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The Defense Department had defended the Aug. 29 operation as a “righteous strike,” saying that officials believed the car was loaded with explosives for an imminent attack. In fact, the driver was a longtime aid worker for a U.S.-based group and was hauling water cans.
In the aftermath of the strike, expert analysis suggested no evidence of explosives in the targeted vehicle.
Journalists for Etilaatroz newspaper sort through the decade-long archive before moving the newsroom to a new building in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 15. (Lorenzo Tugnoli for The Post)
The Etilaatroz daily, one of Afghanistan’s few remaining critical outlets, is facing financial problems and concerns over its security and future. The Taliban has sought to silence a vibrant media ecosystem, one of the most significant achievements of the 20-year American and Western presence.
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A panel of North Carolina judges said the state’s law requiring voters to present photo identification before casting ballots “was enacted in part for a discriminatory purpose” against African American voters.
A protester's face is visible through the broken glass door of the House chamber as security agents point their weapons at him in Washington on Jan. 6. (Bill O’Leary/The Post)
There are about 73 pleas, with roughly 600 charged and dozens still jailed. Ahead of the Justice for J6 rally, a look at where the defendants stand.
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A Los Angeles jury convicted Robert Durst on Friday of murdering his best friend 20 years ago in a case that took on new life after the New York real estate heir participated in a documentary that connected him to the slaying linked to his wife’s 1982 disappearance
Two Dutch ministers resigned this week after criticism of their role in evacuation efforts.
Afghan boys read the Koran in a madrassa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul on April 18. (Omar Sobhani/Reuters)
“All middle and high schools and madrassas should begin teaching from tomorrow, Saturday,” the announcement read. “All male students and male teachers must be present at their schools.”
Urns containing the cremated remains of 13 Maricopa County residents are placed in their resting place at White Tanks Cemetery. (Caitlin O’Hara for The Post)
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Beethoven had music. Picasso — painting. Lori Ann Talens’s genius manifested itself in a more peculiar way: counterfeiting coupons.
Heavy rain is still falling in parts of the Deep South while two other systems develop in the Atlantic.
Foraging is “like the adult Easter egg hunt, just going out and finding something. It’s very primal.”
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.
The Nats must develop more players who are worth paying good money to see, so Septembers at the ballpark can go back to being electric.
In a statement to The Washington Post, Brad Holman and Larry Pardo wrote that the Nationals “pretended” to consider their request for religious exemptions.
Salazar was banned in 2019 by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which cited alleged actions that he and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown undertook between 2009 and 2012.
The Washington Football Team’s head coach found reasons for both hope and concern in a resilient win over the New York Giants.