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Vernon Jordan exits a court house after testifying before a grand jury in 1998. (Juana Arias/The Post)
Jordan was one of the most influential figures in Washington, reaching the peak of his quiet authority during the 1990s, when he had Bill Clinton’s ear through two terms as president, including when Clinton faced an investigation and impeachment over a relationship with a White House intern.
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President Biden has faced criticism from liberals for not fixing a broken immigration system faster and from conservatives who say he recklessly opened the border.
The increasingly conservative court's decisions on election rules will affect new laws and new congressional and legislative districts taking shape in states.
A supporter waits on Jan. 4 for President Trump to speak in support of Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Dalton, Ga. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
It's the former president's approach to politics, not his own candidacy or his policies, which will define the party moving forward.
The prosecution of 47 democracy activists for participating in a primary vote is the widest use of a draconian law that Beijing imposed on the financial center.
Hospitals are at capacity, a virus variant is rampaging, and vaccines are slow to come.
Police officers monitor the main entrance of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters in Nairobi. (Luis Tato for The Post)
During the pandemic, outrage over police violence in Kenya has only grown. The national Directorate of Criminal Investigations’ Twitter feed, often reading like a gory novel, is a move to inform the public about their work.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) speaks at a vaccination site Feb. 22. (Reuters)
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office formally referred the allegations to the attorney general Monday, paving the way for an investigation to begin.
A criminal justice advocacy group recommends that states and the federal government implement a 20-year maximum prison term except in rare circumstances.
An executive in the company's cloud-computing division accused co-workers of engaging in racial stereotypes and alleged that one executive propositioned her for sex.
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Ron Rivera helped the Washington Football Team to a playoff berth. (John McDonnell/The Post)
How does a collaborative NFL front office like Washington's make decisions? Trust, humility and avoiding groupthink.
The quarterback said his return from injury was a problem for the new coach.
The three-time Grand National winner is being investigated in his native Ireland for a photo that "appalled" the British Horseracing Authority.
A February swoon, injury issues and persistent defensive struggles cost Pierce his job as Atlanta Hawks coach.
The No. 21 Cavaliers checked all of those boxes with a 62-51 victory, getting a game-high 18 points from Sam Hauser, who was one of four seniors recognized before tip-off.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, spoke with Oprah Winfrey about turning away from life as senior royals in an interview airing on March 7. (Reuters)
The HBO docuseries returns with an exploration of Woody Allen’s relationship with Soon-Yi Previn, daughter of Mia Farrow.
After sexual assault claims against T.I. and Tiny circulated online, a lawyer for several alleged victims has publicly called for a criminal investigation.