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The surprise decision to share sensitive U.S. nuclear submarine technology with Australia spurred a warning from China “to prepare for the worst,” and an angry response from France’s foreign minister who called the accord “unacceptable” and “incomprehensible.”
Improved economic tail winds have allowed the president to pursue an expansion of the country’s social safety net, chiefly through spending proposals that would be paid for by tax hikes on wealthy Americans and profitable corporations.
The public health emergency lifted restrictions on virtual care that some states are now rescinding.
Clockwise from top left: Climate activist Mitzi Jonelle Tan; A man fans the flames of a fire Leyte, Philippines; British climate activist Dominique Palmer; people remove flood debris in Germany in July. (AFP/Getty Images)
Young people coming of age in an era of natural disasters are facing another struggle, too: growing anxiety about climate change. Experts warn of the emotional toll that will come from the warming of the planet, which for many people, now feels a lot more up close.
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A memorial to Katherine Janness at the Piedmont Park entrance on Aug. 1. (AP)
The viciousness of Katherine Janness’s killing, combined with where it happened, has shaken residents. The city’s crime rate is dominating the political debate in Georgia, a state expected to be key in the 2022 midterms.
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A laborer works on overhead wiring in 1940. (AP)
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Researchers are examining how to make people — and officials in charge — take flash flood threats seriously.
(Mike Segar/Reuters)
The debate unfolding around the world over coronavirus vaccine mandates is playing out on a small scale at the United Nations headquarters ahead of a meeting of dozens of world leaders in New York next week.
The death of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, who led Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, comes as France is drawing down its forces in a region facing the menace of extremism.
The debate over the remains of the ruthless Maoist leader is forcing the country to again confront the most brutal period in its past.
Republican Glenn Youngkin and Democrat Terry McAuliffe took the stage and immediately began attacking one another on their coronavirus stances.
Republican Glenn Youngkin received more contributions for July and August, but Democrat Terry McAuliffe has twice as much cash on hand.
Nicholas Redding, president of Preservation Maryland, outside the log cabin that his nonprofit organization has restored in a historically Black community. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
The once-ramshackle structure at 417 Jonathan St. turned out to be one of the oldest buildings in Hagerstown.
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.
The D.C. punk-metal quartet celebrates its new album at D.C. Brau on Wednesday.
To the outside world, a fence can make you appear to be some kind of clandestine government agent or a shady oligarch when all you want to do is grow some pansies.
(Tiffany Dang for The Washington Post)
The Lone Star State beckons with better jobs, more space and a simpler life. But how do newcomers feel about the politics?
Mom and family resent that the bride's unsupportive dad got a prominent role in the wedding.
The ride to the party the final straw in a birthday party fiasco.
Siblings and dad pressure reader about having children.