Democracy Dies in Darkness
As the president faces a flurry of unexpected crises, Republicans depict a country in chaos, but the White House says Biden’s response shows he’s in control.
Israeli airstrikes targeted several houses on a main road near Shifa Hospital, leaving dozens of casualties buried under rubble.
The Palestinian death toll climbed to 192, including 58 children. The Israeli death toll is 10.
The gun rights group, which lost in bankruptcy court last week, built influence over decades that has reshaped the political environment.
The “multiracial far right,” as it’s sometimes called, adds another layer to an already fraught debate over how to address domestic extremism.
Nearly 2,400 health-care facilities, schools and governments in the United States were hit by ransomware attacks last year.
The men, who have intellectual disabilities, were wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in 1983. A North Carolina jury found they should each receive $31 million and they were also awarded $13 million in punitive damages.
Johnny Cash with his first wife, Vivian Liberto, in 1957. (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer called on Republicans to stop supporting baseless claims of fraud and slammed the former president for falsely accusing the county of deleting an elections database.
The Colorado man was charged this month with murder in the disappearance of his wife. Now he’s also accused of illegally voting in her name last fall. “I just thought, give him another vote,” he said.
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Saturday Night Live tackled the latest CDC mask guidance for vaccinated Americans and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) public ouster from leadership May 15.
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President Biden and Vice President Harris during a covid-19 update in the Rose Garden. (Demetrius Freeman/The Post)
The turnaround caught senior administration officials, medical experts and business leaders off guard. Some physicians criticized the move as premature. 
While many Republican lawmakers have acknowledged the reality of President Biden’s win, a number still twist themselves into political knots to avoid saying he won fairly.
It’s a quirk that comes up every half dozen years or so, when a day that honors two groups coincides — with two different protocols for the American flag.
People roam mask-free in New York’s Times Square on Friday. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
The relaxed guidelines have some vowing to party like it’s 2019, while others worry for their health.
Weaver gained national attention when he interviewed Barack Obama at age 11, becoming one of the youngest people to interview a sitting president.
The Harford County human resources department met behind plexiglass partitions at the Harford County Executive Building on May 3 in Bel Air, Md. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
After initial trepidation, Harford County government employees are getting used to working in person.
You might need to dodge a few raindrops this evening before things dry out overnight.
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