Democracy Dies in Darkness
After a wild day on Capitol Hill in which a group of House and Senate Republicans threatened to derail the spending bill over vaccine concerns, congressional leaders navigated a bill through Congress that would fund agencies into February.
The joy of being back in-person has collided with the trauma and setbacks brought on by the pandemic and virtual learning. The school is a place where everything seems normal, but nothing is quite as it should be.
One of the study’s authors said coronavirus vaccines are likely to still offer the most effective protection against severe disease and death.
Refunding fast tests and imposing travel quarantines has been the standard in places like Germany, Britain and Belgium.
Students and the community started to pick up the pieces after Tuesday’s shooting at Oxford High School.
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Republican Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Mike Lee (Utah) led the charge to shut down the government over Biden's vaccine mandates. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
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Travelers seeking a night sky swimming in stars, planets and meteors can find it in areas designated as having little light pollution.
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