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Tensions simmer in Haiti amid funeral for assassinated president
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As the ceremonies began, Jovenel Moïse’s casket was draped with a flag and adorned with white flowers.
By Adam Taylor1 hour ago
Amazon to investigate discrimination after petition wins backing of hundreds of employees
By Jay Greene
A scandal-scarred Senate candidate wants a Trump endorsement. Some GOP advisers worry he’ll get it.
By Michael Scherer and Josh Dawsey 
Bolsonaro once said he’d stage a military takeover. Brazilians fear he could be laying the ground for one.
By Terrence McCoy and Gabriela Sá Pessoa 

Led by Ragnar Kjartansson as he performed in a bathtub, a group of musicians recorded “The Visitors” in 2012. (Elisabet Davids)
How a legendary, week-long house party produced an unlikely artistic triumph
Several musicians recorded “The Visitors” for a video installation that was hailed as a masterpiece when it appeared in 2012. But the past 18 months have recast the work as a prescient mirror for our current moment.
By Sebastian Smee, Gabriel Florit and Joanne Lee
Cleveland drops ‘Indians’ name, will rebrand MLB team as ‘Guardians’
By Chelsea Janes1 hour ago
Surfside’s debris has been cleared, but one victim is still missing. Her loved ones want answers.
By Brittany Shammas, Meryl Kornfield and Paulina Firozi 
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Naomi Osaka lights  cauldron to open Games
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U.S. gymnastics team skips Opening Ceremonies, holds private parade instead
By Emily Giambalvo
The celebration begins, but the doors are locked
By Barry Svrluga1 hour ago
Full scheduleEvents on TV today
What the fight between Fauci and Rand Paul is really about
Opinion by Josh Rogin
Biden’s free pre-K plan alone won’t achieve lasting gains for poor children
Opinion by Bruce Fuller
How law enforcement can weed out extremism within its ranks
Opinion by James Hohmann
Have Trump voters come down with a serious case of Snowflake Syndrome?
Opinion by Greg Sargent
This Biden nomination should reignite national debate on campus rape
Opinion by Megan McArdle
The GOP’s dangerous compact with extremism just became clearer
Opinion by Michael Gerson
Schedule, events and more
Among U.S. Olympians, 83 percent are vaccinated against coronavirus
Roughly 100 U.S. Olympians declined vaccination,  but the USOPC's top medical official expressed satisfaction with a "substantial" vaccination rate.
By Adam Kilgore
Tonga’s shirtless flag bearer is back, but this time he has competition
By Matt Bonesteel1 hour ago

Tokyo Olympics
A guide to what to watch each night, plus the biggest moments and our most interesting reads.
He’s coached LeBron, Kobe and Steph. Next up: Team Nigeria.
By Candace Buckner
A swimmer wanted her nursing baby in Tokyo. The rules were so ‘drastic,’ she chose to leave him home.
By Andrea Salcedo
Meet a few of the youngest Olympians in Tokyo, including a 12-year-old  table tennis player
By Roman Stubbs
Peacock’s Olympic TV schedule is limited. It’s all part of NBC’s plan.
By Matt Bonesteel
The Tokyo Olympics schedule, day by day
By Washington Post Staff
You got a coronavirus vaccine. But you still became infected. How did that happen?
By Ben Guarino
Percent of adults with at least one vaccine dose
Tracking vaccinations, state by state
By Naema Ahmed, Dan Keating, Garland Potts, Monica Ulmanu and Jessica Wolfrom 
What you need to know about the delta variant
By Lindsey Bever and Joel Achenbach 
How to stay safe as covid-19 cases from the delta variant are on the rise
By Kim Bellware
Cases and deaths across the U.S.
Cases and deaths around the world
The delta variant and kids: Parents’ questions answered
By Amy Joyce
CDC warns of ‘pivotal moment’ on delta variant
By Dan Diamond
Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park, a compact natural wonder
In reopened Paris, creative energy and festive euphoria set the mood
Where are masks required, what restrictions have been lifted and where you can still get a vaccine
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield. (Getty Images)
New Zealand suspends travel bubble with Australia
The quarantine-free travel corridor will close for eight weeks as a delta outbreak that began in Sydney imperils the nation’s earlier success in containing the pandemic.
By Rachel Pannett
Alabama’s GOP governor says ‘it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks’ for covid-19 spike
By Timothy Bella
The Daily 202Analysis
The NFL requires coronavirus vaccines without mandating coronavirus vaccines
By Olivier Knox43 minutes ago
Said barber Markeith Muskelly, “You go to work and you see someone get killed. How would it impact you?”
Thousands of bullets have been fired in this D.C. neighborhood. Fear is part of everyday life.
A rising number of shootings in cities nationwide has led to more deaths, left communities including the District struggling to quell gun violence and put residents on edge.
