Peru is an unincorporated community on the South Fork South Branch Potomac River in Hardy County, West Virginia, United States
The Winners of Our 3rd Annual Personal Narrative Essay Contest for Students
Eight short, powerful essays from teenagers about the moments, big and small, that have shaped them.
On Voting Rights, Democrats Say They Had to Go Down Swinging
Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, chose to plunge ahead because of the importance of the issue even after the outcome became preordained.
?I Will Not Sit Quietly?: 3 Black Senators in Spotlight on Voting Rights
Senators Cory Booker, Tim Scott and Raphael Warnock brought vastly different perspectives to proceedings that highlighted the Senate?s striking lack of diversity.
With Broad Safety Net Bill Stalled, Democrats Weigh What to Salvage
As discussions resumed over how to whittle down the plan, Senator Joe Manchin, a key holdout, said any talks would be starting with ?a clean sheet of paper.?
N.C.A.A. Reorganizes Around New Constitution That Shifts Power to Universities
The organizing body in college sports also adopted new rules for transgender athletes to mirror other elite sports in the United States.
Biden the Negotiator Confronts the Cold Reality of Capitol Hill Gridlock
President Biden will retreat from fruitless negotiations with lawmakers and instead emphasize his power to govern, senior White House advisers said.
Reporter Is Hit by Car on Air, Striking Nerve With TV Journalists
TV reporters, responding to footage of a West Virginia journalist being hit by an S.U.V., said stations should be more careful about sending reporters out alone.
The Best Place to Raise a Family
A new study considered dozens of data points to rank all 50 U.S. States for child rearing.
?Build Back Better? Hit a Wall, but Climate Action Could Move Forward
Some Democrats want to forge ahead with a stand-alone climate bill, but their solution could mean abandoning other parts of President Biden?s agenda.
After a day of debate, the voting rights bill is blocked in the Senate.
Without the votes to change Senate rules, Democrats had no avenue for overcoming a Republican filibuster against legislation intended to offset new state voting restrictions.