Democracy Dies in Darkness
The arrests occurred as the FBI ratchets up its investigation into the role extremist groups played in storming the Capitol, with authorities hoping to head off further violence around Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Jonathan Jones and his wife, Maura Ryan, opened one of the few Black-owned restaurants in downtown Salem, Oregon, in 2019. (Maranie R. Staab for The Post)
Far-right and white-supremacist groups have descended on Oregon’s capital in large numbers, leaving one couple to wonder if it’s worth staying.
President Trump’s attacks on civic institutions, sowing of social divisions, trampling of political norms and broadsides against the free press have raised questions about the endurance of the values the United States has long professed to cherish.
The president has been consumed with the question of whether to issue preemptive pardons to his children, top aides and himself, but it remains unclear whether he will do so.
Picks to lead the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security are expected to encounter some delays.
Health officials stressed that they haven’t determined if the variant might be more contagious or resistant to vaccines.
Five groups that got more than $850,000 in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program have been known to spread misleading information about the coronavirus.
Registered nurse Mary Ellen Day sheds tears Dec. 16 as she prepares to receive the coronavirus vaccine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. (Rachel Wisniewski for The Post)
For some frontline workers who have been vaccinated after toiling for nearly a year under exhausting, dangerous and sometimes terrifying conditions, the shot brought an enduring sense of relief.
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People line up to buy guns and ammunition at the Ready Gunner gun store in Orem, Utah. (George Frey/AFP/Getty Images)
Despite the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol and an FBI assessment that extremist groups plan attacks in the coming days, data indicate that the surges of buyers earlier in 2020 have not been repeated since the November election.
A century after the Tulsa massacre, Black entrepreneurs in the city’s Greenwood district feel threatened with erasure yet again.
Critics say Dillingham supported a partisan push to deliver data to President Trump before the president left office.
The election technology company has warned Lindell, a major Republican donor who promoted baseless claims of a rigged vote, of “imminent” litigation.
The plight of black entrepreneurs in Tulsa, nearly a century after one of the nation’s worst acts of racial violence.
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Police officers detain a supporter of opposition leader Alexei Navalny during a rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday. (AP)
Navalny called on Russians to take to the streets in mass protests after a court ordered Monday that he be held in custody for 30 days after his return to Russia.
Satellite evidence suggests North Korea could be preparing to test a powerful submarine-launched missile as the nation gradually dials up pressure on the United States.
The country notched 6.5 percent growth in the final three months of 2020, and 2.3 percent for last year overall, as other major nations grappled with a winter virus wave.
An unusual weather pattern is set to bring damaging winds and "critical" fire weather risk to Los Angeles and San Francisco beginning late Monday.
Speakers during the annual celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in his hometown of Atlanta are calling for renewed dedication to nonviolence following a turbulent year.
A medical worker is reflected in equipment while treating a covid-19 patient in Houston. (Reuters)
It took 12 weeks for the death toll to rise from 200,000 to 300,000. It leaped from 300,000 to almost 400,000 in less than five weeks.
Defending the storming of the U.S. Capitol as “cool,” the student broadcast her participation on social media — and embraced the firestorm that followed as publicity, the FBI says.
Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience.
Local bars and restaurants have cooked up commemorative dishes to help make your sofa feel more festive.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A depot used to store pipes for TransCanada Corp.'s planned Keystone XL oil pipeline in Gascoyne, N.D., on Jan. 25, 2017. (Terray Sylvester/Reuters)
The president-elect is expected to soon reverse the efforts of the Trump administration, ending a project proposed more than a decade ago.
Joe Biden adopted Major, a 10-month-old German shepherd, from the Delaware Humane Society. Major will be the first dog adopted from a shelter to live in the White House. (Delaware Humane Association)
The president-elect is “passionate about dogs because he loves them,” said Mark Tobin, a Delaware dog trainer who has worked with the Biden dogs. Tobin said that Joe Biden is a hands-on dog owner.
Ask for changes that don’t burden your stay-at-home spouse, such as getting a sitter one or two nights per week.
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