Story by Peter Hermann and John D. Harden | Photos by Michael S. Williamson51 minutes ago
Gunfire wounds two men along 14th Street near busy Logan Circle area
Fire at mansion believed to be owned by Beyoncé, Jay-Z investigated as possible arson
By Jennifer Hassan
Commuters at a bus stop in Colonie, N.Y., on July 14. (Cindy Schultz for The Post)
Cities are turning to supercharged bus routes to more quickly and cheaply expand transit services
By Ian Duncan
Mississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in upcoming case
By Robert Barnes
Dozens of nooses have shown up on construction sites. The culprits rarely face consequences.
By Taylor Telford
An auction house tried to sell Jewish artifacts looted during Holocaust. Federal agents just seized them.
By Jonathan Edwards
Post reporter Felicia Sonmez sues newspaper and top editors, alleging discrimination over past coverage ban
By Jeremy Barr
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Protesters in Tokyo march on Olympic Opening Ceremonies
Hundreds of protesters marched through Tokyo on July 23, opposing Olympic officials holding the games during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Democrats rally around Pelosi as GOP threatens payback for snub in Jan. 6 probe
Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s move to reject GOP appointments to a panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot won strong backing from House Democrats.
By Mike DeBonis, Jacqueline Alemany and Paul Kane 
Fact CheckerAnalysis
Fact-checking Biden’s town hall on CNN
By Salvador Rizzo
Trump’s PAC collected $75 million this year, but so far the group has not put money into pushing for the 2020 ballot reviews he touts
By Josh Dawsey and Rosalind S. Helderman 
Texas GOP lawmakers want 2020 election audit — but only in big counties that mostly went for Biden
By Eva Ruth Moravec
Despite paying little or no income tax, some companies have big plans to profit from infrastructure deal
By Todd C. Frankel
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Rep. Hank Johnson arrested at ‘Black Voters Matter’ protest for voting rights
By Amy B Wang
U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban officials following attacks on protesters
By Karen DeYoung
Veteran D.C.- area chief Thomas Manger chosen to lead U.S. Capitol Police
By Tom Jackman
Democrats continue to admonish FBI over handling of Kavanaugh complaints
By Eugene Scott
A tuk-tuk driver in Bangkok on July 21. Thailand reported a record number of new infections Friday. (AFP/Getty Images)
Surging virus cases in Asia spur new rules, travel bans
Surging coronavirus cases — in places such as Australia, Malaysia and Thailand — have been blamed on the more contagious delta variant.
By Erin Cunningham1 hour ago
‘A search for villains’: As Australia’s outbreak grows, so does covid shaming
By Michael E. Miller
South Korea’s chicken joints have their wings clipped by coronavirus surge
By Min Joo Kim
Wives of alleged Haiti assassins left in the dark, desperate for word or to repatriate bodies
By Ana Vanessa Herrero and Miriam Berger 
Floods have ravaged China this week. (AFP/Getty Images)
Visual Story
Summer of floods around the world: The connection behind deadly downpours
By Jennifer Hassan
Marooned in Matamoros
Dispatches reveal story of mom, children stuck in a border camp — and the U.S. immigration system
By Arelis R. Hernández and Ted Muldoon 
Tensions simmer in northern Haiti amid funeral for assassinated president
By Adam Taylor1 hour ago
Deadly riots in South Africa are a ‘huge tremor’ for Africa’s most renowned liberation party
By Lesley Wroughton and Max Bearak 
YouTube removes videos from Brazil’s Bolsonaro that spread coronavirus misinformation
By Miriam Berger
Some colleges ease up on pushing undergrads into picking majors right away
Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., is debuting a program to help students consider their strengths. (The Hechinger Report)
The idea bucks the trend of putting students on the fast track to careers.
By Jon Marcus
Wildfire smoke can drift across the country. Here’s how to protect yourself.
By Allyson Chiu and Lindsey Bever 
How to cool your home without relying on air conditioning
By Sarah Kaplan
More than 30 pelicans have been mysteriously maimed or killed in California. A $25,000 reward seeks answers.
By Jessica Lipscomb
A 14-year-old girl’s murder went unsolved for 32 years. A lab broke the case using just 15 human cells.
By Jaclyn Peiser
Unarmed 75-year-old Tasered without warning by Colorado officer: ‘What did I do?’
By Julian Mark
New York becomes sixth state in U.S. to ban child marriages
By Bryan Pietsch
Chinese prosecutor indicted in U.S. case targeting extralegal ‘Fox Hunt’ operation
By Shayna Jacobs
D.C., MD. & VA.
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200 fully vaccinated D.C. residents have tested positive for coronavirus
Officials said the 200 infections and four deaths show that vaccines have largely protected the more than 375,000 District residents who are fully vaccinated.
