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The jury of 12 people listened to nearly six hours of closing arguments in the landmark case that forced a national debate on race and policing.
The American Families Plan, the second part of the administration’s Build Back Better agenda, is expected to be unveiled ahead of President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on April 28.
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Under Carter, Walter Mondale turned the office from one of frustration and neglect into one with influence and power. Every vice president since has benefited.
The ruling by the D.C. chief medical examiner probably will make it difficult for prosecutors to pursue homicide charges in the officer’s death.
The ruling is a victory for U.S. prosecutors who say members of far-right groups conspired to thwart Congress’s certification of Joe Biden’s presidential win.
Scientists say the successful test of the 4-pound helicopter could eventually help the space agency more quickly roam across Mars as it looks for signs of ancient life.
Sharon Lavigne stands in front of land owned by Formosa Plastics Group and the Mosaic plant in Louisiana. (Camille Lenain for The Post)
Formosa Plastics Group, a Taiwan-based giant, wants to build a vast new plant along the lower Mississippi River in Louisiana. But the complex is increasingly a target of groups concerned about environmental justice.
How Indiana gun laws failed to prevent a mass shooting last week. And conflicting views on Brexit spur violence in Northern Ireland.
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The influx of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border stems from crisis in Central America and Trump-era immigration policy.
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The Democratic House majority is narrow and likely to fall in 2022.
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Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) gave a false response to a thorny question about a Democratic court-packing bill.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The United States and Iran are moving toward accepting simultaneous, sequential steps that would bring them both back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord, officials involved in the talks said.
The past two years have seen a whirlwind of change in Sudan, but the country has not reckoned with the causes of the war.
A deserted classroom at a school in Nigeria in February. (AFP/Getty Images)
Teachers and students at 10 schools in northern Nigeria say they have little protection from gunmen. Classrooms have started to empty.
The suspect is the eighth youth to be charged with murder in Prince George’s County so far this year.
Fairfax County officials said they are still working through a backlog of seniors and those with medical conditions before they get to vaccinating all adults.
Members of the National Guard patrol outside of the U.S. Capitol last month. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
Protests in the city have picked up again, following several police shootings nationwide.
Parler was booted from the App Store after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Apple told Parler last week that the proposed new version of its app with more stringent moderation policies would be approved when it relaunches.
A Peloton treadmill on display at a 2018 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Peloton’s Tread+ treadmill has been tied to 39 incidents involving children, objects and one pet being trapped under the machine.
A key factor in the shortage is a culture of hiring requirements that many experts agree don't reflect what's needed for entry-level employees. Those excessive requirements can deter people who are qualified from applying.
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