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White House struggles to limit gas shortage’s political damage
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Casualties in Gaza and Israel rise as Israeli troops stand by
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What weapons do Palestinian militants have? Are they powerful?
As rival gangs of Jews and Arabs clash on streets, fears mount of irreparable damage to Israeli society
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Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg signals he will plead guilty in federal case, in possible deal with prosecutors
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Pelosi said latest GOP denials of Jan. 6 insurrection ‘fell into the range of sick’
Biden to meet with Senate GOP on infrastructure, with no clear bipartisan path forward
By Seung Min Kim and Tony Romm
A sprawling investigation: What we know so far about the Capitol riot suspects
By Devlin Barrett, Abigail Hauslohner, Spencer S. Hsu and Ashlyn Still
Hundreds of people stormed the Capitol. Most won’t face hefty prison terms, legal experts say.
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Policing in America
Police shootings of children spark new outcry, calls for training to deal with adolescents in crisis
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Gaetz associate signals he will plead guilty in federal case, a worrisome development for the congressman
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CORONAVIRUS DEVELOPMENTS
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Leader of a top teachers union to call for schools to fully open in fall
Analysis: Office microaggressions can make remote work more appealing
D.C. has started vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds
Biden announces $7.4 billion to hire more public health workers amid pandemic
OPINIONS
Biden wants to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war. It will be even harder this time.
Opinion by Jennifer Rubin
The GOP has lost its way. Fellow Americans, join our new alliance.
Opinion by Charlie Dent, Mary Peters, Denver Riggleman, Michael Steele and Christine Todd Whitman
Get used to ranked-choice voting. It works.
Opinion by Karen Tumulty
The great Trump whitewash is underway. Kevin McCarthy’s big lie confirms it.
Opinion by Greg Sargent
Indoor dining must return. Just not the way we knew it.
Opinion by Corby Kummer, José Andrés, Rick Bayless and Russell Jackson
Here’s how to ensure Afghan women are protected after the U.S. withdrawal
Opinion by Jeanne Shaheen and Angelina Jolie
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YOUR LIFE AT HOME
Why 2021 will be the year of the travel agent
New movies to stream this week: ‘Us Kids,’ ‘Los Hermanos/The Brothers’ and more
Large events can be cesspools of germs. Here’s why we ache for them, anyway.
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Roughly 900,000 people could see severe cuts in jobless aid
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More than half could lose their checks entirely after 13 GOP governors announced plans to cut short their participation in federal stimulus programs, part of a campaign to combat what GOP leaders see as a national worker shortage.
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Ellen DeGeneres opens up about toxic workplace claims, says media coverage felt ‘misogynistic,’ ‘orchestrated’
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The National Gallery is back. And it’s done being subtle about its brand and mission.
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POLITICS
Disappointing jobs report, inflation bump hit White House at crucial moment for Biden policy agenda
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Lackluster hiring and a surge in prices have galvanized Republican complaints about the president’s economic stewardship as he tries to secure a legacy-defining set of domestic spending proposals.
By Jeff Stein, Rachel Siegel and Andrew Van Dam
Israel-Hamas fighting tests Biden, exposes party’s rifts
By Anne Gearan and John Hudson
Pentagon chief under Trump attributes Capitol breach to ‘organized conspiracy’
By Karoun Demirjian and Devlin Barrett
More young voters, more Asian voters, but gender gap persists: What census data says about 2020
By Scott Clement and Daniela Santamariña
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McCarthy pushes out Liz Cheney, then pushes bipartisanship at the White House
By Paul Kane
Meet the men behind the effort to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom
By James Cornsilk
Tracking Biden appointees
By Harry Stevens and Madison Walls
WORLD
Their parents were dying of covid in India. For 12 frantic days, two sisters tried to save them.
By Ruby Mellen
As rival gangs of Jews and Arabs clash on streets, fears mount of irreparable damage to Israeli society
By Miriam Berger1 hour ago
A significant cyclone may form in Indian Ocean and affect Mumbai
By Matthew Cappucci21 minutes ago
Germany’s rising Green party echoes many U.S. policies. That could rattle pipeline plans from Russia.
By Loveday Morris
Widespread blackouts hit Taiwan after power plant trips
By Eva Dou and Pei Lin Wu
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The battle for Myanmar is far from over
By Adam Taylor
Uruguay, once a coronavirus model, struggles against a deadly wave
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NATIONAL
University of South Carolina president resigns after plagiarism incident
University of South Carolina President Bob Caslen in July 2019. (AP)
Bob Caslen, president of the University of South Carolina and a retired Army general, had quoted another military leader without attribution.
By Nick Anderson1 hour ago
Body-cam footage shows Capitol rioter celebrating as D.C. cop is beaten and Tasered: ‘I got one!’
By Tim Elfrink
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Long lines, high prices and fisticuffs: The 1970s gas shortages fueled bedlam in America
By Reis Thebault
He wanted to steal gas for his pickup, police said. So he drilled into U-Hauls and caused a spill.
By Andrea Salcedo
Derek Chauvin qualifies for a longer sentence in George Floyd’s murder, judge rules
By Holly Bailey
Protester says his LAPD officer uncle told police to fire projectiles at him
By Derek Hawkins
St. Croix refinery halts operations after raining oil on local residents once again
By Juliet Eilperin
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine seeks to incentivize coronavirus vaccines with chance to win $1 million
By Colby Itkowitz
D.C., MD. & VA.
Vaccinations of 12-to-15-year-olds underway in D.C. region
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After CDC approval on Wednesday, local officials and some parents rush to get younger teens vaccinated.
