Democracy Dies in Darkness
House impeachment managers are planning to send an article of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, alleging “incitement of insurrection” after a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in a violent riot that left five people dead.
The two parties have yet to agree how to operate the 50-50 chamber, gridlock that could imperil Biden’s entire early presidency, making it impossible for him to deliver on key promises as he contends with dueling crises.
Civil rights activists say the White House cannot use the vice president's presence to justify delaying action on racial justice.
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The Washington Post Fact Checker’s database of Trump claims, originally launched as a project to track his first 100 days, offers a window into his obsessions.
The selfie photos that off-duty officers took inside the Capitol during the violent siege was a wake-up call for many who have denied the problem.
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Authorities said they have determined the attack was “targeted” and there may have been more than one shooter, but no suspects have been identified.
They came to the United Arab Emirates for work but say employment agencies trafficked them to Syria as maids.
A nurse administers a coronavirus vaccine in California on Jan. 15. (AFP/Getty Images)
Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s senior infectious-disease expert, also said he now believes the coronavirus variant first detected in the United Kingdom is more deadly and spreads faster.
The decision comes two weeks after the nation’s third-largest school district called teachers and staff into classrooms and started to lock them out from remote work.
A country that prides itself on its welfare system has seen a proliferation of food banks for students.
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The suggestions are not necessarily the obvious policy measures at the forefront of political discussion.
On Jan. 24, the day before an impeachment article was set to be sent to the Senate, lawmakers discussed the upcoming trial for former president Donald Trump.
What has been portrayed as an integral part of the Senate process very much is not.
Syrian refugees salvage belongings from the wreckage of their shelters after a fire in December in Bhanine, Lebanon. (Ibrahim Chalhoub/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters across Russia called for the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny — a massive show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin and his widening crackdowns against challenges to his power.
In the tradition-bound sport, wrestlers facing coronavirus fears have two options: compete or leave forever.
Ben Gurion International Airport will be shuttered for at least a week as the country races to vaccinate more of its population.
Judge Guzmán said he celebrated in 1973 when Augusto Pinochet overthrew Chile’s democratically elected socialist president in a coup. It took years before Judge Guzmán understood the extent of the terror unleashed by Pinochet, his secret police and henchmen.
Videos circulating on social media appear to show a police car, with lights and sirens on, plowing into numerous people in the crowd. Several people appear to hit the ground as the vehicle moves forward. It is not immediately clear how many people were hit.
Tensions between Cobb County, Ga., teachers and school district administration have boiled over since the deaths of three teachers from the virus.
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Bias in home valuations has contributed to the racial wealth gap.
Law enforcement officials are considering forgoing charges against those who went into the building but are not linked to violence, threats or destruction.
Cases also rising among National Guard troops who have been protecting the Capitol.
The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.
A coating of snow and sleet could fall around Washington on Monday evening, with greater amounts to the north.
Valarie Carey, sister of Miriam Carey, joins family and friends in a silent protest at the U.S. Capitol grounds in 2014. (Linda Davidson/The Post)
Her sister contrasts her fate to the treatment of Jan. 6 rioters.
And 11 shameful rationalizations that prevented so many Americans from seeing how bad things were getting.
I tried it. What happened next was not pretty.
Bills quarterback Josh Allen throws a pass under pressure from Chiefs defensive end Mike Danna on Sunday. (Orlin Wagner/AP)
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs host Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium in the AFC championship game with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. 
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head to Lambeau Field to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. 
After a firestorm of criticism, the newspaper says it sought to clear up “inaccurate information circulating on Twitter" about freelancer Lauren Wolfe.
Joseph Maldonado-Passage is serving time in federal prison. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
They’d hired a hairdresser and a "super-stretch turbo diesel" limo for the occasion.
Actually, it’s time for him to put his foot down, or for you to put one foot in front of the other.
Sister is tired of hypercritical brother, who has recently taken aim at her gay daughter.
Reader doesn’t want to intrude in a dire situation, but knowing the crisis has passed would be helpful.
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Set to debut on the YoungArts website on Monday at 8 p.m., “Together” features work by 18 artists, who were each commissioned to create a bird.
His aggressive moves were paired with deference to states’ rights, James Oakes writes.
He had several Top 10 hits in the 1950s, then struggled to recover after a skull fracture in the 1960s.