Democracy Dies in Darkness
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In a rare move, the CDC director overruled an advisory committee and added a recommendation that people 18 to 64 at risk of exposure and transmission because of their jobs may receive a booster shot against the coronavirus.
Steven Hatfill, a virologist who said he was intimately involved in the pandemic response, repeatedly described in emails how “election stuff” took precedence over coronavirus.
A spokesman for the recount, which was pilloried by experts as sloppy and biased, said there will be “updates in the final report” before its scheduled release Friday.
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As the Taliban imposes education restrictions, it’s not only suffocating this generation of Afghan girls but also triggering deja vu for the previous generation. Many of their mothers were children or teenagers during the Taliban regime between 1996 and 2001 and subjected to harsh Islamic codes that deprived women of virtually every basic right.
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Six weeks after the Taliban takeover, donor nations are taking a wait-and-see approach. Prices of food and basic goods are rising sharply at a time when many government officials have not been paid for months, and the Taliban victory has thrust hundreds of thousands of Afghan soldiers into joblessness.
A vaccination drive for migrant workers and the homeless is held in New Delhi on Sept. 15. (AP)
The coronavirus vaccine maker says there will be enough shots for “everyone on Earth," amid an outcry over unequal distribution.
The move came as the results of a GOP-backed audit in Arizona were expected to be released Friday.
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Could the United States soon be plunged into a recession and face financial calamity by defaulting on its loans for the first time ever? It’s at least a possibility as a deadline to raise the debt limit comes up in October.
Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepts a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Sept. 13. (Mohammed Saber/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The debate exposed the political and religious fault lines in the party caucus over Israel, pitting members of the so-called Squad, many of them Muslim, against Israel’s longtime Jewish supporters.
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Former members of the military who were forced out of the service for being gay say they still face repercussions from the policy that one lawmaker called “a dark chapter in the history of our nation’s military.”
A statue of former University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler stands outside the building named for him on the Ann Arbor campus. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
More than 950 people allege they were molested by a campus physician in what may turn out to be the largest such case in U.S. history.
Captain Steve Stricker of the United States at the opening ceremony for the 43rd Ryder Cup. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
Twelve Europeans arrive with an aggregate 38 Ryder Cups; the 12 Americans arrive with 12. This weekend at Wisconsin’s Whistling Straits could determine whether it’s better to have 38 or better to have 12.
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“I was in survival mode for so long, I wasn’t even on my priority list,” said Izzie Chea, mother of Benji, 5, and Julian, 8. (Michael Stravato for The Post)
The chaotic days of Zoom kindergarten and work-from-home are largely over — but some parents are still holding their breath about their unvaccinated kids.
A groom is thinking about taking his bride's last name. Both come from traditional backgrounds and are concerned about offending his parents.
Adult child is tired of Dad thinking bad behavior in the past never happened.
Dirty dishes and unflushed toilet bother reader but not 2 others living in the house.
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