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The impeachment trial will proceed on Feb. 9, but a procedural vote made it clear that there are not enough votes for now to convict former president Donald Trump over his role in the deadly Jan. 6 mob attack on the Capitol.
President Biden aired allegations of human rights abuses and cyberspying in a phone call with the Russian president that marked a hard pivot away from the deference that Vladimir Putin was often shown by former president Donald Trump.
The Senate could vote as soon as next week on a budget bill setting the stage for party-line passage of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan.
A pedestrian crosses a street in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C. (Lucian Perkins for The Post)
Mount Pleasant has maintained a degree of diversity and an attractive sense of community in a city that, swamped by gentrification, seems to be losing both.
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In charging papers, prosecutors have identified a dozen members or affiliates of right-wing groups, including the Proud Boys, Oath Keepers and Three Percenters.
Maxwell’s legal team said the grand jury empaneled in Westchester County was improperly seated — and that Manhattan, where the case is pending in federal court and where there is a higher concentration of minorities, should have been the venue.
(Mike Groll/AP)
This year’s ballot highlighted the challenges that voters face when dealing with baseball’s steroid era, as well as other character concerns in potential Hall of Famers. No players were voted in this year.
Some indoor athletics, however, have led to infections and should be curtailed if schools want to operate safely, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded in newly published papers.
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Butch Bowers declined to say whether he voted for Trump. “The vote is sacrosanct, so I’m not going to talk about that,” he said.
The nation wants to move on, but we can’t until we’ve dealt with the mess that lies behind us, in front of us and all around us.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) wears a “Stop the Steal” mask while speaking with fellow first-term Republican members of Congress on Jan. 4. (AFP/Getty Images)
Want a Congress that looks like those of the late 1990s? Only 1 in 5 members of the House and Senate were around then.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson loads doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for distribution. (Reuters)
The looming showdown between President Biden and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is made more fraught by domestic pressures within both countries.
Two families in Yemen’s Bayda governorate lost 34 relatives, including nine children, in U.S. military actions, the petition alleges.
WHO officials said last week that the West African nation of Guinea is the only low-income country to begin administering doses. And those efforts have been limited.
Now the pandemic is surging, the city is shuttering and an ambitious vaccine campaign is struggling to keep up.
Nassa Perez, Lupe Rodriquez and Marcos Montenegro work in the remains of the home belonging to Ezekiel Calero. (Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News/AP)
The quick-hitting twister in Fultondale, just north of Birmingham, killed one person and caused injuries and extensive property damage.
A total of 12 officers have been charged in the investigation, which began after police fatally shot Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas in their home.
Yogananda Pittman offered House lawmakers a wide-ranging apology, saying the department should have been better prepared for the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Maryland will set up new coronavirus vaccination sites and send shots to Safeway and Rite Aid stores, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said.
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Folasada Butler turned to Twitter after the birth of her twins to praise her physician.
In her Senate confirmation hearing, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo also pledged to help the American economy recover from the pandemic, expand broadband access and promote manufacturing and clean-energy jobs.
The video streaming service said Giuliani repeatedly violated rules against posting false information about the recent election.
(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)
Many services were back to operating as usual by midafternoon.
The stimulus payments are actually an advance tax credit referred to on the 2020 1040 as a “Recovery Rebate Credit.”
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Green Bay’s quarterback downplayed the murky comments he made Sunday regarding his future.
Assigning quarterbacks individual wins and losses is a fool’s errand. Stafford is an above-average quarterback who could help his next team.
Tulsa’s Southern Hills will host the major tournament for the fifth time, following a decision by the PGA of America to switch venues.