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The United States and China are seeking cooperation on climate change, but it’s uncertain how much more ground Xi Jinping is willing to concede.
President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in 2016 to discuss climate goals. (AFP/Getty Images)
Before President Obama joined the Paris agreement, there was Copenhagen and Kyoto.
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With Democrats in control of the White House and both chambers of Congress, activists say they are in their strongest position yet to make D.C. the 51st state.
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President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday won’t look or sound much like those his predecessors gave, and not just because pandemic precautions mean he’ll speak to a much emptier House chamber.
North Dakota House legislators debate overriding Gov. Doug Burgum's (R) vetoes, including one of a transgender sports bill. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP)
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Russia released video of troops who had been involved in exercises in Crimea loading onto ships, planes and trains for a return to their home bases. On Thursday, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered the military withdrawal, saying it should be completed by May 1.
The leaders of France and several African nations appeared to signal support for Déby’s son, who rose to power after the military said his father died on the battlefield.
Visitors to Kapuche Glacier Lake in Parche, Nepal, witnessed a large avalanche Jan. 9. (Shambhu Adhikari/Spectee)
The avalanche even kicked up strong winds, a snow shower and a rare “snowbow.”
The country’s health infrastructure is bucking under a wave of coronavirus infections.
The United Nations, in partnership with a company called Remesh, is leveraging artificial intelligence to drive peacekeeping initiatives in war-ravaged countries like Libya.
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House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, the first Black person and first woman to serve in the position, made police accountability a top priority.
A ferry makes its way to the Montgomery County side of the Potomac River at dusk last March. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
The end of the ferry service in December forced commuters onto rural roads often clogged with traffic. The owner of a Virginia property that the service needs to operate said the counties should not seize her land.
A restaurant’s design and hospitality are why we really love dining away from home
Get outside and enjoy the fresh air — and some amazing works of art.
Ellen Reid’s “Soundwalk” offers visitors to the performing arts park some site-specific musical accompaniment.
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The popular Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture will reopen May 14. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
Most academy members don’t have Dolby Atmos at home, which sound professionals say could be a good thing.
Shaka King on the Black Panthers’ Fred Hampton and getting your message across to the people.
Bailey lost his literary agent and the support of his publisher in less than a week following allegations of sexual misconduct dating back to his days as a New Orleans middle school teacher in the 1990s.
Brick-and-mortar booksellers curate books for you. Online, the decisions are more arbitrary.