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Decades of work by abortion opponents and conservative court advocates led to the Supreme Court hearing in which a court majority appeared sympathetic to altering Roe v. Wade.
Is it more transmissible? Does it make people sicker? How well do vaccines fare against it? Scientists hope to have answers to some of their questions within weeks.
The 15-year-old suspect had conversations with counselors who were concerned after violent images were found at his desk.
Kim Jong Un has signaled that a difficult winter is ahead, but full details on crops and trade remain closely guarded by his regime.
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At 12 years old, Alhaji Siraj Bah lived on the streets. A decade later, his business in Sierra Leone employs dozens of people working on an alternative to wood-based charcoal.
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Montgomery County has recorded at least 59 carjackings this year, up from 36 in all of 2020 and 20 in all of 2019. D.C. has seen at least 385 carjackings so far in 2021, a 19 percent jump over the same period in 2020. Numbers are also up in nearby Prince George’s County.
Some parents around the country have pulled children out of school and driven miles to get shots, only to be turned away because of a lack of pharmacy staff.
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A grizzly bear on a road at night in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. (Natalie Behring for The Post)
In this Idaho community, killing grizzlies — a threatened species protected by federal law — is punishable with fines up to $50,000 and a year in prison. But someone was flouting the law.
A Better Glynn wanted a new police chief, a new district attorney and more police accountability.
While there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, a group of epidemiologists, infectious disease experts and physicians offer some advice.
How best to navigate another pandemic holiday, especially if you’re dealing with grief, numbness or burnout.
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Slalom the North Atlantic right whale, survivor of multiple deadly fishing net entanglements, gave birth. But can mother and calf survive dangerous, human-infested waters?
The study warns of potential water supply problems in about 35 to 60 years.
Record floods tied to climate change have created a crisis in the world’s newest nation. Among the most vulnerable are South Sudanese villagers in the vast wetland of the Sudd, where the White Nile and its tributaries swelled to levels people said they had never seen.
Previous research had suggested a possible increase in storm intensity in recent decades. This study also finds that hurricanes are increasing in frequency.
The Antarctic Circumpolar Current’s faster circulation will change the way heat is distributed in the oceans and affect marine life, scientists suggest.
Supporters of Garvey, who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, say he was targeted by the U.S. government and persecuted for his work to uphold racial justice for Black people in the African diaspora.
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Amazon's use of Alexa as a wake word for its voice assistant turned the name into a command, impacting daily interactions for people with the name.
As Arlington County embarks on an effort to strengthen trust with immigrant residents, the details of what that will look like — particularly over when and how Arlington communicates with federal immigration officials — remains an open question.
Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin got a hero’s welcome this weekend at the mountain resort where party activists had gathered.
Martin Smith cleans up before the 2019 unveiling of his Limestone of Lost Legacies Mural, which memorializes teens who died from gun violence. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
The city's police chief met Saturday with  teens and their families to discuss reshaping policing and confronting crime that too often impacts them directly.