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The former Maryland state medical examiner said he would classify Floyd’s manner of death “undetermined.”
The charge against Potter is relatively unusual, as police who shoot and kill people are rarely charged.
Superspreader events have been tied to indoor or indoor-outdoor occasions. Among the most prominent in the latter category: the Sturgis, S.D., motorcycle rally. (AP)
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The FDA and CDC have called for a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine, following serious blood clotting disorders in six recipients.
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The 30-member group unanimously backed the U.S. decision after a joint visit to NATO headquarters by  President Biden’s top diplomat and leading defense official.
Germany, France and Britain issued a joint statement that called an Iranian plan to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent purity “regrettable” and warned that it had no “credible” civilian purpose.
Soldiers patrol a street in Yangon, Myanmar. (AFP/Getty Images)
Violence unleashed by the security forces has prompted residents to head for ancestral villages — a reversal of the urbanization that once offered the promise of a more prosperous future.
President Biden’s new withdrawal timeline will keep thousands of American troops in Afghanistan months past the May 1 deadline negotiated by the Trump administration last year.
Germany has taken enforcement of prioritization rules to another level by allowing line jumpers to be prosecuted under existing laws — for fraud, embezzlement or accepting undue advantage.
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Rayveen Koha-Jallah in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (Joshua Lott/The Post)
Inside the abandoned white Subaru was a note: “Two flat tires, headed to Mormon Point, have three days’ worth of water.”
Malik Sanchez, 19, who has been arrested several times, will be held without bail.
A UH-72 Lakota helicopter operated by the D.C. National Guard hovers over protesters in downtown Washington on June 1. (Sam Ward)
The Army said one helicopter “hovered under 100 feet" over the heads of people. In actuality, the more precise number is 55 feet, an official later acknowledged.
A day after federal agencies recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine while they investigate potential rare side effects, local officials said they are boosting education and transparency to combat vaccine hesitancy.
The clinics will administer either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and will initially accommodate up to 30 walk-in appointments each day they are open. They are located at several city recreation centers as well as Arena Stage, Entertainment and Sports Arena and the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
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Bernard Madoff1938–2021
Madoff was one of the most sought-after stockbrokers in high finance before his scam was exposed, leading to a downfall that was swift, excruciating and, in retrospect, inevitable.
Hundreds of major companies and corporate executives signed a statement that opposes laws that restrict voting rights, the latest step in an escalating battle over election laws being debated nationwide.
Azimuth unlocked the iPhone at the center of an epic legal battle between the FBI and Apple. Now, Apple is suing the company co-founded by one of the hackers behind the unlock.
The rocket venture, founded by Jeff Bezos, executed what it called an “astronaut rehearsal” Wednesday of its suborbital New Shepard rocket, launching the craft to the edge of space after having employees board as if they were going to travel with it, then disembarking before liftoff.
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In an interview Wednesday, Tony Buzbee said the fallout over his cases against the NFL star has played out exactly as he warned Watson’s managers weeks ago.
Taking a stand on the Beijing Games wouldn't be about punishing China as much as about freeing ourselves.
Stephen Strasburg stands on the mound after giving up a two-run home run in Tuesday’s loss. (AP)
Washington built its roster, and payroll, around starting pitching, which makes any cracks in that foundation a concern.
Wednesday marked the beginning of the late signing period for Division I basketball, and it served as a stark reminder of all that has changed or stands to change in the world of recruiting.
Always “a happy kid,” the forward got a grown-up lesson when he Capitals traded him away.
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The Bedford Oak in Bedford, N.Y., is thought to be more than 500 years old, but you don’t have to wait that long for an oak to reach a majestic size. (Doug Tallamy/Timber Press)
This tree that shelters other life is unmatched in North America. Every garden or yard should have one (or more).
The in-laws’ lake house outshines the parents’ small prairie towns. Is there a way to be fair?
At 35, she’s worried that her chance to fulfill those dreams is slipping away.
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Underwood, who starred on “The Bachelor” in 2019, made his announcement during an interview with Robin Roberts on “Good Morning America” Wednesday morning.
Edward White’s interlocking essays consider different facets of the director’s personality, as a family man, a dandy and more.