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Merrick Garland has been criticized by some Democrats over recent legal decisions, but the new attorney general insists he is plotting a straight course.
The former president and his trusted lieutenant both head to Trump Tower as prosecutors press Allen Weisselberg to turn on his boss.
The NCAA had contested a lower-court ruling that would allow colleges to offer greater academic-related perks to Division I football and men’s and women’s basketball players.
Eugene Izotov is principal oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, which recently returned to live concerts with an audience. (James Cornsilk/The Post)
Americans are shedding their sweatpants and venturing back to the workplace as more states reopen. People across the country described their return after 15 months at home.
Doxing is part of a growing effort by left-wing activists to punish some on the far right by exposing their violent behavior to their employers, family and friends.
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The new sanctions come four weeks after the country's strongman leader forced down a commercial airliner and arrested a dissident journalist who was a passenger onboard.
Iran’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi, a cleric and former judiciary chief, is a hardline conservative who enjoyed the backing of Iran’s supreme leader and allied security services in last week’s presidential elections.
Broadcaster ITV announced better care for contestants and is asking viewers to "think before you post."
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First-grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed. In her Arizona school, that debate was much more personal.
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Detractors say it confuses voters. Supporters say it better represents the will of the people.
A proposal by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) almost certainly won't become law, but it signaled a softening by Democrats on voter ID.
Maricopa County ballots are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas, at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix on May 6. (AP)
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He wrote about rampant nepotism, hidden payrolls and financial self-dealing among members of Congress.
The Democratic senator from West Virginia is the focal point of the White House and lawmakers seeking to steer the fate of legislation to address U.S. democracy, taxes, police brutality and climate change.
A shrine to Kazuya Ohata at his parents’ home in Kanazawa, Japan. He died at age 40 after being physically restrained in a psychiatric institution. (Simon Denyer/The Post)
The attacks may have derived from a dispute between rival groups over territorial control of the area and dominance over illicit operations including drug trafficking and human trafficking, an official said.
The move is a bid to defuse tensions in Spain’s deadlocked political crisis.
The Arlington resident is starring in Round House’s filmed production of the rock music-infused play ‘We’re Gonna Die.’
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
A now-hiring sign hangs outside a Target in Highlands Ranch, Colo., earlier this month. (AP)
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U.S. stocks fell last week after the Federal Reserve signaled that rate increases might arrive sooner than expected.
Beeban Kidron, an advocate for children's digital rights, poses with Twisted Toys. (5Rights)
The campaign is part of a broader effort to get the United States to pass online protections for children.
You were less stressed about making decisions during the pandemic because there were fewer choices and the right ones were so clear.
The bride and groom along with 2 in the wedding party have rejected the coronavirus vaccine.
Hosts don’t want to include friends who have chosen not to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Lorna Mott Comes Home” is signature Johnson: a delightful, jet-setting comedy of manners.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
It’s a pleasure to spend time with the subject of ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.’
“Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are)” explores how heritage, more than history, shapes our views of a shared past.