Democracy Dies in Darkness
So far, 28 states have passed new laws this year that make it easier to vote, a striking countertrend to restrictions adopted by some GOP-controlled states.
Final results are not expected until July 12, given that the new ballots allowed voters to rank as many as five candidates.
Khurshida Banu, 49, contracted covid-19 and suffered severe lung damage in February. Two weeks after she returned from the hospital, one of her eyes wouldn’t open. (Ronny Sen for The Post)
After surviving the coronavirus, their worlds have been plunged into darkness by mucormycosis, a deadly post-covid fungus that often can be treated only by removing it from the infected area — and that area is often the eye.
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The new information, included in interviews with agency officials and 83 pages of internal documents, might not quiet a furor over the drug Aduhelm.
Nationals ace Max Scherzer waits to be checked for foreign substances near home plate umpire Tim Timmons after the first inning Tuesday in Philadelphia. (Matt Slocum/AP)
The Nats’ right-hander returned from the injured list, aced three inspections by the umpires and scored the win in a 3-2 victory to keep Washington rolling.
(Monica Rodman, Sarah Hashemi/The Washington Post)
Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) speaks during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett in October. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is impeding the confirmation of James Kvaal, President Biden’s pick to head higher-education policy at the Education Department, to secure commitments on student loan reforms.
The data are sparse, but the outcome probably wouldn't have changed.
The Socialist Women’s Union of Korea performs Saturday in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Kim Won Jin/AFP/Getty Images)
Kim's efforts to regulate how North Korean citizens think and look comes as South Korean and Western pop culture continue to seep into the country.
The action came during negotiations between Iran and the United States to revive a 2015 nuclear deal, and a day after Iran’s president-elect, Ebrahim Raisi, took a hard line toward the United States.
Roma community members are calling for an investigation, but police said that drugs, not the police, caused the man’s death.
Ottawa says fully vaccinated Canadians returning to the country can skip some quarantine requirements next month. Americans remain out of luck.
While it’s common for church figures to take stances on affairs in other countries, in this case the Vatican is invoking its prerogatives as a nation,
One local official — and a key toll lanes critic — accused Gov. Larry Hogan (R) of “arm-twisting” to try to win back support for his highway plan.
(William Adams)
The tale of how 43-year-old William Adams — a.k.a. Crocodile Dundee — and his 14-year-old son, Jake, put to use lessons learned from a television show while trying to remove the alligator from his family’s favorite kayaking spot has created a buzz in his hometown.
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An increasing number of workers who have benefited from the flexibility of remote work are dreading the call to return to the office.
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden speak with a priest as they leave St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the U.S. Catholic Church makes orthodoxy a matter of politics and debate, President Biden has refused to engage in public.
Your husband has a business that doesn't earn enough to pay bills. He agreed to find other work, but hasn’t networked or had any interviews.
Her mom is living in India, and plans to help out with the new baby are up in the air.
Nanny job for “lovely family” includes no pay for overtime or time off.
Former “Bachelorette” star Rachel Lindsay and her husband, Bryan Abasolo, in 2018. (Lisa Lake/Getty Images for SugarHouse Casino)
Astute observers of television say the idea of a unifying show is gone. In its wake are a hundred Twitter niches — and a lack of common culture.
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The Nobel Prize winner talks about the pandemic; his latest novel, “Klara and the Sun”; fatherhood and more.