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The Food and Drug Administration also authorized people getting a booster shot different from their original dose of the vaccine. Boosters of the two vaccines could be available as early as Friday.

The vote was 49 to 51; 60 were needed for it to advance. The new bill, written to satisfy concerns raised by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), was a scaled-down version of a proposal that Republicans blocked earlier this year.

Kickers Justin Tucker, Greg Joseph and Younghoe Koo have won games this season. (AFP/Getty Images, AP)

Over the past two decades, NFL teams scored a little more than 13 percent of the time when getting the ball with less than two minutes left in a one-score game. This season, offenses have scored on almost 30 percent of such drives.

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe could face life in prison for allegedly trying to sell secrets about advanced nuclear submarines. They have a court hearing Wednesday. Who were the Annapolis couple before their arrest?

Prosecutors in Westchester County have subpoenaed tax records related to former president Donald Trump's club, signaling a previously unknown criminal inquiry into the Trump Organization.

Laundrie was reported missing shortly before the remains of his fiancee, Gabby Petito, were found in Wyoming on Sept. 19.

Former teachers Lanee Higgins, Stephen Lane and Peggy McAloon. (Stephen Voss for The Post)

Seven educators explain how the pandemic drove them to finally say: Enough is enough. While their specific reasons for resigning vary, they are now united by the act of walking away.

The White House said that if the vaccine is authorized for use on children, doses will be "quickly distributed and made conveniently and equitably available to families across the country."

(Joyce Koh/The Washington Post)

The Texas senator could be "holding" up to 40 of the president's picks by week's end.

(Library of Congress)

In the War of 1812, a House probe into the burning of federal buildings did not produce accountability.

The new missile appeared to be a tactical weapon showing its readiness to confront Japan and South Korea, as well as the U.S.

People wear face masks while sitting on a bus in London on Wednesday. (Alberto Pezzali/AP)

There could be "a profound crisis over the next three months" if the government doesn't change course, one expert warns.

Louisville police went to Taylor's apartment on the night of the fatal raid on suspicion that she was connected to ex-boyfriend Jamarcus Glover's alleged drug activity.

Border Patrol agents process migrants in Roma, Tex., on Oct. 1. (Reuters)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection data obtained by The Post shows authorities took more than 1.7 million migrants into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border during the 2021 fiscal year. That leaves the Biden administration in an awkward position as it increasingly relies on Mexico to tighten enforcement.

Lobbyists from industry associations and unions, as well as some private anti-vaccine individuals, are lining up to take meetings with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is in the process of finalizing the rule that will apply to some 80 million workers.

An attendee tries on Oculus Go goggles in 2018 during F8, Facebook's developer conference in San Jose, Calif. (AP)

The company has long tried to change the subject to distract the world from its problems. Now it is reportedly planning to rebrand itself with a name change, according to a report in the Verge.

The District of Columbia suit was filed in 2018 and stems from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

The transit agency pulled more than half its rail fleet, slashing service as more riders were slowly returning.

A Virginia law repealing a ban on collective bargaining for government employees has allowed local government workers to negotiate pay, hours and working conditions.

Remote learning was a disaster for hundreds of thousands of students in danger of dropping out. Now Corey Byrd and others like him are struggling to get back on track.

Story by Peter Jamison | Photos by Michael Blackshire

The D.C. quartet is performing at Pie Shop on Oct. 23.

"Pop's ultimate late bloomers" has a new album and an upcoming gig at Blues Alley.

Lucy Dacus, Morta Skuld, Yves Tumor, Arlo Parks and Quicksand perform this week.

The creep toward robot umps often appears inevitable, especially after a dizzying, draining night of high-stakes baseball like Tuesday.

Dustin Hopkins missed a 42-yard field goal in a loss to Kansas City. (John McDonnell/The Post)

Hopkins holds franchise records for highest field-goal percentage (84.0 percent) and most field goals from 50 or more yards (14). Blewitt has never appeared in an NFL regular season game.

(Linnea Bullion for The Post)

Some are thicker than others. Some bill themselves as being greener. Some try to mask your stinky garbage with the scent of faux cherry blossoms. So how do you choose one?

By Washington Post staff

Her exes cheated on her. Now she insists her current partner is unfaithful, too, and is demanding passwords for all accounts.

Abuser swore victim to secrecy and years later says nothing happened.

Should the door be open or closed when bathroom is unoccupied?

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