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Senate infrastructure bill sets stage for major effort on broadband

Inquiry into Giuliani and FBI leaks about Clinton investigation that upended 2016 election ends with little evidence, no suspects

Studies of ancient climate change show that a shutdown of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation could bring extreme cold to Europe and North America, raise sea levels along the East Coast of the United States and disrupt seasonal monsoons that provide water to much of the world.

Biden to announce plan to increase fuel efficiency, accelerate shift to electric cars

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Moderna says its vaccine is 93% effective six months after full vaccination

Biden told aide to consult legal scholar, leading to reversal on eviction ban


Richard Trumka, influential U.S. labor leader who headed AFL-CIO, dies at 72


U.S. health system ranks last among 11 high-income countries, researchers say

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As delta cases rise, southern Ohio chooses to keep the masks on the shelf

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McConnell is threatening more mayhem. Democrats plan to call his bluff.

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U.S. men’s 4x100 relay bungles baton handoff, will miss final

Male sprinters and coaches face more questions after another failure.

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Grant Holloway nearly set a world record at trials. He ended up with silver in Tokyo.

Ryan Crouser has won shot put gold in consecutive Olympics. (Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

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Judges reject efforts to paint Jan. 6 riot defendants as political prisoners

In a string of hearings, judges appointed by presidents of both parties condemned such claims.
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Facebook shuttered a crucial tool for oversight. Lawmakers say it just made their jobs harder

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With eviction victory in hand, Democratic lawmakers in Congress turn their attention to student loans

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The WHO’s call to block vaccine boosters come as many around the world still wait for their first dose.
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As breakthrough infections rise, nursing home chains require vaccination for staff

Officials urge masking as N.Va. sees more virus transmission

Almost every bordering county, where many residents commute to Northern Virginia, has high transmission and some have lower vaccination rates.

George Mason University law professor sues school over vaccine mandate

D.C. Water advises 14,000 Northeast D.C. residents to boil water until Saturday

With the start of the academic year this month, D.C. officials are rushing to get eligible students vaccinated, and they have big challenges ahead of them. Vaccination rates in the District among students ages 12 to 17 are low, particularly among Black children, who account for about 65 percent of the city’s public school population.

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Next week could be the summer’s hottest in D.C.

Metro’s Pentagon station reopens after police stabbing

Real estate, landlord groups file legal salvo to stop Biden’s new eviction moratorium

The Atlantic hurricane season is about to ramp up dramatically, NOAA forecasts

Nearly all emperor penguin colonies may be doomed for extinction by 2100, study finds

Max Scherzer an instant hit in Los Angeles, delivering dominant debut in Dodger blue

Washington Football Team bans Native American-inspired face paint and headdresses at FedEx Field

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