By Lola Fadulu and Ovetta Wiggins 
No vaccination card? No sitting in this restaurant.
By Petula Dvorak
Gunfire wounds two men along 14th Street near busy Logan Circle area
By Ellie Silverman and Clarence Williams 
The bullet casings in Marshall Heights: A Post analysis shows where the concentration of shootings are happening in D.C.
Steele forms exploratory committee for possible 2022 Md. gubernatorial bid
By Ovetta Wiggins
$34 million and a new sidewalk are bringing life to a small Virginia town
By Luz Lazo
Dozens gather to mourn death of Black transgender woman
By Nicole Asbury
Capital Weather Gang
D.C.-area forecast: One more day with comfortable air before summer surges back
By A. Camden Walker
Known coronavirus deaths and cases per 100,000
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La Bise adds a fun French touch to downtown Washington
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Finding these artful animals around Capitol Hill is as easy as ABC
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Chevy Chase, Md., condo is a showcase for art
Distinguished homes for sale in the D.C. region
Fixed mortgage rates are back down to February lows after sharp decline in bond yields and removal of unpopular refinance fee
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U.S. stocks extend rally into fourth day, even as delta concerns grow
The Dow pops 200 points at the open, putting it on track to end the week in positive territory after enduring its worst one-day loss of 2021.
By Taylor Telford1 hour ago
Crocs accuses Walmart, Hobby Lobby and nearly 20 other brands of copying its ‘iconic design’
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The next child tax credit payment date is Aug. 13. Here are some key things you should know.
By Michelle Singletary
Airlines not feeling effect of rising virus cases amid scramble to recruit and retrain workers
By Lori Aratani
Company hit by massive ransomware attack obtains key to unlock customer files
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A Thai health worker prepares a shot of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine Thursday in Bangkok. (AP)
Two doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines effective against delta variant, study says
By Erin Cunningham
‘Superbug’ fungus spread in D.C. and Dallas, health officials say
By Mike Stobbe | AP
Going to space for fun? You should be taxed, lawmaker says.
By Bryan Pietsch
CDC exploring options to get additional coronavirus doses for the immunocompromised
By Lena H. Sun
Fans celebrate the Milwaukee Bucks’ NBA championship Thursday. (Aaron Gas/AP)
Milwaukee celebrates NBA championship and ‘Bucks in Six Day’ with a parade
The parade’s conclusion is at Fiserv Forum, where the Bucks defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 to win their first NBA championship since 1971.
By Glynn A. Hill
ACC players and coaches discuss the new landscape of name, image and likeness
By Gene Wang
Jets assistant Greg Knapp dies at 58 after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle
By Des Bieler
Accomplished endurance athlete found dead near a summit in Yosemite National Park
By Des Bieler
NFL warns teams that covid outbreaks among unvaccinated players could cause forfeits
By Mark Maske
D.C. United starter Adrien Perez out after foot surgery, will miss significant time
By Steven Goff
Johnniqua Charles. (Kaci Merriweather-Harris for The Post)
From The Magazine
She accidentally provided the soundtrack to Biden victory memes. He could learn a lot from her story.
Johnniqua Charles’s detainment by a uniformed security guard became a viral sensation that speaks to the need for criminal justice reform.
By Piper Kerman
The quiet shame of parenting with a fear of vomiting
By Nikki Campo
What are the Sunday scaries, and how can you banish them?
By Angela Haupt
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Carolyn Hax: Grudge over the wedding-day seating chart enters Year 8, and counting
Your daughter-in-law's family sat at the head table. You were seated behind a stairwell — and she's the one who's angry.
Ask Amy: Post-divorce disclosure brings about dilemma
Miss Manners: Responses to ‘How are you?’ when you’re anything but fine
Elevating stories about women
Which pandemic habits are you keeping? Here’s how to think about it.
Ask Sahaj: I changed in the pandemic. What should I do if my friends don’t get it?
Endometriosis relief is already hard to come by. A common treatment may be causing patients more pain.
Who gets to define a place? In this New Delhi slum, it’s women’s voices that are being heard.
Darkside returns to lay claim to the title of best psychedelic rock band in the world
Nicolas Jaar, left, and Dave Harrington of Darkside. (Jed DeMoss)
The duo of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington disappeared after a momentous debut. They explain their absence and what’s behind the new “Spiral.”
By Jeff Weiss
The teen love triangle is a complicated TV tradition. ‘Never Have I Ever’ actually pulls it off.
By Sonia Rao
How Tig Notaro created a cartoon standup special about life, death and Dolly Parton
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New movies to stream this week: ‘How It Ends,’ ‘Settlers’ and more
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A sizzling exhibit crackles with creativity
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During a pandemic, the outdoors is the safest place you can be. But what if you hate nature?
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