The U.S. military has a politics problem

Reagan Foundation poll finds deeply eroded trust

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersDecember 1, 2022

How YouTube’s policy execs decide what stays and what goes

The tech giant has been criticized as slow to act and opaque.

By Gerrit De Vynck and Aaron SchafferDecember 1, 2022

Here's a first: Journalists and a U.S. citizen are suing NSO Group

The lawsuit accuses NSO of violating U.S. anti-hacking law.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferDecember 1, 2022

How we can limit Earth's warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius — if we act fast

The Washington Post examined more than 1,200 scenarios for climate change over the coming century, drawing on models considered in a key report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and working with experts from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano December 1, 2022

The under-the-radar battle over opioid addiction treatment legislation

Also in today’s edition … Gun control groups are divided over whether the Senate should hold a vote during the lame duck on an assault weapons ban ... What we're watching: The Senate's rail strike vote and a crypto hearing ... Here’s how federal judges think about diversity in hiring law clerks ... Where the House GOP Impeachment 10's aides are landing.

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiDecember 1, 2022

As Twitter defends its counterterror work, experts fear a spike under Musk

Researchers say Musk's staffing and policy changes could lead to a resurgence in extremist content.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 30, 2022

How the likely new leaders of House Democrats have acted on health care

It's not a top issue for Jeffries, Clark or Aguilar.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardNovember 30, 2022

Countries are negotiating a global plastics treaty. It won’t be easy.

Advocates hope to create plans to reduce plastic production, make recycling easier and stem the vast tide of plastics that flow into the world’s oceans.

By Michael Birnbaum, Vanessa Montalbano and Maxine JoselowNovember 30, 2022

Dems to give nod to unions as leaders seek to avert rail strike

The decision comes after a growing chorus of Democrats voiced opposition to Congress passing a railroad deal they viewed as unfriendly to rail workers.

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiNovember 30, 2022

Iran, World Cup, China: Three protests test the White House

And they aren’t getting the same treatment by the U.S.

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 29, 2022

Musk is waging war on Apple. Republicans are joining in.

The mogul's claim Apple threatened to boot Twitter riled conservatives.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 29, 2022

The fight over medication abortion is just getting started

Antiabortion activists want FDA to rescind approval.

By Rachel Roubein and McKenzie BeardNovember 29, 2022

What’s in store for cybersecurity in Congress’s stretch run

Lawmakers have a list of cyber objectives before the end of the year.

By Tim Starks and Aaron SchafferNovember 29, 2022

Biden's clean-energy czar faces his toughest task yet

John Podesta is playing a key role in making sure Democrats' signature climate change legislation achieves its goals.

By Maxine Joselow and Vanessa Montalbano November 29, 2022

Biden pushes Congress to avoid rail strike. But how quickly can it act?

Also in today’s edition … Senate same-sex marriage bill on verge of passing … Some Republicans issue rare rebuke of Trump over dinner with Fuentes and Ye … Wyden demands financial data from Binance, other crypto firms, Tony Romm reports … Toluse Olorunnipa on why Biden is seizing on gun control despite hurdles in Congress … What we're watching: Biden in Michigan.

By Leigh Ann Caldwell, Theodoric Meyer and Tobi RajiNovember 29, 2022

Covid protests, microchips blockade test Xi’s power in China

Unprecedented demonstrations against his ‘zero covid’ policies

By Olivier Knox and Caroline AndersNovember 28, 2022

Democrats join Twitter alternative Mastodon in protest of Musk

But none are quitting the prominent social network yet.

By Cristiano Lima and Aaron SchafferNovember 28, 2022