Latest from Gillian Brockell

President Trump's visit to Iraq was shrouded in secrecy. But the first time a commander in chief greeted troops overseas, it wasn't reported until Franklin D. Roosevelt's 20-day journey in 1943 was nearly over.

  • Dec 26, 2018

If your algorithms are smart enough to realize that I was pregnant, or that I’ve given birth, then surely they can be smart enough to realize that my baby died, and advertise to me accordingly — or maybe, just maybe, not at all.

  • Dec 12, 2018

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump praised WikiLeaks for publishing hacked Democratic emails, a key focus of the Mueller investigation. Prosecutors say the emails were hacked by Russian intelligence operatives.

  • Nov 29, 2018

Post Opinions columnists and editors read Theodore Roosevelt’s 1903 Thanksgiving proclamation, which is surprisingly relevant today.

  • Nov 21, 2018

The 116th Congress will have a younger, more diverse, more motivated group of congresswomen than ever before, says columnist Karen Tumulty.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker may now be in charge of the Mueller probe, but he’s more constrained than you might think, says Post contributor and law expert Randall D. Eliason.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Media critic Erik Wemple breaks down CNN’s lawsuit against President Trump and others for taking away Jim Acosta’s press credential, as well as the White House’s response to it.

  • Nov 13, 2018

When Ulysses S. Grant’s widow wrote a memoir in 1899, no one wanted it. Now books by former first ladies are huge bestsellers that command millions of dollars.

  • Nov 12, 2018

Although the first U.S. president often praised asylum in speeches and toasts, historians say it is unwise to apply his words to the modern debate about immigration.

  • Nov 8, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a Supreme Court justice is taking far longer. But not as long as the 841 days it took to replace Justice Henry Baldwin after his death in 1844.

  • Sep 3, 2018
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