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Democrats have tied an increase in the debt ceiling with a bill that funds the government into December, setting off a war with Republicans, who refuse to raise the cap out of opposition to President Biden’s agenda — even if it means grinding the country to a halt.
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Solomon Carter Fuller works in his lab. (Meta Warrick Fuller collection/New York Public Library)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Solomon Carter Fuller was a neurologist, the first U.S. psychiatrist of African descent and the person who, in the early stages of Alzheimer’s research, arguably did the most to reveal the true nature of the disease.
Epik long has been the favorite Internet company of the far-right, providing domain services to QAnon theorists, Proud Boys and other instigators of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol .
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President Joe Biden, right, speaks during a meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Oval Office on Tuesday. (AP)
The prime minister headed to the White House Tuesday — by Amtrak, an emissions-conserving choice that no doubt appealed to the American president with a Delaware train station named after him.
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A dog nibbles on black soldier fly larvae. (EnviroFlight)
Despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” bugs could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry.
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The measure seeks an independent examination of America’s longest war and demands clarity on how the Biden administration intends to conduct counterterrorism operations with no military aircraft or personnel in Afghanistan.
Donald Trump did not then and does not now care about the validity of the claims he makes, only the outcome those claims might generate.
Chapman University law professor John Eastman stands at left as former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani speaks to Trump supporters on Jan. 6. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
We're getting a better sense of how Donald Trump's allies tried to twist the law to steal the presidency.
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A months-long, citywide celebration of Thomas’s art includes a major retrospective, a symposium and more.
A crowd of up to 12,000 will gather to watch Lydia R. Diamond’s play, about the first woman to play in the Negro Leagues, on the Nationals Park video scoreboard.
Ross was named Edelman’s chief executive of U.S. operations in April, making her the first Black woman to lead a major public relations firm.
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When car drivers are not aware of the speed of electric bikes, it can lead to accidents. (iStock)
Sales of electric bikes are up. But riders of the fast, heavy bicycles need to watch out for pedestrians and other cyclists on the trail, and for cars on the road.
When you make sure you are there for your friends, but don't always really feel their pain, are you being dishonest?
She checks husband’s phone for texts to other women, and he’s exasperated.
Couple was supposed to pick up dinner for four. Instead they phoned their regrets with little notice.
“Bewilderment,” longlisted for a National Book Award, follows a widower desperate to help his neurodivergent son.
A traveling exhibition, now at the Colby College Museum of Art, introduces the beloved African American artist to a new generation.
This anthology by Kwame Mbalia is comprised of stories that have always existed but rarely get told.
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