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As Chauvin’s ex-bosses condemn him, ‘policing in America is on trial’
It is not just Derek Chauvin’s use of force on George Floyd that is in the spotlight, but also officers’ willingness to break the “blue wall of silence” and the justice system’s ability to police its own.
Man fatally shot by police in suburban Minneapolis, sparking protests
By Jared Goyette and
More than 100 corporate leaders discuss action against voting bills
Executives talked about potential ways to show they oppose the legislative efforts, including by halting political donations and even delaying investments in states that pass the restrictive measures.
Todd C. Frankel
Mexico’s new migrant policy adds to Biden’s border woes
Mexico says it has no room for many of the Central American families the Biden administration planned to expel.
Mary Beth Sheridan
Biden set to accept fewest refugees of any modern president, including Trump, report says
Hideki Matsuyama ends Japan’s long wait for a Masters title
After a sleepless night, golf-mad Japan celebrates Matsuyama’s triumph
Officer fired amid call from Va. governor for inquiry into pepper-spraying of Black Army officer
Iran accuses Israel of attacking nuclear site
The Natanz nuclear facility suffered a mysterious electrical outage, which an Israeli media outlet said was the result of a cyberattack carried out by Mossad, Israel’s spy agency.
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Fed’s Powell says reopening economy too quickly could cause new coronavirus spike
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China’s lack of transparency made pandemic worse, says top U.S. diplomat
Florida woman gets 30 days in jail after angrily coughing on fellow customer
China’s top health official says its vaccines have low efficacy
What should a coronavirus memorial look like? This powerful statement on gun violence offers a model.
Faced with the loss of her twin boys, she asked for a lawyer — and was refused. Her case changed the law in Ohio.
Opinion by the
Why corporate America is declaring independence from the GOP
Michele L. Norris
The deadly covid-19 pandemic is obscuring another — obesity
Leana S. Wen
Respectfully, Justice Breyer, court enlargers aren’t the problem
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Republicans are stuck with a Trump ball and chain
The case that may crack LA’s homeless crisis
Guide to the Pandemic
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Your Life at Home
Meet the introverts who are dreading a return to normal
For the first wave of vaccinated vacationers, venturing into the not-quite-open-world was quiet, cheaper — and a relief
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Facing GOP opposition, Biden seeks to redefine bipartisanship
The president and his aides point to broad public support for many Democratic policies among voters in both parties, as well as Republican state officials.
Biden administration plans to name two former senior NSA officials to cybersecurity posts
As Congress debates citizenship legislation yet again, a DACA recipient grows frustrated
A trucker was trying to park for the night. He wound up ending a high-speed chase.
Should the U.S. boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in China?
Prince Harry to attend Prince Philip’s funeral, with just 30 mourners amid pandemic
Futurist and best-selling author of ‘Megatrends’ dies at 92
A woman found her grandchildren dead. Their mother is the sole suspect.
Can He Do That?
How a voting law ignited a culture war
Coronavirus vaccine technology is paving the way for a whole new approach to flu shots
The real reason the queen is giggling in that photo with Prince Philip: A swarm of bees
These women have lived together through the pandemic. They told us what it was really like.
By Nneka McGuire
Legendary D.C. hardcore band Bad Brains raced ahead of its time, and we’re still catching up
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Republicans skeptical as Democrats push Biden's infrastructure plan
Congressional Republicans said on April 11 President Biden's infrastructure plan is too expensive — and too wide ranging to be called an “infrastructure” bill.
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Texas Gov. Abbott says state is ‘very close’ to herd immunity. The data tells a different story.
One expert said of Greg Abbott’s herd immunity claim: “There is no way on God’s green earth that Texas is anywhere even close.”
Nevada GOP censures official who defended 2020 election results
By Michelle L. Price | AP
Trump decries McConnell while reiterating falsehoods at GOP event
Following President Biden’s first 100 days
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
By Washington Post Staff
Tracking Biden appointees
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones.
Effectiveness of Chinese vaccines ‘not high,’ health official says
The comments from the head of China’s Centers for Disease Control came after the country has already distributed hundreds of millions of doses to other nations.
Health workers visit an Aboriginal health clinic in Ramingining last year. (Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation)
Australia made a plan to protect Indigenous elders from covid-19. It worked.
The pandemic ravaged first-nation communities in many parts of the world. Australia bucked the trend.
Jordanian prince appears in public after house arrest
By Josef Federman and Omar Akour | AP
Kyrgyzstan approves constitution boosting president’s power
By Associated Press
Md. becomes first state to repeal police bill of rights
Democratic lawmakers override Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes to create new officer discipline process, use-of-force policy.
Experts say this adult female gray whale at Muir Beach in Marin County died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship. (The Marine Mammal Center)
Four gray whales found dead in eight days in the San Francisco Bay area
The director of pathology for the Marine Mammal Center said it may see two to three gray whale deaths total in a typical year.
For immigrants, IDs prove to be a barrier to vaccines
Maskless Florida woman who coughed on Pier 1 customer gets 30 days in jail
D.C., MD. & VA.
As Maryland lawmakers wrap up session, here’s what’s left
Immigration, sports betting and climate change are among the measures awaiting action.
Once jailed, these women now hold courts accountable — with help from students, retirees and Fiona Apple
When the pandemic threw courts into chaos, this Court Watch group kept a watchful eye.
