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Telling vaccinated people they can discard their masks signals the power of the shots, but critics say the move was hasty and difficult to implement with a majority of Americans still unprotected.
Violinist Midori will be celebrated at the Kennedy Center Honors on June 6. (Elias Williams for The Post)
The internationally celebrated violinist, activist and educator is one of five Kennedy Center honorees this spring.
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Officials cautioned it could take days for the aftereffects of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack to subside.
A federal grand jury indicted the former Minneapolis police officers last week on charges they violated Floyd’s constitutional rights.
Stef Johnson, left, and A. Waters eat their meal outside Turkey Leg Hut. (Amy Scott for The Post)
In Houston's Third Ward, Turkey Leg Hut draws lines around the block -- and has drawn fire by neighbors.
Plans call for a rover to stay in the lander for a few days of tests before rolling down a ramp to explore an icy area known as Utopia Planitia.
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The California gubernatorial candidate and former Olympian has changed her tone on which gender-specific sports teams transgender girls can join.
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Documents from stolen Iranian archives show surprising innovation as Iran embarked on a crash course to build a nuclear weapon.
The mass protest resembled similar actions that took place in the United States during the Trump administration, when community members and activists sought to block ICE from carrying out deportations and raids.
The cease-fire does not bring the Taliban and the Afghan government closer to a peace agreement, and many Afghans fear that once violence resumes, it will only increase.
In a podcast interview, Harry said he wants to avoid passing on his pain to his children.
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Since the Jan. 6 riot, more than 400 people in the pro-Trump mob that day have been arrested — a number that could still grow substantially.
Marine Corps Maj. Christopher Warnagiris was the first person to push through the Capitol's East Rotunda doors, prosecutors said.
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The U.S. population has shifted dramatically over the past century. Newly released census data adds a new chapter to the story of the nation’s winners and losers and hints at changes to come in the decades ahead.
The ruling could lead to further appeals and set precedent in prosecution of federal officers by state prosecutors.
The nearly five-decade-old bridge became the latest symbol in the struggle to fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
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Robert W. Lee IV says he's the great-great-great-great nephew of the Confederate general. But historical records dispute that.
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My epic struggle to say it to one of my best friends.
The senator from Illinois discusses her years of poverty and how that informs what she brings to the job.
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Disney announced it would soon bring back movies exclusively to theaters and is preparing to accommodate theme-park customers at pre-pandemic levels.
A bipartisan proposal would let people wait until they’re 75 to begin taking (federally taxable) distributions from their retirement accounts.
The retailer is pulling cards “out of an abundance of caution" after a parking lot dispute at a Wisconsin store turned violent.
National Guard troops are seen in D.C. after the Capitol riot. Amateur “sedition hunters” have used a facial recognition tool to hunt suspected rioters. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
While most facial recognition tools are reserved for police or government use, PimEyes is open to the masses, whether they’re hunting down U.S. Capitol riot suspects or stalking women around the Web.
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For this season and (maybe) this season only, the NBA will use a mini tournament to determine the last two playoff seeds in each conference.
Washington continued to add to its overhauled secondary by signing the six-year veteran. He was one of the Dolphins team captains the past two years and has experience at safety or as a cornerback.
Maggie Montoya, who was working in a Boulder, Colo., store when a gunman opened fire in March, remains focused on training that she hopes will take her to the Olympics. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Maggie Montoya, who will compete in the U.S. Olympic trials in the 10,000 meters and hopes to do so in the 5,000 as well, has returned to competition for the first time since March, when a gunman killed 10 people at the King Soopers supermarket where she was working.
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