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The gun rights group, which lost in bankruptcy court last week, built influence over decades that has reshaped the political environment.
Israeli airstrikes targeted several houses on a main road near Shifa Hospital, leaving dozens of casualties buried under rubble.
The Palestinian death toll climbed to 192, including 58 children. The Israeli death toll is 10.
George Floyd's murder spurred a movement to reimagine policing and end race-based abuses, but with shootings spiking in cities nationwide, there are signs that the thirst for change is being blunted by fears of runaway crime.
Dick Van Dyke at home in Malibu, Calif. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
As the sitcom legend and “Mary Poppins” star picks up his latest big award, he plots another comeback.
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Nearly 2,400 health-care facilities, schools and governments in the United States were hit by ransomware attacks last year.
A North Carolina jury awarded $75 million to two Black half-brothers with intellectual disabilities for their wrongful conviction and imprisonment for a rape and murder they didn't commit.
Johnny Cash with his first wife, Vivian Liberto, in 1957. (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer called on Republicans to stop supporting baseless claims of fraud and slammed the former president for falsely accusing the county of deleting an elections database.
The Colorado man was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife. Now he's also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall. "I just thought, give him another vote," he said.
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Saturday Night Live tackled the latest CDC mask guidance for vaccinated Americans and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) public ouster from leadership May 15.
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President Biden and Vice President Harris during a covid-19 update in the Rose Garden. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The turnaround caught senior administration officials, medical experts and business leaders off guard. Some physicians criticized the move as premature. 
While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly.
It’s a quirk that comes up every half dozen years or so, when a day that honors two groups coincides — with two different protocols for the American flag.
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Wayne Vradenburgh is the superintendent at the Newburgh Water Department. Newburgh is still recovering from lead water poisoning discovered in 2016. (Hilary Swift for The Post)
The president’s infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
Weaver gained national attention when he interviewed Barack Obama at age 11, becoming one of the youngest people to interview a sitting president.
The Harford County human resources department met behind plexiglass partitions at the Harford County Executive Building on May 3 in Bel Air, Md. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
After initial trepidation, Harford County government employees are getting used to working in person.
You might need to dodge a few raindrops this evening before things dry out overnight.
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My epic struggle to say it to one of my best friends.
The senator from Illinois discusses her years of poverty and how that informs what she brings to the job.
Interruptions in conversation used to be natural. Try it on a video call.
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The three superstars headline a class that includes Ben Wallace, WNBA stars Lauren Jackson and Yolanda Griffith, and Croatian star and former Chicago Bull Toni Kukoc, who was selected via the hall’s international committee.
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