Democracy Dies in Darkness
Rosemarie Santiago sits at home with her son Jericho, who was born while she was incarcerated in Manila. (Hannah Reyes Morales for The Post)
The number of drug-related charges filed against women has soared, leading to overcrowded jails and hundreds of pregnant detainees. Some women tend to their children in dismal conditions, sometimes handcuffed to their hospital beds. Others surrender the child to family.
A top GOP senator told the president in a private Oval Office meeting that it would be “almost impossible” to win over Republicans if the plan envisions boosting the corporate tax rate.
The nation’s top CEOs are pushing back against President Biden’s plan to raise the corporate tax rate, a move they say would make U.S. companies less competitive and hurt workers.
(The Washington Post)
Congressional Republicans said on April 11 President Biden's infrastructure plan is too expensive — and too wide ranging to be called an “infrastructure” bill.
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An April 1 demonstration at the Arkansas Capitol urging the passage of a hate-crime law. (Sydney Rasch)
One of the last three states in the country without a hate-crime law is poised for change.
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There is no legitimate reason to believe Biden is not making all the kinds of decisions a president usually makes behind closed doors. But the tweet was revealing about GOP efforts.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The huge gap, which represents the third-largest monthly deficit in history, was driven by the millions of $1,400 stimulus checks.
A view of Devil’s Canyon, also called Ga’an Canyon by the Apache, at Oak Flat, about 60 miles east of Phoenix. (Robert A. Witzeman/Maricopa Audubon Society)
Native Americans desperately want to protect Oak Flat, a sacred site near Phoenix, from a mining operation. On Tuesday, a House Natural Resources subcommittee will hold a hearing on the future of the land, which sits on one of the largest untapped copper deposits in North America.
The Trump-era tax break for well-off older adults comes as President Biden aims to raise taxes on corporations and wealthy Americans.
Montgomery, Loudoun and Prince William counties have welcomed billions of dollars in investments, but the industries have not added anywhere near enough jobs to offset the losses in the hard-hit hospitality, retail and service sectors.
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There are critical distinctions that make some investment options safer than others. While esports may continue to ascend in popularity and visibility, it remains a high-risk investment with numerous questions yet to be answered.
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The original “Fearless,” released a week after President Barack Obama’s 2008 election, sold more than 10 million copies and made Taylor Swift a superstar. (Reuters)
The move marks Hollywood’s first major exit from the state, where it shoots much of its work, since the bill was signed into law last month.
Some of the stories revisit a simple plot: An ordinary urbanite journeys to a rural area looking for answers, only to find more questions.