crisis has passed would be helpful.
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Set to debut on the YoungArts website on Monday at 8 p.m., “Together” features work by 18 artists, who were each commissioned to create a bird.
His aggressive moves were paired with deference to states’ rights, James Oakes writes.
He had several Top 10 hits in the 1950s, then struggled to recover after a skull fracture in the 1960s.