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How a collapsed pool deck could have caused a Florida condo building to fall

A simulation based on a digital model that factors in witness accounts, visual evidence and construction plans shows that an initial collapse in the pool deck area of Champlain Towers South could have triggered a series of events that brought down much of the building.
  • Aug 12, 2021

Video, images and interviews deepen questions about role of pool deck in condo collapse

The Post interviewed more than a dozen experts and modeled the building to better understand the potential points of structural failure.
  • Jul 8, 2021

Florida condo board saw flaws in original construction in tests after 2018 engineer’s report

The condo board told residents in 2020 that there was no waterproofing at all over portions of the building’s underground parking garage, a condition that had “exposed the garage to water intrusion for 40 years,” board records show.
  • Jul 2, 2021

Inside the ‘shadow reality world’ promoting the lie that the presidential election was stolen

Wealthy allies of former president Donald Trump have spent millions on films, rallies and other efforts to tout falsehoods about the 2020 vote.
  • Jun 24, 2021

‘Italygate’ election conspiracy theory was pushed by two firms led by woman who also falsely claimed $30 million mansion was hers

Two firms led by Virginia business executive Michele Roosevelt Edwards promoted outlandish claims that an Italian defense contractor conspired with CIA officials to switch votes from Trump to Biden using satellite technology.
  • Jun 19, 2021

How an obscure Texas security company helped convince Americans the 2020 election was stolen from Trump

Russell J. Ramsland Jr. has sold everything from Tex-Mex food to a light-therapy technology. Starting two years ago, he helped sell the notion that votes in U.S. elections were being manipulated.
  • May 9, 2021

Ramsey Clark, attorney general who became a critic of U.S. policies, dies at 93

He served as LBJ’s attorney general, then later questioned U.S. foreign policy and defended an international rogues’ gallery.
  • Apr 10, 2021

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, literary citadel of San Francisco, dies at 101

The acclaimed poet was longtime proprietor of City Lights, the San Francisco bookstore and avant-garde publishing house that catapulted the Beat Generation to fame.
  • Feb 23, 2021

Dominion files defamation lawsuit against MyPillow CEO over false claims voting machines were rigged against Trump

The company is seeking more than $1.3 billion from Mike Lindell, a staunch Trump supporter, and his company.
  • Feb 22, 2021

Why we don’t talk about sexual violence against boys — and why we should

It's far more pervasive than we think.
  • Feb 22, 2021