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Workers board windows on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky., ahead of an expected grand jury decision. (Reuters)
Kentucky’s largest city is bracing for what may be the most explosive development yet in the high-profile fallout over Taylor’s death.
The explosive allegations of forced sterilizations received significant attention last week. An attorney for Irwin County Hospital said the claims were “demonstrably false.”
The Trump administration wants Russia to agree to a deal before the Nov. 3 presidential election, but the Kremlin has frustrated U.S. diplomats by sitting on a recent U.S. proposal.
When the coronavirus walloped New York City, some urban residents denied all the wonders that make a city a city, sought space, fresh air, and fewer people.
The House had been set to vote Tuesday on the Democrats’ short-term spending legislation, but consideration was delayed because the measure excluded funding for a farm bailout program sought by Republicans.
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The electoral map is the largest in a long time, with once reliably blue states like Minnesota being contested by Republicans and once reliably red states like Georgia getting a hard look from Democrats.
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President Trump and Senate Republican leaders want to fill the vacancy before the election. Democrats say the seat shouldn’t be filled until after the election, pointing out Republicans in 2016 blocked an election-year appointment because they said voters should have a say.
Analysis
A new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, a third of them Trump nominees, could vote to dump Obamacare, and, therefore, force the president’s hand on his always-two-weeks-away health-care proposal.
In an interview with Fox News this month, Education Secretary DeVos spoke out against Joe Biden’s opposition to her school choice agenda.
The British prime minister said office workers should work from home if they can, a reversal of previous guidance.
Reports that the Trump appointee had hosted a private event for a rising right-wing political party and its donors at the U.S. Embassy in The Hague earlier this month drew rebuke from Dutch lawmakers.
Two protesters separate recycling items from regular trash generated during a rally in Minsk on Sept. 13. (Misha Friedman for The Post)
Demonstrators seeking President Alexander Lukashenko’s ouster even take their shoes off to stand on public benches. Does politeness help or hinder their cause?
Real estate mogul Ren Zhiqiang was sentenced on graft charges, months after he wrote an essay slamming leader Xi Jinping’s response to the pandemic.
“Our actions collectively have managed to get the virus under control,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday.
Rafael Juarez rides through a street flooded by Tropical Storm Beta on Monday in Galveston, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle/AP)
The decision commences a new legal saga as American law enforcement prepares for one of the highest-profile terrorism prosecutions in recent years.
The deployment of unmanned vessels will make it possible for the Navy to expand to 355 ships, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said. That amounts to a shift in what the Pentagon and Congress consider a warship.
The lawsuit cites emotional distress, negligence and invasion of privacy.
As chief scientist, Ryan Maue would be tasked with helping to establish NOAA’s oceans and atmosphere research priorities as well as playing a role in enforcing its scientific integrity policy.
Michael Hetle, who lives in the house on the left, has been charged with murder in the death of his neighbor, Javon Prather, who lived in the house at right. (H. Darr Beiser for The Post)
A seemingly ordinary neighborhood disagreement spiraled out of control, into what police are calling a murder. The alleged shooter says it was self-defense.
Perspective
The former Supreme Court justice looked like a bantamweight and fought like a heavyweight. That helps explain why so many athletes revered her.
"The timing seemed perfect as NASCAR is evolving and embracing social change more and more," said Jordan, a NASCAR fan since his childhood in North Carolina.
President Trump speaks during a campaign event on Saturday. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Perspective
The number of President Trump’s accusers has grown since 2016. The attention paid to them has waned.
In his T-shirted farewell, the newsman told colleagues to make peace with the "Faustian bargain" of TV news.
Perspective
A professional organizer shares suggestions.
“Water hammer” can be eliminated with arrestors that are easy to install.
He’s living off a small inheritance, and she wonders if he’s stay-at-home-dad material.
He was miffed that daughter-in-law wouldn’t let his wife drive the new SUV.
Friend asks if reader’s newly widowed mom plans to start dating.
“Longmont, Colorado” by Robert Adams. (Robert Adams/Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery)
Critic’s Notebook
Even political cartoonists, so trained in drawing on deadline, can be caught cold by breaking news. Here’s a sampling of their work.
Book Review
The story, set in segregated St. Louis, follows a White thief and a Black teacher whose lives intersect.
DeGeneres returned for her show's Season 18 premiere after a summer of negative headlines and reports of a toxic workplace environment.
“Schitt’s Creek” became a sleeper hit after landing on Netflix, where fans found joy in binge-watching the show’s early seasons. By 2019, it was a bona fide smash.
A waiter carries food to outdoor diners in Alexandria, Va., in MAy. (Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS)
A waiter carries food to outdoor diners in Alexandria, Va., in May. (Reuters)
Servers are being taught how to keep calm — and how to de-escalate confrontations.
The owner of Bludso's in Los Angeles, and a judge on Netflix's "The American Barbecue Showdown" is working on what may be just the third barbecue cookbook by a Black pitmaster.
Depending on whom you ask, it's not as easy or as hard as people say.
Sure, you can make sauce on the stove while the pasta boils. But the Instant Pot frees you up to do other things while it cooks.
Have an safe Oktoberfest by cooking at home.