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Global trade depends on maritime workers, but the pandemic has thrust them into "humanitarian and economic crisis" — forbidden from coming ashore, at risk of a covid outbreak onboard. Some mariners have been at sea for as long as 20 months.
The tiny helicopter’s flight would mark a first in interplanetary travel.
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One week after it was signed into law, Georgia's Republican-led voting overhaul is facing backlash from a growing number of voting rights advocates.
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s fundraising has alarmed her detractors, who warn she represents a dangerous side of American politics bent of waging divisive battles over race and the changing demographics of the country.
Crenshaw, who lost his right eye in Afghanistan, said he discovered his left retina was detaching this week.
Outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gives a wave to the crowd at the end of his resignation speech in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Oct., 29, 2015. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
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When the former speaker entered Congress 30 years ago, the incentive structure encouraged falling in line, not becoming a rabble-rouser on TV.
A pattern that helped Donald Trump in 2016 collapsed four years later.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
A street in Nasiriyah, Iraq, last month. (Emilienne Malfatto for The Post)
Young men once flocked to join them. Now, there’s resentment over what they’ve become and their broken promises.
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People sit on a dried lake bed in Folsom, California, on March 31. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)
Last year, drought led to an extreme wildfire season in California and Colorado. This year it's worse.
Posts on a pro-militia website prompted the undercover probe into a domestic terrorism suspect who claims he was at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
The long-sought legislation would change how police do their jobs and when and how they can be disciplined.
City officials are also discussing whether to remove parking from one of the most congested commuter corridors in Northwest Washington.
Tony Lewis Jr., left, is urging the president to free his father, Tony Lewis Sr., right. (Tony Lewis Jr.)
Drug kingpin is the title many associate with the older Lewis. But that describes the 26-year-old when he was arrested and not the 58-year-old who has spent decades in a federal prison mentoring young inmates, his son says.
The 45-year-old dining destination in Great Falls succeeds thanks to delicious consistency.
The coronavirus is still worrisome, but outdoor events are starting up again. Here’s what to know.
After the Chicago Tribune's Phil Vittel and TV host Steve Dolinsky stepped down, the city is left without an experienced voice to help locals and visitors alike understand the scene.
With its star back healthy and an upgraded roster around him, the Brooklyn team has answered many of its early-season questions and emerged as an odds-on title favorite.
 Both junior guards have until July 19 to decide whether to remain in the draft or return to College Park.
U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix praised the committee's decision to allow Olympic athletes to speak out on social justice issues during competitions. (AP)
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s stance on social and racial demonstrations conflicts with that of the International Olympic Committee, which adheres to Rule 50 of the Olympic charter that bans such activism.  
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