The Trump administration is spending tax dollars and risking American lives on an open-ended mission that hasn’t been defined or approved.
Daniel Shaver was unarmed and begging for his life. This week, a jury found the police officer who killed him not guilty of murder or manslaughter.
Three wildfires are burning as an ominous weather forecast of gusty winds threatens to spread disaster across the region.
Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, and Roy Moore are making it increasingly difficult for a moral person to be a loyal Republican.
Daniel Shaver begged officers not to shoot him. What role will his death play in the push for law-enforcement reforms?
His latest sting operation produced evidence that The Washington Post diligently seeks the truth. But that’s not what he told his audience.
A new, technology-driven approach improves on whisper networks, lowers the costs of reporting abuse, and offers added protection for innocents.
Want to become a florist in Louisiana? A home-entertainment installer in Connecticut? Or a barber anywhere? You’re going to need a license for that—and it’s going to cost you.
Politics is downstream of culture—and the website has shaped a culture on the populist right that has proved deeply corrosive.
It cannot reliably protect even its most closely guarded secrets from adversaries. There is no reason to trust it to store years of details about private citizens’ communications, too.
Trump rode to office by tapping the desire for order, but his victory has galvanized those who prefer diversity and openness.
Supporters of the president explain why they stand by him—despite the apparent contradictions between his own denials and other accounts.
In February, the president was asked a series of questions about his campaign’s contacts with Russia. His answers don’t hold up.
Calls to declare Sayfullo Saipov an enemy combatant and send him to Guantanamo threaten the Constitution while doing nothing to advance public safety.
Scarcely a week goes by when the president doesn’t publicly adopt a posture of victimhood to evade responsibility for his failures and shortcomings.
Congressional testimony that illuminates what a developmental disability means—and doesn’t mean
The tech giant wants a key to your house. Give them access to an empty box on the porch instead.
How many of the documents being released a half century after his assassination could’ve been made public a decade or two ago without harming the public?
Americans aren’t quite as bad as the internet has led us to believe.
Critics of the mainstream media were quick to charge that Harvey Weinstein’s misdeeds were an open secret, yet none of them were able to expose it.