Democracy Dies in Darkness
The former Maryland state medical examiner said he would classify Floyd’s manner of death “undetermined.”
The charge against Potter is relatively unusual, as police who shoot and kill people are rarely charged.
While acknowledging the urgency of making a decision, a hastily convened emergency committee said it wanted more data on the risks of a rare and severe type of blood clot before  deciding whether to resume use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot coronavirus vaccine.
Superspreader events have been tied to indoor or indoor-outdoor occasions. Among the most prominent in the latter category: the Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally. (AP)
Inspector General Michael Bolton, who is scheduled to speak Thursday before the House Administration Committee, is expected to lay out a troubling pattern of disorganization in the agency.
In his first public comments about the case in Windsor, Va., Town Police Chief Rodney Riddle said Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario “created” the tense situation by failing to respond immediately when a police car flashed its lights to pull him over. But Riddle also said the actions of former officer Joe Gutierrez made things worse.
(Joyce Koh/The Washington Post)
The FDA and CDC have called for a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, following serious blood clotting disorders in six recipients.
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The 30-member group unanimously backed the U.S. decision after a joint visit to NATO headquarters by  President Biden’s top diplomat and leading defense official.
Germany, France and Britain issued a joint statement that called an Iranian plan to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent purity “regrettable” and warned that it had no “credible” civilian purpose.
One photographer set out to document their growing community.
Germany has taken enforcement of prioritization rules to another level by allowing line jumpers to be prosecuted under existing laws — for fraud, embezzlement or accepting undue advantage.
President Biden’s new withdrawal timeline will keep thousands of American troops in Afghanistan months past the May 1 deadline negotiated by the Trump administration last year.
A day after federal agencies recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine while they investigate potential rare side effects, local officials said they are boosting education and transparency to combat vaccine hesitancy.
Heath Saffer, right, and Devon Rubenstein, together in the early 2000s, were close friends growing up in Montgomery County, Md. Rubenstein died by suicide in 2015. (Rubenstein family photo)
Two men will make their way from Washington state to the D.C. region, where they grew up, and eventually to Delaware, stopping along the way to talk to young people about mental health. Their goal is to help end stigmas and raise money for suicide prevention in honor of their friend.
(David Karp/AP)
Bernard Madoff1938–2021
Madoff was one of the most sought-after stockbrokers in high finance before his scam was exposed, leading to a downfall that was swift, excruciating and, in retrospect, inevitable.
Hundreds of major companies and corporate executives signed a statement that opposes laws that restrict voting rights, the latest step in an escalating battle over election laws being debated nationwide.
Azimuth unlocked the iPhone at the center of an epic legal battle between the FBI and Apple. Now, Apple is suing the company co-founded by one of the hackers behind the unlock.
The rocket venture, founded by Jeff Bezos, executed what it called an “astronaut rehearsal” Wednesday of its suborbital New Shepard rocket, launching the craft to the edge of space after having employees board as if they were going to travel with it, then disembarking before liftoff.
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In an interview Wednesday, Tony Buzbee said the fallout over his cases against the NFL star has played out exactly as he warned Watson’s managers weeks ago.
Taking a stand on the Beijing Games wouldn't be about punishing China as much as about freeing ourselves.
Chace Davis helped lead St. Andrew’s in Potomac, Md., to a conference title as a junior. He did not have a senior season for the Lions. (Will Newton for The Post)
Wednesday marked the beginning of the late signing period for Division I basketball, and it served as a stark reminder of all that has changed or stands to change in the world of recruiting.
Athletes Unlimited is reimagining women’s pro sports with an innovative model that makes every game count.
Always 'a happy kid,' forward gets a grown-up lesson when Capitals trade him away.
The Bedford Oak in Bedford, N.Y., is thought to be more than 500 years old, but you don’t have to wait that long for an oak to reach a majestic size. (Doug Tallamy/Timber Press)
This tree that shelters other life is unmatched in North America. Every garden or yard should have one (or more).
Some family members see no issue with being treated to dinner or taking up the offer of vacation-home use.
Friend offers to pay for half of a new blanket, but homeowner thinks he should pay in full.
Woman in line refuses to stay back six feet, so show her how it’s done.
Underwood, who starred on “The Bachelor” in 2019, made his announcement during an interview with Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” Wednesday morning.
Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more.