Democracy Dies in Darkness
In barely a week in office, President Biden has moved to rejoin the Paris climate accord, halt the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, impose new limits on oil and gas production and mandate climate change as a priority across every federal agency.
President Biden, one full week into his presidency, has shown a disciplined adherence to routine and planning. The coming weeks will tell how that fits this moment of urgency and crisis.
President Biden’s top diplomat said an independent press is a “cornerstone of our democracy.”
Stanley Plotkin in his home in Doylestown, Pa., on Jan. 25. (Michelle Gustafson for The Post)
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Top administration officials launched regular briefings on their coronavirus response by seeking to illustrate their fidelity to science and transparency.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears Wednesday in the House of Commons. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Skeptics ticked off long lists of alleged mistakes and broken promises, a policy of “dithering and delays,” as a leader of the Scottish National Party put it. On many days, Britain has the highest per capita death toll in the world.
During four years of the Trump administration, the United States had a Jekyll-and-Hyde relationship with Russia. It may be more focused now — but it won’t be friendlier.
People in Mali say they were caught between extremists and the forces fighting them.
The development comes as a high court is hearing an appeal of a lower court’s acquittal of Ahmad Saeed Omar Sheikh.
Veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield says at her confirmation hearing that she regrets a 2019 speech at a forum sponsored by the Chinese Communist Party.
The announcement comes after a months-long battle over former president Donald Trump's failed attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from state population data, which is used to calculate how many House seats each state gets for the next 10 years.
A Washington Post investigation earlier this month found that the 11,200 ventilators made by a well-connected company were ill-suited for covid-19 patients and remain in a warehouse.
One in 7 adults say their households don't have enough to eat — a persistent crisis made worse by the pandemic.  The Post went to four states to spend time with people living with hunger and the people trying to help.
Douglass Mackey was arrested in Florida for a conspiracy case pending in New York.
Nearly a million people with a high school education or less lost work in November and December, reversing job recovery since April.
Culley, 65, had been the wide receivers coach for the Ravens. He becomes the first Black head coach hired by an NFL team during this hiring cycle.
Speculation about the fate of the Summer Olympics hurts athletes who continue to train, the president of the International Olympic Committee said. 
Wheeler, who was released from jail after he posted a $400,000 bond, was arrested after police responded to a 911 call from a woman who reportedly claimed she was being “killed.”
Bradley Beal scored 47 but got little support in a 124-106 defeat on the road.