Half Moon Bay shooting unmasks poor living conditions for farmworkers
The workers where the accused gunman lived and allegedly killed four were living in squalor, local officials said, a charge disputed by the farm's owner.By Joshua Partlow and Lisa Bonos
5 fired Memphis officers charged with second-degree murder of Tyre Nichols
“Simply put, this should not have happened,” David B. Rausch, director of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, said of the fatal beating. “I’m sickened by what I saw.”By Robert Klemko
Monterey Park’s Asian diaspora adopts new rite: Mourning after gun violence
Nearly a week after the mass killing at Star Ballroom Dance Studio, vigils drawing from new and old traditions are helping a community grieve.By Arelis R. Hernández and Reis Thebault
Monterey Park shooting victims include ‘loving aunt’ and joyful dancer
At least 11 people were killed in the shooting at Monterey Park's Star Ballroom Dance Studio, including My Nhan and Valentino Alvero.By Washington Post Staff
Judge curbs Fla. probe into U.S. medicine’s trans treatment standards
American Academy of Pediatrics, Endocrine Society and others accuse the state of targeting them after they backed lawsuit by patients and families fighting Florida’s Medicaid funding ban.By Spencer S. Hsu
In Atlanta, a deadly forest protest sparks debate over ‘domestic terrorism’
A protest in an Atlanta forest over a police training facility has become the latest flash point between demonstrators and law enforcement after the city was rocked by racial justice protests in 2020.By Tim Craig
Nephew says feds responsible for prison death of mob boss Whitey Bulger
A nephew says the famous mob boss should never have been sent to the notoriously dangerous prison where he was killed soon after arrival.By Rachel Weiner
She tried to get gas. ‘I don’t serve Black people,’ an attendant told her.
An Oregon jury awarded Rose Wakefield $1 million in damages after a gas station attendant allegedly bypassed her to serve White customers.By Timothy Bella
DeSantis trustee appointees face skeptical crowd at New College of Florida
Christopher Rufo, a conservative activist, and Jason “Eddie” Speir are among six new trustee appointees at the Sarasota college.By Jack Stripling
A Holocaust survivor fell for a woman online. Then he lost $2.8 million, feds say.
Peaches Stergo of Florida faces up to 20 years in prison if she is convicted of draining the life savings of an 87-year-old man in a romance scam.By Timothy Bella
Backlash grows against DeSantis decision to block AP African American studies class
The DeSantis administration said a pilot AP course on Black history would not be approved because it violated state law and “lacks educational value.”By Lori Rozsa
A turkey settled near her Minnesota home. Now she carries weapons.
In Coon Rapids, Minn., Rachael Gross said a wild turkey has placed her and her neighbors’ lives in turmoil.By Kyle Melnick
Louisiana routinely overdetains inmates, violating Constitution, U.S. says
Overdetention is not unheard of elsewhere, but Lousiana is “deliberately indifferent” to “systemic” shortcomings, the Justice Department said.By Andrew Jeong
Crowdfunded DNA test identifies woman found dead in the desert in 1971
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona named a woman found dead in 1971 as Colleen Rice, who was identified with a crowdfunded DNA-sequencing investigation.By Daniel Wu
Monterey Park gunman prepared backup getaway vehicle, sheriff says
Huu Can Tran met his now-ex-wife at Star Ballroom Dance Studio, but authorities have not found a connection between him and any of the victims.By Bryan Pietsch
97-year-old froze to death outside assisted-living center, lawsuit says
Mary Jo Staub, 97, was stuck outside for nearly six hours before she was found by employees of the Colorado assisted-living facility where she lived, a lawsuit claims.By Praveena Somasundaram
Many mass attackers motivated by personal and work grievances, report says
The Secret Service research also found that 73 percent of attacks involved the use of one or more firearms, many of which were legally obtained.By Kelly Kasulis Cho
Biden vowed to punish Saudis over oil cut. That’s no longer the plan.
Administration officials now point to intensified opposition in Congress as a chief outcome of OPEC’s decision to slash output ahead of last year’s elections.By Missy Ryan
Did Alex Murdaugh kill his family? Here’s what jurors heard on Day 1.
Trial begins for Alex Murdaugh, the one-time patriarch of a multi-generational legal dynasty in South Carolina who is now accused of killing his wife and son.By Ben Brasch and María Luisa Paúl