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With government forces stretched thin, officials are appealing for help from local fighters.
A new analysis of road deaths found that Black people were almost 25 percent more likely to be killed in traffic crashes in recent years than Whites, a deep disparity that appears to have gotten worse during the pandemic.
Houston Methodist was among the first in the nation to impose a mandatory vaccination policy. By this week's deadline, more than 24,950 employees had complied with the requirement.
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Gwen Berry competes at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, in 2019. (AP)
Backed by Puma, the hammer thrower is trying to return to the Olympics, but representing Team USA still leaves her with mixed feelings.
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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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Kiran Ahuja will head the Office of Personnel Management with no support from Senate Republicans, who voted against her based on her support for the academic movement known as critical race theory.
A firefighter at the Oklahoma City bombing site on April 19, 1995. (Jim Argo/Daily Oklahoman/AP)
Many Oklahomans are alarmed to see terrorist Timothy McVeigh’s far-right ideology spread in the state he attacked, while a political class is increasingly dominated by those who rarely speak against extremism or, worse, promote it.
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A three-judge panel issued a stay of the order from U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez of the Southern District of California, in which he likened an AR-15 rifle to a Swiss Army knife.
As much of the world comes out of the pandemic lockdown for Pride celebrations, we asked readers to share why and how they celebrate.
The restaurant said that the incident was an isolated one and that the safety of its staff was a top priority.
The is the first Senate committee hearing on D.C. statehood since 2014. The panel did not bring the bill up for a vote that year, but advocates are optimistic that it may get one this year.
The emergency department at Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center, the smallest hospital in Prince George's County, Md. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
Adventist HealthCare Fort Washington Medical Center is seeking to add beds and draw new doctors to bridge longstanding disparities in the mostly Black community.
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An increasing number of workers who have benefited from the flexibility of remote work are dreading the call to return to the office.
Regulators will assess whether the Silicon Valley giant violated competition rules in favoring its own advertising display technology over that of rivals.
During coronavirus shutdowns, 35 states allowed restaurants to serve to-go cocktails, and most of them have made the change permanent or extended it.
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Mark Robert Rank, a professor of social welfare at Washington University in St. Louis, is a co-author of "Poorly Understood: What America Gets Wrong About Poverty."
After a strong showing at the U.S. Championships, 17-year-old Leanne Wong is in the mix to earn a spot on the four-person Olympic team. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Taya Currie, a goaltender from Parkhill, Ontario, was chosen in the 14th round of the Ontario Hockey League draft.
The St. John's star is headed to the one place most famously filled with players just like her.
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Former “Bachelorette” star Rachel Lindsay and her husband, Bryan Abasolo, in 2018. (Lisa Lake/Getty Images for SugarHouse Casino)
The Nobel Prize winner talks about the pandemic; his latest novel, “Klara and the Sun”; fatherhood and more.
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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