Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas's Indian restaurant, SONA, in New York City has dedicated a dish to covid-19 relief efforts in India.
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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) speaks after being voted out of her position as chair of the House GOP conference. (Michael Reynolds/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The expulsion of Cheney from her post in Republican leadership took place against the backdrop of fretting about “cancel culture.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday took a head-spinning tour through Washington.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
Mourners carry the body of Iraqi anti-government activist Ehab al-Wazni during his funeral at the Imam Hussein Shrine in Karbala, Iraq, on May 9. (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP/Getty Images)
Rotating blackouts were instituted island-wide, as the supplier said emergency repairs were underway.
The nearly completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline is backed by Angela Merkel, but her time as leader ends later this year.
The pro-democracy movement has proven resilient.
South America leads the world in new cases and deaths per capita. Uruguay leads South America in both.
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) also said the indoor mask mandate will be lifted when 70 percent of Maryland adults have received one dose of vaccine, expected by Memorial Day weekend.
The state will stop studying how to widen most of the Capital Beltway with toll lanes and will focus on replacing the American Legion Bridge and expanding the lower part of Interstate 270, officials said.
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Amid a swirl of confusion, incomplete information and official appeals for residents to relax, some drivers in the Washington region still spent Wednesday lined up at filling stations or hunting for gas.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
The comedy club is again hosting live stand-up in its showroom while continuing to offer online and outdoor performances.
The reopened Smithsonian museum’s biennial craft invitational centers on themes of time and decay.
Job growth for women is so low that, at the rate seen in April, it would take 28 months to regain the losses of the pandemic — and longer when population growth is accounted for.
Footage of a collapsing apartment building and rockets streaking through the night sky quickly reached a worldwide audience.
Simon Perkins, left, sits with his grandfather Leigh Perkins. (Brian Grossenbacher/Orvis/AP)
Leigh H. Perkins1927–2021
He grew the Vermont-based company far beyond fly-fishing, expanding into linen dresses, engraved drinking glasses and even dog beds.
Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers will host the Cowboys on Sept. 9 to open the NFL season. (Steve Luciano/AP)
This will be the NFL’s first 17-game regular season, and the league is planning for a return to normalcy after the coronavirus pandemic caused numerous postponements and adjustments last year.
Brad Hand blew another save in the ninth, then allowed two of the Phillies’ three runs in the 10th in a 5-2 loss.
Washington fell, 120-116, to Atlanta  and are not in the NBA play-in tournament just yet.
Conor McGregor's whiskey business lifted him to the peak of Forbes' annual rankings.
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Great Works, In FocusCritic’s Notebook
The Dutch painter's "Broadway Boogie-Woogie" shows how his art reduced empirical things to a binary language of vertical and horizontal lines.
Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead’s award-winning novel, confronts slavery and celebrates the resilience of the people who were oppressed by it.
The Ireland-set romantic dramedy doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but it delivers unexpected appeal.