Democracy Dies in Darkness
The airstrikes buried Palestinian families beneath mounds of rubble in Gaza as rockets bombarded Tel Aviv and southern Israel and mass Palestinian protests took place across Israel and the West Bank.
The Committee to Project Journalists expressed concerns that Israel was “deliberately targeting media facilities in order to disrupt coverage of the human suffering in Gaza.”
George Floyd's murder by a police officer less than a year ago spawned a movement to reimagine the U.S. criminal justice system and end race-based abuses. Yet with shootings spiking in cities nationwide, there are growing signs that the thirst for change is being blunted by fears of runaway crime.
Conservative media and activists are pelting Republicans who support the bill, which would authorize $1 billion a year to pay for more civics education, to abandon it. 
The turnaround caught senior administration officials, medical experts and business leaders off guard. Some physicians criticized the move as premature. 
The energy sector has stripped redundancy out of its systems, at the risk of leaving customers in the lurch when things go wrong.
The Colorado man was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife. Now he's also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall. "I just thought, give him another vote," he said.
Johnny Cash with his first wife Vivian Liberto in 1957. (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The "Saturday Night Live" episode also featured Keegan-Michael Key as host and Olivia Rodrigo as musical guest.
Charles Oliveira ascends to the lightweight throne after scoring a shocking knockout victory over Michael Chandler in UFC 262.
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It’s a quirk that comes up every half dozen years or so, when a day that honors two groups coincides — with two different protocols for the American flag.
Nguyen announced her candidacy for Georgia secretary of state on May 4, becoming the first major Democrat to enter the 2022 race.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
A woman with Covid symptoms is isolated on a cot outside her room. (Niha Masih/The Post)
Rural areas, where over 65 percent of India’s 1.3 billion people live, had been spared in the first wave of the pandemic but are now facing devastating numbers of infections.
Olga Murray, co-founder of a nonprofit group aiding Nepalese children, is still active, fit and happy — possibly because she’s helping others in the world.
Wayne Vradenburgh is the superintendent at the Newburgh Water Department. Newburgh is still recovering from lead water poisoning discovered in 2016. (Hilary Swiftfor The Post)
The president's infrastructure plan includes $45 billion to remove more than 6 million lead-pipe service lines across the country. Even small communities like Newburgh, N.Y., need major federal funds to complete the work.
Though maximum sentences range as high as 20 or 30 years, nearly half the Jan. 6 defendants are only charged with misdemeanors, and only those facing the most serious felonies face years in prison.
The move goes against the wishes of the school board and the superintendent.
The CDC said providers shouldn’t miss an opportunity to vaccinate someone.
Nagham Jouni, 11, photographs her parents, Fouad Ashkar, right, and Fatima Mustapha, at the Washington Monument on Saturday. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
Some scattered showers are possible as we get into this afternoon, though anything that falls should be mostly on the light side.
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My epic struggle to say it to one of my best friends.
The senator from Illinois discusses her years of poverty and how that informs what she brings to the job.
Interruptions in conversation used to be natural. Try it on a video call.