Democracy Dies in Darkness
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(Gregory Bull/AP)
Before this summer, Brody Malone had never competed in the Olympics or even the world championships.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States1211932
3Russian O.C.711624
Morning Mixchevron-rightStories from all over
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The German gymnasts at the Tokyo Olympics aren't the only female athletes fighting uniform status quo.
The deaths of several generals in a short space of time come as the revolutionary vanguard that has led the communist country for six decades hands over power to a new generation. It is not clear what caused the deaths, and there is no indication they were related.
(The Washington Post)
Worsening conditions in Haiti and Cuba, the global economic downturn, and the recent reopening of South American borders are fueling a surge that is overwhelming the town of Necoclí, a traditional way station for migrants.
Gallup annual survey says justices got lower marks from Republicans and Democrats.
Jainey Bavishi is a leading expert on responding to the challenges of climate change, which is a top priority of the Biden administration.
Gray wolves have made a comeback in Wisconsin over the past several decades. (AP)
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.
Regulators are asking about employee meme stock trading and whether its two founders complied with financial registration rules.
Tomatoes are harvested in San Joaquin Valley, Calif., last week. (John Brecher for The Post)
The drought threatens to imperil some of Americans’ favorite ingredients — pizza sauce, marinara, tomato paste, stewed tomatoes and ketchup all hang in the balance.
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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.