Trump says he will create national commission to push more ‘pro-American’ history

President Trump characterized demonstrations against racial injustice as “left-wing rioting and mayhem” that are the result of decades of indoctrination in schools. The federal government has no power over the curriculum taught in local schools.

Trump contradicts health advisers on vaccine timetable as death toll mounts

CDC Director Robert Redfield is the latest adviser to run afoul of the President Trump’s upbeat message in the run-up to the election. The president said Redfield “made a mistake” with his comments on the vaccine’s timeline and the need for masks.

Trump moves closer to Pelosi in economic aid talks, and House speaker must decide next move

Less than 50 days out from Election Day, the California Democrat and her most vulnerable members are at loggerheads over how to handle talks of pandemic relief.
Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, B.C., are among the U.S.-Canada border communities that have been severed by travel restrictions. (Picture-Alliance/DPA/AP Images)
Hyder, Alaska, and Stewart, B.C., are among the U.S.-Canada border communities that have been severed by travel restrictions. (Picture-Alliance/DPA/AP Images)

Covid-free communities on the U.S.-Canada border want travel restrictions eased

Small, isolated towns, cut off by the pandemic, are asking authorities to declare border bubbles.
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The White women who regret putting President Trump in office. Attorney General William Barr lambasts his own Justice Department. And introducing “Canary,” a Washington Post investigative podcast.
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Former model accuses Trump of assault during 1990s tennis tournament

Amy Dorris joins more than a dozen other women who have said the president kissed or groped them without their consent in the years before he was elected.

Giuliani associate Parnas faces new criminal charges

Lev Parnas is accused of defrauding investors in a fraud-protection company he founded — and for which Rudy Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult.
Kimberly Flores sifts through the remains of the family home in Phoenix, Ore., last week. (Mason Trinca for The Post)
Kimberly Flores sifts through the remains of the family home in Phoenix, Ore., last week. (Mason Trinca for The Post)
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Charge that Trump fumbled the pandemic is strongly supported by available evidence

Assertions by a former aide to Vice President Pence about President Trump’s focus are validated by what we already know.
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The big takeaways from 2020’s primaries

In this edition: What we learned from hundreds of primaries, an interview with a QAnon-curious candidate and the war over Joe Biden’s words.

China launches combat drills in Taiwan Strait, warns U.S. not to ‘play with fire’

The menacing tone from Beijing came as a senior U.S. official visited Taipei and as military tensions escalate in the flash point region.
Gyesan Jeil Church in Incheon, South Korea, holds Sunday services online, with only a limited number of congregants allowed in the worship hall. (Min Joo Kim/The Post)
Gyesan Jeil Church in Incheon, South Korea, holds Sunday services online, with only a limited number of congregants allowed in the worship hall. (Min Joo Kim/The Post)

Churches have become South Korea’s coronavirus battleground

Christians in South Korea find themselves at the center of pandemic controversy, after places of worship and Christian communities were blamed by President Moon Jae-in for two waves of coronavirus infections.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to speak to reporters in August after a U.N. Security Council meeting about the Iran nuclear deal. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to speak to reporters in August after a U.N. Security Council meeting about the Iran nuclear deal. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

U.S. prepares to reimpose U.N. sanctions against Iran despite objections from most other countries

U.S. officials say international sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal President Trump pulled out of will return this weekend. Few other nations are willing to go along.

USPS files detail a scrapped plan to ship masks to Americans, standoff with Amazon amid pressure from Trump

A wide array of political, legal and financial headaches troubled the U.S. Postal Service in March and April, foreshadowing a summer of upheaval, nearly 10,000 pages of emails, memos and other private agency documents show.

How Corporate America is trying to drive 2020 voter turnout

Urged by employees to do more amid a global pandemic and social unrest, companies step up their efforts to mobilize votes in 2020.
Workers pack food at Zuul in Manhattan on Sept. 15. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
Workers pack food at Zuul in Manhattan on Sept. 15. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)

Ghost kitchens and virtual eateries are the only growth areas in the restaurant industry

The path forward for restaurateurs trying to escape the collapse of their business models is illuminated by a digital glow.
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Golf has seldom had so much talent. But post-Tiger Woods, it still lacks an icon for the ages.

Stars in other sports tend to have more staying power than golf, where it seems no one can stay atop the mountain for very long.

Celtics’ emotions boil over after another blown lead in Game 2 loss to Heat

The Boston Celtics engaged in a heated locker room conversation after blowing a late-game lead and falling into an 0-2 hole against the Miami Heat.
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James signals during the NBA conference semifinal playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Saturday. (AP)
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James signals during the NBA conference semifinal playoff game against the Houston Rockets on Saturday. (AP)
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The NBA is still LeBron’s league

No great athlete keeps moving forward like LeBron James. That's his lasting genius.

Overlooked in flawed 911 response to drowning: A precise map

It took rescuers 36 minutes to reach a teen who drowned in a Virginia creek in June.
Chanokh Berenson, a teacher at Berman Hebrew Academy, prays with his class via Zoom from his home in Silver Spring on Sept. 16. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
Chanokh Berenson, a teacher at Berman Hebrew Academy, prays with his class via Zoom from his home in Silver Spring on Sept. 16. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)

Rosh Hashanah is usually when Jews gather in synagogue. This year, they’re mostly online — or masked and spread out.

DYI shofar kits. Huge tents. Design thinking. Coronavirus pandemic forces Jews to rethink the High Holidays.

Contact-tracing challenges hurt D.C.’s efforts to control virus’s spread, officials say

City officials say 37 percent of newly infected people provide contact information for the people they exposed.
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A requiem for all the mom-and-pop shops closed by the pandemic

They survived recessions and gentrification, big-box stores and our fickle tastes. But not the novel coronavirus.
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Pandemic and other 2020 angst getting you down? There’s a color for that.

Experts talk about their favorite paint shades to boost or shift your mood.
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Jonathan Burke's submission for Studio Theatre’s March on Washington video project. (Delius Doherty)
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To understand what’s going on in the streets of D.C., theaters are having stage artists make movies

Arena Stage and Studio Theatre debut films and videos that speak to the rawness of the moment: “Now reality is ahead of anything we can create.”
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(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Post)

How to build better tacos at home, from the tortillas to the toppings

From the filling to the tortilla and everything in between, a little thought goes a long way.
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National parks are travel’s next frontier in the movement for racial equality

As a Black immigrant woman, I often find that national parks can be lonely places. It’s time for that to change.
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