Democracy Dies in Darkness
The measure, backed on a strong bipartisan vote, heads to President Biden for his signature. Proponents had cited one study in 16 major cities, where hate crimes decreased overall in the past year, but those crimes against Asian Americans soared 145 percent.
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Several lawmakers warned that the decision to keep the eviction moratorium in place could imperil millions of dollars in federal funding. The District must use about $130 million in federal rent-relief funds by September or run the risk of being compelled to return the money.
Israel showed little sign of easing its campaign, despite growing international pressure.
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With some transit agencies predicting lower ridership levels until 2024, a proposal aimed at serving the low-income passengers who relied most heavily on public transportation during the pandemic has gained steam.
The judge said Michigan law does not give voters the right to dictate how election results are reviewed. Trump supporters had seized on the suit to argue falsely that the election was stolen.
What we know about the investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz. And a covid-stricken New Delhi family’s harrowing 12-day ordeal.
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Some Democratic lawmakers are criticizing Israel’s actions against Hamas, while others are following President Biden in saying it has a right to defend itself.
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The House GOP leader had tapped Rep. John Katko to negotiate but rejected the deal that the New York Republican cut with Democrats.
The Democrat had indicated her interest in running for statewide office but had been undecided whether to run against Rubio or Gov. Ron DeSantis.
More than six months after the 2020 presidential election, Arizona is still auditing the results. (Erin Patrick O'Connor/The Post)
The “audit” is forcing Republicans to side with or against reality.
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Republicans are increasingly saying that Joe Biden is the legitimate president. But they also say Donald Trump, who keeps saying the opposite, is their party’s leader.
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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) challenged Anthony S. Fauci over whether the U.S. government funded dangerous research in China.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The International Energy Agency said slowing climate change is not impossible but is “perhaps the greatest challenge ... ever faced.”
Suzy Eshkuntana, 6, is pulled to safety after Israeli airstrikes destroyed buildings in Gaza and left families trapped under rubble. (Reuters)
The announcement from the embattled school head follows the results of a faculty survey that exposed widespread dissatisfaction with his leadership.
Most businesses now can operate at 75 percent capacity, and vaccinated residents can forgo masks while indoors.
People visit the Lincoln Memorial in Washington last week. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
Some members of Congress continue to insist that the mob attack of Jan. 6 was a “normal tourist visit,” not an insurrection.
Chicago Tribune appoints staffers Louisa Chu and Nick Kindelsperger as food critics to replace the retired Phil Vettel.
At Bubbie's Plant Burgers, Margaux Riccio and Shaun Sharkey have become more than a great working team. They're innovators in plant-based dining.
The co-founders of the Park View exhibition space — named But, Also — are trying to make art more accessible.
The move comes after Virginia passed tight new restrictions on the technology.
Juan Garivaldi, 19, gets his sister’s name added to a family tattoo. (Ted Richardson for The Post)
Body art artists say bookings are on the rise as Americans look for expressive and therapeutic outlets after a year marked by isolation and loss.
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D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, right, and Cora Masters Barry during the toasts at Barry's birthday party. (Ronald Gilbert Baker)
Cora Master Barry, Washington’s former first lady, celebrated her “75 Plus One.”
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After a comment upset the friend, she said she needed space.
Can a onetime couple renew their friendship and meet without her husband?
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The droll, offbeat actor and writer who scored as a caddish newlywed in “The Heartbreak Kid” and played the bedeviled father in the “Beethoven” comedies died from bone marrow cancer, his son said.
In “Final Account,” elderly Germans revisit the Holocaust on camera, with excuses and an occasional insight.
The 2013 “Gunshow” webcomic panels that became a meme. (KC Green)
KC Green is launching the syndicated strip "Funny Online Animals," which features his famous Question Hound.
D.W. Griffith’s 1915 paean to white supremacy predicted today’s political dysfunction, just with the wrong villains.
Sam Riviere’s novel is hard to stop reading — because it’s written as a single paragraph almost 300 pages long.