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Some 649,000 employees gave notice in April, the sector’s largest one-month exodus in over 20 years — a reflection of pandemic-era strains and a strengthening job market.
Merrick Garland has been criticized by some Democrats over recent legal decisions, but the new attorney general insists he is plotting a straight course.
The former president and his trusted lieutenant both head to Trump Tower as prosecutors press Allen Weisselberg to turn on his boss.
The NCAA had contested a lower-court ruling that would allow colleges to offer greater academic-related perks to Division I football and men’s and women’s basketball players.
To get a sense of how employers are charting changing workplaces, The Washington Post posed questions about the pandemic and social justice to Top Workplaces winners — a list of 200 organizations that received high ratings from their employees in companywide surveys.
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First-grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed. In her Arizona school, that debate was much more personal.
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Detractors say it confuses voters. Supporters say it better represents the will of the people.
A proposal by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) almost certainly won't become law, but it signaled a softening by Democrats on voter ID.
Maricopa County ballots are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas, at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix on May 6. (AP)
The Rhode Island Democrat was asked whether the club has any non-White members. “I think the people who are running the place are still working on that, and I’m sorry it hasn’t happened yet,” he said.
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He wrote about rampant nepotism, hidden payrolls and self-dealing.
Protesters and advocates say they’re seeing the revival of a familiar tactic from the country’s long civil conflict: disappearances. According to the attorney general’s office, 84 remain unaccounted for.
The effort to silence the newspaper is emblematic of Beijing’s broader crackdown.
Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi, a cleric and former judiciary chief, is a hardline conservative who enjoyed the backing of Iran’s supreme leader and allied security services in last week’s presidential elections.
The move is a bid to defuse tensions in Spain’s deadlocked political crisis.
The sunset along the Georgetown Waterfront on Sept. 2, 2013. (Craig Hudson for The Post)
As the nation celebrates Juneteenth, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has introduced a bill to establish a federal memorial on the Georgetown waterfront commemorating the unknown number of kidnapped Africans believed to have arrived there.
Education promises to be a key issue in the Va. governor’s race; Md. plan is seen as national model.
Virginia reported a single death on Saturday, but the numbers crept up on Sunday and Monday — a reminder that the virus can still claim lives, especially in areas where vaccination rates are relatively low.
The Arlington resident is starring in Round House’s filmed production of the rock music-infused play ‘We’re Gonna Die.’
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
Eugene Izotov is principal oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, which recently returned to live concerts with an audience. (James Cornsilk/The Post)
Americans are shedding their sweatpants and venturing back to the workplace as more states reopen. People across the country described their return after 15 months at home.
U.S. stocks fell last week after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases might arrive sooner than expected.
A new economic era has arrived, and it features greater worker power, higher housing costs and very different ways of doing business. Policymakers are also contending with inflation and how Americans will react to high rates.
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Beeban Kidron, an advocate for children's digital rights, poses with Twisted Toys. (5Rights)
The campaign is part of a broader effort to get the United States to pass online protections for children.
You were less stressed about making decisions during the pandemic because there were fewer choices and the right ones were so clear.
The bride and groom along with 2 in the wedding party have rejected the coronavirus vaccine.
Hosts don’t want to include friends who have chosen not to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Lorna Mott Comes Home” is signature Johnson: a delightful, jet-setting comedy of manners.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
It’s a pleasure to spend time with the subject of ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.’
“Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are)” explores how heritage, more than history, shapes our views of a shared past.