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April Christina Curley, a former diversity recruiter at Google. (Bridget Bennett for The Post)
The company tried to recruit engineers by partnering with HBCUs. But critics who say Google underinvested in Black students are challenging it to reexamine its assumptions, which were replicated across the industry.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform wants details from Johnson & Johnson, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health about the deductions, which would lower the cost of a proposed $26 billion settlement.
Mazen al-Hamada became a poster boy for the suffering of Syrian torture victims after escaping to Europe. He has since disappeared, leaving friends and family to agonize over what prompted him to return to his tormentors.
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The mission for the 5,200-strong force, established in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol, is slated to end March 12. Pentagon officials said the extension request has been received by the Defense Department and will be considered by Army officials and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
A series of major earthquakes struck a fault line north of New Zealand.
President Biden, center left, Vice President Harris, left, and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, second from right, meet with lawmakers at the White House. (AP)
Despite talk of bipartisanship, a leading Republican said Democrats can’t use infrastructure legislation to enact a Green New Deal.
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A migrant family crosses the border into El Paso on Feb. 26. (AP)
FEMA support would be primarily aimed at testing and potentially quarantining family groups and adults before their release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has not signed off on the plan, which requires state approval.
Minimal information about the city's move to a new system for scheduling coronavirus vaccine appointments has left D.C. residents wondering where their place in line will be.
The former chief of the Laurel Police Department was charged Wednesday for allegedly committing arson and attempted murder. (Prince George's County Police)
Investigators say they began to draw connections to ex-Laurel police chief David Crawford after Prince George’s released evidence seeking tips in 2019.
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Actor Patrick Page (‘Hadestown’) performs a streaming version of his one-man show for the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
Virtual film festivals, streaming concerts and socially distanced events offer escapes during the coronavirus pandemic.
Stocks fell sharply Thursday after the Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell said prices were likely to increase later this year, even as he cautioned that any inflation would be short-lived.
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