Samuel Argueta Romero completes schoolwork at his home in Alexandria, Va. (Allison Shelley for The Post)
The pandemic forced these high-schoolers to work full time. So they’re going to class at night.
Alexandria schools have rolled out a night-school program to accommodate students who have to work during the day to support their families.
Here’s the story behind a viral video of a red squirrel munching on seeds
Youth slain in Northeast D.C. in domestic incident, police say
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PM Update: Isolated storms possible this evening. Comfortable conditions for Monday.
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Known coronavirus deaths and cases per 100,000
Those we have lost to coronavirus
FAQ: What to know about restrictions and safety
GOING OUT GUIDE
L’Auberge Chez Francois is ready for its close-up, yet again
The 45-year-old dining destination in Great Falls succeeds thanks to delicious consistency.
What can I do in the D.C. area right now? Festivals, museums and restaurants are coming back.
The coronavirus is still worrisome, but outdoor events are starting up again. Here’s what to know.
Chicago’s revered dining scene recently lost a key ingredient: Experienced, trustworthy critics
After the Chicago Tribune's Phil Vittel and TV host Steve Dolinsky stepped down, the city is left without an experienced voice to help locals and visitors alike understand the scene.
It’s a fine old Maryland house, and it’s next door to Chevy Chase Club
Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region
Fixed mortgage rates upward march halted as they fall for the first time in 7 weeks
BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY
Cargo ships are backlogged in San Francisco Bay on March 26, 2021. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Essential, invisible: Covid has 200,000 merchant sailors stuck at sea
Global trade depends on maritime workers, but the pandemic has thrust them into “humanitarian and economic crisis.”
Last-minute deal reached to let Georgia plants make batteries for car companies
CEO at troubled vaccine plant received 51 percent compensation boost in 2020
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Health & Science
Why covid arm and other post-vaccine rashes might actually be a ‘good thing’
By Marlene Cimons
Some mothers-to-be and doctors worry about exercise during pregnancy. But it’s really okay.
By Katie C. Reilly
Autopsy of ex-NFL player who fatally shot six people and himself to include CTE study
Glynn A. Hill
I’m vaccinated, but I’m really not ready to leave my pandemic cocoon
Hideki Matsuyama shows off his green jacket. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
Hideki Matsuyama’s draining, pressure-packed win makes this Masters memorable
At the Masters, Matsuyama got the win of his life and barely smiled. The pressure was that intense.
Alex Rodriguez strikes out on Mets purchase, but he and partner finalize deal for NBA, WNBA teams
As the NHL’s trade deadline looms, the Capitals show their potential by pounding the Bruins
Capitals trade Jonas Siegenthaler to New Jersey for a third-round draft pick
Max Scherzer’s Nationals sputter, lose Hall of Fame pitching matchup to Clayton Kershaw’s Dodgers
Former Titans star Eddie George reportedly named Tennessee State coach
Makur Maker’s basketball journey took a detour, but his story isn’t over
Shorthanded Wizards lack physicality in blowout loss to Phoenix
Gabrielle Stanley Blair, founder of Design Mom. (Blue Lily Photography)
‘Design Mom’ Gabrielle Stanley Blair shares her best advice for a happy, stylish home
The blogger and mother of six took questions on sharing a bathroom, decorating with teens and more.
Meet the introverts who are dreading a return to normal
The battle for Tribune: Inside the campaign to find new owners for a legendary group of newspapers
Carolyn Hax: Helping a teen heal after he doesn’t make the cut
A reader’s child was dropped from a club sports team that he was on for a decade.
Ask Amy: Husband’s new tattoo is an unwelcome surprise for his wife
She didn’t mind the ink on his arm, but this one has her in tears.
Miss Manners: Pandemic’s smaller, warmer weddings could be here to stay
Couples may take a cue from the at-home events without huge dresses, overwhelming flowers and signature cocktails.
Elevating stories about women
‘Stay-at-home parent’ will soon be an employment option on LinkedIn. It could help normalize caregiving.
Child care wasn’t prioritized in the first infrastructure package. It’s ‘cause for alarm,’ experts say.
Ask Dr. Andrea: I have vaccine FOMO
Covid boundaries made these women lose trust in their friends. Can they get it back?
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
“Bedtime” (The Cleveland Museum of Art)
Great Works, In Focus
This Black American artist was born to ‘transport gladness.’ The French accent came later.
Tony Hawk talks about pulling off his last Ollie 540, showing off mistakes and the truth about ‘Gleaming the Cube’
‘Paradise, Nevada’ tries to capture our anxious American essence with a collision course through the gaming industry
By Pete Tosiello
Chloé Zhao becomes first woman of color to win top Directors Guild Association honor
By Lindsey Bahr | AP
At 63, she enrolled at the university that sold her enslaved ancestors. Now she’s starring in a play about them.
Bowen Yang steals SNL playing the iceberg that sank the Titanic
How ‘The Crown’ shaped a generation’s view of Prince Philip
Including recipes and tips from Voraciously
Our favorite recipes to bake, roll, stuff and fry tortillas
Is your favorite imported wine low in stock? Blame the pandemic.
Proof spring is soup season, too: This bright bowl packed with peas, leeks, spinach and herbs
The best ways to achieve crispy bacon
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Imagining a five-star hotel among the stars
By Liz Langley
7 attainable goals for those anxiously awaiting the arrival of semi-normal summer travel
Natalie B. Compton
For the first wave of vaccinated vacationers, venturing into the world was cheaper — and a relief
How to solve common pandemic travel problems