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Experts say smaller departments are able to adapt to their communities and hire officers with local ties, but they're also typically able to avoid the accountability being sought as part of the national movement to restructure and improve policing.
In crucial 2022 Senate races, the Democratic coalition that came together to elect President Biden is fracturing again along racial, gender and generational lines.
The Long March husk, at 21 metric tons and almost 100 feet long, was one of the largest objects to ever reenter Earth’s atmosphere on an uncontrolled trajectory. There were no immediate reports of damage.
Lois Dunner, right, reunites with her daughter, Gail Kotel, for the first time since August, at Union Station in Washington on Saturday. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
Congressional representatives, retired officers and a wave of parents and students pressed the Air Force behind closed doors to reexamine decisions to reject 1,000 cadets, an Air Force official said. Policy officials relented, reinstating 400 cadets, about 130 of whom won back scholarships.
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Investigating Russia’s turbulent past can still bring trouble under Putin’s watch.
The pardons by Gov. Larry Hogan include one for 15-year-old Howard Cooper, who was lynched in Towson in 1885.
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Former president Barack Obama shared on May 8 that their family dog, Bo, had died after a battle with cancer.
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A new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) will make it harder for people to vote by mail and blocks private donations to assist elections.
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is expected to become House Republican Conference chair after Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is voted out.
The bombing, which occurred as school was letting out for the day, also wounded more than 100 people, the Afghan Interior Ministry said. The attack is the deadliest to strike the Afghan capital in months.
More than 200 protesters were injured in clashes with police in Jerusalem's Old City.
U.S. military veterans get disability benefits, but no civilian from Vietnam has won a similar case.
A leading educator calls the tough tests traumatic. But they can be motivating.
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Jonathan Bush, father of Billy Bush and uncle of President George W. Bush, was the last surviving sibling of the 41st president.
The highly unusual method Derrick Maurice Herlong is said to have used to surveil his alleged victim is bound to raise some concerns for the privacy-conscious.
The politicization of masks during the coronavirus pandemic has enflamed people.
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
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The Ad Council and its partners had to find a message that a fractured nation could somehow agree on. Here's how they did it.
Baseball is the grand citadel of mealy-mouthing.
The Grammy winner reflects on being off the road for the first time since he was a teenager.
Meet the Walter Cronkites of the video platform.
Max Scherzer racked up 14 strikeouts, but closer Brad Hand gave away leads in the ninth and 10th innings before the Yankees won in the 11th.
Mark Emmert told the New York Times he is hoping for approval of new NIL guidelines “before, or as close to, July 1.”
Russell Westbrook, right, had 33 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and Bradley Beal scored 50 points before leaving with an injury in the Wizards' overtime win over the Pacers. (AP)
The Wizards guard had double-digit points, rebounds and assists against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday for the 181st triple-double of his career.