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Pfizer had evidence the mRNA vaccine could stop the novel coronavirus. But it would do little good unless the company could quickly take new nanoparticle technology from lab to mass production, a feat never before accomplished.
The decades-old ban on abortion after 20 weeks is unconstitutional and poses a threat of prosecution to abortion providers, a federal appeals court unanimously affirmed. The ruling comes after the Supreme Court said it will review a Mississippi case and consider whether “all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions” are constitutional.
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Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said that 18,000 former students defrauded by the defunct for-profit chain will have their federal loans fully canceled, but critics say it's too little five years after the school closed.
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The Saudi government’s assistance to its citizens who are accused of violent crimes in the United States has drawn scrutiny from federal law enforcement and condemnation from members of Congress.
The right-wing cable giant ignored my suggestion to focus on real news. Now it’s all-in on culture war-stoking.
Some businesses ask whether higher wages could be the answer to the labor shortage. Members of Congress return to the Capitol, and all its security concerns.
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Experts say waiving patents won’t help poorer nations acquire the technical complexity of manufacturing coronavirus vaccines.
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The former president is seizing on President Biden’s struggles at the border to step up his political activities ahead of the midterm elections.
The plan lacks a clear position on whether the U.S. government requires new legal authority to successfully hunt down, prosecute and imprison homegrown extremists.
Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, holds up a coronavirus model last July during a Senate subcommittee hearing. (AFP/Getty Images)
The quest by spy agencies and public health officials relied on public reports and intelligence from foreign governments. Now President Biden has reinvigorated the search, ordering a fresh intelligence review.
Flowers, shoes and moccasins sit on the steps of the main entrance of the Mohawk Institute, one of many such memorials that have sprouted across Canada in recent weeks. (Getty Images)
The discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School draws new attention to Canada's treatment of First Nations people — for now, at least.
Israel Defense Forces jets struck compounds that the IDF said belong to militants after incendiary balloons crossed into Israel from Hamas-controlled territory.
A building that will house some of Amazon’s staff in Crystal City . (John McDonnell/The Post)
Amazon said it will commit $125 million to developers who have entered into joint development agreements with Metro. Out of the total, $25 million will be set aside for minority-led development companies.
The NAACP is planning a rally on Wednesday in Annapolis to highlight its demand for an investigation.
Power utilities will dole out $83 million in state pandemic relief in the next few months via bill credits, officials say.
If you’re looking for an excuse to take a couple of days off, Mother Nature has the perfect one today and tomorrow.
The FBI wants tech companies to allow police backdoor access to their customers’ communications with a warrant when necessary. Critics say that access could be exploited by cybercriminals and would make everyone less safe online.
The Minnesota senator hosted a hearing on the privacy and competition issues in the smart-home market. The Post’s tech columnist reached out to her about why she wanted to turn a spotlight on the smart home.
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Goodyear is among several tire makers including Continental, Bridgestone and Pirelli to work on smart tires with embedded sensors.
The IRS has launched an online tool to help low-income families register for monthly child tax credit payments. But it doesn't work on mobile devices, which advocacy groups say makes it less accessible to the most vulnerable people.
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Kate, played by Olivia Holt, is watched by Blake Lee’s Martin in “Cruel Summer.” (Freeform)
"Cruel Summer" subverted many of our expectations. And so did the finale.
Over the past four years of Hulu’s series, viewers have become accustomed to gruesome scenes and endless violence against women, leading many to ask: How much longer can we handle watching this?
Gerald Marzorati’s new book covers Williams’s tennis career, fashion aspirations, family life and social media presence.