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Virginia high school students dance at prom, held a short drive over the border in North Carolina. (Matt McClain/The Post)
After a year when nothing had gone right, a small army of parent volunteers hoped to make the night one to remember. For the Bassett High School seniors — who had watched every other high school milestone slip away — it was their first and last prom, a chance to grab hold of at least one teenage tradition.
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At least two dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in a week of antigovernment protests.
The prince was granted a permit to kill a female bear who had been menacing a village in the Carpathian Mountains, environmental groups say. But Arthur, who lived in a nature reserve nearby, ended up getting killed instead.
More than a dozen states have similar laws restricting abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
The Oregon Health Authority said at least 74 people associated with the  Peoples Church in Salem have tested positive for covid-19 — one of the state’s largest workplace outbreaks.
California condors rest on Cinda Mickols's deck in Tehachapi, Calif. (AP)
Cinda Mickols arrived at her house in Tehachapi, Calif., to find that an unusually large flock of the endangered condors had pooped all over her deck.
Residents across the island — some living as far as 10 miles away from Limetree Bay Refining’s operations — began reporting nausea and illness this week.
Media turned this Ohio Republican's drive into a parable on driver safety and political irony.
With the shuttered Crummell School in the background, youths including 13-year-old Diamonte Powell, center, play football in the street in Ivy City last month.
In a neighborhood with vast wealth gaps and no playground, housing tensions threaten plans to build a recreation center at a long-closed school.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact life in the region.
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High temperatures are generally in the 60s. Saturday may be a decent outdoor day in between rainier ones.
At Imperfecto, chef Enrique Limardo aims to bridge Latin America and the Mediterranean.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
A photographer revisits some of his favorite clubs, which went dark during the pandemic and are waiting to reopen.
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Lonnie Chavis, left, and David Oyelowo on the set of “The Water Man,” Oyelowo’s directorial debut. (Courtesy of Karen Ballard)
David Oyelowo’s “The Water Man” is finally reaching screens after a tougher journey than it deserved.
Abrams’s latest book, “While Justice Sleeps,” stars a beautiful, brilliant, Black Yale Law School grad who, as she puts it, “has to sort of save the world.”