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The White House’s 2030 goal for electric vehicle sales could fall short of what experts say is needed to meet U.S. climate goals.
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In a West Virginia community ravaged by opioids and threatened by covid-19, fighting one epidemic meant losing ground against the other.
Turning Point USA and its affiliates are urging students to resist mandates and spreading baseless claims about “medical raids,” part of a bid for donations.
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Tokyo Olympicschevron-rightSchedule, events and more

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States14141038
2China157931
3Russian O.C.811928
4Japan154625
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The German gymnasts at the Tokyo Olympics aren't the only female athletes fighting uniform status quo.
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Gallup annual survey says justices got lower marks from Republicans and Democrats.
Both officers raped her when she was 15 and incapable of consenting to sex, an NYPD assistant deputy commissioner determined.
Guests stroll through Disney Springs in June. (AP)
The mayor of Florida’s Orange County declared a state of local emergency to combat climbing cases.
The judge began offering the alternative earlier this week, amid a surge in case numbers in Louisiana.
Many houses of worship across the nation have allowed people to attend worship services without masks for several weeks now once most of their members were able to get vaccinated.
The council’s decision comes as momentum for free and reduced fares has spread in the Washington region and across the nation.
The CDC has classified D.C., Alexandria and Loudoun County as having substantial community transmission of the coronavirus.
Irish doodle Pluto, top, attends Patrick’s Pet Care in Northeast Washington. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
Dogs, once the source of pandemic joy for so many, are presenting new challenges as pet parents prepare to return to offices. Dog day care services have reported spikes in business.
The bill Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) is expected to unveil would also prohibit companies from using targeted advertising against kids and teens, and require companies to get consent from teens before collecting their data.
Semiconductor chips are printed on to silicon wafers and loaded into containers in the clean room at GlobalFoundries Fab 8 in Malta, N.Y., on June 10. (Cindy Schultz for The Post)
The global auto industry will produce nearly 4 million fewer vehicles than planned this year because of the shortages, losing about $110 billion in sales.
The wildly popular stock trading app was priced at $38 a share, the low end of its range.
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Jonathan Kuminga, who was born in the Congo, skipped college and played for the G League Ignite. (Getty Images)
The NFL's reigning MVP detailed many of the reasons for his offseason rift with the Packers, saying he doesn't know whether this season will be his last in Green Bay.
The post-Blake Griffin Detroit Pistons, post-James Harden Houston Rockets and post-LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for some hope.
The status of the star guard has been the biggest question mark for the team as the draft nears.
In the week since the Capitals lost Vitek Vanecek to the Kraken in the expansion draft, Seattle's goalie situation changed and the Capitals brought him back.
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Bob Odenkirk. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Odenkirk’s representatives expressed his gratitude for the doctors, nurses, crew and producers who helped when he was admitted to the hospital Tuesday after collapsing on set.
Frankenthaler’s “Jacob’s Ladder” reminds that she birthed a school of painting.
Dev Patel plays Sir Gawain in David Lowery’s marvelous film adaptation of the Arthurian legend.
Tom McCarthy’s latest film is part thriller, part father-daughter psychodrama, part romance and part meditation on America’s changing role.
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