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The milestone brings the United States closer to two vaccines before year’s end. Experts anticipate there will be enough doses to inoculate 20 million people this year between Moderna’s vaccine and another from Pfizer and the German firm BioNTech.
Mayo Clinic paramedic Adam Glass, center, helps load covid-19 patient Rita Huebner into an ambulance in Eau Claire, Wis. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
As the coronavirus outbreak’s third wave surges, an open bed is “a gift” at a Wisconsin hospital where patients can’t believe other people still don’t take covid-19 seriously.
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The NFL is losing its fight against the coronavirus, and it needs to figure out a better game plan.
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Faced with an embarrassing security failure, Iran’s leaders may be under pressure to respond to the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. His death has emboldened critics of President Hassan Rouhani, a centrist reformer who has championed dialogue and a nuclear deal with Washington.
There is little doubt that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sees the crippling of Iran’s advancing nuclear capacity as Israel’s top security priority.
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How Amazon’s shipping expansion gives it a holiday-season advantage
The wave of online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic forced Amazon to grow and adapt its logistics operations.
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Maria Bartiromo in 2019. (AP)
Over 45 minutes, the opinion host did not press the president for evidence of his claims of election fraud.
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Here is where the GOP’s election challenges stand, the latest from called and uncalled races, and some of the stories you missed while making stuffing.
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The coronavirus task force came out in force on Sunday with a unified message: Americans should take aggressive action as the December holidays loom to mitigate the surge.
The completion of the recount — which the Trump campaign had requested — added to a pileup of defeats for the president as he continues to attack President-elect Joe Biden’s national victory.
With his denial of his loss to Joe Biden, President Trump endangered America’s democracy and threatened to undermine national security and public health.
Dozens of middle-aged women and their young, male dance instructors sparked a coronavirus cluster responsible for the city's worst outbreak, erasing impressive gains in suppressing the pandemic.
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Both in Washington and Tehran, the room for maneuver may be shrinking.
Agnes Chow at the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts in Hong Kong on Nov. 23, where she faced charges stemming from protests in 2019. (AP)
Australia’s leader demanded an apology from Beijing, as relations between the countries plumb new depths.
Drones helped shift Libya’s civil war in Turkey’s favor and aided Azerbaijan, Ankara’s ally, in prevailing over Armenian forces.
Because of the pandemic, the state’s House and Senate will strictly limit the number of bills that can be introduced for the General Assembly session that begins Jan. 13.
The Vatican’s ceremony to elevate new cardinals was unusual for its new safety rules in light of the pandemic. 
Terrence Byrd, coach of the Maryland Heat Youth Football team, talks to his players on a field in Virginia where they were allowed to practice. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Youth coaches and parents say some shut-down teams are traveling to counties where sports are permitted.
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Online spending on Friday jumped about 22 percent from a year ago.
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Binish Desai has already made more than 40,000 bricks for projects including homes and factories, and is gearing up to produce 15,000 a day.
Wellshire used what consumer advocates describe as a loophole to a rule designed to prevent most lenders from qualifying for the Fed's Main Street pandemic-loan program.
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Although some retailers have suspended Santa visits or moved them online, others are forging ahead with extra precautions and backup plans in hopes of getting customers into stores.
NFL Week 12Analysis
Kansas City's Tyreek Hill and Patrick Mahomes put on one of the greatest receiving shows in NFL history, with 203 yards and two touchdowns before the end of the first quarter. Derrick Henry carried the Titans with 178 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries.
Deni Avdija stretches with the help of his coach Veljko Perovic during a recent training session in Tel Aviv. (Corinna Kern/Washington Post)
Expectations are high for the Wizards’ first-round pic, with the patchy goatee, a devotion to family game nights and an aversion to controversy, who is set to begin workouts in a more athletic, pressurized and political league that he has seen only on TV.
Hill, Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs scorched the field where the next Super Bowl will be played, holding off a vintage Brady-led comeback for a 27-24 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
In the newest phase of his boxing career, the former undisputed heavyweight champion finds purpose in helping others.