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The agency had posted guidelines suggesting the virus can transmit over a distance larger than six feet and that indoor ventilation is key to protection against its spread.
Kelly Williams is a nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
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Rattled investors weighed how the search for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s successor could overshadow coronavirus stimulus talks, and the implications of a blockbuster report on global banks.
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The U.S. Open champion looks like a linebacker, talks like a scientist and is here to break golf.
More than 170 countries are in talks to join the WHO plan, which aims to develop and distribute $2 billion of vaccine doses by the end of 2021.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, in her own words
In this compilation of interviews, speeches and poignant moments in her life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on her journey and career.
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Sen. Tom Cotton has spoken about the Republicans' power. (Getty Images)
The Constitution provided the minority with a check. Republicans have turned it into a cudgel.
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Joe Biden says he would end the use of private prisons and increase funding for halfway housing. The president falsely says Biden would close the prison system.
It is the first time Joe Biden has held a cash advantage over the incumbent.
The president’s repeated remarks underscored his focus on the issue, which now takes center stage after the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The number of coronavirus cases is doubling roughly every seven days, and new restrictions are expected.
The prime minister will lay out a plan for a Canada that is “healthier and safer, greener and more competitive.”
Elephants head for trees in Chobe National Park in Botswana. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
In May and June, at least 330 elephants died in a small area, raising concerns about foul play.
The Trump administration plans to spell out how it intends to enforce U.N. sanctions against Iran that the international community says it has no right to reimpose because it withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal. 
Among younger generations, there is less tolerance for claims of free expression as a cover for Islamophobia.
Storm surge flooding is already underway as Beta slowly approaches.
Some say the cause is not as important as the reality, while others worry human-affected climate change will make storms more intense and dangerous.
Census worker Jennifer Pope helps at a walk-up counting site set up for Hunt County in Texas. (AP)
The 2020 Census has been challenging to conduct amid coronavirus-related delays and legal and legislative battles. But as the count enters its final weeks of a truncated schedule, it has been dealt an unforeseen and potentially critical blow.
Federal officials have investigated cases of people flying while capable of spreading the virus, but confirming such transmissions is difficult.
The letter mailed from Canada was intercepted before it reached the White House, according to officials.
Fourth-grade teacher Katharine Balog takes the temperature of Angelina Santoro before class starts at St. Jude Regional Catholic School. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
When many other schools are remote, St. Jude Regional Catholic School in Montgomery County offers in-person classes five days a week. A number of private schools have plans to launch in-person instruction to some degree in coming weeks.
Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools, had a long, chaotic summer.
“Why is the convention center opening when the schools are still closed?” a frustrated parent asked city officials.
Cars reportedly were gathered in Gaithersburg area, state police say.
Lynn Foley, right,reaches out to her mother, Vernice Huff, as they celebrate Huff’s 100th birthday at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach, Fla. (AP)
A special panel seeks more money for testing, personal protective equipment, registered nurses, infection control training and staff salary increases, but the panel is silent on nursing homes' own responsibilities.
There’s agreement among three financial regulators that the Community Reinvestment Act should be revised to keep pace with online banking. But there’s disagreement over how to do so.
The move figures to significantly bolster Microsoft's Game Pass offerings ahead of the Series X console launch this November.
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The loss of the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg may also give Joe Biden trouble in implementing a plan to combat climate change.
In a study conducted by a company that helps health clubs manage their member experience, major methodology flaws probably skewed data in favor of gym safety, experts say.
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Hodo Thai Curry Nuggets. (Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)
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Doctors are urging people to get the annual flu vaccine to prevent a "twindemic" this fall and winter.
Insulin is the poster child for outrageous prescription prices, but patients are paying ever more to treat depression, asthma, HIV, cholesterol and more.
49ers defensive end Nick Bosa is taken off the field after being injured Sunday. (AP)
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The 27-year-old overtook 21-year-old Matthew Wolff in a tournament that was delayed three months amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
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Anthony Davis hit the "biggest shot" of his career for the Los Angeles Lakers, but will the superstar forward be universally embraced if he wins his first championship next month?
The breakdown of chlorophyll is responsible for the season’s picturesque foliage. (Getty Images)
What looks like pretty scenery to us is a matter of deadly serious survival for trees.
Her mother died at 60, so she’d rather save less aggressively and spend a little more today.
He wants ex’s new spouse to be excluded from small family gatherings.
Reader agreed to be social media friend but doesn’t get any “likes.”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, center, with Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson, creators of the musical “Diner,” at Signature Theatre. (Courtesy of Margot Schulman)
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Paulson embraces the fear that comes with inhabiting the iconic “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” villain in the latest Netflix series from Ryan Murphy.
As the reality show returns amid the news that it will soon come to an end, we look back at our favorite fights, laughs, baby births and oh-so-many weddings.
Cyclists ride along the Cherry Creek trail bike path in Denver. (Stephen Speranza for The Post)
Visitors can travel to the islands if they take a coronavirus test and test negative within 72 hours of their arrival in the state.
The package included a note: “You forgot something at Khao Yai National Park.”
Qantas said its flight that departs and arrives at the same airport sold out within 10 minutes. 
From orchards to haunted houses, experts weigh in on how to safely enjoy the best of the season wherever you travel.