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Steve Ricchetti is a senior Biden aide. His brother, Jeff, is a lobbyist for General Motors. Both are working on an infrastructure deal.
Days after talks between President Biden and GOP leaders reached an impasse, a bloc of 10 Senate Democrats and Republicans now faces the tough task of selling their plan to fellow lawmakers and Biden.
Winner, who was sent to prison for mishandling an intelligence document in 2017 about Russian hacking efforts surrounding the 2016 election, was released earlier this month to a halfway house.
The statement comes amid a controversy over Trump-era Justice Department efforts to obtain data of congressmen, journalists and even the White House counsel.
As recently as June 4, states with higher vaccination rates did not have significantly lower case rates than states where few people were vaccinated.
Even if a Senate-passed bill providing $52 billion in subsidies for the chip industry becomes law, the United States will still face stiff global competition to attract factories that make the cutting-edge technology.
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In a fight over vaccinations in the courthouse, a South Dakota judge said U.S. Marshals “kidnapped” defendants to thwart him, and schedules a trial for September.
Sunset at the Toadstool Hoodoos in Kanab, Utah. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has recommended in a private report that President Biden restore full protections to Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante and a huge marine reserve off New England. The move would preserve more than 4 million acres of federal lands and waters.
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Novavax, a biotech company in Gaithersburg, Md., uses recombinant protein technology to create its coronavirus vaccine.
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A U.S. F-16 at Bagram air base in Afghanistan in 2017. (Max Bearak/The Post)
The policy may need to be revisited if the Taliban threatens key U.S. and allied diplomatic facilities in Kabul, one U.S. official said.
The court's prosecutor said there is a "reasonable basis to believe that the crime against humanity of murder has been committed."
The government doesn’t have the dollars to import gasoline and the Lebanese are now trapped in endless lines waiting.
Some spots could hit 120 degrees as officials warn of dangerously hot conditions lasting days.
It started a few months ago, when a friend asked Austin Beutner, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, if he wanted to open a new public high school.
Cape Cod lobster diver Michael Packard gives a thumbs-up in a hospital bed after he was swallowed by a humpback whale on Friday. (WBTS)
While the move would mark another turning point in the transition out of the pandemic, it could also bring an end to provisions that have, for months, protected residents from some of the economic fallout of widespread lockdowns.
The report clears the administration of Gov. Ralph Northam (D) of accusations of interference, but Republicans have said the probe was too limited in scope.
Police in Ocean City, Md., tased a teenager for allegedly using a vape during the boardwalk ban on vaping. (The Post)
The incident, which was caught in viral videos, left four teenagers arrested, authorities said. But the videos left many critics questioning whether police needed to use such force over a vaping ordinance.
The holdup is frustrating people who would like to see the administration move more quickly to nominate a Black economist to the Fed board.
The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan will reopen after being closed since March of last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
How much would you pay to go to space with Jeff Bezos? For at least one person, the answer is $28 million, a sum that won a live auction Saturday.
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Ned Beatty in 2003, performing the role of Big Daddy in a Broadway production of Tennessee Williams's “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” (AP)
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“We were a shoulder to cry on, we were there to laugh. We’re there to keep extra eyes on some of the guys,” Kaitlyn Bristowe said of her role as “Bachelorette” co-host.
The sports melodrama is loosely based on the true story of players from a Texas orphanage.
Resistance to books that cast heroines with agency and hidden talents has declined, but only after a hard-fought battle.
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The game is “the Han Solo simulator,” said the studio’s managing director.