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The quest by spy agencies and public health officials relied on public reports and intelligence from foreign governments. Now President Biden has reinvigorated the search, ordering a fresh intelligence review.
Israel Defense Forces jets struck compounds that the IDF said belong to militants after incendiary balloons crossed into Israel from Hamas-controlled territory. The exchange posed a first test for Israel’s new government a few days into its tenure.
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The Saudi government’s assistance to its citizens who are accused of violent crimes in the United States has drawn scrutiny from federal law enforcement and condemnation from members of Congress.
The judge issued a preliminary injunction to block the Biden administration’s policy on the grounds that it harms oil-producing states.
Flowers, shoes and moccasins sit on the steps of the main entrance of the Mohawk Institute, one of many such memorials that have sprouted across Canada in recent weeks. (Getty Images)
The discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School draws new attention to Canada's treatment of First Nations people — for now, at least.
Experts said food shortages are not going to fatally undermine the regime, or force Kim Jong Un to the negotiating table with the United States.
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Experts say waiving patents won’t help poorer nations acquire the technical complexity of manufacturing coronavirus vaccines.
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Women hold up signs at a 2018 news conference for #MeToo women’s groups in Seoul. (Youkyung Lee/AP)
There has been a rise in crimes involving intimate images that are captured and shared without consent or manipulated to impersonate the victim in a sexually degrading manner, a Human Rights Watch report said.
Armed police officers woke up families in the middle of the night to demand proof of citizenship.
The law prohibits sharing any content portraying homosexuality or sex reassignment with minors. Rights groups denounced it as discriminatory.
Maryland has a record-low positivity rate, with more than 72 percent of its adult population at least partially vaccinated.
New transportation priorities in Washington are elevating multimodal travel with an eye on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A building that will house some of Amazon’s staff in Crystal City . (John McDonnell/The Post)
Amazon said it will commit $125 million to developers who have entered into joint development agreements with Metro. Out of the total, $25 million will be set aside for minority-led development companies.
If you’re looking for an excuse to take a couple of days off, Mother Nature has the perfect one today and tomorrow.
Nominated for a Tony in “Hamilton,” the actor appears in Signature Theatre’s ‘After Midnight,” and not for the first time.
The Rockville resident works on the podcast ‘Throughline.’
Two of the world's biggest soccer tournaments overlap this month. Here's where to find fans of your favorite team, or just a great soccer bar.
The IRS has launched an online tool to help low-income families register for monthly child tax credit payments. But it doesn't work on mobile devices, which advocacy groups say makes it less accessible to the most vulnerable people.
A train crosses the Amtrak Susquehanna River Bridge in Maryland. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
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It would be the first state to grant children of low-income parents individual trusts paid for by the state, which children can access once they turn 18.
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant scored 49 points in a Game 5 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant played all 48 minutes and registered a 49-point triple-double to push the Milwaukee Bucks to the brink of elimination.
The league is seeking a return to normalcy for the 2021 season but has not mandated vaccinations for players.
Coach Mike Thibault said Delle Donne still hasn’t done any five-on-five work but is progressing.
The Wizards shooting guard made the third team.