Latest from Rick Noack
Officials announced targeted measures in England, France, Spain and elsewhere, and other countries appeared to be on the brink of doing the same.
  • Sep 18, 2020
President Trump on Wednesday tried to knock down a prediction by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head Robert Redfield that novel coronavirus vaccines will not be widely available until the middle of next year.
  • Sep 17, 2020
"Species continue to move, on average, closer to extinction," a U.N. report finds.
  • Sep 16, 2020
In response to the coronavirus, a growing number of schools have embraced outdoor learning.
  • Sep 16, 2020
A top Australian public health officer has become the latest in a string of health officials around the world to face death threats over their responses to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Sep 14, 2020
The Washington Post's Rick Noack goes inside a police training school in Oranienburg, Germany, to look at de-escalation training for officers there.
  • Sep 14, 2020
Similar instances have been reported in other countries.
  • Sep 9, 2020
The scientists write that human activity appears to be a major contributing factor in the emergence of diseases, which “should force us to begin to think in earnest and collectively about living in more thoughtful and creative harmony with nature.”
  • Sep 4, 2020
Even after serving previous prison terms over charges related to his work, Rajabian has approached the upcoming trial with defiance.
  • Sep 3, 2020
A circus has been grounded for almost six months. The pandemic has turned its busy season into a test of patience.
  • Sep 3, 2020