Democracy Dies in Darkness
But the president vowed he would continue his fight to overturn the election he lost, and said it is “going to be a very hard thing to concede.” It was Trump’s first explicit commitment to vacate office.
Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are trying to woo the president’s supporters without discouraging trust in the state’s voting system.
In dramatic fashion, the court’s new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Roberts’s past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.
Confusion persisted about the vaccine AstraZeneca is developing with the University of Oxford.
Karen James works while her daughter Olivia attends virtual school at their home in Alexandria, Va. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
The Washington Post asked parents nationwide to share stories and artwork produced by youths participating in the home-school experiment.
As the pandemic shrinks expectations, the mundane can deliver unexpected cheer.
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Beijing imposed tariffs of up to 200 percent on Australian wine, escalating a dispute that its officials have made clear is over unmet political demands.
Officials say uncertainty still surrounds the plans to drop troop numbers from roughly 5,000 to 2,500 by Jan. 15.
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Ousted Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) has always been fascinated by people willing to believe in the monster. Now he sees parallels in the conspiracy theories shaping political discourse.
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The dictator is “acting irrationally,” ordering harsh lockdowns and sanctioning at least two executions, a South Korean lawmaker said, citing an intelligence briefing.
In 2020, on pace to become the deadliest year for women in Mexico on record, activists say there is no safe place left for women in the country. So they have made one. 
Billy Lewis and Emily Bugg. (Sophie Cazottes Photography)
When the pandemic upended their plans, Emily Bugg and Billy Lewis tied the knot at Chicago’s city hall instead. But there was still one piece of unfinished business: What to do about their $5,000 nonrefundable catering deposit?
Bruce Carver Boynton's refusal to give up his seat at a bus-terminal restaurant led to a landmark Supreme Court case and sparked the 1961 Freedom Rides through the South.
The $34 million project would add seven miles of new natural gas pipeline through Wicomico and Somerset counties.
Hilco Redevelopment Partners plans to transform the Potomac River Generating Station into offices, housing, shops and open space.
More Americans are going hungry now than at any point during the pandemic, according to new federal data.
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