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Judge Amy Coney Barrett is scheduled to meet with nine senators, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey O. Graham, who plans her Supreme Court confirmation hearings beginning Oct. 12
Joe Biden runs strong in the Philadelphia suburbs and is competitive in western Pennsylvania. President Trump has big margins in central and northeastern parts of the state.
A postal worker is photographed in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 11. (Calla Kessler for The Post)
Many USPS employees workers see recent cost-cutting changes that have slowed mail delivery as violating the spirit, if not the letter, of that law.
The two have a history. But Democrats don’t expect the famously independent Fox anchor to go easy on Biden, either.
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The group’s bank accounts were frozen and executives interrogated by authorities.
His wife told police that Brad Parscale had physically abused her, and officials say she had bruises and scratches.
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Tax law experts say Trump’s company ventured into complex legal territory — areas in which other firms have faced penalties for stretching the rules too far.
Workers complete preparations for Tuesday night’s debate. (Melina Mara/The Post)
With Trump’s campaign hoping the first meeting between the two candidates would help him overcome his deficit in both national and key state polls, leaked tax documents have become the latest impediment to the president’s ongoing effort to revive his flagging reelection bid.
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Across the country, people are afraid — and those who speak out face severe consequences.
Both sides are blaming each other for resuming the attacks that reportedly killed and wounded dozens as the decades-old conflict has reignited.
The demand for child care is growing but is inconsistent and unpredictable, owners say.
Dijon Williams was arrested in Georgia on a warrant charging him in the fatal shooting of a man in July, police said. He is a senior on Georgetown's football team.
Video appears to show the handcuffed man spit on the firefighter, who appears to respond by striking him.
Alicia Raburn with first graders at Greensboro Elementary School in Greensboro, Md. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
On the Eastern Shore, students in special education and English learners are among the first to return to schools.
The bipartisan proposal comes with $30 million in additional funding and charts a new approach to airplane safety.
A few customers brave rainy-day weather to dine at Kachka in Portland, Ore. (Leah Nash for The Post)
Restaurants are scrambling for solutions — yet again — before they face what one chef called an “extinction event.”
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Wage gains for those at the bottom failed to dent persistent economic inequality.
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Recent research suggests that people with “Dark Triad” or antisocial personality traits appear less willing to comply with public health guidelines.
The 94-year-old naturalist said the achievement has given him “important hope” for the future amid growing concerns over “the destruction of nature.”
The Los Angeles Clippers fired Doc Rivers following an embarrassing postseason flameout, ending a transformative seven-year run in unsympathetic fashion.
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The Minnesota Vikings have lost their first three games of the season for the first time since 2013 and are in a dire situation.
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West Coast winemakers have yet another hurdle to overcome this year.
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Too many people believe that what helped them lose weight is the One True Diet. That’s dangerous.