Roald Dahl, the author of children's classics such as "James and the Giant Peach" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," believed in stories that enthralled young readers, getting them to love books for a lifetime.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) released an initial timeline and other details about the double murder last week of a mother and son who belong to a powerful legal family from South Carolina's Lowcountry.
The Israeli military struck targets in Gaza overnight Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement, citing incendiary balloons launched from Gaza earlier in the day. According to reports in Israeli media, incendiary balloons launched from Gaza sparked multiple fires in southern Israel.
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order Tuesday that prohibits public universities and community colleges from mandating COVID-19 tests, vaccines and masks for students to participate in learning. The decision comes days after Ducey criticized a recent announcement from Arizona State University that outlined COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming school year.
The controversial directive for New York nursing homes to admit COVID-19 patients increased the death toll among residents — and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s claims otherwise have been disproven, according to a New York State Bar Association report exclusively obtained by The Post.
A top Army leader defended the Pentagon's response to the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, telling a House panel Tuesday that the National Guard was delayed for hours because they had to properly prepare for the deployment and that senior military leaders had determined beforehand that there was "no role for the U.S. military in determining the outcome of an American election."
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will introduce a measure Thursday to ban alcohol sales after midnight in an effort to address the serious "nuisance issues" near liquor stores after reaching a compromise with other elected leaders that saw her back off an earlier closing time.
Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are the latest to push new state-level voting restrictions, with a key state House committee on Tuesday advancing a major election overhaul bill that the state's Democratic governor blasted as "extreme."
Congressional investigators ruled Tuesday that President Biden's decision to freeze more than $1 billion in border wall funds didn't violate budgetary law, though Republican lawmakers strenuously objected.
President Biden took a moment to attack efforts by GOP-led states to restrict voting as he arrived in Geneva, Switzerland on the eve of his highly anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
As President Biden heads into the summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a bipartisan group of Senate lawmakers is calling on the president to raise the issue of directed-energy microwave incidents targeting U.S. diplomats and top national security and CIA officials.
A protester parachuted into Munich's Allianz Arena moments before the start of the Euro 2020 match between Germany and France on Tuesday, injuring several people who were hospitalized, according to European football governing body UEFA.
The Biden administration on Tuesday made tens of thousands of Central American immigrants in the U.S. eligible to petition for their children to come to the country legally as part of an effort to discourage youths from journeying to the southern border.
President Biden's much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will be Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland, following the end of the NATO summit and Mr. Biden's first G-7 conference. The two men are expected to first meet at roughly 1 p.m. local time in Geneva, or 7 a.m. ET and shake hands before going into a conference.
Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday backed efforts to give pathways to citizenship for some illegal immigrants on the 9th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program – as Republicans hammered her response to the crisis at the southern border.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem slammed President Biden on Tuesday after his administration unveiled plans to host an Independence Day fireworks display at the White House, weeks after federal officials rejected her bid to host a similar event at Mount Rushmore.
Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights were canceled in the past 24 hours due to a series of technical issues, the airline said, leaving passengers distraught in airports across the country. By Tuesday afternoon, the most recent ground stop had been lifted and Southwest said it was "in the process of resuming normal operations."
More Americans support making Juneteenth — the annual commemoration of when enslaved people in the U.S. were officially informed of their freedom — a national holiday than oppose the idea, according to a Gallup poll published on Tuesday. Even more Americans who were surveyed said the origins of Juneteenth should be a part of public school curricula in the U.S.
Joe Biden's showdown with Russia's Vladimir Putin on Wednesday is one of the most critical summits of recent times, and not just because relations between the two nations -- which together own 90% of the world's nuclear weapons -- have plummeted to post-Cold War lows.
Olympic runner Shelby Houlihan has been banned from the sport for four years following a positive test for a component found in anabolic steroids after she says she ate a pork burrito that she believes caused the false positive.
More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study.
Senate Democratic leaders, facing skepticism from liberals about the direction of bipartisan infrastructure talks, plan to formally begin a process that would allow them to pass President Joe Biden's signature policy agenda along straight party lines.