Democracy Dies in Darkness
With the Senate equally divided, the party’s moderates sought to portray themselves as a fiscally restrained counterpoint to liberals — even as they stood with President Biden on the need for new emergency aid. But their tactics still threatened to keep perhaps millions of Americans from obtaining support they might have otherwise received.
The Senate’s version is slightly different from the House bill approved on Saturday. And some key provisions are still in flux.
Bonnie Lippe with her husband, Michael, near their Las Vegas home. (David Becker for The Post)
Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.” Her diagnosis on March 5, 2020 — followed shortly by confirmation that a Bethesda couple she’d never met had also tested positive — was a watershed moment, the beginning of the pandemic’s arc through Maryland.
The trial of Derek Chauvin will include witnesses who worked with him in various off-duty security jobs.
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The arrest of Federico G. Klein, a former State Department aide, marks the first member of the Trump administration arrested in connection with the riot.
When Pope Francis crosses the threshold into a small, rented dwelling in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf on Saturday to visit Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, it will mark a powerful moment in interfaith relations, experts say, and millions of people will be watching.
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The upcoming broadcast will air against a backdrop of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, with questions raised over how women are treated compared to men, especially a biracial American woman who marries a prince.
The discovery adds to questions on the effectiveness of inspections on such blades, and whether indications of cracks were missed.
In the wake of covid-19 restrictions and historic bush fires, locals are eager to learn about their own backyards.
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Requiring police to report how much money they pay to settle misconduct lawsuits, and publicizing that data, could result in changes to police behavior, the sponsors hope.
Agencies have been given guidelines on how to implement an order revoking actions that undermined federal unions and facilitated faster firing of federal workers.
 The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service are tracking nominees for roughly 800 of those 1,250 positions, including Cabinet secretaries, chief financial officers, general counsels, ambassadors and other critical leadership positions.
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The one-child policy has left a legacy that will be hard to undo, especially while access to IVF and egg-freezing is restricted to married, straight couples.
The State Department said the Ukrainian was involved in “significant corruption” while serving as a regional governor from 2014 to 2015.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus railed against “a ‘me first’ approach to coronavirus vaccination.”
Hundreds of thousands have turned out in major cities day after day, clamoring for democracy in displays of civil disobedience.
Public records experts voiced concern that the university leaders, who were also vacillating under pressure over whether to stage a football season, used a secure online portal in an apparent attempt to avoid taxpayer scrutiny.
Round Rock, Tex., a city of nearly 120,000, is a growing destination for tech companies and families seeking more space and lower taxes than nearby Austin. (Julia Robinson for The Post)
Dallas Police officer Bryan Riser, a 13-year veteran, is charged with hiring hitmen to kill two people and dump them in the Trinity River.
Liberal advocacy groups had pressured the Biden administration to part ways with Mark A. Brown, who was hired by former education secretary Betsy DeVos.
Majority-Black Prince George’s County has by far the most coronavirus cases in Maryland, and the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents. Democratic officials say the governor is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated. 
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Park Service is discouraging the public from visiting the Tidal Basin this year and instead is recommending viewing the blossoms online. (Nikki Kahn/The Post)
Capital Weather Gang's forecast for peak bloom at the Tidal Basin is close to the recent average and in line with the National Park Service forecast.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
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The report, which covers the first full month of the Biden presidency, reflects an economy that is still very much bogged down by the pandemic.
Xiaomi claims its Mi Air Charge technology can charge multiple devices at once over the air. (Xiaomi)
Wireless charging companies say over-the-air power might be the next big thing. But several challenges exist.
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The report, by an outside law firm, comes on the heels of revelations yesterday that former football coach Les Miles was the subject of multiple complaints from female students.
As MLB teams, including the Detroit Tigers, began play this spring, baseball has been grappling with its own version of the #MeToo movement. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
Mickey Callaway and Jared Porter make it clear that baseball's gender norms remain trapped in the Stone Age.
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