Democracy Dies in Darkness
It is not just Derek Chauvin’s use of force on George Floyd that is in the spotlight, but also officers’ willingness to break the “blue wall of silence” and the justice system’s ability to police its own.
Executives from major airlines, retailers and manufacturers talked about potential ways to show they oppose the controversial legislation, including by halting political donations and even delaying investments in states that pass the restrictive measures.
The president and his aides point to broad public support for many Democratic policies among voters in both parties, as well as Republican state officials.
Two hundred and forty-five urns containing the ashes of Mexicans who died in the United States from covid-19 arrive at Mexico City International Airport in July. (Mexico Secretary of Foreign Relations)
Thousands of migrants have died of covid-19. Diplomats and loved ones are working to repatriate their remains.
A relative of the children’s father said their mother had been “very sick” and “not herself” for months.
Progress has again been stymied, both by uncertain Democratic support and Republican recalcitrance amid the crisis at the southwest border.
John Naisbitt1929–2021
His first observation, long before personal computers had become commonplace, was that the country was moving from an industrial and manufacturing society to an information society.
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Congressional Republicans said on April 11 President Biden's infrastructure plan is too expensive — and too wide ranging to be called an “infrastructure” bill.
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Nevada’s Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske in 2016. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal/AP)
Nevada’s Republican Party accused the secretary of state of failing to fully investigate allegations of fraud in the election. Barbara Cegavske, the only Republican statewide office holder in Nevada, said members of her party believe fraud occurred “despite a complete lack of evidence to support that belief.”
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The comments from the head of China’s Centers for Disease Control came after the country has already distributed hundreds of millions of doses to other nations.
Health workers visit an Aboriginal health clinic in Ramingining last year. (Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation)
The pandemic ravaged first-nation communities in many parts of the world. Australia bucked the trend.
Democratic lawmakers override Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes to create new officer discipline process, use-of-force policy.
Experts say this adult female gray whale at Muir Beach in Marin County died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship. (The Marine Mammal Center)
The director of pathology for the Marine Mammal Center said it may see two to three gray whale deaths total in a typical year.
The 45-year-old dining destination in Great Falls succeeds thanks to delicious consistency.
The coronavirus is still worrisome, but outdoor events are starting up again. Here’s what to know.
After the Chicago Tribune's Phil Vittel and TV host Steve Dolinsky stepped down, the city is left without an experienced voice to help locals and visitors alike understand the scene.
Cargo ships are backlogged in San Francisco Bay on March 26, 2021. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Global trade depends on maritime workers, but the pandemic has thrust them into “humanitarian and economic crisis.”
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