Democracy Dies in Darkness
Even as coronavirus restrictions were lifted and protests quieted, the violence has continued to grow, and local leaders are grappling with a possibility they long feared: that a decades-long era of declining murder rates in cities may be over.
A three-judge panel in a one-page order on Monday issued a stay of the June 4 order from U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez of the Southern District of California, in which he likened an AR-15 rifle to a Swiss Army knife.
Sawmills and lumber yards are where Jerome H. Powell looks to understand the snarled supply chains that have pushed up prices across the economy and sparked concern that the Federal Reserve is mismanaging the recovery.
Flowers sit on one of the 168 empty chairs at the Oklahoma City memorial. (Nick Oxford for The Post)
Many Oklahomans are alarmed to see terrorist Timothy McVeigh’s far-right ideology spread in the state he attacked, while a political class is increasingly dominated by those who rarely speak against extremism or, worse, promote it.
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Democrats in the Senate have two options right now to strengthen voting rights: Passing the For the People Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. Here’s why neither path will be easy.
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The Arizona Democrat is reminding everyone that her position against ditching the filibuster was recently shared by most Senate Democrats.
Golfers play at at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in the Bronx on May 4. (AP)
Mayor Bill de Blasio terminated former president Donald Trump’s contract earlier this year, citing his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed adult vaccination rates by age through May 22, finding 80 percent of adults older than 65 had been immunized compared with just 38.3 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds.
The move on crack and powder cocaine reflects how the president’s attitude on drug laws has shifted over his long tenure in elected office.
Jeremy Wooldridge had spent the past two years living at this ramshackle encampment in the Sumner neighborhood of Portland, Ore. (Mason Trinca for The Post)
Like many cities across the U.S., the homeless population in Portland has increased due to the coronavirus, leading the overwhelmed city to start issuing ultimatums to people to clear out.
Regulators will assess whether the Silicon Valley giant violated competition rules in favoring its own advertising display technology over that of rivals.
The report comes amid rising concern about cyber vulnerabilities across huge swathes of critical infrastructure.
Assorted to-go cocktails from Capo Italian Deli in Washington, D.C. (Matt Brooks/The Post)
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After a strong showing at the U.S. Championships, 17-year-old Leanne Wong is in the mix to earn a spot on the four-person Olympic team. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
Biles is nearly guaranteed to earn a place on the team at this weekend’s trials, and Jordan Chiles and Sunisa Lee have established themselves as top contenders. If they perform well, the meet could turn into a race for the fourth spot on the team.
The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Lorna Mott Comes Home” is signature Johnson: a delightful, jet-setting comedy of manners.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
The British publisher made children’s books popular; 100 years ago his name was suggested for a new U.S. prize.
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