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Russell J. Ramsland Jr. has sold everything from Tex-Mex food to a light-therapy technology. Starting two years ago, he helped sell the notion that votes in U.S. elections were being manipulated.
The House minority leader threw his support behind Rep. Elise Stefanik for the party’s third-ranking post, signaling that allegiance to former President Donald Trump is a requirement for power in the Republican Party.
Afghans go through belongings left behind after a deadly bombing on Saturday near a school in Kabul. (Mariam Zuhaib/AP)
The withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces has brought with it an uptick in violence across Afghanistan. Saturday’s attack was one of the deadliest large-scale bombings targeting civilians in Kabul in months.
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The Long March-5B Y2 rocket takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, China, on April 29. (China Daily/Reuters)
Local police said the gunman “drove to the residence, walked inside and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life.”
More than 12,000 troops moved across Red Square in Moscow on Sunday. Here are photos from the annual display.
The nation’s leading infectious-disease expert said it is “conceivable” that people might decide to wear masks seasonally to diminish the possibility of either spreading or catching respiratory-borne viruses.
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Hosting Saturday Night Live on May 8, Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk poked fun at himself in an episode airing on the eve of Mother's Day.
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A vote is expected this week on whether Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), who has denounced Donald Trump’s election fraud claims, will remain the No. 3 Republican in the House.
Texas state Rep. Rafael Anchía (D-Dallas) questioned Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) on May 7 about language used in a bill on voting regulations. (Texas House of Representatives)
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Grilling a Republican colleague, a Democratic lawmaker said the words fueled all-White primaries during the Jim Crow era and justified the disenfranchisement of people deemed “unfit to vote.”
Health worker Ana Cassia Oliveira de Lima arrives at the Nossa Senhora do Livramento community along to administer a coronavirus vaccine. (Bruno Kelly/Reuters)
The election victory of pro-independence parties in the Scottish Parliament elections has reopened the debate.
Concerns about safety and willingness of people to accept untrained volunteers into homes have prevented wider use of a North American responder app. 
A perfect storm of circumstances and Israeli eviction notices on six Palestinian families are threatening to spark the embers of conflict again.
If variants in Africa go unmonitored, “eventually, the world could be back to square one,” said one researcher.
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The housekeeper entered a hotel ballroom where ballots for governor and two other statewide offices were being stored overnight Saturday, snapping tamper-proof tape as she brought in drinks.
City officials are to testify before a frustrated D.C. Council on Wednesday.
During World War II, this Tudor-style mansion in Bethesda was the home of Norway’s Crown Princess Martha and her three children. (Montgomery History)
They lived at Pooks Hill in Bethesda, which didn’t look like the one in “Atlantic Crossing.”
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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The Grammy winner reflects on being off the road for the first time since he was a teenager.
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The Capitals star is the latest high-profile figure with D.C. ties to back the National Women’s Soccer League club.
The 6-foot-3 Wizards point guard tied Oscar Robertson's all-time career record of 181 triple-doubles Saturday. But what does it mean?
The Nationals Park press box during the World Series. Thomas Boswell is in the bottom row, center, in a baseball hat. (Jonathan Newton/The Post)
That Thomas Boswell is one of the best sportswriters of his generation is obvious to anyone who read his work. Seeing how he did that work, though, was nothing short of a master class.
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