Democracy Dies in Darkness
For the first time since covid took hold, gross domestic product eclipsed its pre-pandemic high during a period when hiring picked up, stimulus checks hit bank accounts, and Americans returned to restaurants, concerts and hotels.
As the coronavirus delta variant spreads, the significance of breakthrough infections remains unclear.
In a West Virginia community ravaged by opioids and threatened by covid-19, fighting one epidemic meant losing ground against the other.
President Biden has said that his administration will stand up for human rights. Now Tunisia’s leader has sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament.
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The German gymnasts at the Tokyo Olympics aren't the only female athletes fighting uniform status quo.
Gallup annual survey says justices got lower marks from Republicans and Democrats.
Both officers raped her when she was 15 and incapable of consenting to sex, an NYPD assistant deputy commissioner determined.
Guests stroll through Disney Springs in June. (AP)
The mayor of Florida’s Orange County declared a state of local emergency to combat climbing cases.
The judge began offering the alternative earlier this week, amid a surge in case numbers in Louisiana.
Many houses of worship across the nation have allowed people to attend worship services without masks for several weeks now once most of their members were able to get vaccinated.
The bill Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) is expected to unveil would also prohibit companies from using targeted advertising against kids and teens, and require companies to get consent from teens before collecting their data.
Semiconductor chips are printed on to silicon wafers and loaded into containers in the clean room at GlobalFoundries Fab 8 in Malta, N.Y., on June 10. (Cindy Schultz for The Post)
The global auto industry will produce nearly 4 million fewer vehicles than planned this year because of the shortages, losing about $110 billion in sales.
The wildly popular stock trading app was priced at $38 a share, the low end of its range.
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Bob Odenkirk. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Odenkirk’s representatives expressed his gratitude for the doctors, nurses, crew and producers who helped when he was admitted to the hospital Tuesday after collapsing on set.
Frankenthaler’s “Jacob’s Ladder” reminds that she birthed a school of painting.
Dev Patel plays Sir Gawain in David Lowery’s marvelous film adaptation of the Arthurian legend.
Tom McCarthy’s latest film is part thriller, part father-daughter psychodrama, part romance and part meditation on America’s changing role.