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Half a century after Apollo 11, we have been forced to recalibrate our expectations on space exploration.

Heat wave continues to grip East Coast

The National Weather Service says the “oppressive and dangerous” heat wave will abate by Monday and Tuesday.
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Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia discharged from hospital after fracturing four ribs

The 74-year-old third-term senator is “in good spirits and is determined to face this challenge head on,” his office said.

More than 1 million residents plan to join a national strike on Monday as discontent with island’s governance rises. But what comes next?

The “most influential unknown man in America” was condemned for leading white nationalist hate groups.

The juveniles made their escape in a car they stole.

In 2008, a congressional panel summoned executives of the nation’s largest drug distribution companies to explain why they were saturating the country with opioid pills. Here's what they said.

Excessive heat warnings are in effect for tens of millions, stretching from the Mississippi River Valley to the U.S.-Canadian border.


Autonomous vehicles could cut traffic and pollution — or make them worse, planners say.

Federal officials urge universities to counter threat from China of academic espionage.

Jeffrey A. Rosen deflected questions on most controversial topics — until it came to Congress holding his boss in contempt.

The Post has reported extensively on the opioid crisis' key figures: manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies, doctors and the DEA itself.

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The action came after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit weighed in on an emoluments lawsuit.

Young people are fleeing California’s coastal metroplexes as the cost of living soars. The Central Valley is scooping them up, and shifting its culture to lure more.

Secretary of state’s visit to Argentina’s capital coincided with the 25th anniversary of a car bomb attack on a Jewish community center.

He was a key witness in former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation.

A man who allegedly said he would "kill all the gays and the children" turned out to be a suspect in three unsolved armed robberies, federal prosecutors said.

Many are drug offenders, officials said. Others were convicted of weapons and sex offenses, robbery and national-security-related crimes.

The judge could cut the award for the couple, who both have non-Hodgkin lymphoma, by more than 90 percent.

A 15-year-old with a broken-down bicycle stopped at a gas stations for snacks. Then a confrontation began.

Students are skipping the pool and beach to expedite undergraduate degrees.

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City officials in West Palm Beach, Fla., are trying to keep a waterfront park clean for events.

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