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After White House advisers found he could not extend a national eviction moratorium, the president sought the advice of Harvard law professor emeritus Laurence Tribe about devising an alternative legal basis for protecting renters, according to a person familiar with the matter.
A view of Nuuk Fjord in Greenland on July 29. (European Union, Copernicus Sentinel-2, DG DEFIS)
The event — in which enough water melted to cover all of Florida with two inches of water — could have short-term and long-term implications for the sea level.
The suite of new goals and mandates, among the administration’s most consequential pushes so far to combat climate change, is meant to transform the kind of vehicles Americans drive and to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
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A new iteration of the delta coronavirus variant is popping up around the globe, bringing questions and concerns. Here's what we know so far.
Almost every bordering county, where many residents commute to Northern Virginia, has high transmission and some have lower vaccination rates.
Registered nurse Cathleen Raisher talks with Yahir Gonzalez, 14, and his father about coronavirus vaccination at Ballou High School on July 31. Also listening was Precious Holmes. (Craig Hudson for The Washington Post)
With the start of the academic year this month, D.C. officials are rushing to get eligible students vaccinated, and they have big challenges ahead of them. Vaccination rates in the District among students ages 12 to 17 are low, particularly among Black children, who account for about 65 percent of the city’s public school population.
Boeing’s next launch attempt is up in the air after a valve in the capsule’s control system led to a delay.
Passengers line up outside the Spirit Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday. (Eugene Garcia/AP)
The busy summer travel season, combined with lingering impacts of the pandemic, have added to flight disruptions, aviation industry officials said.
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“The New Woman Behind the Camera” at the National Gallery of Art is a survey of about 200 photographs taken by women from around the world in the four decades after World War I.