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In crucial Senate races in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and elsewhere in 2022, the Democratic coalition that came together to elect President Biden is fracturing again along racial, gender and generational lines.
The new Republican cuts target the extra $300 in weekly payments that millions of Americans have received in addition to their unemployment checks. The White House has said it does not believe the federal benefits have created a significant crunch in the labor market. 
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the party’s third-highest leader, has engaged in a raging months-long dispute with other House Republicans in a battle over the party’s principles.
The Long March husk, at 21 metric tons and almost 100 feet long, was one of the largest objects to ever reenter Earth’s atmosphere on an uncontrolled trajectory. There were no immediate reports of damage.
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The combination of an enormous wave of coronavirus cases and one of the biggest mass gatherings on the planet has fueled criticism that India’s government should have curtailed or canceled the Kumbh Mela event. 
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The Wizards guard had double-digit points, rebounds and assists against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday for the 181st triple-double of his career.
William “Ben” Darby, a 28-year-old officer faces between 20 years and life in prison for fatally shooting Jeffrey Parker, 49, prosecutors said.
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Elon Musk, the controversial billionaire Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder, generated plenty of headlines before his appearance on SNL this week.
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Billionaire Elon Musk is set to host "Saturday Night Live" on May 8. He faces criticism from both fans of the show and its own cast members.
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A new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) will make it harder for people to vote by mail and blocks private donations to assist elections.
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Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) is expected to become House Republican Conference chair after Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is voted out.
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After capturing the celebration of V-E Day in Paris, Pfc. Sam Jaffe photographed people returning to ordinary life as he traveled across Europe and back to the United States.
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A leading educator calls the tough tests traumatic. But they can be motivating.
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Jonathan Bush, father of Billy Bush and uncle of President George W. Bush, was the last surviving sibling of the 41st president.
The highly unusual method Derrick Maurice Herlong is said to have used to surveil his alleged victim is bound to raise some concerns for the privacy-conscious.
The politicization of masks during the coronavirus pandemic has enflamed people.
A crew of about 60 will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday to tally the ballots by hand, a method three gubernatorial contenders demanded amid fears that vote-counting software the party was considering could be rigged against them.
During World War II, this Tudor-style mansion in Bethesda was the home of Norway’s Crown Princess Martha and her three children. (Montgomery History)
They lived at Pooks Hill in Bethesda, which didn’t look like the one in “Atlantic Crossing.”
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
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The Ad Council and its partners had to find a message that a fractured nation could somehow agree on. Here's how they did it.
Baseball is the grand citadel of mealy-mouthing.
The Grammy winner reflects on being off the road for the first time since he was a teenager.
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Max Scherzer allowed one run and pitched into the eighth inning Saturday at Yankee Stadium, but closer Brad Hand couldn’t seal the deal in the ninth. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Max Scherzer racked up 14 strikeouts, but closer Brad Hand gave away leads in the ninth and 10th innings before the Yankees won in the 11th.
Washington was without most of its stars Saturday night, then saw two more go down. But the Capitals still rallied to a key 2-1 victory.
Nikola Jokic for MVP, Rudy Gobert for defensive player of the year and all the picks for the major 2021 NBA awards.
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With his memoir, the star of “Pretty in Pink” and “St. Elmo’s Fire” serves up the tantalizing memories he once tried to forget.
Months after "Potential Breakup Song" went viral on TikTok, Aly and AJ Michalka are releasing a new album meant to feel "timeless and classic."
A global ecosystem of artists has penetrated the once-niche space of non-fungible token (NFTs), prompted by passion and curiosity. Most aren’t raking in millions or leading major sales. But many are making a decent living — ditching side gigs and supporting families — all by selling art in a form most of us hadn’t even heard of until the Beeple sale.