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Mark Kelly, 56, a former astronaut and the husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), defeated Sen. Martha McSally (R) in a special election last month.
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Five of the six states President Trump has targeted with lawsuits already have gubernatorial sign-off, a key step in the process.
The Democratic leaders had previously demanded a much bigger stimulus bill, but the flagging economy is creating more pressure for action before the end of the year.
Health experts say festivities have all the makings of superspreader events, with one calling plans “dangerous on so many levels.”
John Harbaugh's Ravens are at the center of the NFL's latest chaos. (Getty Images)
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Perhaps loud public shaming might at least prompt the unthinking to pause long enough for folks to run in the other direction.
The most common are fever, a dry cough or shortness of breath, but there are other indications you might need to be tested.
The board of supervisors in deeply red Campbell County voted unanimously in favor of ordering local authorities not to enforce the Democratic governor’s mandates limiting gatherings and businesses.
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Little, who has confessed to killing 93 people over four decades, has told police that he intentionally targeted women who would not be missed if they vanished or believed if they survived — often women of color.
The planned executions include three in the week before President-elect Biden takes office.
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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany's noncommittal response Wednesday on the president’s support of his attorney general was different from the way she has handled similar questions in the past.
Officials said the drawdown would last until after the anniversary of senior Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani’s killing in Baghdad last January.
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With most leading Republicans and Democrats firmly united in their opposition to President Trump’s demands, he is waging an uphill battle that, if nobody blinks, could result in the first veto override of his presidency.
Friends and former associates say they expect the first daughter to think about running for office, or at least get involved in Republican politics.
The two sides reached an important agreement on how the talks will proceed. The development comes as violence is rising across Afghanistan.
Activists Joshua Wong, Ivan Lam and Agnes Chow arrive at a Hong Kong courthouse on Nov. 23 to face charges related to illegal assembly stemming from 2019. (Reuters)
The Washington-based organization argued that crimes such as torture or extrajudicial killings have only worsened under President Nicolás Maduro since the OAS first published such findings in 2018.
Lawmakers approved a preliminary measure to dissolve the turbulent coalition government, putting the country on a path to its fourth election in two years.
Social gatherings are still limited to four people and must take place outdoors in Belgium, which has reported more coronavirus-related deaths per capita than any other nation.
A firefighter works to extinguish burning palm trees in Simi Valley, Calif., as the Easy Fire burned through in October 2019, pushed by Santa Ana winds. (Stuart W. Palley for The Post)
California's worst wildfire season on record just won't quit, with a serious threat unfolding late Wednesday and lasting into the weekend.
Paul Petersen was sentenced on Tuesday to six years in prison for trafficking pregnant women from the Republic of the Marshall Islands and paying them to put their children up for adoption.
At least one person had to be hospitalized with a severe case of covid-19, event organizer Bob Hannaford said.
The building at 3701 Benning Road NE, once a meatpacking processing plant and years later one of D.C.’s longest-running gay bars, is the proposed site of a new halfway house for men returning from prison. (Amanda Voisard for The Post)
A city report said the property was “a remnant of a remnant, and not a compelling candidate for designation.”
Private payrolls added just 307,000 jobs last month, according to ADP, far less than the 475,000 forecast, data shows.
Governors and state lawmakers across the country are working to authorize millions of dollars in new coronavirus stimulus aid, aiming to plug gaping holes in their local economies before the end of the year.
One of the super freezers is tested in the thermodynamic laboratory at a Desmon facility in Nusco, Italy. (Michele Amoruso)
Desmon, a family-run firm in Italy, is ramping up production to meet demand for highly specialized freezers needed to transport and store the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine at extremely cold temperatures.
The president's early-year budget plan had called for the raise along with proposals to reduce the value of retirement benefits.
According to data on the government’s Paycheck Protection Program, about 600 mostly larger companies, including dozens of national chains, received the maximum amount allowed under the program of $10 million.
The National Labor Relations Board rejected Amazon's bid to delay a  hearing on a unionization vote by Alabama warehouse workers into the next year as the company ramped up its anti-union offensive.
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John Wall has been one of the fastest point guards of his generation. (Katherine Frey/The Post)
Coach Scott Brooks said his star point guard has regained his trademark speed and explosiveness, though the team will manage his playing time carefully as he reacclimates to the NBA’s pace and physicality after such a lengthy layoff.
At this stage of his career, James is positioned to favor long-term financial security over short-term leverage as he continues to chase Michael Jordan’s mark of six championships. 
As coronavirus cases spike across the country, the number of canceled and postponed NCAA games has risen. At least 14 Football Bowl Subdivision games were disrupted in each of the past three weekends.
A visitor wearing a protective mask takes a picture of the statue of Lucius Verus during the public reopening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this year. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
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