Democracy Dies in Darkness
ACLU of Ohio legal director Freda Levenson at the Ohio Supreme Court during Dec. 8 arguments in a challenge to election maps. (AP)
The justices will consider “independent legislature theory,” which some legal theorists describe as a literal reading of the Constitution. Voting rights advocates fear it could let state lawmakers twist election laws to favor one party.
The M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS. (Anastasia Vlasova for The Post)
Ukrainian soldiers love the HIMARS launcher’s superior range and accuracy but say that many more are needed. “Had they been here much earlier, I think we would’ve already been done with this war,” a unit commander said.
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An oil drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. (Bloomberg News)
The proposal, aimed in part to win over Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), falls short of President Biden’s campaign pledge to end fossil fuel leasing for good.
Isla McNabb sounds out words such as “excited" and “rainbow” from cards. (Amanda McNabb)
Isla McNabb's parents suspected their daughter was highly intelligent when, at less than 2½, she learned hundreds of words by sounding them out phonetically.
July Fourth
Fireworks explode over the Old Stone School in Hillsboro, Va., on June 26. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
In many places, the big story over the long weekend will be the heat, but some storms will pepper the nation’s midsection. A few could be severe.
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Olney Theatre Center production of the classic musical features deaf and hearing actors.
On June 23, the Potomac, Md., museum opened a new, custom-designed pavilion housing a monumental 2017 sculptural installation by Richard Serra.