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President Biden is on an eight-day trip to Europe that will culminate in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. He will raise issues of cybersecurity, including his concern that Moscow is harboring hackers who have carried out damaging ransomware attacks against some of the United States’ most critical sectors.
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Katie Ledecky on the campus of Stanford University. (Michael Ledecky)
Five years after winning five medals at the Rio Games, the swimmer is pointed toward the Tokyo Olympics with a diploma, eight NCAA titles and a one-time stint as Mark Zuckerberg’s swim instructor.
As much of the world begins emerging from the coronavirus pandemic lockdown for Pride celebrations around the world, we asked readers to share why and how they celebrate.
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One suspect is in custody, and another remained at large, the Austin Police Department said. The motive is unclear.
For the third time in a week, Delta diverted a flight because of a passenger’s behavior.
Shane Wayne Michael allegedly coughed and spit on an Iowa man and said, referring to covid-19, “If I have it, you have it!”
The Bidens meet Queen Elizabeth II in Cornwall. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Over the past seven decades, Queen Elizabeth II has met almost every U.S. president, except for Lyndon Johnson, in venues including Balmoral Castle and baseball stadiums. Here are some highlights.
One doctor hypothesized that people who experience the bitterness in coffee or broccoli acutely were unlikely to develop severe symptoms of covid-19.
The scoreless soccer match was suspended following the incident. After its continuation, Finland defeated the Danes, 1-0.
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The roots of former president Donald Trump’s power in the Republican Party can be traced back to the backlash following the 2008 election and financial crisis.
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The international soccer tournament, which President Jair Bolsonaro greenlit with little warning late last month, will begin Sunday in Brazil against a backdrop of controversy and fear.
For starters, the bicycle cost only $1,800, and Johnson will likely have to pay for it himself if he wants to keep it.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele speaks during a news conference in San Salvador last week. (Jose Cabezas/Reuters)
Recent conflict and political developments have turned a spotlight on a community often caught between two worlds.
The vote reflected dismay over the slow pace of reforms since the ouster of longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
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How much would you pay to go to space with Jeff Bezos? For at least one person, the answer is $28 million, a sum that won a live auction Saturday.
Sterling, 37, was shot and killed in July 2016 outside a convenience store where he was selling CDs.
There weren’t any twisters rated more than a 2 on the 0-to-5 scale for tornado damage.
The historic verdict could have far-reaching consequences for the loosely regulated U.S. fertility industry.
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At Marbury Plaza in Southeast Washington, lack of air conditioning is just the latest problem. Now residents are looking for a way out.
The northern section of Beach Drive will stay car-free at least into the fall.
From rental aid to flooding infrastructure, the region is considering options for using the nearly half a billion dollars it is expected to receive from the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package over the next two years.
Two of the world's biggest soccer tournaments overlap this month. Here's where to find fans of your favorite team, or just a great soccer bar.
Dauphine’s nails so many of the details, with design to match.
Our favorite activities are coming back as restrictions officially lift across the region.
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In the wake of the recent fighting, we asked a Palestinian American entrepreneur who lives near Ramallah and an Israeli journalist who lives near Tel Aviv to correspond with each other.
The surgeon who treated the war wounds of the former senator was Armenian. Now, finally, the United States, has formally recognized the 1915 atrocity.
With her former Stanford teammate Simone Manuel beside her, Katie Ledecky talks to the media Saturday before the U.S. Olympic trials start in Omaha. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
Michael Phelps may have retired, but Katie Ledecky and a cast of Rio veterans are in Omaha -— a year later than they planned -— with their sights on securing spots for Tokyo.
The unseeded Krejcikova, 25, whose name was on no one’s mind at the start of the French Open, was crowned its champion after a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 victory.
Right-hander Erick Fedde returned from the injured list and delivered five shutout innings to lift the Nationals to a 2-0 win in the first game of a doubleheader.
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Volunteers with the Capital Area Food Bank deliver boxes of food to the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center in Washington in April. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades for The Post)
Too many food programs focus on providing adequate calories rather than adequate nutrition, experts say.
You were raised to believe you had the inescapable responsibility to be perfect at everything. It’s making you miserable.
Wealthy ex-wife is inviting a large group that likes to drink. Should he pay half?
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After the coronavirus shutdown, last summer’s protests for racial justice, the January insurrection and the near-death experience in which our democracy is still embroiled, this feels like a moment for testing, prodding and questioning.
Zakiya Dalila Harris’s debut novel lives up to the hype.
Dancer Samara Rittinger warms up at Wolf Trap. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)
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