Democracy Dies in Darkness
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 where they must join forces to slow the warming of the planet — something they have struggled to do in the past.
Syrian and Iraqi women are seen near the market in al-Hol, a camp housing displaced people in Hasakah province in northeast Syria. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Since January more than 70 people have been killed inside northeast Syria’s al-Hol camp as fanatics enforce strictures, settle scores. The killings have taken on a creeping sense of inevitability, guards say, and no one admits to hearing them, let alone knowing who is responsible.
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As large insurance providers stop fully covering covid-related hospital stays, an uneven patchwork of patient billing has emerged. In some cases, patients in the same ICU can be hit with very different charges.
An FDA advisory panel on Friday voted unanimously to approve booster shots for a limited population of those who had received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Andrea Dotts, 24, a certified high school teacher, began working at Begin With Us Pre-K Center in Altoona, Penn., at the start of the new school year. (Jeff Swensen for The Post)
Child-care employment is still down more than 126,000 positions as workers leave for higher-paying positions. Parents are struggling to return to work as daycare and after school programs dwindle.
A series of deadly blasts hit Jalalabad over the weekend in the latest challenge to the Taliban as it consolidates power.
Warmer weather has allowed the pesky bugs to multiply and thwart attempts to slow their spread.
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Firefighters protect the tree, more than 2,300 years old. with fire-resistant material in California. (EPA-EFE Shutterstock)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The tree named for a brutal Civil War general is ringed with "many layers of irony" regarding a fledgling nation, a historian says.
The dramatic weather extremes of Summer 2021 are demonstrated in this series of images that meteorologists use to understand the atmosphere.
Kane Watkins, 9, sits on the edge of his porch as crews work to inspect his home’s water line on Aug. 12.
The city’s effort to remove lead pipes shows what’s possible with funding and political will. But along with relief, residents express distrust and exhaustion from years of crisis.
The case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa. Officials say the individual, who was fully vaccinated, tested negative before traveling and was asymptomatic.
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.
Get ready for Oktoberfests, outdoor festivals, including the H Street Festival, and free admission at local museums.
Lamar Jackson finishes his second TD run of the fourth quarter, which proved to be the game-winner against the Chiefs. (AP)
NFL Week 2Analysis
The Ravens overcame an 11-point deficit and beat the Chiefs for the first time in the teams’ past five meetings.
All of the college football powerhouses have gotten hit at once with human imperfection.
Washington needed a victory over Minnesota to reach the WNBA postseason as the No. 8 seed; instead, it will miss the playoffs for just the second time since 2012.