Democracy Dies in Darkness
His unusually sweeping list reflects not only the multiple challenges he faces, but also illustrates his desire to quickly emerge from the shadow of his predecessor, closing a dark chapter in American history marked by false claims of election fraud, an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and a second impeachment. 
Will Republicans purge the worst of what he has brought to their coalition or will Trump maintain his influence after he is out of office?
Allies are at work to establish a Trump fiefdom in the battleground state aimed at maintaining his influence over Republican politics.
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The Post obtained hours of video footage, some exclusively, and placed it within a digital 3-D model of the building to map the rioters’ movements and assess the peril that lawmakers faced.
Once rioters began to move en masse to the Capitol, it was too late.
People are spending hours refreshing websites and creating tiny intelligence networks to try to get vaccinated. “It feels like I’m trying to get a Beyoncé ticket,” one woman said.
The variant is not thought to be more deadly but has spread so widely it has caused the death toll to spike as well. 
Banners in support of teachers hang outside Brentano Elementary School on Jan. 4, a week before some teachers were required to return to the campus. (AP)
After one week of in-person classes, Chicago Public Schools is pursuing disciplinary action against employees who did not return to school buildings.
India is rolling out two locally made vaccines, but only one has completed a Phase 3 trial. The aim is to immunize 300 million people by this summer.
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A Post analysis of 49 companies found that only a small share of their contributions went directly to the 147 lawmakers who objected to counting presidential election results.
Alexei Navalny has pledged to return Sunday from Berlin, where he was treated for a near-fatal poisoning in August in Russia.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey agreed to ban Donald Trump from Twitter after tearful all-hands meetings, bitter dialogues and employee pushback. It was the biggest decision his company had ever faced.
In Aberdeen, Md., the police chief’s son declared he had “stormed the Capitol,” prompting the same reckoning underway in communities across the country.
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In the Jan. 6 vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win, the overwhelming majority of Senate Republicans decided to live in the real world. The overwhelming majority of House Republicans did not.
Once he's out of office, the chief question is whether to disqualify him from running again. That could give Republicans more incentive to convict.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (Oliver Contreras/Bloomberg News)
Trump loyalist Mike Lindell showed up at the White House on Friday with notes that raise alarming possibilities.
The vote puts Armin Laschet in pole position ahead of September elections as Merkel steps away from power.
Iran's cheap energy and high inflation has made it a center for so-called cryptocurrency mining.
Migrants enter Guatemala Saturday after breaking a police barricade at the border checkpoint (Josue Decavele/Getty Images)
Voting was largely peaceful, but the campaign period displayed the architecture of Yoweri Museveni’s 35-year grip on power: violent crackdowns, widespread arrests and attempts to bar journalists and independent observers.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his government would reach out to other G-20 nations to seek a joint proposal on such bans, which he compared to the “Spanish Inquisition.”
After a decade of development, the space agency planned to fire the four engines of its towering Space Launch System for eight minutes, but officials ended the test less than two minutes in. It was not clear immediately what went wrong.
Researchers surveyed more than 3,000 people in California about racism, fear, disorder and firearms.
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Urban leaders see Buttigieg’s willingness to pursue so-called “complete streets” as a promising sign in the incoming transportation secretary.
On orders of his publisher, Tom Lankford worked with the Alabama police and wiretapped the civil rights leaders he covered.
The case of Jalen Brown illustrates how confusing the largely unwritten school rules for online expression can be.
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If protests again turn ugly during the inauguration, those without shelter could be caught between battling police and extremists or make easy targets.
State Republican Party leaders on Saturday abruptly adjourned a meeting called to reconsider how the GOP will select its nominee for governor this year, angering participants who'd hoped to switch a planned convention to a primary.
People trying to get coronavirus vaccination appointments Saturday encountered hours of technical problems after officials increased appointment availability.
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience
Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
In an interesting twist, she found his take on their shared interests to be lacking in, well, substance.
Blend 111 chef Andrés-Julian Zuluaga brings delicious sophistication to the cross-cultural restaurant in Vienna
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The second-seeded Buffalo Bills ended the season of the fifth-seeded Baltimore Ravens and advanced to next weekend’s AFC title game against either the Chiefs or Browns.
The Big 12 has delivered plenty of entertainment value this season.
Under second-year coach Mike Young, the Hokies have three wins against ranked opponents, including No. 3 Villanova and most recently No. 19 Duke.
The Cavaliers, now alone atop the ACC, posted the biggest margin of victory against a ranked opponent in the school’s history.
He was “a Fred Astaire or Gene Kelly of street,” dancer and singer Toni Basil said.
The first film I saw myself in helped launch my own career, even as it sowed some doubts.
Some of the programs are available with an antenna or cable subscription.
CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta offers a program for staving off dementia — and tells readers to start early.