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As the Biden administration and the Agriculture Department discuss extending additional benefits beyond the pandemic and recession, Republican-controlled state legislatures are balking.
After huddling with his fellow Democratic senators, Sen. Joe Manchin (W. Va.) suggested that he would join with them to at least start debating the sweeping bill. But the pledge from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) all but guarantees that Republicans will filibuster the measure.
The manufacturer of the bone repair product has recalled 154 containers of the material -- a putty that includes human cells and is used in a variety of orthopedic procedures.
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Fueled by climate change, the first major heat wave of the summer is toppling records and threatening lives.
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Amtrak plans to triple capacity and allow trains to travel up to 100 mph.
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Gerod Buckhalter gazes at part of a large mural depicting brain circuitry at the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Brain surgery for substance use disorder will never be common. But for those who face imminent death, Gerod Buckhalter’s success — he has been sober for more than 600 days — points to what may be possible someday.
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Reporter Nicole Ellis revisits Galveston, Tex., where Gen. Gordon Granger delivered an order that emancipated 250,000 enslaved people on June 19, 1865.
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The court was considering whether the city may end its contract with a Catholic social services agency that declines to evaluate same-sex couples as potential foster parents.
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In five of the states the Senate majority leader mentioned, new voting laws have enjoyed bipartisan support.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) holds a bill document and sings a hymn with Congressional Black Caucus members, including Rep. Shirley Jackson Lee (D-TX), left. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
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“I really don’t want to have to end anybody’s life for the good of the people of the United States of America,” a man identified as William Braddock said of GOP opponent Anna Paulina Luna in a secretly recorded call reported by Politico.
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In New York, where Democrats are navigating through a series of multicandidate primaries, disagreements about polling has sown confusion about which candidates have paths to victory.
The cluster of cases at the fortified embassy in Kabul comes as American military forces withdraw.
The bear injured four people, and caused schools to close and flights to be canceled, before it was eventually shot.
Five-year-old twins Ruhi and Mahi lost both of their parents to covid-19 during India's second wave in Bhopal, India. They now live with their great-uncle. (Vikram Singh for The Post)
Perhaps no phenomenon encapsulates India’s pandemic losses like the number of orphans such as Ruhi and Mahi, now living with a great-uncle who can’t bring himself to tell them about the deaths of their parents.
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Critics said the Trump-era initiative to target China’s economic espionage has amounted to racial profiling and fostered a climate of fear in academic and research institutions.
A year after millions of people around the world took to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd, About U.S. checked in with protesters we spoke with last year.
Professor Troy Littleton with baby Katie Cunningham in his MIT office in April. (Karen Cunningham)
“Child care in any profession is a challenge, but in science, it can even be more challenging,” MIT biology professor Troy Littleton said. “Experiments don’t always fit a 9-to-5 schedule."
Alix Guerrier, CEO of GlobalGiving, at the nonprofit’s headquarters. (Maria Luz Bravo for The Post)
D.C.-area workers have spoken out on a number of issues associated with the pandemic and social justice. Employers say they are listening.
The city said it would offer $51 gift cards and an airline ticket giveaway at select vaccination locations.
John Langston was the first Black person elected to Congress from Virginia.
Police in Montgomery County, Md., say the suspect’s DNA was inside the glove.
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
The District's sandwich scene is stuffed with delicious options.
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Boundaries between work and home life, steadily eroding over the years, finally just crumbled altogether in 2020 and 2021 for remote workers.
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We Are The Union members from top left clockwise: Ricky Weber, Reade Wolcott, Brandon Benson, Jer Hunter and Brent Friedman.
With bands like We Are the Union reaching a new generation of listeners, the genre is experiencing yet another resurgence.
Janet Malcolm1934–2021
She explored truth, objectivity, self-deceit and betrayal, most notably in the fraught relationship between writers and their subjects.
The popularity of Netflix's French caper "Lupin" isn't just a fluke.
Live movie audiences are like no others. That’s why we still need them.
The unfiltered persona that led the model, cookbook author and television personality to Twitter stardom is now the reason she finds herself in hot water.
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