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The jury of 12 people listened to nearly six hours of closing arguments in the landmark case that forced a national debate on race and policing.
The American Families Plan, the second part of the administration’s Build Back Better agenda, is expected to be unveiled ahead of President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on April 28.
Presidential candidate Walter F. Mondale and his running mate, Geraldine Ferraro, in 1984. (AP)
A former Democratic senator from Minnesota and vice president, Mondale made an unusually candid and forward-looking bid for the pinnacle of American politics but was blocked by President Ronald Reagan’s landslide reelection victory in 1984.
The ruling is a victory for U.S. prosecutors who say members of far-right groups conspired to thwart Congress’s certification of Joe Biden’s presidential win.
Scientists say the successful test of the 4-pound helicopter could eventually help the space agency more quickly roam across Mars as it looks for signs of ancient life.
Sharon Lavigne stands in front of land owned by Formosa Plastics Group and the Mosaic plant in Louisiana. (Camille Lenain for The Post)
Formosa Plastics Group, a Taiwan-based giant, wants to build a vast new plant along the lower Mississippi River in Louisiana. But the complex is increasingly a target of groups concerned about environmental justice.
How Indiana gun laws failed to prevent a mass shooting last week. And conflicting views on Brexit spur violence in Northern Ireland.
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The influx of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border stems from crisis in Central America and Trump-era immigration policy.
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President Biden boards Marine One on Friday. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The FixAnalysis
It's not unusual for a president to be popular this early. What is unusual is that his chief initiatives are often more popular than he is.
The Democratic House majority is narrow and likely to fall in 2022.
Fact CheckerAnalysis
He asserted that a majority of gun owners supported enhanced background checks and an assault-weapons ban. He was half right.
Weatherhead, chosen to steer the government’s National Climate Assessment, has been reassigned to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The CDC memo authorizes agencies to implement testing both to screen employees and diagnose possible infections.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The United States and Iran are moving toward accepting simultaneous, sequential steps that would bring them both back into compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord, officials involved in the talks said.
The image symbolized what so many people have had to face: grieving alone in the face of a health crisis.
A deserted classroom at a school in Nigeria in February. (AFP/Getty Images)
Teachers and students at 10 schools in northern Nigeria say they have little protection from gunmen. Classrooms have started to empty.
Parler was booted from the App Store after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Apple told Parler last week that the proposed new version of its app with more stringent moderation policies would be approved when it relaunches.
A Peloton treadmill on display at a 2018 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Peloton’s Tread+ treadmill has been tied to 39 incidents involving children, objects and one pet being trapped under the machine.
A key factor in the shortage is a culture of hiring requirements that many experts agree don't reflect what's needed for entry-level employees. Those excessive requirements can deter people who are qualified from applying.
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