Democracy Dies in Darkness
Almost all Republican lawmakers have so far lined up in opposition of Democrats’ proposal to fund government operations and suspend the debt ceiling. In asking agencies to prepare for a possible shutdown, administration officials said such warnings reflect normal protocol.
The geography of coronavirus vaccinations and hospitalizations across the United States reveals a stark divide: areas with low rates of vaccination have higher rates of admitted patients.
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Their goal is to maintain 30 percent of the planet in its natural state.
Seasonal changes across the Tidal Basin in Washington. (Kevin Ambrose)
Over the past seven decades, researchers found high summertime temperatures are arriving earlier and lasting longer in the year because of global warming.
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Members of the investigative committee argue that Donald Trump no longer enjoys executive privilege protections, putting pressure on the White House to push aside institutional concerns about sharing information with Congress and aid the panel in a probe into what Democrats and a handful of Republicans have called an assault on democracy.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters in Washington on Wednesday, in a mash-up of schoolboy French and English, that it was time for Paris to “Prenez un grip” and “Donnez-moi un break.”
Sabina Nessa was found near a community center in Cator Park, Kidbrooke, London. (Met Police)
The debate comes as Gabby Petito's death dominates public attention in the United States, much as the murder of Sarah Everard did in the UK.
Firearms displayed at a gun buyback event in New York in May. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)
The court dissolved its ruling from July finding unconstitutional laws that prevent young adults younger than 21 from buying handguns because the woman who brought the case turned 21 before the decision became official.
Bill Omar Carrasquillo is accused of setting up a subscription service that made $30 million, and he allegedly used it to buy dozens of sports cars and homes.
The three officers in Woodson Terrace seemed to have the trespassing suspect under control. A police dog was allowed to attack him anyway.
The USOPC said in July that around 83 percent of the American competitors in the Tokyo Olympics were vaccinated, but there was no requirement.
“I was in survival mode for so long, I wasn’t even on my priority list,” said Izzie Chea, mother of Benji, 5, and Julian, 8. (Michael Stravato for The Post)
The chaotic days of Zoom kindergarten and work-from-home are largely over — but some parents are still holding their breath about their unvaccinated kids.
Their abusive father put their stepmom in the hospital. Now the child who believed Dad's lies struggles with not backing Mom.
Friend’s profession of love takes reader by surprise.
Reader had no seat but wanted others to offer theirs to gentleman with a cane.
Terence Blanchard’s opera, “Fire Shut Up in My Bones,” is the first production by a Black composer in the Metropolitan Opera’s 138-year history. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
Williams’s urgent novel takes place on the shore of a rotting lake, where a group of eco-warriors has gathered.
Dan Stevens plays an automaton designed to be the perfect man, but he’s a little stiff.
His “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” — about a Black American revolutionary on the run — was a milestone of independent and African American cinema.