Democracy Dies in Darkness
Telling vaccinated people they can discard their masks signals the power of the shots, but critics say the move was hasty and difficult to implement with a majority of Americans still unprotected.
Target, Home Depot and Wegmans say employees and shoppers must still wear face coverings while they reevaluate company policies.
Consumers can pay a price for being locked into Tesla’s universe, reliant on the automaker for everything from simple repairs to upgrades and software updates. (Jonathan Baran/The Post)
Tesla is bringing the strategies pioneered by the computer giant to the auto industry. Consumers are learning that’s not always a good thing.
Popular anger has undermined an assumption at the center of the Abraham Accords: that the Arab world was no longer stirred by Palestinian suffering.
New coronavirus infections in the United States have dropped to their lowest rate since mid-September and, if trends continue, will within days be lower than they have been in nearly 11 months. 
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As tweens and teens get vaccinated and the CDC relaxes mask rules, most families with smaller kids still need to be careful — but those enrolled in vaccine trials are getting an early start on resuming normal activities.
Limetree Bay refinery has been under investigation by the EPA after a Feb. 4 flare spewed oil droplets over nearby homes contaminating at least 63 cisterns. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
Former president Donald Trump treated CBP enforcement data like a stock report, but Biden officials say they are focused on the root causes of migration.
The nearly five-decade-old bridge became the latest symbol in the struggle to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
Young Black workers face even more discrimination than older ones, a new study found.
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Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Gaza and Palestinian militants have fired rocket salvos in the most intense fighting in years.
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Protesters surround an Immigration Enforcement van in Glasgow. (AFP/Getty Images)
The mass protest resembled similar actions that took place in the United States during the Trump administration, when community members and activists sought to block ICE from carrying out deportations and raids.
The cease-fire does not bring the Taliban and the Afghan government closer to a peace agreement, and many Afghans fear that once violence resumes, it will only increase.
The violence could undo fragile gains against Gaza’s worst outbreak since the pandemic began.
Amid the chaos of the resurgent conflict, two long-standing foes see their own political fortunes rise.
Those charged publicly so far with federal crimes for storming the Capitol in January, hail from 259 counties spread across 44 states and D.C. (John Minchillo/AP Photo)
Since the Jan. 6 riot, more than 400 people in the pro-Trump mob that day have been arrested — a number that could still grow substantially.
Marine Corps Maj. Christopher Warnagiris was the first person to push through the Capitol's East Rotunda doors, prosecutors said.
Body camera footage from D.C. police Officer Michael Fanone shows him screaming in agony after a pro-Trump mob dragged him down the U.S. Capitol steps, beat him and Tasered him.
A judge on Thursday delayed the planned August trial for the three former Minneapolis police officers accused of aiding and abetting Derek Chauvin in the death of Floyd.
The U.S. population has shifted dramatically over the past century. Newly released census data adds a new chapter to the story of the nation’s winners and losers and hints at changes to come in the decades ahead.
Disney announced it would soon bring back movies exclusively to theaters and is preparing to accommodate theme-park customers at pre-pandemic levels.
A bipartisan proposal would let people wait until they’re 75 to begin taking (federally taxable) distributions from their retirement accounts.
National Guard troops are seen in D.C. after the Capitol riot. Amateur “sedition hunters” have used a facial recognition tool to hunt suspected rioters. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
While most facial recognition tools are reserved for police or government use, PimEyes is open to the masses, whether they’re hunting down U.S. Capitol riot suspects or stalking women around the Web.
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Elena Delle Donne hasn't played since the Mystics won the 2019 WNBA championship.
For this season and (maybe) this season only, the NBA will use a mini tournament to determine the last two playoff seeds in each conference.
Maryland defender Lizzie Colson. (Greg Fiume/Maryland Athletics)
The star Maryland lacrosse defender spent a lot of time hurting in silence after tearing her ACL.