Democracy Dies in Darkness
The trial of Derek Chauvin will include witnesses who worked with him in various off-duty security jobs.
FedEx, which will invest $2 billion to start buying electric vehicles for its fleet of 180,000 vehicles, joins more than 50 other major corporations in an effort to curb climate change by tackling their own contributions to it.
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Public records experts voiced concern that the university leaders , who were also vacillating under pressure over whether to stage a football season, used a secure online portal in an apparent attempt to avoid taxpayer scrutiny.
A koala climbs a charred eucalyptus tree Jan. 20 in southern Australia. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
In the wake of covid-19 restrictions and historic bush fires, locals are eager to learn about their own backyards.
A Trump executive order in April declared meat and poultry plants to be critical infrastructure — a move intended to keep the plants open but that labor advocates said would endanger workers.
Researchers have found that the yawning divide between rich and poor is both a cause and a consequence of democratic backsliding here and elsewhere.
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He faces the challenges of smothering the pandemic and breathing new life into the economy.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) speaks during a hearing of the Senate Energy and Interior Committee advancing the nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to be interior secretary. (Reuters)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is the only Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee who voted to send the interior secretary nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to the full Senate.
A staff member monitors newborns at a postpartum care center in Shanghai. (AFP/Getty Images)
The one-child policy has left a legacy that will be hard to undo, especially while access to IVF and egg-freezing is restricted to married, straight couples.
Unarmed but organized, hundreds of thousands have turned out in Myanmar’s major cities day after day, clamoring for democracy in stirring displays of nationwide civil disobedience.
In an op-ed in the Guardian, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus railed against “a ‘me first’ approach to vaccination.”
The White House is conducting a months-long review of the drone strike policy it inherited from the previous administration.
A tech conference that draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona was cancelled last year. Organizers plan for its return this summer.
Dallas police Chief Eddie García. (Lynda M. González/Dallas Morning News/AP)
Dallas Police officer Bryan Riser, a 13-year veteran, is charged with hiring hitmen to kill two people and dump them in the Trinity River.
He was sentenced to death for the 1999 killing of an Oklahoma businessman. Testimony from other prisoners could help him avoid execution.
Majority-Black Prince George’s County has by far the most coronavirus cases in Maryland, and the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents. Democratic officials say the governor is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated. 
Bonnie Lippe with her husband, Michael, near their Las Vegas home. (David Becker for the Post)
Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.” Her diagnosis on March 5, 2020 — followed shortly by confirmation that a Bethesda couple she’d never met had also tested positive — was a watershed moment, the beginning of the pandemic’s arc through Maryland.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is.
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