Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
If Congress doesn't act, the government will shut down Oct. 1. But Republicans have expressed opposition to helping Democrats raise the debt limit, and it's unclear whether the new budget plan has the votes to pass.
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The Adams Morgan plaza has been at the center of a years-long battle over whether the parcel belongs to a corporation or the public. Now the bank that owns it is warning people to leave by Wednesday.
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Americans and even Republicans overwhelmingly oppose the “bounty” aspect of the law — even as GOP lawmakers feel pressure to emulate Texas’s approach.
Trump Organization chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg, center, appeared in court Monday. (AP)
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves an election campaign stop in Burnaby, British Columbia on Sept. 16. (Carlos Osorio/Reuters)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hoped to win a decisive parliamentary majority. But he could now be on the brink of losing power.
Syrian and Iraqi women are seen near the market in al-Hol, a camp housing displaced people in Hasakah province in northeast Syria. (Nicole Tung for The Post)
Since January, more than 70 people have been killed inside northeast Syria’s al-Hol camp as fanatics enforce strictures and settle scores. The killings have taken on a creeping sense of inevitability, guards say, and no one admits to hearing them, let alone knowing who is responsible.
Mount Cumbre Vieja erupts on the island of La Palma on Sept. 19. (AFP via Getty Images)
The Windy Fire burns in Sequoia National Forest, Calif., on Sept. 19. (Noah Berger/AP)
Offshore winds are increasing fire danger in California again, including to the state’s beloved sequoias.
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D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee was vaccinated in January. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
Eligible D.C. student-athletes must also be vaccinated to participate in school sports.
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The Cowboys earned a hard-fought win over the Chargers to improve to 1-1. (Kyusung Gong/AP)
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Sales of electric bikes are up. But riders of the fast, heavy bicycles need to watch out for pedestrians and other cyclists on the trail, and for cars on the road.
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