Democracy Dies in Darkness
Unsealed court documents allege some who attacked the Capitol communicated as they breached opposite sides of the building and talked about hunting for lawmakers to make “citizen’s arrests.”
Joe Biden greets voters, including a woman with a son in the military, at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention in June 2019. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Biden, like any president, is a man of great ambition. But unlike some of his predecessors, Biden has also shown striking empathy, regularly blowing up his schedule by hanging back to clasp the shoulders of those who’d lost children, or keeping donors waiting while he spent time with a kid who stuttered.
As states have expanded eligibility for the shots to people over 65, it has made it more difficult to recruit and retain test subjects for clinical trials of vaccines that have yet to win emergency authorization.
Saundra Rogers fought for Nelson Orellana Garcia ever since he arrived in the United States 26 years ago.
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He's groomed NFL stars and designed record-breaking offenses. But Tony Franklin has never been able to shut up and coach. And this time, he says, he's done for good.
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Downtown D.C. is a fortress as inauguration nears
The heart of the nation’s capital is a maze of fences, concrete barriers and security checkpoints ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.
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Mark Ruwedel’s book, "Seventy-Two and One Half Miles Across Los Angeles," is a portrait of his hometown.
Social studies and civics teachers, who explain how government works, face an unprecedented task.
As coronavirus pandemic intensifies, many colleges are starting classes online.
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More than 180 countries across the globe have pushed for the International Monetary Fund to approve emergency financial backing for nations reeling from the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus.
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A heron, a shepherd and a rabbit all add to a sense of dazzling profusion and potential in Giovanni Bellini’s “St. Francis in the Desert.”
This Swiss Oscar submission paints a portrait of a woman trying to save her brother’s life.
The story collection arrives on the heels of Barry’s superb 2019 novel, “Night Boat to Tangier.”