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As the president faces a flurry of unexpected crises, Republicans depict a country in chaos, but the White House says Biden’s response shows he’s in control.
After one of Israel’s heaviest assaults to date, the Palestinian death toll is up to 192, including 58 children, in Gaza, and 15 in the West Bank. The Israeli toll is 10.
The gun rights group, which lost in bankruptcy court last week, built influence over decades that has reshaped the political environment.
The “multiracial far right,” as it’s sometimes called, adds another layer to an already fraught debate over how to address domestic extremism.
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Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier was relieved of his post after publishing an incendiary book and giving interviews critical of senior military leaders and their diversity efforts.
The Wyoming congresswoman, ousted from GOP leadership last week, said she regrets voting for Trump in 2020 and did not rule out a 2024 presidential run of her own.
Israeli police officers walk through the synagogue Sunday. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP)
The incident occurred Sunday night during prayers held in an unfinished synagogue with no occupancy permit.
New research says the Cerne Giant predates Shakespeare and possibly the Battle of Hastings.
The men, who have intellectual disabilities, were wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in 1983.
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Saturday Night Live tackled the latest CDC mask guidance for vaccinated Americans and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) public ouster from leadership May 15.
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President Biden and Vice President Harris during a covid-19 update in the Rose Garden. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The turnaround caught senior administration officials, medical experts and business leaders off guard. Some physicians criticized the move as premature. 
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer called on Republicans to stop supporting baseless claims of fraud and slammed the former president for falsely accusing the county of deleting an elections database.
While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly.
Bipartisan support for Israel still endures, but analysts say the ground is perceptibly shifting in Washington.
The Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill in Russia has been closed for eight years. (Elena Anosova for The Post)
Baikalsk is the Russian version of struggles in America's Rust Belt: idled mills, lost jobs and questions over how to reimagine a way forward.
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People roam mask-free in New York’s Times Square on Friday. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
The relaxed guidelines have some vowing to party like it’s 2019, while others worry for their health.
The Colorado man was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife. Now he’s also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall. “I just thought, give him another vote,” he said.
Nearly 2,400 health-care facilities, schools and governments in the U.S. were hit by attacks last year.
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Panicked drivers rushing to fill their tanks are driving unnecessary scarcity, experts said.
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