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The certification on Monday in Wisconsin and Arizona of President-elect Joe Biden’s victories in the battleground states dealt a fresh blow to President Trump's quest to overturn results as a chorus of Republicans and Democrats offered support for the election’s integrity.
Neera Tanden, president and chief executive of the Center for American Progress, speaks at a conference in 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)
Several GOP senators said that Tanden, who has regularly clashed with Republicans, could run into trouble during confirmation hearings because of her  “partisan” background.
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Kemp was once Public Enemy No. 1 for Democrats when it came to voter fraud claims. But he's not the only self-styled fraud watchdog who has refused to go along with Trump's charade.
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Samuel Little says he killed 93 people, preying on women from the margins of society. Again and again, police across the country failed to stop him.
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Over four years, the first lady has come into her own. Her place is on a pedestal — alone. She seems perfectly content there. And that reassures her supporters.
There is little doubt that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sees the crippling of Iran’s advancing nuclear capacity as Israel’s top security priority.
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Officials said the Washington-area transit agency must make drastic cuts to survive the next fiscal year as fare revenue projections look bleak.
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The wave of online shopping during the coronavirus pandemic forced Amazon to grow and adapt its logistics operations.
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A cattle farm on Highway 11 in Jasper County, Ga. (Audra Melton for The Post)
Newton has become brighter blue. Jasper is deeper red. Density, diplomas and diversity explain why.
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Trump’s communications team on Sunday took issue with a Washington Post report about President-elect Joe Biden’s new all-female senior communications team. Its argument: We actually did it first.
Three lower courts have ruled against the president, and a fourth said the time was not ripe for a decision on the question’s merits.
Parnas, whose ties to Rudolph W. Giuliani became a focal point in President Trump’s impeachment, is accused of defrauding investors in a start-up that claimed to offer fraud-protection services. 
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It's not just the fringe outlets carrying his water. President Trump’s claims are also not vetted on Fox News.
In response to villagers capturing one of their own, Boko Haram gunmen on motorbikes stormed the village of Koshobe on Saturday, killing at least 110 people in one of the region’s deadliest attacks in years.
The incident comes amid a national debate about the value of filming officers on active duty.
Agnes Chow at the West Kowloon Magistrates’ Courts in Hong Kong on Nov. 23, where she faced charges stemming from protests in 2019. (AP)
The corpses of culled so-called “zombiemink” surfaced because of improper burial in Denmark. So far, no mutation has been detected in U.S. minks, and health and agricultural experts agree the risk of humans contracting the virus from minks is low.
Leslie and Patricia McWaters’s daughter said they felt “extremely regretful” for not taking the coronavirus more seriously.
Joseph Varon hugs a patient in the covid-19 intensive-care unit on Thanksgiving Day at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston. (Go Nakamura/Getty Images)
The photographer who shot the image, Go Nakamura, said he hoped seeing the moment would bring to light the reality of what is happening inside hospitals during the pandemic.
While it could be weeks before the region sees the effect of Thanksgiving travel, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) pointed to a nationwide jump in cases that is still being felt in the nation’s capital.
Any bill that hasn’t received initial approval by the end of Tuesday’s legislative meeting will be dead for the year, though it can be revived in a future session.
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Monday’s storm was the seventh time in 2020 that the city has had at least two inches of rain in one day. That’s a record for a calendar year, surpassing the previous mark of six such days in 1886 and 1878.
Weekly unemployment statistics have been plagued by backlogs, fraud and inconsistent data reporting state by state, making them a seriously flawed measurement, the GAO said.
Investors were bullish on promising vaccine news, the formal start of the White House transition and the selection of Janet Yellen to head Treasury.
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