Democracy Dies in Darkness
Dabney L. Friedrich of Washington called allegations that federal officials conspired to enable a photo op of President Donald Trump holding a Bible too speculative.
A procedural vote on the For the People Act is expected to fail Tuesday because of a Republican filibuster. In response, advocates are preparing a last-ditch campaign to change Senate rules.
Administration officials are eager to show that the president is attuned to the issue and taking concrete steps to reduce crime, people familiar with the plans said.
The secrecy may help to explain why efforts to confirm or disprove the lab-leak theory of the pandemic’s origins have made little progress, despite President Biden’s order that U.S. intelligence agencies “redouble their efforts” to determine the source of the virus.
Protesters rally against Nigeria’s rogue police, otherwise know as the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, in October. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
As a result of intense search efforts, or happenstance, or both, the bodies of missing Nigerians have turned up at mortuaries and anatomy labs, nameless and without an easy explanation of how they arrived — or how they died. Rights groups and international watchdogs say many are never found.
Ranked choice voting is expected to delay the results as former cop Eric Adams and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang led in Democratic polls.
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The move on crack and powder cocaine reflects how the president’s attitude on drug laws has shifted over his long tenure in elected office.
The former president and his trusted lieutenant both head to Trump Tower as prosecutors press Allen Weisselberg to turn on his boss.
An aerial photo of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in December 2017. (AP)
UNESCO, the world body’s educational, scientific and cultural agency, recommended placing the massive coral ecosystem on the list, citing the threat it is under from climate change. Australia’s environmental minister said the country would “strongly oppose” the recommendation.
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Democrats in the Senate have two options right now to strengthen voting rights: Passing the For the People Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. Here’s why neither path will be easy.
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The Rhode Island Democrat was asked whether the club has any non-White members. “I think the people who are running the place are still working on that, and I’m sorry it hasn’t happened yet,” he said.
Golfers play at at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx on May 4. (AP)
Mayor Bill de Blasio terminated former president Donald Trump’s contract earlier this year, citing his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The new sanctions come four weeks after the country's strongman leader forced down a commercial airliner and arrested a dissident journalist who was a passenger onboard.
Ethiopia’s prime minister was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. Now, international observers say his government could be participating in war crimes.
The 28 Tasmanian devils released on Maria Island grew to an estimated 100 by 2016. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Arlington resident is starring in Round House’s filmed production of the rock music-infused play ‘We’re Gonna Die.’
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
Eugene Izotov is principal oboe of the San Francisco Symphony, which recently returned to live concerts with an audience. (James Cornsilk/The Post)
Americans are shedding their sweatpants and venturing back to the workplace as more states reopen. People across the country described their return after 15 months at home.
American isn't the only carrier running into scheduling issues as demand for travel ramps up. Passengers may have to adjust their expectations and pack patience for their summer trips.
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The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Lorna Mott Comes Home” is signature Johnson: a delightful, jet-setting comedy of manners.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
The British publisher made children’s books popular; 100 years ago his name was suggested for a new U.S. prize.
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