Democracy Dies in Darkness
The presidents and prime ministers gathering at the United Nations this week have six weeks to go until a crucial global climate summit in Scotland where they must join forces to slow the warming of the planet — something they have struggled to do in the past.
Syrian and Iraqi women are seen near the market in al-Hol, a camp housing displaced people in Hasakah province in northeast Syria. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Since January more than 70 people have been killed inside northeast Syria’s al-Hol camp as fanatics enforce strictures, settle scores. The killings have taken on a creeping sense of inevitability, guards say, and no one admits to hearing them, let alone knowing who is responsible.
The data, eagerly anticipated by many parents and pediatricians, is a crucial step toward the two-shot coronavirus vaccine regimen becoming available for children, perhaps close to Halloween.
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Firefighters protect the tree, more than 2,300 years old. with fire-resistant material in California. (EPA-EFE Shutterstock)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The tree named for a brutal Civil War general is ringed with "many layers of irony" regarding a fledgling nation, a historian says.
The dramatic weather extremes of Summer 2021 are demonstrated in this series of images that meteorologists use to understand the atmosphere.
A handful of former Manchin aides now spend much of their time advising clients on how Manchin thinks and, in some cases, lobbying his office.
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.), left, and Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) confer on the spending package Sept. 14. (AP)
Lawmakers are desperately trying to balance dozens of health priorities, from fighting obesity to pandemic preparedness, in their upcoming $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending package.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Reuters)
By calling early elections, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hoped to win a decisive parliamentary majority. But he could now be on the brink of losing power.
Interviews with more than two dozen Taliban fighters, commanders and leaders reveal a movement open to some change but one that is dedicated to the harsh enforcement of strict rules.
Kane Watkins, 9, sits on the edge of his porch as crews work to inspect his home’s water line on Aug. 12.
The city’s effort to remove lead pipes shows what’s possible with funding and political will. But along with relief, residents express distrust and exhaustion from years of crisis.
The case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa. Officials say the individual, who was fully vaccinated, tested negative before traveling and was asymptomatic.
Ross was named Edelman’s chief executive of U.S. operations in April, making her the first Black woman to lead a major public relations firm.
Foraging is “like the adult Easter egg hunt, just going out and finding something. It’s very primal.”
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
Lamar Jackson finishes his second TD run of the fourth quarter, which proved to be the game-winner. (AP)
NFL Week 2Analysis
The Ravens overcame an 11-point deficit and beat the Chiefs for the first time in the teams’ past five meetings.
All of the college football powerhouses have gotten hit at once with human imperfection.
Washington needed a victory over Minnesota to reach the WNBA postseason as the No. 8 seed; instead, it will miss the playoffs for just the second time since 2012.