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The vote was 49 to 51; 60 were needed for it to advance. The new bill, written to satisfy concerns raised by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), was a scaled-down version of a proposal that Republicans blocked earlier this year.
It’s too late to rescue the Jamtalferner glacier in the eastern Alps, scientist Andrea Fischer says, but others still stand a chance.
Jonathan and Diana Toebbe could face life in prison for allegedly trying to sell secrets about advanced nuclear submarines. They have a court hearing Wednesday. Who were the Annapolis couple before their arrest?
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Prosecutors in Westchester County have subpoenaed tax records related to former president Donald Trump’s club, signaling a previously unknown criminal inquiry into the Trump Organization.
The Trump Media and Technology Group is merging with a blank check company to form a home for Truth Social and a “non-woke” streaming platform.
Framber Valdez celebrates with teammates after he delivered eight strong innings in a 9-1 win at Fenway Park in Game 5 of the ALCS. (AP)
In an era of short playoff starts, Dusty Baker rode left-hander Valdez for eight strong innings in a 9-1 win in Game 5 and a 3-2 lead over the Red Sox in the ALCS.
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About 75 percent of smoke-related asthma cases and deaths occurred east of the Rocky Mountains in recent years.
The coin maker is working with a start-up to mine cellphones and laptops at scale for the precious metals embedded within.
President Biden speaks at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pa., on Wednesday. (Bloomberg News)
For the president and his allies in Congress, the next few days could be critical: Democratic leaders hope they can finally broker a truce to end the public feuding between the party’s ambitious liberals and spending-weary moderates.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s two-day visit to Ecuador and Colombia was part of the Biden administration’s push to shore up democratic norms as they come under pressure across Latin America and beyond.
Cars wait in Eagle Pass, Tex., to cross the border into Mexico. (Sergio Flores for The Post)
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has offered a mass amnesty to the so-called chocolate cars. Opponents call that a blow to the auto industry — and a boon to organized crime.
Lobbyists from industry associations and unions, as well as some private anti-vaccine individuals, are lining up to take meetings with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is in the process of finalizing the rule that will apply to some 80 million workers.
An attendee tries on Oculus Go goggles in 2018 during F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. (AP)
The company has long tried to change the subject to distract the world from its problems. Now it is reportedly planning to rebrand itself with a name change, according to a report in the Verge.
The District of Columbia suit was filed in 2018 and stems from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
The bipartisan commission nearly gave up on drawing a congressional map on Wednesday after coming to blunt terms with reality: Partisanship is the motivating factor — even on a board created expressly to avoid it.
Remote learning was a disaster for hundreds of thousands of students in danger of dropping out. Now Corey Byrd and others like him are struggling to get back on track.
Eddie Rosaro homered twice for Atlanta and added a triple for good measure in a 9-2 rout that has the defending World Series champions on the brink of elimination.
The son of the franchise icon got his first win thanks to a huge night off the bench by Montrezl Harrell and some strong defense.
Kickers Justin Tucker, Greg Joseph and Younghoe Koo have won games this season. (AFP/Getty Images, AP)
Over the past two decades, NFL teams scored a little more than 13 percent of the time when getting the ball with less than two minutes left in a one-score game. This season, offenses have scored on almost 30 percent of such drives.