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Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administration

Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,200 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
  • Jul 23, 2021

We captured Olympic skateboarder Heimana Reynolds’s signature moves with 36 GoPros

Skateboarder Heimana Reynolds dreamed of the Olympics years before the sport was added to the Summer Games
  • Jul 22, 2021

Take an interactive ride on the waves with Olympic surfer Caroline Marks ahead of the Games

Surfer Caroline Marks could become the face of women’s surfing if she can hit a sick wave at the Olympics
  • Jul 20, 2021

Scale a 50-foot speed climbing wall with Olympic climber Brooke Raboutou in augmented reality

Lifelong climber Brooke Raboutou carries her family’s competitive legacy as her sport debuts at the 2021 Summer Games
  • Jul 20, 2021

Laws and customs guide presidential transitions — but some go off the rails anyway

Trump’s attacks on Biden’s win are unprecedented, but bitterness over losing is nearly as old as the presidency.
  • Jan 15, 2021

Tracking the 2020 electoral college vote

President-elect Joe Biden will take another step toward inauguration Monday when members of the electoral college gather in state capitals to cast their ballots for president and vice president. Follow along as states cast their votes.
  • Dec 14, 2020

As wildfires hit Australia, ocean warming from climate change endangers Tasmania

Tasmanian Aboriginals faced genocide, and now extreme climate change is threatening what’s left of their culture.
  • Dec 27, 2019

Alaska climate change: Facing catastrophe, this town can’t quit Big Oil

In Alaska, a new oil boom is on the horizon even as climate change arrives and greenhouse gas emissions climb.
  • Dec 13, 2019

California climate change: Fires, floods and a fight over free parking

Life in Southern California is being transformed as the climate grows hotter, fueling more intense wildfires, deadly mudslides and extreme drought.
  • Dec 6, 2019

Lives adrift in a rapidly warming world: A photographic portrait

Climate change may seem like a distant danger to many, but around the globe, people are seeing its full, transformative impact. From Alaska to Angola, Qatar to Colorado and more, Post photographers share their stories of a growing crisis.
  • Dec 2, 2019