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Companies that have been locked out of their computer networks by hackers are now getting sued by consumers and workers claiming they were hurt by lax cybersecurity.
Scientists have warned that the planet could exceed a critical threshold for warming within a decade. Yet experts see a rare opportunity to change course.
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Katie Ledecky enters the Tokyo Olympics with outsize expectations and will try to show how much faster she is five years after dominating the Rio Games.
During a wild scramble with less than a minute remaining, the Americans missed four three-pointers that could have helped them reclaim the lead.
Minor miscues introduce an unfamiliar element entering Tuesday's team final: Doubt.
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Stories of painfully long waits, nonexistent cars, astronomical prices and other travails are common on social media.
Over the past year since justices ruled that a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still Indian country, convictions have been imperiled in thousands of cases, confusion has grown for police and more than 50 criminals have been released.
A report that identified a senior official in the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops as having visited gay nightclubs led to his resignation — and a loud debate on ethics and morals.
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N.J. lawmakers say their state was targeted by Trump as an affluent Democratic stronghold, and now they want payback. That is starting to conflict with the party’s broader agenda.
Most Democrats are trying to focus on a six-month window to stay calm, rather than panicking every six days about a moment of chaos.
Director Spike Lee, left, speaks with staff of the Hôtel Martinez on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival. (Claudine Renaud/AFP/Getty Images)
A post-pandemic staff shortage has hit the entire industry and could threaten the speed of the continent’s economic recovery.
The White House has sought to shift blame to unvaccinated people and misinformation on social media.
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The Tokyo Olympics are happening as Japan is grappling with coronavirus, along with the rest of the world. But the year-late games are pressing on.
Joel Castón is a newly elected city official with a few months left behind bars — the city’s first incarcerated person to win an election.
K-9 Police officer Anthony Roling leads Dexter through lockers at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown, Md. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
With homemade prison wine leading to inmate violence and potential deaths, officials say the unit will save lives.
Alex Ovechkin is set to become an unrestricted free agent soon, but General Manager Brian MacLellan thinks a deal could come together shortly.
Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was replaced Saturday night in Baltimore by Jon Lester. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)
It’s too close to the trade deadline to pose questions about what a team has or hasn’t announced. The Nats are veering toward selling — especially after a 5-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night — and Scherzer is near the end of a seven-year, $245 million contract, making him the subject of rumors.
The yellow brick road leads to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground at Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
These spots are packed with things to see and fun activities: cool carousels, miniature trains, wildlife.
There’s no emotional or physical intimacy in their marriage, but it does include exhaustion, fear, and young kids.
After years of caring for elder relatives, she needs time alone. Husband isn’t going for it.
Reader was assured of a new position, and then the pandemic caused the job to vanish.
“We Women: The Power of We” brings together the work of 17 people and will be on view at Brooklyn Bridge Park until Sept. 12.
A koala, an anteater and a pod of narwhals are part of this kid-friendly safari.
In “The Cult of We,” reporters Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell document founder Adam Neumann’s excesses.
In a regional rap tradition, tweaking the tempos creates a sense of time running short.