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Apple's new tracking device issues alerts if there's potential misuse. Post tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler explains how to know if AirTags are shadowing you. (Jonathan Baran/The Post)
Apple knows its tiny new lost-item tracker could empower domestic abuse but doesn’t do enough to stop it.
The verdict, almost certain to be appealed, concludes a lengthy initial trial that examined how a night that started with two Americans trying to buy drugs ended with an officer bleeding to death on a Roman street, stabbed 11 times.
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U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overstepped its legal authority when it imposed the nationwide moratorium on evictions.
The legislation is meant to curtail state-level pushes to restrict voter access, such as the controversial effort in Georgia, and President Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have all called the bill one of the Democratic Party’s top legislative priorities.
U.S. Border Patrol agents and local police surround migrants in Del Rio, Tex., in March. (Reuters)
In a rural town near a checkpoint, local residents are angry about downed ranch fences and stolen vehicles.
Residents approved the legislation defining abortion at all stages of pregnancy “an act of murder” and allowing relatives of women who have the procedure to sue those involved.
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Facebook’s Oversight Board upheld the ban on former president Donald Trump, a test case of social media companies’ power to moderate inflammatory speech.
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The Senate minority leader’s comment echoed his statement during the Obama administration when he said his goal was to make Barack Obama a one-term president.
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The apartment owned by pollster Frank Luntz combined four units with 12 bedrooms and HOA fees of almost $5,000 a month.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
The findings back up laboratory tests that had suggested the vaccine would protect against variants first identified in South Africa and Britain.
French reenactors dressed as Imperial Army soldiers leave a ceremony honoring Napoleon Bonaparte on the bicentenary of his death at the Hôtel National des Invalides in Paris on Wednesday. (EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
French President Emmanuel Macron’s participation in a commemoration Wednesday was a balancing act, coming amid a widening debate in France over Napoleon's legacy, including his role in the restoration of slavery.
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The agency deported 2,962 immigrants in April, according to preliminary data obtained by The Washington Post — the first time the monthly figure has dipped below 3,000. The April total is a 20 percent decline from March.
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Emily Grover and her mother, Laura Carroll, face felony charges over allegations that they cast hundreds of illegal ballots so Grover would become her Florida high school’s homecoming queen.
As a Utah County search-and-rescue team was looking at the lone camping setup in Spanish Fork Canyon, the woman popped her head out of the tent.
For the first time, 90 degrees is the norm in the heart of summer, while lows below 30 in winter are atypical.
A U.S. appeals court is reviewing a decision upholding the law that bars women, but not men, from going topless at the popular Maryland destination.
People dance to The Experience Band and Show at their performance March 26 on U Street NW in Washington. (Robert Miller/The Post)
Frustrated couples in Washington are canceling weddings or moving them to Virginia and Maryland.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
Restrictions around the area are being loosened. Smithsonian museums and the National Gallery of Art are reopening soon.
Money Muscle BBQ changed smokers at the beginning of the year, and it has made all the difference.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing a lower court's decision, allows the lawsuit to proceed against the maker of Snapchat.
The company’s first human spaceflight mission is scheduled for July 20, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Peloton’s stock price fell after its fight with federal regulators was revealed last month. The stock was down another 14 percent on Wednesday. (Getty Images)
In a stunning reversal after fighting regulators, Peloton agreed to voluntarily stop selling its Tread Plus.
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In a 6-0 win on the road against the Seattle Mariners, Means pitched the Orioles’ first solo no-hitter since 1969. 
Wednesday’s Capitals-Rangers game started with a line brawl. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
One second after the puck was dropped Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, three fights between the players started a string of fisticuffs.
Russell Westbrook posted career triple-double No. 179 but came away empty handed in the team’s one-point loss to Milwaukee.
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Court ladies preparing newly woven silk, from the early 12th century. (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
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Besides being at the helm of what was then the wealthiest and most populous nation on Earth, the Song Dynasty emperor was also a painter.
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