Democracy Dies in Darkness
But the president vowed he would continue his fight to overturn the election he lost, saying it is “going to be a very hard thing to concede.” It was Trump’s first explicit commitment to vacate office.
In dramatic fashion, the court’s new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Roberts’s past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.
Confusion persisted about the vaccine that AstraZeneca is developing with the University of Oxford.
The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to increase by as much as 5.2 percent this year. But analysts say the pandemic has created a series of new uncertainties. (Getty Images)
Retailers have had to reimagine the most important shopping season of the year, starting holiday sales weeks ago as many shoppers say they’re shunning stores in favor of buying online.
The Washington Post asked parents nationwide to share their children’s stories and artwork. Many are suffering emotionally, mentally and physically from hours, often alone, in front of a screen.
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Ousted Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) has always been fascinated by people willing to believe in the monster. Now he sees parallels in the conspiracy theories shaping political discourse.
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Parliament is known as the place where the sausage is made, but Friday’s antics took the process to a whole new level.
Father Isaiah was beaten and shocked into making a confession, then wrongfully convicted of killing his bishop, the monk’s lawyers say.
Billy Lewis and Emily Bugg. (Sophie Cazottes Photography)
When the pandemic upended their plans, Emily Bugg and Billy Lewis tied the knot at Chicago’s city hall instead. But there was still one piece of unfinished business: What to do about their $5,000 nonrefundable catering deposit?
Bruce Carver Boynton's refusal to give up his seat at a bus-terminal restaurant led to a landmark Supreme Court case and sparked the 1961 Freedom Rides through the South.
Opponents to widening the Beltway and I-270 say they will sue if their concerns aren’t addressed.
Approved in Nov. 3 elections, the new panel gets underway with the job of drawing political maps for the 2021 races.
Nerds, with Andy Chasin, top right, and daughter Zara, 11, at their home in Chevy Chase Village, Md. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
In canine-crazed Chevy Chase, Md., the frantic search for a newly adopted dog on the lam.
The pandemic shaped both Rhodes Scholars' interests and the ways winners were chosen for the venerable award, which went virtual for the first time in its 117-year history.
A Virginia winery owner and her mother came up with the idea to honor covid-19 victims and the medical workers trying to save them.
More Americans are going hungry now than at any point during the pandemic, according to new federal data.
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