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Russell J. Ramsland Jr. has sold everything from Tex-Mex food to a light-therapy technology. Starting two years ago, he helped sell the notion that votes in U.S. elections were being manipulated.
The House minority leader threw his support behind Rep. Elise Stefanik for the party’s third-ranking post, signaling that allegiance to former President Donald Trump is a requirement for power in the Republican Party.
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Local police said the gunman “drove to the residence, walked inside and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life.”
The withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces has brought with it an uptick in violence across Afghanistan. The most recent attack was one of the deadliest large-scale bombings targeting civilians in Kabul in months.
Soviet tanks roll in Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. (AP)
More than 12,000 troops moved across Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Here are photos from the annual display.
The nation’s leading infectious-disease expert said it is “conceivable” that people might decide to wear masks seasonally to diminish the possibility of either spreading or catching respiratory-borne viruses.
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Hosting Saturday Night Live on May 8, Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk poked fun at himself in an episode airing on the eve of Mother's Day.
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A vote is expected this week on whether Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), who has denounced Donald Trump’s election fraud claims, will remain the No. 3 Republican in the House.
Texas state Rep. Rafael Anchía (D-Dallas) questioned Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) on May 7 about language used in a bill on voting regulations. (Texas House of Representatives)
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Grilling a Republican colleague, a Democratic lawmaker said the words fueled all-White primaries during the Jim Crow era and justified the disenfranchisement of people deemed “unfit to vote.”
Visitors sit before the Benin plaques exhibit at the British Museum in London. (SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images)
British soldiers stole the priceless Benin bronzes nearly 125 years ago.
Four people were injured — three of them critically — and police do not suspect a terrorist motive.
The struggle underscores a broader failure to secure enough vaccines to fight a disease that has killed more than 421,000 people in the South American nation.
The election victory of pro-independence parties in the Scottish Parliament elections has reopened the debate.
Concerns about safety and willingness of people to accept untrained volunteers into homes have prevented wider use of a North American responder app. 
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At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
Michael Waller drives a forklift in the warehouse at the Sogefi plant. (Steel Brooks for The Post)
A shifting landscape of parts shortages and price spikes is challenging a key auto parts maker.
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Boston Celtics GM Red Auerbach hugs Bill Russell, left, and John Havlicek in Los Angeles in 1968. (AP)
These raging NBA debates cheapen the league’s rich history. Everybody needs to relax.
The 6-foot-3 Wizards point guard tied Oscar Robertson's all-time career record of 181 triple-doubles Saturday. But what does it mean?
Everyone in Kansas City knows the Negro Leagues baseball legend. His family hopes to find a way to use his old home to keep that legacy alive.
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