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The effort could apply to institutions such as long-term care facilities, cruise ships and universities, potentially affecting millions of Americans, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
The new push pits Apple against civil liberties activists and appears to contradict some of the company’s own long-held assertions about privacy and interactions with law enforcement.
The federal investigation will look into the use of force and policies on dealing with homeless residents.
As administrator of USAID, Power holds the biggest American lever of influence over Addis Ababa: more than $1 billion in annual aid. Her one-day trip to Ethiopia on Wednesday was a test of whether she can restore faith in America’s role in preventing mass atrocities.
Members of the military gather during a ceremony for recruits in Addis Ababa on July 27. Ethiopian troops and their allies have been accused of committing war crimes and ethnic cleansing and of driving parts of Tigray into famine. (Amanuel Sileshi/AFP/Getty Images)
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Eddy Alvarez, front, was called to the majors in 2020 by the Miami Marlins, who had to replenish more than half their roster that month amid a coronavirus outbreak. (AP)
Now assured of a medal, Eddy Alvarez will become the sixth athlete in Olympic history to earn medals at both the Winter and Summer Games.


Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States30352792
3Russian O.C.16222058
(The Washington Post)
The hyper-transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus has left would-be travelers uncertain. The Post spoke to an expert about how to safely make that call.
The bipartisan measure sets aside $65 billion to expand Internet access, a pot of money meant to build out connectivity to unserved parts of the country while helping low-income families afford their bills.
Democrats’ quest for voting rights legislation has been eclipsed on Capitol Hill in recent weeks by the push for a bipartisan infrastructure deal, but key senators have continued to work behind the scenes.
Texas Demorcratic State Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer speaks at a rally near the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) said he was fully vaccinated and that his symptoms “remain mild.”
Report focused on whether reporters, Giuliani received unauthorized information ahead of the 2016 election.
Arena Stage, Studio Theatre and the Shakespeare Theatre Company are among the major theaters that will require proof of vaccination along with tickets this fall.
These four gyms are the perfect spot to learn the basics of climbing or perfect your skills.
This week brings the beginning of D.C.'s Restaurant Week and the final chance to visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts before a two-year closure.
The suite of new goals and mandates, among the administration’s most consequential pushes so far to combat climate change, is meant to transform the kind of vehicles Americans drive and to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
The agency rejected Facebook’s assertion in a letter sent to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Employees and companies are noticing a spike in vague, impersonal communication since work went virtual. (Washington Post illustration/iStock)
The figures reported Thursday are down significantly from the record highs of last year, but they remain nearly double the pre-pandemic averages.
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A growing body of research has found that neutering can increase the risk of cancer, obesity and joint problems. And in some parts of Europe, neutering is viewed as an unnecessary, or even cruel and abusive, intervention.
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