Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Biles still could take part in the balance beam final, which is scheduled for Tuesday.
Many faced online abuse from people opposed to the Games.
Online criticism in Japan of Naomi Osaka grew after her Olympic loss. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Olympic representation is meaningful to Japan's “hafu,” or mixed-race citizens, but daily life isn't so accommodating.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States20201454
3Russian O.C.11151238
Morning Mixchevron-rightStories from all over
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With restrictions lifting and schedules changing, both pets and humans are experiencing separation anxiety.
Moody’s data shows there are still more than 6 million renters who are behind on payments.
Ray Lucas rescued his 18-month-old daughters, Milan and Malaysia, from a house fire in Eastpointe, Mich.
A photo of Henrietta Lacks at the home of her grandson, Ron Lacks, in 2017. Lacks’s cells were collected from her without consent. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
Ben Crump says he plans to seek compensation from the pharmaceutical companies than made money from medical research that used her cells.
As indoor masking rules took effect  Saturday, the normalcy that some residents had begun to experience when pandemic restrictions were lifted was dashed.
Health officials are struggling to respond to a surge in infections, ushered in by the delta variant of the coronavirus.
From left, Reyna Sosa, Gloria Gomez and Reina Moreno protest Saturday in front of the home of D.C. Council member Brooke Pinto (D-Ward 2). (Michael Blackshire/The Post)
Protesters renewed calls for the D.C. Council to include an additional $165 million in the new city budget to help workers not eligible for federal coronavirus pandemic aid or unemployment benefits.
Chicago evened the series with a 6-3 victory Saturday night at Nationals Park.
Rafael Nadal practices at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center on Saturday. (Doug Kapustin for The Post)
After a nearly two-month hiatus, Rafael Nadal will return to competition in Washington, a boon for the Citi Open.
The Friends of the National Museum of the American Latino helped persuade Congress to create the new cultural site and is pressing for it to be built in the increasingly crowded space.
Derek Paley, director of the Maryland Robotics Center, wants to make scooters more accessible throughout the D.C. region. (Derek Paley)
An artificial intelligence expert has recruited a group of College Park students to build and test scooters that will reposition themselves in more convenient locations so people will use them more often.
Cruelty to a girlfriend drove her away and now "the guilt is killing me."
Her “bandwidth” is for their 2 young children, and he resents it.
Woman loses boyfriends when she refuses to move in.
The Korean American artist is the subject of an international traveling retrospective, the first major show since his death in 2006. Widely regarded as the founder of video art, he famously coined the term “electronic superhighway.” And his most famous work, “TV Buddha,” endures as a standoff between spirituality and technology — and between past and future.
A new collection of her writings is by turns merry, angry and jarringly sad.
This arresting photograph, titled “Soul of the Ganges,” was captured in 2019. (Ximena Echague)