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Over the past year since justices ruled that a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still Indian country, convictions have been imperiled in thousands of cases, confusion has grown for police and more than 50 criminals have been released, state records show.
Health officials say the mandates are necessary to combat the rapidly spreading delta variant of the coronavirus.
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A 20-year-old man was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the “swatting,” an illegal practice of calling in fake life-threatening emergencies to provoke a heavily-armed response from police.
The partisan conflict over the Jan. 6 select committee in the House — and GOP moves to derail it — reflect where politics in Congress really stand.
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The Tokyo Olympics are happening as Japan is grappling with coronavirus, along with the rest of the world. But the year-late games are pressing on.
Tony Fiorillo makes a mold of a footprint believed to have been left by magnoavipes, a giant cranelike bird that lived about 70 million years ago. (Emily Schwing for The Post)
Three scientists spent eight days searching for fossils to reconstruct the extinct creatures’ ecosystem. Their research could shed light on climate change, too.
It was Dodgers pitcher’s first court appearance since a Southern Californian woman accused him in June of choking her unconscious and sexually assaulting her. Bauer, whose lawyers have denied the allegations, is on paid leave as Major League Baseball and police continue their investigations.
The Capitals, who traded out of the first round last spring to land Anthony Mantha from Detroit, were idle as the top talent came off the board.
Maria Taylor and ESPN parted ways after failing to reach an agreement on her contract. Her exit is one of many incidents that underscore the hurdles that Black women face in the sports world. (AP)