Latest from Twila Waddy

Are you ready for some (fan-controlled) football?

Can an experimental new league revolutionize sports by turning fans into play callers?
  • Oct 16, 2019

How a globe-trotting, adventure-seeking socialite became the first American woman in uniform captured by the Nazis

The forgotten story of an unlikely feminist antihero, whose hunger for experience jeopardized multiple lives and imperiled some of America’s most closely held secrets during World War II.
  • Sep 25, 2019

Victims, families and America’s thirst for true-crime stories

What happens when one family’s tragedy becomes entertainment for everyone else?
  • Jul 30, 2019

How Saikat Chakrabarti became AOC’s chief of change

How Saikat Chakrabarti emerged as a behind-the-scenes force in progressive politics.
  • Jul 10, 2019

House of blues: This family went all in on their favorite color for a breezy beach escape

The Tippetts' designer swatched her way through the three floors using 10 shades of paint and dozens of fabrics with blues from aqua to cobalt.
  • Jun 19, 2019

What it’s like to watch my college boyfriend, Beto O’Rourke, run for president

Seeing him appear in the media alongside celebrities and politicians has been one of the most bizarre experiences of my life.
  • May 8, 2019

Who should get to adopt Native American children?

Decades ago, Congress passed a law intended to keep Native American children from being adopted outside their tribes. Now, its future is in doubt.
  • Apr 3, 2019

The lottery that’s revolutionizing D.C. schools

How a Nobel Prize-winning economist designed an algorithm that changed the course of school choice in D.C.
  • Mar 20, 2019

2018: A portfolio of illustrations

Art directors at The Washington Post commissioned work from more than 450 artists in 2018 to illustrate politics, entertainment and sporting events, among other topics. Take a look at 50 illustrators whose work appeared this year in print and digital coverage.
  • Dec 21, 2018

A downed World War II plane, a Dutch village and the art of remembering

A downed World War II plane, a small town and the art of remembering.
  • Nov 9, 2018