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Waller’s confirmation Thursday could be President Trump’s last mark on the central bank.
Facebook is embarking on a major overhaul of its hate speech algorithms, reversing years of so-called “race-blind” policies.
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Little, who has confessed to killing 93 people over four decades, has told police that he intentionally targeted women who would not be missed if they vanished or believed if they survived — often women of color.
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The Boeing 737 Max was grounded for 20 months following two crashes that killed 346 people. Now, after design changes, the aircraft is returning to service.
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With most leading Republicans and Democrats firmly united in their opposition to President Trump’s demands, he is waging an uphill battle that, if nobody blinks, could result in the first veto override of his presidency.
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An attack ad in the Georgia Senate run-off relies on out-of-context video clips to make its case.
Jared Kushner meets with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, emir of Qatar, in Doha, Qatar, this week. (Qatar News Agency/Handout/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
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“The relationships they now have with people like [Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman]? Don't take them lightly,” a former White House official said of the White House senior adviser and his wife, Ivanka Trump.
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Zhou Xiaoxuan accused the presenter of groping and forcibly kissing her, in a case whose significance is drawing comparisons to that of Harvey Weinstein.
The businessman was arrested on three previous occasions this year but this time was denied bail, underscoring a crackdown on the democracy movement.
Alek Minassian has admitted driving the van in the 2018 attack that killed 10 people in Toronto. His lawyer says he’s not criminally responsible.
Valéry Giscard d’Estaing1926 – 2020
He worked to modernize France’s institutions and create a centralized government for Europe, only to be voted out of office and disappointed by the European Union.
Paul M. Miller, chief curator of the Army Artifact Collection, holds a mid-20th-century cavalry boot that is among the items being divested at Fort Belvoir, Va. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
With 47 museums across the country, Germany and South Korea, and duplicates of nearly everything, a massive culling is underway.
The agreement followed a years-long Justice Department investigation into claims that some stations don’t accommodate wheelchair users or people with limited mobility.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney says agency documents show the problem is more extensive than reported and is threatening the commerce secretary with a subpoena.
Coronavirus-related hospitalizations and fatalities, which tend to lag spikes in cases, are also trending upward across the region.
In a critical year for the young students, the achievement gaps are widening.
The All Muslim Association cemetery in Stafford County, Va., is running out of room, so the group bought 29 acres for another one. Nearby landowners oppose the effort. (Bill O’Leary/The Post)
A federal lawsuit accuses Stafford County of intentionally blocking the cemetery. County officials say they’re worried it will contaminate nearby wells.
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Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
This month’s online musical offerings are enough to fill in just about every gap left by your canceled plans.
Governors and state lawmakers across the country are working to authorize millions of dollars in new coronavirus stimulus aid, aiming to plug gaping holes in their local economies before the end of the year.
One of the super freezers is tested in the thermodynamic laboratory at a Desmon facility in Nusco, Italy. (Michele Amoruso)
Desmon, a family-run firm in Italy, is ramping up production to meet demand for highly specialized freezers needed to transport and store the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at extremely cold temperatures.
The president's early-year budget plan had called for the raise along with proposals to reduce the value of retirement benefits.
According to data on the government’s Paycheck Protection Program, about 600 mostly larger companies, including dozens of national chains, received the maximum amount allowed under the program of $10 million.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected Amazon's bid to delay a  hearing on a unionization vote by Alabama warehouse workers into the next year as the company ramped up its anti-union offensive.
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Vanderbilt place kicker Sarah Fuller warms up before the start of an NCAA college football game against Missouri on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. (AP)
Sarah Fuller became the first woman to appear in a Power Five football game. The moment was not lost on her parents.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Allen Sills, the league’s chief medical officer, have not ruled out home-market bubbles during the postseason.
Rafer Johnson1935–2020
He later worked as an actor and Special Olympics organizer, and he helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin.
A visitor wearing a protective mask takes a picture of the statue of Lucius Verus during the public reopening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
Why Joe Biden’s Cabinet should include a secretary of arts and culture if we want to call ourselves a civilized nation.
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The two actors deliver breathtaking performances in a film adaptation of August Wilson’s play.
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