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A last-minute race to make historic changes as part of the annual defense authorization bill has left some advocates arguing that Congress’s legislation is too limited.
Working the crowd at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in 1996, Sen. Bob Dole shakes hands while holding a pen he was using to autograph pictures. (Robert A. Reed/The Post)
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Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and his regime have raided and seized dozens of businesses, even targeting foreign corporations and family enterprises that stuck by him during the country’s civil war.
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Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson was the game's Most Valuable Player as well as the one who first urged the team to honor Tate Myre. (Justin Casterline/Getty Images)
The Wolverines scored 42 points, which also happened to be the number worn by Tate Myre, the football player who was one of four students shot to death Tuesday at Oxford High School in Michigan last week.
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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.
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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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Tamarind Mantecadito, left, and Candied Sweet Potato and Walnut. (Scott Suchman for The Post)
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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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The Board of Prisons “is a hotbed of abuse, graft and corruption, and has turned a blind eye to employees accused of misconduct,” the report said.
Legal experts say it is exceedingly difficult to show parents could foresee their child committing an act of violence.
Tired families wait outside the Germain Arena for a shelter spot in Florida in 2017. The arena became a shelter for those who had fled Hurricane Irma. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
The facilities should have alternate power sources, the researchers say. Now, an analysis shows the deadly toll of those outages on nursing home residents.
The market plunge on Black Friday — and recovery on Monday — after the news about omicron offers an important lesson to investors: If you’re going to own stocks long term, you need to have enough cash on hand to ride out volatility.
Capital One announced it's eliminating overdraft fees. Other financial institutions should follow suit.
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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.
Why Twitter chose Parag Agrawal, an engineer with limited management experience, for one of the most fraught roles in tech.
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.
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)
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