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On Thursday, the president will convene the two-day “Summit for Democracy” as a rally against authoritarianism. Some invitees have undisputed democratic credentials, and some that were omitted are clearly authoritarian — but many fall into a murky area.
The decision allows U.S. athletes to participate in the Games but is a significant political snub and reflects the administration’s displeasure over China’s human rights abuses.
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Charles W. Howard, who was once Santa on a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float, started an annual school in 1937 where aspirants could learn the fine art of personifying Christmas. Here’s what the latest class got up to this year.
Nunes will step down from his seat at the end of December, according to an announcement Monday.
An unrelated sexual misconduct claim may have only hastened Jeff Zucker’s decision to dismiss his star anchor for crossing ethical lines to help his brother.
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Officials say the FBI could not confirm assertions in a 2017 book that a key witness recanted prior testimony.
A witness said Maxwell showered her with compliments and encouraged her to give Jeffrey Epstein massages.
Teacher Matthew Hawn sits with his dog Marloh in his hometown of Kingsport, Tenn. (Earl Neikirk for The Post)
Amid a growing furor over critical race theory, Matthew Hawn told his high school students in rural Kingsport, Tenn., that White privilege is “a fact.”
Fred Hiatt1955–2021
A onetime foreign correspondent, Fred Hiatt greatly expanded The Post’s opinions department and wrote spirited columns and editorials on politics and foreign affairs.
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For a successful get-together with a blended family, set conflicts aside, communicate ahead of time and keep expectations clear.
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Fig and Ginger Terrazzo Tiles With Disco Sugar; Spiced Spelt. (Scott Suchman for The Post)
Whether you're shopping for him or her, mom or dad, we've got all the gift ideas you'll need.
President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be talking as Russian troops mass along the border with Ukraine.
The amphibians have encroached on ecosystems of countries including Australia and the Philippines, as well as U.S. states such as Florida and Hawaii.
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Major corporations that had planned to bring all their employees back into offices in early 2022 now have to decide whether those dates make sense in light of further evidence of the pandemic’s unpredictability.
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Ringo Starr, (from left) Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison, in "Get Back." (AP)
In Peter Jackson's Beatles documentary, Paul McCartney writes "Get Back" in a number of minutes. Many musicians felt validated.
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Despite the covid confinement, dance artists found many ways to unleash their creativity.
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Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize winner got a vivacious tryout at Woolly Mammoth Theatre.
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