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The bill calls for an independent review of the Afghanistan war’s legacy and errors, and establishes a new way for the military to prosecute sexual assault and related crimes.
The companies announced that a booster raises antibodies high enough to block the variant. The early data, which is not yet peer-reviewed or published, suggests that two shots may not be sufficient to prevent infection from omicron.
Angela Merkel stepped down after four terms in office. At the head of a diverse coalition, Scholz faces several challenges, including a coronavirus surge, a possible crisis with Russia and the goal of moving Germany to greener energy.
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On Sept. 29, 1978, the Vatican announced that John Paul I was dead of a heart attack, his body discovered in bed by a priest who served as his personal secretary. That was just the first version of what happened.
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Fred Hiatt1955-2021
Over the course of his tenure on the editorial page, as an editorial writer, columnist and editorial page editor, Hiatt wrote hundreds of signed columns and even more unsigned editorials. His topics ranged broadly, but if there was one theme that dominated, it was his fierce commitment to protecting human rights and safeguarding democracy, at home and abroad.
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Manatees feed at a care center in Tampa. (AFP/Getty Images)
More than 1,000 Florida manatees — about 15 percent of the state’s population — have died this year, many from starvation as their food sources disappear.
A healthy snowpack this winter could help replenish water levels during the spring melt season but, if snowpack is limited, deficits will deepen.
The U.S. climate envoy said no government in the world can fund clean energy at the scale necessary to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but the private sector could help fill that gap in investment.
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Ed Hatz of Lakewood, Calif., poses as Santa at the 84th annual Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School in Midland, Mich.
For those who don’t play video games, buying a gift for a gamer can be a risky proposition. While everyone may want one of the new-generation consoles, we’re going to focus on some less expensive, easier to find ideas.
For many who spent more than $800 on the calendar, opening the doors resulted in limited luxuries and a lot of disappointment.
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Yusaku Maezawa, 46, who is flying on a Russian spacecraft, joins a small group of wealthy entrepreneurs who are also private space travelers.
The issues at its East Coast data centers left customers unable to use services from companies such as collaboration-software provider Smartsheet.
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“Halo Infinite” hasn’t even officially released yet, but its esports circuit has hosted a series of open competitions for hundreds of teams vying for a spot to compete in the game’s first major tournament later this month.
The lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to redraw the boundaries of the city’s wards, making the fast-growing Navy Yard neighborhood a part of the historically low-income Ward 8 and the easternmost section of Capitol Hill a part of Ward 7.
Isabella Sanchez with her fifth-grade students at Garrison Elementary School in D.C. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
While educators in D.C. are more racially diverse than the national average, the city’s public and public charter schools have struggled to resolve a deficit of Latino teachers and male teachers of color.
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Garnet Hathaway joined Trevor van Riemsdyk and Nic Dowd on the list. All Capitals players and staffers are fully vaccinated, but the team’s booster status is unclear.
There are highlights. There are potential blowouts. There are 6-6 teams tangling at odd times of the day. And here’s the annual rundown of it all, a guide of what’s to come.
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Tony and Susie Troxler with baby Lily in Greensboro, N.C., on Oct. 3. (Courtesy of Susie Troxler)
"Having her in our lives is really quite the miracle,” Susie Troxler said about her infant.
Their son’s wife is shy and distant. How can these in-laws build a better relationship with her?
Reader’s husband understands they can’t see his unvaccinated family, but says they also shouldn’t see reader’s vaccinated mother.
Reader helps callers with questions, but finds it hard to end unrelated conversation that follows.
Ann Dowd, John Lithgow and Kevin Hart play characters from “Diff'rent Strokes.” (ABC)
In ABC's latest "Live in Front of a Studio Audience" special, Jennifer Aniston, Jon Stewart and more A-listers reenacted episodes of two classic sitcoms.
A posthumously published story collection by the best-selling author of “The Shadow of the Wind” blends the familiar with a new perspective.
The return of live music was the sweetest sound of the year, but it wasn’t the only high note.
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