Democracy Dies in Darkness
The GOP-dominated county board said Monday that the audit commissioned by state Republicans is promoting falsehoods and defaming public servants.
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Stories of loss and pain as covid-19 separated families from each other in their most vulnerable moments.
The FDA approved a stronger version of the drug that reverses opioid overdoses. Some critics fear it could cause harm.
Cryptocurrency’s extraordinary run has attracted hordes of new investors, drawn by the potential for huge profits and a culture soaked in humor and risk-taking.
The pathway to slower climate change is not impossible, says the International Energy Agency, but is “perhaps the greatest challenge humankind has ever faced.”
Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon, right, with Chinese businessman Guo Wengui in New York in November 2018. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
A Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the “linchpin” of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers said.
The head of the New York Racing Association said his organization had to act to “protect the integrity of the sport for our fans, the betting public and racing participants.”
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All that is separating the end of Alex Ovechkin's 13-year contract with the Caps and his free agency this summer is the 2021 Stanley Cup playoffs.
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The announcement of at least 20 million doses marked the first time the United States has said it would share vaccines authorized for domestic use.
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) challenged Anthony S. Fauci over whether the U.S. government funded dangerous research in China. Here’s what they were talking about.
Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) is the lone Democratic holdout on the For the People Act, a sprawling overhaul of federal elections and campaign finance law. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
A push for sweeping federal election legislation appears to be dying out, and key Democrats said they have little more than blind hope that a breakthrough will materialize.
An Indian police officer helps a driver cross the flooded street as Cyclone Tauktae hits Mumbai and nearby areas on May 17. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The incident occurred Sunday night during prayers held in an unfinished synagogue with no occupancy permit.
A memorial for Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Jimmy Carter pardoned Peter Yarrow for what he did to a 14-year-old girl in a D.C. hotel room in 1969. But the Peter, Paul and Mary star is accused of sexually assaulting others, too.
Buddy Roemer1943–2021
The Harvard-educated, reform-minded politician served in Congress before winning one term as governor in 1987.
Chicago Tribune appoints staffers Louisa Chu and Nick Kindelsperger as food critics to replace the retired Phil Vettel.
At Bubbie's Plant Burgers, Margaux Riccio and Shaun Sharkey have become more than a great working team. They're innovators in plant-based dining.
The co-founders of the Park View exhibition space — named But, Also — are trying to make art more accessible.
(Bloomberg News)
A multiyear plan by the Chamber to embrace Democrats has severed important relationships with fiscal conservatives in Washington.
The deadline to file your federal taxes is Monday. And, your tax return could determine the amount you're owed.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) voices her opposition to critical race theory at a news conference. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
D.W. Griffith’s 1915 paean to white supremacy predicted today’s political dysfunction, just with the wrong villains.
The "Saturday Night Live" episode also featured Keegan-Michael Key as host and Olivia Rodrigo as musical guest.
Professor Philip Nel writes that the cancel culture that "animates professional grievance actors today refers to culture under no threat of cancellation."