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If Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky signs off later Thursday, as expected, tens of millions of higher-risk Americans will be able to get those boosters, as well as the one from Pfizer-BioNTech, to bolster their protection against the coronavirus.
Former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon has argued through his attorney that he can’t respond to the subpoena because of executive privilege asserted by former president Donald Trump. The matter now goes to the Justice Department, which will decide whether to pursue the contempt referral.
For Democrats, the fate of their ambitions to expand wide swaths of the federal safety net hang in the balance as they map out the political future of Biden’s economic agenda
A truck passes stacks of shipping containers at the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Monday. (Peter Boer/Bloomberg News)
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on global supply chains, expect delays, limited inventory and higher prices. And, most importantly, start your shopping early.
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Kevin and Misty Mitchem died two weeks apart, leaving behind five children. (Mike Mitchem)
Lawyers for Asadullah Haroon Gul, the last “low-value” Afghan detainee, are calling it the first such ruling in 10 years.
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Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower on Monday in Manhattan. (Reuters)
In a letter, the five veterans said the Arizona Democrat is “answering to donors” rather than her constituents.
Two lawmakers asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to provide Congress with the findings of the league’s investigation, adding to pressure already on league officials in the wake of leaked emails containing misogynistic and racist language.
Merrick Garland said the memo seeks only to curb violence, while GOP lawmakers say it aims to intimidate conservative protesters.
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The president says this over and over. But the number is not based on an examination of tax returns.
The order does not include women in the health and education sectors. The salaries of all female employees will continue to be paid, a Taliban official said.
South Korea's first domestically built space rocket blasted off Thursday. (Reuters)
The nation's space plans include launching satellites for communication, surveillance, navigation and lunar probes.
The robot, that goes by Ai-Da, will showcase artwork at an exhibition at the Giza pyramids opening Thursday.
Government officials previously said they wouldn’t return to a lockdown. Russia’s death toll of more than 225,000 is Europe’s highest.
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New developments have brought beer gardens, pop-up bars and a 1,600-seat performing arts center to Tysons.
Día de los Muertos returns to the Wharf, and the 17th Street High Heel Race celebrates its 34th edition.
The D.C. quartet is performing at Pie Shop on Oct. 23.
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ESPN host Sage Steele apologized after calling the network’s vaccination mandate “sick.” (Chris Pizzello/AP)
A small group of journalists have been fired or quit over vaccination policies. But unlike most other objectors, they are some of the most famous people in their communities.
A divorced boyfriend seems to miss his old life. How much time should his new partner give him to adjust?
Spouse, who was estranged from his father, wants siblings to give him a share of Dad’s estate.
After repeatedly saying no to invitations, reader is dismayed to be excluded.
Customers buy popcorn before a movie at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, Mass. (Adam Glanzman for The Post)
In Selma Blair’s documentary about her struggles with MS, viewers see the actress as wry, provocative, dramatic and vulnerable.
The novel investigates timely themes — loneliness, grief — in a rich, mesmerizing narrative.
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