Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Every year, Facebook, Google and other technology companies receive hundreds of thousands of orders from law enforcement agencies,  seeking data people stash online and forbidding the companies from telling their customers about it.
The colossal hack of Epik, an Internet-services company popular with the far right, has been called the “mother of all data lodes” for extremism researchers.
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Green party candidate Annalena Baerbock, right, speaks during a campaign event in Potsdam on Thursday. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Now that Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years in power, many Greens supporters fear that a rare opportunity for change is slipping away. Older voters appear to be sticking with Germany’s traditional parties or throwing support behind the far right in Sunday’s election.
The dire situation in Idaho, one of the least-vaccinated states, is another grisly illustration of what happens when a state fails to contain infections.
He is part of a group of male doctors in their 70s and 80s who perform a large portion of abortions in the state, refusing to retire because they remember a time before Roe.
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Actress Cate Blanchett recently stepped away from an upcoming documentary about Australian wildfires. Other efforts have hit snags as well.
A new study showed nighttime air in the western U.S. is getting drier and warmer, potentially prolonging fire activity.
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The company beamed the software update to all its vehicles early Saturday, allowing owners to request a suite of advanced driver-assistance features — although they wouldn’t receive the capabilities right away. But as recently as July, CEO Elon Musk said the technology was a “debatable” proposition, and investigators now warn that the latest roll-out is a hasty approach to an issue that requires careful study and an emphasis on safety.
The D Hotel Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas. (courtesy of the D Las Vegas).
The agency hopes that government workers — once the rail system’s backbone — will return en masse but admits that other options are needed if they don’t.
She is one of the moderate Democrats pressured to oppose the $3.5 trillion tax and spending bill.
Three female lions in their enclosure at the National Zoo. (National Zoo)
Six animals tested positive for the virus last week. Some still feel lethargic.
Ben Simmons wants out of Philadelphia. (Matt Slocum/AP)
The 76er is trying to show everyone who’s in charge — but all he’s proving is that you don’t have to sit in the corner office to be a bad boss.
What's the team's vaccination status, who's going to start at center and other pertinent questions are answered here.
Plus, D.C. confronts a Buffalo defense that has limited its first two opponents.
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In the weeks since Louisiana was battered by the strongest hurricane in its history, government officials have struggled to provide goods and services — and to restore power —  to residents of hard-hit communities such as LaPlace.
Veteran producer Shelley Ross said the CNN anchor “squeezed the cheek of my buttock” while hugging her at a party when they both worked for ABC News.
Parents are noticeably less excited for one sister's pregnancy than they were about the other sister's. Should the favored sister speak up?
Reader plans and pays for trip for family and one child’s best friend. Girlfriend wants the friend to pay.
Bride is hurt that the left after an hour, missing “99 percent” of the fun.
The 81-year-old is up for a Tony for her part in “Grand Horizons.” (Melissa Bunni Elian/For The Post)
With her eighth Tony nomination, the acclaimed performer may be leaving the theater. But her offstage work as a biodiversity activist is far from over.
The vice president had been scheduled to be in the show’s New York studio but joined remotely after a chaotic sequence of events.
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