The mood is noticeably more somber as government, business and nonprofit leaders from around the world are gathering this week in Davos, Switzerland, for the annual World Economic Forum.
Republicans are standing staunchly behind President Trump’s demand for money to build a border wall, even as the GOP bears the brunt of the blame for a standoff few in the party agitated for.
The Democratic senator from California, known for sharp questioning on Capitol Hill, joins a growing field of candidates fighting for the nomination of a party that is increasingly non-white and fueled by women.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance on April 3, 1968. (AP)
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. makes his last public appearance on April 3, 1968. (AP)
Retropolis
The Past, Rediscovered
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was autographing books at a department store in 1958 when a woman attacked him with a letter opener. Doctors later told the civil-rights icon that had he sneezed, the blade — which was lodged near his aorta — could have killed him.
The country's top data-privacy agency said that Google failed to fully disclose to users how their personal information is collected and what happens to it. The Silicon Valley giant also did not properly obtain users’ consent for the purpose of showing them personalized ads, the watchdog agency said.
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An incident at the Lincoln Memorial that involved indigenous rights activists, Catholic schoolboys and Hebrew Israelites seemed to capture the worst of America at a moment of extreme political polarization.
Perspective
It was a strange game, made stranger by some incoherent officiating and untimely yellow flags. But it was a classic on-field narrative between bold youth and aged maturity.
Security officials in Kabul said the death toll could reach higher than 120.
Fact Checker
Analysis
The president averaged nearly 5.9 false or misleading claims a day in his first year in office. But he hit nearly 16.5 a day in his second year, almost triple the pace.
Keisha Williams fleeced investors out of millions, using the money to fund a lifestyle that included trips to the Bahamas, Bora Bora and Italy.
Greta Brown Bully, left, and Laurin Stennis talk during lunch. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Greta Brown Bully, left, and Laurin Stennis talk during lunch. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis prepares lapel pins featuring her design. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis prepares lapel pins featuring her design. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
A “Stennis Flag” flies from a building in Jackson. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
A “Stennis Flag” flies from a building in Jackson. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
The state flag flies in front of Mississippi’s Capitol. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
The state flag flies in front of Mississippi’s Capitol. (Brandon Dill for The Post)
Laurin Stennis designed a banner that could change how the world sees a state with a brutal racial history — and perhaps how it sees her famous family.
TV Review
Netflix and Hulu each take a long look at the circumstances behind the disastrous 2017 music festival.
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