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Officials overseeing the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, an arm of the federal health department, used millions of dollars from the fund to pay for unrelated salaries, administrative expenses and even removing office furniture, according to an inspector general investigation of a whistleblower complaint.
One in 7 adults say their households don't have enough to eat — a persistent crisis made worse by the pandemic.  The Post went to four states to spend time with people living with hunger and the people trying to help.
The Department of Homeland Security issued a warning to alert the public about a growing risk of attacks by extremists agitated about President Biden’s inauguration and “perceived grievances fueled by false narratives.”
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is pitching Republicans on a bipartisan censure resolution. Other Democrats are pondering a shortened trial.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, under pressure from jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s social media network, said sites are “de facto competing with states.”
People in Mali say they were caught between extremists and the forces fighting them.
President Biden aired allegations of human rights abuses and cyberspying in a phone call with the Russian president.
The looming showdown between President Biden and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is made more fraught by domestic pressures within both countries.
The new testing protocol comes ahead of the country’s largest holiday, when billions of trips are normally made nationwide.
The announcement comes after a months-long battle over former president Donald Trump's failed attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from state population data, which is used to calculate how many House seats each state gets for the next 10 years.
Following months of climbing air travel numbers, U.S. passenger volumes dropped this week to their lowest daily number in six months.
A mass-vaccination site set up by Philly Fighting COVID at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Jan. 15. (Rachel Wisniewski for The Post)
A bungled sign-up form left seniors in tears, their appointments canceled. The group switched to a for-profit model without publicizing it. One volunteer alleged that the 22-year-old CEO had pocketed vaccine doses, and another described a “free-for-all” where unsupervised 18- and 19-year-olds vaccinated one another and posed for photos.
Demi Stratmon and Jamal Holtz, two of the organizers for 51 for 51. (Andre Chung for The Post)
Thanks to a changing political calculus among leading Democrats, statehood isn't as far-fetched as it once seemed.
The caller said the FBI agent was “attacked,” but did not describe how and did not indicate if there was any physical contact before the shooting.
The health department said it won’t overhaul its system, but the agency announced Wednesday that it has altered it in ways meant to make it easier to use.
Taxpayers have a right to know how much propping up the economy is really going to cost future generations.
The White House, Federal Communications Commission and Congress face early pressure to bring back open-Internet safeguards scrapped under former president Donald Trump.
After taking a largely hands-off approach in the Trump era, the consumer watchdog is expected to resume issuing tough penalties and rules.
Solar panels are stacked in a warehouse in Albuquerque. (Susan Montoya Bryan/AP)
As the cost of renewable energy plummets and climate change awareness grows,  renewables, heavy industry efficiencies and novel transport ideas are attracting mainstream investors.
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The pitcher, who fell just short of enshrinement in this year’s voting, wants to be removed from next year's ballot because believes his political views doomed his chances. The writers’ group said that request violates rules.
The approval from state officials came nearly two and a half years after the University of Maryland vowed to accept “legal and moral responsibility” for the football player’s death.
Josh Heupel, who was hired away from the University of Central Florida, will be the Volunteers’ fifth head coach since 2008.
Smith’s death stunned Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr and New Orleans Pelicans Coach Stan Van Gundy, both of whom had worked with him at Turner Sports.
From left, Martin Starr, John Francis Daley and Samm Levine appear in “Freaks and Geeks.” (NBC)
In honor of "Freaks and Geeks" streaming on Hulu, Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Paul Feig, John Francis Daley and others reminisce about making the one-season wonder.
The most common resolution involves not just spending more time reading but reaching a specific number of books.
What starts out looking like a commercial for a luxury brand ends up more akin to “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” albeit with prettier people.