Touting criticized study, White House presses FDA to authorize hydroxychloroquine — again

Trade adviser Peter Navarro leads the effort with support from others, including Rudy Guiliani, the president’s lawyer, and Laura Ingraham’s show on Fox News.
A view of Harvard Yard earlier this week. (Getty Images)
A view of Harvard Yard earlier this week. (Getty Images)

After ICE cracks down on online learning, international students scramble for backup plans

Students studying here on visas are grappling with choices as they wonder whether the pandemic will again force classes fully online this fall.

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Focus on reasons, schedule exercise, embrace “good enough” and be creative.
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Trump complains in private about pandemic hurting him

In lengthy monologues, President Trump portrays the pandemic, a stalled economy and deep-seated racial unrest as happening to him rather than to the country.

Time to shut down again? As cases surge, a growing chorus makes the case.

Governors face pressure from public health experts and local leaders to reimpose stay-at-home orders as the only way to gain control of outbreaks that threaten to send the death count rocketing.
Executive chef Jocelyn Law-Yone and her daughter, Simone Jacobson, co-owners of Thamee, in front of their restaurant. (Laura Chase de Formigny for The Post)
Executive chef Jocelyn Law-Yone and her daughter, Simone Jacobson, co-owners of Thamee, in front of their restaurant. (Laura Chase de Formigny for The Post)

Thamee got national acclaim for its Burmese food. Now it wants to become a model for racial justice.

The mother-daughter team behind Thamee wants everything it does to raise the profile of “Black and brown makers, farmers, entrepreneurs and others.”
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Trump says he’s ‘looking at’ pardoning Roger Stone

With the latest comments, the president continued to build suspense over whether he will intervene on behalf of his former aide and longtime confidant.

Trump says doctors were ‘very surprised’ by his ‘unbelievable’ results on a cognitive test

The president's boasts continue his long-standing preoccupation with defending his mental acumen.
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These 4 poll numbers are looking ominous for Trump and the GOP

Most public polls are consistent in showing President Trump running well behind his 2016 numbers almost uniformly across the country.
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Biden follows his party to the left

The former vice president has welcomed a shift away from the careful politics Democrats deployed for decades to mollify suburban voters.

Rep. Crenshaw questions Sen. Duckworth’s values after her remarks on Washington statues

At an online Trump campaign event, Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw suggested veterans would listen to "a general message that the left stands for the destruction of America, and the right doesn’t."
President Trump speaks at a rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
President Trump speaks at a rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)

Trump delays Saturday rally in New Hampshire because of weather, White House says

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters that the event would be postponed by a week or two because of a forecast for a “big storm.” Forecasts currently do not call for a storm to hit coastal New Hampshire.
A Turkish court's ruling Friday about Istanbul's Hagia Sophia overruled a 1934 decree. (Reuters)

Turkish court clears path for Hagia Sophia museum to become a mosque again

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree after the court decision ordering the site to be reopened for worship.
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The pandemic and the dawn of an ‘Asian Century’

The pandemic may mark the moment the world’s preeminent superpower had to relinquish a certain vision of its own primacy as other countries — especially some rising powers in Asia — led the way.

U.K. lifts travel restrictions for dozens of countries, but U.S. arrivals still require 14-day self isolation

The lightened rules free up residents of Britain to travel.

Tropical Storm Fay is deluging Mid-Atlantic coast

On Friday morning, Fay was drenching the Delmarva and New Jersey, and was hours away from New York City as its circulation continued to churn north.
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Vietnamese counterinsurgency specialist dies at 96

Chau, who died of complications from covid-19, was a soldier and politician who became an influential American ally and spent more than two years at a communist “re-education” camp in the 1970s. He later fled with his family to the United States.
President Trump talks to reporters about Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 4, 2019. (AP)
President Trump talks to reporters about Hurricane Dorian on Sept. 4, 2019. (AP)

Investigation rebukes Commerce Dept. for siding with Trump over forecasters during Hurricane Dorian

The inspector general’s delayed and harshly critical report lays out how political pressure from the White House led to a poorly crafted and unsigned statement from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last September.
In late March, Interstate 495 near Tysons Corner had only sparse traffic. Across the nation, demand for gasoline has been falling by hundreds of millions of gallons each day. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
In late March, Interstate 495 near Tysons Corner had only sparse traffic. Across the nation, demand for gasoline has been falling by hundreds of millions of gallons each day. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)

Reeling from the loss of gas tax revenue, states are deferring billions of dollars of transportation projects

State transportation departments say $50 billion is needed to prop up their already shaky infrastructure.

Virtual try-ons are replacing fitting rooms during the pandemic

Name review brings die-hard Redskins fans anger, sadness and relief

While some vow not to root for the team under a new name, others say they believe a change is necessary.
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Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) makes a campaign stop this week in Woodstock, Ga. (Erik S. Lesser / EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)
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Kelly Loeffler chose pandering over principle, and WNBA players won’t forget

The Georgia senator wanted to be part of the league until that meant standing with players on issues of inclusion and equality.

UFC athlete in bar-fight video must complete alcohol abuse treatment

Video surfaced this week of Mike Perry punching a man at a Texas restaurant and repeatedly using a racial slur.

MLB flew Dominican players to U.S. for restart but did not test them for coronavirus first

Six Nationals players are in isolation after taking an MLB-chartered flight from the Dominican Republic to Miami.

Wimbledon to pay players who would have qualified for canceled tournament

The All England club took out a pandemic insurance policy, allowing it to hand out prize money for an event that didn’t take place.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) walks past the controversial Emancipation statue in Lincoln Park. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) walks past the controversial Emancipation statue in Lincoln Park. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)

For Eleanor Holmes Norton, new urgency for long-fought battles

D.C.’s nonvoting representative in Congress is pushing to remove the Emancipation statue from Lincoln Park.

A white restaurateur told a black customer not to wear an ‘I can’t breathe’ shirt. A boycott followed.

Protesters at the Fish Market of Maryland in Clinton say their efforts are linked to bigger issues in majority-black Prince George’s County.

In D.C. wards hit hardest by covid-19, sending kids to school is a risk some parents won’t take

Fearful of the virus, which has spiked in some states and is creeping back up in the District, they don’t want their kids in school at all.
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Akua’s “Lucid Dreams” is one memorable cut from “HOA010.” (Tyler Jones)
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A new generation of black artists is reclaiming the roots of techno music

How the HAUS of ALTR label is fighting “white supremacy in electronic music.”
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“P-Valley” takes place in a fictional Mississippi town and follows the strippers at a club called Pynk. (Tina Rowden/Starz)
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Let’s make it rain for Starz’s ‘P-Valley,’ an evocative series about a Southern strip club

Creator Katori Hall takes us to “P-Valley,” where pole dancers define their own dignity.

Kennedy Center to commission anti-racism works, expand programs for black artists and audiences

New initiatives will be led by the National Symphony Orchestra and Washington National Opera.
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(Tom McCorkle for The Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Post)

Keep your kitchen cool by moving your roasts out onto the grill

Rest your oven by making this roast outdoors.
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At the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve, socially distanced stargazing

This remote 1,416-square-mile territory boasts the clearest skies in the continental United States.
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