Latest from Nicole Dungca
  • Post Reports

When police watchdogs lack teeth

How civilian oversight is undermined by politicians and police. And how economic inequality has worsened the pandemic in Venezuela.
  • May 7, 2021

When communities try to hold police accountable, law enforcement fights back

Civilian oversight is undermined by politicians and police, who say citizens are ill-equipped to judge officers.
  • Apr 27, 2021

The Capitol mob: A raging collection of grievances and disillusionment

Social media sleuths, news accounts and court cases are revealing the identities of those who swarmed the U.S. Capitol. Here are some of their stories.
  • Jan 10, 2021

Where Republicans in Congress stand on Trump’s false claim of winning the election

The Washington Post asked Republicans in Congress three questions. Who won the presidential election? Where do you stand on Trump's efforts to claim victory? Will you accept Joe Biden as the legitimately elected president? Here's what they said.
  • Dec 15, 2020

At college health centers, students battle misdiagnoses and inaccessible care

As students return to college amid the coronavirus pandemic, campus health-care centers across the country face their biggest test.
  • Jul 13, 2020

Five takeaways from The Post’s investigation of college health centers

The Post interviewed more than 200 students, parents and health officials and examined thousands of records to assess the landscape of student health services on college campuses.
  • Jul 13, 2020

A dozen high-profile fatal encounters that have galvanized protests nationwide

These deaths of black Americans since 2014 have led to heightened scrutiny of police and questions about institutional racism.
  • Jun 8, 2020

On the front lines of the pandemic, grocery workers are in the dark about risks

Stores generally are not required to publicly disclose cases of coronavirus involving employees or report them to the local health departments.
  • May 24, 2020

Boom-and-bust federal funding after 9/11 undercut hospitals’ preparedness for pandemics

Federal spending to ready hospitals for health emergencies is a fraction of what has been spent on overall preparedness for bioterrorism, pandemics and other health hazards.
  • May 2, 2020

As Trump declared coronavirus under control, local leaders faced confusion and chaos as cases piled up

Frustrated by the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, state and local officials took steps on their own to protect their communities.
  • Mar 29, 2020