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Virginia high school students dance at prom, held a short drive over the border in North Carolina. (Matt McClain/The Post)
After a year when nothing had gone right, a small army of parent volunteers hoped to make the night one to remember. For the Bassett High School seniors — who had watched every other high school milestone slip away — it was their first and last prom, a chance to grab hold of at least one teenage tradition.
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Unable to leave their homes because of coronavirus restrictions, families in “red zone” areas tell of increasing desperation and government inaction.
The prince was granted a permit to kill a female bear who had been menacing a village in the Carpathian Mountains, environmental groups say. But Arthur, who lived in a nature reserve nearby, ended up getting killed instead.
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Pentagon leaders are considering a proposal that would strip commanders of authority over assault prosecutions, a divisive step that is getting new support.
It opened the Ohio Republican to a torrent of online ridicule and swipes from political opponents as local and national media turned his drive into a parable on driver safety and political irony.
More than a dozen states have similar laws restricting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
James Morris Balagia, known as “DWI Dude,” was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for pocketing money that he falsely claimed would be bribes to officials for favorable treatment.
With the shuttered Crummell School in the background, youths including 13-year-old Diamonte Powell, center, play football in the street in Ivy City last month.
In a neighborhood with vast wealth gaps and no playground, housing tensions threaten plans to build a recreation center at a long-closed school.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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High temperatures are generally in the 60s. Saturday may be a decent outdoor day in between rainier ones.
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
Expectations for a strong economic recovery could have some repercussions for financial stability.
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Lonnie Chavis, left, and David Oyelowo on the set of “The Water Man,” Oyelowo’s directorial debut. (Courtesy of Karen Ballard)
David Oyelowo’s “The Water Man” is finally reaching screens after a tougher journey than it deserved.
Abrams’s latest book, “While Justice Sleeps,” stars a beautiful, brilliant, Black Yale Law School grad who, as she puts it, “has to sort of save the world.”