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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis after signing a $109.9 billion state budget bill. (AP)
The pandemic isn't over and the economy is on rocky ground, but GOP-led states are pushing to use federal coronavirus funds to slash taxes.
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TikTok’s “interracial influencers,” unwittingly or not, are benefiting in part from the nation’s long history and not-always-healthy fascination with mixed-race families. But this time, real-world interracial couples can present the narratives of their lives directly to the masses.
A public service billboard near Charleston, W.Va., in July 2017. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
In a blow to claims that pharmaceutical firms fueled the opioid crisis, a federal judge ruled that the nation’s three major drug distributors did not cause a public nuisance by shipping millions of addictive pain pills to a West Virginia area that was among the hardest hit.
Brittany Kaiser. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
Brittany Kaiser, the provocative Cambridge Analytica veteran, has quietly evolved as crucial to fundraising for the government of Volodymyr Zelensky.
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The Harlem-raised, Ivy League-educated lawyer spent his career seeking to shatter racial boundaries with statesmanlike calm.
Amelia Clark, Miya Anderson, Ruby Isaacson and Landon Nelson. (Jenn Ackerman for The Post)
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Even after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe, some companies may be able to offer abortion-related aid to employees even in states where there is a ban.
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Rising housing costs, combined with inflation for necessities, have left more people homeless and millions more fearing they’ll lose their homes.
A new Senate bill would help crypto firms access the Fed's payment system. But experts worry it could destabilize the banking system.