Democracy Dies in Darkness
The series of meetings comes five days before the House plans to take up a roughly $1 trillion package to improve the nation’s infrastructure — and as the prospects of a government shutdown and a breach of the debt ceiling loom.
A $45 million jury verdict against Chicago was overturned on appeal, based on case law that says cities aren’t liable for what employees do off duty. Lawyers for Mikey LaPorta have asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the verdict.
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Their goal is to maintain 30 percent of the planet in its natural state.
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The top late-night comedy hosts will address climate change on their shows Wednesday, in a coordinated effort to get a message across.
Despite a pledge to pay some debts due this week, the massive property developer Evergrande is teetering on the edge of collapse.
Pope Francis smiles and jokes with a group of nuns at the Vatican on Wednesday. (AFP/Getty Images)
The pope's post-surgery joke marked a frank acknowledgment of the forces within the church who are at odds with him.
The court dissolved its ruling from July finding unconstitutional laws that prevent young adults under age 21 from buying handguns because the woman who brought the case turned 21 before the decision became official.
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While the fragment of the Gilgamesh poem is the star of a formal event Thursday at the Smithsonian, it represents more than 17,000 items that U.S. officials have returned to Iraq.
The Department of Justices is alleging that the alliance would be harmful to consumers and may result in higher ticket prices.
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The other half of the book is an account of Joe Biden’s campaign and early presidency, and as the authors shift between narratives, the reader must reckon with wildly differing realities.
Co-stars Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall led tributes to the actor, who played Stanford Blatch in the series.
Former Senator Al Franken kicks off his stand up tour this month. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
The recovering politician on Saturday launched “The Only Former U.S. Senator Currently on Tour Tour,” which pokes fun at many of Franken’s former colleagues. It’s his first extended stand-up stint since he resigned in 2018 after several women accused him of groping and kissing, allegations he has denied.
Don Hollway’s new novel is a fast-paced saga based on the life of Harald Hardrada, the 11th-century Norse adventurer.
Dan Stevens plays an automaton designed to be the perfect man, but he’s a little stiff.