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The decisions that legislators and urban planners will make in the coming months about fencing, barriers and security measures could alter the landscape of the District and change the ease with which residents and visitors access public buildings, parks and elected officials.
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The Republican alternative is expected to total less than half the White House’s plan, according to party lawmakers. Republicans also plan to jettison the White House’s proposed tax increases to finance the package.
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The change is geared toward increasing action on the basepaths and cutting down on strikeouts and home runs.
The full House is expected to pass the bill next week. But significant hurdles remain in the Senate.
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Protesters gathered in front of the Brooklyn Center, Minn., police headquarters for the third day of demonstrations.
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Kristen Clarke, nominated to lead the Justice Department’s civil rights division, insisted during her confirmation hearing that she does not support taking away resources from local law enforcement.
Former representative Gabby Giffords at an art installation initiated by her foundation that includes 40,000 silk flowers signifying the almost 40,000 Americans who die each year from gun violence. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
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Hope is building, yet again, that bipartisan agreement on gun control legislation is within reach.
Pfizer and Moderna shots, based on mRNA technology, mostly have served wealthy nations. AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are expected to fill the global gap.
A health worker administers a dose of a coronavirus vaccine to a Buddhist monk sitting in front of a portrait of Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on March 27. (AFP/Getty Images)
Despite receiving a supply of vaccines in January, the small Himalayan kingdom didn’t begin immunizing its population until March 27, a date that was selected through astrological consultations with Buddhist monks.
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Hundreds of major companies and corporate executives signed a statement that opposes laws that restrict voting rights, the latest step in an escalating battle over election laws being debated nationwide.
A former Pinterest employee helped craft legislation to ensure workers wouldn't be muzzled by non-disclosure agreements when they face discrimination.
Coinbase chief executive Brian Armstrong and Tina Bhatnagar, head of customer support and operations. (Christie Hemm Klok for The Post)
As the first big cryptocurrency player to go public, the San Francisco-based exchange’s direct listing on the Nasdaq is being viewed as a test run, with the potential to add a new layer of legitimacy to digital currency. 
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The Bedford Oak in Bedford, N.Y., is thought to be more than 500 years old, but you don’t have to wait that long for an oak to reach a majestic size. (Doug Tallamy/Timber Press)
This tree that shelters other life is unmatched in North America. Every garden or yard should have one (or more).
Some family members see no issue with being treated to dinner or taking up the offer of vacation-home use.
Friend offers to pay for half of a new blanket, but homeowner thinks he should pay in full.
Woman in line refuses to stay back six feet, so show her how it’s done.
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