Democracy Dies in Darkness
An overhaul of voting laws was blocked by Republicans. An effort to strike a bipartisan deal on police reforms has lost all momentum. A plan to provide a path to legal residency for millions of immigrants is now all but dead.
Alan Braid had written in a Washington Post op-ed that he performed an abortion on a woman who was no longer eligible, based on a Texas law that took effect Sept. 1.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent on horseback tries to stop a Haitian migrant in Del Rio, Tex., on Sunday. (Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty Images)
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas traveled Monday to the makeshift camp in Del Rio, Tex., where nearly 15,000 border-crossers have arrived and was quickly pulled into an escalating controversy over the treatment of the mostly Haitian migrants by U.S. agents.
Republican leaders argue that requiring the shots violates personal freedoms, but experts say mass vaccinations have not worked historically without mandates.
Bezos’s large donations are transforming climate philanthropy — even as Amazon’s cloud-computing business and shipping operations have a significant carbon footprint.
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Workers prepare the site of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. (Getty Images)
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.
Don’t assume native plants are the solution, but do choose native grasses, and be smart about how you water, experts say.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hoped to win a decisive parliamentary majority. But he could now be on the brink of losing power.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks at a Workers' Party of Korea meeting on Sept. 2. (KCNA/Reuters)
North Korea has lashed out at a new trilateral security pact among the United States, Britain and Australia, and a deal to supply sensitive nuclear submarine technology to Australia.
The mayor said all teachers and school staff and early child-care workers in the city must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by Nov. 1, eliminating a testing option for these professionals who regularly interact with children.
The governor is wrapping up his four-year term with waning popularity, a potential drag on his Democratic Party with six weeks left before the November statewide elections.
The Adams Morgan plaza has been at the center of a years-long battle over whether the parcel belongs to a corporation or the public. Now the bank that owns it is warning people to leave by Wednesday.
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.
When car drivers are not aware of the speed of electric bikes, it can lead to accidents. (iStock)
Sales of electric bikes are up. But riders of the fast, heavy bicycles need to watch out for pedestrians and other cyclists on the trail, and for cars on the road.
A writer shows concern on the outside but inside feels mostly impatience for boyfriend's minor problems and complaints.
Husband won’t address child with new name, pronouns. Wife contemplates divorce over his inability to accept them.
Reader was asked to comment on relative’s statement but didn’t want to.