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Nicola Sturgeon has she admitted she still “agonises” over decisions she has made during the course of the pandemic.Scotland’s first minister defended her decision to discharge elderly people from
Limited stock of the first drug shown to treat Covid-19 is arriving at hospitals, and location is a driving factor in whether a patient gets any as states, counties and hospitals use…
On a new boxed set, the forgotten punk band’s feral anguish sounds alarmingly rational.
Television star Lori Loughlin and her husband pleaded guilty to conspiring with a California college counselor in a $500,000 deal to pass off their two daughters as crew-team recruits to get them into USC.
Argentina is facing another sovereign-debt default on Friday as Latin America’s third-biggest economy grapples with a deep recession and a hard-currency squeeze exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
In a sign that oil markets are returning to relative normality, the once yawning gap between the price of an actual physical barrel of oil and futures prices has narrowed sharply.
Just as families of color have always had to socialize their children on matters of race, white parents need to socialize their children about race, too. Especially now.
The study found that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine given to 15,000 coronavirus patients raised the risk of heart problems while not helping against Covid-19.
There is a growing divide between those celebrating the end of restrictions and those fearful of Covid-19’s re-emergence. The reopening is in some ways turning out to be more difficult than the shutdown.
Once a novelty, the two-decade old Cleveland Park Listserv is among those fighting a novel problem.
The upheaval caused by the coronavirus had a devastating but uneven impact on the U.S. labor market last month, leaving more than one in five workers jobless in Nevada, Michigan and Hawaii,…
President Trump said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would be issuing new guidelines that designate all places of worship as essential, adding he would overrule any governor…
The federal judge ordered jail officials to come up with plans to increase testing and better protect inmates after a lawsuit was filed against the county corrections system.
Live Updates: White House Coronavirus Task Force Leader Says D.C. Region Has Highest Rate of Positive Test Results in U.S.www.washingtonpost.com -
See the latest coronavirus news and developments Friday in the Washington region.
Love her or hate her, Lionel Shriver is an author to be reckoned with. She has a gift for telling phrases, a talent driven home if you listen to every word of her dissection of a complacent
“Lawyers, I suppose, were children once,” is an inscription on a statue in the Inner Temple Gardens. Hard to believe, but nonetheless this quotation from a Charles Lamb essay is true, as Jane Gardam
The PDC Home Tour brought darts back to television, and has become strangely compelling, surprisingly intense and extremely goofy viewing.
Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the Surveillance State by Barton Gellman Review — American Heroes Don’t Live in Russiawww.thetimes.co.uk -
Seven years after the American spook tech geek Edward Snowden blew the whistle, sensationally, on the extent of online surveillance by his country’s intelligence agencies, there remains a marked lack
Teams could choose to attempt a fourth-and-15 play from their own 25-yard line when trailing in a game rather than try an onside kick.
I didn’t care about the race until I saw it live. No sporting event has left me more amazed.
Analysis | Tom Brady Is Getting ‘The Last Dance’ Treatment, but Is There as Big of an Audience for That?www.washingtonpost.com -
While the former Patriots quarterback has an inspirational story to tell, a docu-series based around him would seem to have a hard time whipping up the same fervor as the smash hit that…
One of the founders of the ATP, which has governed men’s tennis for decades, says it’s time for fundamental structural reform in the sport that places the men’s and women’s tours under the same umbrella.
The Call of Duty Endowment, which helps veterans find work after their military service, saw a 50-percent increase in veterans asking for help in March.
The Big Flower Fight(Netflix)What’s the Matter with Tony Slattery?(BBC Two)Climbing Blind(BBC Four)I’ve never liked flowers. Any flowers. They’re good for the bees, I suppose, but they make me sneeze
Roughly one quarter of the workforce in Nevada, Michigan and Hawaii are unemployed, and nearly every other state registered a record-high jobless rate last month, illustrating the historic,…
Where are you speaking from, I ask at the start of my video chat with Janelle Monáe. “I’m in the woods, actually,” the musician-turned-actress says, matter-of-factly. She nods to the forested backdrop
The national delinquency rate soared to 6.45 percent in April, with another 1.6 borrowers now past due on their home payments.
One’s an Inmate, and One’s a Guard. Coronavirus Binds Their Loved Ones — in Protest Against the State.www.washingtonpost.com -
In a hard-hit Tennessee community, the outbreak is forging new alliances among groups most vulnerable to its spread.
Fifteen percent of the dead in Brazil were younger than 50. That’s more than 10 times the percentage in Italy or Spain.
Beijing’s plans to put in place a sweeping national security law in Hong Kong have triggered fierce criticism in the United States but were met with a limited reaction in Europe.
Khashoggi’s fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, criticized the family statement, saying that “no one has the right to pardon his killers.”
Iran is warning of a looming confrontation with the United States. U.S. officials are downplaying talk of military action.
Analysis | the Daily 202: More Churches Rebel Against State Orders, as Trump Reverses Course on Releasing Reopening Guidelineswww.washingtonpost.com -
Revised CDC transmission guidance, without public notice, is the latest communications stumble.
Joe Biden questioning the blackness of black Trump supporters isn’t the way to win the black vote.