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The selection of Tommy Beaudreau, a former Obama administration official, as deputy secretary came after Sens. Joe Manchin III (D-W.V.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) objected to Elizabeth Klein because of her past stance against fossil fuels.
The struggle over the post of Interior Department deputy secretary is just one example how the agency has become the first major battlefield in the brewing fight over President Biden’s climate change.
Activists participate in a demonstration for D.C. statehood last month near the U.S. Capitol. (Shawn Thew/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Some White D.C. residents in the Reconstruction era preferred to have no voting rights rather than share them with Black voters.
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Protesters gathered in front of the Brooklyn Center, Minn., police headquarters for the third day of demonstrations.
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At a weekly party meeting, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer left open the possibility of using the budget process known as reconciliation to approve the roughly $2 trillion package with only 51 votes.
Capitol Police officer William “Billy” Evans was honored on Capitol Hill on April 13. (Video: JM Rieger/Photo: Matt McClain/The Post)
Evans was killed April 2 when he and another Capitol Police officer, standing in front of a barricade near the Russell Senate Office Building, were struck by a car whose driver intentionally rammed the barrier, authorities said. 
The move puts Iran far closer to weapons-grade levels and comes after an attack on an enrichment facility that Iran blames on Israel. Talks to revive the nuclear deal with the United States were scheduled to resume Wednesday.
How many troops are still in the country, and what is the situation on the ground?
A health worker administers a dose of a coronavirus vaccine to a Buddhist monk sitting in front of a portrait of Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on March 27. (AFP/Getty Images)
Despite receiving a supply of vaccines in January, the small Himalayan kingdom didn’t begin immunizing its population until March 27, a date that was selected through astrological consultations with Buddhist monks.
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Many college campuses were counting on the one-dose vaccine to inoculate students before summer. Some will now offer other versions of the vaccine.
When the 3rd Precinct burned after George Floyd was killed, this Native American neighborhood in Minneapolis took public safety into its own hands.
Paul Flores, a classmate of Kristin Smart and the main suspect in her disappearance, was arrested and charged with murder Tuesday, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson said.
In a video shot in Moline, Ill., a Black football player is threatened with having both his knees broken as he sits on a chair in his locker below the hanging peels. Others off-screen can be heard cheering.
The Republican has been a low-key, wonky partner to term-limited Gov. Larry Hogan (R).
Police said the teenager confronted the trooper with an Airsoft gun, which fires nonmetallic pellets. 
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Historians say the site at Mount Vernon is rich in importance that goes beyond the first president, including archaeological traces of indigenous people, history of enslaved African Americans and 19th century Quakers who settled in the area.
Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s CEO, tells The Post that there’s no quick fix to a problem that has seen automakers around the world cut back on production.
Coinbase chief executive Brian Armstrong and Tina Bhatnagar, head of customer support and operations. (Christie Hemm Klok for The Post)
As the first big cryptocurrency player to go public, the San Francisco-based exchange’s direct listing on the Nasdaq is being viewed as a test run, with the potential to add a new layer of legitimacy to digital currency. 
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Azaria said “part of me feels like I need to go around to every single Indian person in this country.”
“The Talk” resumed Monday after a nearly month-long hiatus following a heated conversation about racism that resulted in an internal investigation and Sharon Osbourne's departure from the show.
Simon Godwin is artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company. (KK Ottesen for The Post)
“Idol” host Ryan Seacrest said Wyatt Pike left the competition and offered no other explanation, which sent viewers into a frenzy.
Some of the stories in Murakami’s new collection revisit a simple plot.