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President Biden is also preparing to impose new costs on Russia, pending an assessment of alleged interference in the 2020 election, involvement in the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a cyber breach of U.S. agencies and other activities.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks to journalists Wednesday. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The national press — battered by four years of abuse by the president, and by the incompetence and falsehoods of his spokespeople — runs the risk of being seduced by an administration that, in many cases, closely reflects its values: multiculturalism, a belief in the principles of liberal democracy, and a kind of wonky idealism.
President Biden is unwinding his predecessor’s environmental legacy while forging his own. The Washington Post is chronicling every step.
On his second day in office President Biden signed an additional 10 executive orders, plus presidential memorandums, dealing with many aspects of the health crisis that he has defined as his top priority.
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The Indian government has sent free coronavirus vaccines to Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives.
As shoppers 60 and older head online, major retailers and consumer goods brands are scrambling to meet them there.
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The FBI alleged that Biggs and other members of the far-right nationalist group appeared equipped with walkie-talkie-style communication devices and earpieces during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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Lincoln, who guided the nation through the Civil War, received an extraordinary number of references Wednesday as President Biden vowed to unify a divided nation.
After a brief pandemic respite from filing collections lawsuits for past-due debt, private student loan companies have resumed legal action.
As Joe Biden and Kamala President Harris took their oaths of office, African Americans held hope for change.
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The move comes even as the rate of new daily coronavirus infections in the city has stayed well above the target for such Phase 2 activities for more than two months.
Authorities are starting to dismantle barriers and fencing around D.C. now that the inauguration is over. (Matt McClain/The Post)
After a peaceful Inauguration Day, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser requested the D.C. National Guard be on “standby” until Jan. 30 to deal with “white extremism” and other threats.
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The appointments of Rebecca Kelly Slaughter as acting chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission and Jessica Rosenworcel at the Federal Communications Commission come as Democrats prepare to roll back a slew of deregulatory actions implemented by the Trump administration.
The review would be the first major case for the Facebook-funded Oversight Board, an independent watchdog organization.
The executive order could lead to an emergency standard for businesses — a set of a regulations they would have to comply with, like mask-wearing, that advocates say is necessary to combat the pandemic.
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Nick Sirianni on the Colts sideline during the regular-season finale. (Zach Bolinger/AP)
The Philadelphia Eagles have chosen Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni to replace Doug Pederson, the Super Bowl-winning coach they fired.
The team received news of Samsonov’s positive test Tuesday night after a loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Henne, a veteran serving as a backup QB to a superstar, made two key plays to put the Chiefs in the AFC championship game.
No. 13 Virginia is first in the conference in field goal percentage (50.7) and second in three-point shooting percentage (38.5).
Quarterbacks like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers are being overtaken by the likes of Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen — at least until the younger generation becomes its older generation.
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