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The Mississippi law would ban almost all abortions after 15 weeks, but a district judge and a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit said that clashes with Supreme Court precedents.
A push for sweeping federal election legislation appears to be dying out, and key Democrats said they have little more than blind hope that a breakthrough will materialize.
Flu-like symptoms are an expected side effect from second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccines. Here’s why feeling sick can be a good sign. (John Farrell/The Post)
Officials want to crush the coronavirus pandemic and get the economy fully reopened, but they face vaccine hesitancy.
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Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier was relieved of his post after publishing an incendiary book and giving interviews critical of senior military leaders and their diversity efforts.
Gov. Henry McMaster signed into law a bill that forces death row inmates to choose between the electric chair or a newly formed firing squad in hopes the state can restart executions after an involuntary 10-year pause
Volunteers work to repair and refresh the Cerne Abbas Giant in Dorset in 2019. (AP)
New research says the Cerne Giant predates Shakespeare and possibly the Battle of Hastings.
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Saturday Night Live tackled the latest CDC mask guidance for vaccinated Americans and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) public ouster from leadership May 15.
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Marie Yovanovitch, Fiona Hill, William B. Taylor Jr. and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman were largely unknown until they testified as part of former president Donald Trump’s first impeachment.
A multiyear plan by the Chamber o embrace Democrats has severed important relationships with fiscal conservatives in Washington.
People protest in support of Palestinians in Brooklyn on Saturday. (Getty Images)
The equivalent of a Category 3 or 4 hurricane, it could be the strongest storm to hit the region since 1998.
The incident occurred Sunday night during prayers held in an unfinished synagogue with no occupancy permit.
The fear of bearing children in another outbreak is starting to show in the country’s declining birthrates, a professor says.
India’s vaccine program is being hobbled by supply shortages and an abrupt shift in procurement policy.
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People roam mask-free in New York’s Times Square on Friday. (Jeenah Moon for The Post)
The relaxed guidelines have some vowing to party like it’s 2019, while others worry for their health.
Jimmy Carter pardoned Peter Yarrow for what he did to a 14-year-old girl in a D.C. hotel room in 1969. But the Peter, Paul and Mary star is accused of sexually assaulting others, too.
Most people would have passed by the injured pigeon. But Mel Tillery started an ambitious, crowdsourced bid to transport it from Baltimore to a bird rescue in Georgia.
People who are having difficulty driving, parking and remembering directions are joining a rash of speeders already on the roads.
Bucknell University officials have hired an outside firm to investigate what they called a “horrific incident.”
At Bubbie's Plant Burgers, Margaux Riccio and Shaun Sharkey have become more than a great working team. They're innovators in plant-based dining.
The co-founders of the Park View exhibition space — named But, Also — are trying to make art more accessible.
The Point Crab House near Annapolis offers crab-everything: steamed, in soup, on toast and in cakes
Cryptocurrency’s extraordinary run has attracted hordes of new investors, drawn by the potential for huge profits and a culture soaked in humor and risk-taking.
Nearly 2,400 health-care facilities, schools and governments in the United States were hit by ransomware attacks last year.
A couple in Tampa fills gas containers at a Wawa station last week. (Reuters)
Panicked drivers rushing to fill their tanks are driving unnecessary scarcity, experts said.
The deadline to file your federal taxes is Monday. And, your tax return could determine the amount you're owed.
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