By Michael Brice-Saddler and Julie Zauzmer
Virginia attorney general says state aims to protect historic River Farm as donor wished
By Fredrick Kunkle
Plunging case rates spur cautious optimism in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. But experts say the crisis is far from over.
By Rebecca Tan and John D. Harden34 minutes ago
Maryland scales back most controversial part of Beltway toll lanes plan
By Katherine Shaver
Released early after a murder conviction, man is charged in new homicide
By Paul Duggan, Keith L. Alexander and Peter Hermann
Mother of missing baby tells activist the child died and she disposed of body
By Peter Hermann
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D.C.-area forecast: Pleasantly mild through the weekend with plenty of sun
By David Streit
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GOING OUT GUIDE
Happy hour again: These are the new outdoor bars you might have missed over the last year
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The best things to do — virtually and in person — while social distancing in the D.C. area
By Fritz Hahn and Anying Guo
After a year away, the DC Improv opens its doors for socially distanced stand-up
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REAL ESTATE
‘Together as a family’: Multigenerational living rises in pandemic
Mortgage rates moved lower once again, but don’t expect them to stay down for long
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BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY
Many in Hollywood are cheering a hiatus for the Golden Globes. Those who count the dollars are less sure.
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A Washington Post analysis found that over the past 15 years, winning a Golden Globes award for best dramatic film brought in an additional $6 million in box office receipts the weekend after the Globes, compared with the previous weekend.
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Tesla stops accepting bitcoin, citing ‘great cost to the environment.’ The cryptocurrency’s value sank.
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Perspective
Microaggressions at the office can make remote work even more appealing
By Karla L. Miller
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Facebook’s scaled-back digital currency ambitions highlight cost of political scrutiny
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HEALTH & SCIENCE
Large events can be cesspools of germs. Here’s why we ache for them, anyway.
By Galadriel Watson
The Health 202Analysis
Congress is inching forward on legislation to lower U.S. maternal mortality
By Paige Winfield Cunningham
Urban heat waves, loss of Alaskan permafrost signal intensifying climate change, EPA finds in report delayed by Trump officials
By Dino Grandoni and Brady Dennis
Upon further review, 2020 tied a record for the most major hurricanes in the Atlantic
By Matthew Cappucci
SPORTS
Northwestern AD resigns after outcry over his promotion despite lawsuit by former cheerleader
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"I do not want to be a distraction to our incredible men and women," said Mike Polisky, who is among four defendants named in a Title IX lawsuit brought by a former Northwestern cheerleader.
By Des Bieler
The 2021 NFL schedule is out. Check out this year’s must-see games.
By Mark Maske
Washington’s schedule includes three prime-time games and matchups with Chiefs and Bucs
Analysis
Two horses that can beat Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit at the Preakness Stakes
By Neil Greenberg
Analysis
Goaltending is the Capitals’ biggest playoff weakness, but Peter Laviolette may provide some hope
By Neil Greenberg
A’ja Wilson had a rebirth, Liz Cambage is healthy, and Las Vegas is among the WNBA favorites
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LIFESTYLE
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Yelled at your kids? Here’s why you should let go of that shame.
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The calmer and less reactive we are, the more effective our parenting responses become. In the worthy pursuit of yelling less, however, it may help us reach that goal if we feel less guilt when we inevitably yell.
By Emily Edlynn
The Lily
More than 200 people told us what’s been mansplained to them, from periods to powerlifting
By Janay Kingsberry
Inspired LifePerspective
A young person wrote a poem about pandemic despair. It gave me hope.
By John Kaag
ADVICE
Carolyn Hax: New fiance questions her prominent role at ex’s mother’s funeral
Ask Amy: Husband claims slur is ‘just a word’
Miss Manners: Responding to rude questions about vaccine eligibility
THE LILY
Elevating stories about women
Beauty routines changed in the pandemic. What will happen when we reemerge?
The link between intimate partner violence and mass shootings
I got sober during the pandemic. What will happen when my friends meet this version of me?
How to better support survivors of domestic violence in a pandemic, according to experts
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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There’s rhythm in this Piet Mondrian masterpiece. Is there also code?
The Dutch painter's "Broadway Boogie-Woogie" shows how his art reduced empirical things to a binary language of vertical and horizontal lines.
By Sebastian Smee
Book Review
‘A Lonely Man’ is an elegant suspense novel in the tradition of the ‘The Third Man’
By Maureen Corrigan
TV Review
‘The Underground Railroad’ is traumatic, unflinching and relentless. It is also beautiful, must-see TV.
By Bethonie Butler
Movie Reivew
‘Saw’ sequel ‘Spiral’ is a throwback — for better and for worse
By Michael O'Sullivan
Book Review
Forget the bestseller list: These lesser-known works deserve your attention
By Michael Dirda
Movie Review
Girl meets movie star in ‘Finding You,’ a surprisingly unaffected Y.A. love story
By Michael O'Sullivan
FOOD
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A tandoori-style marinade leads to boldly seasoned, moist and tender grilled chicken
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A crispy cauliflower recipe with lemon-mustard dressing proves a cutlet is what you make of it
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8 tips about Asian cooking from Martin Yan, Grace Young and other experts
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5 bright, crunchy side salads to perk up any meal
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TRAVEL
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Bought a bike during the pandemic? Time to go bikepacking.
By Michael Loria16 minutes ago
Why 2021 will be the year of the travel agent
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CDC lifts some mask rules for vaccinated cruise passengers
By Hannah Sampson
A maskless airline passenger blew his nose into a blanket. He now faces a $10,500 fine.
By Hannah Sampson
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