Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan defended President Biden's pledge to withdraw troops from Afghanistan on April 18.
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National Guard personnel stand at their posts outside the U.S. Capitol in March. (AP)
Republicans are facing pressure to disavow that it was supporters of former president Donald Trump who attacked the U.S. Capitol.
How the president is pursuing his agenda.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
President Biden hopes his plan will echo FDR, create a legacy and help rebuild America. How to get it done is a lot less clear.
Under former president Donald Trump, the federal government cut itself adrift from the broad international consensus. President Biden immediately shifted course.
It is one of the world’s first experiments in reopening long-shuttered borders to quarantine-free travel.
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Strong winds have pushed the fire toward densely-populated areas above Cape Town city, and well-known tourist sites, such as the Table Mountain aerial cableway, have been temporarily closed.
The violence comes after the arrest last week of a radical leader who called to expel the French ambassador.
Few Europeans thought it was a good idea for Montenegro to take the mammoth loan to build a highway. The tiny, mountainous country is asking the E.U. for help to repay the debt — and the answer, so far, has been no.
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A letter feeds conspiracy theories, but historians don’t believe it.
Bob Sonderman drives a Veterans Affairs mobile medical unit from Libby, Mont., to Sandpoint, Idaho. (Tony Bynum for The Post)
The Department of Veterans Affairs has set out on a labor-intensive effort to offer the vaccine to former servicemembers. What VA is learning suggests challenges ahead in getting the nation to herd immunity.
The Tencent Holdings Ltd. headquarters in Shenzhen, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
The plaintiffs, a mix of U.S. and Chinese citizens living in California, filed the suit anonymously because they fear Beijing will punish them or their family members.
A key factor in the shortage is a culture of hiring requirements that many experts agree don't reflect what's needed for entry-level employees. Those excessive requirements can deter people who are qualified from applying.
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