Democracy Dies in Darkness
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was seen as a key figure in Iran’s former covert pursuit of an atomic weapon. There was no claim of responsibility for the apparent targeted killing outside Tehran, but Iran accused Israel and the United States in similar attacks.
As cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to trend upward, governors urged residents to wear masks and practice social distancing if they plan to visit stores in person.
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After struggling with shipping at the start of the pandemic, Amazon quietly built a logistics operation that will provide it delivery advantages that no other retailer can match.
Sports were once a distraction for California nurse Jane Sandoval. Now they're a reminder of the country's virus-testing divide.
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Delaware beach locals see the Bidens’ summer home as a source of pride and, perhaps, business.
The new interpretation of the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which could be finalized as soon as Dec. 28, would shield energy companies, construction firms and land developers from prosecution if their operations “incidentally” kill birds.
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Feeding cows a small amount of seaweed can have a big impact on the planet
Farmers and researchers have found that feeding cows a small amount of seaweed can decrease production of methane, a type of greenhouse gas.
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President Trump and Amy Coney Barrett at the White House on Oct. 26. (Bloomberg News)
In dramatic fashion, the court’s new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Roberts’s past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.
While the president-elect’s nominations exhibit his intention to govern as a conciliator, some worry his early moves signal weakness.
Parliament is known as the place where the sausage is made, but Friday’s antics took the process to a whole new level.
Father Isaiah was beaten and shocked into making a confession, then wrongfully convicted of killing his bishop, the monk’s lawyers say.
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The storm will plaster the zone from Tennessee and Kentucky to eastern Michigan with snow and wind, with heavy rain to the east.
The winds, clocked at above 80 mph, are overlapping with extremely dry conditions to create dangerous fire weather.
Opponents to widening the Beltway and I-270 say they will sue if their concerns aren’t addressed.
Approved in Nov. 3 elections, the new panel gets underway with the job of drawing political maps for the 2021 races.
Nerds, with Andy Chasin, top right, and daughter Zara, 11, at their home in Chevy Chase Village, Md. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
In canine-crazed Chevy Chase, Md., the frantic search for a newly adopted dog on the lam.
A Virginia winery owner and her mother came up with the idea to honor covid-19 victims and the medical workers trying to save them.
The shootings occurred Thanksgiving morning and early Friday.
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A dedicated group is piecing together the needed elements to sustain online play for some PS3 titles even after Sony has pulled the plug on supporting them.
Retailers have had to reimagine the most important shopping season of the year, starting holiday sales weeks ago as many shoppers say they’re shunning stores in favor of buying online.
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Their date for dating’s sake last year transcended their age difference.
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