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Billy Barr updates weather reports for the day. (Chet Strange for The Post)
Billy Barr began logging snowfall to keep busy. Along the way, he became an unwitting chronicler of climate change.
Landsat 9, launched in September by NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey, offers ultra-detailed views of Earth’s surface.
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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will consider a Mississippi law that could overturn Roe v. Wade — the 1973 ruling establishing a nationwide right to abortion. Here's what we know about where each justice stands on the issue.
Many countries have closed their borders to travelers from southern Africa after the new virus variant was identified by South African scientists last week.
Tairanohara sits high in the dense forests of Gunma prefecture. (James Whitlow Delano)
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The country is slamming its doors closed again, just three weeks after reopening.
Norodom Ranariddh1944 – 2021
He was the son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and was forced from his position as prime minister in a 1997 coup.
Members of the Lenape Nation hold an event in October in Ambler, Pa., to promote healing of the land and community after Hurricane Ida. (AP)
Experienced teachers say such a move could cripple all-important learning in class.
A video posted online showed a man dressed in a light jacket sitting down on the tarmac while two workers wearing American Airlines vests attended to him.
Chevy Chase residents push back on Maret’s proposed project, as the school looks toward acquiring greener pastures for its athletics.
Some school districts put unvaccinated workers on leave. But in other places, vaccination mandates have been eased.
A mask-wearing mannequin in a shop window in Georgetown neighborhood on Saturday. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
After 20 months of balancing turning a profit with keeping their staff and customers safe, small-business owners said they were not surprised to learn the pandemic may take yet another turn for the worse.
The final performance of the Kennedy Center’s summer-long Sondheim Celebration in 2002. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Sondheim’s words and music made a profound impact, beginning in the 1950s with his lyrics for “West Side Story” and continuing with his scores for “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Sweeney Todd” and many others.
Jan van Eyck's “Saint Francis of Assisi” painting at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a miniature masterpiece of visionary thinking.