Democracy Dies in Darkness
Officials overseeing the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, an arm of the federal health department, used millions of dollars from the fund to pay for unrelated salaries, administrative expenses and even removing office furniture, according to an inspector general investigation of a whistleblower complaint.
It’s unclear whether increasing U.S. vaccine numbers will help return schools to in-person learning. A CDC report said that schools haven't been a major center of transmission.
One in 7 adults say their households don't have enough to eat — a persistent crisis made worse by the pandemic.  The Post went to four states to spend time with people living with hunger and the people trying to help.
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The dream of an Arab Spring was dashed 10 years ago, but the movement may not be dead yet
Washington Post correspondents who covered the Arab Spring reflect on the uprisings and the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, under pressure from jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s social media network, said sites are “de facto competing with states.”
President Biden aired allegations of human rights abuses and cyberspying in a phone call with the Russian president.
The looming showdown between President Biden and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is made more fraught by domestic pressures within both countries.
The new testing protocol comes ahead of the country’s largest holiday, when billions of trips are normally made nationwide.
The breakdown in negotiations sets the table for what could be the district's fourth strike in a decade.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, an ally of President Trump, declared “victory” over the temporary restraining order.
A mass-vaccination site set up by Philly Fighting COVID at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Jan. 15. (Rachel Wisniewski for The Post)
A bungled sign-up form left seniors in tears, their appointments canceled. The group switched to a for-profit model without publicizing it. One volunteer alleged that the 22-year-old CEO had pocketed vaccine doses, and another described a “free-for-all” where unsupervised 18- and 19-year-olds vaccinated one another and posed for photos.
Thanks to a changing political calculus among leading Democrats, statehood isn't as far-fetched as it once seemed.
The Maryland Transportation Authority is exploring three potential corridors for adding a third span to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to relieve traffic backups. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
Public hearings on the findings, scheduled for this winter, also have been postponed.
Solar panels are stacked in a warehouse in Albuquerque. (Susan Montoya Bryan/AP)
As the cost of renewable energy plummets and climate change awareness grows,  renewables, heavy industry efficiencies and novel transport ideas are attracting mainstream investors.
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Zendaya, left, and John David Washington in “Malcolm & Marie.” (Dominic Miller/Netflix)
What starts out looking like a commercial for a luxury brand ends up more akin to “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” albeit with prettier people.
The Fabulous Ladies Book Club has shown that immunization efforts aren’t just about getting shots into arms.
The most common resolution involves not just spending more time reading but reaching a specific number of books.