Democracy Dies in Darkness
But the president vowed he would continue his fight to overturn the election he lost, and said it is “going to be a very hard thing to concede.” It was Trump’s first explicit commitment to vacate office.
Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue are trying to woo the president’s supporters without discouraging trust in the state’s voting system.
In dramatic fashion, the court’s new conservative majority dismissed Chief Justice John Roberts’s past deference to local officials on certain pandemic restrictions.
Karen James works while her daughter Olivia attends virtual school at their home in Alexandria, Va. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
The Washington Post asked parents nationwide to share stories and artwork produced by youths participating in the home-school experiment.
As the pandemic shrinks expectations, the mundane can deliver unexpected cheer.
Masses of Americans ignored experts’ recommendations to avoid travel, all while the coronavirus continues to surge across the country.
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Feminist activists and artists dance outside the Mexican human rights office, which for two months has been run as a shelter for women and children. (Marissa Lang/The Post)
In 2020, on pace to become the deadliest year for women in Mexico on record, activists say there is no safe place left for women in the country. So they have made one. 
In contrast, the governments of France, Italy and Germany are eyeing an E.U.-wide closure of ski facilities until at least early January — usually one of the busiest periods that includes the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
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Ousted Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) has always been fascinated by people willing to believe in the monster. Now he sees parallels in the conspiracy theories shaping political discourse.
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A man sits outside his family’s flooded home in Bajos de Choloma, Honduras, after Hurricane Iota. (Enncarni Pindado)
Weeks after the one-two punch of Eta and Iota, tens of thousands remain displaced. The impoverished country is appealing to the international community for aid.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned civilians in Mekele to “disarm, stay at home and stay away.” Government forces said they had surrounded the city of 500,000 with tanks from 30 miles away.
Billy Lewis and Emily Bugg. (Sophie Cazottes Photography)
When the pandemic upended their plans, Emily Bugg and Billy Lewis tied the knot at Chicago’s city hall instead. But there was still one piece of unfinished business: What to do about their $5,000 nonrefundable catering deposit?
Bruce Carver Boynton's refusal to give up his seat at a bus-terminal restaurant led to a landmark Supreme Court case and sparked the 1961 Freedom Rides through the South.
More Americans are going hungry now than at any point during the pandemic, according to new federal data.
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