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Similar to the way that footage of chokeholds and fatal shootings has led to a reassessment of police tactics, video of attacking police dogs and the resulting physical injuries are beginning to alter the image of the controllable K-9.
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Drones helped shift Libya’s civil war in Turkey’s favor and aided Azerbaijan, Ankara’s ally, in prevailing over Armenian forces.
The Utah Department of Public Safety was counting bighorn sheep in a remote area of the state when workers discovered a monolith on Nov. 18. (Utah Department of Public Safety)
The tall metal object had baffled officials — and delighted the public, with no one seeming to know who put it there or why.
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John Lennon released his last album 40 years ago. This photographer documented the recording.
Roger Farrington was the photographer who documented the recording of “Double Fantasy,” the final studio album released by John Lennon.
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Maria Bartiromo in 2019. (AP)
Over 45 minutes, the opinion host did not press the president for evidence of his claims of election fraud.
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The increase raises questions about pandemic-related stress. There are no comprehensive studies of suicide rates and lockdowns, but the data from East Asia adds to the debate.
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Road to Recovery
Binish Desai has already made more than 40,000 bricks for projects including homes and factories, and is gearing up to produce 15,000 a day.
Greg Cruey, 60, is a middle-school teacher in deep-red McDowell County, W.Va. (Denise Hyatt)
“I still get the kid that wants to know if it’s true that 100,000 dead people voted in Michigan,” says Greg Cruey, a social studies teacher in West Virginia.
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Shifting climate baselines conceal warming that occurred in the past; our new "normals" differ strongly from normals decades ago.
Tony Hsieh1973-2020
Tony Hsieh built the shoe and clothing retailer into a billion-dollar business before selling it to Amazon and led revitalization efforts in downtown Las Vegas.
Although some retailers have suspended Santa visits or moved them online, others are forging ahead with extra precautions and backup plans in hopes of getting customers into stores.
The work created a cascading set of errors, the company acknowledged in a lengthy postmortem Saturday.
Because of the pandemic, the state’s House and Senate will strictly limit the number of bills that can be introduced for the General Assembly session that begins Jan. 13.
The Vatican’s ceremony to elevate new cardinals was unusual for its new safety rules in light of the pandemic. 
Terrence Byrd, coach of the Maryland Heat Youth Football team, talks to his players on a field in Virginia where they were allowed to practice. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Youth coaches and parents say some shut-down teams are traveling to counties where sports are permitted.
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Their date for dating’s sake last year transcended their age difference.
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The NFL's coronavirus issues widened as new health restrictions in Santa Clara County had the 49ers facing the possibility of moving their practices and home games.
New Orleans become the second NFL team to lose a draft choice for violations of coronavirus protocols, joining the Las Vegas Raiders.
The Vanderbilt senior became the fourth woman to play in a major college football game but the first to appear in the Power Five, the sport’s tiptop tier. 
Mike Tyson, 54, and Roy Jones Jr., 51, went the distance in their eight-round exhibition Saturday night before the judges scored the fight a draw.
Joanna Harcourt-Smith in “My Psychedelic Love Story.” (Nafis Azad/Showtime)
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