Democracy Dies in Darkness
Video surveillance shows Stavian Rodriguez, 15, and Oklahoma City police on Nov. 23. Five officers are charged in the teen's killing. (Oklahoma County District Attorney)
A Washington Post database of fatal force incidents finds most children shot by police are minorities and less likely to be armed than adults shot by police.
A judge found prosecutors had proven beyond a reasonable doubt four of five aggravating factors in Floyd’s killing that they argued should result in a tougher prison sentence.
Framed photos of Indira Chatterjee and her husband, Malay Kumar Chatterjee, who both died after contracting the coronavirus. (Rebecca Conway for The Post)
Sujata Hingorani often takes short videos to capture the emotions of a space. She found herself using those skills to record the struggle of her mother and father, who were partially vaccinated but died nine days apart as finding adequate care became nearly impossible.
Symptoms include hallucinations and Capgras delusion — a belief that impostors replaced family members.
Where have all the Uber and Lyft drivers gone? And, how the pandemic economy is fueling protests and violence in Colombia.
(Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post)
Priyanka Chopra Jonas's Indian restaurant, SONA, in New York City has dedicated a dish to covid-19 relief efforts in India.
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Lackluster hiring and a surge in prices have galvanized Republican complaints about the president’s economic stewardship as he tries to secure a legacy-defining set of domestic spending proposals.
Christopher Miller’s assessment was a stark departure from his previous public statements about what led to the Jan. 6 assault on Congress.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) speaks after she was voted out as chair of the House Republican Conference on Wednesday. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
The expulsion of Cheney from her post in Republican leadership took place against the backdrop of fretting about “cancel culture.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday took a head-spinning tour through Washington.
President Biden’s transition has been slower than previous ones. 
Mourners carry the body of Iraqi anti-government activist Ehab al-Wazni during his funeral at the Imam Hussein Shrine in Karbala, Iraq, on May 9. (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP/Getty Images)
Rotating blackouts were instituted island-wide, as the supplier said emergency repairs were underway.
The nearly completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline is backed by Angela Merkel, but her time as leader ends later this year.
The pro-democracy movement has proven resilient.
South America leads the world in new cases and deaths per capita. Uruguay leads South America in both.
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) also said the indoor mask mandate will be lifted when 70 percent of Maryland adults have received one dose of vaccine, expected by Memorial Day weekend.
The state will stop studying how to widen most of the Capital Beltway with toll lanes and will focus on replacing the American Legion Bridge and expanding the lower part of Interstate 270, officials said.
(Matt McClain/The Washington Post)
Amid a swirl of confusion, incomplete information and official appeals for residents to relax, some drivers in the Washington region still spent Wednesday lined up at filling stations or hunting for gas.
A Washington Post analysis found that over the past 15 years, winning a Golden Globes award for best dramatic film brought in an additional $6 million in box office receipts the weekend after the Globes, compared with the previous weekend.
Leigh H. Perkins1927–2021
He grew the Vermont-based company far beyond fly-fishing, expanding into linen dresses, engraved drinking glasses and even dog beds.
From left, Bill, Ivy, Emma, Ben and Mia Clark of West Chester, Pa. When the pandemic sparked shutdowns in March of last year, Mia Clark was laid off from her job at the YMCA, which doubled as child care for her children. (Mia Clark)
Job growth for women is so low that, at the rate seen in April, it would take 28 months to regain the losses of the pandemic — and longer when population growth is accounted for.
Tom Brady and the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers will host the Cowboys on Sept. 9 to open the NFL season. (Steve Luciano/AP)
This will be the NFL’s first 17-game regular season, and the league is planning for a return to normalcy after the coronavirus pandemic caused numerous postponements and adjustments last year.
Brad Hand blew another save in the ninth, then allowed two of the Phillies’ three runs in the 10th in a 5-2 loss.
Washington fell, 120-116, to Atlanta  and are not in the NBA play-in tournament just yet.
Conor McGregor's whiskey business lifted him to the peak of Forbes' annual rankings.
The calmer and less reactive we are, the more effective our parenting responses become. In the worthy pursuit of yelling less, however, it may help us reach that goal if we feel less guilt when we inevitably yell.
The letter writer’s ex-boyfriend asked her to be there for the viewing, funeral and wake. Her current fiance thinks it’s too much.
He rationalizes using the word, but wife wants it wiped out of his vocabulary.
Reader’s acquaintances assume line-jumping, which wasn’t the case.
(The Museum of Modern Art, New York)
Great Works, In FocusCritic’s Notebook
The Dutch painter's "Broadway Boogie-Woogie" shows how his art reduced empirical things to a binary language of vertical and horizontal lines.
Chris Power’s new novel follows the complicated relationship of two writers in Berlin.
Barry Jenkins’s adaptation of “The Underground Railroad,” Colson Whitehead’s award-winning novel, confronts slavery and celebrates the resilience of the people who were oppressed by it.