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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has insisted Republicans will not answer pleas from the Biden administration to help increase or suspend the debt ceiling. The Treasury Department said it will run out of money to pay the government’s bills in October.
(Whitney Shefte/The Post)
Earlier this summer, it looked as if the widespread availability of vaccines might mean the pandemic was behind them. Now, those on health care’s front lines say they’re baffled that after so much pain and death, there is still even a debate over whether to get vaccinated or wear a mask in public.
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Firefighters protect the tree, more than 2,300 years old. with fire-resistant material in California. (EPA-EFE Shutterstock)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
The tree named for a brutal Civil War general is ringed with "many layers of irony" regarding a fledgling nation, a historian says.
The dramatic weather extremes of Summer 2021 are demonstrated in this series of images that meteorologists use to understand the atmosphere.
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A handful of former Manchin aides now spend much of their time advising clients on how Manchin thinks and, in some cases, lobbying his office.
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.), left, and Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) confer on the spending package Sept. 14. (AP)
Lawmakers are desperately trying to balance dozens of health priorities, from fighting obesity to pandemic preparedness, in their upcoming $3.5 trillion tax-and-spending package.
U.S. and French officials have spent days engulfed in public snubs and private exchanges after last week’s U.S. deal with Australia and the UK. The White House is looking for ways to ease the tensions.
Interviews with more than two dozen Taliban fighters, commanders and leaders reveal a movement open to some change but still dedicated to the harsh enforcement of strict rules.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves an election campaign stop in Burnaby, British Columbia on Sept. 16. (Carlos Osorio/Reuters)
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The case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa. Officials say the individual, who was fully vaccinated, tested negative before traveling and was asymptomatic.
The father-to-be got into an argument about how to transport gifts once the party ended, according to police in Lower Burrell, Pa.
Kane Watkins, 9, sits on the edge of his porch as crews work to inspect his home’s water line on Aug. 12.
Ross was named Edelman’s chief executive of U.S. operations in April, making her the first Black woman to lead a major public relations firm.
Foraging is “like the adult Easter egg hunt, just going out and finding something. It’s very primal.”
The next few weekends are packed with fall festivals. Here are some of the best.
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