Democracy Dies in Darkness
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As Biden calls for unity, he is using a legislative process that requires no Republican votes
Despite calls for unity, President Biden plans to pass his first major policy via budget reconciliation, a legislative process that requires no GOP votes.
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The independent commission, set up two years ago with the approval of French church officials, has received more than 6,500 calls from people providing testimony on incidents over the past seven decades.
The sanctions are the first by the Biden administration targeting Russia. Alexei Navalny has been a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The PBS program took unprecedented steps to find an audience for a documentary about persecuted Filipino journalist Maria Ressa.
The influence campaign by dozens of Saudi-based Twitter accounts sought to deflect responsibility for Jamal Khashoggi's killing from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
“This news bring overwhelming joy,” Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said.
The deaths of two FBI agents, shot while approaching a home in Florida last month, have raised new concerns about the cameras.
A combination of coronavirus precautions and existing immunity to the flu has nearly eradicated influenza infections and deaths in the United States.
The new policy is intended to encourage local health departments, which focus on the highest-priority recipients, to make appointments for each available dose.
Maryland Sen. Dolores G. Kelley speaks during a meeting of the Legislative Black Caucus in Annapolis. (Doug Kapustin for The Post)
Republican lawmakers said some colleagues were uncomfortable with the language. So all 11 references to racism, past and present, were struck.
(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)
The American Petroleum Institute is moving toward endorsing a carbon tax. But analysts are debating whether API sees it as a way to undercut other policies or as a step forward on climate change.
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Mickey Callaway, left, Cleveland’s former pitching coach. (Paul Sancya/AP)
The new report contradicts statements made by the team president, who said last month that the organization was not aware of Callaway’s alleged sexual harassment before the Athletic published its initial article about him Feb. 1.
For now, a slight nod goes to the Wolverines, with a little less than two weeks until Selection Sunday.
The team has submitted a proposal similar to what other teams have had approved by local or state officials.
Andy Hoffman, whose Team Jack Foundation for his young son has raised money for pediatric brain cancer, was stricken with brain cancer himself last summer.
“Darryl is and has always been the heart of our team,” Maryland junior guard Eric Ayala said of Darryl Morsell.
(Sarah Smarch)
A Grammy-winning engineer thinks his homemade prototype could set an example for the role virtual reality could play in expanding the audience for classical music well past the pandemic.
When the world first shut down for the pandemic, authors and publishers scrambled to put together virtual content to keep kids engaged in reading. But for Kinney, virtual events are just not enough.