Democracy Dies in Darkness
The scene after a mass shooting Thursday night at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. (Video: The Post; photo: Indianapolis Star/AP)
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has support from about 30 percent of the population. (AP)
The coronavirus has been killing as many as 4,200 people per day in Brazil, but just enough people support President Jair Bolsonaro and his contrarian coronavirus positions to undo virtually any attempt at containment, and few see any real chance of removing him from office anytime soon.
Caught in an unflattering national spotlight, residents of Windsor hope something better can come from an ugly police encounter.
Chauvin nodded and even smiled at moments as his attorney recounted for the court how the two men had “gone back and forth” about whether he should take the stand, including one final “lengthy meeting” on the issue.
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The Fix’s Eugene Scott analyzes the significance of a new House effort to create a commission to study slavery reparations.
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The measures will complicate Russia’s ability to raise money in international capital markets.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) said she has “no plans to bring it to the floor” and that she supports a commission created by President Biden that will produce a report this year on possible changes to the court.
The Supreme Court Building. (Jonathan Newton /The Post)
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As some Democrats push for packing the court and President Biden launches a commission looking at changes to its setup, here are some more plausible proposals -- along with their benefits and drawbacks.
Some in the mostly elderly group received suspended sentences, but others were immediately jailed for a peaceful demonstration.
Jordan's ancient city Petra is empty of tourists amid the pandemic . (Sarah Dadouch/The Post)
Criticism of King Abdullah II’s leadership is growing. At the same time, he is trying to quash dissent.
The Biden administration Thursday imposed a substantial slate of economic sanctions on Russia. The move came as little surprise.
Violence unleashed by the security forces has prompted residents to head for ancestral villages — a reversal of the urbanization that once offered the promise of a more prosperous future.
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Before he was brutally killed by racists at 14, Emmett Till had sometimes been cared for by the mother of Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was shot to death by police. There are also connections between Daunte Wright and George Floyd and between Caron Nazario and Eric Garner.
“Let me say this. Many, many times you don’t really know a person,” Alamance County (N.C.) Sheriff Terry Johnson said. “And this is probably one of those examples.”
Tornado damage southwest of Raleigh in 2011. (NOAA/NWS)
Two dozen deaths occurred, and Raleigh was placed under a “tornado emergency.”
About two-thirds of Black and Latino residents older than 65 have been vaccinated, officials say.
Teens have driven a brutal 140-percent spike in carjackings in the District, even before March’s unrelated fatal attack on a food delivery driver.
Reagan National Airport’s new concourse connector on Thursday. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
American Airlines will begin service Tuesday out of the new addition — a prospect that will delight travelers, including prominent lawmakers who had to wait in the same dim space before riding a shuttle bus to catch flights.
A Lord & Taylor store in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of D.C. (Matt McClain/The Post)
Nearly 200 department stores have disappeared in the past year, and another 800 — or about half the country’s remaining mall-based locations — are expected to shutter by the end of 2025, according to one real estate firm.
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Michael Jordan delivered a tearful speech at Kobe Bryant’s public memorial in 2020. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Michael Jordan will present Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant at his posthumous Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction next month.
Texas center Charli Collier, Finnish national Awak Kuier and Arizona star Aari McDonald were the top picks in Thursday’s draft.
Major League Soccer kicks off its 25th-anniversary season this weekend.
Patrick Perkins, left, and Adam Perkins in New York City in 2016. (Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images)
This one moment on Vine, the now-defunct short-form platform for six-second-and-under videos, has endured for six years — an eternity in Internet time. Its creator died Sunday at 24.
The pandemic showed her what she valued. She can still honor that while helping her kids.
Best friends’ bad behavior has woman stewing a year later.
Mother-in-law insists on creating itineraries that exhaust family members.