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Is it more transmissible? Does it make people sicker? How well do vaccines fare against it? Scientists hope to have answers to some of their questions within weeks.
As a virus evolves to become more transmissible, it generally “loses” traits that are likely to cause severe disease, researchers said.
Jennifer and James Crumbley each pleaded not guilty to four counts of involuntary manslaughter. Watch their appearance via webcam at a virtual arraignment.
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For the second year in a row, many Americans are trying to find ways to safely celebrate. While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, a group of epidemiologists, infectious disease experts and physicians offer some advice.
Almost 21 months into the pandemic, the Capitol remains sealed off from the general public.
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Among the most vulnerable are villagers in South Sudan’s vast wetland of the Sudd, where the White Nile and its tributaries swelled to levels people said they had never seen.
Nearly 20 years after Rose Marie Moniz was found dead in her Massachusetts home, prosecutors identified her half brother as the prime suspect.
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District court Judge Jason Lidyard speaks to his staff over the phone in his chambers. (Adria Malcolm for The Post)
Jason Lidyard witnessed the trauma of substance abuse firsthand. Now he’s determined to keep those battling the same problems with their families.
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Artist Martin Smith cleans up before the 2019 unveiling of his Limestone of Lost Legacies Mural, which memorializes teens who died from gun violence. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
The city's police chief met Saturday with  teens and their families to discuss reshaping policing and confronting crime that too often impacts them directly.
Modern football analytics rely heavily on the pass. But effective rushing can't be tracked by numbers alone, and Washington has revived its season with a strategy seemingly in contrast with the rest of the league.
Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr leads the NFL in passing yards entering Sunday's matchup. (AP)
The Washington Football Team has a chance at its fourth straight win Sunday afternoon against the shorthanded Raiders at Allegiant Stadium.
Virtuoso musician Billy Preston, right, became the Beatles’ de facto fifth member. (AP)
All kinds of luminaries pop up in Peter Jackson’s three-part documentary.