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Ousted Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) has always been fascinated by people willing to believe in the monster. Now he sees parallels in the conspiracy theories shaping political discourse.
President Trump’s pardon of Flynn marks a full embrace of the retired general he had ousted from the White House after only 22 days — and a final salvo against the Russia investigation that shadowed the first half of his term in office.
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Cuban Americans turned out for President Trump in massive numbers. Now President-elect Joe Biden must find a way to reembrace the historic Obama-era opening with communist Cuba without ceding Florida to the Republicans in 2024.
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A man sits outside his family’s flooded home in Bajos de Choloma, Honduras, after Hurricane Iota. (Enncarni Pindado)
Weeks after the one-two punch of Eta and Iota, tens of thousands remain displaced. The impoverished country is appealing to the international community for aid.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed warned civilians in Mekele to “disarm, stay at home and stay away.”
Their online group —  nearly 1,500 people excitedly discussing the vaccine trial — is one of the quirkiest corners in the global race for a vaccine.
Peter Newsham is the latest experienced chief to resign or retire as jurisdictions nationwide reexamine the role of policing after widespread demonstrations for social and racial justice.
Local officials are pleading with residents to stay home for Thanksgiving and avoid gatherings.
The Ballou Majestic Knights perform during the 2011 Turkey Bowl. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
The Turkey Bowl has provided Thanksgiving football in D.C. for 50 years but won't in 2020 because of the coronavirus.
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LightStrike is a germ-zapping robot at San Antonio International Airport in Texas. Other airports are considering whether to invest in the $125,000 device.
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