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Democrats moved forward with no GOP support after failing to win over a single Republican senator on President Biden’s first major legislative initiative.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is the only Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee who voted to send the interior secretary nomination of Rep. Deb Haaland to the full Senate.
The White House is conducting a months-long review of the drone strike policy it inherited from the previous administration.
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The mission for the 5,200-strong force, established in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, is slated to end March 12. Pentagon officials said the extension request has been received by the Defense Department and will be considered by Army officials and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
As Texas’ population continues to grow and diversify, many in the new generation are asking for more from state leaders.
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s move this week to end the state’s mask mandate channeled the party’s rage against government restrictions.
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After pulling back containment measures, the governor and lieutenant governor are attacking immigrants as sources of infection.
FEMA support would be primarily aimed at testing and potentially quarantining family groups and adults before their release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has not signed off on the plan, which requires state approval.
Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard line up Thursday outside the U.S. Capitol. (Matt McClain/The Post)
On the day when the ex-president's most delusional supporters swore he would return to power — and the House suspended its business because of supposed threats to the U.S. Capitol — Washington looked on Thursday much the way it has for the past two months.
The move was the first time an E.U. country deployed new powers introduced in January, after AstraZeneca announced it would deliver sharply fewer doses to the E.U. than promised for the first months of the year.
Unarmed but organized, hundreds of thousands have turned out in Myanmar’s major cities day after day, clamoring for democracy in stirring displays of nationwide civil disobedience.
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Minimal information about the city's move to a new system for scheduling coronavirus vaccine appointments has left D.C. residents wondering where their place in line will be.
The former chief of the Laurel Police Department was charged Wednesday for allegedly committing arson and attempted murder. (Prince George's County Police)
Investigators say they began to draw connections to ex-Laurel police chief David Crawford after Prince George’s released evidence seeking tips in 2019.
Mr. Davis, who died of complications from covid-19, wrote a two-hander that became a staple of community theater after premiering on Broadway in 1981.
These works, recommended by local authors and bookstore owners, remind us just how special Washington is.
Actor Patrick Page (‘Hadestown’) performs a streaming version of his one-man show for the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday after the Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell said prices were likely to increase later this year, even as he cautioned that any inflation would be short-lived.
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Big increases in research and development spending, and purging opposition voices in Hong Kong are part of the latest plans.
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Harassing emails. Demeaning comments. A struggle to climb the corporate ladder. Former and current workers of the network describe a culture that routinely sidelines women.
“Coach [Greg] McDermott and our athletics program must use this incident as an opportunity for growth and learning,” the school said, “as clearly more work needs to be done.”
Brian Dozier, who has lost his shirt, celebrates Washington's NLCS win with Howie Kendrick and Aníbal Sánchez. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
Baseball can get lost in translation, so the recently retired Dozier wants more players to learn Spanish.
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