Partially blinded by police: Video evidence undermines official accounts of injuries at protests

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Eight people suffered severe eye injuries at protests across the country on May 30, the Saturday after George Floyd’s death. The Post examined the circumstances of three of those incidents in detail. The results cast doubt on police descriptions of the events.
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Trump ad falsely suggests Biden supports defunding police

The Trump campaign is spending big money to promote a Four-Pinocchio ad with a false narrative.

White House signals openness to compromise as millions face loss of unemployment benefits

Within two weeks of federal benefits expiring, 30 million Americans await lawmakers' decision.

Big banks are preparing for a protracted recession

The banks’ more pessimistic outlooks come as millions of people remain out of work and thousands of small businesses close their doors.
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Trump seeks to change environmental law to speed up construction projects

Black, brown and poor communities have relied on the law for generations to stop projects that could impact their neighborhoods.

Former nursing assistant at VA hospital pleads guilty in 7 deaths

Reta Mays, no certification or license to care for patients, admitted that she injected elderly veterans with lethal doses of insulin while she was assigned to tend to them on the local overnight shift at the West Virginia facility.
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How Democrats could win back the Senate, step by step

Their path isn’t easy, but it is possible — especially in a national environment that favors them over Republicans right now.

Biden offers newly ambitious climate goals

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Afghan security forces inspect the site of a car bomb blast near a building belonging to Afghanistan’s intelligence agency in Aybak on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Taliban attack adds to despair over faltering Afghan peace process

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Rivals Dubai and Abu Dhabi tackle coronavirus in very different ways

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Venezuelan executive, detained in failed raid, says he was unwitting pawn

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Trump administration recommends National Guard as option to help hospitals report coronavirus data

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Houses in Las Vegas. (Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg News)
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An indicator that presaged the housing crisis is flashing red again

A jump in mortgage delinquencies was among the first signs of the housing crisis and the Great Recession that followed. And new data shows this leading indicator is higher than it has been in decades.

Postal Service memos detail ‘difficult’ changes, including slower mail delivery

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A man enters a post office in Takoma Park, Md., in April. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Analysts said the memos recast the USPS as a business rather than a government service.

A NOAA storm-spotting app was suspended after being overrun with false and hateful reports

The NOAA's mPING application was compromised, sending false severe weather data to forecasters and the public.

Britain bars Huawei from its 5G wireless networks

The British action is a major win for the Trump administration, which has been pressing allies to shun the Chinese firm over security concerns.
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Owner Daniel Snyder walks the sidelines before a 2016 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at FedEx Field. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
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Daniel Snyder turned what could have been an epiphany into grudging resignation

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Va. GOP congressman tests positive after urging schools to reopen

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“The Amen Corner” had its run interrupted when the pandemic forced multiple theater closures. (Scott Suchman/Shakespeare Theatre Company)

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Jessica Koslow, owner of Sqirl. (Barbara Davidson/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images)

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Guests take the plunge on Splash Mountain on Saturday at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Florida. (Joe Burbank/AP)

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