Democracy Dies in Darkness
The trial of Derek Chauvin will include witnesses who worked with him in various off-duty security jobs.
FedEx, which will invest $2 billion to start buying electric vehicles for its fleet of 180,000 vehicles, joins more than 50 other major corporations in an effort to curb climate change by tackling their own contributions to it.
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Public records experts voiced concern that the university leaders , who were also vacillating under pressure over whether to stage a football season, used a secure online portal in an apparent attempt to avoid taxpayer scrutiny.
When Pope Francis crosses the threshold into a small, rented dwelling in the holy Iraqi city of Najaf on Saturday to visit Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, it will mark a powerful moment in interfaith relations, experts say, and millions of people will be watching.
A koala climbs a charred eucalyptus tree Jan. 20 in southern Australia. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
An executive order last year declared meat and poultry plants to be critical infrastructure to keep the plants open — but labor advocates said it would endanger workers.
The move to let go of the NFL’s comeback player of the year will clear close to $15 million in salary cap space for Washington, which will need to find Smith's replacement as starting quarterback.
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Democrats are moving forward with their bill at the national level to fight Republican efforts in states across the country to restrict ballot access.
Agencies have been given guidelines on how to implement an order revoking actions that undermined federal unions and facilitated faster firing of federal workers.
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A staff member monitors newborns at a postpartum care center in Shanghai. (AFP/Getty Images)
The one-child policy has left a legacy that will be hard to undo, especially while access to IVF and egg-freezing is restricted to married, straight couples.
Unarmed but organized, hundreds of thousands have turned out in Myanmar’s major cities day after day, clamoring for democracy in stirring displays of nationwide civil disobedience.
In an op-ed in the Guardian, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus railed against “a ‘me first’ approach to vaccination.”
The White House is conducting a months-long review of the drone strike policy it inherited from the previous administration.
A tech conference that draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona was cancelled last year. Organizers plan for its return this summer.
Dallas Police officer Bryan Riser, a 13-year veteran, is charged with hiring hitmen to kill two people and dump them in the Trinity River.
Round Rock, Tex., a city of nearly 120,000, is a growing destination for tech companies and families seeking more space and lower taxes than nearby Austin. (Julia Robinson for The Post)
Liberal advocacy groups had pressured the Biden administration to part ways with Mark A. Brown, who was hired by former education secretary Betsy DeVos.
Existing shortages of graduates with badly needed skills are about to get much worse.
Majority-Black Prince George’s County has by far the most coronavirus cases in Maryland, and the lowest percentage of vaccinated residents. Democratic officials say the governor is distracting from the key reasons so few Black residents have been vaccinated. 
Bonnie Lippe with her husband, Michael, near their Las Vegas home. (David Becker for the Post)
Bonnie Lippe faced scorn from strangers for being “patient zero.” Her diagnosis on March 5, 2020 — followed shortly by confirmation that a Bethesda couple she’d never met had also tested positive — was a watershed moment, the beginning of the pandemic’s arc through Maryland.
At either Spice Kraft, you’ll dine happily on lunch bowls, curry wraps and luscious lamb.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
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