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The new Republican cuts target the extra $300 in weekly payments that millions of Americans have received in addition to their unemployment checks. The White House has said it does not believe the federal benefits have created a significant crunch in the labor market. 
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the party’s third-highest leader, has engaged in a raging months-long dispute with other House Republicans in a battle over the party’s principles.
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With his memoir, the star of “Pretty in Pink” and “St. Elmo’s Fire” serves up the tantalizing memories he once tried to forget.
In vaccinating more than 60 percent of its population, the Seychelles used two products that appear to be less effective on symptomatic covid-19. 
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's party gained a strong showing in Scottish Parliament elections, setting up a potential clash with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
From left, Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Bo, Malia and Sasha on the south lawn in 2009. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
“He was exactly what we needed and more than we ever expected,” former president Barack Obama said in an Instagram post Saturday.
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Billionaire Elon Musk is set to host "Saturday Night Live" on May 8. He faces criticism from both fans of the show and its own cast members.
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Palestinians react to stun grenades during clashes in Jerusalem's Old City. (Reuters)
More than 200 protesters were injured in clashes with police in Jerusalem's Old City late Friday as tensions flared over the planned evictions of several Palestinian families from a nearby Arab neighborhood, according to emergency agencies.
The step means that the Chinese-made vaccine can be used to bolster efforts to share doses globally.
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Shapewear sales, which tumbled early in the pandemic, are surging again with Americans eager to lift, compress and smooth out their forms.
Jonathan Bush1930–2021
Jonathan Bush, father of Billy Bush and uncle of President George W. Bush, was the last surviving sibling of the 41st president.
Facing pandemic-era crowd limits and a bitter internal feud over to how to pick candidates for November's elections, the state's GOP party is holding a convention like none other.
The magazine’s sanguine cover story belies the internal discord unleased by the recent piece from Cathy Merrill, chief executive of Washingtonian Media. Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
Cathy Merrill’s essay in The Washington Post shocked her employees, who saw it as a threat to their job status.
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
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The Ad Council and its partners had to find a message that a fractured nation could somehow agree on. Here's how they did it.
Baseball is the grand citadel of mealy-mouthing.
The Grammy winner reflects on being off the road for the first time since he was a teenager.
Meet the Walter Cronkites of the video platform.
This colorful still is entitled “Cybaroque Bernini.” (Anna Louise Simpson))
A global ecosystem of artists has penetrated the once-niche space of non-fungible token (NFTs), prompted by passion and curiosity. Most aren’t raking in millions or leading major sales. But many are making a decent living — ditching side gigs and supporting families — all by selling art in a form most of us hadn’t even heard of until the Beeple sale.
Months after "Potential Breakup Song" went viral on TikTok, Aly and AJ Michalka are releasing a new album meant to feel "timeless and classic."