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A critical ocean system may head for collapse due to climate change, study finds

Researchers found “almost complete loss of stability” in the system that drives Atlantic Ocean currents.

Electric vehicles burned in garages as their owners slept. Many automakers have growing concerns about it.

Fires involving electric cars and SUVs have drawn attention because of the recalls and blazes that followed product rollouts, analysts say, complicating the calculations of manufacturers who already face many challenges.

How a Cape Cod vacation spot stress-tested coronavirus vaccines with partying, delta variant

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White House pushes student vaccinations as hospital admissions, deaths rise about 40 percent in a week

FAA asks airports for help with unruly fliers, calls for avoiding ‘to-go’ alcohol

FC Barcelona says soccer icon Lionel Messi is leaving, ending an era


As Russian journalists openly cheer his foe, U.S. boxer Duke Ragan loses decision and takes silver


Pelosi may be on to something when it comes to masks


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Tokyo Olympics’ lasting lesson: Sometimes it’s better to let go than push through

The U.S. women’s soccer team, with renewed joy and purpose, takes bronze

So many times Helen Maroulis almost quit in the last few years, certain the PTSD would keep her from being able to properly train, let alone wrestle.

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Texas governor calls new special session for voting restrictions that Democrats blocked by fleeing state

The move by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will force Democrats to decide whether to stay away for another 30 days or face the threat of arrest for breaking quorum.

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

A view of Nuuk Fjord in Greenland on July 29. (European Union, Copernicus Sentinel-2, DG DEFIS)
The event — in which enough water melted to cover all of Florida with two inches of water — could have short-term and long-term implications for the sea level.
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‘Jeopardy!’ botches a weather clue in Wednesday’s episode


Senate infrastructure bill sets stage for major effort on broadband


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

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

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Biden’s lofty climate goals might be short-changed as details of reconciliation bill emerge

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The WHO’s call to block vaccine boosters come as many around the world still wait for their first dose.

As breakthrough infections rise, nursing home chains require vaccination for staff

Tennessee could withhold millions from schools found to violate guidelines on teaching critical race theory

Va. state workers need to show proof of  vaccination or get tested, Northam says

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

D.C. may build a school over a portion of the newly renovated Hardy Park. (Katherine Frey/The  Post)

Plan to construct two new schools in Foxhall area of Northwest D.C. divides community

A spate of proposed construction brings “not-in-my-backyard” fears about traffic and the loss of space in a beloved park. Others believe that the need for these schools is so urgent that residents should support the plan and push officials to move fast.
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Next week could be the summer’s hottest in D.C.

Biden calls for half of new cars to be electric or plug-in hybrids by 2030

The suite of new goals and mandates, among the administration’s most consequential pushes so far to combat climate change, is meant to transform the kind of vehicles Americans drive and to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
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Facebook shuttered a crucial tool for oversight. Lawmakers say it just made their jobs harder,

The decision marks a setback for policymakers who have relied on the data to scrutinize the tech giant’s practices.

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

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Government watchdog will investigate the controversial Alzheimer's drug

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

WFT training camp observations: coronavirus situation improves, receiver battle intensifies

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

A growing body of research has found that neutering can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and joint problems. And in some parts of Europe, neutering is viewed as an unnecessary, or even cruel and abusive, intervention.
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Wayne Edelman on how to remove stains from furniture and carpets

The head of Meurice Garment Care in New York City transformed his family’s neighborhood dry cleaner to a wardrobe and interior cleaning service with clients across the globe.

‘Jeopardy!’ executive producer is the rumored front-runner to replace Alex Trebek, and online reaction is … not great

After a run of guest hosts (including Aaron Rodgers, Mayim Bialik and LeVar Burton), fans wonder why executive producer Mike Richards is at the head of the pack.
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