Democracy Dies in Darkness
While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly. Party leaders say they don't want to re-litigate the election, but their allegiance to Donald Trump means they can’t escape his focus on the past.
Conservative media and activists are pelting Republicans who support the bill, which would authorize $1 billion a year to pay for more civics education, to abandon it. 
The Committee to Project Journalists expressed concerns that Israel was “deliberately targeting media facilities in order to disrupt coverage of the human suffering in Gaza.”
Pre-dawn Israeli airstrikes buried several Palestinian families beneath mounds of rubble in Gaza as rockets bombarded Tel Aviv and southern Israel and mass Palestinian protests took place throughout Israeli towns and in the West Bank.
Rural areas, where over 65 percent of India’s 1.3 billion people live, had been spared in the first wave of the pandemic but are now facing devastating numbers of infections.
The recent cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline combined with a pandemic-recovering economy have hit the trucking industry, which plays a crucial role in consumer spending.
Rombauer, an 11-1 underdog ridden by jockey Flavien Prat, held off Midnight Bourbon and Medina Spirit down the stretch. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
A police spokesman said internal affairs is investigating the incident.
Body-cam videos show the man being Tasered multiple times and pepper-sprayed by officers and saying he couldn’t breathe as they attempted to forcibly remove him from his cell for a bond hearing.
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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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It’s a quirk that comes up every half dozen years or so, when a day that honors two groups coincides — with two different protocols for the American flag.
Nguyen announced her candidacy for Georgia secretary of state on May 4, becoming the first major Democrat to enter the 2022 race.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
A series of strikes on the Gaza Strip, launched by Israel, targeted a network of underground tunnels used by Palestinian militants, Israeli officials said.
With approximately 2.1 million people, Gaza is one of the most densely populated places in the world. That means that even targeted airstrikes have a high likelihood of hitting civilians.
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was released from Milan’s San Raffaele Hospital, where he was treated for complications related to covid-19.
Police arrested Shakiro for dressing in women's clothing, her lawyer said.
Olga Murray, co-founder of the Nepal Youth Foundation, with two Nepalese children. (Cherilyn Parsons)
Wayne Vradenburgh is the superintendent at the Newburgh Water Department. Newburgh is still recovering from lead water poisoning discovered in 2016. (Hilary Swiftfor The Post)
The president's infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
Though maximum sentences range as high as 20 or 30 years, nearly half the Jan. 6 defendants are only charged with misdemeanors, and only those facing the most serious felonies face years in prison.
Nagham Jouni, 11, photographs her parents, Fouad Ashkar, right, and Fatima Mustapha, at the Washington Monument on Saturday. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
A 27-year-old man found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds was later declared dead at a hospital.
Prince George’s police say no foul play was suspected, but they warned against storing volatile fuel in unauthorized containers.
Some scattered showers are possible as we get into this afternoon, though anything that falls should be mostly on the light side.
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My epic struggle to say it to one of my best friends.
The senator from Illinois discusses her years of poverty and how that informs what she brings to the job.
Interruptions in conversation used to be natural. Try it on a video call.
Nic Dowd deflected T.J. Oshie’s shot past Tuukka Rask to secure a 3-2 victory at Capital One Arena.
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Preakness spectators celebrated a return to Pimlico Race Course despite crowd limits, masks and rules
With 2019 MVP Elena Delle Donne on the Mystics bench in street clothes, Washington unveiled its championship banner before falling to Chicago, 70-56.
For the team to succeed now that the regular season has finally arrived, Coach Richie Burke is going to need consistency from his young corps of attackers.
A masked child gazes out the window in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP)
Telling vaccinated people they can discard their masks signals the power of the shots, but critics say the move is hasty and difficult to implement with a majority of Americans still unprotected.
Clifford Feldman1947–2021
College sweethearts Clifford and Susan Feldman transformed their love affair into a lasting professional partnership that took them and their two children around the world to witness history in the making.
You feel much safer now, but your vaccinated friends are still fearful of coronavirus and are “hard to deal with.”
Spouse hid relapse but wants to come clean about recent drinking.
More stores have prompts for tips as part of payment process.