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Now at 20 percent of new U.S. infections, the coronavirus variant that overwhelmed India and Britain threatens some parts of the country again, experts say.
Elle Purrier St. Pierre won the women's 1,500-meter final Monday in Eugene, Ore. (Getty Images)
Despite the cloud cast by a star’s positive drug test, the first half of the trials delivered drama and brilliance aplenty.
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The vice president’s planned visit — her first as the Biden administration's point person on immigration — would come days before former president Donald Trump joins Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) at the border.
The Biden administration will move Mark Calabria, a Trump appointee and libertarian economist, out of the job.
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Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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So far, 28 states have passed new laws this year that drop barriers to voting, a striking countertrend to restrictions adopted by some GOP-controlled states.
Democratic Buffalo mayoral primary candidate India Walton delivers her victory speech Tuesday. (Robert Kirkham/The Buffalo News/AP)
Walton held a lead over four-term incumbent Byron Brown in Tuesday’s Democratic primary with most in-person ballots counted.
Maya Wiley, in second place, and Adams are a long way from the 50 percent mark that ends the ranked-choice vote tally.
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Ron Klain said every family with kids will get a tax credit, but some on the very high or low ends may be left out.
Khurshida Banu, 49, contracted covid-19 and suffered severe lung damage in February. Two weeks after she returned from the hospital, one of her eyes wouldn’t open. (Ronny Sen for The Post)
After surviving the coronavirus, their worlds have been plunged into darkness by mucormycosis, a deadly post-covid fungus that often can be treated only by removing it from the infected area — and that area is often the eye.
The forced closure of the 26-year-old newspaper — a fearless critic of the Chinese Communist Party — reflects a dizzying loss of freedoms in the months since Beijing passed a national security law designed to remake Hong Kong in its image.
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Kelly, one of the longest-serving U.S. airline chiefs and Southwest’s top executive since 2004, will step down in early 2022. He’ll be succeeded by Bob Jordan, the carrier’s executive vice president of corporate services.
One ex-employee of an Amazon warehouse in Scotland told ITV News that workers were expected to get rid of an estimated 130,000 items a week.
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden speak with a priest as they leave St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the U.S. Catholic Church makes orthodoxy a matter of politics and debate, President Biden has refused to engage in public.
Your husband has a business that doesn't earn enough to pay bills. He agreed to find other work, but hasn’t networked or had any interviews.
Her mom is living in India, and plans to help out with the new baby are up in the air.
Nanny job for “lovely family” includes no pay for overtime or time off.
Carli Lloyd and the U.S. women’s national soccer team continue to fight the U.S. Soccer Federation in court. (Michael Wyke/Associated Press)
“Rebel Hearts” tells the story of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the 1960s.
“The Blind Accordionist” and “An Atlas of Extinct Countries” are waking dreams of adventure.
Astute observers of television say the idea of a unifying show is gone. In its wake are a hundred Twitter niches — and a lack of common culture.
The new action role-playing title blends anime, visual novel stylings and a robust combat system that feels sleek and fun to use.