Democracy Dies in Darkness
Out of 249 Republicans in the House and Senate, 221 would not say who won the election, largely hiding from answering questions about President Trump’s loss.
People crowd a beach in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 29, even as coronavirus cases continue to increase. (Bruna Prado/Getty Images)
Sick people are being found dead at home and long lines are forming for intensive care beds. But the streets and beaches remain full of unmasked people who are either unaware or unbothered by the alarming health warnings.
The state will soon allow doctors to ration care as beds fill up and covid deaths mount.
After Germany opted for “lockdown light” this fall, new cases have remained higher than in nearby nations with stricter restrictions.
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Two of the biggest defeats took place in Arizona and Nevada, where judges tossed full-scale challenges to the states’ election results.
The package leaves out some priorities among liberals such as another round of $1,200 stimulus payments.
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President Trump scored a post-election fundraising bonanza, but he didn't have to dig into his own pockets.
Key figures selected by the president-elect have worked for major tech firms, managed Persian Gulf state money or helped companies do business overseas.
While the government says the sweeping changes will spur investment, the farmers camped out in Delhi consider them an existential threat.
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“Mayor” paints a portrait of a man trying to rehabilitate the image of his West Bank hometown.
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Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue takes inside the Spanish opera house as it continues to put on shows amidst the covid-19 pandemic.
Priority will go to people over 80 years old and to nursing home caregivers, and demand could quickly outstrip supply in the early months, public health officials said.
Many of the forces will be redeployed to neighboring Kenya, according to a U.S. defense official.
Kentucky’s Prosecutors Advisory Council denied a request from Taylor's mother, Tamika Palmer, to replace state Attorney General Daniel Cameron with a new prosecutor to pursue charges.
Lower court judges who have addressed the issue said the purpose of Medicaid was to provide the needy with health benefits, not to shed those eligible for its help.
Students work during a language arts class at Propel McKeesport charter school last year in McKeesport, Pa. (Justin Merriman for The Post)
New studies show charters are underfunded despite academic successes.
This scam, with a link to Fairfax County, Va., is among the exploding number or such ruses carried out by people who claim to be police or federal agents.
Two men were found dead on a training area at the base in North Carolina — and officials are offering few details on what occurred.
The agency has proposed ending weekend rail service to address a nearly $500 million projected deficit.
Supporters of President Trump stand next to protesters outside the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., on Nov. 8. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
A flamboyant candidate in the style of Trump faces a more cautious veteran legislator in what could be a growing GOP field.
Bradley Beal welcomed a new backcourt mate into the fold Friday. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
Bradley Beal, the longest tenured Wizard, discussed saying goodbye to his longtime partner John Wall and welcoming the former MVP to Washington.
The push for league title game berths varies with only three Saturdays between now and the College Football Playoff selections.
Paula Dapena has received death threats following her protest, which was done to send a message about domestic violence. She has also received plenty of support.
At the MLB winter meetings that begin Sunday, general managers aren’t just making decisions about this year’s free agent crop, but comparing their options with those in the years that follow.
British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, at the Gillian Lynne Theatre in London on Nov. 19, is ready for a post-pandemic world. (Tori Ferenc for The Post)
The composer-impresario behind “Cats” and “Phantom” is on a pandemic-thwarting mission.
The film was inspired by critic Pauline Kael’s look into Herman Mankiewicz’s and Orson Welles’s contributions to the classic movie.
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