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A massive search-and-rescue mission was underway Thursday at the site of the 12-story building in Surfside, Fla., with more than 80 units from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responding. “It’s hard to imagine how this could happen,” Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett said. “Buildings just don’t fall down.”
An excerpt from the book “Nightmare Scenario” details how President Donald Trump’s illness was far more severe than the White House acknowledged. Advisers thought it would alter his pandemic response. They were wrong.
A new report by a GOP-controlled state Senate committee Wednesday sought to tamp down calls for a ballot audit, but it also reinforced a Republican push for new voting rules.
The administration has faced pressure to move swiftly to aid local partners. An official said relocations would be completed before President Biden’s Sept. 11 deadline for ending the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan.
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Sydney residents face mask mandates and new limits on gatherings. (Getty Images)
Sydney's outbreak is tiny by global standards, but officials and scientists are especially troubled by how easily the variant is transmitted. Video footage shows an infected person passing the virus to strangers at a shopping mall and in a cafe through only fleeting contact.
The pop singer made a rare statement in a court hearing over  the legal arrangement that has controlled her finances and lifestyle  for more than a decade.
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Britney Spears has been in a conservatorship for over a decade, after some highly publicized incidents. Her father has control over her personal and financial decisions, but the pop star is having her day in court on June 23.
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People gather at a makeshift memorial for 215 children whose remains were buried near a former Indian residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, on June 4. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Cowessess First Nation said it made the “horrific and shocking” find at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan. The number of graves could eclipse the 215 that were found on the grounds of a former residential school in British Columbia last month.
Nizar Banat was a vocal critic of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
“Noynoy” Aquino also confronted Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.
It was unclear how many civilians were killed in the airstrike, as well as who ordered it.
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The action clears a path for a leadership overhaul at an agency strained by a 20-year high in border crossings by undocumented migrants.
Jack Rodeman was stopped and tased by Florida Highway Patrol trooper George Smyrnios on June 16 at his girlfriend's house in Ft. Myers, Fla. (Kristina Rodeman)
The biracial 16-year-old was arrested and faces charges of loitering, marijuana possession and a criminal traffic citation for disobeying an officer.
Parents and community members protest after the school board meeting was halted Tuesday. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters)
One person was arrested after a public comment session on the school district’s racial equity plans and transgender rights policy grew rancorous.
The magnet school in Fairfax County extended admissions offers to more Black, Hispanic, female and economically disadvantaged students.
The body of Nelson Ramos, a 15-year-old student at Montgomery Blair High School, was found in Ruatan Northwest Branch Trail in Langley Park.
The only national park devoted to the performing arts has a full schedule this summer.
Pride events, movie screenings, bar anniversary parties and the debut of an outdoor roller rink liven up the weekend.
Christopher Bartel’s “Skinwalker Ranch Portfolio” documents the landscape of eastern Utah.
CryptoWendyO in her home office in Los Angeles. (Maggie Shannon for The Post)
CryptoWendyO is among a new class of influencers narrating the wild turns of global markets, redefining how younger audiences get their financial news.
An executive's personal vendetta against a subordinate in another department says more about his pettiness than your performance — but that doesn't mean he won't succeed.
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