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Multiple senators said the group of five Democrats, five Republicans and top White House officials agreed on the framework of an infrastructure agreement — including how to pay for it — and that lawmakers would brief President Biden personally on Thursday.
A new report by a GOP-controlled state Senate committee Wednesday sought to tamp down calls for a ballot audit, but it also reinforced a Republican push for new voting rules.
Hoshine, the top producer of metallurgical-grade silicon, has used state labor programs that researchers say taint the solar supply chain.
But health agencies and medical groups also said they “strongly encourage everyone 12 and older” to get vaccinated because the benefits far outweigh any potential risk.
The percentage of two- and four-year colleges and universities in each state that are requiring students to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. (The Post)
More than 500 colleges and universities plan to require vaccination for at least some students and employees, mostly in states won by Joe Biden in 2020.
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A Florida federal court issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday, delivering a legal blow to a key part of the Biden administration’s federal stimulus relief package that forgave agricultural debts to farmers of color.
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth castigated Republican lawmakers on Wednesday for downplaying the violence of the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6.
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Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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“Noynoy” Aquino is credited, particularly in the earlier years of his term, with stabilizing the Philippines’ economy. He also confronted Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.
Emperor Naruhito is concerned holding the Games will fuel covid-19 infections in Japan, the head of the Imperial Household Agency said.
Khurshida Banu, 49, contracted covid-19 and suffered severe lung damage in February. Two weeks after she returned from the hospital, one of her eyes wouldn’t open. (Ronny Sen for The Post)
Human rights activists protest in Budapest last week. (AP)
The magnet school in Fairfax County extended admissions offers to more Black, Hispanic, female and economically disadvantaged students.
Parents and community members protest after the school board meeting was halted Tuesday. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
One person was arrested after a public comment session on the school district’s racial equity plans and transgender rights policy grew rancorous.
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The federal moratorium, put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is set to expire June 30.
The billionaire investor has officially given away half of his Berkshire Hathaway shares to charitable causes.
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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden speak with a priest as they leave St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday. (Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images)
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As the U.S. Catholic Church makes orthodoxy a matter of politics and debate, President Biden has refused to engage in public.
A letter writer believes “if we see just how awful things are for others, we cannot help but feel gratitude for our own circumstances.”
Doctor’s breach of confidentiality adds to connection problems
Neighborhood couples picked the same date, a long distance apart
A summer mural arts intern paints at Sitar Arts Center in Washington. (Sitar Arts Center)
First-time applicants and those reaching underserved communities are encouraged to apply to the National Endowment for the Arts.
“Rebel Hearts” tells the story of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in the 1960s.
The new action role-playing title blends anime, visual novel stylings and a robust combat system that feels sleek and fun to use.