Democracy Dies in Darkness
Losing ControlHow Criminal Groups are Transforming Mexico
After Silvia Ortiz’s daughter went missing in 2004, she and other mothers with missing children came together to search for them. (Alexa Juliana Ard, Cinthya Chavez, Alejandro Cegarra, Monica Wise Robles/The Post)
More than 79,000 people had disappeared in Mexico, most of them since 2006. It's the worst crisis of the disappeared in Latin America since the Cold War. And the numbers keep rising.
More Top Stories
Waller could be President Trump’s last addition to the central bank. Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) said another vote on Shelton’s nomination was “unlikely” at this point.
Even Rudolph W. Giuliani reportedly made a point to note he had just met Melissa Carone, whose testimony drew comparisons to SNL sketches.
Bruce McDougal watches embers fly over his property in Orange County, Calif. (AP)
Howling winds and dry vegetation are leading to a volatile situation in Southern California as coronavirus cases surge and people are told to stay at home.
In a new video, O’Keefe is seen dialing into CNN’s private meeting and confronting network president Jeff Zucker.
A 27-year-old frozen embryo led to a live birth, beating a record held by the baby's sister, who was born from an embryo frozen for 24 years.
Trending
Jorge Ribas/The Washington Post
As their special-needs children fall behind, these parents are desperate for schools to reopen
While pandemic school closures have been challenging for many children, special-needs students like McKenzie West are falling further behind.
Get the headlines from today's paper, and click on each one to read the story.
Browse the paper on your computer or tablet, just as it appears in the print edition.
The Post offers several ways to securely send information and documents to journalists.
Experience The Washington Post on your tablet and phone.
The new rule, set to affect tens of millions of people, intensifies the conflict between Beijing and Washington.
He was arrested on three previous occasions this year but this time was denied bail, underscoring a crackdown on the democracy movement.
Kim Hong-Ji/Pool/AP)
Despite a resurgence in the virus, South Korea is plowing ahead with a high-stakes exam for half a million students.
Alek Minassian has admitted driving the van in the 2018 attack that killed 10 people in Toronto. His lawyer says he’s not criminally responsible.
Uunona has no connection to his unusual namesake — but does have a sense of humor about the situation.
World War II-era mountain boots with crampons are among the items being unloaded from the museum support center of the U.S. Army Center of Military History. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
With 47 museums in the United States, Germany and South Korea — and duplicates of nearly everything — a massive culling is underway.
The question could have consequences for thousands of convictions in Louisiana, Oregon and Puerto Rico.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney says agency documents show the problem is more extensive than reported and is threatening the commerce secretary with a subpoena.
The Boeing 737 Max had been grounded for 20 months after two fatal crashes. American Airlines relaunched the aircraft with a demo flight designed to address problems of public trust more than any design flaws.
Market Watch
Last Updated: Today at 0:43 p.m. ET
Dow 30,058.86
Today arrow-up 0.59%
S&P 3,674.80
Today arrow-up 0.16%
NASDAQ 12,404.28
Today arrow-up 0.44%
John Harbaugh's Ravens, shown during training camp in August, are at the center of the NFL's latest chaos. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Perspective
Perhaps loud public shaming might at least prompt the unthinking to pause long enough for folks to run in the other direction.
While the Nats unsurprisingly tendered contracts to Trea Turner and Juan Soto, Kris Bryant will remain with the Cubs until further notice. A trade could send him elsewhere this winter.
Rafer Johnson1935–2020
He later worked as an actor and Special Olympics organizer, and he helped subdue Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin.
(Steven Irby/ARRAY)
The work is the first to emerge from Ava DuVernay’s Law Enforcement Accountability Project, which launched in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Emmy winner Ahmed evaluates projects such as “Sound of Metal” using two metrics: “Does it stretch me, and does it stretch culture?”
“It takes a huge toll to live the trauma of being a Black person in a white-supremacist country and then write it as well,” Oluo said.
Book Review
Discovered in his attic, the letters in “Love, Kurt” feel both very private and very important.
The project’s aftermath made overt what happened behind the scenes as the video game industry grew from small teams to major productions.