Democracy Dies in Darkness
Over the past year since justices ruled that a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still Indian country, convictions have been imperiled in thousands of cases, confusion has grown for police and more than 50 criminals have been released, state records show.
Health officials say the mandates are necessary to combat the delta variant of the coronavirus.
The White House has sought to shift blame to unvaccinated people and misinformation on social media.
Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrates with the Larry O'Brien trophy and Finals MVP trophy on Thursday in Milwaukee. (Getty Images)
The Finals MVP award earned by the Milwaukee Bucks superstar resonated in Nigeria, where his parents are from, and throughout a continent that will always claim one of its distant sons.
Opponents will have roster continuity advantages, starting with France on Sunday, but the Americans are the gold-medal favorites nonetheless.
Progressives want a dramatic de-Trumpification of the Justice Department. But the attorney general has a different view.
Extreme heat, coupled with drier conditions, can significantly alter animals’ habitats.
Most Democrats are trying to focus on a six-month window to stay calm, rather than panicking every six days about a moment of chaos.
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The Tokyo Olympics are happening as Japan is grappling with coronavirus, along with the rest of the world. But the year-late games are pressing on.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) declared both a public and public health emergency on March 11, 2020. By keeping the public emergency in place, Bowser said, the city will still be able to respond quickly to changes in the virus.
The body of Emily Lu was discovered a short distance from her home, police said. Brian George Sayrs Jr. faces a murder charge.
A D.C. Circulator bus stops near Union Station. (Petula Dvorak/The Post)
As transportation platforms in the region return to normal operations, some are adjusting routes, while others are adding amenities and cutting ridership costs.
It was Dodgers pitcher’s first court appearance since a Southern Californian woman accused him in June of choking her unconscious and sexually assaulting her. Bauer, whose lawyers have denied the allegations, is on paid leave as Major League Baseball and police continue their investigations.
Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was replaced Saturday night in Baltimore by Jon Lester. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
On Friday, a clean MRI exam revealed no strain or other structural damage. But the consensus was for him to skip Saturday’s outing and let the inflammation die down and plan to make his next start, avoiding the injured list.
The Capitals, who traded out of the first round last spring to land Anthony Mantha from Detroit, were idle as the top talent came off the board.