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President Biden’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15-an-hour cannot remain in his coronavirus relief bill in the Senate as written, the chamber’s parliamentarian said.
The strike on a cluster of buildings at a border control point in eastern Syria is believed to have killed a handful of people, a U.S. official said.
The legislation would amend civil rights laws to ensure protections for LGBTQ Americans in employment, education and other areas.
Violent attacks against Asian American elders have left the community reeling, especially across Chinatowns from New York to San Francisco. Now they're looking for ways to protect themselves.
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain has been an ally of Tanden’s and a key advocate who recommended her.
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District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. is leading a criminal investigation of the former president and his business activities.
Thasunda Brown Duckett, the incoming CEO, becomes the second Black woman to earn a major corner-office job this year after Walgreens Boots Alliance named Rosalind “Roz” Brewer as its next CEO.
Skogafoss waterfall near Skogar in Iceland. The country’s climate is more temperate than in other regions that far north because of the influence of the warm Gulf Stream current. (Getty Images)
The shift could affect the climate of Europe, the rates of sea-level rise along the U.S. East Coast, and more.
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How West Virginia became a leader in coronavirus vaccinations
Going into the pandemic, West Virginia knew it was facing trouble, with one of the oldest and sickest populations in the U.S. But it's found vaccine success.
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In his first five weeks in office, President Biden is spending as much time — if not more — courting Republican governors as he is wooing the senators he needs to pass legislation. 
The change is the result of a pledge President Biden made to reduce the burden on those who say they have been forced to choose between staying healthy or getting a paycheck during the pandemic.
President Biden, left, watches as nurse Elizabeth Galloway vaccinates D.C. firefighter Corey Hamilton Thursday. (AFP via Getty Images)
The president, declaring “this is not a victory lap,” touted the progress of the vaccination campaign but cautioned that “we have a long way to go.”
Every national park has its own hazards that are most likely to cause serious injuries and deaths. Some of them might surprise you.
Footage released by Montgomery County police shows a suspect assaulting a woman during an armed carjacking on Jan. 14 at a gas station in Chevy Chase, Md. (The Post)
In Washington, there were 345 carjackings in 2020, compared with 142 the year before. It's worse this year, with 46 carjackings through early February.
D.C. officials say a flood of applicants from outside targeted Zip codes in hard-hit areas jammed its online registration system.
The two-year spending plan, which will be put to a vote Saturday, reflects the state’s improving economy.
Anaïse Kanimba, right, with Paul Rusesabagina and Carine Kanimba at a family wedding in 2017. (Family photo)
Anaïse Kanimba, the daughter of the protagonist in the film “Hotel Rwanda,” is fighting for her father as he goes on trial in that country.
The National Museum of Mathematics presents an augmented-reality art show you look at on your phone.
A new anthology compiles decades of music writing from the 90-year-old jazz critic.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Katherine Tai, nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, speaks at her confirmation hearing on Thursday. (Reuters)
Katherine Tai told lawmakers Thursday that U.S. policies must be rethought to safeguard the critical supply lines that feed American factories and to regain the support of “regular people” who have felt victimized by previous commercial deals.
Being the new kid at work is even more awkward when you're joining an all-remote office. But the pandemic can help us all embrace the awkwardness.
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