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Republicans are facing pressure to disavow that it was supporters of former president Donald Trump who attacked the U.S. Capitol.
Officials said the shooter, Brandon Hole, purchased the rifles legally in July and September, not long after his mother reported fears that her son would attempt “suicide by cop.”
Michael Ellis became the National Security Agency’s general counsel days before Donald Trump left office, then was placed on administrative leave as President Biden took over.
Bob Sonderman drives a Veterans Affairs mobile medical unit from Libby, Mont., to Sandpoint, Idaho. (Tony Bynum for The Post)
The Department of Veterans Affairs has set out on a labor-intensive effort to offer the vaccine to former servicemembers. What VA is learning suggests challenges ahead in getting the nation to herd immunity.
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The Fix’s Eugene Scott analyzes the significance of a new effort in the House of Representatives to create a commission to study slavery reparations.
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Rep. Majorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) described the document as “a staff level draft proposal from an outside group” and said she had not read it. However, she did not deny plans to start an “America First Caucus.”
One of ex-president Donald Trump’s most controversial trade initiatives, which angered U.S. allies and drew scorn from many economists, has become a plank in President Biden’s “worker-centered” trade policy. The tale of the tariffs also shows how temporary trade barriers can harden into semi-permanence.
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Hunter Biden spent two years as a silent character in a narrative at the center of the presidential campaign. Now he’s telling a story of addiction, with the ever-present risk of a relapse that could harm his health and his father’s work.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
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Since Donald Trump left office, more Republicans have embraced the idea that immigrants are “replacing” other American voters.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
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Few Europeans thought it was a good idea for Montenegro to take the mammoth loan to build a highway, giving China power in a country on the European Union’s doorstep. Now the tiny, mountainous country is asking the E.U. for help to repay the debt — and the answer, so far, has been no.
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With Democrats in control of Washington for the first time in a decade, the recent string of mass shootings has encouraged activists to make a concerted push for fresh legislation restricting access to guns.
The lack of water worsens drought conditions and fire potential, and could impact agriculture.
University of Maryland seniors Alysa Conway and Saba Tshibaka are organizers with Black Terps Matter, a student group that has been vocal about issues that affect Black students. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Post)
The wife of the highest-ranking American captive in the 1979-81 crisis, she displayed a yellow sash on the oak tree outside her home.
The arrests came after a volatile skirmish between police and protesters, just as a group of about 100 marchers was breaking up following a demonstration against police violence.
The airy 230,000-square-foot space, which opens Tuesday, is the airport’s biggest upgrade since 1997.
The Edmonson sisters shortly after they were freed in 1848. (Wikimedia Commons)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered 
The largest nonviolent escape attempt by enslaved people in American history unfolded in the nation's capital in 1848. Now a group in D.C. wants to make honoring the Pearl's passengers an annual event.
Solutions to climate change may be beyond our reach until we first reorient our relationship with Earth. (Torkil Gudnason)
Climate news is relentlessly, objectively grim. Should we ever allow ourselves to feel optimism?
She didn’t want to say goodbye.
Look for chargrilled beef, goat stew and ace side dishes from Kenya native Kevin Onyona.
After retiring from NASCAR, Jimmie Johnson seeks his next competitive challenge in IndyCar.
Arkansas Coach Eric Musselman, right, here celebrating with guard Davonte Davis, has managed to build successful teams with transferring players. (Darron Cummings/AP)
A ton of college basketball players are looking to change schools. So what?
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