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The Biden administration is working to salvage its credibility on climate change by shoring up key provisions in a troubled tax and spending bill and showing it can cut emissions without the help of Congress.
The Nebraska Republican is charged with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to investigators.
Illustration of top NBA players. (Artur Galocha/The Post)
The rankings — meant to assess players’ value without regard to their role or teammates — include a top five of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and LeBron James.
Ross Wilburn, the first Black chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, wrote an op-ed criticizing the former president.
China’s demonstration of hypersonic and orbital capabilities was shocking less for the technology, which its military has been developing for years, than for the fact that Beijing decided to test it at all, analysts said.
President Biden told Democrats that he believed they could secure a deal on a new tax-and-spending proposal between $1.75 trillion and $1.9 trillion, far less than some in the party initially sought even as some lawmakers maintained it still would allow them to accomplish broad swaths of their vast economic agenda.
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Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus said during his Senate confirmation hearing that wall construction in some areas along the southern U.S. border "could make sense," but he resisted Republicans’ effort to label the current migration surge a "crisis."
Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) walks back to his office after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 6. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
What comes next for pro-Trump Republicans who want to forget what happened last winter while remaining loyal to a leader who won’t let it go?
A sword believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land almost a millennium ago stands near where it was recovered from the Mediterranean seabed. (Reuters)
A resident came across the roughly four-foot-long weapon while scuba diving Saturday off the Carmel coast in northern Israel.
Council members are cautiously optimistic that they can pass legislation legalizing the sale of marijuana and allowing D.C. to use local funds to subsidize abortions for low-income people.
The University of Maryland would remain in District 3 instead of moving to District 1.
Upcounty Hub staff members, from left, Justin Garcia, Kristina Smith and founder Grace Rivera-Oven get bags together for free food distribution in Gaithersburg, Md. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Local governments are strategizing ways to keep up food distribution and expand food access long term as federal aid programs wind down.
Dire cuts to essential services were predicted, but county lawmakers spearheading the mandate said that other large employers already have implemented vaccine requirements without dramatic repercussions.
A coalition to change the name drew attention to President Woodrow Wilson’s racist policies. Some residents suggested the school be renamed for Vincent Reed, the school’s first Black principal.
Here are the five remodeling projects, ranked nationally, that will bring you the most return on investment. (Janice Chang for The Post)
Experts recommend focusing on exterior projects first to add “curb appeal.”
She can afford to retire and wants to know if there’s any reason she shouldn’t quit her job without notice and abruptly move out of her rental.
Reader deals with husband’s terminal cancer diagnosis, while Mom demands attention.
Reader aims to use the ultimate social weapon against someone, but it may be too late.