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Members of the Sikh community gather in mourning in Indianapolis on Saturday. (Megan Jelinger/The Post)
While investigators continue to search for a motive for the shooting, Sikh community leaders say the attack on the FedEx warehouse, where many Sikhs work, underscores the bigotry the community has faced.
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President Biden hopes his plan will echo FDR, create a legacy and help rebuild America. How to get it done is a lot less clear.
Weatherhead, chosen to steer the government’s National Climate Assessment, has been reassigned to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Reginald Wood Jr. reads a letter during a February news conference in New York. (Getty Images)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
A letter feeds conspiracy theories by implying that the NYPD and J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI knew when the assassination would go down and that they actively plotted to help make it happen. Historians don’t believe it.
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Harris is pushing proposals for the administration that she championed as a California senator, such as clean water and electrifying school buses.
Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) described the document as “a staff level draft proposal from an outside group” and said she had not read it. However, she did not deny plans to start an “America First Caucus.”
Sens. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), right, and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) have become accomplished authors — with the help of bulk book purchases. (AP)
The practice has raised ethical concerns. Now, a complaint about Sen. Ted Cruz’s own campaign buying his books has triggered questions about self-enrichment.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
Under former president Donald Trump, the federal government cut itself adrift from the broad international consensus. President Biden immediately shifted course.
It is one of the world’s first experiments in reopening long-shuttered borders to quarantine-free travel.
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Strong winds have pushed the fire toward densely-populated areas above Cape Town city, and well-known tourist sites, such as the Table Mountain aerial cableway, have been temporarily closed.
The violence comes after the arrest last week of a radical leader who called to expel the French ambassador.
Few Europeans thought it was a good idea for Montenegro to take the mammoth loan to build a highway. The tiny, mountainous country is asking the E.U. for help to repay the debt — and the answer, so far, has been no.
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Bob Sonderman drives a Veterans Affairs mobile medical unit from Libby, Mont., to Sandpoint, Idaho. (Tony Bynum for The Post)
The Department of Veterans Affairs has set out on a labor-intensive effort to offer the vaccine to former servicemembers. What VA is learning suggests challenges ahead in getting the nation to herd immunity.
Valerie Cincinelli asked her boyfriend to hire a hit man to kill her estranged husband — and the boyfriend's teenage daughter, officials said.
The uneven reopening is driven by demand and staffing, school system officials say.
Maryland and Virginia have strengthened oversight of police misconduct, and the District is considering shifting tasks from officers to civilians.
The Edmonson sisters shortly after they were freed in 1848. (Wikimedia Commons)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered 
The largest nonviolent escape attempt by enslaved people in American history unfolded in the nation's capital in 1848. Now a group in D.C. wants to make honoring the Pearl's passengers an annual event.
Emily Kathleen Cahill said, “I thought, it’s Texas, they have to be prepared for something like this.” (Julia Robinson for The Post)
More than 200 Texans have joined what is expected to be a flood of liability suits. And state political leaders in Austin are feeling intense pressure to recast the electricity market to try to avoid another debacle.  
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Stephen Strasburg, shown in his first start of the season this month, went on the 10-day injured list on Sunday. (John McDonnell/The Post)
With Stephen Strasburg back on the injured list, it’s not time for the Nationals to panic. But it may soon be time to worry.
Paolo Espino allowed two runs in place of Stephen Strasburg, but the Nationals fell to the Diamondbacks in the finale of a four-game series.
Not that the former Clemson quarterback needed to offer a clarification. He's still expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft.
“I told y’all I’m a real fighter,” Jake Paul insisted after his third knockout. “I don’t know how many times I’ve got to prove myself this is for real.”
A ton of college basketball players are looking to change schools. So what?
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